NICE, France — Depression is the strongest long-term predictor of health-related quality of life (HR-QoL), followed by generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), for patients with isolated dystonia, a new study shows. Dystonia motor severity only predicted social functioning, researchers found. Isolated dystonia is dystonia with or without tremor but without other neurologic findings. “With the pathRead More →

Uterus pain in early pregnancy is a common experience, and it has a range of possible causes. While most of these are not serious, some will require medical attention. During early pregnancy, the uterus is much smaller than it will be in the second and third trimesters. Therefore, pain inRead More →

Sertraline, an antidepressant that doctors commonly prescribe, appears to work by reducing anxiety first and doesn’t start tackling depressive symptoms until weeks later. New research sheds fresh light on how antidepressants work. This was the main finding of a study on the use of antidepressants in primary care settings in the UnitedRead More →

Heart attack is a leading cause of death worldwide and new treatment strategies are highly sought-after. Unfortunately lasting damage to the heart muscle is not uncommon following such an event. Published in Redox Biology, the pre-clinical study sheds new light on the potential of the acute therapy with ?-TOH (vitamin E)Read More →

In a rare occurrence, a 38-year-old woman who has had 16 successful deliveries and three abortions so far, is now ready for her 20th baby. The woman is from Beed district of Maharashtra and has completed seven months of her 20th pregnancy. Each time she delivered a single child and fiveRead More →