Psychology & Psychiatry

Caring for the physical health of those with mental illness

People who struggle with serious mental illnesses are more likely to die early—about 10 to 30 years early—than those without mental illness from any cause. Many factors contribute to this disparity including poor access ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Mental strategy helps dementia care partners' wellbeing

Responding to dementia symptoms can be a stressful daily activity, especially for spousal partners. Living with a partner with early-stage dementia means that spouses are often the first in line to witness changes in their ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Hydration can impact pregnancy and birth outcomes

Water needs increase during pregnancy to support fetal development and maternal health, however little is known about the relationship between hydration status and outcomes on both mother and child. A Penn State study recently ...

Neuroscience

Two treatments for autism found to help toddlers equally

A study in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP), published by Elsevier, reports that the type of one-on-one treatment plans delivered to toddlers, aged 12-30 months, diagnosed with ...

Cardiology

Impact of age examined for ticagrelor monotherapy after PCI

(HealthDay)—For patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention, ticagrelor monotherapy following three months of dual antiplatelet therapy significantly reduces clinically relevant bleeding compared with ticagrelor ...

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