Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Online cognitive behavioral therapy for fibromyalgia shows promise

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have developed an online cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) program for the difficult-to-treat pain syndrome fibromyalgia. In her doctoral thesis, Maria Hedman-Lagerlöf shows that patients ...

Oncology & Cancer

An epigenetic marker can predict survival in childhood leukaemia

A molecular epigenetic marker is important for distinguishing patients with childhood leukaemia at high and low risk of relapse even at the time of diagnosis. It can be important to adapt early on as to what treatment to ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Better architectural design could prevent youth suicide

Suicide among younger people is often so spontaneous that it can be prevented if they do not encounter a potentially dangerous place outdoors. Getting the form of the built environment correct is therefore a very important ...

Immunology

A molecular switch for stopping inflammation

A component has been identified by researchers in Umeå as a novel regulator of the immune system. It acts as a molecular switch to deactivate the innate immune system and has the ability to prevent certain diseases caused ...

Health

Privatized education did not lead to more doctors in Tanzania

Many are trained, few employed, fewer still remain in the medical profession in rural areas. This is the result of a major healthcare reform in Tanzania, where private sector assistance was provided to train and retain healthcare ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New program helps children with Down syndrome learn English

Cristina Cunha, teacher at Universidad Católica de Valencia (UCV), has designed a computer application that helps children with Down syndrome to learn English. The online program, based on intelligent tutoring systems, can ...

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