People overestimate success of CPR

(HealthDay)—Individuals overestimate the success rate of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), according to a study published online July 13 in the Emergency Medicine Journal. Norkamari Shakira Bandolin, M.D., from University of California Davis in Sacramento, and colleagues surveyed 500 adult emergency department patients and their companions to assess their expectations about CPR. […]

People born small for gestational age have a lower IQ throughout development from infancy to adulthood

People born small for gestational age (SGA) have a lower IQ throughout development, however the differences in IQ to those born appropriate for gestational age (AGA) reduce by adulthood. The effects of SGA on IQ are nearly as large as being born into lower socio-economic status or receiving poor parenting […]

Hardening of the arteries is changed, the heart also in healthy people – natural healing naturopathic specialist portal

Changes in the structure and function of the heart due to atherosclerosis Even in people without heart weakness, or a past heart attack seems to be a connection between atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), and changes in the structure and function of the heart. In the current investigation, the research […]

Most young people with increased suicide risk only display ‘mild to moderate’ mental distress: study

The vast majority of young people who self-harm or experience suicidal thoughts appear to have only mild or moderate mental distress, instead of more obvious symptoms associated with a diagnosable disorder, according to a new study. As such, measures to reduce suicide risk in young people should focus on the […]