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'Gaming disorder' will soon be classified as a mental health condition

Take a peek at ICD-11's entry on "gambling disorder" and you'll find nearly identical language; In other words, video game addiction has become so notable th...


Vitamin D May Guard Against Colon Cancer

It has always been known that vitamin D is extremely helpful for those who want to keep their bones strong. The data was collected between the years of 2002 and...


Toxic Plant That Can Cause Blindness Found In Maryland

The plant, a giant hogweed , was introduced to the United Kingdom and Europe in the late nineteenth century and to the U.S. in the early 20century, and its pot...


Video game addiction is now being recognised as a mental health condition

Dr. Levounis said he suspects the American Psychiatric Assocation will elevate gaming disorder to full-recognition status in the next edition of the Diagnost...


World Health Organization declares compulsive video gaming a mental disorder

The pattern of gaming behaviour may be continuous or episodic and recurrent. An episode must generally last for at least 12 months, according to the WHO . Cogn...


Heat advisory issued for Cuyahoga County until 8 p.m.

The storm warning is expected to move towards Hartford and New Hartford by 7:50 p.m., the National Weather Service said. Gov. Andrew Cuomo also advised Ne...


Gaming Addiction Is Now An Official Mental Health Disorder

It's also the standard researchers use to quantify deaths, diseases, injuries, and symptoms. The ICD is also used by health insurers whose reimbursements depe...


ER doctor caught on video cursing out patient is suspended

His father tells SFGate that Bardwell suffers frequently from anxiety attacks and has to take Klonopin, a sedative that treats panic disorders, to alleviate i...


Compulsive video-game playing now qualifies as a mental health problem

The WHO said that if gaming takes precedence over daily activities and life interests, then it can be classed as gaming disorder . Studies suggest that gamin...


Georgia grandmother strangles rabid bobcat to death with her bare hands

After strangling the cat and finding that it was lifeless, Phillips asked her daughter in law to ring up 911. "As soon as it took the first step, I was in troub...


Video Game Addiction Classified As A Disorder By World Health Organization

The World Health Organisation ( WHO ) has included " gaming disorder " as a new mental health condition in its International Classification of Diseases ( IC...


Medication ordeal 'horrific and cruel'

Tyrone has welcomed the decision of the Home Office to return cannabis oil she had brought from Canada for her ill son. However, after little Billy was rush...


Mental Health and The American Male

Their suicides happened around the same time that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a report showing a 25 percent increase in suicide in t...


GA woman strangles rabid bobcat that attacked her in her yard

She took a picture of the cat, and then it "took two steps and was on top of me". Not by a long shot. "He's biting the daylights out of me and I'm thinking I ...


Mosquitoes near Elburn test positive for West Nile virus

Although, symptoms can last from a few days to a few weeks, four out of five infected people won't show any symptoms. Elderly individuals and those with comprom...


Vaping dangers: E-cigarettes smoking can cause ‘heart attacks’

Fetterman is the lead author of the study, which was published Thursday in the journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology and funded in part b...


Texas cities are vaccine opt-out 'hot spots'

Even though vaccines have been widely proven to be safe , parents forego childhood immunizations for a number of non-medical reasons such as religious or philo...


Fewer teens smoking, doing drugs … and drinking milk

In 2016, about one in five local 10th-graders said they had ever had sex, whereas in 2014 one in four reported the same. The researchers also highlighted that...


Brain values foods loaded with fats and carbs

He says the problem lies with the overwhelming urge we have to consume carbohydrates and fats and it often happens subconsciously. The result found that foods...


Fearless woman strangles and kills rabid bobcat

The daughter-in-law of a bobcat trapper, Phillips knew she was dealing with a vicious animal - and needed to act fast. Phillips suffered a broken finger as we...