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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 was determined from two independent sets of plasma samples f ...
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 living reasonably well in New York City and managing the familia ...
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 obsession, with over 150 million individual episode downloads ...
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 time passes, it typically becomes harder and harder to keep ...
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 Dungeons amp Dragons aficionado. You can follow him on Facebo ...
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 culture, shapes culture, and comments on culture. There is just ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Sep 5
Misremembering American History
What was your reaction to the violence in Charlottesville on August 12th Did you connect the dots between recent events and the long history of racist violence in our country s history Or were you like Paul Ryan , who voiced his repulsion and claimed the bigotry of the white supremacists was un-American
Psychology Today - Tue. Sep 5
Links between poor sleep and poor mental well-being
Inadequate sleep at night leads to poor memory and increases the risk of depression, anxiety and stress, according to research revealed today. A study found that those who got less than five hours a night found it difficult to function effectively during the day - with people forgetting to carry out tasks, struggling to remember where things were, and forgetting to do something they had set out to do such as post a letter or take medication. Ensuring peopl ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Sep 5
Gene related to brain damage in pre-term infants identified
A gene has been identified by researchers at King s College London that is thought to be associated with the types of brain damage that can be caused by pre-term birth. Premature labour is associated with inflammation in the mother or baby, often due to infection. This can cause damage to the brain that could lead to lifelong conditions such as cerebral palsy, autism or learning or behavioural difficulties in up to 30 per cent of pre-term babies. Published ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Sep 5
Study shows transgender students are at significant risk for suicidal thoughts
Washington, DC, September 5, 2017 - Nearly 35 of transgender youth in California reported suicidal thoughts in the past year, almost double that of non-transgender youth, reports a study published in the September 2017 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry JAACAP . Transgender youth and adults have received unprecedented public attention regarding their lives and well-being in the last year. In the context of publi ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Sep 5
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