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More than 18 million American adults have sleep apnea. The condition is more common in the elderly, especially those with Alzheimer’s disease.
Relief from symptoms of major depression can be hard to find. But doctors have been repurposing an anesthesia medication in experiments to find rapid relief for patients with major depression.
There are no easy fixes for eating disorders. But a new study may shed light on what types of therapy can be most effective at helping patients with anorexia.
It's known that people diagnosed with psychiatric disorders also struggle with physical illness. Such physical illness may be leading to deaths that could be avoided.
Being exposed to secondhand smoke is a known health hazard. Many people lay down no-smoking rules in their homes and cars, but too many people still have not adopted this personal policy.
Natural disasters can strike any time anywhere. For those who will develop emotional issues in the aftermath, coping strategies can be important, especially if people lack other resources.
When a natural disaster strikes, it's hard to predict how different individuals involved will be affected. Some may develop PTSD but recover, and others develop more resilience.
If your coronary arteries have a blockage, blood flow to the heart decreases, potentially causing damage. A common depression medication may help the condition.
Head injuries are very common in childhood, accounting for 600,000 visits to the emergency room each year in the United States. Clinical examination alone may not be able to detect internal damage.
The message not to drink and drive has been effectively promoted for years. The message not to drive after too little sleep has been slower to get out – but it's just as important.