Intrusive Thoughts and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Intrusive thoughts are threatening thoughts that constantly occur to a person without conscious or voluntary control. These thoughts are capable of creating severe anxiety when they enter the mind. They play a vital role in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), as they have a significant impact on the people affected by it. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Post-traumatic […]
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Adderall Misuse May Be Hidden Part of Teen Amphetamine Abuse

American teens underestimate their use of amphetamines, likely because many don’t know that the attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) drug Adderall is an amphetamine, a new study suggests. High school and college students sometimes use Adderall, a type of stimulant medication, without a doctor’s order because they believe it will boost their mental function and school performance. […]
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Does smell sensitivity change everyday?

It has always been apparent that some individuals have a better sense of smell than others, but a new study of 37 teens provides the first direct evidence that within each person, smell sensitivity varies over the course of each day. The pattern, according to the data, tracks with the body’s internal day-night cycle, or […]
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Eating more fruits, vegetables boosts psychological well-being

Fruits and vegetables are a pivotal part of a healthful diet, but their benefits are not limited to physical health. New research finds that increasing fruit and vegetable consumption may improve psychological well-being in as little as 2 weeks. Study leader Dr. Tamlin Conner, of the Department of Psychology at the University of Otago in […]
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Lucid dreaming could be real

In the 2010 film “Inception,” Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) describes his wife Mal’s trick for discerning reality from the fantastic dreamscape in which most of the film takes place: He uses what he calls a totem, a spinning top that will never fall over while he’s dreaming. But a totem, known to psychologists who study lucid […]
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Gastrointestinal Reflex Presentation

The digestive system functions via a system of long reflexes, short reflexes, and extrinsic reflexes from gastrointestinal (GI) peptides that work together. gastro intestinal reflexes from girmay fitiwi Gastro Intestinal Reflexes Slide presentation text 1. Addis Ababa University College of Health Sciences Department of Medical Physiology Presentation on Gastro intestinal ReflexesBy Girmay fitiwi 10/30/2011 1 […]
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Does loss in sleep increase your desire for sugar and fatty foods?

It is not well understood what role sleep loss plays in affecting areas of the brain that control the desire to consume unhealthy foods. A new paper published on December 6 in the journal eLife finds that rapid eye movement (REM) sleep loss leads to increased consumption of unhealthy foods, specifically sucrose and fat. The […]
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Most of us have consumed energy drinks at one point or another, either because of a looming deadline or during a fun night out. Although energy drinks are often perceived as harmless, a new case report links the beverages to liver damage, after a previously healthy man developed hepatitis from consuming too many. In the […]
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Brain structure’s role in a successful diet

Dieting has increased in recent decades, but interestingly, so has obesity. In the midst of so many people struggling to lose weight and keep it off, a new study suggests that the problem may lie in the brain. Results show that the ability to self-regulate body weight could be down to each individual’s brain structure. […]
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Middle East’s largest healthcare Exhibtion begins in Dubai

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum inaugurates ARAB HEALTH 2010 The Middle East’s largest gathering of healthcare professionals was inaugurated today by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai. The Arab Health Exhibition and Congress, which runs until 28 January […]
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Anetic Aid: British Manufacturing Showcased at Arab Health

Anetic Aid’s well known QA3 patient trolleys, QA4 surgery trolley systems and tourniquets, which are all designed, developed and manufactured in the UK, will be on display at Arab Health 2010. With a constant commitment to quality and nearly 40 years of engineering and industry experience, the company believes that design is about understanding the […]
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Major Distribution Opportunities Available at Arab Health 2010

Drive Medical, the UKs fastest growing manufacturers and distributors of mobility and healthcare products, will be attending Arab Health 2010, to seek new distributors and further enhance their key relationships across the Middle East. This is the second time the company have attended the exhibition – which is the largest and most prestigious healthcare event […]
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Removing the Risk of Cross-Infection – Single Use Surgical Takes on the Middle East

Providing single use alternatives to replace difficult to clean reusable surgical instruments, Single Use Surgical are travelling to Arab Health next week to educate the marketplace about their products and meet with potential distributors from across the UAE. Already used in over 400 hospitals in the UK, Single Use Surgical guarantees a sterile and undamaged […]
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Tailored to suit – Park House Healthcare travels to Middle East

After a successful 25th Birthday Year, Park House Healthcare will introduce their made to order pressure area care equipment to the Middle East next week; discussing their product range and meeting with potential business partners from across the continent at Arab Health. Already present in 30 markets across the globe, Park House are the principal […]
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Robust and lightweight – the latest autopsy products travel to Dubai

A range of medical electric saws will be on display next week when Medezine and Barber Autopsy showcase their cutting edge products to the Middle East at Arab Health. Designed specifically for the forensic and mortuary market, Medezine and Barber Autopsy have been producing medical saws for over 20 years, and will also be launching […]
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