Frailty Tied to Lower Survival Rates After Kidney Transplant

October 30, 2014

THURSDAY, Oct. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Physical frailty may lead to worse five-year survival rates among kidney transplant patients, regardless of their age, a new study shows.
The findings suggest that patients should be screened for frailty before kidney transplantation, and that those identified as frail need to be closely monitored after their transplant, the [...]


After Breast Cancer, Depression Risk Lingers

October 28, 2014

By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter
TUESDAY, Oct. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Women who survive breast cancer face a higher risk of depression that can linger and require antidepressants, a new study finds.
Researchers in Copenhagen looked at data on nearly 2 million Danish women between 1998 and 2011, all of whom were initially free of cancer. During [...]


Is Violent Crime in Some People’s Genes?

October 28, 2014

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter
TUESDAY, Oct. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) — In a cutting-edge look at the biology of crime, a team of Swedish investigators has identified two specific genetic mutations that appear to be linked to a higher risk for extremely violent behavior.
“Our study suggests that up to 10 percent of violent crimes might be [...]


Even Depression May Not Dim Thoughts of Bright Future

October 27, 2014

MONDAY, Oct. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Even adults with depression are generally optimistic about the future, a new study shows.
But that finding carries its own caveat, the researchers added.
“It turns out that even clinically depressed individuals are also characterized by the belief that one’s life in the future will be more satisfying than one’s [...]


Dark Days Here for Folks With Seasonal Depression

October 24, 2014

FRIDAY, Oct. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) — October’s shorter, darker days can trigger a type of depression, known as seasonal affective disorder, according to an expert.
People affected by seasonal affective disorder, also called SAD, may feel overly tired, lack motivation and even have trouble getting out of bed. In extreme cases, SAD can lead to [...]


‘Exposure Therapy’ May Relieve Prolonged Grief Disorder

October 23, 2014

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter
THURSDAY, Oct. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Reliving the death of a loved one may help people with prolonged grief disorder, a new study suggests.
Exposure therapy, as this approach is called, appears to help survivors struggling with prolonged grief better than another type of therapy alone, the study found.
Prolonged grief disorder, also [...]


Depression After Heart Attack May Be More Common for Women

October 22, 2014

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Women are at greater risk for anxiety and depression after a heart attack than men, a new study finds.
Researchers looked at 160 patients in Lithuania who were interviewed at least one month after suffering a heart attack. About one-quarter of the patients were depressed and 28 percent of [...]


Depression After Heart Attack May Be More Common for Women

October 22, 2014

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Women are at greater risk for anxiety and depression after a heart attack than men, a new study finds.
Researchers looked at 160 patients in Lithuania who were interviewed at least one month after suffering a heart attack. About one-quarter of the patients were depressed and 28 percent of [...]


Depression After Heart Attack May Be More Common for Women

October 22, 2014

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Women are at greater risk for anxiety and depression after a heart attack than men, a new study finds.
Researchers looked at 160 patients in Lithuania who were interviewed at least one month after suffering a heart attack. About one-quarter of the patients were depressed and 28 percent of [...]


Depression After Heart Attack May Be More Common for Women

October 22, 2014

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Women are at greater risk for anxiety and depression after a heart attack than men, a new study finds.
Researchers looked at 160 patients in Lithuania who were interviewed at least one month after suffering a heart attack. About one-quarter of the patients were depressed and 28 percent of [...]



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