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Cardiovascular Event Prediction by Machine LearningNovelty and Significance [Clinical Track]

Preventive Medicine - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 15:22

From the Department of Radiology , Bloomberg School of Public Health , and Department of Medicine, Cardiology and Radiology , Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; George Washington University, DC ; Office of Biostatistics, NHLBI, NIH, Bethesda, MD ; Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL ; Department of Cardiology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston-Salem, NC ; Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle ; Department of Radiology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA ; Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis ; Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, NY ; and Radiology and Imaging Sciences, NIH Clinical Center, Bethesda, MD .

Smoking and its consequences cause multi-million losses to Armenian economy

Smoking - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 15:18

YEREVAN, October 12. /ARKA/. Smoking and its consequences cause multi-million losses to the Armenian economy, the head of the Institute of Children and Adolescent Health Sergey Sargsyan, said to a news conference.

Categories: Smoking

Increasing Awareness about the Harmful Effects of Smoking to Foster...

Smoking - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 15:18

E-cigarette consists of battery BROOKLYN, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, October 12, 2017 / EINPresswire.com / -- " E-cigarette & Vaporizer Market : Global Demand Analysis & Opportunity Outlook 2024" The global e-cigarette & vaporizer market is segmented into product type such as disposable e-cigarette, rechargeable e-cigarette, e-go and tanks e-cigarette, personal vaporizers and mods. Among these segments, rechargeable e-cigarette segment is expected to occupy the top position in the market.

Categories: Smoking

School starts program to combat suicide

Depression - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 14:57

Berkley High School leaders are taking on suicide, depression and anxiety in a new way. A program called "Sources of Strength" was rolled out this week at the school - a program that aims to teach kids how to persevere through life's challenges.

Categories: Depression

Getting high to get happy?

Mental Health - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 13:30

When it comes to the treatment of mental health conditions, new treatment options are continuously being developed, researched and tested. New applications are being developed for old treatment methods, while at the same time researchers are seeing interesting results with novel forms of treatments.

CGL Richmond Integrated Recovery Service

Alcoholism - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 13:26

The data, obtained through a Freedom of Information Request by addiction treatment firm UKAT, showed that out of the 39 councils that replied, Richmond Council was the fourth lowest spender on addiction treatment. Up until 2012, the budget for drug and alcohol treatment was ringfenced by the Government and each council had a set pot of money to spend on local addicts through various treatments.

Categories: Alcoholism

Treacherous correlation in the brain from smoking

Smoking - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 12:53

Out with the cigarette pack, put a cigarette in the mouth and light up. That is a well-known action for a smoker and, at the same time, behavior which has a stronger connection to actual drug dependency than was previously believed, research at the Sahlgrenska Academy has revealed.

Categories: Smoking

Top 25 Psychiatric Medications for 2016

Anxiety - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 12:53

Most people understand that the role of psychiatric medications is to help alleviate the symptoms associated with different types of mental disorders, such as depression, bipolar disorder, ADHD, schizophrenia, anxiety, and more. Psychiatric medications are an important part of a comprehensive treatment plan for effectively treating people who have a mental health concern or mental illness.

Four Non-Prescription Remedies for ADHD

ADHD News - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 12:53

Some 30 percent of patients develop side effects of ADHD medication . But there are alternatives, including counselling, supplements, and adjusting your diet .

Categories: ADHD

Family sues South Dakota boarding school over girl's death Thursday, October 12

Depression - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 10:21

A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against a federal Indian boarding school by the family of a girl who committed suicide. Emerson Little Elk says the Pierre Indian Learning Center failed to adequately monitor his 14-year-old granddaughter, who had a history of depression and had made prior threats of suicide.

Categories: Depression

An Open Book

Drug Addiction - Scientific American - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 09:00


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EDITORIAL: Desperate situation

Mental Health - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 08:46

Last week's update on P.E.I.'s mental health and addictions strategy did little to ease the concerns of Islanders. What came out of the standing committee hearing caused additional alarm.

Cigar shop opens in downtown Decatur

Smoking - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 08:03

Melanie King holds a Gurkha Beauty cigar at Daddy Duke Cigars on Grant Street. More photos at decaturdaily.com .

Categories: Smoking

From troubled teen to an example to his peers: Downham Market student ...

ADHD News - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 08:03

Nathan Holland changed his life around after going on a pilot scheme with the Jon Egging Trust. Picture: Ian Burt A student turned from a class troublemaker to a role model in his school, all whilst overcoming attention deficit hyperactivity disorder .

Categories: ADHD

Zydus Cadila gets USFDA nod for anti-depression drug

Depression - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 05:48

New Delhi, Oct 12 Drug firm Zydus Cadila today said it has received the final approval from the US health regulator to market desvenlafaxine extended release tablets, used to treat depression. The approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration is to market desvenlafaxine extended release in the strengths of 50 mg and 100 mg, Zydus Cadila said in a BSE filing.

Categories: Depression

Testing laptops and phones as stress-reducing aids through SHS's new program

Anxiety - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 05:45

Whether you're stressed over midterms, medical school applications, managing your daily routine or just life in general, I recommend you take a minute to sign up for Student Health Service's new Therapy Assisted Online program and download the Therapy Assisted Online Mobile App. Journaling, making schedules and meeting therapists can be time-consuming, so in this age of technology, you may benefit from tools designed to seamlessly integrate into your busy life that revolves around a screen.

Love Island's Kem Cetinay describes PTSD and depression

Depression - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 03:37

'I was obsessive about my mum': Love Island's Kem Cetinay describes debilitating decade-long battle with PTSD and depression after she fell into a coma with septicaemia Kem's, 21, best friend Chris Hughes, 24, also broke down about his own crippling anxiety on World Mental Health Day Describing a cycle of therapy and anti-depressants, the 21-year-old admitted that he had thoughts about not wanting to live his life any more. Kem, whose reality TV best friend Chris Hughes is particularly candid about his own anxiety, began having panic attacks when his mother Figen contracted septicaemia and he says he refused to leave her side when she was in a coma.

Categories: Depression

Smoking ban violators to be charged for non-payment of fines

Smoking - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 03:33

THE Bacolod City Anti-Smoking Task Force will file charges against anti-smoking violators who failed to pay fines or to render community service. Councilor Caesar Distrito, co-chairman of the task force, said that for the month of September, 404 violators, including 65 business establishments, have been apprehended.

Categories: Smoking

Find out why this Bury pub is 'FAB'

ADHD News - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 03:32

The town centre Two Tubs pub is the first of several local employers who support making Bury fully accessible for people with autism and other hidden disabilities, such as ADHD, Crohn's, dementia and epilepsy. The scheme, created to assist vulnerable people, was designed by Jane Lord, chief officer at Bury charity Buddy's for Children with Autism.

Categories: ADHD

Whither Indian institutionalised education

Mental Health - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 02:11

A recent survey carried out by the Teacher Foundation in association with Wipro Applying Thought In Schools which was also reported in some dailies including Times of India, found that 42 per cent of elementary school students and 36 per cent of senior school students were being subjected to harassment by peers on school campuses. The study seems to implicate and suggest schools to focus on improving and strengthening relationship management and life skill of self-awareness.

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