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Are some blood pressure meds linked to depression, bipolar risk?

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Randy Dotinga, HealthDay News Some blood pressure drugs may boost the risk that patients will be hospitalized for depression and bipolar disorder, a new study suggests.
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Dame Sally Davies, chief medical officer, advises baby-boomers to keep working past 60 to stay healthy. She added that anyone who does leave work should look to keep active with a hobby.
Carl Halling, 61, describes his youth as ‘hedonistic’ and didn't realise that he wanted children until it was too late. Loss of fertility has been a woman's concern but it's becoming a man’s issue.
BEIJING (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 hit China's far western region of Xinjiang on Thursday, the China Earthquake Administration said, with tremors shaking buildings near the epicenter a
PARIS (Reuters) - The European Medicines Agency (EMA), the European Union's health regulator, has accepted for review the Dupixent product being developed by drugmakers Sanofi and Regeneron, the compa
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 hit China's far western region of Xinjiang on Thursday, the U. S. Geological Survey said.
Gender-bending chemicals called phthalates can cause changes to a growing foetus within the blastocyst stage, researchers from the University of Massachusetts found.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. surgeon general on Thursday called for action to reduce the use of e-cigarettes among young people, noting they have overtaken cigarettes to become the most commonly us
E-cigarettes can harm developing brains of teenagers who use them, and also can create the harmful equivalent of secondhand smoke, a new report said.
Dennis Thompson, HealthDay News An anti-cancer vaccine made from a leukemia patient's own cells can increase the chance of long-term survival against the deadly disease, a new study indicates.
Karen Pallarito, HealthDay News Escalating prices of the drug naloxone may threaten efforts to reduce opioid-related deaths across America, a team at Yale University and the Mayo Clinic warns.
LIMA (Reuters) - The government of Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has asked MMG Ltd's copper mine Las Bambas to seek fresh approval for its environmental plan to correct any possible shortcomings, the vice pre
Junk food giants will no longer be allowed to use Disney films, cartoon mascots, and stars of sport and music to advertise unhealthy products, said the Committee on Advertising Practice.
Less than one per cent of local authorities' public health budget is spent on mental health problems, an the figure is shrinking annually, according to new data obtained by the charity Mind.
Scientists at Zhejiang University in China have found magnesium in leafy greens, nuts, whole grains, meats and fish help reduce the risk of preventable diseases.
Nine million Britons are lonely all of the time or most of the time and half the population find themselves lonely half of the time. Loneliness can be just as bad for health as smoking or obesity
NEW YORK - President-elect Donald Trump took aim at drugmakers on Wednesday by promising in a magazine interview that “I’m going to bring down drug prices,” sending shares of pharma
Scientists are calling for the 14-day limit to experiment on human embryos to be doubled. Lengthening the period may bring major insights into health conditions.
HONG KONG (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Philippines is not doing enough to tackle soaring HIV prevalence among men who have sex with men by offering greater access to HIV testing and condoms, an
One in four women are transferred from midwife-led units to traditional labour wards after facing complications when giving birth, a BBC investigation finds.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's advertising regulator announced new rules on Thursday banning advertising of food or drinks high in sugar, fat or salt in children's non-broadcast media, bringing standard
Online ads for food and soft drinks high in fat, salt or sugar aimed at children are to be limited.
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's government and 10 provinces are set to agree a national carbon price on Friday, doubling down on a bid to cut greenhouse gas emissions just weeks before avowed climate chan
Some patients with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder may have a treatable immune disorder, a study suggests.
OSLO (Reuters) - Giraffe numbers have declined by as much as 40 percent since the 1980s in a "silent extinction" driven by illegal hunting and an expansion of farmland in Africa, the Red List of endan
Dr Pimple Popper - a.k.a Dr Sandra Lee - is visiting the set of The Doctors to take a horrified TV audience through her greatest hits.
Kesha is shedding light on her own mental health in order to comfort others who may be having the same experiences. The singer recently opened up to Billboard magazine about dealing with psychologica
Based on one year of Ohio rape statistics alone, more than 100 girls and women would have become pregnant because of rape, and this law would not allow them to have an abortion.
Twin girls joined at abdomen survived lengthy surgery to be separated.
An experimental test for the parasite that causes babesiosis was able to prevent the disease from infecting people through blood transfusion, according to a new study of nearly 90,000 U.S. blood donor
Five NYC infants have been reported to have Zika-related birth defects this year.
(Reuters) - Two juveniles were charged with arson on Wednesday in connection with the eastern Tennessee wildfires that broke out last month in and around the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in whi
Dr Pimple Popper - a.k.a Dr Sandra Lee - is visiting the set of The Doctors to take a horrified TV audience through her greatest hits.
It’s both a cliche and a scientific fact that experiences bring greater happiness than material possessions. But new research adds weight to this idea as it applies to gift-giving: Accordi
Researchers examined survey data for 56 million people on Medicare, the U.S. health program for people 65 and older, and found just 46 percent of them had a dental visit in the previous year.

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