Study: Greenspaces in Hospitals Reduce Patient, Provider, Visitor Stress
Introducing nature can help humanize the institutional environment help improve individuals with spatial orientation and navigation, results of analysis show.
AHA Publishes Statement on Cannabis Use and Its Impact on Brain Health
The scientific statement is an expert analysis of research that may help inform future clinical practice guidelines for the use of marijuana.
Study Results Show Alzheimer-Like Changes in Brains of Some Individuals With COVID-19
Findings from a small sample of those who died from the virus indicate that their ryanodine receptors were affected.
Investigators Develop Tool to Identify Individuals Overlooked for Alcohol Use Disorder
The framework focuses on 13 risk factors, including impulsive behavior and punishment and reward sensitivity.
Research Finds Patients, Physicians Differ in Opinions on Immediate Access to Medical Results
Approximately 63% of clinicians surveyed agree that immediately releasing electronic records is more confusing than helpful, study results show.
Boosting the Maternal Microbiome Sharply Reduces Biliary Atresia in Early-Stage Study
When pregnant mice were fed butyrate, most of their pups survived after exposure to infection that induces a fatal intestinal blockage, the results of a new analysis show.
Marijuana Users’ Risk of Deadly Complication Doubles After Rare Type of Bleeding Stroke
The study is the largest to examine the impact of THC on individuals with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.
Study: Autism-Linked Gene Deletion Could Affect Cognitive Speed
Study results from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio also show that cells that make myelin were diminished in mice.
Sunlight May Protect Against Multiple Sclerosis
Study results show that children and young adults who spend time in the sun may have less of a chance of getting multiple sclerosis.
Study Gathers Brain Recordings to Improve Deep Brain Simulation for OCD
Investigators capture more than 1000 hours from 3 individuals with obsessive-compulsive disorder as a first step in designing improved treatments for neuropsychiatric disorders.
Family Dynamics Can Help Establish Open Dialogue About Health Between Adult Children, Parents
Study investigators identified 3 significant factors that affect whether an emerging adult discloses health information to a parent.
1 in 4 Individuals With ADHD Have a Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Those with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder are much more likely to have GAD at some point in their lives than others who do not have it.
Junk Food Can Affect Both the Environment and Health
Even though “core foods” account for more greenhouse gas emissions, discretionary nutrition choices should also be avoided, the results of a new review show.
Blood Transfusions With Substitutes Prove Beneficial for Individuals With Anemia
A new mathematical model shows that low-cost and safe plasma expanders for transfusion can decrease the overall cost by 10 times, while also lowering the negative aspects of the process.
Expert: Pfizer Requests the Approval of COVID-19 Vaccine for Ages 5 to 11
Anna Legreid-Dopp, PharmD, Senior Director of Clinical Guidelines and Quality Improvement at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists discusses Pfizer’s request to approve their COVID-19 vaccine for children 5 to 11.
How To Prevent Irritation From Using Hand Sanitizer
In a Contemporary Clinic interview, Jessica Hui, a researcher and pediatric allergist at National Jewish Health, discussed how increased hand hygiene may be harming the hands of healthcare workers.
For Hispanic Heritage Month, Organizations Host Event Featuring Jennifer Lopez to Raise Money for Nursing Scholarships
The Carlyle Impact Foundation and Hispanic Star raised a total of 142 scholarships for Hispanics who are pursuing a career in nursing.
Loss of Smell and Taste Can Predict COVID-19 Instead of Flu
More than half of individuals with the coronavirus reported anosmia and dysgeusia, according to study results published in Microbes Infection.
Individuals With Diabetes Develop More Severe COVID-19 Symptoms
The results of a new study show that when coronavirus-infected diabetic mice were injected with an interferon beta, SETDB2 increased and helped decrease the inflammatory cytokines.
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