Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Frontal fibrosing alopecia negatively linked to HRQOL

(HealthDay)—Frontal fibrosing alopecia (FFA) is negatively linked to health-related quality of life (HRQOL), according to a research letter published online March 7 in JAMA Dermatology.

Cardiology

Anxiety as a protective factor after a heart attack

Fear protects people from danger. A team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and Helmholtz Zentrum München has discovered that this applies even to pathological anxiety disorders. Patients who generally suffer ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Anxiety and depression linked to migraines

In a study of 588 patients who attended an outpatient headache clinic, more frequent migraines were experienced by participants with symptoms of anxiety and depression. In the Headache study, poor sleep quality was also found ...

Neuroscience

Study suggests serotonin may worsen tinnitus

Millions of people suffer from the constant sensation of ringing or buzzing in the ears known as tinnitus, creating constant irritation for some and severe anxiety for others. Research by scientists at OHSU shows why a common ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Anxiety and depression are common in people with epilepsy

An analysis of published studies found that in individuals with epilepsy, there is a 20.2 percent prevalence of anxiety disorders and a 22.9 percent prevalence of depression. Investigators also found no differences in the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Men with anxiety are more likely to die of cancer, study says

Men over 40 who are plagued with the omnipresent of generalized anxiety disorder are more than twice as likely to die of cancer than are men who do not have the mental affliction, new research finds. But for women who suffer ...

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