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Frustrated With Fad Diets One Man Sets Out to Weed Through The Jungle of Plans

...rs along the way as well. Explains Big John on his motivation for discovering the top 5 diet plans on the internet. As America and the world becomes more and more overweight the equally distributing trend of companies setting out to profit from this occurrence grows just as quickly. There are more people in n...

Physical Activity can Be Increased by a Motivating Mail

... active, simple programs that provide feedback and motivation can play a crucial role in getting people off to a...nt group had to develop more internal or intrinsic motivation as they didnt have the specific social support and contact with a personal health educator. Wherea...

Emergency Department Guidelines to Improve Quality Patient Care

...ch as with inserting a chest tube, it will provide motivation for them to improve, says Wright. Wright says the scorecards also track which physicians may need more education on a particular therapy or procedure.In addition, if there are physicians who are doing an excellent job, we want to try to emulate th...

Sexual Fantasies Play an Important Role in Boosting Desire

...r to measure, on the one hand, the solitary sexual motivation and, on the other hand, the interest in having sexual intercourse with another person (didactic sexual desire). This fact is of a great importance because "it gives relevant information about possible disagreements in sexual desire that may appear in...

Hoarding can Endanger Lives, Says New Study

... gone pretty desperately wrong," Hart added. The motivation driving the compulsion to hoard varies among persons with the behavior. Some persons who hoard receive pleasure out of collecting items they want, for example a person who loves to shop sales. Even when their purchases begin to overtake their house, ...

UW Establishes Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center

...and outreach, the researchers note. "Part of our motivation is to build community," according to Kamp. "We want to bring people together to empower the basic research and the clinical applications any way we can."...

Choice is a Key Element in Success for Smokers Who Want to Quit

... This groundbreaking psychological theory of human motivation was developed by University of Rochester psycholog...ents received in the program resulted in a greater motivation to quit, willingness to try medications, higher levels of commitment to quit plans, and ultimately, ...

Tobacco Menace and What can Be Done About It

...ught prone areas, addiction and a singular lack of motivation among those charged with the task of combating the evil. Unless each one of these problems is addressed with earnestness, thousands will keep falling victims to a range of tobacco related diseases, she warns, bleeding the economy white. She al...

Mental Illness Foremost Reason for Absenteeism

... identifies that mental problems result in lack of motivation for further education and training thus limiting the employees capacity. The illness due to depression and stress is causing lots of misery to the family and friends. Research has also shown that the problem is also reaching the young school going...

PG-13 Rated Films Adversely Expose Kids to Violence

...n a good or bad light. The features included the motivation for violence, the presence of weapons, the consequences of violence and the degree of realism. The researchers found that a sample of 77 PG-13 rated had a total of 2,251 violent actions in the films with almost half resulting in death. Although a s...

Dispirited Teens Work Up Team Spirit to End Their Lives

...f one finds another equally depressed friend - the motivation to end one’s life is that much more. It is akin to working together for a common goal. The two girls who were found hanging ended their lives in the hope of finding better lives in heaven together, as revealed in their suicide notes. This is indeed...

Art of Establishing a Bond to Sell a Brand – Medical Reps Show the Wa

...medical representatives needs no introduction. The motivation for such life-time investments begin// in the precincts of swank offices and boardrooms, where jet-setting corporate executives are given their ‘do or die’ sales targets. Propelled into action by sheer bottom-line figures, the dynamic medical rep get...

Qigong Help Chronically Ill People to Cope With Anxiety and Discrimination

...depth interviews with 30 of them to discover their motivation and experience of Qigong during the SARS outbreak. There were five key reasons why people chose to engage in Qigong: · Participants saw Qigong as the most "legitimate" of the alternative therapies available to them. · It provided gentle exerci...

Lithium Increases Gray Matter in Bipolar Brains

...ain,” she said. “These regions regulate attention, motivation and emotion, which are profoundly affected in bipolar illness.” While conventional MRI studies have measured brain volume in total, this new image analysis allows researchers to examine differences in cortical anatomy at a much greater spatial res...

Managing Emotions to Prevent HIV

...tic sexual experiences, or low self-esteem (little motivation to keep oneself healthy). "Going forward, helping teens decrease distress and increase their effective skills is a critical component to HIV prevention strategies," says Lescano. While most HIV prevention interventions focus on acquiring practica...

Tanzania: African Malaria Institute Gets $4 Million for Health Research

...the need to bridge the malaria funding gap was the motivation behind the fund. "Consequently, more malaria research and trials involving African and non-African scientists and institutions will have to be undertaken in Africa," he said. Source-Bio-Bio Technology...

Family Planning Method is as Effective as the Contraceptive Pill

...-effectiveness rate may be explained partly by the motivation of the couples and their teachers who agreed to participate in the study,” she concluded. ource-Eurekalert SRM...

Poorer Women More Likely to Get Reduced Chemotherapy Dose

...e large dose that their weight would indicate. The motivation is to avoid potential severe and harmful side effects in their patients. For those patients of lower socioeconomic status, doctors may be anticipating the patient’s attitude toward treatment, the researchers suspect. “We speculate that physicians h...

The Shape of Health to Come

...articipants adhere to a personalized fitness plan, motivation both for beginning and sustaining regular workouts and the role of a support system in encouraging determination. All endometrial cancer survivors who are six months post treatment - from M. D. Anderson or elsewhere - are eligible to participate in ...

Why People are Addicted to Video Games?

...onduct a study and enquired from 1000 gamers their motivation to keep playing. The results published in the jour...sychology at Rochester, aimed to evaluate players' motivation in virtual environments. Study volunteers answered pre- and post-game questionnaires that were appli...

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