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2013-09-23 11:37:22

Cancer patients can be accurately screened for major depression with a simple two-question survey, according to a study presented Sept. 23 at the American Society for Radiation Oncology's 55th Annual Meeting. The two-question screening test proved to be as accurate as a longer nine-question screening test. The study was presented at plenary session by William Small, Jr., MD, FASTRO, chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology of Loyola University Medical Center. "We found that a...

2013-09-19 23:36:03

Latest concerns raised in major media over similarities between medications and lack of drug innovations to treat depression and avoid serious side effects. Meanwhile, Resource4thePeople's national network of attorneys will continue offering free consultations to families with children allegedly suffering birth defects after use of SSRIs during pregnancies. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/SSRI-Birth-Defects.html...

Gut Microbes Failure To Communicate Linked To Disease
2013-09-17 04:11:42

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new research review from Oregon State University has suggested that intestinal microbes play a big role as the immune system in keeping a person healthy. Review researchers said health issues such as autoimmune disease or clinical depression can sometimes be traced to immune dysfunction that starts with a “failure to communicate” in the human digestive tract. They theorized that future healthcare may be guided by the personalized...

2013-09-16 23:25:15

Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists (ANS) share a patient’s tale of surviving an aneurysm, the common side effect of depression, and a new support group for aneurysm survivors starting this . Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 ANS recently performed a coiling procedure on patient Louise Theall that helped save her life from a ruptured brain aneurysm. Louise Theall’s symptoms prior to the aneurysm were a headache, dizziness, and vomiting. After collapsing at work, she was rushed...

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2013-09-16 17:35:16

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Obesity can do more than increase a person’s risk of diabetes, heart failure and stroke. A Finnish researcher now claims obesity can increase the risk of severe depression. Switching to a healthy diet full of fresh foods and even coffee was found to reduce more than a person’s waistline. Folate, a version of vitamin B, was specifically mentioned in the research as a key player in reducing the risk of obesity and depression....

2013-09-10 23:04:07

"Depression and Your Child: A Guide for Parents and Caregivers" by Dr. Deborah Serani sets a launch date alongside Suicide Prevention Awareness Month to highlight the importance of identifying Pediatric Depression. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Studies show that children*, even babies**, experience depression. The clinical term is called Pediatric Depression, and rates are higher now than ever before. In the United States alone, evidence suggests that up to 1% of...

New Form Of Irritable Bowel Syndrome
2013-09-06 08:23:22

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Researchers at UCLA have identified a new form of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) that occurs after an acute bout of diverticulitis, when parts of the intestine become inflamed or infected, causing patients significant pain. These findings could help lead to better management of symptoms for some patients. The discovery of this new condition, dubbed Post-Diverticulitis Irritable Bowel Syndrome (PDV-IBS), confirms the irritable...

Drinking A Glass Of Wine Each Day Could Help Prevent Depression
2013-09-01 08:52:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Moderate consumption of wine could be associated with a reduced risk of depression, according to a new study appearing in the latest edition of the journal BMC Medicine. Researchers from the University of Navarra in Spain discovered people over the age of 55 who consumed between two and seven small glasses of wine each week are 32 percent less likely to become clinically depressed than both those who drink more and those who...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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