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Magnetic stimulation treatment for depression helping difficult-to-treat cases at UT Southwestern

...60, said. "I'm participating in life again. I went shopping at a new store near my home and realized it wasn't drudgery. I actually enjoyed myself." UT Southwestern is one of 14 sites in the United States, Australia and Canada participating in the clinical trial for TMS. It is being evaluated for treating mod...

Johns Hopkins study shows home test kits highly effective against sexually transmitted diseases

...tion does business -- from researching homework to shopping for clothes. Not surprisingly, they prefer using the Internet to also help take care of their health." The Hopkins findings, to be presented at the 105th general meeting of the American Society for Microbiology on June 8, are believed to be the firs...

Study finds lifestyle modification and weight loss medication superior to either approach used alone

...ironment - for example, by keeping food records or shopping for groceries from a list," added Berkowitz, who is also Chair of Psychiatry, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Participants who received sibutramine plus brief lifestyle counseling lost significantly more weight than those treated by sibutra...

Ethics in a pandemic

...in quarantine, cut off from family, friends, work, shopping and possibly medical care for other aliments, the report says. The public should also be made aware of the need for quarantine and the consequences of non-compliance. "The decision to use restrictive measures need to be made in an open, fair and legi...

HRCT reveals asthmatic risk long after cat allergen exposure

...hed in office buildings, trains, buses, hospitals, shopping malls, movie theaters, hotels, restaurants and even the offices of allergists....

How 'hot' emotional brain interferes with 'cool' processing

...aggressive behavior; neutral images such as people shopping or working; and scrambled images that meant nothing. The subjects were then showed a face image and asked to determine whether it was one of the original "to-be-memorized" faces or a new face. Throughout the tests, the subjects' brains were scanned u...

Farmworkers' paradox: Stanford study shows field laborers not eating what they grow

...es, schools, senior centers, small stores and even shopping malls proposing changes that will help encourage healthier behaviors, such as asking taquerias and corner stores to offer low-fat milk and to increase their fruit and vegetable supplies. "For example, the health department negotiated with the main ag...

Cohabiting is bad for women's health - but not men's

...ing regular meals and taking control of their food shopping and preparation. Dr Lake said: "You can't just blame an unhealthy lifestyle or diet on your partner, as there are many other things that affect what you eat and do. However, research has shown that your partner is a strong influence on lifestyle an...

Making a healthy lunch a greater national priority

...portance of lunch, and promotions in supermarkets, shopping centres and major events like the Sydney Royal Easter Show....

Reducing the damage caused by cardiac arrest

...osts in other locations spanned a wide range, with shopping malls at $67,690, hotels at $143,530, restaurants and bars at $347,954, medical offices at $955,614, and stadiums and fairgrounds at $1,910,193. Valerie J. De Maio, MD, concludes, "Less than 15% of cardiac arrests occur in public venues. PAD progra...

Patients need help finding medical information, U-M study finds

...fferent styles of information. There's no one-stop shopping for health information," she says....

Study finds sizeable underutilization of hip and knee replacement procedures

...tinue to take care of themselves and do their own shopping or housework may not need assisted living or nursing home services," said George. "Most data are limited to studies in one or two medical centers and does not reflect the kind of monitoring that is the norm in the average community hospital. We will ...

'Food insecure' Appalachians more likely to be obese, diabetic, study finds

...ior centers, community centers, grocery stores and shopping malls. While the sample is not representative of the region in which it was collected, the study provides an impression of the problems faced by residents of rural Appalachia. "This does have implications for policy, and it has implications for patie...

Study finds safety intervention increases use of child safety restraints in shopping carts

... States hospital emergency departments in 2005 for shopping cart-related injuries. According to a study publis...ly increased the use of child safety-restraints in shopping carts. This study looked at the effectiveness of an in-store intervention to increase the use of ...

FDA safety alerts for automated external defibrillators occur frequently

...laces, including many airports, sports arenas, and shopping centers, has resulted in the saving of innumerable lives, according to background information in the article. AEDs are easy to use, but are technically complex devices that occasionally malfunction. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is resp...

A better diet through online shopping?

Advice provided while internet shopping can help people buy healthier food We all know t...ether dietary advice delivered through an internet shopping system could help people make healthier food choices. They conducted a randomized trial, offering pa...

Appetite changes, depression signal impulse control disorders in Parkinson disease

...Compulsive gambling, hypersexuality, and excessive shopping have been linked to treatment with dopamine agonists in small numbers of patients. It is unknown exactly how many patients experience such an impulse control disorder, although it is believed to be less than 10 percent of those receiving these drugs....

'Umbrella' valve provides a potential alternative to lung surgery

...talk without trouble breathing, and can go out for shopping or entertainment," said study coauthor Atul C. Mehta, MD, FCCP, Cleveland Clinic Foundation. "Although valve treatment is still investigational, it may offer an alternative treatment for patients with emphysema who are not good candidates for LVRS." ...

Study finds three-quarters of women are households' chief cook and food shopper

...ers of women still do most of the cooking and food shopping for their partner and family, suggests new researc...rgely relied upon to do the day-to-day cooking and shopping tasks. The study, funded by the Wellcome Trust, is published in the British Food Journal. The re...

On a diet? You'll spend more on impulse purchases

...ing have increased with the proliferation of ATMs, shopping on the Internet, and shop-at-home television progr...the researchers. "As a result, people should avoid shopping on days when they have earlier exercised great self-control or when starting a new self-improvement ...

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