Smartphones may provide a cheap and accessible means by which to teach the principles of acceptance, mindfulness, and self-compassion, which can potentially reduce depression and distress, according to a new meta-analysis.
Despite a higher risk for distress, breast cancer survivors who had been diagnosed at a young age show similar rates of cancer-related post-traumatic stress symptoms to the general breast cancer population, a new study has shown.
Smokers who have difficulty falling asleep at night may find it doubly hard to stop smoking, a study suggests. At the same time, non-insomniac smokers may develop symptoms of sleeplessness if they continue using tobacco.
A recent UK nationwide, cross-specialty surveillance study on coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) suggests that stroke, followed by altered mental state comprising encephalopathy or encephalitis and primary psychiatric diagnoses, are the most common complications, with altered mental state occurring as frequently in younger vs older patients.
Use of the prescription stimulant methylphenidate appears to also exert a positive effect on the lower urinary tract in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) but without voiding dysfunction, specifically increasing voided volume and bladder capacity, as shown in a study.
The Lundbeck Neuroscience Symposium was held at Sofitel KL Damansara over 2 days, with extensivediscussions on the management of various mental illness. On the first day, eminent local and internationalexperts weighed in on the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD), including in the elderly and incases of coexisting anxiety.
There appear to be robust but subtle differences among attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) across different age groups, suggests a study.
Having migraine during midlife appears to be associated with a higher risk of developing dementia in later life, according to a large population-based longitudinal Danish study presented at the AHS* 2020 Virtual Meeting, indicating that migraine may be a risk factor for dementia.
Patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) often suffer from liver abnormalities, which are associated with higher body mass index (BMI), daily consumption of alcohol, more severe disease, and some therapies, according to a recent study.
Pembrolizumab in combination with chemotherapy significantly improves progression-free survival (PFS) vs chemotherapy alone in patients with previously untreated, locally recurrent inoperable or metastatic triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), results of the KEYNOTE-355 study have shown.