Prescribed medical cannabis use tied to better health-related quality of life
Sep 14, 2023
The findings were seen in real-world patients with a range of chronic health conditions.
Shift work linked to increased risk for depression, anxiety
Aug 14, 2023
Smoking, sedentary time, BMI and sleep duration were identified as the main potentially modifiable mediators of associations.
Study looks at links between anxiety disorders, benzodiazepines, dementia
Aug 14, 2023
Benzodiazepines and anxiety disorders were linked to dementia risk, but no additional risk was seen for benzodiazepines in patients with anxiety disorders.
Symptoms, negative life impact seen during, after benzodiazepine use
Aug 08, 2023
The authors dub the term benzodiazepine-induced neurological dysfunction to describe neurological complications.
Depression, anxiety do not increase overall risk for cancer
Aug 07, 2023
However, some increased risk seen for lung cancer and smoking-related cancers
Helping residents stay sharp and mentally healthy
Lois A. Bowers
Jul 24, 2023
A study published online last week by the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society shared the frightening finding that “cognitive functioning may decline at an accelerated rate immediately post-retirement.”...
Suicidal thoughts, attempts common among patients starting buprenorphine
Jul 18, 2023
Integrated behavioral health services may help address patient needs with opioid use disorder, the authors say.
Half of US adults use creativity for stress, anxiety release
Jul 14, 2023
Top stress-relieving activities include music, puzzles, singing, dancing and art.
Humor therapy may aid depression, anxiety
Jun 28, 2023
Participants in studies in the literature review included older people in nursing homes, people with Parkinson’s disease and retired women, among others.
AI-driven speech analysis firm working to diagnose Alzehimer’s, Huntington’s
Jun 27, 2023
A speech analysis software company is using Voice AI to diagnose depression and anxiety, and diseases like Alzheimer’s and Huntington’s could be next.