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Traffic Control Boxes to Help Road Monitoring

...with greater than 90 percent accuracy, compared to situations when all the data were sent. "We found that, even though we were sending a lot less information, we could still get the same picture of what was happening on the road," Coifman said. In Columbus, his communication scheme would pay off the most fo...

Bashful Men 50% More Likely to Die of Heart Attack or Stroke

...ibute is the fact that shy men may find unfamiliar situations more stressful than their outgoing counterparts. Their conclusion, as a spokesman for medical publishers Elsevier, which backed the study, put it, is for men to enjoy life if they want to live longer. "These figures suggest it may be in your bes...

Psychiatric Patients Ill-treated in Emergency Rooms, US Officials Say

...chiatric facilities, creating potentially volatile situations for those patients, staff, and other patients. Hospital officials said nurses, too, have been injured in confrontations, and patients contend that they are humiliated by policies like the one requiring them to undress. Documents from the Department...

Self-harming Among Teens More Common Than Thought

...own internal emotional states and trying to manage situations in their environment, said Lloyd-Richardson. Once thought of as a phenomenon only found in teens with mental health issues, the results support the notion that many adolescents in the community are self-harming as way to cope with emotional distres...

US Concerned About Mental Health of Diplomats in Iraq, Afghanistan

... "asks specifics about what stresses and dangerous situations an employee was exposed to, what they did about it, and what counseling or other treatments they may have sought" since returning to the United States. Officials "will use the information from the survey ... to develop additional support programs ...

Autistic Kids can Understand Other People Through Stereotypes

...prejudice. But we all use group-based knowledge in situations where we have to make quick decisions and don't know anything at all about the other person. We hope teachers and carers will consider using concepts about groups of people to help autistic children integrate better into society by playing to their s...

Potentially Violent Individuals can Be Identified by STAMP System

...n be used in a wide range of potentially stressful situations to provide an initial indication of possible violence. Recognising the early signs that can lead to a violent episode can give staff the time they need to defuse the situation before it escalates. STAMP also provides a basic framework that can be...

Tinnitus Patients can Lead a Normal Life

...shown that all of us perceive tinnitus in specific situations with no obvious illness involved and, so, in principle, it is a symptom that is frequent and irrelevant. Therapeutic Advice and Sound Therapy In working on TRT, Jastreboff showed that the central nervous system (CNS) has an elasticity and capacity ...

Flower Essences may Be the Best Stress-busters

...lcome news for those of us who encounter stressful situations every day, but particularly for the 40 million Americans who suffer from physician-diagnosed anxiety," said Dr. Ronald Stram, who regularly prescribes Rescue Remedy to his anxious and stressed patients. "Stress compromises your ability to fight of...

Cartoons to Dispel Science Phobia for Students

...ven their parents. At times they emulate real-life situations to make the subject more understandable," Singh told IANS. For example in the nutrition section, Boojho says: "Once his grandfather told him that his wheat fields were spoiled by a fungus". He wants to know if fungi cause diseases also. Paheli to...

Sex Education In Schools

... them acquire life skills so that they avoid risky situations like HIV infection and drug abuse and develop healthy and responsible behaviour. This information was given by the Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shri M.A.A. Fatmi in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha....

Should Menstrual Suppression Be a Lifestyle Choice?

...n this case, as in so many others, a wide range of situations may be normal. Further, why women menstruate is unknown. We do know that a menstruating woman is a healthy, probably fertile, woman, while unhealthy, malnourished, or massively stressed women are more likely to skip periods. Even if prolonged mo...

Eyeing a Good Memory - Not an Exercise in Futility!

...litan University, said, This could be important in situations where we feel uncertain, unclear or maybe even just confused about what we may have done or said. It may help someone recall an important piece of information for an exam or for a shopping list. In the study, 102 university students were given reco...

School-Employed Voyeur Jailed Over Making Pornography

...s have taken immediate action to rectify potential situations that could provide opportunities for inappropriate behaviour," Department of Education deputy secretary Greg Glass was quoted. "A full investigation was carried out by the department in relation to the events and support was offered to staff, stude...

Late Clamping of Umbilical Cord may Reduce Anemia in Children

...barrier, but also that it is produced in stressful situations such as during labor, says de Paco Matallana. Thus, high melatonin concentrations in the umbilical cord, together with the arterial and vein differences according to type of birth, suggest that the pineal gland is used by the fetus and that it can re...

14-year-old Killed in School Shooting in Canada

...or getting into trouble with friends, and being in situations where they might be traumatized more. School is the best place for them to be in, especially as they have these enhanced resources for crisis counselling," she said. The best thing a parent can do is to listen to their kids, and to find out as muc...

Pediatric Seizure Study Underway in US to Decide Between Diazepam and Lorazepam

...two drugs currently prescribed to tackle emergency situations - diazepam and lorazepam. But there is no concrete data to show which of the two is more effective. The National Institutes of Health in the US is launching a large-scale national study to determine which of the two medications is safer and offers...

Death Due to Drowning can Be Identified With the Aid of 'Virtual Autopsy'

...entional autopsy. In addition, MDCT can be used in situations where autopsy may not be feasible or is prohibited by religious beliefs. However, in most cases, MDCT would best be employed as an adjunct to routine autopsy. Dr. Levy and colleagues performed total-body MDCT exams on 28 consecutive male drowning v...

Policy Changes Have Direct Effect on Nursing Home Care

...'s elderly and disabled in nursing homes remain in situations where staffing is well below national recommendations for safe care, the study found. While no states have ideal nursing levels, those states with higher Medicaid reimbursements or higher mandated nursing levels have come closer to meeting the recomm...

Neural Basis of Anxiety: Newer Insights

...suffering from anxiety tend to interpret confusing situations or those that may possibly be dangerous, as intimi...lue of stimuli. It seems to bias mice to interpret situations as threatening." The hippocampus is mainly known as a region important for learning and memory, bu...

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