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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GE Healthcare presented Centricity Clinical Notification System at Medica 2009

20th November 2009 Dusseldorf GE Healthcare has presented its new Centricity Clinical Notification System at Medica 2009 Exhibition. GE New tool to help avoid clinical incidents, manage care deviation and compliance guidelines. In no other care area patients need such a dedicated surveillance, care and treatment than in intensive care units (ICUs). Medical staff working […]
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Industry shows an appetite for innovation at MEDICA

Medical experts can see the innovativeness of the industry for themselves during their visit to MEDICA 2009. In a presentation clearly structured according to product groups, the event will show the entire spectrum of products, systems and services for medical care in doctors’ surgeries and clinics: ranging from medical technology/equipment and electro-medicine, laboratory technology and […]
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Body Composition Monitor HBF511 at Medica2009

Body Composition Monitor HBF511 in blue and turquoise with child algorithm Omron Body Composition Monitor “The Family Model” in stylish turquoise (BF511T) and royal blue (BF511B). The device can be used from six years of age. It measures body fat percentage, skeletal muscle percentage, visceral fat level, skeletal muscles, BMI and resting metabolism. After each […]
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Medica2009 2nd Days Report

Our Mr. Kashif Rai is covering Medica 2009. He reports, the show is quite crowded and very busy. Compared to last year there are more exhibitors and attendees. Some of the products featured during the show are also fearured on Medica.de website. Once again,demand has been high on Physiotherapy and Orthopaedic Technology Topics. 29,000+ visitors […]
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New range of Six-use Day Tourniquet Cuffs from Anetic Aid

Anetic Aid has introduced a new range of Six-use Day Tourniquet Cuffs. They are an ideal alternative to re-usable cuffs, and while they are guaranteed for six uses, they are cost-effective enough to dispose of as a single use item. Explained International Sales Manager Mike Pritchett: ‘Disposable tourniquet cuffs have a lot of advantages – […]
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Norwegian Innovation Better Tools for European Surgeons

19th November Reported by Kashif Rai Medica 2009 : The Norwegian company Surgitech Norway AS has developed a new instrument for minimally invasive surgery, that … more efficient surgery. The surgical instruments have a unique ergonomic design that is comfortable in use and promotes efficient muscle action. The instruments thereby reduce fatigue and discomfort for […]
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