Category: Medicine

Do You Need Blood Pressure Drugs?

Do You Need Blood Pressure Drugs?

A little more than a year ago, the blood pressure guidelines were updated. This meant that 31.3 million more Americans were newly considered to have high blood pressure. The problem, say experts, is that a lot of those consumers—and their healthcare providers—weren’t sure whether they were supposed to start taking blood-pressure-lowering drugs. “Whenever

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Childhood Infections Associated With Risk Of Subsequent Mental Disorders

Childhood Infections Associated With Risk Of Subsequent Mental Disorders

Infections during childhood are linked to an elevated risks for mental disorders, according to research published in JAMA Psychiatry. “The etiology of mental disorders is rather unknown, and several studies have indicated that the immune system may play a role in at least a subgroup of individuals with mental disorders,” said

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