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4 Key Ingredients to Avoid in Cosmetics

You're reading 4 Key Ingredients to Avoid in Cosmetics, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. As you walk down a store’s beauty aisle, it’s easy to choose the most popular brands and products that line the shelves. After all, they are on sale and the labels claim to be organic or all natural. Despite these perks, what consumers fail to realize is that these labels can deceive consume...
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New massive sequencing platform implemented for double factor preimplantation genetic testing

A research team from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, in collaboration with the Blood and Tissue Bank of Catalonia, has managed to implement a massive sequencing platform for Preimplantation Genetic Testing for the first time in history.
Tags: Health, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Tissue Bank of Catalonia


Functional ultrasound imaging can reveal brain activity maps of mice for specific behaviors

In a study published in Neuron, Emilie Macé from Botond Roska's group and collaborators demonstrate how functional ultrasound imaging can yield high-resolution, brain-wide activity maps of mice for specific behaviors.
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Study finds increasing risk of infections and antibiotic prescriptions after hip fracture surgery

In a Journal of Bone and Mineral Research study that examined trends in the incidence of infections following hip fracture surgery in Denmark, the risk of postoperative infections (at 15, 30, 90, and 365 days) increased between 2005 and 2016.
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Chemicals in soaps, shampoos, lipsticks linked to early puberty in girls

A new study has found a possible explanation why girls are attaining puberty earlier. The study titled, 'Association of phthalates, parabens and phenols found in personal care products with pubertal timing in girls and boys', find that certain chemicals present in household shampoos, perfumes, deodorants, toothpastes, soaps etc are to blame.
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Xenotransplantation - Pig heart transplants keep baboons alive

A group of researchers have successfully transplanted pig hearts onto baboons and studied then for a long duration to see if the transplant was a success.
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Insulin Pump

Does anyone here use the Animas Ping insulin pump?
Tags: Health, Weapon, Fitness and First Aid


Overdose deaths from powerful narcotic fentanyl on the rise in Washington

Overdose deaths from the powerful synthetic drug fentanyl are up nearly 70 percent during the first six months of this year, according to health officials.
Tags: Health, News, Washington, Local News


Liver-transplant allocations to favor big cities after group’s 2nd policy change of 2018

Critics said the new plan will inevitably transfer livers from rural and low-income parts of the South, Midwest and Northwest to big-city transplant centers in New York, Boston, Houston, Minneapolis and other locations where populations are larger.
Tags: Health, News, Nation, Northwest, South Midwest, Nation & World, New York Boston Houston Minneapolis


When physicians don’t enjoy the holidays, it’s a wakeup call

As the holidays approach, this time of year can be filled with mixed emotions for high achieving medical professionals who find themselves in the hospital, clinics, and practices caring for patients instead of spending time with loved ones.  It can be more hectic than ever as doctors try to be all things to family and […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Primary Care, Physician, PA NP, CRNA


App that could detect level of anemia by looking at fingernails

Researchers from the Emory University have developed a new phone app that needs just a colour photograph of the nail beds of an individual to detect anemia in them. The results of the report titled, “Smartphone app for non-invasive detection of anemia using only patient-sourced photos,” were published in the latest issue of the journal Nature Communications.
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Does America Need Therapy? Our Nation’s Curious Resistance to Gun Reform

Does America need therapy? I don’t know about you, but I am perplexed by the millions of Americans who each and every day, continue to disregard facts, reject scientific proof, obstruct progress and deny the truth about a lot of things. This massive group also includes many of our supposedly best educated and well-informed politicians. What’s going on here? The popular wave of anti-intellectualism rolling through Washington is no longer merely pervasive — it’s aggressive. And lately it has o...
Tags: Psychology, School Shooting, Washington, America, United States, Policy and advocacy, Gun Control, Anger, Criminal Justice, Anxiety And Panic, Mass Shooting, Thousand Oaks California, Minding the Media, Maybe America, Pittsburg Pennsylvania, Gun reform


What medicine can learn from Disney

When I was a young child, like most children, I loved Disney. However, my fascination with Disney did not involve the exhilarating theme parks, characters or delicious foods. As a young boy, I was captivated by the Disney culture, the multifaceted business model and the life and legacy of Walt Disney. During the past two […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Disney, Walt Disney, Primary Care, Physician, PA NP, CRNA


Apple puts third-party screen time apps on notice

A number of app developers building third-party screen time trackers and parental control applications are worried that Apple’s increased scrutiny of their apps in recent weeks is not a coincidence. With Apple’s launch of iOS 12, the company has implemented its own built-in screen time tracking tools and controls. Not long after, developers’ third-party screen time apps came under increased review from Apple, and, in some cases, rejections and removals from the App Store. The impacted develop...
Tags: Apple, Google, TC, Facebook, Apps, Disney, Tech, Ios Apps, Mental Health, Silicon Valley, Vpn, App Store, Screen Time, Armour, App Review, Parental Control


eHealth Engagement as a Response to Negative Healthcare Experiences: Cross-Sectional Survey Analysis

Background: eHealth provides individuals with new means of accessing health information and communicating with providers through online channels. Prior evidence suggests that patients use eHealth to find information online when they receive care that is low in patient centeredness. However, it is unclear how other problems with the healthcare-delivery system motivate the use of eHealth, how these problems relate to different kinds of eHealth activities, and which populations are most likely to u...
Tags: Health, IRR, Cross Sectional Survey Analysis


Parent's exposure to dirty air may spell heart trouble for offspring, study suggests

A parent's exposure to dirty air before conception might spell heart trouble for the next generation, a new animal study suggests.
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5 ways we can prevent doctor suicide

For Meg — with sorrow. We have failed to address the scale of suicide and mental illness in the medical profession, which is a global issue. Each of us can help prevent doctor suicide with these five strategies at a locally and worldwide: 1. We can destigmatize mental illness for doctors and medical students First, […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Psychiatry, Meg, Physician, PA NP, CRNA


Man spills all the tea on dating with a disability, says “us gays can be bitches!”

"We live in a society where it’s all about the image you have. And I never fit into that ideal of a gay person."
Tags: Health, Life, Lifestyle, Activist, Disabled, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Cerebral Palsy, International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Paddy Smyth


Scientists reveal how DNA damage leads to cancer and hereditary diseases

Scientists revealed how DNA damage influences mutations. Turned out that its contribution to mutagenesis was underestimated and many of the inheritance mutations are caused not by errors in DNA doubling, but by damage to this fragile molecule.
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Prenatal famine exposure may lead to early menopause and premature ovarian failure

Previous studies have demonstrated that fetal malnutrition can lead to adult chronic disorders such as type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease. A new study out of China now suggests that it also can lead to early menopause and premature ovarian failure.
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Arc welding fume is harmful to human health

Working as part of an international group of toxicologists scientists of the Far Eastern Federal University have found that harmful nanoparticles are formed in the process of arc welding using the most common types of electrodes today.
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First baby born to mother with uterus transplanted from deceased woman

The healthy baby girl was born to a 32-year-old woman in Brazil who received a uterus transplant from a deceased woman.It marks the first successful transplant from a deceased donor. A handful of transplants from living donors have proven successful so far.Deceased donations would greatly expand the pool of potential donors, considering it's relatively difficult to find living donors willing to undergo the procedure. None A baby born to a mother who received a uterus transplanted from a deceased...
Tags: Health, Women, Bbc, Medical Research, Innovation, Brazil, Imperial College London, Cleveland Clinic, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, University of São Paulo, Human body, Dani Ejzenberg, MRKH, Srdjan Saso


Vitamin D deficiency associated with increased risk of depression in older adults

A new study by researchers from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing at Trinity College Dublin has shown for the first time in Ireland that a deficiency in vitamin D was associated with a substantial increased risk of depression (+75%) over a four-year follow up period.
Tags: Health, Ireland, Dublin, Trinity College


Men with CKD more likely to experience disease progression and death than women

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have found that men with chronic kidney disease, or CKD, are more likely to experience disease progression and death when compared with women suffering from the same condition.
Tags: Health, Chicago, University Of Illinois


Researchers examine why HIV-infected patients have higher rates of cancer

AIDS patients suffer higher rates of cancer because they have fewer T-cells in their bodies to fight disease. But new research examines why HIV-infected patients have higher rates of cancer--among the leading causes of death among that population--than the general population.
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Plant-based protein foods with meat-like texture

In canteens and supermarkets, plant-based substitute products for chicken escalopes and beef steaks have become standard fare.
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The Sleep Pattern Linked To Better Health

The sleep pattern is linked to eating more healthy foods and having steadier eating patterns. → 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 Fi...
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25% Of Bipolar People Would Keep Condition If They Could Choose (S)

People with bipolar disorder were asked whether they would push a button to get rid the condition. → 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 ...
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Expert Strategies for Taming Your Toddler’s Tantrums

As the parent of a toddler, you are all-too familiar with tantrums. They’re part of the landscape of your day. Maybe they happen at the same time every day. Maybe they feel random. Maybe it’s a bit of both. Either way, they’re exasperating and draining. And they also can be jarring—thanks to your toddler’s seemingly endless ear-splitting sobs and screams. Which, of course, stresses you out even more. Tantrums are actually tough to define. According to Rebecca Schrag Hershberg, PhD, a clinical ...
Tags: Psychology, General, Learning, Parenting, Walmart, Self-help, Toddler, Tantrum, Mental Health And Wellness, Children And Teens, Emotion Regulation, Frances, Emotion Dysregulation, Chid Development, Rebecca Schrag Hershberg, Little House Calls Psychological Services



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