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Fear: The Enemy From Within

You're reading Fear: The Enemy From Within, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Have you ever found yourself living under the bondage of fear in all spheres of your life? Then this article is a must-read resource. By the way, I was a victim of self-induced fear for over 20 years. To be precise fear made me lose two of my well-paying jobs. I could not express myself. I remember how I...
Tags: Psychology, Facebook, Featured, Confidence, Fear, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Self Confidence, Pickthebrain, Personal Power


Research illuminates abilities of ADAR1 to ‘hyper-mutate’ tumor suppressor RNAs in leukemia

Writing in the January 3 issue of Cancer Cell, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that detection of "copy editing" by a stem cell enzyme called ADAR1, which is active in more than 20 tumor types, may provide a kind of molecular radar for early detection of malignancies and represent a new therapeutic target for preventing cancer cell resistance to chemotherapy and radiation.
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Madras HC stays ban on e-pharmas; wait and watch game for regulation

The Madras HC, on January 2, has stayed an earlier order which banned the online sale of medicines until further notice, saying that patients would be affected if sales were banned suddenly. A division bench of Justice M Sathyanarayanan and Justice P Rajamanickam granted the interim stay. Why... ...
Tags: Travel, Health, Mobile, News, Justice, Internet, Policy, Regulation, Practo, Madras, Madras High Court, Medlife, 1mg, Online pharmacy, Madras HC, E-pharmacy


Researchers shed new light on the body's largest cell receptor

A giant toadstool that swallow up vitamins and nutrients. This is how the receptor, which e.g. absorbs B12 vitamin, looks. For the first time, researchers have an insight into a biology which has survived millions of years.
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Researchers develop new method of analysis to map cellular locations of proteins

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet and SciLifeLab have developed a new method of analysis that maps the location of proteins in the cell. The information has been compiled in a database that is accessible to researchers around the world.
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What’s barbaric in medicine?

Late one evening, I received a text from my oldest daughter. “What in medicine, that we do now, will we think is barbaric in 50 years?” Wow. They play more provocative bar games now than they played when I was in my 20s. I promptly texted back my knee-jerk response: “chemotherapy.” As we are on […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Education, PA NP, Oncology/Hematology, CRNA


Breath analyser could soon help detect cancer

UK researchers have developed a new breath analyser device called the Breath Biopsy device. This could help diagnose cancer.
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Depression in girls linked to higher use of social media

Research suggests link between social media use and depressive symptoms was stronger for girls compared with boysGirls’ much-higher rate of depression than boys is closely linked to the greater time they spend on social media, and online bullying and poor sleep are the main culprits for their low mood, new research reveals.As many as three-quarters of 14-year-old girls who suffer from depression also have low self-esteem, are unhappy with how they look and sleep for seven hours or less each nigh...
Tags: Health, Media, Children, Social Media, Society, UK News, Mental Health, Digital Media


A tale about the inside: violent human rights violations from a typical stay in an American psych ward

Editor’s note (Monica Cassani):  oddly enough, I too had a brief stay in Ridgeview 15 years ago in which much the same abuse played out. I also entered voluntarily and 5 hours later I asked to leave and they wouldn’t let me go at which point it became a forced incarceration, just like it did for Chris. […]
Tags: Health, Mental, Mental Health, Infertility, Chris, Ridgeview, Monica Cassani, Psychiatric Abuse


Mediterranean diet is the best diet there is

Diets come and go and have their time in the trending list. The U.S. News and World Report has however confirmed that the healthiest diet at present is the Mediterranean diet.
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Why Therapy Didn’t Work for Me

When I was 16 years old, I had a metabolism that was to die for. I could eat anything I wanted, whenever I wanted to, and was always hungry, which led to developing an undesirable habit of snacking at 3 a.m. My parents saw the litter of dishes and snack wrappers in my room that I had been too lazy and tired to clean up before crashing back into bed and wrongfully concluded that I was closet bingeing. Coupled with my string bean frame, they were concerned enough to book an appointment with a th...
Tags: Psychology, Habits, Personal, Treatment, Eating Disorders, Anorexia, Eating Disorder, Psychotherapy, Therapeutic Alliance, Bulimia, Iris, Binge Eating, Adolescence, Janet, Janet Janet


Technical Support by Smart Glasses During a Mass Casualty Incident: A Randomized Controlled Simulation Trial on Technically Assisted Triage and Telemedical App Use in Disaster Medicine

Background: To treat many patients despite lacking personnel resources, triage is important in disaster medicine. Various triage algorithms help but often are used incorrectly or not at all. One potential problem-solving approach is to support triage with Smart Glasses. Objective: In this study, augmented reality was used to display a triage algorithm and telemedicine assistance was enabled to compare the duration and quality of triage with a conventional one. Methods: A specific Android app was...
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Sequencing the DNA of Newborns Uncovered Hidden Disease Risks and a Whole Lot of Tricky Issues

In the not-too-distant future, it will be possible to get a complete readout of a person’s genetics with ease, even right after they’re born. A new study published Thursday offers a glimpse of what that future could look, suggesting many children are born with genetic conditions that can’t be found with current…Read more...
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Use of In-Game Rewards to Motivate Daily Self-Report Compliance: Randomized Controlled Trial

Background: Encouraging individuals to report daily information such as unpleasant disease symptoms, daily activities and behaviors, or aspects of their physical and emotional state is difficult but necessary for many studies and clinical trials that rely on patient-reported data as primary outcomes. Use of paper diaries is the traditional method of completing daily diaries, but digital surveys are becoming the new standard because of their increased compliance; however, they still fall short of...
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Why Do I Lack Empathy/Compassion?

I notice that I have a real issue genuinely feeling for others. A coworker tells me she has to go somewhere for her cancer and I fake compassion, but I don’t think I actually care. Another coworker has someone dying in the hospital, all day she complains about being tired, and all I wanna do is tell her that nobody cares about her problems and to shut up. I feel in the workplace that you shouldn’t discuss personal issues and complain so much about them because you’re there for work. When i see a...
Tags: Psychology, General, Relationships, Compassion, Empathy, Anxiety, Self-esteem, Personality, Loving Kindness


Where to Go When You Don't Have a PCP

If you’re an adult who does everything you’re supposed to do, when you’re supposed to do it, then surely you have a primary care physician in your phone’s contacts. You’ve met this person, seen them for well visits, and they have all your medical records so you can call them and get prescriptions and advice at a…Read more...
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What do you do when all else fails with a patient?

“Does a rock float on water?” I asked the haggard woman lying in the ICU bed. I was an intern, in the first rotation of my medical residency, and Mrs. Jones had been my ICU team’s patient for the past week. Over that time, she’d looked more and more uncomfortable, constantly gesturing for her breathing […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Mrs Jones, Physician, PA NP, Hospital-Based Medicine, Oncology/Hematology, CRNA


yahoo lifestyle interviewed me in April 2018 — the article is up today… (In recovery — from antidepressants)

I did emphasize the fact that all psych meds have withdrawal issues. Unfortunately this article, like most that hit the mainstream don't do much to acknowledge that reality. Still, it's always good to see coverage of this sort out there.  Laura Delano and Kelly Brogan are also quoted. Yay, us. We've all been at this for a long time and it's good to see our work being recognized. 
Tags: Health, Infertility, Antidepressants, SSRI, Psychiatric Medications, Psychiatric Drug Withdrawal, Psychiatric Abuse, Laura Delano, Kelly Brogan


Bulldogs' screw tails linked to rare inherited syndrome in humans

With their small size, stubby faces and wide-set eyes, bulldogs, French bulldogs and Boston terriers are among the most popular of domestic dog breeds. Now researchers at the University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine have found the genetic basis for these dogs' appearance, and linked it to a rare inherited syndrome in humans.
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Ask us anything!

This week, KHN's "What the Health?" panelists answered questions submitted by listeners.
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Identifying risk factors linked to teen partner rape

If teen partner rape could be predicted, it could be better prevented. Social scientists from Michigan State University are helping close that gap by identifying risk factors linked to sexual violence in young women's first relationships in life.
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New technique using microneedles may mean rapid diagnoses of major illnesses

When people are in the early stages of an undiagnosed disease, immediate tests that lead to treatment are the best first steps. But a blood draw -- usually performed by a medical professional armed with an uncomfortably large needle -- might not be quickest, least painful or most effective method, according to new research.
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First surgery in the U.S. to implant device for knee osteoarthritis

Surgeons at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are the first in the U.S. to implant a new device designed to relieve knee pain and help people with osteoarthritis prevent or delay knee replacements.
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Fruit fly study sheds light on the evolution of metabolism

Diet choice of animal species is highly variable. Some are specialists feeding only on one food source, such as a sugar-rich fruit or protein-rich meat. Other species, like humans, are generalists that can feed on different kinds of food sources.
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Woman arrested over fatal injections served 2 prison terms

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City woman accused of killing a patient at an illegal cosmetic surgery clinic has previously served two prison terms for unlicensed silicone injections. The New York Times reports that 44-year-old Whalesca Castillo served a year in prison in 2011 and nine months in 2014 on charges relating to […]
Tags: Health, New York, News, New York City, Ap, Nation, New York Times, Whalesca Castillo


“Romansturbation” is a hot new craze among millennials seeking solo sexy time

More and more millennials are engaging in "romansturbation".
Tags: Health, Romance, Sex, Life, Lifestyle, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Self-love, Romansturbation


New medications provide better treatment for alcohol use disorders, chronic pain, mood disorders

Helping people with addictions has become a research passion for Purdue University's Richard van Rijn, who is leading a team to make drug discoveries to support millions around the world dealing with alcohol use disorders, chronic pain and mood disorders.
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Alterations in brain networks contribute to cognitive dysfunction in psychiatric disorders

Psychiatric disorders share common alterations of functional connectivity between three core brain networks involved in cognition, according to a meta-analysis published in Biological Psychiatry.
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Jerry Falwell is Wrong About the Poor

There are several head scratching quotes from Jerry Falwell, Jr. in his New Year’s Day interview with Joe Heims in the Washington Post. One such quote which caught my eye is this: Why have Americans been able to do more to help people in need around the world than any other country in history? It’s because of free enterprise, freedom, ingenuity, entrepreneurism and wealth. A poor person never gave anyone a job. A poor person never gave anybody charity, not of any real volume. It’s just common se...
Tags: Health, Washington, Britain, United States, Jesus, Christian, Infertility, Indiana University, Liberty University, Jerry Falwell, Jerry Falwell Jr, Falwell, Falwell Jr, Sun Myung Moon, Joe Heims, Indiana U methodology However


15 Simple Ways to Simplify Your Life

Simplifying one’s life can seem complicated. It can feel overwhelming, especially if you own a lot of stuff and your calendar is crammed with commitments. Where do you start? What the heck do you exactly do? What does simplifying even really look like? At its core, simplifying is making more time for the things that truly matter to us, said Rachel Jonat, who writes about simplicity and minimalism on her website The Minimalist Mom. “That means realigning how you spend your time, money, energy an...
Tags: Psychology, General, Organization, Relationships, Habits, Happiness, Stress, Self-help, New Year's, Mental Health And Wellness, Murphy, Carver, Landis, Astor, Minimalism, Megan Murphy



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