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New research has found that short-term exposure to air pollution affects cognition or mental performance, but these effects were reduced after taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), especially aspirin. However, the study did not find a direct link between NSAID use and cognitive performance.
This Mental Health Awareness month, USA Today has offered some of the most important self-care tips so you can take care of your psychological health. It advises a self-care spa day, spending quality time with your loved ones, practicing mediation, and starting up with gratitude journaling.
A new study has found that at least one-third of children and adolescents develop a mental health issue after a concussion. It has also been found that more than 36% of children with a concussion developed internal symptoms, while 20% of them developed external symptoms.
Researchers of the University of Surrey have found that taking prebiotic supplements daily can improve your mental health wellbeing by reducing anxiety levels. They also found that prebiotic supplements improve gut health. The study was published in the journal Scientific Reports.
Through Medicaid funds, federal officials have come up with a strategy of setting up mental health crisis teams that can help assist police while handling potentially volatile situations. The strategy includes setting up mobile teams with mental health experts who can work with police to handle such situations.
Depression, anxiety disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and eating disorders as a few common mental health illnesses in children. Parents need to identify any symptoms of mental health disorders in children for early intervention.
A new study conducted on mice has found that one shot of an experimental stem cell therapy could help promote recovery of dementia and stroke by repairing brain damage and improving memory function. The stem cell therapy they used is a special type of cell called a glial cell.