Tag: "behaviour" at medical news

Health professionals must help tackle climate change

...ut saving lives, then working to alter patterns of behaviour that contribute to climate change could arguably become a priority for clinicians - as an urgent preventative measure. Likewise, institutions of health care in particular the NHS have enormous power to do good or harm to the natural environment and...

Behavioural therapy can restore ovulation in infertile women

...HA into two groups. One group received cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) for 20 weeks; members of the other g...em, including the reproductive system. Cognitive behaviour therapy offers a holistic treatment that is safe, cost effective, and easy to implement." The team n...

More effort needed to prevent human rights abuses

... and ensuring abstention from participating in any behaviour which demeans human rights. He suggests a proposal... years ago for an international court to judge the behaviour of physicians and other health workers and to keep records on complicity in human rights violations ...

REM sleep behaviour disorder is an early marker of neurodegenerative diseases

... in this unit are sleep apnoea, snoring, REM sleep behaviour disorders, narcolepsy, night epilepsy or hypersomn... All these patients presented idiopathic REM sleep behaviour disorder. These patients, usually over 60 years, suffer from unpleasant dreams and express uneasines...

New McGill research shows mice capable of empathy

...nteraction plays an important role in chronic pain behaviour in humans," Dr. Mogil said, "then the mechanism underlying such effects can now be elucidated; why are we so affected by those around us?" Dr. Mogil, the E.P. Taylor Professor of Pain Studies at McGill, is a repatriated Canadian who was recruite...

Does psychological treatment for adult sex offenders work?

...ontrolling and moderating or harming and worsening behaviour could at least focus on the most beneficial and cost effective interventions. There is enormous political and institutional pressure to prove that treatment works. Assessment of all outcomes must take the expectations of researchers into account,...

HIV/Hepatitis information service through the Internet

...website after engaging in potentially risky sexual behaviour over the weekend. The researchers say the success of the El Mundo website should encourage the launch of similar services, particularly in developing countries. ...

The brain, traffic and nano-circuits -- e-Science takes on major challenges

.... These components will be so small that their behaviour will be highly variable, governed by individual atoms rather than the average behaviour of large collections of atoms. The NanoCMOS project will build a grid infrastructure and e-Science ...

Play in early childhood helps stunted children

... stimulation in early childhood reduces antisocial behaviour and delinquency in adolescence, but evidence is limited. So researchers set out to determine whether dietary supplementation or psychosocial stimulation given to stunted children early in life had any long term benefits for their psychosocial funct...

Irrational decisions driven by emotions

Irrational behaviour arises as a consequence of emotional reactions evo...llcome Trust. The UCL study suggests that rational behaviour may stem from an ability to override automatic emotional responses, rather than an absence of emotio...

Checklist improves assessment of aggressive boys' needs

...Institutet. Prolonged aggressive and disruptive behaviour in childhood is a strong risk marker for criminality and mental health problems in adulthood. Early identification of boys with increased risk of problems in the future is therefore important in order to be able to provide specialised initiatives to ...

Violence at work significantly boosts clinical depression risk

...ealth problems said they were subjected to violent behaviour from their work colleagues. Almost half said th... more than one incident of violence or threatening behaviour in the preceding 12 months, and one in five said they had been subjected to both. Exposure to vio...

One in 10 teenage girls have self-harmed, study shows

...vention programmes. "In many cases, self-harming behaviour represents a transient period of distress, but for others it is an important indicator of mental health problems and a risk of suicide. "It is important that we develop effective school-based initiatives that help tackle what has become a most pres...

Human rights abuses frequent in Haiti's capital

...i Annan has spoken out firmly against exploitative behaviour by UN peacekeepers Annan's stand needs to be followed by stronger action to restore both international and local confidence, without which local security cannot be assured. Severely traumatised populations remain vulnerable, and as Hutson and Kolbe s...

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors antidepressants and risk of violent behavior

...volunteer study had previously reported aggressive behaviour in one volunteer taking sertraline. In adverse drug event monitoring there were violent events in 56 of 13,741 (0. 41%) patients taking paroxetine and 60 in 12,692 patients ( 0.47%) taking fluoxetine. In the emails from 1,374 patients after the BBC...

ESA experiments with spaceflight participant Ansari to ISS

...t known whether and to which extent this different behaviour of bacteria could affect the health of the crew or damage technical equipment on board. The SAMPLE experiment's aim is to investigate what kind of microbial species are to be found on board the International Space Station and how these adapt to sp...

South Asian men suffer more urinary problems than white men but are less likely to seek help

...rinary problems. "The low levels of help-seeking behaviour seen in this study suggest that interventions focu...ng help for medical problems and may influence the behaviour of South Asian men affected by urinary problems. "Focused care strategies involving Asian link work...

Researchers establish scientific link between acne treatment and depression

...y used to treat severe acne can lead to depressive behaviour in mice, according to research published in the jo...n controversial reports of depression and suicidal behaviour that may have occurred in some people taking Roaccutane. This has led to the drug's manufacturers,...

Almost half of men who pay for sex already have a partner

...that the figures may be an underestimate of actual behaviour as some men may choose not to reveal whether they have paid for sex....

For crying out loud -- pick up your baby

...ts" which would impact negatively on their child's behaviour in the future. "Parent's felt torn between what ...nother said 'frequent and sudden changes in baby's behaviour make it hard to judge...too much attention may spoil them'." But Professor Thorpe said in the firs...

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(Date:10/14/2014)... Cancer Research shows SIRT6—a protein known to inhibit ... development of skin cancers by turning on an enzyme ... cells. , Previously considered protective, SIRT6 is part of ... regulate genomic stability and prevent some of the genetic ... which can lead to cancer. This study, in the ...
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