(Reuters Health) - Opioid users who get treatment for their drug dependency are less likely to have police encounters or to be charged with crimes, an Australian study suggests.
(Reuters Health) - Rwandan women have better access to obstetrics and gynecology services thanks to an international partnership to train more doctors, a new study finds.
(Reuters Health) - Asthma is often not well controlled during pregnancy, especially among publicly-insured women, according to a U.S. study.
(Reuters Health) - Women who decline certain procedures - such as cesarean delivery or immediate cord clamping - during childbirth are more likely to report being treated poorly during their hospital stay, a U.S. study finds.
(Reuters Health) - Overall, men know the transition through menopause can bring difficult symptoms for their wife or partner and that there may be ways to ease some of them, a small survey suggests.
(Reuters Health) - In season-long tests, soccer headgear didn't reduce the overall number or severity of concussions experienced by high school players, U.S. researchers say.
Firefighters who feel burned out often experience sleep issues, which also increases their risk of emotional fatigue, exhaustion and health problems, researchers say.
Personalized music playlists that rekindle memories of childhood and happy moments may bring joy to dementia patients, because music can activate parts of the brain not affected by the disease, experts say.
(Reuters Health) - People who experience nature for at least 120 minutes per week are more likely to report good health and psychological wellbeing, a large UK study suggests.
(Reuters Health) - Just one in three patients enrolls in recommended cardiac rehabilitation after having a blocked heart artery cleared and a stent inserted, a Michigan study suggests.