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Teen tanning addiction afflicts minorities in Los Angeles
Tanning addiction plagues teenage minorities in Los Angeles, and that dependency is associated with marijuana abuse, obsessive-compulsive disorder and other mental health issues, a Keck School of Medicine of USC study reports. For decades, tanning and tanning addiction was thought to be a problem prevalent almost solely among white, college-age women however, research by USC s Kimberly Miller and ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 7
Infants exposed to hepatitis C increasing, yet not adequately screened, MWRI s...
PITTSBURGH, May 2, 2018 - Due to the opioid epidemic, hepatitis C virus HCV is increasing among pregnant women, resulting in a greater risk of perinatal transmission and HCV infection among children. Despite this increased prevalence, HCV-exposed infants are not adequately screened and many pediatric HCV infections remain undetected, according to a new study from researchers at Magee-Womens Resear ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 7
Study: Transgender people who are denied mental health care at higher risk of ...
A study co-authored by Dr. Michael A. Lindsey, Executive Director of the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy Research at the Silver of Social Work at New York University, has found that transgender people who are denied access to mental health treatment experience a higher risk of substance abuse and attempted suicide. The findings, published online in Administration and Policy in Mental Health ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 7
Study: Alcohol-related cirrhosis patients are sicker, costlier and often female
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- More than one-third of cirrhosis cases are related to alcohol, a seven-year national study of more than 100 million privately insured people has found. Among that group, 294,215 people had cirrhosis 105,871 36 percent had alcohol-related cirrhosis. The latter group was sicker and admitted or readmitted to a hospital more often, incurring nearly twice the health care costs per p ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 7
US autism rate edges up in new CDC report
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health contributed to a new U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC report that finds the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder ASD among 11 surveillance sites as one in 59 among children aged 8 years in 2014 or 1.7 percent . This marks a 15 percent increase from the most recent report two years ago, and the highest prevalenc ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Apr 28
Get a grip: What your hand strength says about your marriage prospects and mor...
NEW YORK April 26, 2018 --Researchers at Columbia University s Mailman School of Public Health and the Columbia Aging Center found men with a stronger grip were more likely to be married than men with weaker grips. Grip strength was not a factor in the marital status of women. The findings are published online in the journal SSM-Population Health . Grip strength is an established measure of health ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Apr 28
Online reviews of plastic surgeons -- study looks at differences between happy...
April 27, 2018 - Good cosmetic results are an important factor - but not the only factor - differentiating positive versus negative reviews for plastic surgeons on Google, Yelp, and other online review sites , according to a special topic paper in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery reg , the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons ASPS . Factors such a ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Apr 28
Hearing screening for public safety professionals -- new method for 'fitness f...
April 27, 2018 - Hearing is an important part of fitness-for-duty assessments of police officers and other public safety professionals - but standard hearing tests don t give a true picture of whether these professionals can hear and communicate in the specific noise environments where they must work. A new approach to hearing assessment in public safety officers -- which has been adopted by five ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Apr 28
Common allergic conditions linked to mental health
In a new, large-scale study, eczema, hay fever, and asthma are linked to an increased risk of developing mental illnesses. The study backs up previous work and may help to guide clinicians as they treat these people.
Medical News Today - Sat. Apr 28
Could 'one puff' of cannabis ease depression?
A new study sheds light on how different quantities of tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol the psychoactive compounds in cannabis affect levels of stress, anxiety, and depression.
Medical News Today - Sat. Apr 28
Nervous stomach: Symptoms, causes, and remedies
A nervous stomach is one example of how a person s emotions can affect their body. Doctors may refer to a nervous stomach if a person is having symptoms, such as nausea or bloating, that are unrelated to any gastrointestinal condition.
Medical News Today - Sat. Apr 28
Depression: Pioneering study pinpoints 44 genetic culprits
A groundbreaking new study that analyzed the genetic data of thousands of participants has identified 44 genetic loci linked with risk of depression. This may drive the implementation of improved treatments for this condition.
Medical News Today - Sat. Apr 28
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