Psychology & Psychiatry

Fear of public places is common in adults with epilepsy, says study

About 5.1 million people in the U.S. have a history of epilepsy, which causes repeated seizures. According to the Epilepsy Foundation, epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological disorder. While current research has shown ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Post-Obamacare, more adults with schizophrenia have health insurance

The national uninsurance rate for adults under age 65 with schizophrenia decreased by 50% after the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2014, according to University of Massachusetts Amherst research published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

XBB.1.5 could be dominant in Europe soon: health agency

Omicron subvariant XBB.1.5, which now accounts for a quarter of US Covid-19 cases, could become the dominant strain in Europe within a few months, the EU's disease agency said Friday.

Health

Consumption of fast food linked to liver disease

The new year has begun, and with it, resolutions for change. A study from Keck Medicine of USC published today in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology gives people extra motivation to reduce fast-food consumption.

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