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Mindfulness is Key to Weight Loss and Managing Obesity
Mindfulness is Key to Weight Loss and Managing Obesity
9/26/2014 10:10:57 AM
Clinical Psychologist Dr Erica Usher said that people with weight issues often had emotional struggles that no amount of fad dieting or ab crunching could fix. “How many times have we reached for a chocolate bar or a tub of ice-cream because we’ve felt sad or lonely? People need an alternative way of managing emotions that doesn’t have anything to do with eating or …
“Orchitis and Its Complications Can Be Cured by A New Natural Herbal Medicine Effectively,” States Wuhan Dr. Lee’s TCM Clinic
“Orchitis and Its Complications Can Be Cured by A New Natural Herbal Medicine Effectively,” States Wuhan Dr. Lee’s TCM Clinic
9/26/2014 9:34:13 AM
Generally, patients with Orchitis and its complications like chronic epididymitis and prostatitis are recommended to take antibiotics and pain medicines. Now, they can be effectively cured by a new herbal medicine-Diuretic and Anti-inflammatory Pill. Dr. Lee who comes from Wuhan Dr. Lee’s TCM Clinic has devoted 30 years to her clinic and worked on the formula of …
Good news for young patients with a leukemia subtype associated with a poor prognosis
9/25/2014 12:37:42 PM
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital investigators found that adjusting treatment based on early response to chemotherapy made a life-saving difference to young patients with an acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) subtype associated with a poor outcome. The study appeared in the September 20 edition of the Journal of Clinical Oncology . The results are good news for …
Weber Shandwick Awarded Three 2014 CLIO Healthcare Awards
9/25/2014 12:13:51 PM
Weber Shandwick, one of the world’s leading global public relations firms, was honored with three 2014 CLIO Healthcare Awards for breakthrough healthcare campaigns executed in partnership with its clients. Now in its sixth year, the CLIO Healthcare Awards recognize the best in healthcare advertising, design and communications. Weber Shandwick and its clients received the …
MedImmune and Cancer Research UK establish joint CRUK-MEDI Alliance Laboratory to develop new biologic cancer medicines
9/25/2014 11:07:43 AM
AstraZeneca today announced that MedImmune, its global biologics research and development arm, and Cancer Research UK, with its commercial arm, Cancer Research Technology (CRT), have entered into an innovative collaboration to establish a joint laboratory in Cambridge, UK. The new laboratory, representing a first of its kind partnership for both organisations, will focus on …
Results from WEDI’s ICD-10 Industry Readiness Survey Released
9/25/2014 10:48:01 AM
The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) , the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in healthcare information exchange, announced the release of its findings from its August 2014 ICD-10 Industry Readiness Survey. The latest survey results are based on responses from 514 respondents, consisting of 324 providers, 87 …
WellCare Sponsors No-Cost After-School Care for Hazard-Perry County, Ky., Families
9/25/2014 10:23:40 AM
WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) is partnering with Hazard-Perry County Community Ministries and its Star Land Academy to provide 3,000 hours of free after-school care to area families. The program, sponsored with an $18,000 grant from WellCare of Kentucky, offers free care for all children, including those with disabilities, ages 7 – 14, weekdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., …
World Heart Day 2014: salt reduction saves lives
9/25/2014 9:29:00 AM
On World Heart Day, held 29 September, WHO is calling on countries to take action on the overuse of salt by implementing WHO’s sodium reduction recommendations to cut the number of people experiencing heart disease and stroke, and, in turn, save lives. Target: 30% salt reduction by 2025 Noncommunicable diseases, including heart disease and stroke, are the leading causes …
NIH and VA address pain and related conditions in U.S. military personnel, veterans, and their families
NIH and VA address pain and related conditions in U.S. military personnel, veterans, and their families
9/25/2014 9:12:01 AM
Thirteen research projects totaling approximately $21.7 million over 5 years will explore nondrug approaches to managing pain and related health conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), drug abuse, and sleep issues. The effort seeks to enhance options for the management of pain and associated problems in U.S. military personnel, veterans, and their families. …