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Stress May Reduce Blood Flow for Some Heart Disease Patients
Women with coronary heart disease who were younger than 65 had reduced blood flow to their hearts when dealing with emotional stress
Sleep Apnea May Speed Kidney Decline
Diabetes patients with kidney disease may lose kidney function more quickly with sleep apnea
Vitamin B Did Not Improve Thinking or Memory
B vitamin treatment did not improve cognitive function in elderly patients with raised homocysteine levels
Irregular Shift Work May Slow Brain Function
Memory loss and other cognitive effects were reversed within five years of stopping shift work
Happiness and Well-Being May Extend Life Span
Risk of death was lower in people who reported sense of control and purpose in life
PTSD May Raise Risk of Premature Birth
Treating PTSD early in pregnancy might lower risk of premature delivery, researchers suggest
Air Pollution May Increase Risk of ADHD in Children
ADHD risk was higher in children of women exposed to air pollution while pregnant
Child Mental Health Disorder Rates May Not Be Rising
Hyperactivity in children increased, but other common child mental symptoms did not
Some Heart Symptoms May Not Have Physical Causes
Anxiety and hypochondria were higher in patients with cardiac symptoms but normal coronary arteries
Mild Depression May Slow Spine Surgery Recovery
Spinal stenosis operations may have better outcomes in patients with fewer depressive symptoms
Mental Health Tied to Heart Health
Cardiovascular problems like heart disease and stroke were more common in those with mental health disorders
Brain Trauma May Raise Dementia Risk
Traumatic brain injury patients were more likely to develop dementia than patients with other injuries
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