Major study finds one in five children have mental health problems

One in five Ontario children and youth suffer from a mental disorder, but less than one-third have had contact with a mental health care provider, says the Ontario Child Health Study (OCHS). Although those overall results echo a similar study from 1983, the new study found a much larger proportion of children and youth with a disorder had contact with […]

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AEDs tied to higher pneumonia risk in Alzheimer patients

(HealthDay)—Antiepileptic drug (AED) use may increase the risk for pneumonia in patients with Alzheimer disease (AD), according to a study recently published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. Heidi Taipale, Ph.D., from the University of Eastern Finland in Kuopio, and colleagues evaluated whether incident AED use is associated with an increased risk for pneumonia among community-dwelling individuals with AD. A […]

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How to Be a Stronger Runner in 8 Easy Steps

You know that to be a runner, you’ve got to, well, run. Many think that’s enough, but if you want to be a strong runner, incorporating other exercises into your routine is a must. That’s where this workout, created by Stephen Cheuk, founder of S10 training and S10 recovery in New York City and Health Advisory Board member, comes in. […]

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B cells gone bad could be the culprit in rheumatoid arthritis

Biomolecular researcher Navin Varadarajan has published in Arthritis & Rheumatology journal a first-of-its-kind study—a comprehensive profile of B cells in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). B cells are lymphocytes, or white blood cells, that make protein antibodies that attack a patient’s healthy proteins in patients with RA. “To the best of our knowledge, this is the first study to conduct whole transcriptome […]

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NYC health officials warn against 'measles parties' amid biggest outbreak in decades

NYC ordering people to get vaccinated amid measles outbreak A public health emergency was declared in New York City on Tuesday due to a measles outbreak — and health officials are warning against the idea of "measles parties." Such parties involve intentionally exposing unvaccinated children to other children with a disease, with the intent that they would get the disease themselves. The Centers for […]

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Slight decline in hepatitis C diagnoses in Europe

European surveillance data show a 10 percent decrease in newly reported hepatitis C cases between 2016 and 2017. However, with more than 31,000 recorded cases in 2017, diagnoses remain at a high level in the European Union and European Economic Area (EU/EEA). In addition, variation in national testing practices and widespread under-reporting of diagnosed cases do not provide an accurate […]

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So Cute! Kim Kardashian, North West Star in Epic New JoJo Siwa Video

North West is a natural-born performer! Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s 5-year-old daughter is cute as can be in YouTube sensation Jojo Siwa’s latest video released on Sunday, March 31. The eldest of Kardashian and Kanye’s three kids appeared in a nearly seven-minute-long video titled “BABYSITTING NORTH WEST!!!” where she seemingly had the time of her life making memories with […]

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