Tag: "disorders" at medical news
Integrated chemical-dependency and mental-health treatment best for adolescents
Adolescents with alcohol- and drug-use disorders
often have co-occurring mental-health disorders. ... services. Adolescents with alcohol- and drug-use disorders
often have co-occurring mental-health disorders. Furthermore, patients with co-occurring substance-...
Study finds maternal exposure to parasitic infection may increase risk of schizophrenia in offspring
...y titers and development of schizophrenia spectrum disorders
in the adult offspring. No association was found ... disease exposures affect the development of adult disorders
over time," said Alan Brown, MD, lead author and associate professor of clinical psychiatry and epid...
St. John's Wort only minimally effective in relieving major depression, review confirms
...rescription and is used to treat anxiety and sleep disorders
as well as depression. St. John's Wort has been su... However, because it is prescribed for a number of disorders
other than depression, Linde and colleagues included in their review only those trials from German-s...
Anti-depressant use linked to increased GI bleeding
...y be associated with an increased risk of bleeding disorders
and hemorrhages. Researchers from Northwestern University examined the use of these and other medications with similar risks in patients admitted to several hospitals with acute GI bleeding. They found that ongoing SSRI use was associated with a ri...
Radiologists play key role in child abuse cases: Electronic exhibit outlines signs of abuse
...the other hand, there are a number of diseases and disorders
that could potentially be mistaken for abuse," said Dr. Walker. "For example, metabolic bone diseases, such as osteogenesis imperfecta, can show up on a radiologic examination as multiple fractures, which can also be seen in abuse. However, if we tak...
Yoga takes a bite out of eating disorders
...ter body satisfaction and fewer symptoms of eating disorders
than traditional aerobic exercise like jogging or using cardio machines. Yoga practitioners reported less self-objectification, greater satisfaction with physical appearance, and fewer disordered eating attitudes compared to non-yoga practitioners. ...
NYU Child Study Center presents third Annual Adam Katz Memorial Lecture series
...ries is to help educate the public on these mental disorders
in children and adolescents, which although common...earchers to discuss the latest science about these disorders
and potential treatment options. Both lectures are open to the public as well as educators in the tr...
Genes may influence nutritional composition of breast milk
...ufficient DHA has been implicated in developmental disorders
such as autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and learning disabilities, Weinberg said. "Until now, we've assumed that women consuming an equal amount of DHA in their diets would have the same amount in their breast milk," said Weinberg, ...
Newly discovered 'branding' process helps immune system cells pick their fights
...e system erroneously attacks healthy tissues. Such disorders
include rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis and type 1 diabetes. "We show in this study that during some infections, these same types of modifications can be made to our own proteins, potentially leading to T cell attacks on the self," says Una...
Nature as important as nurture in developing ability for flexible self-control
...lp us understand the neural basis of developmental disorders
involving flexible cognitive control, such as ADHD and autism spectrum disorders." Researchers have known for some time that cognitive control, which is our ability to respond in an appropriate way even when faced with strong impulses to do otherwise...
Infants with rare genetic disease saved by cord blood stem cells
...ich stems from a specific enzyme deficiency. These disorders
include more than 45 rare diseases, such as Krabbe Disease, Hurler Syndrome, Adrenoleukodystrophy, Metachromatic Leukodystrophy, Tay-Sachs disease, Sandhoff disease and a host of others. "The diseases may be uncommon, but the cost to the child, thei...
Low back pain relief, causes, measurement & prosthetic fit, production, comfort
...roved gait training for patients with neurological disorders
or limb loss This study discusses the timing of g...er training methods for patients with neurological disorders
or limb loss. Donning prosthesis increases skin temperature of residual limb This study quantifi...
New Seroquel data support benefits in bipolar disorder
...notherapy treatment episodes for bipolar and manic disorders
were identified from a claims database in the United States. Adherence measures included treatment compliance, captured by regularity of prescription refills, and treatment duration. Atypical antipsychotics included SEROQUEL, risperidone, olanzapine...
Little change in suicidal thoughts, plans or attempts in US
...mands and distorted incentives for treating mental disorders
and symptoms. Failure to disseminate evidence-based treatments widely may, in fact, help explain why suicidality did not decline in response to the treatment increases during the 1990s. This means that expansion of disease management programs, treatm...
New data show the efficacy of EQUETRO in patients with Bipolar I Disorder
... Bipolar disorder is one of the six leading mental disorders
worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. Bipolar disorder is characterized by episodes of feeling overly "high" and/or irritable, called mania, and of depression, with periods of normal mood in between. Severe changes in energy and beh...
Breathing disorders during sleep are common among asthmatics, may help predict severe asthma
...ned the connection between sleep-related breathing disorders
by giving questionnaires to patients with asthma. Of the 115 subjects included in the study so far, most were in one of the most severe stages of asthma. Most participants were being treated for asthma with inhalers and other medications, but they we...
Immune factor GM-CSF significantly improves Crohn's disease symptoms
...eir hypothesis based on studies of certain genetic disorders
known to affect the innate immune system. Because some of these disorders
include symptoms virtually identical to those of Crohn's, they wondered if a similar process was occ...
Association between depression severity and poor glycemic control among Hispanics with diabetes
... that among the population, in general, depressive disorders
are more prevalent among adults with diabetes. However, the relationship between depression and glycemic control in patients with diabetes is less obvious. Hispanics have high rates of diabetes and are more likely to have poor glycemic control. Diabe...
Patients with metabolic syndrome, moderate coronary calcium have greater risk of blocked arteries
... their own. But when patients have three of these disorders
at the same time, they have what is called the "metabolic syndrome" an increasingly prevalent disorder affecting up to 40 percent of the adult population in the United States frequently leading to diabetes and accelerated heart disease. Now, resear...
Teenage depression can be enduring, but is more often short-lived
...ge 15 and again between 15 and 20 also had anxiety disorders
and poor social relationships such as fewer friends or more conflict in their relationships. "We have found that the risk for recurring depression occurs in the kids who had early depression and social difficulties," Hammen said. "Kids depressed by ...
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