Psychology & Psychiatry

Exercise: Psych patients' new primary prescription

When it comes to inpatient treatment of a range of mental health and mood disorders—from anxiety and depression to schizophrenia, suicidality and acute psychotic episodes—a new study advocates for exercise, rather than ...

Health

'Steep rise' in self-harm among teenage girls

University of Manchester researchers have found that reports of self-harm in girls aged between 13 and 16 rose by 68 percent between 2011 and 2014. Overall, girls had much higher rates than boys.

Medications

Aspirin maker Bayer seeks to flex muscles in OTC sector

As French rival Sanofi seeks to become the world leader in the market for non-prescription or over-the-counter drugs, Bayer, the German inventor of Aspirin, is also on the look-out for acquisitions to hold on to its position ...

Oncology & Cancer

Shape of urine stream can indicate prostate issues

Scientists at Queen Mary, University of London have discovered that the characteristic shape of a man's urine stream could be used to help diagnose urinary problems.

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