Diabetes Linked To Risk Of Mental Health Hospitalization In Young Adults: Study
Researchers at the Health Care Cost Institute found that young people with diabetes were four times as likely to be hospitalized with a mental health concern than those without diabetes. Additionally, it appears that the trend is increasing over time, with more hospitalizations in 2014 than in 2012. The researchers have suggested the new health law allowing children to stay on parents' insurance until 26 as a possible contributor.
A 57-year old man in Leed's, who lost both hands in a metal pressing machine accident, was the first person to successfully receive a double hand transplant. The first successful single hand transplant occurred in 2012.
Florida officials are investigating two cases of Zika in the state that may not be traceable to travel to Zika infected areas. In addition to investigating these cases, the Florida Department of Health is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to catch and test mosquitos in the area the cases occurred.
HIV cases rise in 74 countries in last decade
A study presented at the 21st International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa reported that global rates of AIDS went down between 2005 and 2015, but they rose in certain areas. The largest rises occurred in Pakistan, Panama, Qatar, and Afghanistan. More than 75% of new infections in 2015 occurred in sub-Saharan Africa.
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