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Signs Workplace Stress Affects Mental Health

Signs Workplace Stress Affects Mental Health

While workplace stress is common, here are signs to warn patients that it may be affecting their mental health.

Clinton Foundation: Recommendations to Address the Opioid Epidemic

Clinton Foundation: Recommendations to Address the Opioid Epidemic

The Clinton Foundation's Health Matters Initiative, in partnership with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, issued a report providing 49 recommendations under 10 topic areas on how to address the opioid crisis.

Gene Linked to Increased Risk of Nicotine Dependence Identified

Gene Linked to Increased Risk of Nicotine Dependence Identified

Researchers identified a DNA variant—located in the DNMT3B gene—that increases likelihood of nicotine dependence. The variant is commonly found in people of European and African descent. The discovery could create possibilities into new research for nicotine addiction treatments.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: What You Need to Know

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: What You Need to Know

Post-traumatic stress disorder affects approximately 3.5% of US adults and an estimated 1 in 11 people will experience PTSD in their lifetime.

Psychedelic Mushrooms May Benefit Patients With Depression Unresponsive to Treatment

Psychedelic Mushrooms May Benefit Patients With Depression Unresponsive to Treatment

Nineteen of 20 patients who received psilocybin showed an improvement in their symptoms for up to 5 weeks after treatment.

Is Hypertension Linked to an Increased Risk of Dementia?

Is Hypertension Linked to an Increased Risk of Dementia?

A recently published study reports that women who develop high blood pressure in their 40s could be at a higher risk for developing dementia later in life.

Signs of Schizophrenia That Should Not Be Ignored

Signs of Schizophrenia That Should Not Be Ignored

Seven signs and symptoms might alert someone to the possible presentation of schizophrenia.

Postpartum Depression, Testosterone Swings Affect New Fathers

Postpartum Depression, Testosterone Swings Affect New Fathers

Fathers face a higher risk of postpartum depression if testosterone levels drop 9 months after the baby is born.

Why Do Antipsychotics Cause Weight Gain?

Why Do Antipsychotics Cause Weight Gain?

Researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center have discovered the cellular receptor that causes weight gain from antipsychotic drugs.

Antidepressant Switching For Patients Unresponsive to Initial Tx

Antidepressant Switching For Patients Unresponsive to Initial Tx

Antidepressant switching may not be the best way to aid depression patients with no response to the first antidepressant taken.

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Alcohol Use: Effects on the Body and the Brain

Alcohol Use: Effects on the Body and the Brain

Alcohol use affects the body and the brain in a variety of ways.

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