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Child abuse linked to increased risk of migraine in adulthood

Adults who are emotionally abused during childhood may be at much higher risk of experiencing migraine over tension headache in adulthood, a new study finds.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Impact of domestic violence on women's mental health

In addition to their physical injuries, women who are victims of domestic violence are also at a greater risk of mental health problems such as depression and psychotic symptoms.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Education and awareness key to helping physicians address elder abuse

Elder abuse is common, affecting an estimated 5%-10% of seniors; raising awareness among physicians is key to helping address the issue, according to a review in CMAJ (Canadian Medical...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Witnessing drug problems or domestic violence causes greater asthma incidence

Children exposed to dysfunction in home had 28 percent higher chance of developing asthmaNo home is perfect, but dysfunction in the home is now revealed to be...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Adverse childhood experiences may increase the risk of asthma, study finds

Being exposed to domestic violence or other adverse experiences during childhood may increase a child's risk of developing asthma, according to new research.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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'Lack of understanding' over Rotherham child abuse - BBC News

Health services in Rotherham still have a "lack of understanding" about who should be dealing with child abuse, a new report says.  
bbc.co.uk
over 6 years ago
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Screening women for intimate partner violence in healthcare settings | Cochrane

We carried out this review to find out if asking (screening) all women attending healthcare settings about their experience of domestic violence from a current or previous partner helps to recognise abused women so that they may be provided with a supportive response and referred on to support services. We were also interested to know if this would reduce further violence in their lives, improve their health, and not cause them any harm compared to women's usual healthcare.  
cochrane.org
about 6 years ago
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Recognition of Child Abuse in the ED – RCEM FOAMed

The ED plays a crucial role in raising the alarm for non-accidental injuries. Frequently, we may be the first port-of call for a child who has gone through the unthinkable, and it is our role to think about the possibility in this vulnerable group.  
rcemfoamed.co.uk
about 6 years ago