Healing words: How Meera Varma learned the language of mental health
In English, her first language,Meera Varma has found the words to advocate for mental health at the White House, at school board meetings in her hometown of Burbank, on UCLA ’s campus and as a youth ambassador for Lady Gaga’s Born This Way foundation.Her words have had an impact. They led Burbank schools to print the number of a suicide prevention hotline on all grade 6 –12 student ID cards and to Varma, 22, being named to the board of the Friends of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA, where she advises members on new mental health education programs for youth. But reaching members of he...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - March 2, 2023 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Digitally enabled therapies to treat depression and anxiety in adults conditionally recommended by NICE
A consultation has begun on the decision to conditionally recommend the digital enabled therapies which address depression and anxiety disorders, including PTSD and body dysmorphia. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - March 2, 2023 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Where ’s the sweet spot for wage growth?
Last month’s national jobs report was a blockbuster one beyond nearly anyone’s expectations. That depressed markets because the running assumption is that a very strong labor market will make it harder to bring down inflation. But how much does the job market have to suffer — and how much does…#sarahhouse #wellsfargo #markzandi #moodysanalytics #zandi #lawrencesummers #harvard #marketplace (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 1, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Austedo XR OK'd; USPSTF's Perinatal Depression Plan; Cannabis Use Disorder Rising
(MedPage Today) -- The FDA approved a once-daily, extended-release version of deutetrabenazine (Austedo XR) in 6, 12, and 24 mg tablet strengths for adults with tardive dyskinesia and chorea associated with Huntington's disease, Teva Pharmaceuticals... (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - March 1, 2023 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Determinants of adherence to oral hygiene prophylaxis guidelines in patients with previous infective endocarditis
Conclusions: Self-reported adherence to secondary oral hygiene guidelines on IE prophylaxis is low. Adherence is unrelated to most patient characteristics, but to depression and cognitive impairment. Poor adherence appears related more to a lack of implementation rather than insufficient knowledge. Assessment of depression may be considered in patients with IE. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - March 1, 2023 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news