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Month: January 2012

Global Health Leaders Urging New UN Session to Address Mental Illness and Related Disorders

Experts are requesting a global gathering to discuss the ways mental illness and related substance abuse problems are emerging as a worldwide, multi-dimensional problem affecting thousands of communities. A special meeting of the United Nations (UN), or a UN General Assembly Session, is under discussion to address global preventative measures toward mental illness-related issues and …

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New Clues From Scientists as to Why Alcohol is So Addicting

According to researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (USCF), endorphins in the brain are released that produce feelings of reward and pleasure for those who drink alcohol which is a clue into why it can be so addicting. This is the first time researchers have observed this endorphin release in humans, according to …

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Low Levels of Vitamin D Linked to Depression

Vitamin D strengthens the bones and the heart and has benefitted patients suffering from a variety of ailments including obesity, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, and autoimmune diseases. We get a natural dose of Vitamin D from the sunshine and from foods full of calcium, but millions of Americans take additional Vitamin D supplements …

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Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) Findings Released

Findings from the 2009 Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) have been released and show that there were nearly 4.6 million drug-related emergency department (ED) visits in 2009. About half (49.8 percent, or 2.3 million) of the 4.6 million were due to adverse reactions to pharmaceuticals. Almost one half (45.1 percent, or 2.1 million) of the …

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Substance Abuse Among Anesthesiologists

Although it can be difficult to accept, physicians are at risk for the same challenges and illnesses as other people, including drug addiction. Anesthesiologists, in particular, have consistently been shown to have an unusually high rate of drug abuse compared to other physicians. A survey of 260 anesthesiologists from the Medical College of Wisconsin graduating …

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