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Will treating sleep apnea with CPAP improve sexual quality of life?
Bottom Line Long-term use of continuous positive airway pressure CPAP treatment for obstructive sleep apnea was associated an improvement in sexual quality of life for women, but not men. Why The Research Is Interesting Obstructive sleep apnea reduces sexual quality of life QOL as a result of reduced libido and intimacy, erectile dysfunction and several other factors. Treatment for obstructive sleep apnea may improve sexual QOL. Who and When 182 patients w ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 28
In helping smokers quit, cash is king, e-cigarettes strike out
PHILADELPHIA - Free smoking cessation aids, such as nicotine patches and chewing gum, are a staple of many corporate wellness programs aimed at encouraging employees to kick the habit. But, new research shows that merely offering such aids for free does not help employees quit, whereas supplementing them with financial incentives is three times more effective. The study, led by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvani ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 28
Why we fail to understand our smartphone use
Checking your phone dozens of times a day indicates unconscious behaviour, which is extremely repetitive say psychologists. A study by Lancaster University and the University of Lincoln is unique in that it is one of a few studies that examined smartphone usage based on what people do rather than what they can remember. Existing research is yet to conclude whether people really are addicted to their smartphones due to over reliance on people s own estimate ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 28
People with family history of alcoholism release more dopamine in expectation ...
Philadelphia, May 23, 2018
EurekAlert - Mon. May 28
Using Facebook to help young adults quit smoking
A national clinical trial testing a smoking cessation intervention for young adults that was conducted entirely on Facebook has found that smokers are 2.5 times more likely to quit after three months with the Facebook-based treatment than if they were referred to an online quit-smoking program. It is the first study to test the effectiveness of a smoking intervention delivered entirely on Facebook and to also use biochemically-verified abstinence from smok ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 28
Children and adolescents in high-risk environments more likely to become viole...
Children and adolescents who grow up with one or more of these environmental risk factors are likely to resort to violence, aggression and crime as adults, irrespective of an underlying mental illness. This is according to a new study in the journal Molecular Psychiatry , which is published by Springer Nature. Thirty-two researchers contributed to the interdisciplinary work which was led by Hannelore Ehrenreich of the Max Planck Institute of Experimental M ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 28
Portland State study measures free-base form of nicotine in electronic cigaret...
Researchers at Portland State University have developed methods for measuring levels of free-base nicotine in electronic cigarette e-cigarette liquids and vapor, the levels of which are associated with harshness upon inhalation of e-cigarette vapors and tobacco smoke. The study presents the results of analyses of 11 commercially available flavors of e-cigarette liquids from brands including Element, The Mad Alchemist, Adirondack Vapor, and an industry lead ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 28
One year's losses for child sexual abuse in US top $9 billion, new study sugge...
A new study at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that the annual economic impact of child sexual abuse in the U.S. is far-reaching and costly In 2015, the total economic burden was approximately 9.3 billion and includes costs associated with health care, child welfare, special education, violence and crime, suicide and survivor productivity losses. The study, published in the May 2018 edition of the journal Child Abuse and Neglect , ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 28
Seafood-rich diet may help couples get pregnant faster
WASHINGTON--Couples who eat more seafood tend to have sexual intercourse more often and get pregnant faster than other couples trying to conceive, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology Metabolism . Seafood is an important source of protein and other nutrients for women who are or may become pregnant, but concerns about mercury have led some women to avoid fish when trying to conceive. According to t ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 28
Don't force women to risk death, injury by having a baby
Laws should not force women to risk death and injury by having a baby, according to a QUT legal academic who has says abortion can be decriminalised without society and governments making a moral judgement. Dr Andrew McGee, a researcher in medical law and ethics with the QUT Law School, said there were two major grounds for decriminalisation - women s right to reject the health risk of pregnancy and the stalemate regarding abortion s moral acceptability. A ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 28
Study: Mental conditioning with cute animal pictures can rekindle your relatio...
James K. McNulty of Florida State University and his team of psychological scientists were not expecting this. They d wondered if they could use conditioning to warm the hearts of married couples gone a little cold from numbing day to day life by building associations between spouses faces and pictures of adorable puppies and bunnies. I was actually a little surprised that it worked, McNulty tells APS , a publication of the Association of Psychological Sci ...
Psychological Science - Mon. May 28
'Religious Refusal Laws' May Take Mental Health Toll on LGBT Americans
Laws in a dozen U.S. states say it s okay to deny services to same-sex couples due to religious objections. But new research finds such legislation could lead to mental distress to lesbians and gays living in those states, not just those personally discriminated against. Boston University researchers concluded such laws were tied to a nearly 50 percent increase in the proportion of sexual minority residents reporting mental distress. We are at a turning po ...
Healthday - Mon. May 28
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