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Researchers use integrated data analysis to classify liver cancer

Liver cancer remains a major problem in healthcare globally, being the second most common cause of cancer-related death globally.
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Opioid overdose epidemic likely to increase in the U.S in coming years

A study from investigators at the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Technology Assessment projects that the opioid overdose epidemic in the U.S. is likely to increase in coming years, and that measures based on restricting access to prescription opioids will have a minimal impact in reducing overdose deaths.
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"Vaccines distributed in Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana causing infections"

Quote: The vaccine you received for the flu, whooping cough or hepatitis A might not work. And on top of that, it might have actually infected you. https://local12.com/news/local/conta...eDNzbqYLbHykcA
Tags: Health, Indiana, Weapon, Fitness and First Aid, Kentucky Ohio


A new approach towards future treatment of diabetes

It is said that the eyes are the window to the soul, but they may also open the door for discovering new ways to achieve immune tolerance to transplanted islets in type 1 diabetes, according to research from the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
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RhoE protein plays key role in the development of nervous system

Researchers have revealed the key role of the RhoE protein in essential processes for the development of the central nervous system, such as myelination.
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Study identifies master regulator that maintains healthy gut, limits damage by parasitic whipworms

A new study has identified the master regulator that maintains a healthy gut and limits damage by parasitic whipworms.
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Cancer among Israeli men on the decline says report

According to a report from the Israel Cancer Association yesterday (3rd February 2019), there has been a significant fall in the number of Israeli men getting cancers over that last decade.
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Breakfast not the most important meal for weight loss

A new study has busted the common belief that breakfast is the most important meal of the day for people trying to lose weight.
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Breast cancer risk highest two decades after childbirth finds study

According to new research, women are at a highest risk of breast cancer, more than two decades after having given birth. This finding comes along with another in a separate study that reveals that breast cancers occurring after childbirth are more likely to spread compared to breast cancers in women who never had children.
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Which countries eat the most meat?

Many in the West say they are trying to cut down on meat, but the reality is a different story.
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Greece, 10 Years Into Economic Crisis, Counts the Cost to Mental Health

Depression and suicide rates rose alarmingly during the debt crisis as the country cut wages and health services and increased taxes.
Tags: News, Greece, Mental Health, Hospitals, Unemployment, Shortages, Politics And Government, Recession and Depression, Suicides and Suicide Attempts, European Sovereign Debt Crisis (2010-, Mental Health and Disorders, Psychiatry and Psychiatrists


Spotify, eBay set standard for fertility benefits, study finds

The technology sector awards women and same-sex couples the most comprehensive fertility benefit packages, according to a survey by FertilityIQ, an online platform for fertility patients to review doctors and research treatments. The company asked 30,000 in vitro fertilisation (IVF) patients across industries about their employers’ — or their spouse’s employer’s’ — 2019 fertility treatment policy, and allocated points based on their support for IVF procedures and egg freezing, among other servic...
Tags: Apple, Health, Startups, Facebook, Spotify, Pinterest, Ebay, Insurance, Tech, Fertility, Vice Media, Silicon Valley, Sequoia Capital, Anderson, Armour, Analog Devices


Why You Must Mentally Connect to Your Physical Movements

In the world of behavior change, the first step in creating any kind of lasting shift in your life is to know why it matters to you. The new year has officially dawned. As we look ahead into the days and months ahead, it’s natural to consider what we want to do with them. Perhaps getting healthier or feeling better is on your list. You may have even gone a step further and decided this would be the year you would exercise regularly. Before you jump into any kind of exercise program, it’s good to...
Tags: Psychology, Fitness, Brain, Exercise, Dementia, Healthy, Publishers, Brain And Behavior, Behavior Changes, Spirituality & Health, Cognitive Decline, Exercise & Fitness


5 Things A Mother Can Do For Her Addicted Child

You didn’t sign up for this. It’s every mother’s worst nightmare. Your pride and joy is an alcoholic or a drug addict. It’s the end of the world – or is it? No, it’s your time to show what you’re made of. When you became a mother you dreamed of all the beautiful moments you and your child were going to have together. From the first steps and the first words to school days, finding out what they’re good at and nurturing them, to make them the best they can be. Well guess what:...
Tags: Health, Fashion, Parenting, California, Addict, Colombia, Addiction, Shakespeare, Rehab, Parenting Tips, Drug Addiction, Parenting Advice, Parenting Talk


Soft pill to track the insides of the stomach developed

Engineers from MIT have successfully developed a soft pill that is indigestible. Once ingested it swells within the stomach and becomes a soft ping pong ball that can stay within the stomach for a long period of time.
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The measles outbreak, media imagery, and the thoughtful focus of fear

A rapidly escalating measles outbreak near Portland, OR has led local health officials to declare a public health emergency, with 44 confirmed cases, almost all in unimmunized children, almost all of them in unimmunized children. Meanwhile, New York and New Jersey have been facing a similar crisis over the past few months, with over 200 […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, New York, New Jersey, Mainstream Media, Portland OR, Pediatrics, Conditions, PA NP, CRNA


I Need to Learn How to Work with My Daughter Better

I need to work more closely with my 25 years daughter with Down Syndrome on how to live based on discipline. Her name is Sanaz. She grows up with my old mother which we all learned how to serve and take care of my daughter. We had a renovation at our apartment and I am planning to start fresh and help my daughter to be more independent. She needs to learn the routine for her first needs in life. On the other hand, I never learned how to be disciplined and have a hard time to adjust my approach. ...
Tags: Psychology, Family, General, Parenting, Personality, Parenting & Children, Special Needs, Young Adulthood, Sanaz


Changed Supreme Court weighing Louisiana abortion clinic law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The outcome of a fight over a Louisiana law regulating abortion providers could signal whether a fortified conservative majority on the Supreme Court is willing to cut back on abortion rights. The high court is expected to decide in the next few days whether the state can begin enforcing a law requiring […]
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The long battle against infectious diseases | Letters

Readers respond to a recent article and letter published in the GuardianI would like to clarify that, contrary to your article (The microbes are fighting back, and if anyone thinks there is a simple solution, they are wrong, 25 January), a few decades ago precisely no one in drug discovery thought that the war against infectious diseases had been won. Sir Alexander Fleming, who first discovered antibiotics, warned of microbial resistance and it has been known about ever since.The reason drug com...
Tags: Health, Science, London, Biology, China, Society, World news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, People in science, Antibiotics, Alexander Fleming, Dominic PyeResearch


What Marie Kondo can teach us about physician burnout

It seems you can’t open a magazine or surf the web these days without reading about Marie Kondo, the author of the New York Times bestseller, The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up. Kondo has attained a cult-like status for her ability to help people improve their lives by radically reducing their stuff, and her […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, New York Times, Practice Management, Marie Kondo, Kondo, Physician, PA NP, CRNA


30 Healing Quotes on Self-Forgiveness

Just as mantras are helpful for me to process emotions, so are quotes. I often turn to them for wisdom and inspiration. The following sound bytes have been especially helpful in trying to learn how to forgive myself. Like most people I know, I judge my own indiscretions with a different standard than those of others. While I can often separate the kindness of a loved one from the wrong she did, I make no such distinction for myself. I become my mistake. The words of the following writers, phil...
Tags: Psychology, Self-help, Self-esteem, Spirituality, Mcgill, Forgiveness, Maya Angelou, Perfectionism, Self-compassion, Mental Health And Wellness, Motivation And Inspiration, Inspiration & Hope, Inspirational Quotes, Buddha, Rumi, Tara Brach


How To Make Your Brain 20 Years Younger (M)

This can benefit adults of any age. → There is now a small membership fee for accessing some articles. Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month. → Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: 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 Changing What You Do
Tags: Psychology, Dementia, Jeremy Dean, Subscribers-only


The Simple Techniques That Double Weight Loss

Following this advice could mean losing 20 pounds more. → There is now a small membership fee for accessing some articles. Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month. → Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: 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 Changing What You Do
Tags: Psychology, Weight Loss, Jeremy Dean


Momentum founders push benefits of NHS-style healthcare in US

Emma Rees and Adam Klug seek British volunteers to back free healthcare campaignTwo of the founders of the leftwing pressure group Momentum are to launch a campaign asking British volunteers to back a campaign for free healthcare in the US by telling Americans about the benefits of the NHS.The idea is to sign up activists who are prepared to talk up the British healthcare system as a good example of how a campaign such as “National Medicare For All” in the US would work. It comes as part of a ca...
Tags: Health, Politics, US, America, Society, UK News, World news, US news, NHS, Labour, National Nurses United, Momentum, Emma Rees, Adam Klug


SURPRISE! WOMEN OVER 40 GOT PREGNANT OUT OF NOWHERE

It's not a big surprise to me that many women get pregnant by surprise over the age of 40.  As a matter of fact, the rate of unintended pregnancies in women over 40 is second only to teenagers.  Many of these women aren't always happy with the news and some of these pregnancies are terminated.  But if you are trying to conceive, this may provide some encouragement.  Women over 40 can actually be very fertile given the right circumstances.  The media focuses so much on how fertility declin...
Tags: Health, Infertility, Sarah, Monty, Sandy Robertson, Sarah Munro


Psychologists find that adults take girls' pain less seriously

From Science Daily 01/25/19 Gender stereotypes can hurt children -- quite literally.  When asked to assess how much pain a child is experiencing based on the observation of identical reactions to a finger-stick, American adults believe boys to be in more pain than girls, according to a new Yale study in the  Journal of Pediatric Psychology .  The researchers attribute this downgrading of the pain of girls and/or upgrading of the pain of boys to culturally ingrained, and sci...
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Is it helpful to talk about past abuse?

Question: Is it helpful to go back and talk about past abuse?Answer: It is to identify the trauma that occured so that the thoughts and feelings about it can be managed. Dr. Freud, the father of psychoanalysis, said that you can either talk it out or act it out. Children act things out all the time and their parents tell them, "Stop crying and use your words."Once the trauma has been identified strategies have to be developed to manage it to diminish or eliminate the influence that it has on on...
Tags: Health, Trauma, Infertility, Freud, David G Markham


Mindfulness Matters in Marriage — and Roller-Skating

Are you are wondering what marriage and roller-skating have in common? Roller-skating is only for kids, right? No. And married people are adults? Most of the time, but not always.  I’ve been roller-skating for decades as an adult. In my personal life and in my work as a therapist, I’ve noticed that no matter how mature we’ve become, a child inside of us often surfaces. A few months ago, I had an awful skating accident. I lost my balance and fell on my back. This happened because I’d lost my ...
Tags: Psychology, Marriage, Relationships, Communication, Mindfulness, Intimacy, Marriage And Divorce, Couples Therapy, Nora, Marriage Meetings for Lasting Love


How one insurer’s mistake wrecked a practice’s quality score

To do the math right, you have to get your numerator and denominator correct, or else things just don’t work. Recently, in the midst of a large patient safety and quality improvement project trying to bridge gaps in breast cancer screening among our patients, we discovered that one of the large databases of patients who […] 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, Public Health & Policy, CRNA


How to change the minds of climate deniers

Recent polls have found the number of people who believe climate change is real has jumped. What convinced them?For some people, the awakening comes in science class.In the Reddit thread titled “Former climate change deniers, what changed your mind?” the most popular comment comes from chucklesthe2nd (probably not his real name). Chuck, as we’ll call him, essentially inherited his dad’s views on climate change. Continue reading...
Tags: Psychology, Chuck, Climate Change, Environment, US news, Reddit



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