Gaming disorder could soon be treated in public health sector06/19/2018 03:25Many parents already have concerns, but some may now have a new argument for limiting their children's "screen time" - addiction to video games has been recognised by World Health Organisation as a mental health disorder.It will now be recognised by the World Health Organisation..Impaired control over gaming (e...
David Spade donates to mental health organisation06/17/2018 19:42According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, death by suicide has risen 25% in the United States since 1999 - and risen by 30% in half of all USA states - despite falling over the same period in most of the rest of the world. The study found that the rates of death by suicide from 2000 to 2016 increased by 21% for boys and men and 50% for girls and women, the article reported...
Meds With Depression As Adverse Side Effect Commonly Used06/16/2018 11:22The study found that more than one-third of American adults are using common drugs that increase the risk of depression and suicide because they were unaware of this possible side effect.The researchers found that 7.6 percent of the 26,192 adults reported depression.Besides blood pressure drugs such as metoprolol and atenolol, medications that can lead to depression include gabapentin (Neurontin), an anti-seizure treatment also used for shingles...
First human case of plague since 1992 found in Elmore County06/15/2018 03:00The child - from Elmore County, located between Twin Falls and Boise - is only the fifth person to be infected with the bacterial disease in Idaho since 1940, the Idaho State Journalreported.Plague has historically been found in wildlife in both states: it's rare in humans, and person-to-person transmission is extremely rare...
Recall Alert: Throw away pre-cut melon06/13/2018 08:03Health officials say a salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon has sickened 60 people in five states.-States getting the pre-cut melon: North Carolina, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Georgia, Michigan, Missouri and Ohio.The CDC suggests people to not eat and throw away the pre-cut melons purchased from any of the Walmart stores in Indiana, Michigan, Ohio or Missouri...