Therapy And Wellness News

Achieving National HIV/AIDS Strategy targets would save lives, be cost effective
An analysis led by a team of Massachusetts General Hospital MGH investigators shows that achieving the treatment targets of the National HIV AIDS Strategy NHAS by 2020 not only would prevent hundreds of thousands of new infections and deaths but also would demonstrate excellent value. Their study published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases , finds that meeting the NHAS goals - 90 percent of HI ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Sep 28
Women with suspected HPV adverse effects more often suffered from psychiatric ...
New research from Aarhus University shows that women who are referred to an HPV centre more often have had psychiatric medicine prescribed or been hospitalised for psychiatric conditions up to five years before they received the vaccine. Research from Aarhus University shows that 29 per cent of the referred women over the age of 18 have been prescribed psychiatric medicine during the five-year per ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Sep 28
Delayed diagnosis, not gender, affects women's treatment for heart disease
Chicago, September 28, 2017 - Women with heart disease typically receive less complete surgical revascularization with arterial grafts than men do, but not because of gender bias. Instead, factors such as delayed diagnosis of coronary artery disease CAD in women may contribute to the differences in treatment, according to a new study published online today in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery . It ap ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Sep 28
Study suggests an answer to young people's persistent sleep problems
A collaborative research project involving James Cook University and the University of Queensland indicates high rates of sleep problems continuing through teenage years and into early adulthood - but also suggests a natural remedy. Dr. Yaqoot Fatima from JCU s Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health was associated with a study that tracked more than 3600 people from the age of 14 until they ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Sep 28
Researchers identify intriguing link between sleep, cognition and schizophrenia
More than 3.2 million Americans suffer from schizophrenia about 100,000 people are newly diagnosed every year. The disease includes a wide range of symptoms including visual and auditory hallucinations, cognitive problems and motivational issues. A key issue with the disease, and one that gets less attention than other symptoms, is cognitive problems. Many with the disease have trouble with learni ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Sep 28
Expectant mother's elevated blood pressure raises child's risk of obesity
WASHINGTON--When expectant mothers have elevated blood pressure during pregnancy, it may raise their children s risk of developing childhood obesity, according to a study published in the Endocrine Society s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology Metabolism . Childhood obesity has become an international public health problem. An estimated 42 million children ages 5 and younger met the criteria for hav ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Sep 28
Researchers uncover the source of diabetic pain
A new King s College London study reveals the molecular basis of chronic nerve pain in diabetes. The findings in mice, published today in Science Translational Medicine , could one day lead to treatments which target the source of the pain. Around one in four people with diabetes develop a chronic pain condition induced by nerve damage, called painful diabetic neuropathy PDN , due to high blood su ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Sep 28
Surviving Suicidality
Today is my birthday. Thinking back over my life, I remember that 20 years ago, on September 27, 1997, I was settling into a small seaside cottage in Long Beach, California. The tiny bungalow, one of a group of six located four blocks from the shore, had been built for young movie actresses starlets breaking into the new industry in the 1930s. I hoped to absorb some starlet energy from my new home ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Sep 27
The Kneeling Anthem Seen as a Ritual "Failure"
Trump s response to kneeling This time last year, a group of NFL players took the field and knelt in solidarity during the pre-game s National Anthem. As a result, they experienced the wrath of Kate Upton this season it s the ire of Donald Trump . From supermodel to POTUS, the controversy appears to have gained some traction. Trump has been very vocal over the past few days, expressing his moral i ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Sep 27
Mindfulness and Peacemaking, Part 1
Part 1 of 2 Like many people I meet, I often find myself awash these days in feelings of anger , despair, and overwhelm as reactions to the news of the day, and the constant drumbeat of media coverage and commentary about the mass of pain and suffering on our planet. I frequently notice arising within me angry urges for arguing with, striking out, or even going to war, with someone or something. A ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Sep 27
How Can People Become More Creative in Their Everyday Lives?
The gifted amateur as a heroic innovator is one of the great American myths. Stories about Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Edison, and even Steve Jobs conveniently overlook their unique brilliance and years of experience. If anyone could do it, they would. We learn by doing and all learning is developmental. The same holds true for creative brainstorming. Research on creative thinking gives us three sim ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Sep 27
Who's in Charge, Your Mind or Your Brain?
x Authors David Ropeik MSJ, Keith Welker Ph.D, Kathleen Casto, Ph.D, Robert Sapolsky, Ph.D, Steven Pinker Phd First author is solely responsible for the foolishness that follows. ABSTRACT Changes in levels of testosterone and cortisol, hormones associated with aggression and stress , occur in fans attending sporting events in response to how well or poorly the team they are rooting for is doing. T ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Sep 27
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