Learn about the population of psychiatric patients in the US in this medical report.
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Dr. Susan Sharma: This is Insidermedicinein60 from Italy. According to research in The Lancet Oncology, current criteria for evaluating liver cancer patients for transplantation may unnecessarily disqualify many under current standards those with single liver tumors less than five centimeters or three or fewer tumors, not more than three centimeters receive the highest priority. However, in a study of over 1500 patients, researchers identified a subgroup was similar survival rates with those evaluated under the current criteria who are in the last sent to the back of the line. From California, according to research in the Journal Psychiatric services many Americans suffer from psychiatric disorders, but few receive proper treatment. Researchers found that nearly 5% of the nation's population suffers from persistent depression or anxiety disorders. At a study of over 1600 adults with psychiatric disorder found that only 12% were receiving both medication and counseling and only 22% had even consulted and mental health specialist. Finally from Washington, according to research and consumer reports, high amount of sodium can be found in many processed foods. In a study of 37 products, researchers found that food such as breakfast cereal and bagels often contain high amount of sodium, meanwhile, in low fat foods, sodium is often used to compensate for flavor. It is recommended that healthy adults get no more than 2300 milligrams of sodium per day and those with high blood pressure should aim for 1500 milligrams or less. For Insidermedicinein60, I'm Doctor Susan Sharma.
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