A study by Queen's University Belfast has found that the dispensing of psychotropic drugs to older people in Northern Ireland increases on entry to care homes.
Health Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston University's School of Medicine (BUSM) and School of Public Health (BUSPH) have found that in Russian HIV-infected risky drinkers, marijuana use is associated with other ...
HIV & AIDS Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The increasing production and use of antibiotics, about half of which is used in animal production, is mirrored by the growing number of antibiotic resistance genes, or ARGs, effectively reducing antibiotics' ability to fend ...
Medical research Feb 11, 2013 | 4.4 / 5 (7) | 3 |
Poor mental health leads to unhealthy behaviors in low-income adults – not the other way around, according to a new study¹ by Dr. Jennifer Walsh and colleagues from the Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine at ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Disulfiram was the first medication approved for the treatment of alcoholism over 50 years ago. It works, at least in part, by preventing the metabolism of an alcohol by-product, acetaldehyde. High levels of acetaldehyde ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 31, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New research from the University of British Columbia is shedding light on why enticing pictures of food affect us less when we're full.
Neuroscience Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Psychiatrists who are exposed to conflict-of-interest (COI) policies during their residency are less likely to prescribe brand-name antidepressants after graduation than those who trained in residency programs without such ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Youth with a deployed military parent or sibling use drugs and alcohol at a higher rate than their peers, finds a new study in American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Health Jan 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Drinking one energy drink has no effect whatsoever on the cognitive performance of secondary school pupils. This is the conclusion reached by University of Twente psychologist Pascal Wilhelm (department of Instructional Technology) ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 10, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—In a surprise finding, Yale researchers report that adding cognitive behavioral therapy to the most commonly used drug treatment for opioid dependence does not further reduce illicit drug ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Ted Adamson's liver had been so ravaged by the hepatitis C virus that he was nearly at the point of needing a liver transplant. Yet he had no symptoms. None. He didn't even feel tired.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—In 2011, nearly one in five adults in the United States reported any mental illness (AMI), and one in twenty suffered from serious mental illness (SMI), according to a Nov. 29 report published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
People who like to smoke when they drink may be at greater risk of suffering a hangover the next morning, according to a study in the January 2013 issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.
Addiction Dec 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—U.S emergency rooms tended to more than 11,400 cases of drug-related health complications specifically linked to the use of synthetic marijuana in 2010, a new government report reveals.
Addiction Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Research published today gives an improved picture of child health in England. Young people in England were eating more fruit and smoking less and fewer were overweight.
Health Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0