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From Shell-Shock To PTSD, A Century Of Invisible War Trauma
By MaryCatherine McDonald , Marisa Brandt , and Robyn Bluhm The Conversation In the wake of World War I, some veterans returned wounded, but not with obvious physical injuries. Instead, their symptoms were similar to those that had previously been associated with hysterical women most commonly amnesia, or some kind of paralysis or inability to communicate with no clear physical cause. English physician Charles Myers, who wrote the first paper on shell-shoc ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Nov 26
Amanda Bynes Opens Up About Drug-Fueled Downfall In New Interview
After shying away from the public eye for a few years, Amanda Bynes opened up about her past and her present in the annual Break the Internet issue of Paper Magazine . The former child star spoke about her struggles with drug use and added that she didn t start partying until she was 25 and never really drank alcohol. I started smoking marijuana when I was 16, she said. I didn t get addicted [then] and I wasn t abusing it. And I wasn t going out and partyi ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Nov 26
Breastfeeding Linked to Improved IQ at Age 30
WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 HealthDay News -- Breastfeeding is associated with improved performance in intelligence tests at age 30, according to a study from Brazil published in the April issue of The Lancet Global Health . Cesar G. Victora, Ph.D., from the Universidade Federal de Pelotas in Brazil, and colleagues evaluated data from a prospective, population-based birth cohort study of neonates that was launched in 1982 in Brazil. The authors recorded info ...
MentalHelp.net - Mon. Nov 26
Joint European, U.S. Statement Issued on Insulin Pump Safety
WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 HealthDay News -- Modern insulin pump technologies could be further improved by adopting a more rigorous, standardized, and transparent approach to safety, according to a joint scientific statement from the European Association for the Study of Diabetes and the American Diabetes Association. The statement was published online March 16 in Diabetes Care . Lutz Heinemann, Ph.D., from Science amp Co. in D 252 sseldorf, Germany, and co ...
MentalHelp.net - Mon. Nov 26
Cardiovascular Screening in Men With ED Could Save Billions
WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 HealthDay News -- Screening men presenting with erectile dysfunction ED for cardiovascular disease CVD risk factors can potentially cut future cardiovascular events and save billions of dollars over 20 years, according to a study published online March 2 in The Journal of Sexual Medicine . Alexander W. Pastuszak, M.D., Ph.D., from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, and colleagues evaluated the long-term effect of screening ...
MentalHelp.net - Mon. Nov 26
WBC, Neutrophil Counts Predict Stroke Risk in Older Asian Men
WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 HealthDay News -- Higher total white blood cell WBC and neutrophil counts are independent predictors of stroke in older Japanese-American men, according to a study published online March 4 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society . Ji Young Huh, M.D., from the University of Hawaii in Honolulu, and colleagues examined the correlation between total and differential WBC count and incident stroke in a prospective population-b ...
MentalHelp.net - Mon. Nov 26
Rapid-Onset Bacterial Infection Reported After Laser Treatment
WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 HealthDay News -- Rapid-onset bacterial infections can occur after non-ablative fractional resurfacing with 1,550 1,927 nm laser, according to a case series published in the February issue of Lasers in Surgery and Medicine . Noting that non-ablative fractional laser procedures are considered minimally invasive with a high safety profile, Lisa Y. Xu, M.D., from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, and colleagues reported on five ...
MentalHelp.net - Mon. Nov 26
C-Reactive Protein Independent Prognostic Marker in Melanoma
WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 HealthDay News -- C-reactive protein CRP levels are an independent prognostic marker in melanoma, according to a study published online March 16 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology . Shenying Fang, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, and colleagues examined the correlation between CRP and survival in patients with melanoma. CRP was determined from two independent sets of plasma samples f ...
MentalHelp.net - Mon. Nov 26
Emotional exhaustion: Causes, symptoms, risk factors, and prevention
Emotional exhaustion can arise when someone experiences a period of excessive stress in their work or personal life.
Medical News Today - Mon. Nov 26
Mental health conditions on the rise among US students
As more and more people discuss mental health issues in public forums, it seems to be lifting some of the stigma surrounding the topic. New research reveals that the number of students seeking help for mental health problems has risen considerably between 2009 and 2015.
Medical News Today - Mon. Nov 26
Does Cymbalta (duloxetine) cause weight gain or weight loss?
Cymbalta is the brand name of an antidepressant medication called duloxetine. Taking this drug can potentially cause changes in a person s body weight.
Medical News Today - Mon. Nov 26
What does rheumatoid arthritis feel like?
Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that causes inflammation in the body and principally affects the joints. It can lead to many painful symptoms.
Medical News Today - Mon. Nov 26
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