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News tag: Mental health


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Combine physical, mental health with nutrition for a great year


9 Feb, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
As physical health and mental health are connected, it is important to make these two work together with good nutrition for a great year ahead. Frequently, conversations about wellness and nutrition cover only the physical wellness aspect. While physical wellness is affected by what we eat and how to take…

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Healthy diet linked to improvements in mental health


6 Feb, 2015 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
The link between mental health and diet and nutrition must receive recognition from experts in the fields of psychiatry and public health, new research warns. Research strongly confirmed the strong relationship between nutritional deficiencies and poor mental health. With psychiatry now at a critical stage resulting from using a medical…

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Young asthma sufferers in Australia face mental health risk


20 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Young Australians with asthma face the risk exceeding 50 percent of having a mental illness, double the rate of the entire population in Australia, a new study suggests. Researchers used a survey of 533 volunteers, mostly females, aged between 12 and 25. In Australia, more than two million people live…

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Alcohol disrupts sleep patterns, causing insomnia


11 Dec, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
To the long list of alcohol’s negative effects, we should add its interference with homeostasis, which can even cause insomnia. Drinking alcohol to fall asleep significantly interferes with sleep homeostasis, the body’s mechanism for regulating sleep, according to researchers at University of Missouri School of Medicine. The study was published…

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Laughing gas may push depression aside


10 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
An anesthetic commonly used in medicine and dentistry, the nitrous oxide (laughing gas) has been linked to treating severe depression in patients who do not have the expected response to standard therapies, a new study finds. The study appeared online in the journal Biological Psychiatry. "We believe therapy with nitrous…

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Powdered caffeine subject to FDA’s ban


10 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
With a promising future, Logan Stiner should be studying chemical engineering as a freshman at the University of Toledo, preparing for tests and final exams for the fall semester. Instead, he died after getting too much powdered caffeine just days before high-school graduation. His parents are visiting Washington, DC with…

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Saving files helps remember additional information


10 Dec, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
When we save a file on the computer, we do more than save the information. That very act also improves our memory of the information stored in the file, according to a new research. Researchers from the University of California, Santa Cruz discovered that by saving a file on the…

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Balanced self-worth staves off mental disorders


9 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 1 comment
Extremes of self-worth, such as inflated or deflated feeling of self-worth, have been linked to several mental health afflictions such as bipolar disorder, narcissistic personality disorder, anxiety and depression. The study involving 600 young men and women, revealed that how the perceived social status of a person, or lack of…

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Women suffer from depression more than men


4 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Depression affects women aged 40 to 59 more than any other population segment, according to a CDC report released Wednesday. Based on the data offered by National Center for Health Statistics, the report also found that almost 8% of Americans aged 12 and over may display moderate to severe depression…

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Teenage girls with asymmetric breasts suffer mental stress


27 Nov, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
Parents of teenage girls can attest that daughters are strongly influenced by how their breasts look at certain moments, affecting their self-image during adolescence. As researchers at the Boston Children’s Hospital found in a recent study, both asymmetric and extra large breasts have a negative impact on the mental health of teens.…