Data Analysis Shows Significant New Onset Morbidity Post-COVID-19 in Children, Adolescents, Adults
Although long-term health issues from COVID-19 are a major public health concern, evidence on post-COVID-19 symptoms are still limited, specifically among children and adolescents.
Study: Mindfulness Can Effectively Reduce Stress for Patients With Anxiety Disorders
Patients with anxiety disorders were found to be able to use mindfulness techniques to manage generalized anxiety, social anxiety, panic disorder, and fear of certain places or situations, including crowds and public transportation.
Study: Sedentary Lifestyle, Sugary Diet More Detrimental to Men
A feature of obesity and type 2 diabetes is vascular insulin, which contributes to vascular disease.
Study: Depression Risk Rises With Hours Worked in Stressful Jobs
Data from a recent study show a clear need to further reduce the number of hours residents work each week on average to decrease the occurrence of depression.
Study: Early Fluoride Exposure Not Found to Have Impact on Childhood Development
The measures of children’s emotional and behavioral development were assessed by the Strength and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ), and executive functioning was measured by the Behavior Inventory of Executive Functioning (BRIEF).
Study: Schizophrenia May Significantly Increase Dementia Risk
The researchers analyzed evidence from 11 studies conducted in 9 countries on 4 continents, which included approximately 13 million participants.
More Than 90% of Deaf Community Struggled After Initiation of Mask Mandate During COVID-19 Pandemic
These effects were particularly pronounced among those who sign or who are profoundly deaf, whose feelings of disconnect from society had a significantly detrimental impact on their wellbeing.
Study: Better Primary Health Care Access Leads to Improved Control of High Blood Pressure
The authors noted that health care professionals at community clinics and primary care practices specifically can help expand awareness and detection of high blood pressure by providing affordable treatment and management.
Study: Hepatitis C Drugs May Reduce PTSD Symptoms
Previous studies have shown that 6% of Americans will develop PTSD in their lifetime, which can disrupt lives and lead to or worsen existing health issues, like depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and suicidal thoughts.
Study Finds Routine Depression Screening May Address Underdiagnosed Patient Populations
Depression tends to go unrecognized in more than half of patients presenting with symptoms in primary care, although data show that an approximate 60% of patients receive their depression care from the primary care setting.
Study: Targeting Impulsivity Early in Adolescence Could Prevent Later Behavioral Disorders
Research showed that changes in impulsivity during early to mid-adolescence predicted changes in antisocial behavior and alcohol use.
Study: Climate Change Predicted to Cause Increase in Mortality Rate of More Than 60% by 2100s
The study authors found that regional differences in temperature accounted for many of the variances in nighttime temperature.
Study: Stereotyping 'Brilliance' As Male Trait Increases With Age in Children Up to Age 12 Years
The investigators discovered that, as the age of the boys that were tested got older, they were less likely to hold the same stereotype of brilliance being a male trait as their parents.
Physical, Mental Activity for Preserving Thinking Skills Differ for Men, Women
Cognitive reserve, as the research team references it, is the buffer that occurs when people have strong thinking skills, even when their brains may already show signs of the underlying changes associated with cognitive impairment and dementia.
Study: Mindfulness Meditation Reduces Pain by Separation from Self
Although mindfulness meditation may be a new method of pain treatment and can be practiced anywhere, Zeidan hopes that training can be made even more accessible and integrated into standard outpatient procedures.
Low Moods May Arise From Staring at Yourself During Online Meetings, Calls
These findings strengthen the challenges of online meeting platforms and raise the issue of the psychological problems that may be occurring in people participating in online activities, such as anxiety and depression.
Loneliness in Older Age Associated With Childhood Circumstances, Personality Traits
Based on the data, Guthmuller observed that ill health was the primary factor correlated with loneliness in older age.
Study: Potential Threats to Stability, Sustainability for US Nursing Workforce
The purpose of the study was to get a better glimpse of the perspective of nurses working in the United States on the frontlines during the COVID-19 pandemic’s first wave.
Study: Stress May Be Associated with Fertility Issues in Women
To assess one potential source of diminished ovarian reserve, the researchers looked to the potential role of stress in this process.
Regular Testing Needed for HIV PrEP, Study Shows
Pre-exposure prophylaxis can effectively reduce the risk of HIV transmission.
Study: Closing the Blinds During Sleep Protects Health
Zee added that the results indicate that a similar effect is also present when exposure to light occurs during nighttime sleep.
Navitoclax Combination Shows Promising Anti-Fibrosis Activity in Patients with Myelofibrosis
Navitoclax is an investigational, oral BCL-XL/BCL-2 inhibitor that is designed to activate programmed cell death in cancer cells.
Study Indicates Vegetable Consumption Does Not Protect Against Cardiovascular Disease
Higher consumption of cooked or uncooked vegetables is unlikely to affect the risk of CVD.
Molnupiravir Recommended for Patients with Non-Severe COVID-19 at Highest Risk of Hospital Admission
Molnupiravir can help prevent more severe COVID-19 symptoms developing if it is used as early as possible after infection.
Early Signs of Parkinson's Disease Can Appear 5 to 10 Years Before Diagnosis
Using electronic primary health care records, the team looked at over a million people living in East London between 1990 and 2018 to explore early symptoms and risk factors for Parkinson’s.
Study: People With ADHD More Likely to Exhibit Hoarding Behaviors
Among the 81% of the remaining study group participants, the researchers found a larger hoarding severity, but not to a point that significantly impaired their lives versus the control group.
Women’s Experience of Sexual Assault, Workplace Sexual Harassment Linked to High Blood Pressure
A new study from NIH highlights why health research into women’s experiences of sexual assault and workplace sexual harassment is critical.
Clarity Needed for What Represents a 'Mental Health Problem'
Specifically, the study authors noted that input from non-medical professions and service users may be beneficial to support this process.
Study Shows Sleep Issues Are Contributing to Nurses' Anxiety, Depression During the Pandemic
The study authors suggested that employers could take action to address work stress and factors that influence sleep.
Study: Feelings of Fatigue Predict Early Death in Older Adults
Glynn added that other than tying high fatigability to an earlier death, the study demonstrates the value of the Pittsburgh Fatigability Scale, which was created in 2014.
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