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38 min ago | Blackpool Today

Dad dies during trip

A dad of three was found dead in bed after travelling to Blackpool to watch his son play in a football tournament.

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Ireland Travel, Health, Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, iPhone

4 hrs ago | WLKY-TV Louisville

Veterans gather seeking support for medical marijuana to treat PTSD

SEEKING SUPPORT FROM STATE LAWMAKERS. BUT STEVE BURGIN REPORTS IT'S GOING TO BE A HARD SELL... STEVE? SOME 18-THOUSAND VETERANS HERE IN KENTUCKY HAVE BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH P-T-S-D... AND SOME OF THEM BELIEVE MARIJUANA IS THE ANSWER TO THEIR PAIN.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Kentucky, Health

8 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

'I won the battle to beat bipolar'

It was just after eight in the evening at Akeso, a private psychiatric clinic in A Parktown, Johannesburg.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Health, Bipolar Disorder, Africa

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Trials Journal

Cognitive bias modification to prevent depression (COPE): study...

Depression is a leading cause of disability worldwide and, although efficacious treatments are available, their efficacy is suboptimal and recurrence of symptoms is common.

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Related Topix: Health

LiveScience

Harsh Thoughts: Cynicism Linked to Stroke Risk

Middle-age and older people who are highly stressed, have depression or who are perhaps even just cynical may be at increased risk of stroke, according to new research.

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Related Topix: Health, University of Minnesota

WJRT

Suicides have increased in mid-Michigan

It's a topic most people don't like to talk about, but it's taking more and more lives in Genesee County - especially young lives.

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Related Topix: Genesee County, MI, Health

Medical News Today

Rehab for age-related loss of vision cuts depression risk in half

There is an associated risk of depression in people who experience loss of vision due to conditions such as age-related macular degeneration.

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Related Topix: Health, Macular Degeneration, Philadelphia, PA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Science Daily

Why people with bipolar disorder are bigger risk-takers

Circuits in the brain involved in pursuing and relishing rewarding experiences are more strongly activated in people with bipolar disorder, guiding them towards riskier gambles and away from safer ones, researchers report.

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Related Topix: Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Study examines effect of depressed mood on pulmonary rehab completion

Researchers from The Miriam Hospital have found that people with Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who are also depressed have difficulty sticking to a pulmonary rehabilitation program.

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Related Topix: Copd, Health, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Providence, RI

Mental Help Net

Fluoxetine + Behavioral Tx Cuts Pediatric Depression Relapse

Fluoxetine plus relapse-prevention cognitive-behavioral therapy cuts the risk of relapse in youth with major depressive disorder, according to a study published online June 17 in The American Journal of Psychiatry .

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Related Topix: Health, Texas

World Magazine

Saving sons and daughters from radical Islam

Chris Boudreau, a grieving mother from Canada, traveled to Europe this last week to learn about ways to spare other families whose children risk the same fate as her son.

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Related Topix: Health, Terrorism

Sydney Morning Herald

Health workers tell of pregnant asylum seekers' desperate adoption pleas

Pregnant asylum seekers on Christmas Island pleaded with medical experts four months ago to put their children up for adoption by Australian families as the women became increasingly anxious about their future.

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Related Topix: Health

The Age

'Adopt our babies': asylum seekers

Pregnant asylum seekers on Christmas Island pleaded with medical experts four months ago to put their children up for adoption by Australian families as the women became increasingly anxious about their future.

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Related Topix: Health

EurekAlert!

Depression in AMD patients with low vision can be halved by integrated therapies

July 9, 2014 - The first clinical trial to examine integrated low vision and mental health treatment has shown that the approach can reduce the incidence of depression by half among people with low vision due to age-related macular degeneration .

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Related Topix: Health, Macular Degeneration, Medicine, Ophthalmology

ABC News

PHOTO: Prozac is one of the most widely prescribed antidepressants in the United States.

Mental health experts are calling on the Food and Drug Administration to remove its most severe label - the so-called "black box warning" -- on all categories of antidepressants because it has been "highly correlated" with a more than 33 percent jump in suicide attempts over the last decade as doctors and patients who could benefit from the drugs ... (more)

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Health

Tue Jul 08, 2014

La Prensa

NAMI to host Latino mental illness awareness event, classes

The Toledo Latino started hearing voices as a teenager, but never knew what was happening until he had a psychotic breakdown at work at age 19. a condition in which a person experiences a combination of schizophrenia symptoms - such as hallucinations or delusions - and mood disorder symptoms, such as mania or depression.

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Related Topix: Health, Texas

Health News Digest

Pitt Study Finds Telephone Treatment of Depression After Cardiac...

PITTSBURGH, July 8, 2014 -Screening for depression and then providing a telephone-delivered, nurse-led "collaborative care" intervention following coronary artery bypass graft surgery not only improves health-related quality of life, physical functioning and mood symptoms, but also lowers medical costs and is highly cost-effective compared to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, National Institutes of Health, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, Healthcare Law, Law

Salisbury Journal

Bipolar people 'wired for risk'

A roulette game played while undergoing a brain scan has shown that people with bipolar disorder are wired for risk.

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Related Topix: Health

Psychology Today

Intrapersonal Conflict

Although delegated with the task of treating an ever-increasing student demand for mental health services, college counseling centers are not up to the task.

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Related Topix: Health

Brain Physics

St. John's wort and dangerous drug interaction

St. John's wort is the leading alternative treatment for depression in the United States.

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Related Topix: Canada

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