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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
Does using testosterone to treat depression work?
Medical professionals have been discussing whether testosterone treatment can actually reduce depressive symptoms in men for many years. A recent meta-analysis attempts to draw a clearer picture.
Medical News Today - Mon. Nov 26
Suicide: Study finds 4 genes that may raise risk
New research finds four genetic variants that may raise the risk of dying by suicide, regardless of environmental factors. The study also identifies hundreds of other genes that require further analysis and that may also raise the likelihood that a person dies by suicide.
Medical News Today - Mon. Nov 26
The age of puberty for Danish children appears to continue to fall
The age at which children enter puberty has fallen in a large number of Western countries, including Denmark. A new Danish study from the Department of Public Health at Aarhus University indicates that the age of puberty is continuing to fall. The study showed that daughters had their first menstrual period three months earlier than their mothers, says PhD student Nis Brix, who is one of the researchers behind the study, which has just been published in th ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 26
New way to analyze metagenome
A team of developers from Skolkovo, ITMO University and MIPT presented an online service called Knomics-Biota, which allows for a comprehensive study of intestinal microbiome genetic data. Using this service, one can figure out what types of bacteria are present in hundreds of gut metagenomes, their relative proportion, and the amount of vitamins and other beneficial substances they produce. With the help of an interactive interface, you can look at the re ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 26
Better statistics for better health for pregnant women and babies in Europe in...
The health of newborn babies and their mothers are key indicators of the health and wellbeing of populations. Although stillbirth and infant mortality rates have fallen substantially in recent decades, there are still major challenges to achieving the goal of providing an optimal start in life for all children and families. Looking at the health of newborn babies and their mothers through a European lens gives us insight into these challenges and possible ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 26
Some research may be encouraging ineffective prescriptions, says new study
A new paper published by McGill University researchers in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that some clinical trials may promote the use of ineffective and costly treatments. That s the opposite of what clinical trials are aimed at, namely preventing ineffective and costly treatments from being taken up by physicians and patients. The researchers focused their attention on the blockbuster pain drug pregabalin Lyrica . One of the world s bestselling drugs, p ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 26
Cleveland Clinic genetic analysis links obesity with diabetes, coronary artery...
EMBARGOED UNTIL 11 00 a.m. ET, Nov. 16, 2018, CLEVELAND A Cleveland Clinic genetic analysis has found that obesity itself, not just the adverse health effects associated with it, significantly increases the risk of Type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease. The paper was published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association Network Open . Coronary artery disease -and complications that arise from it, such as heart attacks and heart failure- ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 26
Sarcopenic obesity: The ignored phenotype
A new condition, that occurs in the presence of both sarcopenia and obesity and termed as sarcopenic obesity , and that describes under the same phenotype the increase in body fat mass deposition, and the reduction in lean mass and muscle strength. Recently, Professor Marwan El Ghoch from the Department of Nutrition Dieitics at Beirut Arab University - Lebanon, in a short communication recently published in The Open Nutrition Journal highlighted that many ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 26
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