February 16, 2017 by Contributor in Mental Health

Health Tip: Feeling Tense?

Latest Mental Health News (HealthDay News) — If you’re feeling tense and stressed, experts say there are things you can do to calm your nerves. The Helpguide.org website suggests: Hum or sing a song that helps you feel calm. Run your hands over an object that feels soothing. Breathe in

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February 16, 2017 by Contributor in Mental Health

Imaging Study Confirms Brain Differences in People With ADHD

Latest Mental Health News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Researchers who pinpointed brain differences in people with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) say their findings show the condition should be considered a brain disorder. The international study — the largest of its kind — included more than 1,700 people with

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February 16, 2017 by Contributor in Mental Health

Some Docs May Help Fuel Opioid Abuse Epidemic

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — You may be more likely to wind up a long-term user of opioid painkillers if you’re treated by a doctor who frequently prescribes those drugs, a new study reports. Emergency room patients are at greater

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February 16, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology

Experimental Test Can Spot Autism in Infancy

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — In what they call a first, researchers say they can predict whether some infants under the age of 1 will actually develop autism in their second year. The new experimental technique, using standard brain screening, is

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February 15, 2017 by Contributor in Allergies

Immunotherapy Not a Quick Fix for Hay Fever

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Allergies News TUESDAY, Feb. 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Immunotherapy — often in the form of allergy shots — can combat the runny nose, itchy eyes, congestion, sneezing and sinus pressure of persistent hay fever. But it can’t be done in less than three years,

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February 15, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

‘Cooling Caps’ May Halt Chemo-Linked Hair Loss

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News TUESDAY, Feb. 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Scalp cooling caps can help breast cancer patients save their hair from the ravages of chemotherapy, a pair of new studies suggests. More than half of women fitted with cooling caps kept their hair during chemotherapy

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