De-Stigmatization of Sexual Assault May Contribute to Related Increase in Emergency Department VisitsOctober 25th 2022
Data show that an increase in sexual assault-related emergency department visits in 2019 may be due to social de-stigmatization of sexual assault during the #metoo movement of that year.
Study: Early Fluoride Exposure Not Found to Have Impact on Childhood DevelopmentOctober 19th 2022
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).
Guselkumab, Golimumab Combination Therapy Achieves Clinical Remission Rate of 47.9% in Patients with Ulcerative ColitisOctober 14th 2022
The rate of clinical remission for adults with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis was higher than induction and maintenance treatment with either guselkumab alone at 31% or golimumab alone at 20.8%.
More Than 90% of Deaf Community Struggled After Initiation of Mask Mandate During COVID-19 PandemicOctober 5th 2022
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.
Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander Communities Faced Significant Disparities in Mental, Physical Health During PandemicSeptember 20th 2022
Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders are suggested to have had some of the highest levels of mortality, depression, alcohol use, and anxiety disorders during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Study: Better Primary Health Care Access Leads to Improved Control of High Blood PressureSeptember 12th 2022
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 SymptomsAugust 31st 2022
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.
Groundbreaking Pilot Study Suggests Neurofeedback Can Treat ‘Chemo Brain’August 30th 2022
Research looking at neurofeedback and “chemo brain” found that most patients had normal brain function after 18 weeks of neurofeedback therapy, significantly improving patient symptoms.
Study Finds Routine Depression Screening May Address Underdiagnosed Patient PopulationsAugust 24th 2022
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: Academic Stress Hits Female, Nonbinary, or College Sophomore Students HardestAugust 19th 2022
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School analysis shows that not all groups are uniformly affected by the pressure, and those that are should be offered additional resources and support.
Study: Excessive Alcohol Consumption Causes Gut Microbiome ImbalanceAugust 16th 2022
Although alcohol is not absorbed by the intestines, research has demonstrated that excessive drinking causes the liver to produce too much acetate which may lead to intestinal bacterial overgrowth.
Maternal Personality Disorder Symptoms May Lead to a Child’s Insecure Attachment in AdolescenceAugust 15th 2022
Research found a strong correlation between a mother’s dynamic with their mother and whether or not their child is able to form secure attachments with others in adolescence.