Depression: A revolution in treatment?

Depression: A revolution in treatment?

Image copyright Hayley Mason It’s not very often we get to talk about a revolution in understanding and treating depression and yet now doctors are talking about “one of the strongest discoveries in psychiatry for the last 20 years”. It is based around the idea that some people are being betrayed by their fiercest protector. […]

Brain Scans of Brazilian Babies Show Array of Zika Effects – New York Times

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The Senator’s Daughter Who Raised Prices on Anti-Allergy EpiPen – Bloomberg

Members of Congress are in an unusual position as they demand an explanation for Mylan NV’s 400 percent price hike for the EpiPen and focus attention squarely on its CEO: Heather Bresch. If lawmakers follow the usual script, Bresch could get called up to Capitol Hill next month to explain her company’s justification for raising the […]

Sepsis is a medical emergency, CDC says. It can be stopped if caught in time. – Washington Post

Sepsis is a medical emergency, CDC says. It can be stopped if caught in time. – Washington Post

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has declared sepsis a medical emergency, reporting Tuesday that about 72 percent of patients with this fast-moving and deadly illness have recently been seen by doctors and nurses, representing missed opportunities to catch it early or prevent it. The most common illnesses leading to sepsis include pneumonia and […]

Boy with double-hand transplant’s next goal: Play football – Fox News

It’s been just over a year since 9-year-old Zion Harvey received a double-hand transplant, and he said Tuesday what he really wants to do is play football. “I feel happy about my new hands, and I don’t feel different. I like now that I can throw a football further than when I didn’t have […]

Job satisfaction in your 20s and 30s may impact your health later – CBS News

Job satisfaction in your 20s and 30s may impact your health later – CBS News

Everybody has bad days at work, but 20- and 30-somethings who are generally unhappy with their jobs may experience some health backlash by the time they reach their 40s​, new research suggests. A number of previous studies have found links between job satisfaction​ and physical and mental health. Now researchers from The Ohio State University say their work shows that happiness on the […]

Science|Seeing Through to a Mouse’s Nervous System – New York Times

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Pregnant women cope with fears of Zika virus in Florida – CBS News

Pregnant women cope with fears of Zika virus in Florida – CBS News

Two tourist areas in Miami-DadeCounty, Florida – the Wynwood neighborhood and South Beach, one of the most popular vacation spots in the world – are home to at least 37 locally transmitted Zika cases. There are 69 pregnant women in Florida who have been infected with Zika, which has been linked to babies born with microcephaly and […]

Women with dense breasts may need annual mammograms – Fox News

While most older women might not need breast cancer screening with mammography more often than every three years, some women with dense breasts may need mammograms every year, U.S. research suggests. Among women aged 50 to 74, those without a high risk for breast cancer or dense breast tissue didn’t have an increase in […]