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Mental Health Care Emergency Rises Due to Extreme Heat: Study

A new nationwide study has found that hospitals report more patients needing mental health services during periods of extreme heat during emergency department visits. During summer days with higher-than-normal temperatures, visits for mental health-related conditions rise, including anxiety and stress disorders, substance use, and mood disorders. The Boston University School of Public Health study obtained here to read more

People with Chronic Pain Due to Spinal Cord Injury Have More Risk of Mental Health Issues

A new study published in Spinal Cord has found that adults living with chronic pain due to spinal cord injury have an increased risk of developing mental health problems compared to people without the injury. These psychological issues include conditions such as depression and anxiety. The study by a Michigan Medicine team of researchers analyzed here to read more


Commonly Used Erectile Dysfunction Medication Linked to Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms: Study

A new laboratory study involving mice has found a link between a commonly used erectile dysfunction drug and abdominal aortic aneurysms. This new information has prompted scientists to indicate that additional research is needed to determine if the medication may have the same effect on people. The medication in question, sildenafil, is commonly used to here to read more

Adult ADHD Boosts Odds for Anxiety Disorder

If you’re an adult with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you could have a significant risk for having an anxiety disorder. New research from the University of Toronto suggests that adults with ADHD face a four-time greater risk for anxiety disorders than the general population. Women with ADHD face even greater odds, having a five-fold increase in here to read more

Anxiety Effectively Treated with Exercise

A new study from the University of Gothenburg has found that both moderate and strenuous exercise may alleviate anxiety symptoms. Researchers believe that even when the disorder is chronic, exercise can play an essential role in helping to reduce the symptoms of anxiety. Published in the Journal of Affective Disorders, the study was based on here to read more

Housework Linked to Sharper Memory and Better Fall Protection in Older Adults

No one loves to do housework, but new research shows the benefits that it may hold, including sharper memory, better leg strength, greater attention span, and greater protection against falls. The study published in the journal BMJ Open found that housework can be a great form of physical activity in older adults. Regular physical activity here to read more

Depression and Anxiety in IBD Patients Associated with Vascular Barrier

Research from Italy has found a possible link between depression and anxiety in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients and the vascular barrier in the brain. The study published in the journal Science describes the gut-brain axis response to inflammation and its relationship to psychiatric illness. While previous research has shown that people with inflammatory bowel here to read more

Meditation May Help with Focus

If you’re prone to distraction and making mistakes, meditation may help you regain focus and boost accuracy. A new study looked at a form of meditation called open-monitoring meditation. It focuses on personal awareness of feelings, thoughts, and sensations as they’re happening in mind and body. Researchers from Michigan State University found that this form here to read more