Children with ADHD find it more difficult to focus and to complete their schoolwork. Credit: public domain image A new global study involving the University of Adelaide has found that children who are the youngest in their classroom are more likely to be diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) than their older classmates. The […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new study by UNSW Sydney medical researchers has shown that young cancer survivors struggle to imagine their future lives in detailed ways – one of the factors putting them at increased risk for mental health disorders later in life. The study in 77 young cancer survivors and 62 young people […]Continue Reading ...
To fight your enemies, it helps to know their weaknesses. And, the more specific your knowledge, the easier it is to undermine their defenses. If your enemy sits safe behind a giant wall, for example, its valuable to know how your foe constructed it, what materials they used, and what cracks you could exploit. We […]Continue Reading ...
Kidney dialysis patients who engage in technology-based positive psychology exercises during their treatments may significantly improve their depressive symptoms and quality of life, a new study found. Patients with depression who used tablet computers to complete brief positive psychology exercises online several times a week scored lower on depressive symptoms and reported that they felt […]Continue Reading ...
Oct 9 2018 One in five people who suffer from back pain have given up their job or reduced their hours because of their condition. Another fifth have been forced to give up a favorite past-time such as sport, according to a new survey to mark Backcare Awareness Week which starts today (8-12 October […]Continue Reading ...
Dr. Christopher Rao jumped out of his office chair. He’d just learned an elderly patient at high risk of falling was resisting his advice to go to an inpatient rehabilitation facility following a hip fracture. He strode into the exam room where Priscilla Finamore was crying about having to leave her home and husband, Freddy. […]Continue Reading ...
Brightree®, the leading provider of cloud-based software to help post-acute care companies improve business performance and patient outcomes, announced today the release of its new BrightreeCARE app. BrightreeCARE, free on the Apple App Store and Google Play store, enables home health and hospice aides to easily document their visits on their smart device, without having […]Continue Reading ...
TUESDAY, Oct. 2, 2018 (American Heart Association) — People with the chronic lung disease known as COPD often get chest CT scans so that doctors can look inside their lungs. A new study is advising physicians to also take a careful look at the heart while they’re at it. Patients with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary […]Continue Reading ...
Twitter is a place where many cancer patients go to share and discuss their experiences of the disease. This is the main finding of a recent exploratory study, to be presented at the ESMO 2018 Congress in Munich, which analyzed the contents of over 6,000 tweets and retweets about breast cancer. Social media today have […]Continue Reading ...
A team of researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the University of Washington has designed a modeling system that integrates genomic and temporal information to infer causal relationships between genes, drugs, and their environment, allowing for a more accurate prediction of their interactions over time. The work is described in […]Continue Reading ...
Today, Celmatix, a next-generation women’s health company, has announced a commercial agreement with Oncotest-Teva Ltd, a subsidiary of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA) in Israel to bring the Fertilome test, the world’s first multigene panel test for a woman’s reproductive health and fertility, to the Israeli market. This partnership, which brings together two pioneers […]Continue Reading ...
What do doctors and religious leaders have in common? At least a couple of big things: individuals in both professions engage with people at some of the most critical moments in their lives and require a high degree of empathy to truly succeed in all of their endeavors. Last year, I worked with the Rev. […]Continue Reading ...
For approximately 8 million Americans, visiting a doctor regularly is the key to managing their psoriasis, a chronic inflammatory skin condition characterized by itchy or painful red patches that can appear anywhere on the body. But for some people, seeing a specialist regularly can be a monumental challenge, especially for those who live in rural […]Continue Reading ...
A Clemson University researcher recently published insights into homemade steroids and steroid trafficking through a study of federal court cases. The research details why homemade steroids became popular and how online tools and cryptocurrency have allowed for their rapid spread. Bryan Denham, Campbell Professor of Sports Communication in Clemson’s communication department, recently published the research […]Continue Reading ...
The married professors were spending their Thanksgiving holiday in Egypt when the husband, Thomas L. Patterson, Ph.D., got very sick very quickly, experiencing fever, nausea and a racing heartbeat. By the time Patterson was accurately diagnosed with a highly multi-drug resistant bacterial infection, he was near death. His wife, Steffanie Strathdee, Ph.D., promised to “leave […]Continue Reading ...
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