Therapy And Wellness News

Common tactics for health promotion at work may be detrimental to employees wi...
Workplace health promotion programs that encourage employees to take responsibility for their own weight may have detrimental effects for employees with obesity, reveals a new study. These range from feeling increasingly responsible for their weight but perceiving they have less control over it, to increased workplace weight stigma and discrimination. Ironically, these effects could even lead to i ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 26
Largest pediatric study shows obesity increases asthma risk in children
ORLANDO November 26, 2018 - Ten percent of pediatric asthma cases could be avoided if childhood obesity were eliminated, according to research led by Nemours Children s Health System. The research, published today in Pediatrics , the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, reported on the analysis of medical records of more than 500,000 children. The study is among the first to use the reso ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 26
Weight likely cause for one-fourth of asthma cases in kids with obesity
DURHAM, N.C. - A study including health data for more than 500,000 children in the U.S. suggests obesity might be to blame for about a quarter 23 to 27 percent of asthma in children who are obese. This could mean about 10 percent of all kids ages 2 to 17 with asthma -- almost 1 million children in the U.S. -- might have avoided the illness by maintaining a healthy weight, according to researchers ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 26
How common are eating disorders in young children?
Bottom Line The frequency of eating disorder diagnoses was low among U.S. children ages 9 to 10 in an analysis of data from another study. Across all eating disorder diagnoses, the overall frequency was 1.4 percent with no significant differences between girls and boys in a nationally representative group of 4,500 children 9 to 10 years old. The authors suggest sex differences in eating disorders ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 26
Insufficient sleep in children is associated with poor diet, obesity and more ...
DARIEN, IL - A new study conducted among more than 177,000 students suggests that insufficient sleep duration is associated with an unhealthy lifestyle profile among children and adolescents. Results show that insufficient sleep duration was associated with unhealthy dietary habits such as skipping breakfast adjusted odds ratio 1.30 , fast-food consumption OR 1.35 and consuming sweets regularly OR ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 26
Breakthrough in treatment of restless legs syndrome
New research published in the Journal of Physiology presents a breakthrough in the treatment of Restless Legs Syndrome RLS . RLS is a common condition of the nervous system that causes an overwhelming irresistible urge to move the legs. Patients complain of unpleasant symptoms such as tingling, burning and painful cramping sensations in the leg. More than 80 of people with RLS experience their leg ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 26
Surgical menopause leads to increased sleep issues
CLEVELAND, Ohio November 14, 2018 --Insomnia is one of the most common symptoms of menopause, with nearly 20 of postmenopausal women reporting sleep disturbances. A new study from Korea demonstrates that sleep quality is often worse for women who undergo surgical menopause compared with those who transition through menopause naturally. The study results are published online today in Menopause, the ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 26
Insomniac prisoners sleeping better after one-hour therapy session
Three-quarters of prisoners struggling to sleep have reported major improvements to their sleep and wellbeing after receiving cognitive behavioural therapy to treat their insomnia. Experts from Northumbria University, Newcastle have found that a single one-hour session of cognitive behavioural therapy was effective in preventing the development of chronic insomnia in 73 of prisoners. In addition, ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 26
Sleep length may affect risk of falls and fractures
Compared with women in a recent study who slept seven to eight hours each night, women who slept for 5 hours or 10 hours had about a 25 percent increased odds of experiencing recurrent falls falling at least twice in a year . In the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research analysis, poor sleep quality, insomnia, and more sleep disturbances were also associated with an increased odds of recurrent falls ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 26
Clinical study shows Cereset technology reduces symptoms of PTSD in military p...
Scottsdale, Ariz. - November 21, 2018 A new clinical study conducted by Wake Forest School of Medicine shows that use of a new non-invasive technology from the creators of Cereset not only reduces symptoms of military-related traumatic stress but also improves brain function. Cereset reg is the global technology leader in brain self-restoration and optimization with franchise facilities across the ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 26
Adults report distress associated with difficulty controlling sexual feelings,...
Bottom Line About 10 percent of men and 7 percent of women reported significant levels of distress and social impairment associated with difficulty controlling their sexual feelings, urges and behaviors. Why The Research Is Interesting Compulsive sexual behavior disorder CSBD is a persistent pattern of failure in controlling intense sexual urges that can result in distress and social impairment. A ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 26
When boy fish build castles to impress girls, boy genes get 'turned on' and 't...
Call it instinct, but something compels some animals to behave in certain ways, perhaps programs in their genes. Researchers have directly connected activities of genes with instinctive behavior in little male fish that make patterns in the sand to attract their mates. Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Stanford University who led the new study hope in the future to see if some ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 26
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