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Psychiatric Hospitalization

Psychiatric Hospitalization Prevents From Talking About Suicide

Fear of psychiatric hospitalization is one of the primary reasons that older men an age and gender group at high risk for suicide do not talk about suicide with their physicians. Researchers discovered this finding as part of a pre-launch; stakeholder assessment of a multimedia program designed to encourage men to open up to their…

Multiple chronic conditions

Care For Older Adults With Multiple Chronic Conditions

Caring for older adults with multiple chronic conditions can create challenging situations. For example, some treatments may be harmful to older adults who live with and manage several chronic conditions. In some cases, several treatments might be available but healthcare providers; may not know which are best for a particular individual. In other cases, older…

Birth weight

IVF Birth Weights Increased Over 25 Years

In vitro fertilization (IVF) is a process of fertilization where an egg is combined with sperm outside the body; in vitro (“in glass”). The process involves monitoring and stimulating a woman’s ovulatory process; removing an ovum or ova (egg or eggs) from the woman’s ovaries and letting sperm fertilize them in a liquid in a laboratory.…

Child's nose

Children's Noses Hold Clues To Serious Lung Infections

Respiratory tract infection (RTI) is the most common reason parents take children to consult in primary care worldwide; many of these children are prescribed antibiotics unnecessarily. The decision to seek medical advice is complex,2,3 as parents rely on their child’s physical expression of illness and their own interpretation of the symptoms. Clinicians also report consultations…

artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence Improve Physician Diagnostic Accuracy

As artificial intelligence continues to evolve, diagnosing disease faster and potentially with greater accuracy than physicians, some have suggested that technology may soon replace tasks that physicians currently perform. But a new study from the Google AI research group shows that physicians and algorithms working together are more effective than either alone. It’s one of…

Smoking

Where Are Teens Getting E-cigarettes? It Depends.

University of Cincinnati research on adolescent use of electronic cigarettes was featured prominently at the American Academy of Health Behavior 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting in Greenville, South Carolina. “Electronic Cigarette Acquisition Means Among Adolescent Daily Users” earned Ashley Merianos. Black Award, which is presented by the AAHB in recognition of early-career health behavior research that…

Fertility Problems

Fertility Problems May Raise Risk Of Cancer

Around 2 % of infertile women are with cancers; the researcher authors from Stanford University explain. The study, which is entitled “Risk of cancer in infertile women; analysis of US claims data” published in the latest issue of the journal Human Reproduction. The researchers explain that women with fertility problems who undergo In VitroFertilization (IVF);…

Sugar-sweetened beverages

Sugary Drinks Tied To Greater Risk Of Premature Death

The more sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) people consumed; the greater their risk of premature death–particularly death from cardiovascular disease, and to a lesser extent from cancer; according to a large long-term study of U.S. men and women. The risk of early death linked with drinking SSBs was more pronounced among women. The study, led by Harvard…

Healthy fats in obese mice

Healthy Fats Improve Nerve Function In Obese Mice

Neuropathy is the most common complication of prediabetes and diabetes and presents as distal-to-proximal loss of peripheral nerve function in the lower extremities. So, neuropathy progression and disease severity in prediabetes and diabetes correlates with dyslipidemia in man and murine models of disease. Moreover, Dyslipidemia is characterized by elevated levels of circulating saturated fatty acids…

Stem cells

'Inflamm-aging': Loss Of Bone Healing Ability

Increases in chronic inflammation—not the passage of time—is the main reason why injured bones do not heal as well with age. This is the finding of a study in mice and humans published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). The results revolve around the known breakdown, due to wear and tear, of…

Asthma Symptoms

Aims To Find How Asthma Symptoms Are Aggravated

Asthma is a common long-term inflammatory disease of the airways of the lungs. It is by variable and recurring symptoms, reversible airflow obstruction, and bronchospasm. Therefore symptoms include episodes of wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath. So These may occur a few times a day or a few times per week. Depending on the person, they…

skin repair

Skin Repair Eliminates 'Inflammaging' Linked Chronic Disease

Skin is the body’s largest organ, and scientists at UC San Francisco and the San Francisco Veterans Administration (VA) Health Care System think it may be to blame for body wide inflammation linked to numerous chronic diseases of aging. The good news is that properly caring for the skin with a moisturizing cream may lower…