Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'Brain fog' following COVID-19 recovery may indicate PTSD

A new report suggests that lingering "brain fog" and other neurological symptoms after COVID -19 recovery may be due to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), an effect observed in past human coronavirus outbreaks such as ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Taking your 'mental health temperature' during COVID-19

You think you're doing OK when out of the blue it hits: a vague uneasiness—a nagging awareness that something isn't right. You're waking up in the middle of the night or you're snapping at your spouse. You miss people, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Acute stress disorder: How can you help a loved one?

You can take steps to help a loved one cope with stress brought on by a traumatic event, whether it's a result of an accident, violence of any kind—such as an assault; verbal, physical, domestic or sexual abuse; or military ...

Oncology & Cancer

Key gene in leukemia discovered

Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is one of the most common forms of blood cancer among adults and is associated with a low survival rate, and leads to the inhibition of normal blood formation. Now, a research team at Lund University ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus infections may lead to delirium and potentially PTSD

People taken ill by coronavirus infections may experience psychiatric problems while hospitalised and potentially after they recover, suggests an analysis of past research led by the UCL Institute of Mental Health with King's ...

Medical research

Could pancreatitis be a stress hormone deficiency?

In work that could have clinical implications, UT Southwestern researchers find that humans and mice with pancreatitis are deficient in a stress hormone called FGF21. Normally, FGF21 is more abundant in the pancreas than ...

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