Psychology & Psychiatry

Maternal depression on rise in poor countries

Women in low and medium-income countries struggle with many health issues in pregnancy and childbirth, but little attention is given to antenatal depression—which is on the rise in many developing countries, new PLOS ONE ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Number of suicides in Japan hits record low

The number of suicides in Japan fell to a record low in 2019, the government said Friday, as the country tackles one of the world's highest suicide rates.

Oncology & Cancer

Endocrine therapy lowers QOL for breast cancer patients

(HealthDay)—Endocrine therapy reduces the quality of life of breast cancer patients, especially for postmenopausal women, according to a study recently published in the Annals of Oncology.

Other

Society is rejecting facts; medical researchers can help

One study says coffee is good for you, while another study says that it's not. They're both right, within context. This dichotomy together with an environment of distrust spurred by anecdotes, fake news, and to a large extent, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Take a new view of aging

(HealthDay)—The way you view aging can affect how well you manage stress.

Health

Caregivers in Canada need more support

It's time to strengthen support for the 28% of people who provide care for an ageing family member, friend or neighbour in Canada, argues an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Psychology & Psychiatry

Work, money worries leave many musicians singing the blues

Researchers from Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin, in collaboration with the mental health-focused SIMS Foundation, have identified work and financial stress as risk factors that may increase clinical ...

Attention deficit disorders

ADHD can cause lifelong problems, study finds

(HealthDay)—If children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, continue to have the condition in adulthood, a new study suggests that they may face an array of physical and mental health issues.

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