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Psychiatry

Folic Acid May Help Reduce Suicide Attempts

Oct 05, 2022

MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Folic acid seems to be beneficial for reducing the rate of suicide attempts, according to a study published online Sept. 28 in JAMA Psychiatry.Robert D. Gibbon...

Research & Development Investments Do Not Explain Drug Price Variation

Oct 05, 2022

MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For a sample of 60 drugs, research and development investments do not explain the variation in list prices, according to a study published online Sept. 26 in J...

Antidepressants in Pregnancy Do Not Affect Child Neurodevelopment

Oct 05, 2022

TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Antidepressant use in pregnancy is not associated with an increased risk for neurodevelopmental disorders in children, according to a study published online O...

Medicare Eligibility Linked to Improvements in Health Care Access

Oct 05, 2022

TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Medicare eligibility and enrollment at age 65 years is associated with improvements in some measures of health care access and affordability, according to a s...

Migraine Tied to Behavioral, Psychological Factors

Oct 05, 2022

TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Even in individuals without psychiatric comorbidities, specific behavioral and psychological factors are associated with migraine, according to a study publis...

Sexual Dysfunction Common Among Young Women With Cancer

Oct 01, 2022

FRIDAY, Sept. 30, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- More than 60 percent of young women diagnosed with cancer have sexual dysfunction, with more problems reported by women with cancer than among women from the...

2021 Saw Increase in Number of Suicides, Suicide Rate

Sep 30, 2022

FRIDAY, Sept. 30, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- From 2020 to 2021, there was an increase in the number of suicides and in the age-adjusted suicide rate, according to a September Vital Statistics Rapid Rel...

Acupuncture May Ease Anxiety in Patients With Parkinson Disease

Sep 30, 2022

THURSDAY, Sept. 29, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Acupuncture may help treat anxiety in patients with Parkinson disease and anxiety, according to a study published online Sept. 21 in JAMA Network Open.Jing...

Major Depression Up 60 Percent in Older Adults 2010 to 2019

Sep 30, 2022

THURSDAY, Sept. 29, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The prevalence of depression is increasing among older adults, but there has not been a proportional increase in mental health treatment, according to a st...

Pregnancy Anxiety May Predict Shorter Gestational Length

Sep 30, 2022

THURSDAY, Sept. 29, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnancy anxiety in the third trimester may predict shorter gestational length, according to a study published online in Health Psychology.Christine Dunke...

Medicare Monthly Premiums to Drop for Seniors

Sep 29, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of seniors who had to pay high increases in Medicare premiums this year will get a break in 2023 when they see a rare drop in monthly premiums fo...

New Drug for Alzheimer Disease Shows Promise in Phase 3 Trial

Sep 29, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2022 (HealthDay) -- Japanese drugmaker Eisai on Wednesday said its experimental drug lecanemab helped slow thinking declines among people in the early stages of Alzheimer disease....

Neurostimulation Methods Compared for Treating Depression in Seniors

Sep 28, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Bilateral theta burst stimulation (TBS) is noninferior to standard bilateral repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) for treatment-resistant d...

Hospital-Treated Infections Earlier in Life Tied to Alzheimer, Parkinson Disease Risk

Sep 28, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Hospital-treated infections, especially repeated infections in early life and midlife, are associated with increased risks for Alzheimer disease (AD) and ...

Effectiveness of stand-alone telephone-delivered intervention for reducing problem alcohol use

Sep 28, 2022

1. In this randomized controlled trial, in participants with problem alcohol use, individuals in the active control group, receiving brief check-ins, and the intervention group, receiving telehealth c...

In Utero Exposure to Natural Disaster Ups Child Psychopathology

Sep 28, 2022

TUESDAY, Sept. 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- In utero exposure to a major weather-related disaster is associated with an increased risk for psychopathology in children, according to a study published o...

Treatment Benefits Adults With Major Depression, With or Without Childhood Trauma

Sep 28, 2022

TUESDAY, Sept. 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Adults with major depressive disorder and a history of childhood trauma can still benefit from recommended depression treatments, according to a review publ...

Sleep Problems Tied to Later Cognitive Decline, Dementia

Sep 27, 2022

MONDAY, Sept. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Long time in bed (TIB) and early sleep timing are associated with an increased risk for dementia, according to a study published online Sept. 21 in the Journ...

Allostatic Load May Affect Woman's Ability to Conceive

Sep 27, 2022

MONDAY, Sept. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Women with a higher allostatic load score may have lower fecundability, according to a study published online Sept. 21 in Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Sc...

Air Pollution Tied to Autism-Related Hospital Admissions in Children

Sep 27, 2022

MONDAY, Sept. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Short-term exposure to air pollution is associated with an increased risk for hospital admission for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children, according to...