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New study finds financial incentives to help pregnant women stop smoking are h...
The scientific journal Addiction has today published the first cost-effectiveness analysis of financial incentives to help pregnant women stop smoking. The report found that financial incentives are highly cost-effective, with an incremental cost-effectiveness ratio ICER of pound 482 734 per quality-adjusted life year QALY , which is well below recommended thresholds in high income countries. Smok ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Nov 12
Too Few Psychiatric Patients Screened for Diabetes: Study
Despite guidelines, diabetes screening rates are low among adults with severe mental illness who take antipsychotic medications, researchers find. In a new California study, fewer than one-third of mental health patients were screened for type 2 diabetes, despite an elevated risk for the disorder, the researchers reported in the Nov. 9 online edition of the journal JAMA Internal Medicine . Treatme ...
Healthday - Thu. Nov 12
Computer-Based Psychotherapy Not as Effective as Standard Care
Computer-assisted cognitive behavioral therapy probably won t replace standard person-to-person therapy any time soon, new research suggests. The British study found that people did not follow through on computer-assisted therapy. Fewer than one in five completed six computer sessions, the researchers reported. Cognitive behavioral therapy -- a form of talk therapy -- is an effective treatment for ...
Healthday - Thu. Nov 12
Mom's favorite child more likely to be depressed
If you have siblings, you are likely to have had the ongoing debate about who is mom s favorite. But according to a new study, winning that title is not necessarily a good thing it may increase the risk for depression.
Medical News Today - Wed. Nov 11
Are School Shooters Running Amok?
This post was written by Lawrence T. White. When I read Malcolm Gladwell s excellent article in The New Yorker about school shooters, I was struck by the numerous parallels between school shootings in the United States and a Southeast Asian variety of sudden mass assault running amok. Amok is a Malay word that means furious charge of homicidal intent. Running amok is a kind of killing spree that i ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Nov 11
Study finds sexually transmitted infection affecting up to 1 percent of the po...
A new study strengthens growing evidence that Mycoplasma genitalium MG is a sexually transmitted infection STI . The findings are recently published in the International Journal of Epidemiology . Analyses of over 4500 of urine samples from Britain s third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles Natsal-3 showed that MG was prevalent in up to 1 of the general population aged 16-44, who ha ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Nov 11
Elderly with dementia, diabetes and kidney problems risk dehydration
One in every five older people living in UK care homes has dehydration, suggesting that they are not drinking enough to keep themselves healthy. Those with dementia, diabetes and kidney problems are at most risk of dehydration - according to research from the University of East Anglia. Older people are particularly at risk of water-loss dehydration - which is caused by not drinking enough fluid. I ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Nov 11
3 Ways to Enjoy (Pretty Much) Any Experience More
My wife and I faced a dilemma. A couple of years ago, a new restaurant opened in our neighborhood. Its food is utterly delicious, with locally sourced ingredients, and a creative, whimsical menu. Its service is warm and friendly, and it has reasonable prices. Where restaurants are concerned, it really is the complete package, or so we think. Soon we were stopping in virtually every week, spending ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Nov 11
Starbucks and the Real War on Christmas
The latest incarnation of The War on Christmas is allegedly the decision by Starbucks to go with plain red holiday cups this year, in order to be more inclusive with respect to their customer base. Starbucks vice president of design and content explains, This year we wanted to usher in the holidays with a purity of design that welcomes all of our stories. Apparently a few want only their story to ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Nov 11
Pauline Black and the Art of Confrontation
Mindless confusion makes me mad. They Make Me Mad by The Selecter Pauline Black is considered by many to be the Queen of Ska.
Psychology Today - Wed. Nov 11
Kitchen utensils can spread bacteria between foods, UGA study finds
Griffin, Ga. - In a recent study funded by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, University of Georgia researchers found that produce that contained bacteria would contaminate other produce items through the continued use of knives or graters--the bacteria would latch on to the utensils commonly found in consumers homes and spread to the next item. Unfortunately, many consumers are unaware that u ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Nov 11
Virginia Tech shooting has lessons for strengthening college mental health ser...
November 10, 2015 - As the nation reels from another mass shooting on a college campus, analysis of the 2007 attack at Virginia Tech University highlights the need for comprehensive and coordinated mental health services on college campuses, according to a paper in the November December issue of Harvard Review of Psychiatry . The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer . The Virginia Tech shooting ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Nov 11
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