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2664 Articles Matching "mental"

Can you eat your way to better mental health? Study says yes

Feb 19, 2019 , CNN Health
It is well known that eating lots of fruit and vegetables is good for your physical health, but research suggests that it might be good for your mental health too....
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How Mental Health Charity Strongminds Is Disrupting Depression In Africa

Feb 19, 2019 , Forbes
Strongminds is a charitable organization that is treating depression at scale in Uganda, focusing particularly on women. Inspired by the inventiveness of their solution, I reached out to Strongminds founder Sean Mayberry and program director Kari...
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The Naked Professors Podcast: Stripping It Back For Mental Health

Feb 19, 2019 , Forbes
The Naked Professors are Matt Johnson and Ben Bidwell, on a new podcast addressing mental health. The Naked Professors represent the new breed of masculinity by stripping things back to have deep and vulnerable discussions about what is most important in life and how we actually...
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Cybersecurity Mental Health Warning -- 1 In 6 CISOs Now Medicate Or Use Alcohol

Feb 16, 2019 , Forbes
With CISOs turning to medication and alcohol to deal with the stresses that the role brings, what needs to be done to ensure their mental health and the cybersecurity of the business are both properly looked...
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New Molecules Reverse Memory Loss Linked To Depression, Aging

Feb 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New therapeutic molecules developed at Toronto's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) show promise in reversing the memory loss linked to depression and aging. These molecules not only rapidly improve symptoms, but remarkably, also appear to renew the underlying brain impairments causing m......
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Nektar, Bristol combo drug shows signs of tumor reduction in bladder cancer patients

Feb 16, 2019 , Reuters
Nektar Therapeutics said on Friday some patients with advanced bladder cancer treated with a combination of its experimental treatment and Bristol-Myers Squibb Co's immunotherapy, Opdivo, showed signs of tumor reduction in an early-stage study....
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Higher Fruit, Vegetable Consumption Tied to Well-Being

Feb 16, 2019 , RxList
The physical benefits of eating fruits and vegetables are well documented, but new research shows that higher consumption of these foods also improves mental health and...
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1 Hour of General Anesthesia Safe for Infants

Feb 16, 2019 , WebMD
Among more than 700 infants in seven countries, the researchers didn't find any measurable neurodevelopmental or behavioral problems up to the age of...
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Asthma Pill Targets Airway Muscles To Decrease Attacks

Feb 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Results from a phase II clinical trial, experimental work on cells and computational modelling have together shown why the first pill for asthma in 20 years can help reduce asthma attacks. Researchers from Leicester (UK) and Vancouver (Canada) have shown that the investigational drug, Fevipiprant (......
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The Medical Minute: Helping Caregivers Address Mental Health Concerns

Feb 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Caregiver jobs often come loaded with pressures. In fact, caregivers face a higher risk of developing a mental health disorder because of the stress that can accompany taking care of others. “It’s important for caregivers to care for themselves first so they can stay healthy enough to care for othe......
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Are Hearing Loss, Mental Decline Related?

Feb 15, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Are Hearing Loss, Mental Decline Related?Category: Health NewsCreated: 2/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/13/2019 12:00:00...
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Stimulating The Vagus Nerve In The Neck Might Help Ease Pain Associated With PTSD

Feb 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a mental condition caused by a traumatic event. People with PTSD may experience intrusive memories, negative thoughts, anxiety and chronic pain. The condition is typically treated with a combination of psychotherapy, anti-depressants and anti-anxiety medic......
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Bayer stresses drug's tolerability in bid for prostate cancer market

Feb 15, 2019 , Reuters
Bayer is banking on the mild side effects of its experimental prostate cancer drug darolutamide, as it prepares to take on established rival products by Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson....
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Half of U.S. Kids With a Mental Health Disorder Don't Get Treatment

Feb 14, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Half of U.S. Kids With a Mental Health Disorder Don't Get TreatmentCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/12/2019 12:00:00...
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Wellbutrin vs. Xanax

Feb 14, 2019 , RxList
Wellbutrin (bupropion) and Xanax (alprazolam) are used to treat different types of mental illness/mood...
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Johnson & Johnson's nasal spray for depression wins FDA panel backing

Feb 13, 2019 , Reuters
An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday voted in favor of Johnson & Johnson's experimental nasal spray, which has a compound similar to often-abused ketamine, bringing the drug closer to approval....
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Another Winter Storm Is Coming. Here's How It Can Affect Your Mental Health.

Feb 13, 2019 , Forbes
Extreme heat has been linked to higher rates of suicide and even violent crime, while cold weather can worsen...
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Nearly 8 million US Kids Have Mental Issues

Feb 13, 2019 , WebMD
Mental health problems in U.S. children are common, according to a new survey, with about 1 in 6 children of school age affected. The survey asked parents about anxiety, depression and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder or ADHD—because they are the most prevalent and pose the greatest risk for long-term...
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Where Is The Line Between Getting A Suicidal Person Help And Their Right To Privacy? Experts Wonder If Facebook Is Toeing It

Feb 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
“It’s important to have innovative approaches. But just because people are suicidal and in crisis doesn’t mean they don’t deserve rights,” said Dr. John Torous, the director of the digital psychiatry division at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. In other public health news: race and the medical community, colds, mental health, exercise, allergies, gene-editing and...
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German Researchers Discover How Sleep Can Fight An Infection

Feb 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers in Germany have discovered why sleep can sometimes be the best medicine. Sleep improves the potential ability of some of the body’s immune cells to attach to their targets, according to a new study that will be published February 12 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine. The study, led......
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