Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Many MS patients struggle with finances, forgo treatments

(HealthDay)—More than three-quarters of Americans with multiple sclerosis (MS) experience financial difficulties that often prevent them from getting treatment, new research claims.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Cycling among top causes of concussion

This is a big summer for people to take their holiday in Norway. There are peaks to be climbed, rivers to be paddled and dreams to be fulfilled. For some vacationers, holidays might also include bone fractures, falls and ...

Genetics

Autism: How a gene alteration modifies social behavior

A team of researchers at the Biozentrum, University of Basel, has discovered a new connection between a genetic alteration and social difficulties related to autism: A mutation in the neuroligin-3 gene reduces the effect ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Google searches during pandemic hint at future increase in suicide

U.S. Google searches for information about financial difficulties and disaster relief increased sharply in March and April compared to pre-pandemic times, while googling related to suicide decreased, researchers at Columbia ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Negative financial shock increases loneliness in older adults

Older adults suffering a financial shock, defined as a loss of income, experienced elevated levels of loneliness, but this effect decreased during the Great Recession, according to a new report published in the journal Social ...

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