WEDNESDAY, Sept. 27, 2023 (HealthDay News) — A newer understanding of multiple sclerosis (MS) suggests that psychiatric conditions like anxiety and depression may emerge long before classic MS symptoms. “For a long time, it was thought that MS only really began clinically when a person experienced their first demyelinating event,Continue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 27, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Suffering from PTSD may take a toll on your sex life if you’re a woman, new research reveals. About 10% of women have PTSD symptoms because of combat exposure, childhood abuse and sexual violence. Little research has been done looking at how theseContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Sept. 26, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Nurses, health technicians and health care support workers face a higher risk of suicide than the general U.S. population does, an alarming new study shows. Researchers pointed out these workers have to perform stressful tasks while caring for ill patients and managing heavyContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Sept. 26, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Sweltering temperatures appear to fuel drug-related hospital visits, a problem that could be worsening with climate change, a new study suggests. “We saw that during periods of higher temperatures, there was a corresponding increase in hospital visits related to alcohol and substance use,Continue Reading

MONDAY, Sept. 25, 2023 (HealthDay News) — “Talk therapy” may help people with fibromyalgia manage their chronic pain — and alter the brain’s pain-processing circuitry along the way, a new study shows. Researchers found that after eight sessions of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), patients with fibromyalgia felt less burdened byContinue Reading