For the past 20-plus years, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Pulse Magazine has been hitting the mailboxes of the region’s top healthcare professionals. And while the lifestyle magazine will no longer be printed, Pulse will go on beating—through the AJC.com Digital Hub, monthly Pulse Plus email newsletter and, of course, on Facebook and Twitter.
Researchers with Vanderbilt University Medical Center have identified more than 100 high-risk genes for schizophrenia, a serious mental disorder known to cause people to interpret reality abnormally.
To examine the role of financial anxiety in America’s rising suicide rate, scientists with the University of North Carolina’s GIllings School of Global Public Health have been looking at the impact of wage changes.
New research has found empirical evidence that climate change could increase mental health issues in the United States.
New research suggests women’s exposure to daily discrimination may contribute to rising blood pressure over time, a risk factor that, if left untreated, can increase risk of heart disease and stroke.
Female soccer players are more susceptible to heading-induced brain damage compared to their male counterparts, according to a new study published Tuesday.
Seventeen-year-old Jared Shamburger of Houston thought his post-workout soreness after a 90-minute weightlifting session was nothing out of the ordinary at first. Then he was hospitalized for five days.
According to KTRK, Shamburger had recently joined a gym to work out with his older brother and dad, both of whom had been lifting weights for years. But after last week’s lengthy workout left him sore, swollen and hospitalized, the teen was diagnosed with a rare condition known as rhabdomyolysis — or rhabdo.
More than 11 million people in the United States may have been given the wrong prescription dose for common drugs, according to scientists from the Stanford University School of Medicine.
The researchers analyzed the reliability of updated pooled cohort equations, guidelines often used as online web tools that help doctors determine a patient’s risk of stroke or heart attack.
America is witnessing a troubling increase in deaths among its children and teens, according to a new mortality report from the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The report, which was released Friday, is based on information from death certificates filed in all 50 states and Washington, D.C.
At least 12 people have died of Nipah virus in the Indian state of Kerala since the rare outbreak began weeks ago, according to a Health Ministry official.
Another 40 with Nipah symptoms are being treated in area hospitals.