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Armed Forces Introduce Yoga, Counselling to Counter Stress

New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Concerned over a spurt in suicides in the armed forces - 21 this year alone - the defence ministry has taken// a series of counter measures including counselling and yoga classes to help soldiers cope with stress, parliament was informed Wednesday. "Training capsules ...

Revised Pregnancy Counselling Item Still Flawed

AMA President, Dr Mukesh Haikerwal, said today the AMA still has serious concerns about the revised new pregnancy counselling Medicare item//, but is relieved that the new version is less likely to pose privacy concerns than the original. The Government previously said the new Medicare item nu...

Doctors Warn on Pregnancy Counselling

The Government's proposed new pregnancy counselling Medicare item number may well breach women's privacy, AMA President, Dr Mukesh Haikerwal, warned today//. Available only to women who are uncertain about whether to continue with their pregnancy, the item would allow identification of women w...

What are the most effective ways of promoting physical exercise in adults?

...t GPs in Australia to screen and prescribe physical activity to inactive patients who visit them, as well as the practice of GPs referring patients to counselling sessions with an exercise physiologist at their local general practice. Internet advice on physical activity, the promotion of pedo meters in the comm...

Florida State Tobacco Tax Increase May Prompt Smokers to Quit Spontaneously

...hone-based tobacco cessation service available at 877-U-CAN-NOW. Anyone living in Florida who wants to quit smoking can use the QuitLine, which offers counselling sessions, self-help materials and pharmacotherapy assistance. The State of Florida contracts with the American Cancer Society to provide the service. ...

Cancer survivors at greater risk of birth complications; special monitoring needed

...et to see whether the effects of cancer treatment include an earlier menopause," said Dr. Lie Fong, "and this possibility should be borne in mind when counselling these women on their reproductive options." ...

Women with cystic fibrosis can have safe and successful fertility treatment

...th CF before, during and after pregnancy. The women's general health should be carefully assessed and they should receive medical, genetic and ethical counselling before embarking on fertility treatment. "Treatments inducing ovulation must be conducted with the goal of achieving a moderate response and a sin...

Stroke survivors report loss of sexual desire, blurred gender roles, anger and fatigue

...care professionals and service providers must recognise and be sensitive to the profound impact of stroke on sexuality and sexual function. Statutory counselling services should be available to people with stroke and their spouses on both an acute and long-term basis to help them cope with the complex issues de...

Linwood Group Research Suggests 3 Questions Everyone Should Ask When Choosing an Alcoholic Residential Centre

...ch they will be prescribed drugs to help them deal with withdrawal symptoms. Once the alcohol has been cleaned from their systems, the daily regime of counselling and therapy - on both a group and one-to-one basis - can start. In many cases, the centre will aim to involve the client's family so that everyone cau...

What's in a Video or a Sound Bite When You're Looking for a Therapist?

...via the Internet. So his company, Absolute Balance counselling & Consulting Ltd. has been encouraging counsel...eos along with their profiles on the well-utilized counselling directory that is part of CounsellingBC.com ( http...are not proficient in English or prefer to receive counselling in their native tongue, have a good change of find...
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Prevention

...ention in Alaska. Strategies and Activities. Carbon Monoxide Information ... 2007 Alaska Poison Prevention and Control Fact Sheet ... Voluntary counselling and Testing (VCT) for HIV Prevention . Condom Programming ... Programming for Prevention in Various Stages of an HIV/AIDS Epidemic ... ... is a...

Midwife

... A midwife is a person who, having been regularly admitted to a midwifery ... The midwife has an important task in health counselling and education, not only ... Includes information on how to find a nurse- midwife , education and certification, and important questions to ask you...
Counselling in Biological News

The genetic X-factor

...to learning disabilities in clinical practice. "We already offer genetic counselling to families with X-linked learning disabilities," says Dr Lucy Raymond, Rea...th learning disabilities and allow us to develop more comprehensive genetic counselling in the future, allowing parents and the extended family to make the most in...

Failure of the 1st attempt at assisted reproduction justifies at least 1 additional cycle

...at couples should be given all available information to make the most informed decision possible. Therefore, we believe that couples should be offered counselling that describes the chances of a successful pregnancy at each individual ART attempt for their specific age group." ...

Should embryos with a hereditary disorder be transferred if no unaffected embryos are available?

...ecision-making process and the particular clinic's policy in their pre-test counselling sessions with prospective parents, so that everyone was clear about what th...sfer affected embryos where no non-affected ones are available. In pre-test counselling it should be explained that if no non-affected embryos are available, the o...

Diet support helps chronic kidney patients

... Regular counselling on diet and lifestyle offers significant benefits to people with chronic ki... the primary conditions. "In the study, the patients received individual counselling on nutrition and lifestyle through regular contact, either in a clinic or b...

High tech help to prevent further heart disease

...mproves health outcomes by reducing the risk of heart problems recurring. Study leader, Professor Kerry Mummery, said post-surgery monitoring and counselling is very important to ensure that patients who have undergone heart operations change the lifestyle factors that contributed to their illness, such as ...

Earliest European Farmers Left Little Genetic Mark On Modern Europe

...Treatment availability provides a powerful incentive for governments to support, and individuals to seek out, HIV prevention information and voluntary counselling and testing. Effective prevention can also help reduce the number of individuals who will ultimately require care, making broad access to treatment mo...

2005 AIDS figures released by WHO and UNAIDS

...Treatment availability provides a powerful incentive for governments to support, and individuals to seek out, HIV prevention information and voluntary counselling and testing. Effective prevention can also help reduce the number of individuals who will ultimately require care, making broad access to treatment mo...

AIDS expert says global strategy needed to combat feminization of HIV/AIDS

...vent HIV from replicating, and helping to establish laboratory and treatment facilities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, India and Uganda, and counselling other governments across Africa and Asia about control efforts. Now he argues that because of the increasing and disproportionate numbers becoming ...
Counselling in Biological Technology

Integrated Prevention Demonstration Campaign Launched in Western Kenya to Fight HIV, Malaria and Diarrhoeal Disease

...duce suffering and save lives far beyond the borders of Kenya." One unique feature of the campaign is the rapidly scalable model for HIV testing and counselling that will be created. For the first time, a campaign aims to demonstrate the ability to achieve a national target of 80% of adults knowing their HIV s...
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