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Postpartum Depressive Symptoms: They Don’t Always Just Go Away

Being pregnant and becoming a mother was an overwhelming experience for “Alice.” She had trouble sleeping, felt apathetic, and she was on the verge of crying most of the time. “Elaine” didn’t get much sleep either; she was nervous, constantly […]

Improving Natural Killer Cells’ Ability To Fight Malaria

Malaria is caused by mosquito-borne parasites of the genus Plasmodium, which affects over 216 million people worldwide. It is still a huge problem in developing countries because there is no good vaccine for malaria, and antimalarial drugs are losing their […]

Recent Stressful Events Linked With Smoking During Pregnancy

Stress and cigarette smoking seem to go hand-in-hand with each other as many people, especially women, report smoking to relieve stress. The perinatal period (including pregnancy and postpartum, the period after delivery) is also known to be a stressful time. […]

Rocky Landforms – Valuable Sources Of Palaeoclimatic Information?

Glaciers play a crucial role in environmental systems, they act as freshwater reservoirs for millions of people around the world and are the basis for socio-economic activities such as hydropower or agriculture. Due to global warming and their substantial worldwide […]

Affective Instability As An Important Predictor Of Depression Later In Life

Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is a serious psychiatric disorder that affects more people globally than any other psychiatric disorder. A growing number of studies show that problems with emotional experience and regulation are important for understanding MDD risk. Meanwhile, people […]

Can Organizational Health Literacy Affect Patient Satisfaction?

Health institutions and hospitals have their own language and identity. Signs, symbols, directions, and written documents used in these institutions are usually prepared under the influence of medical language and may be difficult to understand for ordinary people. They must […]