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In the first study to examine the severity of LGBT bullying over time and its impact on mental health, researchers found that while most LGBT teens are experiencing relief in bullying, about a third are experiencing severe victimizations. This harassment and assault will often lead to lasting mental health problems [...]
Tue, Feb 09, 2016
Source: Science Daily- Depression
Vision-threatening eye abnormalities in infants in Brazil with microcephaly (a birth defect characterized by an abnormally small head) may be associated with presumed intrauterine infection with Zika virus, according to a study. [...]
Tue, Feb 09, 2016
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
Researchers have successfully identified how certain genes can contribute towards a person's susceptibility to stress fracture injuries. This research provides a platform for further research into providing a personalized health approach to this common sports injury. [...]
Tue, Feb 09, 2016
Source: Science Daily: Women’s Health
Scientists have discovered two groups of brain cells that are responsible for sighing, opening the door to new treatments for some people with breathing problems. [...]
Tue, Feb 09, 2016
Source: Medical News Today- Mental Health
Babies born to mothers exposed to air pollution from traffic during pregnancy have an increased risk of developing asthma before the age of six. [...]
Tue, Feb 09, 2016
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
Head and neck cancers that test positive for the herpes papilloma virus (HPV) are known to respond more favorably to radiation therapy than those that test HPV-negative, but an explanation for these differences has remained elusive. [...]
Tue, Feb 09, 2016
Source: Science Daily: Women’s Health
Drugs that showed promising perspectives in treating cancers have been identified by researchers, according to a recent study. These drugs are normally used to treat other diseases, such as heart failure, cardiac arrhythmia, and infections. [...]
Tue, Feb 09, 2016
Source: Science Daily: Women’s Health
Faster access to acute care and an end to sending severely-ill mental health patients long distances are among the recommendations made in a new report launched today by an Independent Commission... [...]
Tue, Feb 09, 2016
Source: Medical News Today- Mental Health
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening for major depressive disorder (MDD) in children and adolescents, stating that adolescents ages 12 to 18 should be screened for MDD when... [...]
Tue, Feb 09, 2016
Source: Medical News Today- Mental Health
New evidence published today highlights benefits and harms of using artificial mesh when compared with tissue repair in the surgical treatment of vaginal prolapse. Slightly better repair with mesh needs to be weighed carefully against increased risk of harms. [...]
Mon, Feb 08, 2016
Source: Science Daily: Women’s Health

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