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‘Very hopeful message’: 2 in 5 adults with ADHD enjoy ‘excellent mental health’

https://www.studyfinds.org/adults-with-adhd-mental-health/

Apr 17, 2022 … TORONTO, Ontario — Many parents fear the worst if their child has ADHD, but researchers from the University of Toronto find even if attention deficit hyperactivity disorder persists into adulthood, a great number of patients still enjoy robust mental health. Their study finds 42 percent of adults living with ADHD still display strong mental health.…

Pushy parents with high expectations behind rise in ‘perfectionism,’ mental health issues in kids

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Apr 02, 2022 … Study warns that children feeling like they need to be “perfect” for their parents has risen dramatically, almost to the point of a “public health issue.” LONDON — Increasingly pushy parents are putting their childrens’ mental well-being at risk, warns a new study. Parental pressures have increased over the last three decades, according to the findings,…

Effectiveness of vaccines: 5 reasons why anti-vaxxers remain in doubt

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Mar 01, 2022 … Vaccines are a proven method to mitigate the spread of life-threatening contagious diseases. Research shows that vaccinations have saved millions of lives over the past 60 years. Despite this, a significant proportion of “anti-vaxxers” around the world still believe that vaccinations may do more harm than good. The anti-vax movement stirs plenty of controversy and…

6 Amazing Benefits From Taking Omega-3 Fish Oil Supplements, According To Scientists

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Feb 27, 2022 … Fish oil dietary supplements are booming in popularity among people looking to enjoy a variety of health benefits without actually eating fish multiple times per day. That’s because omega-3 fatty acids represent vital roles in the body’s function. Omega-3 fatty acid supplements typically come in three forms: Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), and eicosapentaenoic…

Ketamine effectively silences suicidal thoughts, especially in bipolar patients

https://www.studyfinds.org/ketamine-suicidal-thoughts-bipolar/

Feb 05, 2022 … OXFORD, England — People considering suicide could be saved by the illegal sedative ketamine, according to a recent study. Scientists say that the drug could stop people turning their dark thoughts into actions by relieving their psychological pain. It’s estimated that 700,000 people around the world die from suicide each year, and 20 times more…

COVID-19 stress and disruptions are wreaking havoc on multi-child families, study says

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Jan 28, 2022 … WATERLOO, Ontario — COVID-19 has disrupted countless lives around the globe and still serves as a daily, unavoidable stressor. Now, researchers from the University of Waterloo are revealing just how detrimental the pandemic has been for multi-child families. To start, the study finds that within a multi-child family, one child typically tends to be more…

A mother’s diet during pregnancy can impact child’s health well into teens

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Jan 02, 2022 … ROCKVILLE, Md. — Women who don’t watch what they eat during pregnancy can affect their child’s health well into their teenage years. Nutrition during pregnancy plays a pivotal role in determining the child’s body mass index (BMI) even during adolescence, according to a new study. Children who are overweight, meaning their BMI is above 24.9,…

Intense childhood anxiety may lead to psychosis during adulthood

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Dec 29, 2021 … BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom — Children and young teens who constantly experience high levels of anxiety are more likely to develop psychosis by their early 20s, according to researchers from the University of Birmingham. On a more positive note, their study also finds intervening early in an individual’s life — by targeting stress hormones and non-resolving inflammation…

‘Super sensor’ patch worn on skin is first to monitor heart health, biochemical levels at same time

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Dec 14, 2021 … SAN DIEGO — A new health super sensor has been developed to regulate everything from blood pressure to how much you have had to drink. The soft and stretchy patch is the first wearable device to monitor both cardiovascular signals and biochemical levels in the human body at the same time. Worn on the neck,…

Can’t stop acting reckless? New test predicts if impulsivity is pathological

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Dec 07, 2021 … BERKELEY, Calif. — Do you keep making impulsive decisions only to end up regretting your actions? Researchers at the University of California-Berkeley have developed a new test to help determine if your habit borders on the pathological. The study finds acting recklessly during emotional times has a connection to how fast a person reacts to stimulating,…

A mother’s stress impacts their child’s mental health and vice versa, study finds

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Dec 02, 2021 … HOUSTON, Texas — New research confirms that when it comes to family mental health dynamics, everything usually comes full circle. Researchers from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston report a two-way relationship between a mother’s and their children’s mental health. Mom’s mental health symptoms influence her child’s mental state, but the reverse…

Slowing down as you age? Researchers find older adults should actually be more physically active

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Nov 24, 2021 … CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Think vigorous exercise is just for the young? Think again. Although it’s a common belief that older adults should slow down in their later years, a new study finds seniors should be doing the exact opposite! Researchers from Harvard University say evolution actually explains why staying physically active during old age keeps people…