News tagged with psychological medicine

Workplace stress poses risk to health

Stressful situations at work can have a negative impact on the cardiovascular system and the metabolism. Stress, which is transmitted by direct and indirect signaling pathways, leads to an inflammatory response in the body, ...

Apr 23, 2013
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Should short boys take growth hormone?

(HealthDay)—Parents often worry when their child, especially a son, is much shorter than average. But as long as there is no medical cause, parents can rest easy, experts say.

Mar 27, 2013
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False-positive mammograms can trigger long-term distress

(HealthDay)—Women who have a false-positive mammogram result—when breast cancer is first suspected but then dispelled with further testing—can have lingering anxiety and distress up to three years after the misdiagnosis, ...

Mar 19, 2013
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