Researchers have successfully developed a blood test for anxiety. The test examines biomarkers that can help them objectively determine someone’s risk for developing anxiety, the severity of their current anxiety and which therapies would likely treat their anxiety the best.
This Viewpoint discusses the updated US Preventive Services Task Force recommendations for anxiety screening in adults.
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Long COVID is linked to reduced oxygen uptake in the brain, a new study reports. Researchers say the finding is significant as a lack of sufficient oxygen supply may be one of the mechanisms that cause brain fog, cognitive problems, and an increased risk of depression and anxiety in long COVID patients.
From improving sleep quality to unmasking underlying anxiety, a booze-free month is good for your health – and it could be the gateway to longer-term abstinenceGet our weekend culture and lifestyle emailThe holidays are drawing to a close, leaving only memories of end-of-year parties, and hot afternoons nursing a chilled beer or white wine. Traditionally it’s a time for regret, but also resolution, with many Australians casting an eye over their drinking habits and deciding to take a break from the booze in February.Feb Fast, Dry July, Sober October – whatever you call it, whenever you do it and whatever your drinking habits were leading up to it, one thing is clear: giving up alcohol for a month is a good thing for the mind and the body. Continue reading…