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Researchers found that aggression and agitation symptoms in patients with dementia may respond better to non-drug therapies such as massage, touch therapy, and outdoor activities.
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By Linda Carroll(Reuters Health) - Anxiety and depression are common among participants in cardiac rehab programs, and that poor mental health may cause them to drop out, a new study finds.
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"These results suggest that some dietary interventions could play a role in the clinical management of some areas of dysfunction specific to ASD," said David Fraguas, MD, PhD, lead author of the study and a researcher at Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon.
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By David DouglasNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Studies in induced pluripotent stem cells from patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) and in fruit flies suggest that the mitochondrial protein Miro1 could act as both a biomarker and a target for therapy in the disorder.
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By Julie Steenhuysen and Saumya Joseph(Reuters) - U.S. health officials said on Friday there may be more than one cause behind the nationwide outbreak of serious lung illnesses linked to vaping, and that they have not yet seen a meaningful drop in new cases.
Veterans Health Today
Researchers recently observed veterans diagnosed with psychosis, bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety, and posttraumatic stress disorder, and found that they are at an increased risk for cardiovascular disease.
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By Marilynn LarkinNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Adverse health outcomes associated with antidepressant use may be exaggerated and not supported by evidence, according to the authors of a systematic umbrella review."No absolute contraindication" emerged in the study, the researchers say.
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Over 60,000 bottles of a prescription ophthalmic solution used to constrict blood vessels in the eye and to dilate pupils are being recalled.
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A Class II recall is active for a prescription injectable medication used to treat alcohol or opioid dependence.
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Several lots of a prescription angiotensin receptor blocker used to treat hypertension and to protect kidneys from diabetes-related damage are being recalled.
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