Today's Health News

Higher-Calorie Refeeding Beneficial in Anorexia Nervosa

Medical stability restored significantly earlier; no increase seen in electrolyte abnormalities, adverse events

Social Activity Tied to Integrity of Brain Structure in Older Adults

Greater integrity of gray matter seen on brain MRI in older adults with higher levels of social engagement

Career Satisfaction, Burnout Both High Among Internists

Risk factors for burnout include documentation time pressure and lack of work control

Electronic Cigarettes Improve Long-Term Smoking Cessation

Quit rates higher in people randomly assigned to nicotine e-cigarettes versus nicotine replacement therapy

Pandemic Taking Toll on the Mental Health of Health Care Staff

Clinically significant posttraumatic stress symptoms seen in estimated 23.4 percent during acute phase

Most Users Report Cannabidiol Use for Treatment of Diagnosable Conditions

Psychiatric, orthopedic, and sleep issues most commonly cited in a Reddit forum

Autism, ADHD Linked to More Doctor, Hospital Visits by Age 1

Patterns of health care use before age 1 distinctive in autism, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

Pharmacotherapy, Psychotherapy Combo Best for Bipolar Disorder

Manualized treatments linked to significantly reduced recurrence rates versus control treatments

Young Adult Never Smokers Show Growth in E-Cigarette Use

Results show nicotine initiation with e-cigarettes among young, switch to e-cigarettes in smokers

Employment Disruption-Linked Financial Hardship Found for Female CA Survivors

Considerable burden of financial hardship reported for female adolescent, young-adult cancer survivors