Mosquitoes: Fact and fiction when it comes to bite prevention

No one likes mosquitoes. Their bites can cause uncomfortable and sometimes painful reactions and put a damper on even the best summer soiree. They can also carry diseases and viruses such as Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Liver function tests can ID occult disorders in systemic sclerosis

Liver function test (LFT) screening can identify occult hepatitis, cholestasis, and cholestatic hepatitis in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc), according to a study published online May 2 in Open Access Rheumatology: ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

U.S. suicide rates began to rise again in 2021

In a disappointing finding, a new report shows that suicide rates in America are on the upswing again after a momentary, and minute, decline.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Incorporating psychological treatment into dementia prevention

Modifiable risk and protective factors (e.g., engaging in active lifestyles and avoiding alcohol or smoking, amongst others) are key agents for dementia prevention, and they also exert an important effect on cognitive trajectories ...

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