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Patients suffering with hard-to-treat depression may get relief from noninvasive magnetic brain stimulation

Patients suffering with hard-to-treat depression may get relief from noninvasive magnetic brain stimulation Transcranial magnetic stimulation has worked when medication and other therapies have not. Monty Rakusen/Image Source via Getty Images Patricia Junquera, Florida International University Not only is depression a debilitating disease, but it is also widespread. Approximately 20 million adult Americans experience at least […]

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Thursday’s Travels 2022-11-24 – Hungary

    Thursday’s Travels 2022-11-24 We feel, and studies suggest, that travel can be a form of therapy for many, so we have added “Thursday’s Travels”, where we post travel related content for people that wish to get acquainted with new places. We post content in alphabetical order by country with links to their respective […]

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Audits — Hidden Until Now — Reveal Millions in Medicare Advantage Overcharges

    2022-11-23 Audits — Hidden Until Now — Reveal Millions in Medicare Advantage Overcharges Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News and Holly Hacker Newly released federal audits reveal widespread overcharges and other errors in payments to Medicare Advantage health plans for seniors, with some plans overbilling the government more than $1,000 per patient a year […]

Air pollution harms the brain and mental health, too – a large-scale analysis documents effects on brain regions associated with emotions

2022-11-22 Air pollution harms the brain and mental health, too – a large-scale analysis documents effects on brain regions associated with emotions   As the planet heats up, air pollution is getting worse. Westend61/Getty Images Clara G. Zundel, Wayne State University The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea People […]

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2022-11-23 Missouri Allows Some Disabled Workers to Earn Less Than $1 an Hour. The State Says It’s Fine If That Never Changes. by Madison Hopkins, The Kansas City Beacon ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. One weekday morning […]

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Cat Wednesday 2022-11-23 – Feline Body Language

    Cat Wednesday 2022-11-23 Owning and interacting with pets, according to studies, can be a form of therapy for many. We have dedicated Saturday to dogs and Wednesday to cats, when we will post an article on each of those days. We may also post articles on occasion about other animals people may have […]

Patient Mistrust and Poor Access Hamper Federal Efforts to Overhaul Family Planning

    2022-11-22 Patient Mistrust and Poor Access Hamper Federal Efforts to Overhaul Family Planning Renuka Rayasam JACKSON, Miss. — Two years ago, after an emergency cesarean section at a Mississippi hospital, Sherika Trader was denied a tubal ligation. Trader, now 33, was told that to have her tubes tied, she had to have a […]

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Scientists Debate the Role of a Virus in Multiple Sclerosis

2022-11-22 Scientists Debate the Role of a Virus in Multiple Sclerosis    by Elizabeth Preston Ryan Grant was in his 20s and serving in the military when he learned that the numbness and tingling in his hands and feet, as well as his unshakeable fatigue, were symptoms of multiple sclerosis. Like nearly a million other people […]

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Tuesday’s Quotes 2022-11-22

    Tuesday’s Quotes 2022-11-22 (Please note that Tuesday’s Quotes are not archived and are updated every week.) “Stay strong, stay positive, and never give up.” Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart “The consequences of every act are included in the act itself.”   George Orwell, 1984 “A gentleman is someone who does not what […]

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