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ESC/EAS guidelines for the management of dyslipidaemias launched today
Rome, Italy - 27 Aug 2016 European Society of Cardiology ESC and European Atherosclerosis Society EAS Guidelines for the management of dyslipidaemias are published online today in European Heart Journal 1 and on the ESC Website.2 Cardiovascular disease CVD kills over four million people in Europe each year. At least 80 of CVD could be prevented by eliminating health risk behaviours. Lipids are probably the most fundamental risk factor for CVD, said Profess ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Aug 27
ESC launches novel paper on tackling cardiac toxicity of anticancer therapies
Rome, Italy - 27 Aug 2016 The European Society of Cardiology has launched a novel position paper, under the auspices of its Committee for Practice Guidelines, on tackling the cardiac toxicity of anticancer therapies. The cardio-oncology paper is published online today in European Heart Journal 1 and on the ESC Website.2 Professor Patrizio Lancellotti Belgium , Task Force Co-Chairperson, said The good news is that cancer treatment has improved and more pati ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Aug 27
Sarah Jessica Parker Has Perfect Mental Health Advice
Can we get an ldquo hell yes rdquo to this
Huffington Post - Sat. Aug 27
Middle East Death Tolls Rise
War and terrorism in dozens of Middle East countries from Tunisia to Afghanistan since 2010 is rolling back health care and leaving open paths for new and old diseases to strike down millions and spread to the Western countries, a new study reports.
Huffington Post - Sat. Aug 27
How to Become the Best Company in the World
In the face of adversity when pressure mounts or calamity seems imminent an organization s purpose is put to the ultimate test. Every organization faces one or multiple forms of stress at some point in its existence. An organization that endures any form of financial hardship or business loss will regularly be forced to test its purpose, to test its standing in society. What is organizational purpose I define it as An organization s responsibility to provi ...
Psychology Today - Fri. Aug 26
Psychological and Environmental Aspects of Who We Eat
Demand for animal products is projected to increase by 50 percent from 2013 to 2025, and 70 percent by 2050 Moses Seenarine, Meat Climate Change Who we eat, psychology, and climate change A few weeks ago I discovered a recently published book by Moses Seenarine called Meat Climate Change The 2nd Leading Cause of Global Warming . I was deeply impressed by his global perspective and his detailed analysis of the psychological, social, and environmental issues ...
Psychology Today - Fri. Aug 26
Are Conservatives More Anti-Science Than Liberals?
In February 2015, Republican senator Jim Inhofe tossed a snowball in Congress to disprove global warming. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has called climate change a hoax created by the Chinese, although he later backed down on the Chinese part, saying that was a joke. His running mate Mike Pence thinks that the science is very mixed on global warming and that smoking doesn t kill. He also wants schools to teach the controversy between evoluti ...
Psychology Today - Fri. Aug 26
Egyptian women say doctors don't discourage female genital cutting, study finds
Women in Egypt are seeking out doctors opinions on whether they should circumcise their daughters and, though it is illegal there, physicians are not discouraging the practice, giving legitimacy to a procedure that has serious medical risks, according to a new study led by a former Stanford University School of Medicine researcher. Rates of female circumcision, also known as female genital mutilation or female genital cutting, have rapidly declined in Egyp ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Aug 26
NIST study provides voice for evacuation needs of mobility impaired
A fire alarm sounds. An announcement comes over the office public address system A fire has been reported in the building. This is not a drill. Please move to the nearest stairwell and exit the building. As your colleagues leave their desks, you loosen the wheel locks on your wheelchair and wonder, Will I be able to get out of the building This scenario is among the most common concerns reported in a new study conducted by the National Institute of Standar ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Aug 26
Researchers report new Zika complication
New Orleans, LA - Dr. John England, Professor and Chair of Neurology at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, and colleagues in Honduras and Venezuela have reported a new neurological complication of infection with the Zika virus. They described the first confirmed case of Zika-associated sensory polyneuropathy in a paper published online by the Journal of the Neurological Sciences , available at http www.jns-journal.com article S0022-510X 16 30535-4 ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Aug 26
Banning tobacco sales near schools could reduce socioeconomic disparities, new...
Banning tobacco sales within 1,000 feet of schools could reduce socioeconomic and racial ethnic disparities in tobacco density across neighborhoods, according to a study being published today in the journal Nicotine Tobacco Research . Researchers tested the potential impact of a policy banning tobacco sales near schools in the states of New York and Missouri, and results indicate that such a ban would either reduce or eliminate existing disparities in toba ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Aug 26
Poll: IL Voters Want More Spending on Mental Health, Drug Treatment
Historically, stigma weighed heavily on individuals struggling with mental illness or drug alcohol addiction or both. In the 70s and 80, families easily shunned and abandoned relatives who were under psychiatric care, embarrassed by their existence. Politicians acted scarcely better. But over the last 30-years, persistent advocacy and political trench warfare by committed mental health care and addiction treatment activists have demonstrated effective ther ...
Huffington Post - Fri. Aug 26
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