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Gurgle.com Explains How to Spot the Signs of Antenatal and Postnatal Depression

... . What are the symptoms? The symptoms of Postnatal Depression are fairly similar to those of Antenatal Depression and include: apathy an inability to enjoy anything feelings of irritability excessive crying, a lack of appetite trouble sleeping overwhelming ...

Researchers study why high school boys dodge 'Phys Ed'

... to whether or not they continue pursuing physical activity. There appears to be a link between body image, masculinity, and long-term apathy toward physical activity and ultimately ones quality of life, Kehler said. So much research has been done examining girls and issues around body ...

First United Nations World Diabetes Day Unites Global Diabetes Community to Fight the Epidemic

... conference held in New York City to mark the first United Nations World Diabetes Day, IDF President-Elect Jean-Claude Mbanya explained why widespread apathy in the face of the growing diabetes threat has contributed to the diabetes epidemic: "Diabetes was long dismissed as 'nothing serious' a 'touch of ...

San Diego Wildfires Mental Health Fund

... Common Reactions -- Disbelief and shock -- Fear and anxiety about the future -- Disorientation; difficulty making decisions or concentrating -- apathy and emotional numbing -- Nightmares and reoccurring thoughts about the event -- Irritability and anger -- Sadness and depression -- Feeling ...

Coping with the Stress of Natural Disasters

... Common Reactions -- Disbelief and shock -- Fear and anxiety about the future -- Disorientation; difficulty making decisions or concentrating -- apathy and emotional numbing -- Nightmares and reoccurring thoughts about the event -- Irritability and anger -- Sadness and depression -- Feeling ...

Normal role for schizophrenia risk gene identified

... successfully engineered mouse models that have abnormal DISC1 and can effectively reproduce schizophrenia symptoms such as anxiety, hyperactivity, apathy and altered senses, these current findings teasing out the normal role of this protein may help unravel the causes for this complex disease Song ...

Treat Every Patient as a Potential Organ Donor, British Health Official Says

... when it reformed the system in 2004. Opponents of "presumed consent" say it would be unethical for doctors to be given such powers. They say apathy should not be interpreted as a desire to donate organs. Some patients oppose donation for religious and moral reasons. Critics point to the ...

New Oz Road Safety Campaign Hits Speeding Youngsters Below the Belt

... traditionally means a small penis, because they thought it would be more effective than showing gory mishaps. Apparently, there seems to be apathy towards conventional toad safety campaigns that carry images of blood curdling accidents due to increased watching of violent films and excessive ...

The Science of Happiness

... is now a million dollar industry. Designer drugs, some of which are recreational, impart a false sense of well being which is quickly replaced by apathy and depression. Anti depressants may help to suppress negative emotions but they do not help to generate joy. Besides, some recent studies have ...

Grossly Overweight Boy Likely to Be Sent into Care

... pediatrician, the deputy head of Connor’s school, a police officer and two or more social workers. All this action is the result of near apathy on the part of the boy’s family to keep up the scheduled appointments with community and pediatric nutritionists, public health experts, school ...

Increase of HIV Infections Among the Educated Class in South Africa

... said to be a disease of the poor but it has spread its tentacles to people belonging to higher strata of society too. The reasons cited are – a total apathy to safe sex, inadequate information from Government agencies, affluent life style and lot of leisure time. An increase of 19.2 % was observed ...

Are call centers turning a deaf ear to potential acoustic shocks?

... In a report that might alert the antennae of call centre employees, and cause them to make noise about the apathy of nearly two-thirds of call // centers in UK, who are now in a tight spot for having done precious little to prevent hearing damage in their ...

Hair-raising issues of hairdressers

... opt out of their careers, unable to carry on with their jobs when the condition worsens. Hairdressers are paying a price for the negligence and apathy on the part of employers who have flouted safety regulations like providing shielding gloves or lotions capable of offsetting harm to the skin. ...

Health Officials Investigating Plausible Chikungunya Outbreak in Bengal villages

... after the results of the serological tests arrive. Health officials witnessed public outrage during a visit to the affected areas, at alleged apathy on the part of the government to institute preventive measures. Presently, medical camps have been enabled in all the villages. S