News tagged with social care
The mantra that quality is more important than quantity is true when considering how social relationships influence depression, say U-M researchers in a new study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 30, 2013 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 0 |
One of the most important health problems in the United States is the failure of patients with chronic diseases to take their medications and do all that is necessary to control their illnesses.
Health Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
At hospital shift changes, doctors and nurses exchange crucial information about the patients they're handing over—or at least they strive to. In reality, they might not spend enough time talking about the toughest cases, ...
Health Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Evidence of biological process that embeds social experience in DNA that affects entire networks of genes
(Medical Xpress)—Early life experience results in a broad change in the way our DNA is "epigenetically" chemically marked in the brain by a coat of small chemicals called methyl groups, according to researchers at McGill ...
Genetics Oct 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
New evidence on the link between suicide and the economy shows that the monthly suicide rate in New York City from 1990 to 2006 was 29% higher at the economic low point in 1992 than at the peak of economic growth in 2000.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Is weight loss "contagious"? According to a new study published online in the journal Obesity, teammates in a team-based weight loss competition significantly influenced each other's weight loss, suggesting that shedding pounds ...
Health Feb 14, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Cultural, ethnic and gender stereotypes can significantly distort clinical judgments about "facially masked" patients with Parkinson's disease, according to a newly published study from researchers at Tufts University, Brandeis ...
Health Jul 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
We know that poor social and physical environments can harm young children's cognitive and behavioral development, and that development often improves in better environments. Now a new study of children living in institutions ...
Health Jun 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Studies in institutionalized Romanian children have found that the length of time spent in conditions of social deprivation and neglect correlates with lower IQ and behavioral problems. A new study, led by researchers at ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at the University of Warwick and Queen Mary, University of London have shown that exercise is not effective in reducing burden of depression among elderly care home residents.
Health May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Smoking prevention in schools reduces the number of young people who will later become smokers, according to a new systematic review published in The Cochrane Library. For young people who have never smoked, these progra ...
Health Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
In the days when American physicians dispensed oracular commands and their judgments were rarely questioned, a doctor could take it upon himself with few ethical qualms to keep from a patient the bad news of a terminal diagnosis.
Health Apr 28, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Internet-based psycho-educational programs are beneficial for young patients with type 1 diabetes as they transition into adolescence, according to a study published online April 11 in Diabetes Ca ...
Diabetes Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—When it comes to posting on social media, there are few areas of our lives that are off limits.
Health Mar 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Following the Newtown, Conn., shooting on Dec. 14 by Adam Lanza, the question of social withdrawal and isolation needs to be addressed, according to a perspective piece published online Dec. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 04, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0