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Severe Mental Illnesses Often Overlooked at Hospital Admission: Study

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 23, 2020 — Severe mental illness diagnoses often get missed in patients hospitalized for physical health problems, according to a new study. Researchers analyzed data from nearly 13,800 U.K. adults who were diagnosed with severe mental illness, including bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, between 2006 and 2017 and who had more than 45,700 emergency… Read More »

Hormonal treatments for prostate cancer are often given late

Men with advanced prostate cancer are typically treated with drugs that cause testosterone levels to plummet. Testosterone is a hormone that fuels growing prostate tumors, so ideally this type of treatment, which is called androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), or hormonal therapy, will stall the disease in its tracks. For that to happen, ADT has to… Read More »

How often take multivitamins

For multivitamins, depending on the type of vitamin, taking a supplement alongside a meal can boost how much of it the body absorbs and improve its impact on overall health. What are electrolytes? Men and women have different nutritional needs, so gender should play a role when selecting a multivitamin supplement. It occurs naturally in… Read More »

Why should diabetics eat often

One way to manage weight is by counting calories. By adopting a diabetes diet that contains mostly whole foods, this issue will no longer present a problem. Various dietary approaches can help a person achieve and maintain a healthful weight, and not all of them involve counting calories. Myths and facts about diabetes and diet… Read More »

In preparing for COVID-19 cases, hospitals should plan early, communicate often

Hospitals facing a growing population of COVID-19 cases need a coordinated approach with a multidisciplinary team to increase efficiency, conserve personal protective equipment and protect staff. In “Hospital Preparedness for COVID-19: A Practical Guide from a Critical Care Perspective” — published online in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine — experts from… Read More »