MONDAY, Sept. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Recognizing the signs that someone is considering suicide could help save a life. “Emergency physicians see many people who are struggling silently with their mental health,” said Dr. Gillian Schmitz, president of the American College of Emergency Physicians. “One of the most impactfulContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Sept. 1, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Men with Down syndrome may think and remember better when treated with a brain hormone normally associated with fertility, a new small-scale study suggests. Rhythmic drip doses of gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) improved thinking skills in nearly all of a small group of adultContinue Reading

FRIDAY, Aug. 5, 2022 (HealthDay News) – Kids with type 1 diabetes and their closest relatives are more likely to experience mental health issues than people without the disease, Swedish researchers report. “Many clinicians assume intuitively that diabetes in a child negatively affects the mental health of both the patientContinue Reading

TUESDAY, May 24, 2022 (HealthDay News) — The COVID-19 pandemic and the isolation it imposed took a dramatic toll on kids’ mental health, increasing the demand for services in an already overburdened system. As a result, many kids found themselves being “boarded” in emergency departments as they awaited care, accordingContinue Reading