fb_thumb

Therapy And Wellness News

ESMO releases new consensus guidelines on the management of metastatic colore...
LUGANO, 06 July 2016 - ESMO, the leading European professional organisation for medical oncology, has released new consensus guidelines for the management of metastatic colorectal cancer that reflect an increasingly personalized approach to treatment, as published online today in Annals of Oncology 1 . Management of metastatic colorectal cancer is becoming more complex, requiring a strategic approach and evidence-based patient selection for the best treatm ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Jul 6
Poor sleep health could contribute to inflammatory disease
Philadelphia, PA, July 6, 2016 - A new meta-analysis in Biological Psychiatry reports that sleep disturbances and long sleep duration are associated with increases in markers of inflammation. It is important to highlight that both too much and too little sleep appears to be associated with inflammation, a process that contributes to depression as well as many medical illnesses, said Dr. John Krystal, Editor of Biological Psychiatry . Insufficient sleep is ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Jul 6
Mixing cannabis with tobacco increases dependence risk, suggests study
Tobacco and cannabis are two of the world s most popular drugs, used respectively by 1 billion and 182 million people worldwide World Health Organization United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime . The adverse health effects of tobacco are well known. Short-term effects of cannabis are transient impairments in motor function and working memory, planning, and decision-making, while possible long-term health effects of heavy cannabis use include physical and ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Jul 6
Marijuana use dampens brain's response to reward over time, U-M study finds
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Most people would get a little rush out of the idea that they re about to win some money. In fact, if you could look into their brain at that very moment, you d see lots of activity in the part of the brain that responds to rewards. But for people who ve been using marijuana, that rush just isn t as big - and gets smaller over time, a new study finds. And that dampened, blunted response may actually open marijuana users up to more risk ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Jul 6
Religion shown to steer adolescents away from pornography
A new study authored by University of Calgary researchers in the Journal of Adolescenc e examines the pornography viewing habits of adolescents and observes the way in which religious attendance significantly tempers such actions. The study, conducted between 2003 and 2008, which surveys adolescents on their pornography usage into young adulthood between the ages of 13 to 24 shows that pornography consumption` increases sharply with age, especially among m ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Jul 6
How We Explain Things Shapes What We Think Is Right
New research focuses on a fundamental human habit When trying to explain something why people give roses for Valentine s Day, for example , we often focus on the traits of the thing itself roses are pretty and not its context advertisers promote roses . In a new study, researchers found that people who tend to focus on inherent traits and ignore context also are more likely to assume that the patterns they see around them are good. The findings are forthco ...
Psychological Science - Wed. Jul 6
Standing Out in a Crowd by Marketing Yourself
The dilemma is pretty clear. You want to get a job or get into graduate professional school, but the competition is fierce. There are always going to be many others sometimes hundreds of others who want the same thing as you. How do you make sure that you stand out from everyone else, so that in the end you are the one selected The answer often comes down to marketing . Now you may wonder how marketing has anything to do with you since marketing involves a ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Jul 5
Mourning? - Yes. Forgiveness? - No.
I do not understand why the principle of forgiveness is held in such high esteem. Alexander Pope wrote, To err is human, to forgive, divine. Gerald Jampolsky wrote, Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past, and is therefore the means for correcting our misperceptions. And finally, Lewis B. Smedes wrote, You will know that forgiveness has begun when you recall those who hurt you and feel the power t ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Jul 5
The ‘real’ contributors to the childhood obesity epidemic.
News reports on the childhood obesity epidemic rarely include the child who is extremely obese. However, extreme obesity is rapidly increasing in children and is associated with significant health issues, emotional problems, and social isolation . With no end in sight, the obesity epidemic will continue to impact millions of families and children. The problem has best been described by one expert as follows 4 of US children can be categorized with extreme ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Jul 5
This Little Mental Health Screening Could Have A Big Impact When It Comes To D...
Stress, sadness and overwhelming situations are a natural part of life -- but knowing the difference between what s a transient episode and what may be the signs of chronic mental distress could be a life saving observation. That s where depression screenings can come in.
Huffington Post - Tue. Jul 5
DSM-5 Continues to Ignore Criticism From Petitioners
The petition to reform DSM 5 speaks with the powerful voice of more than 50 mental-health associations. Perhaps more important to APA s publishing ambitions and budgetary needs, it represents a significant percentage of the potential customers who eventually will have to decide whether or not DSM 5 is worth buying and using. Displaying its usual the customer is always wrong arrogance, APA has previously been dismissive of the completely reasonable recommen ...
Huffington Post - Tue. Jul 5
Homeopathic Alternatives for Children with ADHD
In 2004, American physicians wrote over 28 million prescriptions for ADHD attention deficit hyperactivity disorder drugs, and by 2008 alone, this number increased substantially to over 39 million. Despite these scary-high numbers of powerful psychiatric drugs prescribed for our children, The Washington Post reported on a large, multi-center, federally funded study that confirmed there were zero long-term differences between children who were continuously m ...
Huffington Post - Tue. Jul 5
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521