Stories about Medical

Oct 13 2018

Senate Reaches Deal On 15 Judges

Many cleared on near-party line votes, while others were approved by voice votes. Republicans and Democrats in the Senate cut a deal to vote on 15 judicial nominations ...

Oct 13 2018

Lancet Commission Report Shows Young People Suffer The Most With Mental Health

Celebrating the 2018 World Mental Health Day , the World Health Organisation (WHO), urges regular checks for symptoms of mental illnesses beginning at a young age. Yes...

Oct 13 2018

Health Problems, Global Warming Linked, Per Study

The researchers also found that being a woman instead of a man was associated with an effect of the same magnitude. "For example, is poor sleep due to hot temperatures ...

Oct 12 2018

10 year-old Monmouth boy campaigns for young people's mental health

It would be unfair to say that World Mental Health Day is a futile exercise in encouraging people to become more aware of the often hidden struggles and pain that a siz...

Oct 12 2018

Social, Economic Stress Blamed For Mental Illness Among Youth

The numbers of young people , including children under the age of 14, presenting and dealing with mental illnesses is rising. She said it may take several generations ...

Oct 12 2018

Nine brands that are donating proceeds to Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Driven by Griffith Business School academic and National Breast Cancer Foundation Qld Ambassador Dr Robyn Cameron , the lighting switch has become a key visual ally ...

Oct 11 2018

Chief Justice Roberts transfers Kavanaugh complaints to 10th Circuit

The Washington Post spoke with University of Pittsburgh law professor Arthur Hellman about the likely next step. The specifics of the complaints remain unknown, but p...

Oct 11 2018

'Polio-like' illness cases flaring up: Should you be concerned?

Usually, the state sees zero to one AFM cases a year. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention says the long-term effects of AFM are unknown. Outside of IL, ther...

Oct 11 2018

Roberts asks federal judges to handle Kavanaugh complaints

And while Democrats lost the vote, they hope they've gained a message that will bolster their chances of winning Senate control in next month's elections. "Just over ha...

Oct 11 2018

Minnesota health officials on the lookout for rare nervous system disorder

MDH disease investigators are working aggressively with health care providers to gather information about the cases. "It's incredibly heartbreaking to see this". Since po...

Oct 10 2018

Watch ‘Through the Storm’ - an LFC documentary on mental health

After citing some grassroots programs in nations like Zimbabwe and the United Kingdom that are helping to erase some of the mental health stigma, the duo add that the Wor...

Oct 10 2018

McConnell to AP: Gender gap hurts GOP but Kavanaugh helps

His ascent to the court was sealed by a 50-48 Senate vote last Saturday. Kavanaugh emphasized he will be an "independent" and "impartial" justice on the nation's highes...

Oct 10 2018

'We Have a Good, But Not Great, Flu Vaccine'

This is the highest death toll from the flu in the last four decades. And while it seems like flu season is still a month or two away, some cases of the flu have already ...

Oct 10 2018

Crisis could cost world USD 16 trillion by 2030

And an old report had said that by 2030, mental illness will reduce economic growth in India and China by $11 trillion. Munchetty then questioned the Health Secreta...

Oct 10 2018

Raising mental health awareness

Project leader Michael Naera said he was all for improving awareness around mental wellness. Planned activities include more than 80 complimentary consultations for the...

Oct 10 2018

Brett Kavanaugh swearing in ceremony

The nomination went forward, and Kavanaugh was confirmed in a slim 50-48 vote on Saturday. With Kavanaugh now on the court, this could very well get worse. As he left...

Oct 09 2018

Nikki Haley -- sad day -- resigns from United Nations role

In a joint appearance with President Trump at the White House , Haley said she was leaving simply because it was time to go and it was important for government officials...

Oct 06 2018

State officials urge people to get flu shot

We have peaked before in December, and we have peaked in March. "Last year, we got hit hard by the H3N2 (virus)". "Flu spreads very easily, especially among children". ...

Oct 05 2018

Hug Therapy? Gesture Is A Mood Enhancer

Hugs, the researchers found, were associated with an uptick in positive mood markers and a reduction in negative ones; the opposite was true of relationship conflict. M...

Oct 05 2018

1 in 3 U.S. adults eat fast food each day

On a given day, 36.6 percent of American adults will consume fast food, and that percentage only rises with higher income brackets. "We focused on fast food for this re...