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arrow Overcome the stigma

14-07-2010
I REMEMBER watching, a long time ago, a 1950s American sci-fi-horror classic called simply and aptly as The Blob.
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arrow Heart disease patients with anxiety 'at greater risk'

  8-07-2010
Heart disease patients may be at higher risk of heart attacks, strokes, heart failure and death if they suffer from anxiety too, a US journal report says.In a study of more than 1,000 people with heart disease, researchers noted a 74% increased risk of
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arrow Depression may double dementia risk, say researchers

8-07-2010
Having depression may nearly double the risk of developing dementia later in life, new research suggests.Experts know that the two conditions often co-exist, but it is not clear if one actually leads to the other.
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arrow Better care for people with dementia

  30-06-2010
Dementia is one of the commonest causes of psychiatric disorder in the elderly. Tan Sri Dr Ismail Merican talks to ANNIE FREEDA CRUEZ about new tests and the need for multidisciplinary team management.
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arrow Vital to keep the brain sharp as we age, says doc

21-06-2010
There is no magic pill available to give one a better memory as one gets older, but several routine activities can help reduce memory loss, said consultant geriatrician Dr P. Srinivas.
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arrow Dangerous psychiatric patients tracked with GPS

17-06-2010
Potentially dangerous psychiatric patients are being fitted with GPS tracking devices to prevent them absconding on day leave. The South London and Maudsley NHS Trust has attached the 600 ankle devices on more than 60 medium and high risk patients under the pilot scheme.
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