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Researchers have found that specific patterns of activity on brain scans may help clinicians identify whether psychotherapy or antidepressant medication is more likely to help individual patients recover from depression. [...]
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
Source: Science Daily- Depression
For mothers of new infants, going back to work may pose a number of obstacles to continued breastfeeding. Workplace policies affecting the ability to breastfeed -- and the role of nurse practitioners (NPs) in helping to overcome those obstacles -- are the topic of a new special article. [...]
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
Researchers have has developed a new, evidence-based alternative to the mental health field's long-established diagnostic tools for the classification, treatment, and research of mental disorders. The Hierarchical Taxonomy of Psychopathology (HiTOP) addresses what the authors say are limitations to the reliability and validity of traditional models. [...]
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Source: Science Daily- Depression
Researchers describe the phenotypic spectrum or set of observable characteristics of congenital Zika (ZIKV) syndrome, based upon clinical evaluations and neuroimaging of 83 Brazilian children with presumed or confirmed ZIKV congenital infections. [...]
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
It may be possible to predict the severity of hearing loss for children diagnosed with enlarged vestibular aqueduct, according to a new study. [...]
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
Women diagnosed and treated for cancer during their childbearing years more commonly gave birth prematurely, and to babies whose weights were below normal ranges, concludes new research. Cancer survivors also had a slightly higher rate of cesarean section deliveries. [...]
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
In the relentless battle against multiple sclerosis (MS), researchers recently discovered an entirely new cellular mechanism -- an underlying defect in brain cells -- that may to be blame for the disease, and a potential hallmark that may be a target for future treatment. [...]
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Source: Science Daily: Women’s Health
New cancer study results indicate the importance of treatment based on genetic mutation rather than location of origin. [...]
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Source: Science Daily: Women’s Health
Osteoporosis affects more than 200 million people worldwide and is a serious public health concern, according to research. Now, newly published work is the first in men to show that long-term, weight-bearing exercises decrease sclerostin, a protein made in the bone, and increase IGF-1, a hormone associated with bone growth. [...]
Wed, Mar 22, 2017
Source: Science Daily: Women’s Health
Previously, mainly women with a history of cancer were referred for genetic testing, but as awareness has grown, more low-risk women are undergoing BRCA testing. A new study found that the proportion of women without a history of cancer who underwent BRCA testing rose sharply from 24.3% in 2004 to [...]
Wed, Mar 22, 2017
Source: Science Daily: Women’s Health