What's behind the gap? Childhood trauma is far more pervasive and injurious than many people know. Its effects last long into adulthood, if left untreated.
If the Service is no longer available to users and You have been paying a fee, You will not be charged a fee after the date of termination, and You will no longer have access to Your Service account. You further acknowledge the Service may include technical data subject to export and re-export restrictions imposed by US law. Background Screening. Your privacy is important to Us. Regular exercise can also help boost your immune system and reduce the impact of stress.
A trauma psychiatrist unpacks its effects on the developing brain. A trip to the emergency room can turn expensive fast if the providers are not in your network. That is happening more often, as some doctors choose to opt out of insurance plans.
Here's why. Biologics, therapies made inside or of living cells, are a growing share of pharmaceutical sales. But the cost of these miracle treatments makes them unaffordable for many. New FDA guidance may help. Millions of people suffer traumatic brain injuries, and many lose the ability to emotionally connect with others.
A new study suggests there's a way to help them regain their ability to connect. A ban on clinical trials involving gene editing rules out the controversial procedure done in China.
But it also prevents procedures that could offer couples a chance for healthy children without genetic disorders. As candidates propose ways to provide health insurance for more people, it's important to know that some proposals could have unexpected consequences, including potential closure of public hospitals. You want to encourage the growth of good bacteria in your gut to improve health. But which foods should you eat to do that?
It turns out that nutritional labels aren't much help figuring that out. Cholera kills fast, and outbreaks are common in war-torn regions and after natural disasters where clean water is scarce. A new strategy to prevent cholera infections is a 'cocktail' of live virus. Que sera, sera? Well, maybe not. Nothing says that women have to accept the status quo. Doris Day spoke out about wife-beating in an era in which it wasn't accepted. Surely there are lessons.
Lead contamination is not just a problem for Flint, Michigan. It is an issue in many regions. One epidemiologist figured out how to measure past lead exposure using treasured biological samples. Trauma results in 41 million emergency department visits a year and hundreds of thousands of deaths.
May is National Trauma Awareness month, and two experts explain why it's time to pay attention. The parasite Toxoplasma gondii infects hosts, causes cysts in the brain and changes the behavior of the host.
healthy is here” is our promise to provide the best healthcare to all residents of Southeast Alaska. We live here, we work here, and we care here. UNITE HERE HEALTH (UHH or "The Fund") works with you, your local union and your employer to provide you with the health benefits (insurance) and.
But is the microbe changing the hosts behavior or is the immune system to blame? Sexual abuse has unique effects on people who are members of the same minority group, research suggests. An expert who has studied the issue in detail explains the added issue of cultural betrayal. Humans have natural cycles for when they are active and for when they sleep.
Modern work and school schedules interfere with this, and more studies are showing why there's a possible health risk. Platelets heal wounds. But they also seem to play a paradoxical role in both promoting and inhibiting the growth of solid tumors. The health dangers of not getting enough restorative sleep have been documented for some time. Now, studies are suggesting that sleep loss is not only bad for your health but also for your job. Every year, thousands of medical devices and drugs are recalled in the US.
But the decision to recall a flawed product is often left up to the manufacturer. The brain can do a lot, but it is vulnerable, especially to traumatic events.
Over the years, researchers have learned the unique ways in which it is damaged by experiencing or witnessing trauma. April 15 is not only a day to pay individual taxes to the IRS. It is also the day that tobacco companies must pay a penalty to help offset states' costs for the treatment of tobacco-related diseases. It is resistant to many anti-fungal drugs. But a familiar fungus may reveal a solution. Childhood asthma cases caused by traffic pollution are on the decline. But children in some parts of the country are faring better than others.
You may think that your milk-drinking, ice cream-licking days are behind you as you battle the discomfort of lactose intolerance. But there maybe be a way to reverse the situation. As the measles outbreaks spread, public health officials are trying different measures to curb it. Yet there are limits to what they can do as they balance community safety and personal freedom. Some cite mental illness, or at least instability, as a basis to remove Pres. Trump from office.
A doctor and a lawyer use a novel, 'Night of Camp David,' to explain why that's unlikely. On April 4, , Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. At the root of the injustice that King preached about is structural inequalities. An expert explains what that means. Teen survivors of school shootings face unique complications and challenges. In the wake of two suicides by teen survivors of the shootings in Parkland, Fla, a child psychiatrist exlpains. Brief exposure to a family of chemicals used as flame retardants early in life can permanently alter fat levels in the blood and liver, raising the risk of liver cancer and heart disease.
Obamacare, while highly controversial, has been a tough law to kill. The efforts of a federal district judge in Texas had seemed yet another ineffective assault. Then came the DOJ's actions Monday. Colorectal cancer rates among older adults have been declining, but diagnoses in adults younger than 50 have increased. As Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month winds down, a researcher offers insight.
Not all drug development needs to start from scratch. Sometimes researchers discover that a drug developed for one disease can be used for another.
Here a cancer drug may show promise for dementia. Children with cancer not only endure chemotherapy or radiation treatment but they may also face infertility in adulthood.
Now a new procedure, just proven in monkeys, may be close to use in humans. A strong link exists among sexual violence, substance use disorder and HIV in women. Why are the women who are most at risk being overlooked? Electronic medical records were supposed to improve health care. Are they doing that? Two doctors describe the problems.
Eleven percent of Americans spend more than half of their paycheck on housing. These households rate their health as lower and are less likely to have access to enough nutritious food. Marijuana is known for delivering a good high. But the plant's uses go well beyond the recreational.
The central recruitment point of access to all NIH jobs and training opportunities.