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How a man's mind really works

...n the female brain. So while women find emotional conversations a good way to chill out at the end of the day, the tired male brain needs to zone out all that touchy-feely chatter in order to relax -- which is why he wants the remote control to zap through "mindless" sport or action movies. His brain takes in le...

Critical Decisions Have To Be Taken By Mothers Of Premature Babies

...2 time period, and came to the conclusion that the conversations that the parents held with the doctors were poorly documented. Three options are presented to women who are about to deliver premature babies, they are, 1) initiate intensive care for the new born baby or resuscitate the baby; 2) keeping the baby c...

Adult Children Fail to Understand Parents Wishes

...ght with regard to starting conversations. Several conversations are necessary for an adult to understand the wishes of his parents. The earlier an open dialogue is started between the parent and the child, the better it will be at a later stage, according to Carpenter...

Snippy haircuts, snappier AIDS lessons from barbers

...a tree or by the side of a bus stand, they snap up conversations with customers while giving them a shave or a haircut. But the barbers // aren't quite indulging in idle chitchat: they are talking HIV/AIDS. In a novel initiative, 85 roadside barbers in the busy commercialised neighbourhood of Lajpat Nagar in so...

MP3s And iPods Can Damage Hearing

...definitely affect hearing, according to him. If conversations and other noises are blocked, the player is too loud. Kileny posited that future generations of the machines might best be fitted with lights or some other notice of excessive decibel measures. Representatives at Apple and Sony, two of the biggest ma...

Radiation Hazard From Use Of Cordless Phones

...cy has urged that people restrict their telephonic conversations to a minimal level owing to the radiation hazard from use of //cordless phones. Germany's federal bureau for radiation protection (BfS) in Salzgitter says people who use the phones are advised to put the base station in an area of their home where ...

Heart disease: Men Are From Mars, Women From Venus

...eotape recording of the conversation was done. The conversations were given a suitable code to establish the nature...t' was considered to be less warm. Although some conversations seemed peaceful and calm, most of the couples displayed hostility to a level that necessitated marri...

Sharing Personal Stories Can Help Bond Parents And Kids

...This can be attributed to busy lifestyle. Extended conversations among family members have indeed become a rare eve...our busy lifestyles today don’t allow for extended conversations among family members, and we miss the opportunity to share the stories of our families. Sharing stor...

Transformed Transforms Physician Centered Practice To Patient Centered One

...ients can interact with the doctors through e-mail conversations or can have group discussions. But Martin says that the research laboratory will be used to determine the success of the TransforMED model. TransforMED will provide primary-care practices with the tools and consulting services needed to implement ...

Most Women Have Unrealistic Expectations From Screening Mammography

...s, their beliefs about mammography are revealed in conversations and these now are shown in a more objective way in the survey.”Sorce: Newswise...

Men Think Of Sex When They See A Woman For The First Time

...d to fill the surveys about their partners and the conversations they had before leaving. The researchers found that men had rated their female partners as more sexual especially if they found that she was physically attractive too than the women who rated their male partners. The researchers said that it was no...

Phone Calls Lend Vital Support to Moms of Mentally Ill Children

...e by e-mail. Scharer examined data from 63 phone conversations of 16 of the 46 mothers who are in the initial study. The women, whose ages range from 26 - 62, are the maternal figure in the household – the woman who has custody of the child and may be the biological mother, grandmother, foster mother or stepmoth...

Elders with Dementia Can Tap Into Memory Stores to Give Advice

...oreover, asking for advice may have contributed to conversations that were more to the point than those seen in the social conversation situation.' The researchers also conducted a second study to explore whether adults with dementia had retained the ability to serve in a teaching role. For this study, six adult...

Prayer and Faith Helps Parents Endure Their Child’s Deat

...(PERCS), which helps clinicians practice difficult conversations with parents. They administered anonymous questionnaires to 56 parents whose children had died in one of three pediatric intensive care units (ICUs) in Boston after the parents decided to withdraw life-sustaining therapies. The deceased children ra...

Canadian teens keep problems to themselves

... of teens and parents say that the most meaningful conversations are held at the dinner table, in the car or before bed.” “The implication is that we need to nurture those times,” she said. Source-Medindi GYT...

Many Kidney Specialists Feel Unprepared for End-of-Life Decisions

... Dr. Davison. "Dialysis patients prefer that these conversations happen early in the illness and expect their physicians to initiate and guide the discussion—even if for some patients, much of the discussion occurs with family members, outside the patient-physician relationship." Source-Newswise SRM...

Alzheimer's - From Curiosity To Worldwide Disease

...ry loss on 31 handwritten pages. His notes include conversations held with "Auguste D". "What is your name?" "Auguste." - "Surname?" "Auguste". "What is your husband's name?" "Auguste, I believe." After the patient's death on April 8, 1906 at "1/4 to 6 in the morning", Alzheimer had Auguste Deter's brain sent to...

Recording Neo-natal Consultations Is Helpful to Parents

...ut to assess the usefulness of audio recording the conversations between mothers and their neo-natal consultants. Two hundred mothers with babies in NICU were put into two groups – the first had their consultation recorded and were given a copy of the recording. The second – the control group – did not receive a r...

Telephone Outreach Boost CRC Screening In Urban Minority

...ne education during the study – an average of five conversations totaling 23.5 minutes within six months-- while half received only printed material (via direct mail) recommending CRC screening. The impact of phone intervention far exceeded the researchers' expectations. Those who received telephone education we...

Elderly Patients Usually Keep Mum About Use of Alternative Medicine , Reveals Survey

...ey conducted by NCCAM, by examining the telephonic conversations of around 1600 patients, and their doctors. It was observed that the 69 percent of the elderly (aged 50 years and above) who took complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) were not likely to discuss this with their doctors. CAM is a group of...

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