Life-threatening obsessive-compulsive disorder precipitated by the COVID-19 pandemic in an adolescent - Jayakumar A, Sanchez-Cerezo J, Khayam A, Spreeuwenberg B, Hodes M.
This article describes a fictionalised patient's presentation of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Physical injuries, treatment-seeking, and perceived barriers to treatment in U.S. Army drill sergeants - Elliman TD, Cohen BS, Heaton KJ, Proctor SP.
INTRODUCTION: Drill sergeants work under mentally and physically challenging conditions. The current study examined self-reported rates of physical injuries in drill sergeants; rates of treatment-seeking for injuries; perceived barriers toward treatment-se... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Kanye West emerges from 'hiatus' with surprise, Kardashian-referencing speech at BET Awards
West's speech honoring friend Diddy had many sweet and sincere moments, but the line that got the most attention was a cheeky mention of his ex. #hiatus #kardashian #betawardswest #kanyewest #diddy (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Men's College World Series - Magical ride ends in first title for Ole Miss Rebels
For a team that wasn't sure if it would even make the 64-team postseason field, Ole Miss and its fans made themselves at home in Omaha, culminating in the first men's national title in school history. #menscollegeworldseries #olemissrebels (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ole Miss Rebels sweep Oklahoma Sooners to win first Men's College World Series title
Ole Miss scored twice on wild pitches in a three-run eighth inning and the Rebels won their first national baseball title, sweeping Oklahoma in the College World Series finals with a 4-2 victory... #olemissrebels #rebels #pitches #oklahomasooners #olemiss #menscollegeworldseries (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Self-harm and suicide crisis of the teenagers turned down by CAMHS for support
THE UK's mental health crisis is pushing at-risk youngsters to the brink, with research revealing that 4 in 10 turned down for specialist support have self-harmed or had suicidal thoughts. Children with severe mental health issues are being turned away. One child who had been saved from jumping off a building was denied crisis support until his case was documented in writing by a GP. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brain damage claim leads to new row over electroshock therapy
Experts divided on effectiveness of ECT and concerned by overuse in women and the elderlyIt is one of the most dramatic techniques employed in modern psychology. An electric shock is administered directly to the brains of individuals who are suffering from depression.Butelectroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is controversial among some psychologists and is now the focus of a huge row – which erupted last week – over claims that it can trigger brain damage, that guidelines covering its use are weak and that it isused disproportionately on women and the elderly.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 26, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Robin McKie Science editor Tags: Mental health Depression Psychiatry Psychology Women Ageing Science UK news Source Type: news

WHO scales up health response after Afghanistan earthquake
Cairo/Kabul, 26 June 2022 — Hours after the devastating earthquake in Afghanistan on 22 June that killed more than 800 people, injured 1400 more, and destroyed thousands of homes, WHO sent mobile health teams and ambulances, trauma kits and surgical supplies, medical equipment and other emergency supplies to treat the injured and replenish health supplies for hospitals in the affected provinces of Paktika, Khost and Paktia. “Every life lost in this latest disaster facing the people of Afghanistan is one life too many. Every life lost represents someone's mother, father, child, friend or neighbour. Our response, and th...
Source: WHO EMRO News - June 26, 2022 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Period poverty is worst in Brighton and Hove - as nearly half can't afford sanitary items
Period poverty is at its worst in Brighton and Hove - where a staggering 46 percent of women and girls say there are times they are unable to afford basic sanitary protection. The study of 2,000 females, who menstruate, revealed the 10 cities in the UK which are hardest hit by this widespread issue - including Oxford and Birmingham . (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Well he's better now' - Man who survived leukaemia as a teen calls for more understanding
UNDERGOING treatment for cancer is a difficult time for all patients, both physically and mentally. And if the patient is just a teenager it can be challenging for so many other reasons too. That was the case for Rian Harvey, from Dorset, who was only 14 years old when he was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ole Miss' Jack Dougherty unlikely hero vs. Oklahoma, puts Rebels 1 win from Men's College World Series title
Ole Miss relief pitcher Jack Dougherty, forced into service Saturday with the team's two aces already used up, came through Saturday in a 10-3 win over Oklahoma, putting the Rebels one win away... #menscollegeworldseries #jackdougherty #rebels1 #rebels #reliefpitcher #olemiss (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WHO declines to label monkeypox a global emergency
After 2 days of deliberation, an advisory panel convened by the World Health Organization (WHO) has concluded the monkeypox outbreak that has spread to more than 50 countries does not yet warrant the declaration of a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC), its highest alert level. WHO currently has PHEIC declarations for polio and COVID-19, and many infectious disease scientists had expected one for monkeypox. Monkeypox is endemic in many African countries but has never before spread so widely on other continents; more than 4100 cases have been recorded so far. “I am very surprised by the decision...
Source: ScienceNOW - June 25, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

DR ELLIE CANNON: I fear the menopause revolution has led some women to take HRT they don't need
DR ELLIE: The focus on the negative experiences is leading to a widespread misconception that the menopause is always hellish and something to be feared, when in most cases it is not. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jeffrey Escoffier, Health Official and Scholar of Gay Theory, Dies at 79
He wrote extensively on gay identity and history, but New Yorkers knew a different side of his work: his campaigns on H.I.V. and other health issues. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Neil Genzlinger Tags: Escoffier, Jeffrey Deaths (Obituaries) Homosexuality and Bisexuality Medicine and Health Advertising and Marketing Health and Mental Hygiene Department (NYC) Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Source Type: news

Tanzania: State to Employ More Mental Health Experts
[Daily News] Dodoma -- THE Ministry of Health has pledged that efforts are underway to strengthen provision of mental care services countrywide. Deputy Minister for the docket, Dr Godwin Mollel said the ministry will ensure that more health workers specialized in mental health are recruited. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 25, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news