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Prevalence of concussion effects linked to 'pot of gold' lawsuits, researcher says

...often for patients who are tangled financially and psychologically in litigation. In the new review -- which appears in the May-June edition of the journal Psychosomatics -- Hall and coauthors try to strip litigation out of the picture to uncover a clearer idea of the recovery times and pathology of postconcussional...

Stress may increase long-term success of vaccinations

...ts in the current study showed that mice that were psychologically stressed for a short period of time about two hours prior to an immunization had significantly better immune responses than non-stressed mice when both groups of animals were re-exposed to the same antigen several months later. "A brief feeling of ...

Mayo Clinic finds chronic cough patients report a miserable existence

...onic cough adversely affects the patient socially, psychologically and physically," says Kaiser Lim, M.D., Mayo Clinic pulmonologist and allergist and lead study investigator. "It's important for people with chronic cough to have empathy and realize that there are physicians who are working to help understand this p...

Psychologically distressed children more likely to be involved in bullying

... is perceived by peers as being less physically or psychologically powerful than the aggressor(s)." In a 2000 survey ...ge is that elementary school-aged children who are psychologically distressed are more likely to be involved in some form of bullying, and children who struggle academ...

A good night's sleep can mean a better day at school

... likely that other kids who are physiologically or psychologically at risk for learning or attention problems could be even more vulnerable to the negative effects of inadequate sleep." Dr. Fallone spoke today at the American Medical Association's 24th annual Science Reporters Conference in Washington, D.C. In the s...

Debilitating jaw and neck pain targeted through $19 million NIH support, multidisciplinary center

...ll be further evaluated genetically, medically and psychologically to identify factors contributing to their pain and dysfunction. Based on their individual characteristics, the subjects will be further classified into subgroups for which improved treatments can be developed and targeted. UNC scientists already are ...

Stress substantially slows human body's ability to heal

...specifically why it is so important that people be psychologically prepared for their surgeries," Kiecolt-Glaser explained. Colleague Glaser added, "We have enough data now from all of our past studies to basically suggest that hospitals need to modify existing practices in ways that will reduce stress prior to sur...

Rapid emotional recovery of breast-cancer survivors surprises researchers

...Cancer. "We thought we'd find that women do worse psychologically after treatment," says Washington University psychologist, Teresa L. Deshields, Ph.D., assistant professor of medicine. "That's the clinical lore. After all, many of the patients referred to us are the ones struggling at the end of treatment. But our...

Corrective cosmetics may not boost quality of life for women with severe facial blemishes

...ion to cover blemishes may have had a tougher time psychologically dealing with their blemishes than did the women who didn't use corrective makeup," Balkrishnan said. "Although it's difficult to say why this is, it may be that the women who didn't wear makeup to cover their blemishes felt more confident in their ap...

Lack of specialist training for nurses is failing adolescent cancer patients

...cancer and its treatment, and how well they manage psychologically with the difficulties of suffering from and, in many cases, surviving a life-threatening illness," said Miss Smith. "There are more teenagers and young people with cancer than there are children with cancer. However, services for young people are wa...

Youngest hurricane victims facing...

...ms in their children, who in this case are already psychologically vulnerable. The analysis from Operation Assist has recommended a review of disaster preparedness planning for both mid-term and long-term recovery efforts to reconstitute medical care and mental health systems and providing for continuity of care. ...

Children's emotional distress after hurricane linked with parents' stress levels

... how well children and their parents had recovered psychologically and emotionally from Hurricane Charley eight months following the natural disaster. The researchers also looked at home damage from the hurricane and its effects on stress levels. The researchers sent anonymous surveys home with all children from the...

Length of deprivation in infants affects intellectual development for years

... severely malnourished and severely physically and psychologically delayed. Now a new study published in the May/June issue of the journal Child Development finds that despite having spent at least seven-and-a-half years in their adoptive homes and having had six years of schooling, the early experiences of profound...

Exercise improves quality of life for patients with severe chronic pulmonary hypertension

... training in patients with severe PH is beneficial psychologically and physically. "Low-dose respiratory and exercise training may add to an optimized medical therapy. Nevertheless, for safety reasons exercise training should be started in the hospital and closely monitored in an out-patient setting. Cooperation be...

LSD treatment for alcoholism gets new look

...The LSD somehow gave these people experiences that psychologically took them outside of themselves and allowed them to see their own unhealthy behavior more objectively, and then determine to change it," said Dyck, who read the researchers' published and private papers and recently interviewed some of the patients i...

Nonminority medical students more satisfied than minority students, study finds

...ture health care is dependent upon the creation of psychologically healthy physicians who work cooperatively in multidisciplinary teams," says Daniel Rohe, Ph.D., lead author of the second study. "Pass-fail grading enhances learning the critical social skills required to function effectively in multidisciplinary hea...

Regular acupressure can significantly reduce agitated behavior in dementia

...oved from familiar surroundings and demoralise and psychologically distress caregivers. "People are living longer and, as a result, we face increased numbers of people with dementia. It is very important that we find interventions that enable us to provide more effective care for them, both in their own home and i...

Americans believe global warming is real, want action, but not as a priority

...said. "These associations are to geographically or psychologically distant impacts, generic warming trends, or a completely different environmental problem. Thus it's not too surprising that global warming remains a relatively low priority. "One of the most important things that we found is what we didn't find," h...

Brain activity reflects differences in types of anxiety

...," Miller said. "Whether you want to treat anxiety psychologically or biologically and we know that either type of intervention affects both the psychology and the biology of the person these findings are a reminder that you might want to assess people carefully before you embark on a particular type of treatment....

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(Date:10/15/2014)... the 44th Rosenstiel Award for Distinguished Work in Biomedical ... the mechanisms of genomic instability and its implications for ... second alumnus to win the Rosenstiel Award; the first, ... Alt is the Charles A. Janeway Professor of Pediatrics ... an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at ...
(Date:10/14/2014)... – Scientists have sequenced the house fly genome for ... might expect from an insect that thrives in pathogen-rich ... Oct. 14 in the journal Genome Biology , ... and of how flies quickly adapt to resist insecticides, ... house flies (Musca domestica) carry and transmit more than ...
(Date:10/14/2014)... of scientists led by researchers at the University ... of Miami Miller School of Medicine (UMMSM) have ... underlying bipolar (manic depressive) disorder, a breakthrough that ... affective disorder, as well as depression and other ... online this week in Nature Molecular Psychiatry ...
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