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Therapy And Wellness News

Finding Hope Through Change: How A Horse Helped Strengthen My Root Chakra
Life hasn t been easy lately. I ve recently moved to a new home in a new state, had a major shift with work, and celebrated my 45th birthday, which made me start realizing that my dream of having a family and children just may not be in the cards. While I know I still have so much to be grateful for, this new reality hit me hard. As someone who has spent her life living in the shadow of depression and helping others find hope, I understand that lots of lif ...
Huffington Post - Wed. Aug 17
Mediterranean Lifestyle -- Not Just Diet -- Lowers Depression Risk
It rsquo s not only the Mediterranean diet , but the whole ldquo Mediterranean lifestyle rdquo that can make a difference in your mental health, a new study from Spain found.
Huffington Post - Wed. Aug 17
Mental Illness Affects Presidents, Too
Perhaps it isn rsquo t surprising, given the intense rhetoric of this year rsquo s presidential election, that politicians have started throwing around accusations of insanity.
Huffington Post - Wed. Aug 17
Study reveals ethnic differences in mental illness severity when hospitalized
TORONTO, Aug. 17, 2016 - Chinese and South Asian patients in Ontario experience more severe mental illness at the time of hospital admission than other patients, according to a new study that examined the association between illness severity and ethnicity. The population-based study, published earlier this month in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry , was led by researchers at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health CAMH and the Institute for Clinical E ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Aug 17
Fluoride consumption linked to diabetes using mathematical models
Water fluoridation prevents dental cavities, which are a costly public health concern. But despite the benefits supplemental water fluoridation remains a controversial subject. Some indicate it may cause long term health problems, but studies reporting side effects have been minimal or inconclusive. The long-term effects of ingested fluoride remain unclear. A recent study published in the Journal of Water and Health examined links between water fluoridatio ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Aug 17
JNeurosci: Highlights From the Aug. 17 Issue
Genetic Reprogramming of Supporting Cells in Cochlea Generates New Hair Cells Hair cells -- auditory receptors located in the cochlea -- fail to regenerate when damaged, and hair cell loss is the leading cause of hearing disorders. Supporting cells in the cochlea can differentiate into hair cells, but this often depletes the population of supporting cells. Researchers have found a way to genetically reprogram supporting cells in the mouse cochlea so that t ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Aug 17
Study suggests ways to block hypertension in those with sleep apnea
Obstructive sleep apnea - a disorder that affects nearly one out of four people between the ages of 30 and 70 - is a common cause of high blood pressure. In the Aug. 17, 2016, issue of the journal Science Signaling , researchers based primarily at the University of Chicago describe the signaling cascade that leads to this form of hypertension and suggest ways to disrupt those signals and prevent elevated blood pressures. Our results, using a rodent model, ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Aug 17
When you don't feel valued in a relationship, sleep suffers
We spend up to one-third of our life asleep, but not everyone sleeps well. For couples, it turns out how well you think your partner understands and cares for you is linked to how well you sleep. The results are published in Social Personality and Psychological Science. Our findings show that individuals with responsive partners experience lower anxiety and arousal, which in turn improves their sleep quality, says lead author Dr. Emre Sel 231 uk, a develop ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Aug 17
Researchers develop safer opioid painkiller from scratch
An international team of researchers -- led by scientists at UC San Francisco, Stanford University, the University of North Carolina UNC , and the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-N 252 rnberg in Germany -- has developed a new opioid drug candidate that blocks pain without triggering the dangerous side effects of current prescription painkillers. Their secret Starting from scratch -- with computational techniques that let them explore more than four ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Aug 17
Designer agent blocks pain in mice without morphine's side effects
Scientists have synthesized a molecule with a unique profile of highly specific pain-relieving properties and demonstrated its efficacy in mice. Compared to existing opioid pain relievers, like morphine, the new agent, called PZM21, was not reinforcing or prone to triggering potentially lethal respiratory impairment - and was also less constipating. Also unlike existing analgesics, it had little effect on spinal cord reflexive responses, instead targeting ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Aug 17
Reduced US cocaine and methamphetamine use linked to controls on commercial ch...
TUCSON, Ariz. - Large reductions in the numbers of cocaine users and methamphetamine users in the United States--so far lasting approximately eight years--occurred in association with government efforts that limited access to two commercially produced chemicals, according to a University of Arizona-led study. In December 2006, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration implemented federal regulations restricting access to sodium permanganate, a chemical esse ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Aug 17
2 percent testosterone solution improves sex drive and energy levels in men wi...
New York, NY, August 17, 2016 - For men with hypogonadism, a condition in which the body does not produce enough testosterone, low sex drive and fatigue are common symptoms. For these men treatment with a 2 testosterone solution T-sol can be effective therapy. In a six-month open-label study of patients receiving T-sol, published in The Journal of Urology reg , researchers noted improvement of low sex drive and low energy symptoms, and did not identify new ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Aug 17
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