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Oral micronized progesterone may decrease perimenopausal hot flashes, night sw...
CHICAGO--Oral micronized progesterone OMP may diminish hot flashes and night sweats in perimenopausal women, new research from Canada reports. The results will be presented on Monday, March 19 at ENDO 2018, the 100th annual meeting of the Endocrine Society in Chicago, Ill. Almost a quarter of all women today are in perimenopause. They are often working as well as maintaining a home and caring for children and elders. About 20 percent of them will need effe ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Mar 19
E-cigarettes may lead to accumulation of fat in the liver
CHICAGO--Using e-cigarettes may lead to an accumulation of fat in the liver, a study of mice exposed to the devices suggests. The research will be presented Sunday, March 18, at ENDO 2018, the Endocrine Society s 100th annual meeting in Chicago, Ill. The popularity of electronic cigarettes has been rapidly increasing in part because of advertisements that they are safer than conventional cigarettes. But because extra fat in the liver is likely to be detrim ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Mar 19
Study: One-third of young adults have ridden with an impaired driver
PISCATAWAY, NJ - A new study led by a Colorado State University researcher indicates that riding with an impaired driver is prevalent among emerging adults, with 33 percent of recent high school grads reporting the risky behavior at least once in the previous year. In addition, the study shows that young adults are more likely to ride with a driver impaired by marijuana than a driver who is drunk. The research, published in the March issue of the Journal o ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Mar 19
Social, public health services crucial in fight against HIV/AIDS
ANN ARBOR--Patients at risk for HIV need to be linked to services--such as mental health and syringe exchange programs--that will help them stay in care, adhere to medication and avoid reinfection, a new University of Michigan study suggests. The study highlights the crucial role of providers of social and public health services in helping patients to access lifesaving HIV services, said Rog 233 rio Meireles Pinto, associate professor and associate dean fo ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Mar 19
Early Puberty in Girls May Take Mental Health Toll
A girl who gets her first menstrual period early in life -- possibly as young as 7 -- has a greater risk for developing depression and antisocial behaviors that last at least into her 20s, a new study suggests. Girls who go through puberty earlier than peers tend to be more psychologically vulnerable during adolescence, said study lead author Jane Mendle, a clinical psychologist and associate professor of human development at Cornell University. It hadn t ...
Healthday - Mon. Mar 19
What You Should Know If You Love Someone Who Has Panic Attacks
Millions of American adults experience panic attacks , a debilitating side effect of some mental health conditions. The attacks can cause labored breathing, extreme anxiety and distress, heart palpitations and more . Loved ones can play an integral role in helping someone who is going through an episode. Yet, if you don t understand what it s like to experience the issue, it can be hard to lend a hand or even feel compassion for someone dealing with it. Th ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Mar 19
Officials Wanted Parkland Shooting Suspect 'Forcibly Committed' In 2016: Report
Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old man who police say killed 17 people when he opened fire at a Florida high school in February, seemed so mentally unstable in 2016 that officials wanted him forcibly committed to a psychiatric hospital, reported the Associated Press . Two school counselors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, as well as a Broward County sheriff s deputy, recommended in September 2016 that Cruz undergo a mental health ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Mar 19
Major depression: Brain tissue reveals sex-specific gene changes
Men and women may each benefit from different treatments for depression. This is the conclusion of a new study published in the journal Biological Psychiatry , which identified opposing alterations in gene expression changes between men and women with the condition.
Medical News Today - Mon. Mar 19
Don't try too hard to be happy, study warns
All that anybody really wants is happiness. We may spend every waking hour working hard at achieving the goals that we hope will make us happy. But does it really have the effect that we hope it will
Medical News Today - Mon. Mar 19
Do you really know how your partner feels?
When we ve been in a relationship for a long time, we may think we re pretty good at telling what our partner is feeling. Is that really the case, though
Medical News Today - Fri. Mar 16
5 ways to cope with bad news
No one is immune from bad news or disappointment in life. So, when you do get it, how do you process the information, deal with it, and move on with your life unscathed
Medical News Today - Fri. Mar 16
How high altitudes could raise risk of depression, suicide
A new systematic review, now published in the Harvard Review of Psychiatry , found that people living in high-altitude areas of the United States, such as intermountain states, have higher-than-average rates of suicide and depression.
Medical News Today - Fri. Mar 16
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