Psychology & Psychiatry

War trauma is a shared experience

Many New Zealand families have stories of relatives who returned from war changed, struggling with mental illness because of their service.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Suicidality among childbearing women a major challenge

A study by University of Queensland researchers has highlighted the need to improve mental health assessments and pathways to care for childbearing women who experience suicidality.

Genetics

Study links genes with function across the human brain

Many psychiatric disorders have genetic causes, but the exact mechanism of how genes influence higher brain function remains a mystery. A new study provides a map linking the genetic signature of functions across the human ...

Health

Newly confirmed surgeon general to focus on COVID, opioids

The Senate confirmed a soft-spoken physician as President Joe Biden's surgeon general Tuesday. While Dr. Vivek Murthy says ending the coronavirus pandemic is his top priority, he's also raised concerns over a relapsing opioid ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Progressive kidney disease may be predicted by proteins in urine

In a study of people who were diagnosed during hospitalization with the short term but serious disorder called acute kidney injury (AKI), Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers showed that the levels of three proteins isolated ...

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