Migraine diagnosed before pregnancy is associated with adverse outcomes during pregnancy

Women are disproportionately affected by migraines, especially during their childbearing years. However, the relationship between migraine and adverse pregnancy outcomes has not been well understood. A new study conducted by investigators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a founding member of General Brigham and General Healthcare System, analyzed data from thousands of women from the Nurses’ … Read more

Your news: Announcements from the Mental Health Center, St. Ann’s and more | local news

Regional cooperation strengthens mental health services for veterans From the Crawford County Mental Health Center A Community Green Zone training event was recently held in Pittsburgh, Kansas to honor, recognize, and support service members, veterans, and their families (SMVF). This event connected mental health centers, military members, law enforcement, local and state officials, advocacy groups, … Read more

Former Baylor star Deedee Richards shines with the WNBA Championship

Even when you’re living the dream as a professional athlete, the work can be tough. It wasn’t necessarily easy for DiDi Richards in her first two seasons as a WNBA player. The former Baylor defensive guard suffered injuries that limited her playing time and hindered her progress. “It’s tough. The last two years I’ve dealt … Read more

FFRI Expands Free Mental Health Resources for Farmers | News

Karen Stallman maintains a dossier of ideas to help farmers experiencing mental health stress. As program coordinator for the Family Farming Resources Initiative (FFRI), Stallman knows more can always be done. FFRI, which is managed by the Center for Rural Health and Social Services Development of the SIU School of Medicine, has been gaining momentum … Read more

A genetic disorder that causes immunodeficiency and susceptibility to opportunistic infections has been discovered

An international consortium co-led by Vanderbilt University Medical Center immunologist Rubén Martínez-Parikart has discovered a new genetic disorder that causes immunodeficiency and a profound susceptibility to opportunistic infections including life-threatening fungal pneumonia. The discovery was reported Jan. 20 in the journal Nature Immunology, will help identify people who carry this innate immunity error (IEI). “Our … Read more

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance: Healthcare Deals Abroad

Emma Patch Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Brenna Williams, 28, of Fresno, Calif., has universal healthcare coverage, but when she started looking into fertility treatments to start a family, she was flattered by the out-of-pocket cost. So while some friends in her shoes began looking for a job at an American company that would offer to offset … Read more

Can ultrasound replace a stethoscope?

The patient, a man in his early 20s, walked into the emergency room Wednesday morning, anxious and panting, his shirt covered in blood. Minneapolis in the 1980s was experiencing an increase in violent crime that would later earn it the nickname Morderapolis. At Hennepin County Medical Center, stabbings and gunshot wounds have become commonplace at … Read more

WVU Pediatrics is the first in the region to apply a device to treat chest wall deformities | Weston Lifestyles

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Governor holds hearing on mental health ahead of state budget negotiations

RACINE – Gov. Tony Evers was in town Wednesday for a hearing with community leaders about programs in place to help those with mental health issues. The message from the community has been that the programs are there, but the needs are great and growing, and they could use additional funding to expand. Evers said … Read more

A comprehensive atlas of protein isases can help scientists decipher many cellular signaling pathways

One of the most important classes of human enzymes are protein kinases – ; Signaling molecules that regulate nearly all cellular activities, including growth, cell division, and metabolism. Dysfunction in these cellular pathways can lead to a variety of diseases, particularly cancer. Identification of protein enzymes involved in cellular dysfunction and cancer development could lead … Read more