U.S. Birthrate Drops 4th Year in a Row, Possibly Echoing the Great Recession

The birthrate hit a 32-year low and the fertility rate reached a record low in 2018, bringing the United States more in line with other wealthy countries.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Population Recession and Depression United States Economy Birth Rates National Center for Health Statistics Source Type: news

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Abstract Background: Current therapeutic modalities for fibromyalgia (FM) do not provide satisfactory results and new approaches have to be explored. Objectives: To assess efficacy and safety of adding a phytotherapy treatment (Fib-19-01) to the current therapeutic regimen in patients with FM. Methods: Double-blind controlled trial: women with active FM (Fibromyalgia Index Questionnaire FIQ> 40) were randomised to receive Fib-19-01 or a food supplement (FS) undistinguishable from Fib-19-01 or no supplementary treatment (NoST). All continued the conventional therapy throughout the 6 month follow-up. Pr...
Source: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Altern Ther Health Med Source Type: research
You're reading 10 Simple Concentration Exercises You Should Try, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Nowadays it is tough to keep our minds still even for one single minute. And there are always halves of ideas and unfinished projects around every one of us. If you came here wondering how to escape today’s numerous distractions, then you’re in the right place. Here are 10 simple exercises to strengthen your attention. 1. Count Backward Counting is a great way to increase your focus. Star...
Source: PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: featured health and fitness self improvement concentration focus Source Type: blogs
Publication date: Available online 15 June 2019Source: Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological PsychiatryAuthor(s): Judit Cabana-Domínguez, Anu Shivalikanjli, Noèlia Fernàndez-Castillo, Bru CormandAbstractCocaine dependence is a complex psychiatric disorder that is highly comorbid with other psychiatric traits. Twin and adoption studies suggest that genetic variants contribute substantially to cocaine dependence susceptibility, which has an estimated heritability of 65–79%. Here we performed a meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies of cocaine dependence using four datasets f...
Source: Progress in Neuro Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 16 June 2019Source: Molecular and Cellular NeuroscienceAuthor(s): Eva Troyano-Rodriguez, Shivani Mann, Raja Ullah, Mohiuddin AhmadAbstractAMPA-type glutamate receptors (AMPAR) are one of the principal mediators of fast excitatory synaptic transmission in the brain. These receptors associate with multiple integral membrane proteins which influence their trafficking and channel properties. Proline-rich transmembrane protein 1 (PRRT1) is a membrane protein and an understudied component of native AMPAR complexes. In order to understand the regulation of AMPARs by PRRT1, we have performed elec...
Source: Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
Publication date: July 2019Source: Journal of Adolescence, Volume 74Author(s): Sarbhan Singh, Rafdzah Ahmad Zaki, Nik Daliana Nik FaridAbstractIntroductionDepression is a common mental health disorder and affects many adolescents worldwide. Depression literacy can improve mental health outcomes. The aim of this study was to collate and analyse the extant evidence on depression literacy among adolescents, with particular focus on tools used to examine depression literacy and the findings on components of depression literacy.MethodsNine electronic databases and 1 grey literature source were searched for studies published in ...
Source: Journal of Adolescence - Category: Child Development Source Type: research
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Source: The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Am J Geriatr Psychiatry Source Type: research
(Natural News) Depressed people in need of a natural way to boost their mood for extended periods should try increasing the amounts of fruits and vegetables they eat every day. U.K. researchers reported that adding 10 or more servings of plant-based foods to the daily dietary intake of a person significantly improved his or her...
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ConclusionAcute organophosphate poisoning treated with atropine showed a potential for inducing prothrombotic coagulation abnormalities, presented with PT. This life-threatening complication may additionally contribute to prolonged morbidity and mortality in OP poisonings, especially in patients with medical history of comorbidites.
Source: Toxicology Reports - Category: Toxicology Source Type: research
“I think the best thing you can ever do is be a union rep … you fight for the person who hasn’t got a voice. You fight for the ‘little’ people – and all the ‘little’ people make the country great.” It’s Sunday afternoon at UNISON’s local government conference, taking place at the Liverpool Arena. At the rostrum as guest speaker is Neville Southall, the former Welsh international footballer, who became a legend less than four miles away at Goodison Park, playing for Everton. It’s a very different stage, but the goalkeeping giant seems every bit as comf...
Source: UNISON Health care news - Category: UK Health Authors: Tags: Article News 2019 Local Government Conference education services LGBT mental health Neville Southall social media Source Type: news
Yoga has always been a source of strength and conditioning for me. Even as a child I was naturally flexible and athletic. The active, bendy part was easy, but the part of yoga that requires being still, breathing deeply, and quieting of my mind was nearly impossible for me and definitely not enjoyable. It’s a little bit ironic that part later became absolutely necessary to achieve the type of peace I was seeking. With anxiety that manifested as almost paralyzing self-consciousness, my mind was constantly analyzing every situation and circumstance, spending overwhelming amounts of time ruminating on words I had chosen...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Habits Health-related Mindfulness Personal Self-Help Stress anxiety awareness Breathing Exercise Mindful Breath Pranayama Tension Yoga Source Type: blogs
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