Psychology & Psychiatry

Seniors with secrets seem to be more satisfied

Fifty-year-olds who walk around with a secret seem to be more satisfied with their lives than seniors who share their secrets with others. Yet not everyone is happily old with a secret—invaders and worriers suffer from ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Binge eating and smoking linked to bullying and sexual abuse

People who ever suffered bullying or sexual abuse have a lower quality of life similar to those living with chronic conditions like heart disease, diabetes, depression or severe anxiety, a new study from the University of ...

Cancer

Toxicity from all-grade AEs in prostate CA better reflects QOL

(HealthDay)—In prostate cancer, patient- and clinician-based cumulative toxicity scores comprising all-grade adverse events (AEs) better reflect the impact on patient quality of life (QoL) than scores comprising high-grade ...

Cancer

New reference values for cancer patients' quality of life

Researchers and practitioners around the globe frequently use the EORTC questionnaire to measure self-reported quality of life in cancer patients. For the first time, researchers from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

New guidance addresses early dx of dysmenorrhea in adolescents

(HealthDay)—Early diagnosis of dysmenorrhea is key to ensuring that adolescents and women can maintain their quality of life, according to a Committee Opinion published in the December issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

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