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Gambling addiction: Science, Independence, Transparency - Council of Europe (press release)

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-07-03 16:20

Council of Europe (press release)

Gambling addiction: Science, Independence, Transparency
Council of Europe (press release)
Within the framework of the fruitful cooperation between MedNET and Switzerland, seven MedNET representatives from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, participated in the 4th international multidisciplinary symposium “Gambling addiction: ...

Gambling addiction: Science, Independence, Transparency - Council of Europe (press release)

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-07-03 16:20

Council of Europe (press release)

Gambling addiction: Science, Independence, Transparency
Council of Europe (press release)
Within the framework of the fruitful cooperation between MedNET and Switzerland, seven MedNET representatives from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, participated in the 4th international multidisciplinary symposium “Gambling addiction: ...

Medical marijuana CEO thinks Iowa will expand law - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Marijuana Addiction - Tue, 2018-07-03 15:27

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Medical marijuana CEO thinks Iowa will expand law
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Since then, he's seen medical marijuana help patients with stage 4 cancer and other serious diseases, he said. Murphy also sees medical cannabis as an alternative to opioids, without similar risks of addiction and overdose. Iowa Relief plans to hold ...

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She nearly died during childbirth. 10 months later, she's still fighting for her life - The Telegraph

Vaccines and Vaccination - Tue, 2018-07-03 15:24

The Telegraph

She nearly died during childbirth. 10 months later, she's still fighting for her life
The Telegraph
... then her kidneys failed. Her blood pressure is still high, she no longer produces her own blood and she relies on a cocktail of shots, medications, restricted diet and dialysis to keep her body running. ... Risks to expectant mothers with ...

PRP: alternative arthritis treatment - PA home page

Athritis - Tue, 2018-07-03 15:22

PA home page

PRP: alternative arthritis treatment
PA home page
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - The pain, swelling and stiffness of arthritis can greatly affect your quality of life. While symptoms can be eased through anti-inflammatory medication, therapy and sometimes even surgery others are ...
Platelet-rich plasma injection effective alternative for knee OAHealio

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Platelet-rich plasma injection effective alternative for knee OA - Healio

Osteoporosis - Tue, 2018-07-03 15:17

Platelet-rich plasma injection effective alternative for knee OA
Healio
An intra-articular injection of platelet-rich plasma may be an effective alternative to hyaluronic acid in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis, particularly in patients with mild forms of the condition, according to findings published in Arthritis ...

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Fresh Concerns Raised About UIC Researcher's Pediatric Drug Study - The Scientist

Psychiatry - Tue, 2018-07-03 15:06

The Scientist

Fresh Concerns Raised About UIC Researcher's Pediatric Drug Study
The Scientist
Emails and other documents recently obtained by ProPublica Illinois have prompted fresh criticism of a famous pediatric psychiatrist whose work violated research rules and put children's health at risk. University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC ...

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Categories: Psychiatry News

How separation from family affects children's brains - Texarkana Gazette

Heart Disease - Tue, 2018-07-03 14:48

How separation from family affects children's brains
Texarkana Gazette
When the threat is ongoing—a result of things like war, famine, poverty, natural disasters, family discord or neighborhood violence—the stress system may remain on high alert, sometimes triggering anxiety, behavior problems, stomach aches, sleep ...

LA Parker: Public alcoholism presents a need for compassionate action - The Trentonian

Alcoholism - Tue, 2018-07-03 14:34

The Trentonian

LA Parker: Public alcoholism presents a need for compassionate action
The Trentonian
L.A. Parker: Public alcoholism presents a need for compassionate action. City of Trenton officials should deal with this public alcoholism issue. L.A. Parker — The Trentonian. By L.A. Parker, The Trentonian. Posted: 07/03/18, 4:25 PM EDT | Updated: 5 ...

Categories: Alcoholism News

Local mom urges others to seek help for Postpartum Depression - WRBL

Postpartum Depression - Tue, 2018-07-03 14:16

Local mom urges others to seek help for Postpartum Depression
WRBL
The Georgia Chapter of Postpartum Support International wants you to know, you're not alone. About 600,000 moms every year are newly diagnosed with Postpartum depression in the U.S.. There is no single cause or reason it happens to some new mothers ...

Fresh Trends Retail Report: Local vs. Organic - ProduceRetailer

Organic Food - Tue, 2018-07-03 14:07

ProduceRetailer

Fresh Trends Retail Report: Local vs. Organic
ProduceRetailer
Consumers' affinity for local and organic produce continues to grow, although their priorities shift back and forth between the two. The Packer's Fresh Trends 2018 found that nearly two-thirds of shoppers (64%) said they feel strongly about keeping ...

Pros & Cons of Alternative Medicine, Modern Medicine, & Traditional Medicine - ADVANCE

Energy Medicine - Tue, 2018-07-03 13:54

ADVANCE

Pros & Cons of Alternative Medicine, Modern Medicine, & Traditional Medicine
ADVANCE
Acupuncture; Chiropractic care; Reiki, which is an energy therapy that relies on the practitioner to use healing energy to mend imbalances by placing their hands gently over the body. Herbal medicine – the World Health Organization estimates that 80 ...

Pros & Cons of Alternative Medicine, Modern Medicine, & Traditional Medicine - ADVANCE

Heart Disease - Tue, 2018-07-03 13:54

ADVANCE

Pros & Cons of Alternative Medicine, Modern Medicine, & Traditional Medicine
ADVANCE
You can sit on your couch and watch TV and see commercials for new medications at an alarming pace – and these new medications have reduced our death rates for stroke, heart disease, and cancer. ... But critics point out that medicine has evolved to ...

Pros & Cons of Alternative Medicine, Modern Medicine, & Traditional Medicine - ADVANCE

Alternative Cancer Treatment - Tue, 2018-07-03 13:54

ADVANCE

Pros & Cons of Alternative Medicine, Modern Medicine, & Traditional Medicine
ADVANCE
National Cancer Institute. (2015, April 10). Complementary and alternative medicine. Retrieved from https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/treatment/cam. Sullivan, T. (2018, May 6). Modern medicine vs alternative medicine: different levels of evidence.

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Connecticut News: Waterford Psychologist, ARLENE WERNER Pays $126760 to Settle Allegations under the False ... - STL.News (blog)

Psychiatry - Tue, 2018-07-03 13:46

STL.News (blog)

Connecticut News: Waterford Psychologist, ARLENE WERNER Pays $126760 to Settle Allegations under the False ...
STL.News (blog)
This case stems from a larger investigation into fraudulent activity in the area of behavioral health services, which has been jointly conducted by the Office of the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Medicaid ...

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Categories: Psychiatry News

AI, imaging project to improve precision medicine for treating concussions - Health Imaging

Energy Medicine - Tue, 2018-07-03 13:36

Health Imaging

AI, imaging project to improve precision medicine for treating concussions
Health Imaging
Researchers involved in a national multi-year, multi-center project are challenging the U.S. Department of Energy's supercomputers while analyzing brain imaging data via artificial intelligence (AI) to improve treatment of traumatic brain injury (TBI ...

DeWitt man's goal: Collect 1 million cans and bottles to fund cancer research - Syracuse.com

Cancer Fighting Foods - Tue, 2018-07-03 13:34

Syracuse.com

DeWitt man's goal: Collect 1 million cans and bottles to fund cancer research
Syracuse.com
Segal's fight against cancer is fueled by his own connections with the disease. His mother, a breast cancer survivor, had a double mastectomy in 1987, before starting a local chapter of the Susan G. Komen Foundation in 1990. His best friend and former ...

Categories: Cancer News

Diabetes drug a potential therapy for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, suggests research with human lung fibroblasts ... - Science Daily

Diabetes - Tue, 2018-07-03 13:13

Diabetes drug a potential therapy for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, suggests research with human lung fibroblasts ...
Science Daily
This novel finding, reported in the journal Nature Medicine, is important because, despite significant advances to reveal the pathological mechanisms of persistent fibrosis, effective treatment interventions are lacking. Pulmonary fibrosis can develop ...

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Opioid prescriptions now require database check in Georgia - WRAL.com

Prescription Pills Addiction - Tue, 2018-07-03 13:09

WRAL.com

Opioid prescriptions now require database check in Georgia
WRAL.com
The kids were just as adamant as their mother about pain pills. They wanted no opioids after seeing what an addiction did to their brother. But it wasn't easy to say no. "They were almost begged to take that prescription," said Owen. "One of them, when ...

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