Therapy And Wellness News

Joint European, U.S. Statement Issued on Insulin Pump Safety
WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 HealthDay News -- Modern insulin pump technologies could be further improved by adopting a more rigorous, standardized, and transparent approach to safety, according to a joint scientific statement from the European Association for the Study of Diabetes and the American Diabetes Association. The statement was published online March 16 in Diabetes Care . Lutz Heinemann, Ph ...
MentalHelp.net - Wed. Sep 6
Cardiovascular Screening in Men With ED Could Save Billions
WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 HealthDay News -- Screening men presenting with erectile dysfunction ED for cardiovascular disease CVD risk factors can potentially cut future cardiovascular events and save billions of dollars over 20 years, according to a study published online March 2 in The Journal of Sexual Medicine . Alexander W. Pastuszak, M.D., Ph.D., from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston ...
MentalHelp.net - Wed. Sep 6
WBC, Neutrophil Counts Predict Stroke Risk in Older Asian Men
WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 HealthDay News -- Higher total white blood cell WBC and neutrophil counts are independent predictors of stroke in older Japanese-American men, according to a study published online March 4 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society . Ji Young Huh, M.D., from the University of Hawaii in Honolulu, and colleagues examined the correlation between total and differential ...
MentalHelp.net - Wed. Sep 6
Rapid-Onset Bacterial Infection Reported After Laser Treatment
WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 HealthDay News -- Rapid-onset bacterial infections can occur after non-ablative fractional resurfacing with 1,550 1,927 nm laser, according to a case series published in the February issue of Lasers in Surgery and Medicine . Noting that non-ablative fractional laser procedures are considered minimally invasive with a high safety profile, Lisa Y. Xu, M.D., from Johns Hopki ...
MentalHelp.net - Wed. Sep 6
C-Reactive Protein Independent Prognostic Marker in Melanoma
WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 HealthDay News -- C-reactive protein CRP levels are an independent prognostic marker in melanoma, according to a study published online March 16 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology . Shenying Fang, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, and colleagues examined the correlation between CRP and survival in patients with melanoma. CRP ...
MentalHelp.net - Wed. Sep 6
Pressured speech in bipolar disorder: Symptoms and causes
Pressured speech is a symptom of several mental health conditions. Bipolar disorder is one of the more common disorders that includes pressured speech among its symptom.
Medical News Today - Tue. Sep 5
Bipolar disorder in children: Risk factors and symptoms
Bipolar disorder is a mental illness characterized by extreme swings in mood and thought. A person with bipolar disorder swings between periods of mania or less severe hypomania and depression.
Medical News Today - Tue. Sep 5
I Can't Afford That
In my psychotherapy practice, I have worked with people who run the gamut from exceptionally wealthy to those who can barely survive on their very limited resources. The subject of money and its role in peoples lives comes up frequently in sessions and in a variety of ways, aside from the issue of the fee for the therapy itself. With individuals, the concerns tend to center around the cost of livi ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Sep 5
Anxiety Makes Us Perform Better
Peak mental performance A question on the mind of every innovator, founder, and leader is How can I reach my peak mental performance We are obsessed with following the stories of the world s top performers in hopes that by getting a glimpse of their life a little piece of greatness will rub off. The Tim Ferriss Show , a podcast that interviews world-class performers, is a perfect example of this o ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Sep 5
When Relationships Fall Apart
Co-authored by Lisa Blair, M.A. and David Bedrick, J.D. Every relationship has two handshakes one above the table and one below. The first handshake is a conscious agreement between the two people, saying We re going to support each other, care for each other s needs, listen to and accommodate each other, and compromise when we need to. These are important agreements, however they are limited. As ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Sep 5
Physical Health and the Wellness Wheel
This guest blog was authored by Tim Henriques, who is the Director of the National Personal Training Institute - the school for people who wish to become personal trainers. He is the author of two books, NPTI s Fundamentals of Fitness and Personal Training and All About Powerlifting as well as numerous articles about health and fitness. He is a dad, teacher, lifter, author, trainer, coach, and a D ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Sep 5
Why Do Humans Make Art?
One area of the human experience that seems not to have parallels out in nature is the arts. It is difficult to conceive of a pigeon Picasso or a baboon Botticelli. Indeed, only a few animal species have even the faintest hints of the beginning of culture. Without culture, there really can t be art, as we know it, because art cannot exist separate from culture. Art reflects culture, transmits cult ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Sep 5
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