Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC: 20.4 percent of U.S. adults had chronic pain in 2019

(HealthDay)—In 2019, more than 20 percent of U.S. adults reported chronic pain in the last three months, according to a November data brief published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center ...

Health

Hard physical work significantly increases the risk of dementia

The muscles and joints are not the only parts of the body to be worn down by physical work. The brain and heart suffer too. A new study from the University of Copenhagen shows that people doing hard physical work have a 55% ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Teenage behaviour determines health in later life, research finds

Teenagers whose non-cognitive skills are poorly developed are more likely to suffer from health problems later in life, according to groundbreaking new research by a group of expert from The University of Manchester.

Psychology & Psychiatry

The mental health of fathers of babies born very prematurely

Becoming a dad and preparing for fatherhood can be daunting and for those who have had a baby born very prematurely, there can be extra pressures and responsibilities to navigate. A recent collaborative study, involving the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Parents' social isolation linked to their children's health

Parents' social isolation was linked to self-reported poorer health not only for themselves but also for their adolescent children, finds a study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.

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