Video game companies dispute ‘gaming disorder’ addiction definition

What has the organization previously said about video game addiction? It is characterised by impaired control over gaming , increasing priority to gaming over other activities including daily activities, and continuation or escalation of gaming ... More..

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Smoking Rates In U.S. Hit All-Time Low, CDC Says
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Smoking Rates In U.S. Hit All-Time Low, CDC Says

Michael Cummings of the tobacco research program at the Medical University of SC. A half century ago, more than 40 per cent of adults smoked in the United States. "While the progress is welcome. much more nee...More..

Virender Sehwag posts cheeky tweet on International Yoga Day
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Virender Sehwag posts cheeky tweet on International Yoga Day

The psychiatrist further explained that yoga can be used as a form of therapy for drug addicts because it enhances natural opioids which is a subtle means of easing pain and enhancing euphoria. However in its p...More..

Black Stars Who Suffer From Sickle Cell Anemia
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Black Stars Who Suffer From Sickle Cell Anemia

He spoke on the sidelines of the annual public lecture on Sickle Cell Disorder . As we commemorate this World Sickle Cell day , let us show some compassion to people living with sickle cell . " There is no...More..

Trump says he'll sign executive order to end family separations
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Trump says he'll sign executive order to end family separations

Nielsen was reportedly headed to the White House Wednesday and the drafted order would ask the Department of Defense to aid in the housing of the immigrant families. "We don't think families should be sep...More..

ER Doctor Gets Suspended After Improper Treatment of Patient with Anxiety Attack
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

ER Doctor Gets Suspended After Improper Treatment of Patient with Anxiety Attack

Donald Bardwell told The Mercury News that his son had been previously diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder and was off his anxiety medication for two days because he was unable to visit the pharm...More..

World Health Organization drops transgender from its mental disorders list
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

World Health Organization drops transgender from its mental disorders list

The World Health Organization on Monday officially recognized " gaming disorder" as a condition in its International Classification of Diseases , saying that it is possible to be addicted to video games. "A...More..

by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Atul Gawande to head Berkshire, Amazon, JPMorgan health care company

Beginning July 9, Gawande will serve as CEO of the new venture, which will be headquartered in Boston and, the billionaires say, "will operate as an independent entity that is free form profit-making incentiv...More..

Plant that causes 3rd-degree burns, blindness spreads
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Plant that causes 3rd-degree burns, blindness spreads

However, in severe cases, such as in cases of prolonged exposure to sunlight after exposure to the sap, it can cause third-degree burns, according to the New York Department of Environmental Conservation . The...More..

by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Video Game Addiction Receives Official Recognition From WHO

The WHO has listed "gaming disorder" in its International Classification of Diseases for the very first time. Poznyak said the condition leads to "significant distress and impairment in personal, family, so...More..

Britain’s May to pledge 20-bln-pound health service cash boost
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Britain’s May to pledge 20-bln-pound health service cash boost

Mrs May is under fire for claiming that a spending boost worth around £20bn extra per year by 2024 will be part-paid for by a " Brexit dividend ", despite economists saying that leaving the European Union will ...More..

'Gaming Disorder' Now Officialy Recognized as a Mental illness
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

'Gaming Disorder' Now Officialy Recognized as a Mental illness

They continue on to assure the masses that playing video games for hours on end doesn't necessarily mean you have the disorder, the situation must be much more serious than binge gaming. 'We come across parents...More..

David Spade Donates $100,000 for Mental Health in Honor of Sister-in-Law Kate
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

David Spade Donates $100,000 for Mental Health in Honor of Sister-in-Law Kate

Through a depression awareness and suicide prevention program she helped lead, the community experienced a shift toward being there for and helping one another, she said . It gives them the opportunity to sa...More..

One third of United States adults take meds that can cause depression
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

One third of United States adults take meds that can cause depression

The study looked at 26,192 adults, analyzing their medication use patterns from 2005 to 2014. The 200 commonly used medications include birth control pills ... Some people who developed depression as a sid...More..

Workplace foods may lead to unhealthy eating!
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Workplace foods may lead to unhealthy eating!

A study conducted by US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on 5,222 employees from a US firm showed that almost a quarter of the employees had food from work at least once a week and their average wee...More..

Idaho child diagnosed with plague
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Idaho child diagnosed with plague

The boy is recovering after being treated with antibiotics, KBOI reports . Central District Health Department epidemiologists say it is not known whether the child was exposed to plague in Idaho or during ...More..

Some of Africa's oldest and biggest baobob trees have died
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Some of Africa's oldest and biggest baobob trees have died

But during their study period, the researchers discovered that the oldest and largest had died. For centuries - millennia even - they've towered over the savannah like giants from another world, but their l...More..

Kitchen Towels Are Source of Possibly Pathogenic Bacteria
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Kitchen Towels Are Source of Possibly Pathogenic Bacteria

Susheela Biranjia-Hurdoyal, a senior lecturer in the Department of Health Sciences at the University of Mauritius , said in a statement . Repeated use of tea towels is putting households at risk of food ...More..

Young girl's sudden paralysis caused by tick on her scalp
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Young girl's sudden paralysis caused by tick on her scalp

Griffin said Kailyn was "perfectly fine" the night before, but things took a "scary" turn on June 6 when she woke her up for school. At the hospital, the doctors did blood tests and performed a CT scan to con...More..

The Trump administration says Obamacare is unconstitutional: What it means to you
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

The Trump administration says Obamacare is unconstitutional: What it means to you

The lawsuit , filed in February by Texas and other GOP-led states, is in many ways a replay of the politically divided litigation that ended with the Supreme Court upholding the health care overhaul in 2...More..

Trump administration won't defend ACA in case brought by GOP states
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Trump administration won't defend ACA in case brought by GOP states

Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes says a decision by the Department of Justice not to defend pivotal parts of the Affordable Care Act in court will strengthen the state's recently submitted lawsuit, filed with 1...More..

Blood test may find pregnant women at risk of premature birth
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Blood test may find pregnant women at risk of premature birth

There have been several studies on preterm births in the past, and the reasons for it. Recent research from the United States has shown that the number of premature births climbed to 9.93pc in 2017, up fr...More..

Join Relay for Life fight against cancer
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Join Relay for Life fight against cancer

With each step, dozens of people in the city of Utica moved closer to a cure for cancer. At the relay, teams from churches, local business and personal groups made to support a loved one gathered to raise mon...More..

Anthony Bourdain’s fans leave tributes at the restaurant where it all began
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Anthony Bourdain’s fans leave tributes at the restaurant where it all began

Hotel staff told the New York Times that Ripert tried to reach Bourdain on his cell phone, and that a receptionist then went to Bourdain's room, where he was found hanging in the bathroom. We here at Food52 a...More..

Bitcoin sceptic Jamie Dimon tells buyers to 'beware'
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Bitcoin sceptic Jamie Dimon tells buyers to 'beware'

In the op-ed, Dimon and Buffett said the pressure to meet short-term earnings estimates has contributed to a drop in the number of public companies in the USA in the past two decades. Dimon said he could ge...More..

Cut melons from Kroger, Walmart linked to Salmonella outbreak
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Cut melons from Kroger, Walmart linked to Salmonella outbreak

If you bought pre-cut melon at a Walmart in Missouri, throw it away. Now. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is now trying to find the supplier to affected stores. "The CDC is not recommending people avoid...More..

Hormone therapy will replace chemotherapy for most breast cancer treatment
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Hormone therapy will replace chemotherapy for most breast cancer treatment

The results are sure to accelerate the decline in chemotherapy for the disease. Hormone-receptor-positive, axillary node-negative disease accounts for approximately half of all cases of breast cancer in t...More..

Immune System drug shows 'spectacular' results for Prostate Cancer patients
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Immune System drug shows 'spectacular' results for Prostate Cancer patients

Professor Johann de Bono says, "I have these men who are dying, with weeks to months to live, whom we gave this drug to and had complete responses". These are medications which boost the immune system, and here...More..

Many women with common breast cancer can safely skip chemo, study says
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Many women with common breast cancer can safely skip chemo, study says

After surgery and radiation, those women were randomly assigned to receive chemotherapy with an estrogen-blocking medication or just the estrogen hormone blocker. Whether or not to have the treatment is a bad d...More..

No Nipah virus infection reported in Delhi
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

No Nipah virus infection reported in Delhi

It also asks BSA presidents to provide updates on the matter to DAHE on a regular basis. Raising awareness of transmission and symptoms is important in reinforcing standard infection control practices to avoid ...More..