Temperature and #mental health: Evidence from the spectrum of mental health outcomes

This paper characterizes the link between ambient temperatures and a broad set of mental health outcomes. We find that higher temperatures increase emergency department visits for mental illness, suicides, and self-reported days of poor mental health. Specifically, cold temperatures reduce negative mental health outcomes while hot temperatures increase them. Our estimates reveal no evidence of adaptation, instead the temperature relationship is stable across time, baseline … Continue reading Temperature and #mental health: Evidence from the spectrum of mental health outcomes

Association of #Testosterone Therapy With Risk of Venous #Thromboembolism Among Men With and Without #Hypogonadism

..A total of 39https://bit.ly/2qGlfy0622 men (mean [SD] age, 57.4 [14.2] years) were enrolled in the study, and 3110 men (7.8%) had evidence of hypogonadism. In age-adjusted models, testosterone therapy use in all case periods was associated with a higher risk of VTE in men with (odds ratio [OR], 2.32; 95% CI, 1.97-2.74) and without (OR, 2.02; 95% CI, 1.47-2.77) hypogonadism. Among men without hypogonadism, the … Continue reading Association of #Testosterone Therapy With Risk of Venous #Thromboembolism Among Men With and Without #Hypogonadism