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Authors: Kim SY, Jeon SW, Lim WJ, Oh KS, Shin DW, Cho SJ, Park JH, Shin YC Abstract OBJECTIVE: The aim of study is to investigate the relationship between serum vitamin D, c-reactive protein (CRP) levels, and anxiety symptoms. METHODS: Serum vitamin D and CRP levels of 51,003 Korean adult participants were collected retrospectively. Anxiety symptoms were assessed using the Korean version of Beck Anxiety Inventory. Logistic regression was used to estimate the odds ratio (ORs) of anxiety symptoms by serum vitamin D and CRP levels. The regression was adjusted for covariates, and each model was adjusted mutually fo...
Cervical cancer remains exceedingly rare in adolescents. Since 2009, United States screening guidelines have recommended against screening in young, immunocompetent women under 21 years of age. Yet despite strong recommendations against screening this population, many providers still do leading to unnecessary biopsies, anxiety, and healthcare costs. The current objective is to ascertain both the trend over-time and the factors associated with unindicated cervical cancer screening tests in adolescent females within a single large health care system.
Coronavirus anxiety is running high on Navajo Nation — a sprawling reservation of 175,000 residents, scarce supplies and resources, and only four inpatient hospitals. Cases are soaring, and at least two already have died.
Conclusions: While this is a very small sample, asenapine appears to have a beneficial effect on both depression and anxiety in depressed bipolar I patients compared to treatment with placebo. Due to the large fraction of subjects with the short form, the hypothesis that the SF-5HTTR might increase asenapine response could not be adequately tested. PMID: 32214517 [PubMed - in process]
GeneralVeers said: They wanted me to intubate a 96-year old COVID positive patient last night. 96!!! He was DNR/DNI but the spineless hospitalist made him "full code" because in his anxiety and hypoxia the patient apparently requested he be intubated. Fortunately his ABG wasn't too bad, and I was able to punt this one so I didn't have to do something I considered unethical. Click to expand... ShockIndex said: The fact that... Click to expand... Should We Code COVID19 Patients?
Publication date: Available online 28 March 2020Source: Mental Health and Physical ActivityAuthor(s): Kristen M. Lucibello, Emily M. Paolucci, Jeffrey D. Graham, Jennifer J. Heisz
Publication date: Available online 28 March 2020Source: European Journal of Obstetrics &Gynecology and Reproductive BiologyAuthor(s): N.K. Schaal, P. Hepp, M. Heil, O.T. Wolf, C. Hagenbeck, M. Fleisch, T. Fehm
If you suffer from panic attacks or are prone to them, you might find that you are experiencing them more than usual. The uncertainty in these challenging times as we face a global pandemic — it’s the perfect storm for intense fear and a sense of dread that cripples those who suffer from panic attacks. It triggers physical symptoms like a pounding heart, sweating, shortness of breath, nausea, chest pain, or trembling. It can last 5 to 20 minutes but can feel like forever. Despite the scary situation you find yourself in, the “silver lining” is that once you learn to recognize when your attacks are c...
Survey results show COVID-19 is affecting many Americans'mental health, which is not surprising. But one expert warns that if the pandemic goes on much longer anxiety levels could become much worse.Medscape Medical News
Publication date: June 2020Source: Research in Developmental Disabilities, Volume 101Author(s): Rabya Mughal, Anna Joyce, Catherine Hill, Dagmara Dimitriou