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Spirituality helps lessen arthritic pain

...pain. Patients who use religion or spirituality to cope with the chronic pain of rheumatoid arthritis can ... is positive mental attitude and feeling strong to cope with pain with spirituality...

A sunscreen from the sea

...ture. Corals have developed natural sunscreens to cope with long-term exposure to the high-intensity ultraviolet radiation penetrating shallow reef waters and, in the 1980s, AIMS discovered a natural ultra-violet (UV) blocking compound in reef corals.// "We believe that within a very few years the coral...

Meditation relieves stress

... dramatic improvements.// They were better able to cope with stress, felt relaxed and increased mental clarity. The programme included mindfulness meditation, emotional expression and social support. The benefits were maintained for up to a year, although the results are limited by the fact that only 30...

Dementia - a global problem

... has been common for many years. Imagine trying to cope in a developing country, where there are few - if any - support systems for the affected family. That's why the 10/66 Dementia Research Group, funded by the World Health Organisation, and led by doctors in India and the UK, is trying to raise aware...

More about HIV

...who actively fought their disease and were able to cope well with the stress of having HIV significantly p...g cells. Individuals who are depressed, who cannot cope well with life events, who are physically challenged, and whose lifestyles contribute to daily stres...

An effective way to treat angina

...ess because the blood supply to their heart cannot cope with the oxygen demand being made on it. They can be treated by angioplasty, to open up a blocked artery to the heart, or bypass surgery to short-circuit a vessel blockage.// Angina can relieved by another, less invasive, method by increasing bloo...

New pacemaker reduces risk of heart failure

... first attempt, doctors often take 2 to 4 hours to cope up with them. But after they get more skilled, this falls to about an hour and a half. The procedure is successful in about 97 % of cases....

Spiritual views aid after bereavement

...e, of strong spiritual beliefs helped these people cope when their loved one died. Those who had a strong spiritual belief reported steady progress in coming to terms with their loss over a period of 12 months. But those who had no beliefs had problems in coping. Those who had low levels of belief had p...

A new herbal therapy to quit smoking

...editation. The therapy is meant to help the smoker cope with anxiety, social discomfort, anger, boredom, and depression. The herbal drops and non-nicotine cigarettes that will be provided also help in overcoming physical addictions, therapists say. Although the programme ends in 15 days, the person, now...

Emotional intelligence in Cancer

...e of emotional intelligence in how cancer patients cope with their condition. They recruited breast cancer patients to fill out an anonymous survey online. More than 550 women filled out the survey and 200 of the responses were usable for the study. The questions centered on emotional intelligence, social...

Personality Impacts Arthritis

...y characteristics to determine who is best able to cope with a diagnosis. Researchers studied 78 patients who were diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. The patients were assessed for anxiety and depressed mood at the time of the diagnosis and again after three and five years. Researchers looked at the ro...

Prolonged survival not assured by psychological therapies for cancer patients

...nd therapy// at the time of diagnosis to help them cope with treatment and the illness itself. But whether psychological intervention actually improves the survival prospects of someone with cancer cannot be guaranteed for sure. A team at Peninsula Medical School surveyed eleven clinical trials, covering...

WHO lifts HongKong advisory

...utbreak. Hospitals on the island are struggling to cope with the latest increase in cases. Taiwan has a total number of 538 confirmed cases -- the third highest after China and Hong Kong. Sixty people have died of SARS in Taiwan. The situation in Taiwan has led the WHO to broaden its advisory against trav...

Ginseng Associated with Pregnancy Risks

...ove physical and mental abilities, and help people cope with stress.Previous studies suggest it is regularly used by pregnant women, particularly in Asian countries. // Studies done, found up to 10 percent of women had taken the supplement while pregnant. Another recent survey found about 9 percent of p...

HRT Found To Increase Stroke Risk

...may want to look for an alternative to HRT to help cope with their menopausal symptoms //as they may be at risk of experiencing a stroke .They may be especially prone to having an ischemic stroke, which is the most common type of stroke caused by blockage of blood to the brain. Researchers studied the he...

Married men fare better after surgery in prostrate cancer treatment

...part of the treatment for prostrate cancer seem to cope better when //they have the support of their spouses. Such men reported better psychological and social well being after the surgery than their loner counterparts. Married men had fewer fears about their well being after surgery than men who did not ...

Colic in babies may be related to maternal depression and stress

...ion between the family members are often unable to cope with the scene and maternal responsibilities. Newborns brought up in such a family may have difficulty in establishing fulfilling social relationships....

Warding off symptoms of premenstrual syndrome by combination therapy

... the past have shown that calcium has helped women cope with PMS, however more recent studies suggest that when calcium is combined with enough vitamin D, it may help prevent PMS altogether. Researchers also observed women who ate four servings or more a day of a dairy product, including milk, and found t...

Sleep Not Critical For Early Brain Development Of Baby Dolphins

...mehow, these seafaring mammals have found a way to cope with sleep deprivation, facilitating rather than hindering a crucial phase of development for their offspring," said Dr. Jerome Siegel, a neuroscientist at the University of California-Los Angeles and head of neurobiology research at the VA Greater L...

Gender difference in Pain Experience - Women feel More Pain than men

...omen in different ways, and the strategies used to cope with pain may actually make their experience worse. The general conclusion drawn seems to indicate that there seem to be differences in how men and women think and feel about their pain. Dr Keogh. Suggests: “Our research has shown that whilst the s...

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