News Picture: Obesity Could Worsen MS Disability

Obesity can worsen MS limitation

WEDNESDAY June 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) – Obesity can aggravate multiple sclerosis symptoms, researchers say. Their study included 140 patients with the relapsing-remitting form of MS, meaning that patients have periods of seizures, followed by periods of remission without or with few symptoms. The researchers discovered that obesity was associated with more severe disabilities at […]

News Picture: 1 in 5 People Living in Conflict Areas Has a Mental Health Problem

1 in 5 people who live in conflict areas have a mental health problem

Latest news about mental health WEDNESDAY, June 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) – A new study shows that about 22% of people living in conflict areas suffer from mental health problems. Common problems are depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, bipolar disorder or schizophrenia, according to the World Health Organization. About 9% have a moderate to severe […]