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Long-term declines in heart disease and stroke deaths are stalling, research f...
Heart disease and stroke mortality rates have almost stopped declining in many high-income countries, including Australia, and are even increasing in some countries, according to new research. University of Melbourne researchers have analysed trends in cardiovascular disease mortality - which consists of mainly heart disease and stroke - in 23 high-income countries since the year 2000. Researchers found cardiovascular disease mortality rates for people age ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 5
Weight stigma in men associated with harmful health consequences
Hartford, CT - Men s health may be compromised by weight stigma, finds the latest research from the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at the University of Connecticut. Weight stigma is pervasive against people with obesity, and can contribute to both physical and emotional health problems for those targeted. As many as 40 of men report experiencing weight stigma, but when it comes to how this stigma affects their health, men have received less attent ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 5
Overweight, obesity in children across Europe
What The Study Did This study called a systematic review and meta-analysis combined the results of 103 studies with nearly 478,000 children ages 2 to 13 to look at how common overweight and obesity are among children across Europe. Author Iv 225 n Cavero-Redondo, Ph.D., of the Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, in Cuenca, Spain, was the coauthor. doi 10.1001 jamapediatrics.2019.2430 Editor s Note The article contains conflict of interest disclosures. Pleas ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 5
ATS publishes clinical guideline on obesity hypoventilation syndrome
August 1, 2019--The American Thoracic Society has published an official clinical guideline on the evaluation and management of obesity hypoventilation syndrome in the Society s Aug. 1 American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine . Obesity hypoventilation syndrome OHS is a breathing disorder that affects some people who are obese, causing them to have too much carbon dioxide and too little oxygen in their blood. Medically, OHS is defined by th ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 5
Researchers estimate societal costs of the opioid epidemic
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - The devastating consequences of the opioid crisis are far-reaching in the United States, impacting public health as well as social and economic welfare. Penn State researchers recently collaborated to address the issue in a supplement of The American Journal of Managed Care titled Deaths, Dollars, and Diverted Resources Examining the Heavy Price of the Opioid Epidemic. According to Dennis Scanlon, distinguished professor of health po ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 5
Many North American indigenous youth experience symptoms of depression during ...
Studies of youth and their experiences with depression have tended not to include Indigenous youth. A new study that analyzed data on the development of depressive symptoms among Indigenous youth in the United States and Canada found that many of the youth had experienced these symptoms during adolescence. The study also identified the risks associated with developing symptoms of depression and how depressive symptoms were associated with alcohol use disor ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 5
One in 10 older adults currently binge drinks
More than a tenth of adults age 65 and older currently binge drink, putting them at risk for a range of health problems, according to a study by researchers at NYU School of Medicine and the Center for Drug Use and HIV HCV Research CDUHR at NYU College of Global Public Health. The study, published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society , also finds certain factors--including using cannabis and being male--are associated with an increase in binge ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 5
Patterns of substance use and co-use by adolescents
Using in-depth interviews with 13 adolescents 16-19 years of age who used alcohol and marijuana, this study examines the role that social and physical contexts play in adolescent decision-making about simultaneous use of alcohol and marijuana. The research findings show that context matters in three ways 1 context characteristics inform decisions about simultaneous use, 2 context characteristics determine simultaneous use patterns such as the sequence in w ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 5
Poor health increases chance of recidivism, reincarceration, says Rutgers-Cam
CAMDEN - Poor physical or mental health increases the chance that formerly incarcerated individuals will commit more crimes and return to prison, according to a groundbreaking new Rutgers University-Camden study. The study - conducted by Nathan Link and Richard Stansfield, assistant professors of criminal justice at Rutgers-Camden, and Jeffrey Ward, an associate professor of criminal justice at Temple University - advances a health-based model of desistanc ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 5
Opioid use recovery requires persistence, range of services
BOSTON -Successful recovery from opioid use disorder appears to be even more challenging than recovery from alcohol use disorder, and individuals with opioid use problems may require more intensive medical, psychological and social support services over a longer period of time, results of the first national study of opioid problem resolution suggest. An investigation of a nationally representative sample of U.S. adults who reported resolving an opioid prob ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 5
The Fatigue of Long-Term Relationships
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Psychology Today - Mon. Aug 5
Feeling Time in Space: How Architecture Is All About Time
Whether it s joy or anger, we re wired to catch and spread emotions. Here s how to inoculate ourselves against negative ones. Subscribe Recent Issue Archive Today News Time Your Meals to Lose Weight New Research on the Benefits of Informal Meditation Practice The Loneliness of the Internet Troll The Evidence that Video Games Lead to Violence Is Weak Essential Reads Why Distinguishing Your Emotions Can Buffer Depression Computerized Solitaire Addiction Fact ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Aug 5
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