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Medicaid Data Analysis

...tion policies for co-occurring substance abuse and mental disorders are community-based, a significant numbe...clear both for persons with severe and less severe mental disorders. The study was published in the July 2007 issue of Psychiatric Services. This is occurri...

Chronic Insomnia can Lead to Anxiety Disorders and Depression

...lmann added. The researchers suggested that many mental disorders could be detected earlier if anxiety and...depression may facilitate the early detection of a mental disorder, as well as the detection of comorbidity," Nechelmann said. The findings of the study wer...

Cognitive Test Takers and Score Variation

...nce isnt enough to get a clear picture of someones mental functioning. It appears that repeating tests over...in one persons test scores are an early warning of mental decline....

Epilepsy Increases Suicide Risks

...ics experience a high rate of depression and other mental illnesses, ``we also observed a high suicide risk shortly after the diagnosis among epilepsy patients without psychiatric disease,'' they said. Epilepsy occurs when clusters of nerve cells in the brain signal abnormally, causing strange sensations, ...

Functional Food What is That, Ask First

... bread and dairy products - for cardiovascular and mental health benefits. * A2 milk - contains naturally produced a2 beta-casein to help avoid health problems linked with plain milk such as coronary heart disease, childhood diabetes and autism. * Manuka honey - healing properties, also used as cure for...

Gene Expression in Blood may Hold Clues About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

...f CFS patients. CFS is marked by severe, chronic mental and physical exhaustion, arising in a previously healthy and active person. The study was conducted by a team of researchers led by Professor Andrew Lloyd at the University of New South Wales. As part of the research, scientists examined six mill...

Americans Grow Shorter, Blame It on Weak Healthcare

...fore reaching 60. Americans also lead the world in mental illness. According to Lauderdale and Komlos, one has to look at the interplay between several factors to understand what's going on. "[T]he political economy of the health-care system, education, transfers to the poor, and government policy toward ...

Protein Instrumental to Brain Development and Repair Identified

...r or white matter injuries to conditions including mental retardation, cerebral palsy, and multiple sclerosi...repair brain damage and subsequent affects such as mental retardation, developmental disabilities or other disorders that result from incomplete myelination o...

Specific Protein is Instrumental in Myelination

...matter injuries are linked to conditions including mental retardation, cerebral palsy and multiple sclerosis...repair brain damage and subsequent affects such as mental retardation, developmental disabilities or other disorders that result from incomplete myelination o...

Now, 'virtual' Mouse Brains Available on the Net

...d the other from a rodent missing a gene linked to mental abnormalities. These pictures show two colour-coded brain structures, the ventricles and hippocampus, showing different volumes resulting from specific genetic differences. National Center for Research Resources is funding for the development of th...

Screening for Behavioral Health

... seldom require screening for substance abuse and mental health in primary care even though it can improve ...is may be a missed opportunity to help people with mental illness or substance abuse problems, only a fraction of whom currently receive treatment. Lead auth...

Newborn Screening Tests for Babies

...tabolic disorder that, if untreated, causes severe mental retardation. But today Massachusetts requires screening for only 12 of the 29 core conditions. Nationwide, a discouraging 6.1 percent of babies are born in states that required screening for only 10 to 20 of the core conditions and 6.2 percent of n...

Walking is Vital to Keep Yourself Fit

...iabetes, cardiovascular disease, joint problems or mental health These days, its easy for people to get confused about exercise -- how many minutes a day should they spend working out, for how long and at what exertion level.Getting out there and taking a walk is what its all about, says James Levine, M.D....

Lancets Report Condemns UKs Mental Health Bill

...ecial report by the Lancet, Britons diagnosed with mental disorders are not been given the care they deserve... report describes as untherapeutic and unsafe' the mental health wards of UK. Some of the observations include that access to psychological treatments rema...

Walking Really is the Best Way to Keep Healthy

...iabetes, cardiovascular disease, joint problems or mental health in check - walking. So says Mayo Clinic researcher James Levine, M.D., Ph.D., an expert on obesity, who insists that all people need to do is walk to keep healthy. "Getting out there and taking a walk is what it's all about. You don't ha...

All Babies in Massachusetts Should Be Screened for Life-Threatening Disorders

...tabolic disorder that, if untreated, causes severe mental retardation. But today Massachusetts requires screening for only 12 of the 29 core conditions. The March of Dimes endorsed the 2004 report of the American College of Medical Genetics that calls for every baby born in the U.S. to be screened for 29 ...

Getting Old No Laughing Matter: US Study

...ally gets at this idea of the relationship between mental abilities and how well someone understands humor,"...ak told AFP. "People know that there are certain mental abilities that decline as we get older. Our memory at 80 is probably not going to be as good as our ...

Tourettes Syndrome in Children may also Result in Superior Learning Skills

...n childhood, have the propensity to learn certain mental grammar skills much faster than their peers without the disorder. According to neurologists at Georgetown University Medical Center and the Kennedy Krieger Institute, the findings suggest that abnormalities in the brain linked to tics in Tourettes ...

Psychiatric Patients Ill-treated in Emergency Rooms, US Officials Say

...patients are so out of control and aggressive that mental health facilities will not take them -- and ERs ha... injuring the nurse. The state public health and mental health departments have been so concerned about the pattern of complaints that they sent a memo to h...

Kashmir Battles Alarming Increase in Suicides

...for these cases. "Depression is the fourth common mental disorder in the world at present. Trauma, unemployment, family breakups and cultural breakdowns are the main reasons for depression among the local youth," he pointed out. Quoting data, he said the ratio of males and females in suicide cases was 3:1...

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