Mentally ill at risk of dangerous pregnancy complication

New research by Murdoch University and The University of Western Australia has revealed that women with severe mental illness have a greater chance of developing a serious medical complication during pregnancy. A study published today in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology revealed women suffering from schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders were three times more likely […]

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Cancer – now what? Ten tips for family and friends

1. Signal: I’m here The diagnosis of cancer for patients, their families, and friends a shock. Take the time it takes to process the diagnosis. This need is quite normal. In the long run, silence is not, however, often be misleading. You dare, to the Diseased reach out and ask you gently to his needs, As he or she experienced […]

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Couples who argue have a lower risk of ill health, study finds

Want to live longer? Have a blazing row with your spouse! Couples who argue have a lower risk of ill health and dying prematurely, study finds Couples who row with equal intensity have a lower risk of dying prematurely Study in Journal of Psychosomatic Medicine studied 192 couples over 32 years However Kyle Bourassa, of University of Arizona, said: ‘The […]

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The fight against leukemia: As brave a little girl defies the cancer

Your daughter has leukemia: This is a sentence that no mother wants to hear. Patrizia Fricke’s eleven-year-old daughter, Sienna the blood was diagnosed with cancer. From this Moment on, the lives of both change abruptly. In an interview with FOCUS Online, Fricke remembers the bad time. A simple hospital room with a bed. For the eleven-year-old Sienna, it is a […]

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Became known, an unexpected benefit from appendectomy

The researchers found that the appendicitis — vermiform Appendix of the cecum — significantly reduces the risk of Parkinson’s disease. The findings of the study appeared in an article for the journal Science Translational Medicine. As it turned out, the Appendix contains a protein alpha-synuclein, which can cause in the brain of Parkinson’s disease. After studying the data for the […]

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