Young migrants from Africa at increased risk of developing psychosis

Young people who have migrated to Australia from Africa are up to 10 times more likely to develop a psychotic disorder than their Australian-born counterparts, Orygen research has found. Meanwhile, young migrants born in Asia are at a decreased risk of developing a psychotic disorder, the Orygen researchers found. The lead researcher on the study, Associate Professor Brian O’Donoghue, said […]

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After 4 miscarriages, I had depression, anxiety, and PTSD. My doctors just told me to keep trying for another pregnancy.

In the largest study of its kind, researchers found that women who experience pregnancy loss are at an increased risk of developing mental health conditions, but doctors often fail to address those risks.  Among the women surveyed, for example, 29% developed post-traumatic stress disorder. Due to the nightmares and flashbacks, it can mirror the trauma war veterans face. Amy Klein, […]

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Telehealth billing guide highlights complexities of use

The Center for Connected Health Policy has published a 21-page guide intended to help providers with telehealth-based Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements. WHY IT MATTERS The guide offers clarification for billing for remote patient monitoring, synchronous (real-time) asynchronous (store-and-forward) telehealth services and billing for virtual healthcare services, as well as mobile health services. It focuses primarily on fee-for-service Medicare and an […]

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Got flu? Deal quickly with complications

Fighting the flu can be an unpleasant experience—but the misery may not stop there. When you have the flu, your immune system is under attack, making complications common. Other infections can weasel their way into your body, according to Libby Richards, an associate professor at Purdue University’s School of Nursing in West Lafayette, Ind. Common complications include pneumonia, sinus infections, […]

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Facebook knows what they are doing in the network – Here you can delete the data

The "Off-Facebook Activity"-Tool shows users what sites and when sent information about your interactions in the network, to Facebook. Further Details are not apparent. However, it is known that the pages report, if you have you visited and whether you have logged in to an application. How Facebook advertising-information Facebook is experiencing for example that you have seen a page […]

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Organ donation: the Bundestag decides to Reform

After the death of a severely-ill patients to donate organs: the one Who agrees to do so, you must have that lifetime explicitly. Nothing will change in the future, as the Bundestag has decided on yesterday. Thus, the deputies have expressed their opposition to the much-discussed contradiction solution. This would have provided that every citizen is automatically an organ donor, […]

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Plant-based diet may help lower heart disease risk: Study

The study, published in the journal Lancet EClinical Medicine, examined the diets and blood biomarkers of more than 11,000 participants from a national study in the US. Diets with reduced sulphur amino acids — which occur in protein-rich foods, such as meats, dairy, nuts and soy — are associated with a decreased risk for cardiovascular disease, according to a study […]

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