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Thanksgiving is almost here, and for many of us, it's synonymous with "large family gatherings." But how can you manage this if you have social anxiety? [...]
Mon, Nov 20, 2017
Source: Medical News Today- Mental Health
The breastmilk of mothers exposed to egg during pregnancy and breastfeeding has been found to protect nursing newborns against egg allergy symptoms. This research in mice reinforces recent guidance that women should not avoid allergenic foods while they are pregnant or breastfeeding. [...]
Mon, Nov 20, 2017
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
Researchers have cast doubt on a widely-held belief that connects family income with cognitive development. The popular theory holds that genes play a larger role in brain development for children from advantaged environments than in those from poorer backgrounds, especially in the United States. [...]
Mon, Nov 20, 2017
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
Researchers using MRI have discovered a common pattern of structural abnormalities in the brains of people with depression and social anxiety, according to a new study. [...]
Mon, Nov 20, 2017
Source: Science Daily- Depression
A recent study showed approximately one-fifth of patients with cancer experienced post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) several months after diagnosis, and many of these patients continued to live with PTSD years later. [...]
Mon, Nov 20, 2017
Source: Science Daily- Depression
Women with higher body mass index (BMI) face an increased risk of not detecting their breast tumor until it has become large, according to a new study. Researchers said the findings suggest that women with higher BMI may need shorter intervals between mammography screening exams. [...]
Mon, Nov 20, 2017
Source: Science Daily: Women’s Health
Not only can stress trigger psoriasis flare-ups, but living with psoriasis can have an effect on a person's overall mental health. Learn more. [...]
Mon, Nov 20, 2017
Source: Medical News Today- Mental Health
Researchers point to a large incidence of post-traumatic stress disorder cases at 6 months after a cancer diagnosis and urge better mental health support. [...]
Mon, Nov 20, 2017
Source: Medical News Today- Mental Health
Boosting activity in brain areas related to thinking and problem-solving may also protect against worsening anxiety, suggests a new study. Using noninvasive brain imaging, the researchers found that at-risk people were less likely to develop anxiety if they had higher activity in a region of the brain responsible for complex [...]
Fri, Nov 17, 2017
Source: Science Daily- Depression
A new study provides additional support for treatment with vaginal progesterone to reduce the risk of preterm birth, neonatal complications and infant death in pregnant women with a short cervix. A shortened cervix is the most powerful predictor of preterm birth. [...]
Fri, Nov 17, 2017
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health