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Doctor suspended for berating basketball player suffering from anxiety attack

Doctor suspended for berating basketball player suffering from anxiety attack Bardwell, who said he is a student at West Valley College in Saratoga , California , suffers from anxiety attacks and takes Klonopin, medication meant to treat seizures and anxiety disorders, his father, Donald , told SFGate . "Yeah that's how pissed off you made me", Dr. Keegstra counters amid gasps from the father and son. The video was posted on Tuesday by Donald Bardwell . Continua a leggere...

Gosport hospital deaths: Prescribed painkillers 'shortened 456 lives'

Gosport hospital deaths: Prescribed painkillers 'shortened 456 lives' The inquiry was established to address concerns about the deaths of a number of elderly patients at the hospital in Hampshire between 1988 and 2000. A long-awaited report into the deaths of hundreds of elderly people at a hospital is due to be published this morning. Continua a leggere...

Gaming disorder now a disease according to WHO

Gaming disorder now a disease according to WHO Many parents already have concerns, but some may now have a new argument for limiting their children's "screen time" - addiction to video games has been recognised by World Health Organisation as a mental health disorder. Last year, a study from almost 30 academics opposed the gaming disorder classification, saying their addiction was best viewed as a coping mechanism associated with under... Continua a leggere...

Invasive plant can cause severe burns, blindness

Invasive plant can cause severe burns, blindness Touching giant hogweed can also make you sensitive to sunlight and cause blindness if sap gets into a person's eye. The researchers have finally discovered the invasive and risky species of plant, Giant Hogweed in northern Virginia which can cause third-degree burns as well as blindness. Continua a leggere...

Emicrania, in arrivo sul mercato farmaci preventivi

Emicrania, in arrivo sul mercato farmaci preventivi L'emicrania è una patologia neurologica che causa forte mal di testa , nausea e fastidio alla luce e influisce negativamente sulla qualità di vita di chi ne è affetto. Un autentica rivoluzione rispetto alla "rigida impostazione attuale" di cura della malattia con la profilassi per le crisi che "occupano 5 giorni al mese e la terapia dell'attacco per gli episodi che hanno una durata inferiore" ... Continua a leggere...

World Health Organization Officially Lists Gaming Addiction as Disorder

World Health Organization Officially Lists Gaming Addiction as Disorder Transgender and genderqueer identities, which WHO refers to as "gender incongruence", are in a section about sexual health conditions in a newly updated version of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD). Continua a leggere...

Theresa May tells SNP to spend £2bn on Scottish NHS

Theresa May tells SNP to spend £2bn on Scottish NHS As she prepared for a major speech in London on Monday, the Prime Minister was coming under pressure to explain exactly how she will pay for the planned 3.4% increase in NHS spending. Appearing on the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire show on Monday morning, he said: "It is freakish that the government is deciding to bring this very toxic, divisive debate back into the NHS proposals". Continua a leggere...

Woman strangles bobcat to death in front yard in Georgia

Woman strangles bobcat to death in front yard in Georgia Her 5-year-old granddaughter was sleeping inside her home during the life-or-death struggle in her front yard. The courageous grandmother didn't escape the attack unscathed, however, and is now recovering from a broken finger and several bite and claw wounds to her hands, arms, chest and legs. Continua a leggere...

Gaming disorder is now classified as a mental health condition

Gaming disorder is now classified as a mental health condition On Tuesday, the World Health Organization added " gaming disorder " to its list of recognised and diagnosable diseases, as part of its 11th revision of the International Classification of Diseases . The pattern of gaming behavior may be continuous or episodic and recurrent. Although that may sound intense, so was her video game addiction. One-in-three people worldwide play some form of free-t... Continua a leggere...

World Health Organisation Classifies Gaming Addiction as a Mental Health Disorder

Those behaviours, according to the World Health Organization , can significantly impair people's personal, family, social, educational, occupational and other important areas of functioning. An episode must generally last for at least 12 months, according to the WHO . Studies suggest that gaming disorder affects only a small proportion of people who engage in digital- or video-gaming activities... Continua a leggere...

World Health Organization suggests "gaming disorder" as official medical condition

World Health Organization suggests It's hoped the new official classification will encourage gamers to seek help for their addiction and others take their disorder more seriously. The American Psychiatric Association has not yet deemed gaming disorder to be a new mental health problem. Continua a leggere...

Our Brains Have Evolved to Want High-Fat, High-Carb Foods

Our Brains Have Evolved to Want High-Fat, High-Carb Foods What's more, the fat-carb combo lit up neural circuits in the striatum in the prefrontal cortex of the brain more than a favorite, sweeter or more energy dense food - or a bigger portion size. When humans were hunter-gatherers, we mainly ate plants and animal meat and rarely encountered foods high in fat and carbohydrates, the authors of the study noted. Continua a leggere...

Steps That Could Help Protect A Person's Mental Health

Steps That Could Help Protect A Person's Mental Health The upcoming 52-week lupus trial will evaluate both the 4-mg and 2-mg dose of the drug, which is also being tested for atopic dermatitis, the article reported. In 2016 alone, about 45,000 people died by suicide. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. Another way to help is by supporting the nonprofits that provide suicide counseling, prevention, and education. Continua a leggere...

Georgia woman says she killed rabid bobcat with bare hands

Georgia woman says she killed rabid bobcat with bare hands The attack left Phillips with puncture wounds on her hands and some broken fingers, along with cuts and bruises on her body. "It caught me slightly on my face, but I got him before he could do much damage there". Phillips refused to release the beast until her son showed up and stabbed the animal "four or five times". "If I had ever let it go, it would have been me, so I made sure I never let it... Continua a leggere...

Dozens of cases reported in Minnesota and Wisconsin

Dozens of cases reported in Minnesota and Wisconsin It is not spread from person to person. - The Minnesota Department of Health is investigating another outbreak of Cyclospora - a parasite found on imported fresh produce. If so, the Minnesota Department of Health has a pretty good idea what happened to you. The earlier outbreak, where about 20 people became ill, involved Del Monte vegetable trays purchased at Kwik Trip gas stations . Continua a leggere...

Black Death: Idaho boy is struck down with plague

Black Death: Idaho boy is struck down with plague Christine Myron, Idaho's Central District Health Department spokesperson, says that the boy fell ill in late May 2018 and laboratory tests confirmed his bubonic plague during the second week of June, Washington Post reports . How is plague spread to humans? Keep pets from roaming and hunting ground squirrels or other rodents. No one should feed rodents in parks and picnic or campgroun... Continua a leggere...

Religious people live 4 years longer

Religious people live 4 years longer It found that "religious people lived 9.45 years longer than their atheist peers - but that shrunk to 6.48 years when they took gender and marital status into account", according to the report. In the largest of two studies, researchers looked at more than a thousand obituaries in 42 major cities around the country and found that people with a religious affiliation lived nearly four years long... Continua a leggere...

Relay for Life celebrates 25 years in St. Croix County

Relay for Life celebrates 25 years in St. Croix County Longtime Relay For Life New Richmond event leader Patty Berger announced she will be retiring from her duties following this year's Relay Friday, June 8. Broeker said caregiving has always come naturally to her and her family. The cancer and treatment have affected Fultz's sight and speech, and her daughter Jen helped read her keynote speech Friday. Continua a leggere...

West Nile virus found in mosquitoes collected in Michigan

West Nile virus found in mosquitoes collected in Michigan Last year, 40 residents of MI were diagnosed with West Nile Virus with only one case resulting in death. The state has confirmed the presence of the West Nile virus for the first time this year. "Use insect repellent to prevent mosquito bites when outdoors", said Dr. Eden Wells, MDHHS chief medical executive. Follow the label instructions and apply as directed. Continua a leggere...

Peste bubbonica, primo caso dopo 20 anni: bambino contagiato negli Usa

Peste bubbonica, primo caso dopo 20 anni: bambino contagiato negli Usa Invece, stando a quanto riportato da Dagospia, un ragazzino avrebbe contratto la malattia: si tratta del primo caso dopo 20 anni. Si tratterebbe proprio di peste nera . Continua a leggere...


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