Tag: "counseling" at medical news
Sexual abuse affect health for a lifetime
...elated hormonal alterations. It was evaluated that counseling
to an extent may improve the health of those who are sexually abused early and it needs further advance research....
Now AIDS treatment comes dirt-cheap
...ail as offered by Cipla. Another argument is that counseling
and close monitoring of medication is equally important, at least in the developing world, where treatment for many AIDS patients is still only a dream. But for the hapless HIV positive victims this news will surely bring some cheer that there is st...
Alternative medicine more popular among HIV positive patients
...style changes, dietary supplements, mega vitamins, counseling
and herbal medications seem to be the most preferred forms of alternative treatment used by these patients. 70% of these patients said that these therapies had improved their condition. The study was conducted by researchers headed by Dr. Joan Dugga...
Breast cancer treatment to be determined by gene test
...ashington, D.C., offered rapid genetic testing and counseling
to 175 newly diagnosed breast cancer patients who ... or mastectomy treatment. The genetic testing and counseling
changed the view of the patients and made them take up the surgery eagerly. This way, women were mor...
Glaxo launches pills to help smokers quit in 7-12 weeks
..., the complete treatment involves a combination of counseling
and regular use of Zyban", he said. The product, with a reported success rate of 30 per cent, has a couple of side-effects, mainly dry mouth and insomnia. "While dry mouth can be avoided by increasing fluid intake, insomnia can be reduced by taking ...
Stop smoking and reduce weight
...n this group. Among the factors emphasized in this counseling
was that the health benefits of quitting smoking s...r the standard therapy groups. Women in the weight counseling
group gained, on average, 5.5 pounds, while women in the weight control and the standard therapy gro...
Alcoholism Drug Fails To Prevent Drinking Relapses
...o its FDA approval, showed that when combined with counseling
naltrexone could help control alcoholism by reducing drinking days and increasing days without liquor. The drug was also shown to suppress cravings and prevent relapses. In fact, the latest study was intended to learn not whether the drug was effecti...
Healing a painful neck
...rcise therapy or treatment// with pain medications counseling
and education. Neck pain is a common problem, affecting 10 percent to 15 percent of the general population. The condition strikes most often around age 55, and women experience it more often than men. Although doctors can sometimes pinpoint the caus...
Advanced STD programs required
...successful. These five included on-site individual counseling
and HIV testing, mass communications regarding risk reduction, and multiple-component motivation and skills education in STI clinics. The rest of the 30 studies were designed more to focus on behavioral and social psychological outcomes as opposed to...
Quitting the smoking habit
...e stop smoking medications and also took part in a counseling
program run by internal medicine and psychiatric residents. The counseling
sessions consisted of medical management sessions in which the internal medicine residents reviewed ...
A new way out for heroin addicts
...havioral group therapy, received weekly individual counseling
sessions, and submitted regular urine samples for analysis to detect drug use. Researchers found that three-quarters of those in the first group (i.e. those who received buprenorphine daily) remained in the treatment program one year later compared ...
Age should not rule out visectomy reversal
...than 40 years and, therefore, careful preoperative counseling
is required for these couples," they add. During a vasectomy, a surgeon cuts a small section out of each vas deferens, the tubes that carry sperm from the testes. The open ends of the tubes are then closed. The procedure can be reversed through a sur...
Early Detection Of Facial Abnormalities in a Fetus
... thereby allowing parents to receive the necessary counseling
before the birth of their child....
Panic Disorder Can Be Handled Better
... the usual treatment group received medication and counseling
from a physician on the recognition and treatment of panic disorder only. It was established that patients in the combined cognitive-behavioral and medication group showed greater mental health improvements than the routine treatment group....
Risk of breast cancer may be lowered by diet
...The other dietary interventions used was nutrition counseling
sessions done at regular intervals. The age of the women under the study were between 48 and 79 years of age. The women were under observation for a period of five years. All type women in the study had undergone standard breast cancer management pro...
Trained Counselors Counseling Pregnant Smokers To Quit May Not Work
...hem quit. Motivational interviewing - a one to one counseling
style designed for treating addictions - is widely taught on smoking cessation-training courses but may not apply during pregnancy. The study took place in Glasgow, Scotland, and involved 762 pregnant women who were regular smokers at antenatal book...
Family Counseling To Encourage Children Eat Healthy
...nd’s University of Turku had found that home-based counseling
could lead to healthier eating habits among childr...tacks, strokes and related illnesses. After five counseling
sessions spaced over nearly three years, participating children reported eating less fat and salt th...
Weight reduction by 5% may help in treating nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
...ns in patients with NAFLD is important for patient counseling
as well as for designing future clinical trials. ...formation from this study is important for patient counseling
and for the large population of individuals with hypertransaminasemia due to NAFLD....
Birth Defects Caused By Acne Medication Can Be Minimized By Voluntary Pregnancy Prevention
...cent of the women reported receiving contraception counseling
while taking the drug. In addition, the results showed that healthcare professionals and their patients failed to comply with a number of key SMART and/or PPP requirements. According to these requirements, women must have two negative pregnancy tes...
Home Based Rapid HIV Test Kit to be approved by US – OraQuick Test Ki
...ain a leaflet containing written information about counseling
would be included with the test. The US Food and Drugs Administration have already approved one other home HIV test. But, the test procedure is different in which the person should send a dried blood spot on a test paper to a lab to be analyzed for...
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