Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Neurotoxin helps at work for those with rare voice disorder

Spasmodic dysphonia is a rare neuromuscular condition that makes people's voices sound strangled and hoarse. For years doctors have used injections of botulinum neurotoxin (BoNT, clinically, and Botox, familiarly) to quell ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Survey: Impact of COVID-19 on researchers

Findings from a survey carried out between February and March 2021 on the impacts of COVID-19 on the activities of researchers have now been published.

Health

Q and A: Simplify health goals for success

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am a mom of three kids under 10, and I have struggled with weight loss for years. I am challenged between family and work obligations to maintain a healthy lifestyle. I always start off strong, but then ...

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.

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