Once the heart is fully formed, the cells that make up heart muscle, known as cardiomyocytes, have very limited ability to reproduce themselves.
Here’s a breakdown of how AI is making healthcare personal, and the methods by which an intelligent machine will make your future hospital visits more customized.
Approximately one out of every five adults that you meet on any given day has suffered or is suffering from a mental illness, diagnosed or otherwise.
Here’s why mental health should be an executive priority, and what you can do to help your rank and file workers when it comes to wellness.
Addressing depression remains important, but new strategies are needed, researchers say
Patients with prostate, bladder or kidney cancers are at greater risk of dying if they have had psychiatric care prior to the cancer treatment. In addition, patients with these cancers show greater suicide risk than the general population, even once the data is corrected for previous psychiatric care. These are the main findings of a new study presented at the European Association of Urology congress in Barcelona. They highlight the need for psychiatric care to be integrated into cancer treatment.
Shift may be due in part to rise of digital media, study suggests
Findings highlight the importance of screening kids as young as 10 for suicide risk in emergency settings
MooDFOOD, the largest randomized clinical trial to study the effects of nutritional strategies on the prevention of major depressive disorder concludes that daily intake of nutritional supplements cannot prevent depression
Using notes made by the attending healthcare professionals about psychiatric patients enables impending coercive measures to be predicted in advance - potentially even through automated text analysis.
Children who grow up with greener surroundings have up to 55 percent less risk of developing various mental disorders later in life; this calls for greener and healthier cities for the future
A very high percentage of young people in South Africa suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression. A college that offers the Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique to its students found this approach helped reduce their symptoms.
A woman whose boyfriend or husband regularly watches pornography is more likely to report symptoms of an eating disorder, new research suggests.
Study finds that higher levels of wisdom in persons with schizophrenia correlate with general well-being and better cognitive performance and everyday functioning
According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately 15% of women develop postpartum depression. Postpartum psychiatric diseases occur on a continuum and extreme manifestations are life-threatening and require hospitalization. Yet, until recently, the timing for postpartum psychiatric readmissions was not well understood by obstetric care providers or mental health professionals.
Until recently, patients suffering from common ophthalmic ailments such as retinal disorders, glaucoma, and dry eye have largely been prescribed anti-inflammatory, anti-infective, anti-glaucoma, and anti-allergy agents, in addition to off-label steroidal medications, and warm compresses.