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Schizophrenia patient's fear over psychiatric ward closure

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Harper Foy's rare condition causes her to shed her skin every two hours.
Ryan MaassLUND, Sweden, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Researchers at Lund University say they have found a more effective way to produce dopamine neurons from stem cells for the treatment of Parkinson's disease.
The therapy, developed by a teaching hospital in Berlin, teaches men to develop strategies to stop themselves from acting on their tendencies (stock image) and have compassion.
As its name suggests, baby powder, a talcum powder blend that absorbs moisture and reduces chafing, used to be a common staple of diaper changing stations in homes all across America. But Johnson &am
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian health officials say they do not expect a second wave of widespread Zika infections similar to that of a year ago, despite warming temperatures causing a rebound i
Ryan MaassHOUGHTON, Mich., Oct. 28 (UPI) -- An international bioengineering team has developed and tested a burn healing method they say will improve upon conventional treatments.
Think about this: approximately 30 percent of the U.S. population reports frequent short sleep. In other words, 30 percent of the population gets four to six hours of sleep a night. Most of us recogni
(Reuters) - A Native American tribe and other activists opposed to a multibillion-dollar oil pipeline project in North Dakota vowed on Friday to continue their fight through direct action, legal chall
A hormone injection for men has been shown to be a safe and effective method of contraception, but some users in trials reported side effects.
One day at lunch, Dustin Daughtry heard a co-worker praise a “retard” costume he’d seen someone wear for Halloween. The co-worker described it as “hilarious.” When Dustin
HealthDay News A new study reports that about 3 percent of people surveyed in the United States have a suppressed, or weakened, immune system.
(Reuters Health) - Injecting men with two different hormones every eight weeks suppressed their sperm production enough to act as birth control, according to a new study.
If you went without health insurance this year, you might experience sticker shock at tax time when you get hit with an Obamacare penalty. The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, requires
Cycling or walking too fast actually causes people to breathe deeper - drawing more toxic air pollution into their lungs, researchers from the University of British Columbia found.
Mother-of-two Nicola Bonn, from London, had a C-section planned when her waters broke at 2am on a Sunday morning. Here she reveals the trauma of giving birth in an NHS hospital after hours.
Ryan MaassPHILADELPHIA, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Many children with autism spectrum disorder may have been mistakenly diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, researchers suggest in a study.
Troy Garrod (pictured), from Norwich, became reliant on the tablets to numb his toothache and took as many as 51,000 codeine pills over seven years as the addiction took hold of his life.
After Berkeley's tax took effect in 2015, residents of two low-income areas reported drinking 21 per cent less of all sugar-sweetened beverages and 26 per cent less soda than they had the year befor
Competition was found to have participants taking an average of 38.5 fitness classes a week - more than double, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania found.
(Reuters Health) - Medicare penalties are tied to fewer repeat hospitalizations for some common health problems, but a new study suggests current policy doesn’t encourage hospitals in the United State
People with high blood pressure who took whey protein were found to have an eight per cent less chance of developing a deadly heart condition, University of Reading researchers found.
PARIS (Reuters) - France has delayed a decision on promised nuclear reactor decommissioning, effectively putting on hold a process that could ultimately be overturned with a change of government next
(Reuters) - Medical device maker St. Jude Medical Inc said on Friday it has notified doctors to stop implants of one of its cardiac pacemakers, citing reports of problems with electronic data reportin
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved St. Jude Medical Inc's device to prevent recurrent strokes in certain patients.
Whether you are trick-or-treating, partying, or just dressing up for no particular occasion: here are some tips on how to take care of your health while you're at it.
Doctors give tips for excited trick-or-treaters to avoid danger.
Each person’s threshold for experiences that provoke fear, like Halloween haunted houses, is made up of a unique recipe that blends nature and nurture.
Drizella Tremaine is Cinderella's ugly stepsister on the right. When Cinderella manages to make a bow out of scraps, Drizella rips it off her head. When Cinderella and her magical mice piece together
Low-income Berkeley neighbourhoods slashed sugar-sweetened beverage consumption by more than one-fifth after first soda tax enacted in the U.S.
The average British child will consume 3,190 calories from sweets alone as a result of their trick or treating exploits, while their parents will have nearly 2,000 more, researchers found.
Randy Dotinga, HealthDay News Researchers report a new medication, ibalizumab, might revolutionize the treatment of HIV patients who don't respond to existing drugs.
I am pro-autonomy. I am pro-independence. I am pro-choice. I am also of the opinion that my religion?--?or anyone's religion-- has no place in the affairs of other people. I don't like Christ being us
The risk of getting the always fatal neurological disorder, that strikes years after infection, was believed to be about 1-in-1,700. But new research suggests it could be closer to 1-in-600.
(Reuters Health) – People who mindfully consume their chocolate treats this Halloween may experience more of a mood boost than those who do so without thinking, or who mindfully consume other foods, a

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