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Complementary Therapy may Reduce Pregnancy Chances in Women

... options. We are currently developing brief coping interventions that may be more appealing to people who do not want to use conventional one or one or group counselling. The study also found that women who used CAT had a 20% lower pregnancy success rate over the 12-month treatment period. Our findings do not al...

Medicaid Data Analysis

...unity based providers. In fact, Promising brief interventions for co-occurring disorders designed especially for emergency departments and trauma centers are currently available, says Clark....

Nutrition Education Has Proved to Be Futile

...healthy through rigorous hospital and clinic-based interventions that involve regular check-ins, family involvement, scheduled exercise and nutrition education. School programs that increase physical activity are also more likely to have an impact than nutrition education. "It's true, it didn't change what they ...

Reduction in Antidepressant Leads to Suicidal Risks

...ote. Thus, while it is now evident that regulatory interventions can alter patterns of practice, whether this is desirable is uncertain, they conclude. There is an urgent need for better data on the efficacy and safety of antidepressants to guide pediatric practice....

Exercising Significantly Enhances Quality of Life Among Elders

...measures may therefore be beneficial for selecting interventions that are of optimal value to older people. The study is published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society....

Erection Drugs Don't Boost Men's Self-esteem

...g was not improved in the men who had used medical interventions for their ED." "In fact there was no difference in the reports, regardless of whether they were on drugs," Dr Matic added. A spokesman for Viagra manufacturer Pfizer, maintained that the drug "improved the sex lives of more than 30 million men wo...

Specific Protein is Instrumental in Myelination

... models points the way to developing treatments or interventions to enhance healthy brain development and/or brain disease repair in children and adults. The paper will be published in the August issue of Nature Neuroscience. By understanding the fundamental mechanisms of brain development, we get closer to find...

Britains Free Fruit -And -Vegetable -Scheme Falls Flat

...ildren who remain in the scheme - however, further interventions may be needed to prevent the waning of this effect."...

A Role Model Spouse can Pass on Good Health Habits

...h of married patients, Falba said. "For example, interventions to increase exercise or reduce abusive drinking might provide explicit tips about how to get the spouse involved in exercise or how to get the spouse to help reduce drinking cues in the couple's lives," Falba said. The study was supported by the R...

Rounding Up Rodeo Injuries Helps in Prevention

...rodeo safer for cowboys and finding more effective interventions to prevent serious injury. Media contact:Don McSwineyDirector Of CommunicationsUniversity of Calgary, Faculty of KinesiologyPhone: (403) 220-7652 or Cell: (403) 852-7652Email: don.mcswiney@ucalgary.ca...

Genetics is Not the Reason for Family Break-ups

...th adults and children. This further suggests that interventions specifically targeted at the consequences of divorce are important for our society, D'Onofrio said. D'Onofrio's findings appear in the August issue of Journal of Marriage and Family Research. The researchers used a new research design, the study ...

Smokers may Be Motivated to Quit During Interventions in Hospital Stays

...om the hospital, usually by telephone calls. The interventions that the review considered intensive provided smok...ne reviewers estimated that when smokers underwent interventions such as these, the odds of quitting smoking increased by 65 percent at six months to 12 months after...

Less Information on Dietary Treatment in Type2 Diabetes

...and well-reported studies which examine a range of interventions and see how they influence many of the features that are important in type 2 diabetes, says Lucie Nield. The researchers point out that there is some good news, in that one promising study is already underway....

Hospital Provides an Oppurtunity to Quit Smoking

...natural group of people to consider targeting with interventions that help them achieve this goal. Research carried... people. The research showed that only intensive interventions with at least 30 minutes of counselling in the hospital and at least one-month of additional support...

Wounded British Troops Wait Hours to Reach Hospital

...ke Vietnam, specialists could now perform advanced interventions in the helicopter, it added. During the period covered by Parker's paper, no wounded soldiers lost their lives in transit who were otherwise expected to survive, while four did unexpectedly survive, the ministry said. "The care that we provide is equ...

Doctors Warn of Deficiencies in Antenatal HIV Testing

...voidance of breastfeeding. However, none of these interventions can take place without awareness of the mothers HIV status, argue two senior doctors from Warwickshire Hospital in Coventry. In the United Kingdom, all antenatal clinics routinely offer HIV testing. Most mothers accept screening, but two recent cas...

New York Records Decline in Smoking Rate

...-hitting anti-tobacco ads. By all indications, the interventions have made a difference. Hard-hitting ads work, said Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas R. Frieden -- especially when theyre paired with a tobacco tax and smoke-free air legislation. With nearly a quarter of a million fewer smokers, New York City is leadi...

The International Diabetes Federation Launches US$ 10 Million Grant to Improve Diabetes Care

...al research in diabetes is taking proven lifestyle interventions found effective through trials and training groups...high risk for diabetes are using the DPP lifestyle interventions and doing prevention programmes in their churches and wellness centres. Thus far, the programme has ...

Drug Firms Sue British Regulator Over Alzheimer's Drugs

...re that needs to be offered," he said. "Non-drug interventions have an important part to play and the evidence indicates that drugs are simply not effective for some patients." Symptoms of Alzheimer's, the commonest form of dementia which affects about 450,000 people in Britain, include mood swings, confusion ...

Childhood Cancer can Lead to Chronic Health Problems Later in Life: Study

...imately, the findings show that early, life-saving interventions come at a price - one that can take a heavy toll on the survivors' quality of life, and reduce their life expectancy. The results emphasise the need for ongoing monitoring of young cancer patients so subsequent problems can be diagnosed and treated...

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