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Mindfulness-based Stress Management Course for cancer survivors

One year ago   |   By News Medical

Cancer, like so many other overwhelming or life-altering situations, can really stick with a person. For many, the end of treatment is met with a flood of emotions that can make it difficult to get back to normal life.
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New project aims to increase awareness among hospital clinicians of non-beneficial treatment at end-of-life

One year ago   |   By News Medical

Advances in medicine mean health care professionals can prolong life, yet some treatments have a low chance of providing tangible benefits to some patients, can result in a 'bad death' and represent a multi-million dollar cost to the public purse.
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Research shows doctors avoid talking to elderly patients about their mental...

Research shows doctors avoid talking to elderly patients about their mental health and just throw meds at them instead

There is nothing easy about getting older. Limited mobility, cognitive decline and the death of loved ones can leave the elderly feeling depressed and lonely. Studies have... Read more ...

Stay Safe and Well from the Summer Heat

Stay Safe and Well from the Summer Heat

Summer Health Tips: While summer months are fun and exciting, it can also lead to a few seasonal health concerns like dehydration, sunburn, heat stroke, etc. So, stay safe and... Read more ...

Weighing Yourself Daily May Help Cut Holiday Weight Gain

Weighing Yourself Daily May Help Cut Holiday Weight Gain

Stepping on the scales every day may be the key to weight loss. Engaging in daily self-weighing can help prevent people from gaining extra weight during holidays, finds a new... Read more ...

Is Bipolar Disorder Linked to Parkinson's Disease?

Is Bipolar Disorder Linked to Parkinson's Disease?

People with bipolar disorder were nearly seven times as likely to develop Parkinson's disease as people who did not have bipolar disorder, stated new study. Read more ...

Early Antiretroviral Treatment may Preserve Key Immune Responses to HIV...

Early Antiretroviral Treatment may Preserve Key Immune Responses to HIV, Says Study

Limiting the amount of HIV virus the immune system encounters can stimulate much more potent CD8 T cell responses, leading to the development of long-term immune memory... Read more ...

Dog owners are suffering hand injuries because they're holding their leads wrong

Dog owners are suffering hand injuries because they're holding their leads wrong

A single hospital - Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust - treated 30 serious hand injuries caused by 'dog lead or collar misuse' in just one year, the British Society for... Read more ...

Doctors dismissed Spanish flu as being a 'minor infection' before the 1918...

Doctors dismissed Spanish flu as being a 'minor infection' before the 1918 pandemic

Research from Queen Mary University in London found doctors were seeing Spanish flu for years before it exploded into a pandemic which infected a third of the world's population. Read more ...

New Gene Variations for Type 2 Diabetes Found

New Gene Variations for Type 2 Diabetes Found

The genes identified in the study and the proteins they encode are potential targets for new diabetes medicines, and may help improve understanding and treatment of the... Read more ...

Does Sleep Quality Really Decline With Age?

Does Sleep Quality Really Decline With Age?

One of the most common complaints people have as they age is poor quality sleep. They get less sleep than younger people, and, despite what you may have heard, their sleep... Read more ...

62,000 pounds of beef recalled over E. coli concerns days before Memorial...

62,000 pounds of beef recalled over E. coli concerns days before Memorial Day weekend

The recall, issued on Wednesday, involves short ribs, brisket, ribeyes, and more. It comes days after a top hot dog vendor recalled 2,000 pounds of frankfurters after finding... Read more ...