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What are the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and SARS-CoV-2 infection on mental health?

In a recent study published in Natural medicineresearchers reviewed the direct and indirect effects of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the COVID-19-induced pandemic on mental health. Study: How COVID-19 Shaped Mental Health: From Infection to Pandemic Effects. Image credit: Ahmet Misirligul/Shutterstock Background The indirect effects of COVID-19 encompass stress-inducing and disruptive social changes that …

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Microneedle technology for cheap, painless and bloodless tattoos

Instead of sitting in a tattoo chair for hours and enduring painful pricks, imagine getting tattooed with patches of skin containing microscopic needles. Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed cheap, painless and bloodless self-applied tattoos that have many uses, from medical signals to tracking neutered animals to cosmetics. We’ve miniaturized the needle …

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New High-Tech K9 Joins College’s Veterinary Technology Program | News

The newest staff member in a program at Northeast Community College has a way of barking out orders. The college’s veterinary technology program now has an advanced canine medical trainer (K9 Diesel) — a full-body simulator designed for rapid response dogs, military working dog handlers, veterinarians and veterinary technicians. Designed in partnership with the US …

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Weight loss success for two slimmers with type 2 diabetes after losing over eight stone

One in ten people worldwide lives with diabetes, a lifelong condition listed by the World Health Organization in 2019 as one of the ten leading causes of death worldwide. In Ireland, over a quarter of a million people have been diagnosed with the disease. However, an estimated 850,000 more are at risk of developing type …

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Research highlights the serious health consequences of type 2 diabetes at an early age

Men and women who are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes (T2D) at age 40 or younger are much more likely to develop cardiovascular disease (CVD) and die prematurely than those under 40 in the general population , according to new research to be presented at this year’s European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) …

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Focus on the health of the mother and the baby during the visit of the senior health official | News

NEW ALBANY — Indiana’s top health official focused on the state’s programming to support maternal and infant health during a presentation Tuesday at Baptist Health Floyd. Indiana State Health Commissioner Dr. Chris Box discussed the state’s efforts to support mothers and children across the state. The event included a talk about My Healthy Baby, a …

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SOM’s Art in Medicine student organization expands | Arts and entertainment

Wayne Medical School students have expanded their organization to include events for medical students to practice their artistic endeavors. Art in Medicine is a student organization within SOM dedicated to providing medical students with the means to practice their art, said President Ashley Kramer. “The goals of the Art in Medicine student organization are to …

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Column: 988 provides greater access to mental health needs | Opinion

The 988 number replaces the National Suicide Helpline to make it easier for people to remember how to get help if they or a loved one is experiencing mental distress. This national 24/7 number launched in July 2022 and connects people directly to a mental health professional. The crisis may include suicidal thoughts, a mental …

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