Social Interaction Difficulties in Autism

Study Challenges Assumptions About Social Interaction Difficulties in Autism Autism is characterized in part by an individual’s challenges communicating and interacting socially with others. These difficulties have typically been studied in isolation by focusing on cognitive and behavioral differences in those with autism spectrum disorder, but little work has been done on how exchanges for… Read More Social Interaction Difficulties in Autism

Borderline Personality Disorder Potentially at Higher Risk for Heart Attacks

Mental health professionals should recommend screening patients for cardiovascular risks Middle-aged adults who show symptoms of borderline personality disorder may be at greater risk for a heart attack, as they show physical signs of worsening cardiovascular health more than other adults, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. “Although borderline personality disorder is… Read More Borderline Personality Disorder Potentially at Higher Risk for Heart Attacks

Help with Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

In women with uterine fibroids, the drug elagolix suppresses ovarian hormone production and prevents heavy menstrual bleeding About 50 % of women with uterine fibroids—non-cancerous muscle tumors that grow in the uterus—experience heavy menstrual bleeding and other symptoms.  Surgery is commonly recommended when these symptoms are severe enough to prompt a woman to seek treatment. … Read More Help with Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

Sleep-Deprived Due to the Super Bowl? 40% of U.S. Adults Usually Are

Fun on Super Bowl Sunday can lead to a tired Monday for many. In a new survey from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), nearly 40% of U.S. adults said they are more tired than usual the Monday after the Super Bowl. With pre-game entertainment, high-profile commercials, a star-studded halftime show and high-stakes football,… Read More Sleep-Deprived Due to the Super Bowl? 40% of U.S. Adults Usually Are