Neck surgery for cervical spine disorders found to alleviate associated headaches
Rosemont, Ill -- A new study published in the August 2009 issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) finds that two years after anterior cervical neck operations, patients who have arthroplasty (disc replacement) or arthodesis (spine fusion) can be expected to have significant improve...
Neck Surgery for Cervical Spine Disorders Found to Alleviate Associated Headaches
Improvement of headaches significant after anterior cervical reconstructive surgery
ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study published in the August 2009 issue of The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) finds that two years after anterior cervi...
Misdiagnosis of disorders of consciousness still commonplace
A sixteen-month study of consensus-based diagnosis of patients with disorders
of consciousness has shown that 41% of cases of minimally conscious state (MCS) were misdiagnosed as vegetative state (VS), a condition associated with a much lower chance of recovery. Researchers writing in the open acc...
Fetal Alcohol Disorders Often Misdiagnosed as ADHD
Behavioral difficulties can look the same, researchers note
FRIDAY, July 17 (HealthDay News) -- Children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
(FASD) are often initially diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, since the two problems can manifest in similar ways, a ne...
Teens With Eating Disorders Benefit From Parents' Help
Research shows that recovery improves with family involvement
FRIDAY, June 26 (HealthDay News) -- When a teenager has an eating disorder, it's not just the teen's problem. It's a family problem.
So, parents should join in on the treatment, a growing number of experts believe.
Sleep Disorders Linked to Arrhythmias
Older men with breathing irregularities are at greater risk of heart-rhythm abnormality: study
TUESDAY, June 23 (HealthDay News) -- Older men who have severe sleep-related breathing problems are at increased risk for abnormal heart rhythms, a U.S. study finds.
The study included 2,9...
Experts reach consensus on diagnosis and treatment of bleeding disorders in women
New York, New York, June 2, 2009 Because bleeding from the reproductive tract is a naturally occurring event during menstruation and childbirth, women who exhibit menorrhagia, or excessive bleeding after their menstrual cycle, may have underlying diseases that are underdiagnosed. In order to addr...
New System for Managing Sleep Disorders Aims to Improve Sleep Through Brain Chemistry
OSCEOLA, Wis., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroScience, Inc. has launched NeuroSLP, a medical protocol that tests for potential imbalances in the hormones and neurotransmitters that regulate sleep. This protocol enhances a clinician's ability to make more informed decisions regarding patient care.
The American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders (APFED) Honors Disney Star Demi Lovato and the Jonas Group's Ned Specktor, as 2009-2010 Honorary Ambassadors of Education
- Two honored because of kindness, support and commitment to education about this rare disease -
- Demi, Ned and Honor Society to attend Premier Gala on Monday, May 11, 2009 at the Mondrian Hotel in Los Angeles -
HOUSTON, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with National Eosinophil Awar...
Treating Sleep Disorders May Ease ADHD Symptoms
Team suggests screening spares patients lifetime of problems
FRIDAY, May 1 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say a lifetime of problems with getting a good night's sleep could be in store for any child diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
The study of 281 ch...
Remuda Ranch Reports Eating Disorders on the Rise Among Elderly
PHOENIX, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Remuda Ranch Programs for Eating and Anxiety Disorders
( www.remudaranch.com ) reports elderly men and women may have eating disorders
more often than most health professionals realize. Recent research reports eating disorders
in elderly women have increased ...
'Skin and Bones' Miss Universe Underscores On-Going Challenges of Eating Disorders Epidemic
The Renfrew Center Experts are Available for Interviews
PHILADELPHIA, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Stories are circulating around the globe about Australian Miss Universe contestant, Stephanie Naumoska, being dangerously malnourished. At 5'11", 108 pounds, she has a body mass index (BMI) ...
Treating sleep disorders in people with traumatic brain injury may not eliminate symptoms
Westchester, Ill. A study in the April 15 issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine is the first to assess the effectiveness of treating sleep disorders
in adults with a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Results indicate that treatment may result in the objective resolution of the sleep disor...
Rise in Sleeping Disorders Triggers High Demand for Sleep Service Facilities in Europe, Notes Frost & Sullivan
LONDON, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- At least 20 million Europeans suffer from chronic, long-term sleep disorders
every year and an additional ten million experience occasional sleeping problems. As a result, sleep facilities have witnessed a rise in patient volume by ten per cent in the last twelve mo...
Institute for Neurodegenerative Disorders Deploys OpenClinica EDC solution for Large Parkinson's Study
OpenClinica has been deployed as the electronic data capture and clinical data management system for a Parkinson's study that could involve up to 15,000 patients.
New Haven, CT (PRWEB) March 12, 2009 -- The Institutive for Neurodegenerative Disorders
(IND) announces tha...
National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, February 22-28, 2009
NEW YORK, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Eating disorders
have become a common thread in the fabric of American society. From obesity to anorexia, most Americans have had some sort of experience with eating disorders. Below are a variety of expert guests who can address these issues on your program and k...
Dentists Often First to Spot Eating Disorders in Patients
Delta Dental of Illinois warns against serious oral health complications
during National Eating Disorders
LISLE, Ill., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Dental of Illinois wants to call attention to the dangers surrounding eating disorders
and the need for early intervention an...
Remuda Ranch Seeks to Increase Awareness of Eating Disorders Among Males During National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (NEDAW), February 22-28, 2009
PHOENIX, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- As National Eating Disorders
Week approaches, 2009 brings yet another year of unhealthy weight loss
resolutions and body image issues for millions of Americans, including men and
"Educating the public and healthcare professionals about ma...
Stronger effort needed to prevent mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders in young people
WASHINGTON -- The federal government should make preventing mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders
and promoting mental health in young people a national priority, says a new report from the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine. These disorders
-- which include depression, anx...
Report Urges Broader Effort to Stem Emotional Disorders in Youth
Mental health tab costs U.S. about $247 billion a year, experts say
FRIDAY, Feb. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Mental, emotional and behavioral problems in young Americans cost the nation about $247 billion a year, says a report that urges the federal government to make preventing these disor...
New Anxiety and Mood Disorders Intensive Treatment Program in Downtown Chicago
CHICAGO, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 1st, Insight Psychological Centers, LLC will open its new Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) and Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) for anxiety and mood disorders. Uncommon in the U.S. and virtually non-existent in Chicago, Insight's intensive program...
Preventing Mental and Behavioral Disorders in Young People
PREVENTING MENTAL, EMOTIONAL, AND BEHAVIORAL DISORDERS
AMONG YOUNG PEOPLE: PROGRESS AND POSSIBILITIES, a new report from the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine, examines the toll these disorders
take on young people, their families, and society. It also assesses which intervention...
National Organization for Rare Disorders To Partner With Discovery Health and 'MYSTERY DIAGNOSIS' for Rare Disease Day 2009
- NORD Names Discovery Health Media Partner and MYSTERY DIAGNOSIS Program Partner for First Rare Disease Day in U.S. on February 28, 2009 -
- MYSTERY DIAGNOSIS Airs Mondays at 10PM ET/PT on Discovery Health -
DANBURY, Conn., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Organization for Rare Di...
Study finds genetic link between sleep disorders and depression in young children
Westchester, Ill. A study in the Feb. 1 issue of the journal SLEEP was the first to use twin data to examine the longitudinal link between sleep problems and depression. Results of this study demonstrate that sleep problems predict later depression; the converse association was not found. These...
DHA Hailed as Breakthrough Treatment for Lowering Risk of Developmental Disorders in Premature Infants; Animi-3(R) Prescribed to Women Who Are Not Eating Fish
GORDONSVILLE, Va., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Findings published in the Journal of the American Medical Association ( JAMA ) have demonstrated high doses of DHA-dominant omega-3 fatty acids administered to premature infants via their mother's breast milk can reduce the risk of developmental disorde...
UQ research finds speech disorders can be assessed from a distance
= There should be no barriers to providing high-quality speech pathology services, according to University of Queensland PhD graduate Dr Anne Hill.
Completed through UQ's School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Dr Hill's research found speech and language disorders
could be validly and r...
RingingCedarsofRussia.org Releases Pine Nut Oil Research Showing That Digestive and Stomach Disorders Respond to Unique Super Food: Siberian Pine Nut Oil
RingingCedarsofRussia.org released research this month demonstrating why the cold pressed oil of Siberian Cedar nuts, also known as Pinus Sibirica, has been considered an ancient super food. In a clinical trial conducted by Professor A. B. Krivosheev from the City Clinical Hospital of Novosibirsk...
Childhood anxiety disorders can and should be treated, according to UT Southwestern national expert
DALLAS Dec. 24, 2008 Anxiety disorders
in children and adolescents should be recognized and treated to prevent educational underachievement and adult substance abuse, anxiety disorders
and depression, says a nationally recognized child psychiatrist from UT Southwestern Medical Center.
In an e...
National rates of co-occurring substance use and mental disorders call for better service integration
Canadians are becoming aware of the prevalence of mental health issues and of substance use problems, but how well equipped are we to help the many people who contend with both?
Two studies published in the December issue of the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry have found that multilevel integr...
China's Views on Mental Disorders Improving but Challenges Remain
Improvements in Awareness and Treatment of Mental Disorders
Will Drive China's Psychiatric Drug Market to Reach Nearly $1 Billion by 2012, According to a New Report From Decision Resources
WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and ...
Major New Resource for Bone and Mineral Disorders Released
Medical Reference and Online Edition Gives Coverage of Bone and Mineral Diseases and Disorders
with New International Drug Formulary
WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR), the leading scientific organization for the study of bone di...
Stress-related disorders affect brains processing of memory
CHICAGO Researchers using functional MRI (fMRI) have determined that the circuitry in the area of the brain responsible for suppressing memory is dysfunctional in patients suffering from stress-related psychiatric disorders. Results of the study will be presented today at the annual meeting of th...
Few Young Adults Seek Treatment for Psych Disorders
Alcohol, nicotine use, personality illnesses common, study shows
MONDAY, Dec. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Psychiatric disorders
are common among young adults in the United States, but few seek treatment, a new report shows.
To reach this finding, U.S. researchers analyzed data from more ...
Documentary Examining Deadly Blood Disorders and Lifesaving Research to Premiere on Discovery Health
BLOOD DETECTIVES - a documentary from Peabody-Award-winning filmmaker
Joseph Lovett - premieres December 19 at 7:00 PM ET/PT on Discovery Health
Trailer available at http://www.blooddetectives.org .
WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Peabody-Award-winning
filmmaker, Joseph Lov...
Documentary Examining Deadly Blood Disorders and Lifesaving Research to Premiere on Discovery Health
BLOOD DETECTIVES -- a documentary from Peabody-Award-winning filmmaker Joseph Lovett in conjunction with the American Society of Hematology (ASH) - premieres December 19 at 7:00 PM ET/PT on Discovery Health
Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 12, 2008 -- Peabody-Award-winni...
Rural women are at higher risk of blood pressure disorders during pregnancy
Several factors, such as older age and high weight gain, are known risk factors for pre-eclampsia and other pregnancy-related blood pressure disorders. Now a new report suggests that social factorsincluding living in a rural countymay also increase the risk of pre-eclampsia and pregnancy-induced h...
First Study of War-Related Mental Disorders Among Iraqis 10 Years Post-Gulf War Published by Researchers at Wayne State University and Basrah University, Iraq
DETROIT, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of researchers from
Wayne State University, in collaboration with Basrah Medical College in
Basrah, Iraq, released a study published in The New Iraqi Journal of
Medicine today on war-related mental health disorders
among Iraqis ten
years after ...
Psychiatric Congress Focus on Depressive Disorders Continues Through the Weekend
More than 2,000 mental health professionals attending four-day event
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its focus on depression
and related mental health issues, the 2008 U.S. Psychiatric and Mental
Health Congress will devote two of its major sessions today to major
Remuda Ranch Reports Many Individuals With Eating Disorders Are Not Getting Help They Need
As Economy Suffers, So Do Many with Eating Disorders
PHOENIX, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- As the current economy crisis deepens,
many individuals with eating disorders
are worried about treatment and not
seeking the help they desperately require.
"The danger of not seeking help for an eating d...
Springer adds Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders to biomedical journal portfolio
Springer is launching the Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders
to complement its portfolio of biomedical journals. Published quarterly, it will be available in both online and print formats beginning March 2009. Target audiences will include both researchers and clinicians interested in an ...