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Are depressed moms to blame for their children's developmental delays?

Are depressed moms to blame for their children’s developmental delays?

Watch your tone, moms. A new study out of Germany reports a link between maternal postpartum blues and developmental delays in infants. But while the ripple effects of parental mental health on children and the need for improved resources for families are real and pressing problems, the framing around these issues reveals some other things …

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In the past year, about one in eight people in the UK were prescribed antidepressants, which includes SSRIs

REVEALED: The hidden epidemic of sexual dysfunction which experts blame on SSRI antidepressants

Patients on antidepressants are not being warned of the risk that the pills could permanently ruin their sex lives, experts say. The Mail on Sunday has been contacted by a number of patients who claim to have been left with ‘life-changing’ sexual problems after taking a class of the drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake …

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In the past year, about one in eight people in the UK were prescribed antidepressants, which includes SSRIs

REVEALED: The hidden epidemic of sexual dysfunction which experts blame on SSRI antidepressants

Patients on antidepressants are not being warned of the risk that the pills could permanently ruin their sex lives, experts say. The Mail on Sunday has been contacted by a number of patients who claim to have been left with ‘life-changing’ sexual problems after taking a class of the drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake …

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Feeling Anxious or Blue? Ultra-Processed Foods May Be to Blame – Neuroscience News

Summary: Consuming high amounts of highly processed foods can impact mental health, increasing the risk of anxiety and depression. Source: FAU Do you love those sugary-sweet beverages, reconstituted meat products and packaged snacks? You may want to reconsider based on a new study that explored whether individuals who consume higher amounts of ultra-processed food have …

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He had a 'crazy' cough and fatigue, but it wasn't COVID-19. A tiny fungus was to blame

He had a ‘crazy’ cough and fatigue, but it wasn’t COVID-19. A tiny fungus was to blame

When Jose Leon suddenly started experiencing intense flu-like symptoms in March, he suspected COVID-19. He’d get easily winded at the gym and developed a cough that “got a little bit crazy.” He started getting fevers and cold sweats, and lost his appetite. It was the worst he had ever felt in his life, he recalled. …

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He had a 'crazy' cough and fatigue, but it wasn't COVID-19. A tiny fungus was to blame

He had a ‘crazy’ cough and fatigue, but it wasn’t COVID-19. A tiny fungus was to blame

When Jose Leon suddenly started experiencing intense flu-like symptoms in March, he suspected COVID-19. He’d get easily winded at the gym and developed a cough that “got a little bit crazy.” He started getting fevers and cold sweats, and lost his appetite. It was the worst he had ever felt in his life, he recalled. …

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Are Some People More Prone to Mosquito Bites Than Others?

Do You Get More Mosquito Bites Than Others? Your Blood Type Could Be to Blame

Summer is by far my favorite season of the year. I love the warm temperatures, the longer, sunnier days and the opportunity to spend more time at the lake. But my love for the season quickly expires when I end up covered in red, itchy lumps after spending a few minutes outdoors. If you’re like …

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Are Some People More Prone to Mosquito Bites Than Others?

Do You Get More Mosquito Bites Than Others? Your Blood Type Could Be to Blame

Summer is by far my favorite season of the year. I love the warm temperatures, the longer, sunnier days and the opportunity to spend more time at the lake. But my love for the season quickly expires when I end up covered in red, itchy lumps after spending a few minutes outdoors. If you’re like …

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Don’t Blame Monkeys for Monkeypox, W.H.O. Says After Attacks

Don’t Blame Monkeys for Monkeypox, W.H.O. Says After Attacks

Monkeys are not to blame for the monkeypox outbreak that has triggered health alerts, including a national health emergency in the United States, as the viral disease has continued to spread, the World Health Organization said this week after reports of attacks against the animals in Brazil. At least 10 monkeys were rescued last week …

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Is the Silence of the Great Plains to Blame for 'Prairie Madness'?

Is the Silence of the Great Plains to Blame for ‘Prairie Madness’?

In the 1800s, as American settlers pushed westward into the Great Plains, stories began to emerge of formerly stable people becoming depressed, anxious, irritable, and even violent with “prairie madness.” And there is some evidence in historical accounts or surveys, which suggested a rise in cases of mental illness in the mid-1800’s to early 1900’s, …

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