Top psychiatrist voices caution over student mental health study

A leading psychiatrist has warned against drawing definitive conclusions from a survey of students in which a third of respondents said they had a formal diagnosis of a mental health difficulty at some point in their lives. Brendan Kelly, professor of psychiatry at Trinity College Dublin, said the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) study, published on Tuesday, “highlights the issue of student mental health, which is incredibly important and often neglected”. But he said the low response rate of less than 1 per cent of third-level students “limit[s] the fine-grained…

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Hearing loss setting in early, caution doctors

Hearing loss setting in early, caution doctors (Mehmed Zelkovic/Getty Images) Modern-day living contributes immensely to hearing impairment, said doctors on the eve of International Week of the Deaf. Overuse of mobiles and earpods to medications to construction site noise, could all be contributing to the growing incidence of hearing loss. “One would expect hearing loss to set in after 45 years of age, but nowadays we get people in their early thirties with hearing loss,” said Dr Neelam Sathe from the ENT department of civic-run KEM Hospital, Parel. Presbycusis is…

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dogs locate Diabetes by Sniffing caution symptoms

                a new look at has observed that dogs can be educated to identify the caution symptoms of diabetes in sufferers through sniffing a chemical discovered in our breath that alerts dangerously-low blood sugar tiers. human beings who have type 1 diabetes require insulin injections to manipulate blood sugar ranges. A educated canine can be capable of hit upon while their blood sugar degrees are falling to doubtlessly risky levels. “Magic is wonderful – he isn’t always only a superb companion, but he’s…

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