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Treatment for pre-menstrual syndrome is ineffective

...ve than taking a placebo. The report said previous beliefs that PMS was caused by a progesterone deficiency were "unsubstantiated".// Professor Shaughn O'Brien, head of Academic Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Keele who led the research, said the vast majority of women who suffer from the condition did not n...

The patient's voice

...rchers could learn a lot from the patient's ideas, beliefs and insights about their illness. It would help new patients too - showing they're not alone, and giving them vital information on managing their condition. // Doctors at the UK Cochrane Centre, are creating a unique database called DIPEx (Databas...

Cure for sleepless nights

...ons aimed at changing poor sleep habits and faulty beliefs and attitudes about sleep. "Although such behavioural intervention is more time consuming than drug therapy, it is worth the investment because therapeutic gains are well maintained." Said Dr.Morin....

Spiritual views aid after bereavement

...t study shows that many people with firm spiritual beliefs find it easier to deal with a bereavement. Researc...ow the presence,// or absence, of strong spiritual beliefs helped these people cope when their loved one died. Those who had a strong spiritual belief report...

False beliefs could cost cancer patients their lives

...heir study to other types of cancers, and to other beliefs about cancer....

Genetic differences found between Male and Female brains

...rson is even born. These findings negate long-held beliefs that testosterone and estrogen were responsible for sexually organizing the brain. It was thought that more testosterone production was all it took for a person to be "male." In this study, researchers performed two different genetic tests comparing...

No “ Lower Limit “ To The Age At Which Children Can Learn New Wors

...not. The above findings call into question earlier beliefs that most children only learn words for things they are interested in or when those words are linked to certain routines, such as “bath” or “dog.” Thus in conclusion researchers say parents should be aware that there may be no “lower limit” to the ...

Antibiotics for acute uncomplicated lower respiratory tract infection

...olution and is likely to reduce antibiotic use and beliefs in the effectiveness of antibiotics. LRTI being a seasonal and a common problem encountered in individuals and especially in the children, the present study reveals some interesting findings in terms of antibiotic use and abuse. DescriptionAccordin...

Anti-tobacco Advertising Can Reduces smoking Among Teens

...anti-tobacco advertising and youth smoking-related beliefs and behaviors. They surveyed data from school-base...ated with more favorable antismoking attitudes and beliefs among youth and reduced youth smoking. The strong associations between antismoking attitudes and bel...

Suicidal Tendencies May Be Treated With Cognitive Therapy

...s the identification of thoughts, images, and core beliefs that were activated prior to the suicide attempt. ...ere applied to address the identified thoughts and beliefs and participants were helped to develop adaptive ways of coping with stressors. Usual care included ...

Eating healthy is cost effective

...uld be addressed by practitioners so that negative beliefs about the cost of a healthful diet do not become barriers in the adoption of positive dietary changes....

Consuming Vinegar Before A Meal Found To Help Dieters Eat Less

...d drinks have taken off in recent months, owing to beliefs in their medicinal properties. According to the leading makers of vinegar in Japan , their sales have nearly trippled to 21.46 billion yen between March and August 2004 from 7.57 billion yen in the same period in 2000....

Resident Physicians Need More Preparations To Treat Patients From Different Cultures

...c cultural characteristics, such as those who have beliefs or practices at odds with Western medicine. Socio-cultural differences between patients and physicians influence communication and clinical decision making, and there is evidence that patient-physician communication is directly linked to patient sa...

AIDS control requires co-coordinated move regarding safe sexual practices

...preading messages on safe sex rather than on moral beliefs of the society. Furthermore, the information needs to be open and honest so that people can make informed choices about a particular situation. HIV/AIDS is not just any ordinary health issue because the impact of the disease could be felt on virtu...

Vitamin Abuse Syndrome In the UK

... Council said 'The general public have unrealistic beliefs in the vitamin's benefits. If you have normal levels of vitamins in your body, the benefits are that you don't get certain known diseases. But the converse is not true - if you have excessive amounts you do not become super fit and strong'. There is...

Fairer Sex Better Equipped To Deal With Heart Disease

..."It's important to understand women's perceptions, beliefs and attitudes about cardiac disease and its treatment. If women do not perceive their cardiac disease as severe, they may not pursue medical evaluation, treatment or rehabilitation," commented lead researcher Steven Erickson. It was also found that w...

Widespread Commercialisation Of Human Organ Donation In China

...ope left for such victims. In spite of religious beliefs that require the availability of the whole human body for afterlife ceremonies, organ trade from executed prisoners has been a flourishing business in China. Furthermore, the financial benefit from the transplantation surgery is another added reason ...

Religious sensitivity of medicos gender-dependent

...the effects of a patient's spiritual and religious beliefs on medical care and end-of-life issues (hope, organized religion, personal spirituality, and effects on medical care). The researchers want to expand the research to determine why the impact of training designed to the support patients' spiritual ...

Home Remedies More Used By Blacks And Native Americans

...elders of ethnic minority groups. Culturally based beliefs about health and appropriate strategies for mainta...fference in home remedy use. Ethnic differences in beliefs about the meaning of illness, appropriate approaches for health management and individual responsibi...

Increased Risk Of HIV Transmission Following Vaginal Washing

...ransmission. The behavioral practices and cultural beliefs that lead to vaginal washing need to be better understood before any work to include the results of this study into prevention programmes on the ground can occur”, concluded Robin Brady, Chief Executive of HIV charity....

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