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Secrets to Lakadong Turmeric or Haldi that You must Know

We all are familiar with the yellow colored spice called Turmeric or Haldi or Halud. History of turmeric dates back to nearly 4000 years ago in India and our country is the world’s largest producer, consumer, and exporter of turmeric. Our ancient texts of Indian medicine described the use of curcumin for a wide variety of inflammatory diseases including sprains and swellings caused by injury, wound healing and abdominal problems*. So, what is Lakadong Turmeric? Lakadong is a village in Jainti...
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A beloved mentor falls

I walk by the closed double doors and frosty windows of the ICU. You’re lying in there, intubated. It feels weird to go to work now. I can’t see you or talk to you, don’t know the drips, don’t know the plan … and it’s killing me. I, along with many others, desperately want to […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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How the President’s Communication Style Is Like That of an Abusive Parent

Abuse is defined as, “the improper usage or treatment of an entity, often to unfairly or improperly gain benefit. Abuse can come in many forms, such as: physical or verbal maltreatment, injury, assault, violation, rape, unjust practices, crimes, or other types of aggression.”1 The more I hear the president speak, the more he presents as an abusive parent, with name-calling, threats and bullying hurled at those who disagree with his policies and public persona. The intention is to control through...
Tags: Psychology, Bullying, White House, Wikipedia, Communication, Cnn, Personal, Trauma, Narcissism, Child Abuse, Anger, Trump, Matthew Whitaker, Robert Mueller, Patricia Evans, Authoritarian Parenting


Trump administration makes it easier for employers to dodge birth-control mandate

Women who are unable to obtain health insurance coverage for contraceptives through their employers could seek assistance at family planning clinics, the administration says.)
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New strategy to hinder emergence of antimicrobial-resistant pathogens

With many disease-causing bacteria ratcheting up their shields against current drugs, new tactics are vital to protect people from treatment-resistant infections.
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Reducing cellular proliferation could help deplete HIV reservoir and lead to a functional cure

A majority of the HIV-infected cells that persist in HIV-infected individuals even during suppressive antiretroviral therapy originated from cellular proliferation, not viral replication, according to new research published in Nature Communications.
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New model of FSHD could be useful to study effectiveness of experimental therapeutics

Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy is the most prevalent dominantly inherited muscular dystrophy in the world. To date, there are no pharmacologic treatments available for the more than 850,000 people affected worldwide.
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FDA approves antibacterial drug to treat travelers' diarrhea

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Aemcolo (rifamycin), an antibacterial drug indicated for the treatment of adult patients with travelers' diarrhea caused by noninvasive strains of Escherichia coli (E. coli), not complicated by fever or blood in the stool.
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In-hospital mortality higher among patients with drug-resistant infections

In one of the largest studies to measure the burden of antibiotic resistance in a low- or middle-income country, researchers at the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy report that in-hospital mortality is significantly higher among patients infected with multi-drug resistant or extensively drug resistant pathogens including Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae and Acinetobacter baumannii.
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How technology removes the pain point from diabetes management

There is a wealth of information about your health circulating in your blood. For people with diabetes, accessing that information can be a matter of life or death. For nearly 30 years, the prevailing technology for checking the blood sugars of someone with diabetes has been the fingerstick. People with diabetes are often asked to […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Diabetes, Endocrinology, Conditions, PA NP, CRNA


UCLA biologists uncover how head injuries can lead to serious brain disorders

UCLA biologists have discovered how head injuries adversely affect individual cells and genes that can lead to serious brain disorders.
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Static and dynamic physical activities offer varying protection against heart disease

While it is well known that physical activity is important for heart health, neither research nor recommendations consistently differentiate between the benefits of different types of physical activity.
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Obesity significantly increases risk of Type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease

A Cleveland Clinic genetic analysis has found that obesity itself, not just the adverse health effects associated with it, significantly increases the risk of Type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease. The paper was published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association Network Open.
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New method to analyze cell membrane complexes could revolutionize the way we study diseases

Researchers have developed a new technique to analyze cell membrane proteins in situ which could revolutionize the way in which we study diseases, such as cancer, metabolic and heart diseases.
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Over Two Years Ago, David Barton Claimed to Have an Earned Doctorate

David Barton with Eric Metaxas I am slipping. I missed the second year anniversary of David Barton announcing to the world he had an earned doctorate and the second year anniversary of the day he removed any evidence from the Internet that he ever claimed he had an earned doctorate. On September 7 2016, I viewed a video (posted on both his Facebook and You Tube accounts) of Barton claiming he had an earned doctorate he chose not to talk about. Then after I figured out that the degree was from a ...
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Researchers show how proteins interact in hypoxic conditions to facilitate mitochondrial fission

During a heart attack the supply of oxygen to heart cells is decreased. This reduced oxygen level, called hypoxia, causes the cell's powerhouses, the mitochondria, to fragment, impairing cell function and leading to heart failure. Until now, few details were known on how this important process occurs.
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The Weight Loss Technique That Boosts Self-Control

People experience higher self-control using this weight loss technique. → Enjoying these psych studies? Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month (includes ad-free experience and more articles). → Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: NEW: Accept Yourself: How to feel a profound sense of warmth and self-compassion The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changi...
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almost a year since almost dying. what is up?

Updated: **I took this down after it had been up for some hours because the response I got from people was freaking me out. The fact is I have very severe PTS — AND everything else is true too. I get uncomfortable when people get all happy about how I’m doing. The PTS is crazy […]
Tags: Health, Chronic Illness, Pharmaceuticals, Infertility, Brain Injury, Psychiatric Medications, Psychiatric Drug Withdrawal, Pharmaceutical Brain Injury, Psychiatric Abuse


Increased air travel may decrease the chances of a global pandemic

The more exposed we are to each other, the less surprising a pathogen will be to our bodies.Terrorism, high blood pressure, and staffing issues threaten to derail progress. Pursuing global health has to be an active choice. None Part of the anxiety in watching the 2011 film Contagion hinges on members of the CDC watching the map of the world itself: the world is so large and filled with so much detail — nooks, corners, and endless blind alleys — that it felt difficult to get a handle on where th...
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The stories of rural physicians

This article is sponsored by Careers by KevinMD.com. When George W. “Billy” Campbell, MD, walks down the street, he never knows who — or what — he’s going to encounter. Anything can happen when you’re the doctor at Foothills Family Medicine of Westminster, South Carolina, a small town with a population of only 2,500. “I’ve […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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How to Make the Most of Constructive Self-Criticism

Self-criticism is at the heart of so many mental health issues. When you’re constantly feeding yourself negative messages, it can be hard to find the energy you need to get through the day or to challenge yourself in meaningful ways. But this view of criticism is narrow and the solutions that most people spout — “Just be more positive! Don’t be so hard on yourself!” — don’t show us how to turn criticism into a tool that works for us, rather than against us. Here’s why criticism is a good th...
Tags: Psychology, Judgment, Habits, Happiness, Self-esteem, Criticism, Perfectionism, Self-compassion, Motivation And Inspiration, Inspiration & Hope, Constructive Criticism


Wildfires: California now has the most polluted cities in the world

Due to the wildfires raging in Northern California, San Francisco, Stockton and Sacramento were the world's three "most polluted cities" on Friday morning, according to Berkeley Earth, a nonprofit that aggregates data from air-quality monitoring sites.
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Due to wildfires, California now has the most polluted cities in the world

Due to the wildfires raging in Northern California, San Francisco, Stockton and Sacramento were the world's three "most polluted cities" on Friday morning, according to Berkeley Earth, a nonprofit that aggregates data from air-quality monitoring sites.
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Blood Banks in Kathmandu, Nepal :Contact information

( = || []).push({}); Blood products are always on a demand in Hospitals where surgeries, Emergency cases, Adult, pediatric and Neonatal ICUs , Labor and delivery cases are being managed and conducted. Even for regular cases admitted in wards may need blood transfusions. eg. Cases of Acute ITP, Severe Anemia etc. In General, layman know blood by either Red Blood or White Blood or Frozen White blood. Blood banks in Nepal are not easily reachable and sad thin...
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Ideology drives us apart. Neuroscience can bring us back together.

How can we reach out to people on the other side of the divide? Get to know the other person as a human being before you get to know them as a set of tribal political beliefs, says Sarah Ruger. Don't launch straight into the difficult topics—connect on a more basic level first.To bond, use icebreakers backed by neuroscience and psychology: Share a meal, watch some comedy, see awe-inspiring art, go on a tough hike together—sharing tribulation helps break down some of the mental barriers we have ...
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Psychology Around the Net: November 17, 2018

Ever wonder if there’s an actual psychology behind our love of the taste of coffee? Why social media can increase loneliness, rather than combat it? If writing your own eulogy could help you sort out your life? Wonder no more — it’s all here in this week’s Psychology Around the Net! The Funny Psychology of Why We Love the Taste of Coffee: According to a new study from Northwestern University, those of us who love coffee aren’t less sensitive to its bitter taste (which, at first, would make se...
Tags: Psychology, Instagram, University of Pennsylvania, Northwestern University, UC Santa Barbara, Swansea University, Hunter College, Pavlov, Facebook Snapchat, Taste of Coffee, Michael Gurven, Melody Wilding, Melissa G Hunt


MKSAP: 42-year-old man with thrombophilia

Test your medicine knowledge with the MKSAP challenge, in partnership with the American College of Physicians. A 42-year-old man arrives for follow-up consultation. Three months ago he developed a proximal right leg deep venous thrombosis following a skiing-related fracture of the right tibia. Although not recommended by guidelines, a thrombophilia evaluation was performed, which revealed an elevated […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs no...
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Why My Girlfriend Is Trying to Save Her Stepfather After Being Sexually Abused by Him?

One month ago. She said about her secret a few days ago to me. My GF is now 19. Her stepfather first physically abused her when she was 7-8. In the beginning, it was forced. But when she grew an intimacy built up between them. So, she intentionally kept having sex with her stepfather till 2016. She has not done anymore since then. She doesn’t like stepfather for abused her physically in her childhood. She blames God for what happened to her. Now she is an atheist. I said to her that she was chea...
Tags: Psychology, Family, General, Sex, Depression, Anxiety, Therapy, Teen Issues, Guilt, Parenting & Children, Abuse, Bangladesh, Sexual Abuse, Childhood Trauma, Child Sex Abuse, Trauma Therapy



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