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Lead Exposure in Childhood May Affect Mental Health Later in Life

Adults who were exposed to lead during their childhood are more likely to experience mental health problems and develop unhealthy personality traits, according to a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry, reports Medical News Today. Researchers from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, reviewed the data of more than 1,000 participants born in 1972 and… Read More »

Medical News Today: How does psoriatic arthritis affect the nails?

Psoriatic arthritis is a type of arthritis that commonly develops in people with psoriasis. Psoriasis is a skin condition that causes a rapid buildup of skin cells. These cells form patches of itchy, often irritating skin that doctors call plaques. Changes in the nails are common symptoms of both psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. However, psoriatic… Read More »

How redefining gender under Trump could affect transgender people's health

For Kellie Hooker, there’s a new sense of urgency to have a surgery that will make him feel more comfortable in his body. The accelerated timeline to transition came after Hooker heard reports that the Trump administration is mulling a narrower definition of gender under the law based on the genitals a person is born… Read More »