Newly developed genetic risk scores could help sufferers, physicians make health decisions

Journal Reference: Limin Hao, Peter Kraft, Gabriel F. Berriz, Elizabeth D. Hynes, Christopher Koch, Prathik Korategere V Kumar, Shruti S. Parpattedar, Marcie Steeves, Wanfeng Yu, Ashley A. Antwi, Charles A. Brunette, Morgan Danowski, Manish K. Gala, Robert C. Green, Natalie E. Jones, Anna C. F. Lewis, Steven A. Lubitz, Pradeep Natarajan, Jason L. Vassy, Matthew … Read more

Exposure assessment for Deepwater Horizon oil spill: Health outcomes

Journal Reference: Deborah C Glass. Evaluating the Exposures of Clean-up Personnel after an Oil Spill. Annals of Work Exposures and Health, 2022; 66 (Supplement_1): i1 DOI: 10.1093/annweh/wxab103 To help shape future prevention efforts, one West Virginia University researcher — Caroline Groth, assistant professor in the School of Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics — … Read more

Grey matter volume could inform treatment decisions for developing mental health disorders

Journal Reference: Paris Alexandros Lalousis, Lianne Schmaal, Stephen J. Wood, Renate L.E.P. Reniers, Nicholas M. Barnes, Katharine Chisholm, Sian Lowri Griffiths, Alexandra Stainton, Junhao Wen, Gyujoon Hwang, Christos Davatzikos, Julian Wenzel, Lana Kambeitz-Ilankovic, Christina Andreou, Carolina Bonivento, Udo Dannlowski, Adele Ferro, Theresa Liechtenstein, Anita Riecher-Rössler, Georg Romer, Marlene Rosen, Alessandro Bertolino, Stefan Borgwardt, Paolo Brambilla, … Read more

Your mental health may impact your chances of breakthrough COVID

Journal Reference: Kristen Nishimi, Thomas C. Neylan, Daniel Bertenthal, Karen H. Seal, Aoife O’Donovan. Association of Psychiatric Disorders With Incidence of SARS-CoV-2 Breakthrough Infection Among Vaccinated Adults. JAMA Network Open, 2022; 5 (4): e227287 DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.7287 The researchers from UCSF and the San Francisco VA Health Care System found that patients over 65 with substance … Read more

Study finds 48 percent of young adults struggled with mental health in mid-2021

Journal Reference: Sally H. Adams, Jason P. Schaub, Jason Nagata, M. Jane Park, Claire D. Brindis, Charles E. Irwin. Young Adult Anxiety or Depressive Symptoms and Mental Health Service Utilization During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Journal of Adolescent Health, 2022; DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2022.02.023 The study, published today in the Journal of Adolescent Health, used Household Pulse Survey … Read more

New approach better predicts air pollution fashions’ performance in health studies

Journal Reference: Jenna R. Krall, Joshua P. Keller, Roger D. Peng. Assessing the health estimation capacity of air pollution exposure prediction models. Environmental Health, 2022; 21 (1) DOI: 10.1186/s12940-022-00844-0 A new study from Jenna Krall, assistant professor of the Department of Global and Community Health, develops a new approach to aid air quality modelers in … Read more

Arctic simulation of Moon-like habitat shows wellbeing sessions can improve mental health in extreme isolation

Arctic simulation of Moon-like habitat shows wellbeing sessions can improve mental health in extreme isolation – NovLink Home Mash C Arctic simulation of Moon-like habitat shows wellbeing sessions can improve mental health in extreme isolation We would love to give thanks to the writer of this post for this awesome web content Arctic simulation of … Read more

Social determinants of health affect care for people with congenital heart disease

Journal Reference: Keila N. Lopez, Carissa Baker‐Smith, Glenn Flores, Michelle Gurvitz, Tara Karamlou, Flora Nunez Gallegos, Sara Pasquali, Angira Patel, Jennifer K. Peterson, Jason L. Salemi, Clyde Yancy, Shabnam Peyvandi. Addressing Social Determinants of Health and Mitigating Health Disparities Across the Lifespan in Congenital Heart Disease: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association. Journal … Read more

Carbs, sugary foods may influence poor oral health

Journal Reference: Amy E. Millen, Runda Dahhan, Jo L. Freudenheim, Kathleen M. Hovey, Lu Li, Daniel I. McSkimming, Chris A. Andrews, Michael J. Buck, Michael J. LaMonte, Keith L. Kirkwood, Yijun Sun, Vijaya Murugaiyan, Maria Tsompana, Jean Wactawski-Wende. Dietary carbohydrate intake is associated with the subgingival plaque oral microbiome abundance and diversity in a cohort … Read more

Pandemic lockdowns had severe mental health consequences for women in the developing world

Journal Reference: Natalie Bau, Gaurav Khanna, Corinne Low, Manisha Shah, Sreyashi Sharmin, Alessandra Voena. Women’s well-being during a pandemic and its containment. Journal of Development Economics, 2022; 156: 102839 DOI: 10.1016/j.jdeveco.2022.102839 The study from the University of California San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy finds that women whose social position may make them … Read more

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