Tag: "holistic" at medical news

About 70 percent of older adults use alternative medicine

...verything possible to alleviate it. Those taking a holistic approach toward life may try something else such as alternative medicine." However, the exact reasons why these older adults used alternative medicine is not known from this research and needs further study, Hong said. The fact that those who were le...

End-of-life care involves a more holistic approach

...ded his view of end-of-life care to include a more holistic approach. An internal medicine and respirology specialist at McMaster University's Faculty of Health Sciences and attending physician at Hamilton Health Sciences, Dr. Dorasamy says that it has become obvious that physicians are being trained in curat...

The Molecular Profiling Institute, Inc. and IBM advance technology

...trategy and enhanced reporting, follow-up and more holistic management of the patient's condition. "The goal of the Molecular Profiling Institute is to give physicians the tools they need to provide a greater level of personalized medicine in the treatment of their patients," said Dr. Robert J. Penny, the pre...

Cystic fibrosis research could benefit from multi-functional sensing tool

...g probe, our tool provides researchers with a more holistic view of activities at the cell surface." In addition to Mizaikoff and Kranz, the team also includes post-doctoral scholar Jean-Francois Masson and graduate student Justyna Wiedemair. In the ATP study, which is sponsored by the National Institutes of ...

UK trauma care under threat

...arn that the general surgeon's role as provider of holistic trauma care risks being fatally eroded. They believe that the UK's surgical institutions should fundamentally re-examine the issue of trauma training for surgeons. "In particular, Britain needs a robust way of identifying, training, and accrediting a...

Victims of rape, especially children, failed by lack of referral centres and experienced doctors

...nant would be served by a SARC offering 24/7, full holistic forensic and medical care, working closely with the forensic medical examiner and the police. Nevertheless, in 2005 there were only 13 SARCs in England and Wales for more than 60,000 sexual offences recorded by police, of which 14,000 were offences o...

Indigenous cancer patients in Australia fare worse than their non-indigenous counterparts

... and in patients' clinical understanding require a holistic and culturally respectful approach. Modification of some of these factors could well translate into meaningful public-health and clinical interventions to ultimately improve cancer survival."...

Helping children handle stress, emotions may help stuttering

... insight into how to help these children in a more holistic way. "Our findings indicate that young children who stutter are more apt to be emotionally aroused, less able to settle down once aroused and less able to control their attention and emotion during everyday stressful or challenging situations," Vande...

Behavioural therapy can restore ovulation in infertile women

...ive system. Cognitive behaviour therapy offers a holistic treatment that is safe, cost effective, and easy to implement." The team now intends to analyse further data from the pilot and to follow with a multi-centre trial involving a large number of women. "If the larger scale study confirms our earlier r...

Research reinforces findings that Chinese exercises benefit older adults

... on a person's mind, body and spirit. Tai Chi is a holistic form of exercise, and a type of Qigong that melds Chinese philosophy with martial and healing arts. "Traditional Tai Chi training includes Qigong, but most contemporary Tai Chi researchers have omitted Qigong from their research," said visiting kin...

National trial gives 'unprecedented' support for steroid withdrawal in kidney transplants

...r impact on health risks to provide the very best, holistic care to our patients." The national trial enrolled 397 patients who were then randomized to either a seven-day or lifetime course of corticosteroid therapy, which started within the first three days of transplant. Patients in both treatment grou...

Breast cancer survivors change lifestyle after diagnosis

...imately, we hope that cancer survivors will take a holistic approach to maintaining their health so that they do not dismiss an opportunity to make a healthy lifestyle change. Behavior modification may not impact their chance of a cancer recurrence, but can help reduce other serious medical risks," says Rabin...

India-Australia cancer care research headed up by CQU academic

...ve care department and CarePlus, an innovative and holistic domiciliary service operated out of the RCC. Ultimately, this project strives to explore avenues that can better meet the complex needs of terminally ill patients and their families. "The findings of this study can be used to inform ideas about bes...

Numbers, sequences pose problems for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome children

...l memory thanks to their culture, which focuses on holistic and hands-on interactive learning....

Spirituality plays role in breast cancer information processing for African-American women

...nd ethnic factors, this study helps develop a more holistic health message processing model so that we can better understand processes associated with health message rejection and acceptance, particularly with diverse ethnic groups," Frisby said. "Our results indicate that when a breast cancer prevention mess...

A new direction: Integrating best-practices to improve food responses

...Friedman School. Analyzing food security in a more holistic way will allow us to broaden responses beyond just food, he says. An integrated information system that incorporates analysis of baseline vulnerabilities of households, monitors household trends, and considers alternative responses will provide the e...

Traditional Chinese exercises may increase efficacy of flu vaccine

...cts on a persons mind, body and spirit. Taiji is a holistic form of exercise, and a type of Qigong that melds Chinese philosophy with martial and healing arts. Yang, who will discuss the work as a featured speaker at a Sept. 21 clinical conference hosted by Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., said this is the ...

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