Nursing Home Program Offers Alternatives to Antipsychotic Drugs
THURSDAY, April 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Hoping to cut the
use of antipsychotic drugs in nursing home residents, researchers
tried training staff on new ways to meet the needs of residents
Study Cites Factors Linked to Suicide in the Young
THURSDAY, April 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Teens and young
adults who come from troubled backgrounds have a greater risk of
killing themselves, a new study suggests.
Money Spent on Teen Health a Good Global Investment
THURSDAY, April 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Worldwide
investments in teen health could yield significant economic
returns, a new study contends.
A 'Brainwave' to Help Fight PTSD
WEDNESDAY, April 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Technology using a
patient's own brainwaves might offer hope against tough-to-treat
PTSD, new research suggests.
Studies Question Link Between Mom's Antidepressant Use, Autism in Kids
TUESDAY, April 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Taking
antidepressants during pregnancy doesn't appear to raise a child's
risk of autism, once other factors that could influence the risk
are taken into account, two new studies suggest.
Marriage Could Bring Health Bonus to Older Same-Sex Couples
TUESDAY, April 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The health benefits
of tying the knot may extend to couples of all sexual
Seniors' Well-Being May Get a Boost From Green Spaces
MONDAY, April 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Green spaces in
cities benefit residents of all ages. Now, British researchers say,
they may also boost older people's mental well-being.
Is That Your Doctor Swearing, Drinking on Facebook?
MONDAY, April 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Not even doctors are
immune from inappropriate social media posts. Young doctors often
have "unprofessional" or offensive content on their Facebook
profiles, a new study suggests.
MONDAY, April 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Resilience is often
defined as how quickly you recover from adversity. But resilient
people have lots of other important qualities, too.
Just 1 in 5 Mentally Ill Women Gets Cervical Cancer Screenings
MONDAY, April 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Cervical cancer
screening rates are much lower among women with severe mental
illness than among other women, a new study finds.