Psychology & Psychiatry

Anabolic androgenic steroids accelerate brain aging

Anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS), a synthetic version of the male sex hormone testosterone, are sometimes used as a medical treatment for hormone imbalance. But the vast majority of AAS is used to enhance athletic performance ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Greater disability tied to worse COVID-19 severity in MS patients

(HealthDay)—Ambulatory disability and older age are associated with worse clinical severity of COVID-19, including death, among patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study published online March 19 in JAMA ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study on impact of COVID-19 on pediatric mental health released

In March and April 2020, mental health claim lines for individuals aged 13-18, as a percentage of all medical claim lines, approximately doubled over the same months in the previous year. At the height of the spring wave ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Prevalence of multiple chronic conditions up among veterans

The prevalence of multiple chronic conditions (MCC) is higher for male and female veterans versus nonveterans, according to a study published online Feb. 23 in the National Health Statistics Reports, a publication from the ...

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