COVID-19 Vaccination Linked to Small Change in Menstrual Cycle Length
THURSDAY, Sept. 29, 2022 -- COVID-19 vaccination is associated with a small and mainly transient change in menstrual cycle length, according to a study published online Sept. 28 in BMJ Medicine. Alison Edelman, M.D., M.P.H., from the Oregon Health... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 29, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Survey: Consumers prefer telehealth over in-person visits for routine, mental healthcare
A J.D. Power study indicates telehealth is the preferred method among consumers for receiving certain types of medical care. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 29, 2022 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - September 29, 2022 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Done Right, Experts Say Sharing On Social Media Can Be Helpful When Coping With Anxiety
With anxiety rates climbing, many people are opening up about their mental health struggles on social media. Experts say that could be a good thing - so long as proper considerations are made. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 29, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Daryl Austin, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

Sharing On Social Media Can Help With Anxiety, If Done Right
With anxiety rates climbing, many people are opening up about their mental health struggles on social media. Experts say that could be a good thing - so long as proper considerations are made. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 29, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Daryl Austin, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Social Media /social-media Editors' Pick editors-pick Source Type: news

Major Depression Up 60 Percent in Older Adults 2010 to 2019
THURSDAY, Sept. 29, 2022 -- The prevalence of depression is increasing among older adults, but there has not been a proportional increase in mental health treatment, according to a study published online Sept. 9 in the Journal of Affective... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 29, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

This lagoon is effectively a person, says Spanish law that ’s attempting to save it
Only a few years ago, the clear, shallow waters of Mar Menor, a saltwater lagoon off eastern Spain that is Europe’s largest, hosted a robust population of the highly endangered fan mussel, a meter-long bivalve. But in 2016, a massive algal bloom, fueled by fertilizer washing off farm fields, sucked up the lagoon’s oxygen and killed 98% of the bivalves, along with seahorses, crabs, and other marine life. The suffocating blooms struck again and again, and millions of dead fish washed onto shore. By last year, local residents—some of whom benefit from tourism to the lagoon—had had enough. Led...
Source: ScienceNOW - September 29, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Podcast: Looking after GP mental health at a time of crisis
We speak to Dr Helen Garr, medical director of NHS Practitioner Health, about the impact workload pressures are having on GPs ’ wellbeing and she provides practical advice on what to do if you experiencing mental ill health or are worried about a colleague, and preventing burnout. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - September 29, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Podcast Source Type: news

Health and Care LGBTQ+ Inclusion Framework
A practical framework enabling health and care leaders to create inclusive environments for LGBTQ+ staff and service users.The LGBTQ+ population in the UK experiences significant physical and mental health inequalities compared to the general population. These inequalities extend from increased risk factors for ill health and barriers to accessing healthcare and support, to discrimination against LGBTQ+ staff within the workplace. The COVID-19 pandemic has further exacerbated these inequalities and caused significant negative impact on the health and wellbeing of the LGBTQ+ population. Recent NHS Staff Survey data shows th...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

White House digs in on Biden's gaffe about dead congresswoman: The Note
The scene in the White House briefing room on Wednesday after Joe Biden mentioned Jackie Walorski spoke to a political vulnerability of the president and his party #thenote #jackiewalorski #congresswoman #briefingroom #scene (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WHO and ILO call for new measures to tackle mental health issues at work
New global WHO guidelines on mental health at work are reinforced by practical strategies outlined in a joint WHO/ILO policy brief. WHO and the International Labour Organization (ILO) have called for concrete actions to address mental health concerns in the working population. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parents' depression can impact their children's mental health and school performance
Parents who are depressed are more likely than others to have children with depression. Research found that a mother ' s depression particularly influenced their child ' s mental health. A father ' s depression had more impact on children ' s school performance. The study calls for family interventions to treat depression. Researchers explored whether the timing of a mother ' s or father figure ' s depression was linked with the impact on their children. They found that parents ' depression during a child ' s life had more impact than depression before the child was born. It had more influence on whether the child develop...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can Decorating For Fall Make You Happier? Experts Weigh In.
Updating your home for the new season is more than just a fun thing to do — it could actually benefit your mental health, too. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Love Decorating For Fall? You Might Be A Happier Person. Here’s Why.
Updating your home for the new season is more than just a fun thing to do — it could actually benefit your mental health, too. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Uganda: Parliament Gets Serious About Mental Health, Funding Plan Mooted
[Nile Post] MPs have adopted a motion, urging government to increase funding for mental and psychiatric care services in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 29, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news