Based on Leonardo da Vinci’s work, there is evidence that the artist had strabismus — a condition that affects about three percent of the population and is usually detected at birth. One eye is straight, while the other eye can drift.
Evanna Lynch says ‘Harry Potter’ author JK Rowling helped her through an eating disorder at 11 — before the actress was cast as Luna Lovegood
David Livingston/Getty Images and Chris Jackson/Getty Images Evanna Lynch opened up about how JK Rowling and the “Harry Potter” series helped her overcome an eating disorder when she was 11 or 12 years old. The actress shared the story on the latest episode of ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars,” which she is competing on. “The […]
Most of us have had the experience of deeply distressing nightmares that wake us up. But for those suffering symptoms of nightmare disorder, the experience can be terrifying, let alone the idea of falling asleep in the first place. Untreated, nightmare disorder can have a significant, dastardly impact on our ability to just function normally, […]
Some mental health experts have reservations about the change in the WHO’s International Classification of Diseases. https://media.wired.com/photos/5b28293c714d3b70d9ed7f5d/master/pass/gameaddiction-837103648.jpg
The World Health Organization says compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition, in a move that some critics warn may risk stigmatizing young players.
Enlarge (credit: Getty | Andrew Matthews) Three babies with a rare genetic disorder have been spared the worst effects of their condition thanks to an experimental injection they received in utero, researchers report this week in The New England Journal of Medicine. The success marks the first time a genetic disorder has been partially reversed by such […]
BIPOLAR disorder symptoms depend on which mood a patient is experiencing, but can range from depression to feeling very high. Mariah Carey revealed her diagnosis – these are the symptoms.
Cases of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder up to 3 times higher in the GTA than predicted, CAMH report says
A study released Tuesday shows fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) may affect two to three times more children in the GTA than originally believed.
Enlarge / Mature Carolina Reaper. (credit: Magnolia677) Extremely hot peppers don’t just blister your mouth and bum—they can also spark fiery havoc in your brain, according to a report published Monday in BMJ Case Reports. An otherwise healthy 34-year-old man developed a blood-flow disorder in his brain and suffered several debilitating “thunderclap” headaches after entering […]
WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY 2018 is today, and the day is to recognise the disorder and those who have it. While it is frequently diagnosed in children, it is quite common for pole to have gone through life without an autism diagnosis. Characteristics of autism vary from one person to another, but there are three […]