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Alcohol can take a toll on dermatological health
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All women aspire to look beautiful and flaunt a healthy skin. Since time immemorial, women have resorted to different measures to get radiant skin. Cleopatra was reputed to have bathed in donkey’s milk to get her flawless complexion. Only some women are lucky enough to be born with good skin. Those who are not have […]


Good Morning America’s weather correspondent Ginger Zee opens up about depression and suicide
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“The only voices I could hear were telling me, ‘You are not worth it.” Ginger Zee Depression is a highly crippling disorder generating a sense of worthlessness and hopelessness accompanied by thoughts of suicide. Many succumb to their desolation and become recluses, others maintain an outwardly calm though they may be fraught with worries inside. […]


Traumatic stress and genetic risk can increase chance of suicidal ideation among bipolar disorder patients, says study
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Bipolar disorder (BD) is a brain disorder which runs in the family and can lead to many other mental and behavioral complications. Now, researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have suggested an association between BD and high risk for suicide bid. However, there is a condition linking these two developments. According […]


Transcranial magnetic stimulation promising for treatment-resistant depression
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Patients diagnosed with treatment-resistant depression (TRD) do not benefit from antidepressants from two different classes, respond only partially, or struggle with the side effects of the medication. While treatment usually involves switching medicines from varying classes, a promising novel therapy currently drawing the attention of experts is transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS). The U.S. Food and […]


Authorities in a fix over problems in detecting marijuana DUI in Arizona
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With voting on legalization of recreational marijuana to be expected soon in Arizona, law enforcement agencies are concerned about dealing with cases of driving under the influence (DUI) of the drug. Significantly, Arizona is among the ballot initiative states where citizens can directly vote on proposed laws. In November 2016, Arizona voted against the Proposition […]


Women with PCOS more likely to experience mental health disorders, finds study
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A condition that affects a woman’s hormone levels and causes acne and facial hair growth, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) can also lead to severe mental health issues, suggests a new study, conducted by researchers from the Cardiff University. The study aimed to determine an association between PCOS and psychiatric outcomes in women and the rates […]


Mother hooked on substances: Parentification can add to childhood trauma
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Parenting is not an easy task. The responsibility assumes an arduous characteristic when it has to be done by those who are young children themselves. Many American households have mothers hooked on some drugs. Owing to the effect of dope that disables such mothers to realize their duty, the eldest son or daughter has to […]


International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: Miss Peru 2018 pageant focuses on violence against women, not body stats of contestants
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Almost every nation across the world, irrespective of their economic and social status, encounter the problem of incessant violence against women that is deep rooted in gender discrimination. The United Nations points out the pervasiveness of incidents of violence that women throughout the world face and the consequent effect of the resultant trauma on their […]


Small dose of methadone can help curb heroin cravings, finds study
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Simply erasing the memories of drug highs can be a possible way to help people with heroin addiction, suggested a recent study. Researchers at China’s Peking University have developed a unique memory retrieval-extinction procedure, which, in combination with methadone treatments, can reprogram the minds of people struggling with addiction. The researchers analyzed the formation of […]


No one talks about workplace sexual harassment in intimate care
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Sexual harassment at the workplace violates the dignity of an individual. Whether it is verbal or non-verbal, it can wreak havoc on the life of an individual and cause immense pain and trauma. Sociologist Amy Blackstone from the University of Maine, says that creating a “hostile work environment” is the commonest way to harass a […]


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