Arthritis & Rheumatism

Adults with psoriasis more likely to have rheumatoid arthritis

(HealthDay)—Adults with psoriasis have an increased likelihood of having rheumatoid arthritis (RA) compared with adults without psoriasis, according to a study published online June 15 in the Journal of the American Academy ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The COVID-19 pandemic: Even mild disease impacts mental health

A significant level of symptoms of depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress may follow COVID-19 independent of any previous psychiatric diagnoses, according to new research by Columbia University Mailman School of Public ...

Cardiology

Mental health may play big role in recovery after a heart attack

Young and middle-aged adults who reported severe psychological distress—such as depression or anxiety—after suffering a heart attack were more than twice as likely to suffer a second cardiac event within five years compared ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Two-thirds of Kiwis surveyed saw lockdown's silver linings

Two-thirds of New Zealanders believed there were 'silver linings' to the country's Alert Level 4 COVID-19 lockdown imposed in March last year, a University of Otago survey has found.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Imposter syndrome is common among high achievers in med school

Imposter syndrome is a considerable mental health challenge to many throughout higher education. It is often associated with depression, anxiety, low self-esteem and self-sabotage and other traits. Researchers at the Sidney ...

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