A serious mental disorder in one's youth can have a lasting impact on employment prospects
August 21, 2019
Mental disorders experienced in adolescence and early adulthood that require hospital care are connected with low income, poor education and unemployment over the life span of individuals.
A recently completed Finnish study indicates that those who have been hospitalised due to a ment...
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'Key player' identified in genetic link to psychiatric conditions
August 21, 2019
Scientists have identified a specific gene they believe could be a key player in the changes in brain structure seen in several psychiatric conditions, such as schizophrenia and autism.
The team from Cardiff University's Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute has found that...
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Link between brain immune cells and Alzheimer's disease development identified
August 21, 2019
Scientists from the University of California, Irvine School of Biological Sciences have discovered how to forestall Alzheimer's disease in a laboratory setting, a finding that could one day help in devising targeted drugs that prevent it.
The researchers found that by removing brain i...
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Type 2 diabetes may affect heart structure and increase complications and death among heart failure patients of Asian ethnicity
August 21, 2019
The combination of heart failure and Type 2 diabetes can lead to structural changes in the heart, poorer quality of life and increased risk of early death, according to a multi-country study in Asia.
Insight into cells' 'self-eating' process could pave the way for new dementia treatments
August 21, 2019
Cells regularly go through a process called autophagy -- literally translated as 'self-eating' -- which helps to destroy bacteria and viruses after infection.
When it works, this process counteracts neurodegenerative conditions such as dementia and Huntington's Disease, by getting rid...
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'Red Flag' Laws May Be Stopping Some Mass Shootings
August 21, 2019
By Dennis Thompson

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TUESDAY, Aug. 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- "Red flag" laws that allow police to take guns away from people who've threatened mass shootings are designed to save lives, but do ...
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How Helpful Are Self-Help Programs?
August 21, 2019
By Len Canter

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WEDNESDAY, Aug. 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- There's no shortage of self-help apps, videos and podcasts on topics from having better ...
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Could Dirty Air Spur a Rise in Serious Mental Illness?
August 21, 2019
By Amy Norton


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TUESDAY, Aug. 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- As air quality declines, the prevalence of ment...
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gabapentin enacarbil (Horizant, Gralise, Neurontin)
August 21, 2019





What is gabapentin enacarbil? How is gabapentin enacarbil used?

Gabapentin enacarbil is used for treating ...
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perphenazine (Trilafon – discontinued)
August 21, 2019





What is perphenazine? What is perphenazine used for?

Perphenazine is an oral antipsychotic medication used for the management of schizophrenia. Perphenazine is...
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