Psychology & Psychiatry

'13 Reasons Why' linked to uptick in US adolescent suicides: study

Another study about "13 Reasons Why," which follows the story of a high school girl who takes her own life, has found that suicides among US youths rose significantly in the months following the popular Netflix show's release.

Immunology

Sniffles and sneezes: A Q&A about allergies with Dr. Ryan Steele

With allergy season upon us, YaleNews spoke to Dr. Ryan Steele, instructor of clinical medicine at Yale School of Medicine, about the current season, prevention, treatments, and other facts allergy sufferers need to know. ...

Diabetes

Achievement of targets in T2DM varies by season

(HealthDay)—There is seasonal variation in achievement of the guideline targets for hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c), blood pressure (BP), and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol among persons with type 2 diabetes mellitus ...

Medical research

Study explores the seasonality of hair loss

A new British Journal of Dermatology study explores the relationship between seasonality and hair loss at a population level using Google Trends data. Across all eight countries analyzed in the study, summer and fall were ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Community-acquired pneumonia can spread year-round

New research indicates that community-acquired pneumonia should not be regarded as a seasonal disease, as it occurs throughout all seasons; however, the pathogens that cause the condition are clearly subject to seasonal variations.

Pediatrics

Children aren't active enough in winter, say researchers

Children should be given more support to enable them to be more active during the winter, particularly at weekends, say researchers from the University of Cambridge. Their call comes in response to their findings that children ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

No evidence of seasonal differences in depressive symptoms

A large-scale survey of U.S. adults provides no evidence that levels of depressive symptoms vary from season to season, according to new research published in Clinical Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for ...

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