At the launch of the autumn flu season and amid a rash of weather-related disasters affecting many states, nine in 10 registered voters (89%) believe public health departments play an important role in the health of their community, according to a new poll released today by the de Beaumont Foundation. Conducted by Public Opinion Strategies, […]Continue Reading ...
Most Canadian smokers are in favor of novel policies to reduce tobacco use, according to a national survey by the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (ITC) at the University of Waterloo. Responding to the Canadian government’s commitment to reduce tobacco use to less than five per cent of the population by 2035, the ITC […]Continue Reading ...
As people with cancer use social media to find and develop support systems, a new study looks at YouTube content to determine what kinds of videos elicit an empathetic response from viewers. Researchers have pinpointed several qualities among video diaries that garner the most support from commenters. The study and how it can be applied […]Continue Reading ...
Two Texas-based nonprofits, Candlelighters of El Paso and the Light and Salt Association, have been named the recipients of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 2018 Survivor Circle grants. Each organization will receive a $10,000 grant to aid their cancer support programs and will be recognized at an award ceremony on October 23 during […]Continue Reading ...
August 14, 2018 New research illuminates how some men and boys who are contemplating suicide are finding emotional support in an unexpected place: Reddit. Sometimes referred to as the “front page of the Internet,” Reddit is a social news aggregation and discussion website that’s especially popular among young adult males. The website includes several topic-specific […]Continue Reading ...
July 12, 2018 Support from female co-workers may be even more important to new moms who are breastfeeding than getting encouragement from their significant others, close friends and relatives, says a new study. According to Michigan State University and Texas Christian University researchers, the more support women receive from their colleagues, the more successful they […]Continue Reading ...
WEDNESDAY, May 23, 2018 — A better social support network may help protect black men who have sex with men (BMSM) against HIV acquisition, according to a study published in the June issue of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. Keith A. Hermanstyne, M.D., from the University of California in San Francisco, and colleagues […]Continue Reading ...
May 23, 2018 Families of critically ill hospital patients report higher satisfaction with clinician communication and a better perception of patient-centered care when the care team uses a low-cost strategy involving intensive emotional support and frequent meetings, according to the results of a University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine randomized trial being presented today at […]Continue Reading ...
Smoke inhalation, pneumonia, and combat-related trauma are just a few causes of acute respiratory distress syndrome – a condition where the lungs fill with fluid, and is too often fatal. To help these critically ill patients, doctors use extracorporeal life support – a cardiopulmonary bypass system that artificially re-oxygenates blood when the lungs are too […]Continue Reading ...
Providing “targeted” social support to other people in need activates regions of the brain involved in parental care- which may help researchers understand the positive health effects of social ties, reports a study in Psychosomatic Medicine: Journal of Biobehavioral Medicine, the official journal of the American Psychosomatic Society. The journal is published in the Lippincott […]Continue Reading ...
MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 — It’s easy to roll your eyes at the latest news nugget about someone trying to take an “emotional support animal” onto a plane, even though it’s too big or out of control. There’s the large emotional support peacock that was denied a seat aboard a United Airlines flight in January, […]Continue Reading ...
August 14, 2018 Supplements aid relaxation, musculoskeletal health and thyroid hormone production Cytoplan, the provider of leading science-based nutritional supplements, today announces the launch of three new supplements: L-theanine, Boswellia serrata and Thyroid Support. The latest additions are part of Cytoplan’s targeted support range for practitioners. Currently Cytoplan supplies supplements to over 6,000 health professionals […]Continue Reading ...
July 4, 2018 Customers to benefit from Sysmex’s extensive operational footprint Oxford Gene Technology (OGT), The Molecular Genetics Company, has announced that it is now directly selling Cytocell Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH) products through several established affiliates of Sysmex Corporation in Europe following its acquisition last year. The move is a testament to the […]Continue Reading ...
WEDNESDAY, May 23, 2018 — Pediatricians should advocate for life support training for children, parents, caregivers, school personnel, and the public, according to a technical report and policy statement published online May 23 in Pediatrics. Susan M. Fuchs, M.D., from Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., and colleagues from the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on […]Continue Reading ...
May 11, 2018 Asynt announces its newest member of the ReactoMate reactor family, the “QUANTUM” support stand is the perfect addition to any process chemistry laboratory. Designed to be an affordable entry-level system – QUANTUM is easy to set up and provides secure and stable support for all reaction vessels from 100ml right up to […]Continue Reading ...
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