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Cardiovascular Screening in Men With ED Could Save Billions
WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 HealthDay News -- Screening men presenting with erectile dysfunction ED for cardiovascular disease CVD risk factors can potentially cut future cardiovascular events and save billions of dollars over 20 years, according to a study published online March 2 in The Journal of Sexual Medicine . Alexander W. Pastuszak, M.D., Ph.D., from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, and colleagues evaluated the long-term effect of screening ...
MentalHelp.net - Mon. Mar 5
WBC, Neutrophil Counts Predict Stroke Risk in Older Asian Men
WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 HealthDay News -- Higher total white blood cell WBC and neutrophil counts are independent predictors of stroke in older Japanese-American men, according to a study published online March 4 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society . Ji Young Huh, M.D., from the University of Hawaii in Honolulu, and colleagues examined the correlation between total and differential WBC count and incident stroke in a prospective population-b ...
MentalHelp.net - Mon. Mar 5
Rapid-Onset Bacterial Infection Reported After Laser Treatment
WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 HealthDay News -- Rapid-onset bacterial infections can occur after non-ablative fractional resurfacing with 1,550 1,927 nm laser, according to a case series published in the February issue of Lasers in Surgery and Medicine . Noting that non-ablative fractional laser procedures are considered minimally invasive with a high safety profile, Lisa Y. Xu, M.D., from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, and colleagues reported on five ...
MentalHelp.net - Mon. Mar 5
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 - Mon. Mar 5
New guidelines help doctors tackle teen depression
The American Academy of Pediatrics are set to release their first updated guidelines regarding teenage mental health in 10 years. They hope to catch mental health issues earlier and, therefore, intervene more successfully.
Medical News Today - Mon. Mar 5
America's Big Football Problem
Football is America s favorite sport to watch. The tackle version of the game is played by children as young as five. College football has become a big business while the National Football League is estimated to have made 14 billion in 2017 . One of us Jack has been an avid fan of the New York Giants football team since childhood , watching each televised game passionately. Recently, however, concerns have mounted that playing tackle football may be associ ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Mar 5
The Effects of Our Own Media Use on Children
These days, social media has become so integrated into our lives that it s hard to imagine a time before we had Facebook , Twitter, and Instagram. Facebook has nearly 2 billion users, and according to various online reports, we spend about 50 minutes on Facebook every day, and a whopping 5 hours each day looking at our smartphones. The frequency with which we typically engage with media has led several researchers to ask whether there are any consequences ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Mar 5
Is It Ever Okay to Lie?
Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a German theologian who was jailed by the Nazi regime in 1943 for his participation in the Resistance. Later the Nazis uncovered his participation in a plot to assassinate Hitler and shipped him to the Flossenb rg concentration camp where he was executed in 1945. While he was incarcerated he often worked on the book he intended to be his magnum opus, Ethics . The unfinished manuscript was first published in 1949, and Bonhoeffer s id ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Mar 5
A Senseless Bargain
Loss is inevitable and only children don t know it. It s a big piece of why they are capable of such unfettered joy. Many people have children I have had children in part so that we can experience the lightness that comes with entering wholly into the child s field, and in that entrance, we might forget for a little while that this lovely moment will give way to another one that will be radically different. The adult must live with the knowledge that if sh ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Mar 5
Asphalt or Americans: The Debate of Infastructure
While our nation s transportation infrastructure is in need of repair, upgrade, and expansion, deaths from transportation related accidents continue to be dwarfed by addiction and drug overdose. Sound roads and bridges are one key facet of American safety and well-being, but 2016 drug overdoses reached over 63,000 - more than all road deaths and gun-related deaths combined. This is not to mention approximately another 100,000 Americans who die each year fr ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Mar 5
Can Churchill’s Speech Psychology Explain Oscar Success?
Gary Oldman has won the Best Actor Oscar for his portrayal of Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour , and apparently has been inspiring standing ovations in cinemas on both sides of the Atlantic, after delivering some of Churchill s most famous lines. The film had also been nominated for Best Picture.
Psychology Today - Mon. Mar 5
Rethinking childbirth education could save AU $97 million p.a.
Research led by The University of Notre Dame Australia, NICM and Western Sydney University, shows antenatal education not only reduces the rates of medical interventions during childbirth, but can save the healthcare system up to AU 97 million per year. The Australian-first research found that an effective childbirth education programme - which significantly reduced the incidence of caesarean births - could save an average of AU 808 per woman. Lead author, ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Mar 5
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