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The severity of neurocognitive impairment
Neurocognitive impairment is frequently encountered in Multiple Sclerosis MS patients affecting between 40-65 of these individuals, irrespective of disease duration, severity of physical disability, and at both the earlier and later disease stages, with a tendency to worsen over time. Moreover, cognitive dysfunction in this population may have a significant negative impact on quality of life, activities of daily living, independence and employment status. ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Apr 13
Review by researcher calls for pill testing to be part of Australia's Drug Str...
On-site testing of party drug pills could reduce the harms caused by drug use and potentially save lives, according to an independent review of Australia s National Drug Strategy, published in the open access Harm Reduction Journal . Dr Andrew Groves at Deakin University, Australia, examines evidence in support of pill testing to reduce fatalities caused by party drugs such as ecstasy and methamphetamines, at festivals, clubs and raves. Pill testing involv ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Apr 13
Research brief: Vaccines to treat opioid abuse and prevent fatal overdoses
Heroin and prescription opioid abuse and fatal overdoses are a public health emergency in the United States. Vaccines offer a potential new strategy to treat opioid abuse and prevent fatal opioid overdoses. A team of scientists from the University of Minnesota Medical School and Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation at Hennepin Healthcare is developing vaccines against heroin and prescription opioids, such as oxycodone and fentanyl. These vaccines functi ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Apr 13
'Gayborhoods' still home to subtle discrimination
Despite claiming to support gay rights, many straight people who live in traditionally gay neighbourhoods still practice subtle forms of discrimination when interacting with their gay and lesbian neighbours. That s the key finding of new University of British Columbia sociology research published today in the journal City and Community . The study found that straight people living in gaybourhoods say they support gay rights in theory, but many interact wit ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Apr 13
Lingering Negative Responses to Stress Linked With Health a Decade Later
People whose negative emotional responses to stress carry over to the following day are more likely to report health problems and physical limitations later in life compared with peers who are able to let it go, according to findings published in Psychological Science , a journal of the Association for Psychological Science . Our research shows that negative emotions that linger after even minor, daily stressors have important implications for our long-ter ...
Psychological Science - Fri. Apr 13
The Emotions We Feel May Shape What We See
Our emotional state in a given moment may influence what we see, according to findings published in Psychological Science , a journal of the Association for Psychological Science . In two experiments , researchers found that participants saw a neutral face as smiling more when it was paired with an unseen positive image. The research shows that humans are active perceivers, say psychological scientist Erika Siegel of the University of California, San Franc ...
Psychological Science - Fri. Apr 13
Common Gynecologic Condition Linked to Mental Health Issues
Could women with polycystic ovary syndrome PCOS be at increased risk for mental health problems And are their children more likely to have autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ADHD That s the suggestion of a new British study that hints at a connection between the gynecologic condition and mental health issues, but does not prove cause and effect. PCOS is one of the most common conditions affecting young women today, and the effect on mental ...
Healthday - Fri. Apr 13
Here's What Everyone Gets Wrong About Social Anxiety
We ve all experienced a feeling of timidness when meeting new people or preparing for a big speech. For the nearly 15 million Americans who live with social anxiety disorder , those feelings can become all-consuming and immobilizing. Social anxiety is an intense anxiety or fear of being judged, negatively evaluated, or rejected in a social or performance situation, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America . Over a third of people with ...
Huffington Post - Fri. Apr 13
My Niece Believed She Was Abused By A Satanic Cult. The Truth Is Even Scarier.
I know I am just one among millions of people who feels profoundly dismayed by the realization that the truth has, in our political environment, become as unstable as sand in a high surf. Where I part ways with many of my confreres is that I am acutely aware of another time in our recent cultural history when truth was tossed aside like a worn sock, with devastating consequences. I spent much of the last decade trying to comprehend the disquieting social p ...
Huffington Post - Fri. Apr 13
Mariah Carey Reveals Her Bipolar II Diagnosis In Candid Interview
Mariah Carey opened up about living with bipolar II disorder in a revealing new interview with People magazine published Wednesday. Carey said she was first diagnosed in 2001, but only recently began seeking treatment. Until recently I lived in denial and isolation and in constant fear someone would expose me, the 48-year-old said. It was too heavy a burden to carry and I simply couldn t do that anymore. Carey told People that she goes to therapy and takes ...
Huffington Post - Fri. Apr 13
Do you feel like a fraud? How to get rid of impostor syndrome
Many high achievers share a closely guarded secret they think they are complete frauds, that their accomplishments are down to luck alone, and that any day now, they ll be exposed as an impostor. If this sounds like you, you might have impostor syndrome. We examine how to overcome it.
Medical News Today - Fri. Apr 13
Even minor stress can impact long-term health, study warns
A recent study, supported by the National Institute on Aging and the National Institutes of Health, suggests that even small daily stress factors can lead to health problems later in life.
Medical News Today - Fri. Apr 13
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