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By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter
THURSDAY, Jan. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A new study is raising the question of whether certain cholesterol, blood pressure and diabetes drugs could help manage mental illnesses like schizophrenia.
The findings come from a study of over 142,000 Swedish patients with serious mental illnesses — including schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. The researchers found that those patients typically fared better during periods when they were taking certain medications to treat high cholesterol, high blood pressure or diabetes.
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Changes in typing speed, voice tone, word choice and how often kids stay home could signal trouble, according to preliminary studiesGetty Images/Maskot, File
Rising suicide rates and depression in U.S. teens and young adults have prompted researchers to ask a provocative question: Could the same devices that some people blame for contributing to tech-age angst also be used to detect it?
The idea has sparked a race to develop apps that warn of impending mental Read More
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After decades of medical dramas filling our TV screens, the figure of a technician wielding an ultrasound wand is so prolific, it’s easily called to mind. Even if you’ve never needed an internal abdominal exam, the steps are familiar: The clear, cool gel on the belly; the pressing of a sturdy, plastic device against the patient’s torso; the grainy images that appear on a nearby screen…
Expanding on this traditional use for Read More
Romantic partners of someone with an eating disorder often want to help, but simply don’t know how.
The issue was peanut butter. No matter what form it took — creamy, Read More