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7 Teas That Will Help To Boost Your Mood

You're reading 7 Teas That Will Help To Boost Your Mood, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. It is always normal to feel a little down and upset when things are not going your way. It’s natural. But did you know that teas are great drinks that will help you improve and boost your mood? Apparently, it is established that teas are very helpful to the body. The benefits that you can...
Tags: Psychology, Relationships, Lifehacks, Health And Fitness, Self Improvement, Joshua, Rooibos, Yerba, Yerba Mate Yerba


Dealing with Anxiety – In Cartoon Form

You're reading Dealing with Anxiety – In Cartoon Form, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Do you ever stay up all night replaying the mistakes you've made or could possibly make? How about struggle over deciding between seemingly identical outfits to wear? GREMLIN GIRL can relate. Gremlin Girl is a brand new animated web series about our inner critic who is often difficult to shut ...
Tags: Psychology, Featured, Depression, Anxiety, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Pickthebrain, Emily Rifkin, Disney TV Animation and Rebecca Warm Groundlings


New study reveals high success rate for hip and knee replacements

After reviewing thousands of case studies going back 25 years across six countries, generalizable survival data is now available for the first time to estimate how long hip and knee replacements are likely to last.
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Lifetime adversity, increased neural processing during trauma combine to intensify core PTSD symptoms

Lifetime adversity and increased neural processing during a traumatic event combine to increase the frequency of intrusive traumatic memories and the distress they cause, according to a new study in Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging.
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FDA warns doctor for illegally marketing unapproved implantable device

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a warning letter to Mark Berman, M.D., of Beverly Hills, California, for illegally marketing an unapproved implantable device, the Pocket Protector, that Dr. Berman claims can prevent and treat a complication of breast implants known as capsular contracture, or tightening of scar tissue.
Tags: Health, Fda, U S Food and Drug Administration, Berman, Beverly Hills California, Mark Berman


Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ “Medicare-for-all” for dummies

Republicans are still in charge of the White House and the Senate, but the "Medicare-for-all" debate is in full swing. Democrats of every stripe are pledging support for a number of variations on the theme of expanding health coverage to all Americans.
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Help me consider surgery options

Should I have a currently relatively elective gallbladder removal surgery or wait and see? What would you do? Background: I've had 1 and probably 2 gallstone attacks. These are extraordinarily painful, and possibly life threatening without medical care. If a stone gets lodged and blocks bile ducts, could create serious liver or pancreas problems, infections, etc. Surgery now while not inflamed is a 2 out of 5 complicated, with low risk of complication and minimal scaring. Totally covered b...
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The clinical and financial life of a pediatrician

Most doctors well into their tenure of medical already have a general idea about how other specialists spend their days (except for radiation oncologists, where no one else knows what they do).  However, as a medical student, I had incredibly limited insight into the variety of means to practice medicine. Even as an attending physician, […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Pediatrics, Physician, PA NP, CRNA


Measles: WHO warns cases have jumped 50%

Falsehoods spread by ‘anti-vax’ movement in part to blame for ‘backsliding’ in progress against potentially deadly illness, experts warnThe World Health Organization has warned that efforts to halt the spread of measles are “backsliding”, with case numbers worldwide surging around 50% last year.The UN health agency pointed to preliminary data showing that the disturbing trend of resurgent measles cases was happening at a global level, including in wealthy nations where vaccination coverage has h...
Tags: Health, Society, World news, Who, World Health Organization, Un, Vaccines and immunisation


Depression prevention for pregnant women and new mothers – new recommendations

At present all new mothers are screened for symptoms of depression and help is provided to those who need care. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force now has urged doctors to screen pregnant women for risks of depression and provide adequate counselling and support to prevent the onset of depression after delivery. The report was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association this week.
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Super gonorrhoea: Why your STI could become untreatable

The challenges facing health workers in the fight against the STI.
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Super gonorrhoea: Why the STI could become untreatable

The challenges facing health workers in the fight against the STI.
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Anesthesia, if limited, can be safe for baby’s brain

While the study can’t answer broader safety questions about repeated or prolonged anesthesia, it may ease the worries of millions of parents whose children have been put under for common procedures.
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Medicare ambulance rides may no longer end up at ER

WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare wants to change how it pays for emergency ambulance services to give seniors more options besides going to a hospital emergency department, officials said Thursday. Other options could include going to an urgent care center, a doctor’s office, or even treatment at home under supervision of a doctor via telehealth links. […]
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In Defense of Valentines Day

Ok, I am the first to admit that this is an unusual plea from a hard-driving, rational physicist turned Venture Capitalist. So, what on Earth am I doing defending this Hallmark Holiday?Indulge me while I make this connection. One of the things that I care about professionally is to future proof startups and equip them with what they need to make their business a resounding success. How do we do that in an environment where odds are 9 out 10 startups fail? And does it have to be this way?There i...
Tags: Startups, News, Entrepreneurship, Love, Oksana, Brendon Burchard, Austin Startups, Valentines-day, Mental-health, Denise What


Anxiety — When You Worry About Worrying

Anticipation is a funny thing. If you are anticipating something fun it can seem like you can’t focus, you might think about it constantly, you might talk about it to anyone who will listen, all with a big smile on your face. Anticipating something stressful, however, can do all of the same things — just without the smile. In this case rather than being excited you are filled with dread over what you think is about to come. But what if you feel that sense of dread all of the time, whether t...
Tags: Psychology, Anxiety, Worry, Anxiety And Panic, Rumination, IBS


Trump gains weight, now considered obese

Gaining four pounds from last year, the president is now carrying 243 pounds on his 6-foot, 3-inch frame. His Body Mass Index is now 30.4, though his personal physician says the 72-year-old "remains in very good health overall."
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Digital Education in Health Professions: The Need for Overarching Evidence Synthesis

Synthesizing evidence from randomized controlled trials of digital health education poses some challenges. These include a lack of clear categorization of digital health education in the literature; constantly evolving concepts, pedagogies, or theories; and a multitude of methods, features, technologies, or delivery settings. The Digital Health Education Collaboration was established to evaluate the evidence on digital education in health professions; inform policymakers, educators, and students...
Tags: Health, Digital Education, PRISMA, Cochrane, Digital Health Education Collaboration


Schizophrenia's surprising link to the gut

For decades, researchers have tried in vain to answer the question: What causes schizophrenia?At the same time, we've developed a growing understanding of how intimately linked the bacteria in our gut and our brains are.New research shows that schizophrenics have vastly different microbiomes, potentially uncovering a cause of — and maybe a future cure to — schizophrenia. None Researchers have tried to pin down what exactly has to happen for schizophrenia to rear its ugly head, but to little avai...
Tags: Psychology, Health, Biology, Innovation, Illness, Microbes, Zheng, Peng Zheng


She was dead: How shame almost ruined a physician’s life

Dear friends— especially my colleagues, I recently failed a class (I have been working on a PhD in psychology) and found myself immobilized and disengaged from life, personal happiness and joy. I actually didn’t even tell my husband, who is my true confidant of my feeling and thoughts, until the following day. I found myself […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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My Mother Is Too Attached to Me and I Don’t Know How to Leave

My mother has always been very controlling so when it came to graduating high school, I was very excited to be going off to college. However, my mother, who insists that she “would rather die than live without” me, continuously threw temper tantrums and complained to every family member possible until I caved and went to a university close to home. For the past 3 1/2 years, I have been commuting back and forth. I felt like I have missed so much of the college experience and have such little free...
Tags: Psychology, School, Family, General, Anxiety, Therapy, Self-esteem, Teen Issues, Personality, Parenting & Children, Emotional Abuse, Autonomy, Manipulation, Mother, Controlling Behavior, Dependence


He taught himself this skill in prison. Now he's using it to brighten the lives of cancer patients

With loving hands and a dainty hook, a craftsman is making the world a little warmer by crocheting colorful caps -- almost as colorful as the tattoos on his muscular forearms.
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Diet Sodas and Juices Are Linked to Higher Stroke Risk, Study Says

The study takes a closer look at artificial sweeteners
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Common weed killer glyphosate increases cancer risk by 41%, study says

Glyphosate, an herbicide that remains the world's most ubiquitous weed killer, raises the cancer risk of those exposed to it by 41%, a new analysis says.
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Flu vaccine doing a relatively good job this season

NEW YORK (AP) — The flu vaccine is doing a relatively good job this season, protecting about half the people who got it, U.S. health officials said Thursday. Preliminary figures suggest the vaccine is 47 percent effective in preventing flu illness severe enough to send someone to the doctor’s office. Health officials are generally pleased […]
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Ex-Colo. Gov. Hickenlooper supports universal health care

HENNIKER, N.H. (AP) — John Hickenlooper, the former Democratic governor of Colorado who’s considering running for president in 2020, says he supports universal health care and thinks the U.S. eventually should provide it. But as other Democrats already in the race endorse “Medicare-for-all,” Hickenlooper says it’s more important now to get behind the general idea […]
Tags: Health, News, Colorado, Nation, Medicare, Henniker, N H AP, John Hickenlooper, Hickenlooper, Colo Gov Hickenlooper


Biotech AI startup Sight Diagnostics gets $27.8M to speed up blood tests

Sight Diagnostics, an Israeli medical devices startup that’s using AI technology to speed up blood testing, has closed a  $27.8 million Series C funding round. The company has built a desktop machine, called OLO, that analyzes cartridges manually loaded with drops of the patient’s blood — performing blood counts in situ. The new funding is led by VC firm Longliv Ventures, also based in Israel, and a member of the multinational conglomerate CK Hutchison Group. Sight Diagnostics said it was aft...
Tags: Health, Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Asia, Europe, UK, Israel, US, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Leukemia, Italy, Food And Drug Administration, Machine Learning, Fda


Scientists shed light on damaging cell effects linked to aging

Some of the damaging cell effects linked to aging could be prevented by manipulating tiny parts of cells, a study shows.
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Low FODMAP diet reduces stomach issues caused by exercise

Research indicates that cutting out specific foods can alleviate the gastrointestinal issues some people experience when they exercise, with over two-thirds of people involved in a new study reporting an improvement.
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$4.1 million funding for heart research on Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is a time to celebrate love and romance, but the holiday has also become an opportunity to promote heart health, a tradition that continues as Clemson University bioengineers announce the launch of two separate research projects.
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