Tag: "loved" at medical news
NYU Child Study Center expert co-authors 'Who Invented Lemonade?'
...eceived a failing grade in a class, or even lost a loved
one, Who Invented Lemonade? will give you the tools you need to think positively, change your perspective, and ultimately live life to the fullest and make lemonade. The book was co-authored by Joshua Shaw, COO of Go SMILE, a comprehensive smile bea...
Study: Exercise helps speed wound healing in older adults
...nd-healing rates between older adults caring for a loved
one with Alzheimer's disease to rates of older adults who weren't caregivers. The healing rates of those who weren't caregivers was similar to the healing rates of the non-exercisers in the current studying wounds in both groups healed in about 40 d...
Improving coping skills benefits family caregivers of hospice patients with cancer
...family members to provide extensive care for their loved
ones at home." End-of-life care studies, primarily focused on cancer patients and their caregivers, should be expanded to include other hospice populations, including those with end-stage heart disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and deme...
A pocketful of help for Alzheimer's sufferers and caregivers
... the time and space barriers, which often separate loved
ones. "Combining expertise in psychology and information systems/computer science, we hope to ease the burden and reduce the isolation of Alzheimer's caregivers who care for their family member at home," said Webbe. Becker bring...
Heartfelt wake-up call sounded for heart attack survivors
...his new initiative will empower patients and their loved
ones to take an active role in preventing a future heart attack and illustrate that heart attacks, while devastating at the time, can lead to positive life changes," said Littlefield. Mended Hearts commissioned the survey of heart attack survivors, c...
Study looks at factors influencing African-American women's decisions to join cancer screening trial
...ated to join a trial by the experience of having a loved
one with cancer. Joiners also tended to seek out i... was important, especially if they or one of their loved
ones had the problem. Although there were differences between the groups, there also were similariti...
Study: N.C. parents want tobacco use prevention to become higher priority
...bacco experiences, illnesses and diseases of their loved
ones. "Policymakers should note that advocating for tobacco use prevention in North Carolina is an issue that parents across the state support, especially increased protection for children from secondhand smoke exposure," he said. "One recent study o...
Is it okay to sign Alzheimer's patients up for research studies?
...perspective (whether the participants would want a loved
one to make the decision for them), and from the p... a surrogate (how they would make a decision for a loved
one). The 10 scenarios ranged from low-risk studies involving observation or routine blood draws to ...
Study reveals surprising attitudes about research involving adults with Alzheimer's
...d allow if they were acting as the surrogate for a loved
one, the percentages dropped, but were still high,...study themselves, how willing they'd be to allow a loved
one for whom they had surrogate decision-making power to take part, and how acceptable they thought ...
New book on bipolar disorder targets 12 million affected Americans, families
... advice and self-help techniques that you and your loved
ones can use to ease and eliminate symptoms, funct...ivers the latest information to help sufferers and loved
ones learn about and cope with the disorder. From diagnosis to planning ahead for relapses, Bipola...
NDEP strengthens campaign empowering older adults to manage their diabetes
...gned to reach older adults with diabetes and their loved
ones. Although diabetes and its complications occu...ly for older adults living with diabetes and their loved
ones. This brochure, available in English and Spanish, focuses on the importance of a comprehensive ...
New study reveals attempted suicide often a snap decision fuelled by drugs and alcohol
...th professionals, as well as families, friends and loved
ones, an insight into the complex set of risk factors and motives behind self-harming behaviour. "It's important to understand the differences between those who attempt and those who die by suicide. Suicide and attempted suicide all share intentional...
Launch of NDEP campaign empowering older adults to manage their diabetes
... ages 60 and older with diabetes, as well as their loved
ones. Although diabetes and its complications occur in people of all ages, and racial and ethnic groups, older adults are more commonly affected, and many older adults with diabetes are on fixed incomes that make it difficult for them to follow all r...
Hopkins study shows living kidney 'paired donation' an effective strategy in overcoming donor-recipient incompatiblities
...nds of patients who cannot receive a kidney from a loved
one to be transplanted by exchanging donors with a stranger. "This is especially important," Montgomery said, "because it offers hope to patients who have compatibility issues that make it difficult for them to find suitable donors." KPD is a proces...
Examining how medicine is taught
...how to communicate well when caring for us and our loved
ones, yet the environment in which medical students become physicians is often not conducive to producing these caring qualities. Teams from eight medical schools across the United States and Canada met recently on the campus of the Indiana Universit...
Nation's experts to answer questions about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
... host of ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. "I loved
being part of ADHD Experts on Call last year and I am excited about the many people we will impact this year. I hope that by working with all of these great people and sharing how support and treatment has made a difference in my life, I'll help oth...
National critical care program benefits families, patients, and hospitals
...tal program developed to support families visiting loved
ones in the intensive care unit (ICU) has signific...munication with ICU team members and care of their loved
one; decreased family stress; decreased patient anxiety; and increased staff communication and colla...
Parkinson's medication appears to trigger excessive gambling
... much,' or family members would mention that their loved
one had been gambling excessively, that this behav...inic patients analyzed can destroy a patient's and loved
ones' quality of life. "Potentially, their financial reserves would be depleted, and they would negl...
Specific regions of brain implicated in anorexia nervosa, finds Univ. of Pittsburgh study
...st obvious warning signs and dismiss comments from loved
ones that suggest they are seriously and medically ill. People with anorexia nervosa have extreme self-denial, not only of food, but often of many comforts and pleasures in life. Yet people with anorexia nervosa can be very energetic and productive,"...
Conflicts pitting doctors vs. patients / kin is #1 issue in medical ethics, Canadian experts say
...Making these sorts of life and death decisions for loved
ones can have an enormous impact emotionally on family members charged with such responsibility. 10) Surgical innovation and new technologies Since variation is part of perfecting surgical techniques, it's difficult to determine when surgical in...
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