Mental Health

Mental Health

Study: Vitamin D May Reduce the Risk of Uterine Fibroids

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Women who had sufficient amounts of vitamin D were 32 percent less likely to develop fibroids than women with insufficient vitamin D. ...
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New Rat Model Will Help Advance Alzheimer’s Research

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Alzheimer’s is an age-related brain disorder that gradually destroys a person’s memory, thinking, and the ability to carry out even the simplest tasks. ...
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Caitlin Ryan Honored By American Psychiatric Association

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A clinical social worker, researcher and policy expert, Dr. Ryan’s groundbreaking contributions to LGBT health and mental health have spanned nearly 40 years. ...
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Sebelius: LGBT Health Awareness Week Statement

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LGBT Americans have experienced – and continue to experience – health disparities and are more likely than other Americans to be uninsured or underinsured. ...
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Benefits of Quitting Smoking Outpace Risk of Weight Gain

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This study is the first epidemiological effort to directly address the health impact of the weight gain that many people experience following smoking cessation. ...
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Toddler ‘Functionally Cured’ of HIV Infection

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This is the first well-documented case of an HIV-infected child who appears to have been functionally cured of HIV infection. ...
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Daily HIV Prevention Methods Prove Ineffective Among Women

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For reasons that are unclear, a majority of participants - particularly young, single women - were unable to use their assigned approaches daily as directed. ...
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Metabolism and Breast Cancer Link Discovered

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Obesity and weight gain may contribute to breast cancer by decreasing the BRCA1 tumor suppressor gene expression in response to high carbohydrate intake. ...
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New CT Scanner Provides Better Images with Minimal Radiation

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An analysis of 107 patients undergoing heart scans found that radiation exposure was reduced by as much as 95 percent compared to the range of current machines. ...
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CDC: LGB Population Suffers from Intimate Violence, Stalking

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Bisexual women report a higher prevalence of rape, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner compared to both lesbian and heterosexual women. ...
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