(HealthDay)—Holocaust survivors may have suffered permanent harmful changes to their brain structure, and the brains of their children and grandchildren may also be affected, a small study reveals. “After more than 70 years, the impact of surviving the Holocaust on brain function is significant,” said researcher Ivan Rektor, a neurologist from Brno, Czech Republic. MRI … Continue reading Brain changes noted in holocaust survivors and their children
Credit: CC0 Public Domain A Rutgers University researcher contributed to the first study to seek input from people with common mental health issues on how their disorders are described in diagnostic guidelines. The study, which was conducted by researchers in the United Kingdom and the United States in collaboration with the World Health Organization Department … Continue reading Study asked people with mental health disorders to recommend changes to international diagnostic guidelines
Credit: CC0 Public Domain Dear Mayo Clinic: I’ve never had a fracture or bone health issues. Should I still get a bone density test? A: It depends. A bone density test uses a low dose of X-rays in a quick, noninvasive way to measure the amount of calcium and other minerals in a segment of … Continue reading Do you need a bone density test?