Physical, Mental Activity for Preserving Thinking Skills Differ for Men, WomenJuly 27th 2022
Cognitive reserve, as the research team references it, is the buffer that occurs when people have strong thinking skills, even when their brains may already show signs of the underlying changes associated with cognitive impairment and dementia.
Study: Mindfulness Meditation Reduces Pain by Separation from SelfJuly 20th 2022
Although mindfulness meditation may be a new method of pain treatment and can be practiced anywhere, Zeidan hopes that training can be made even more accessible and integrated into standard outpatient procedures.
Data Show Gender-Affirming Facial Surgery Was a Standalone Predictor of Higher Psychosocial Health Scores in Transgender PatientsJuly 12th 2022
Insurance companies often classify gender-affirming facial surgery as a cosmetic procedure, but a new study provides the first evidence demonstrating the medical basis for transgender patients experiencing gender dysphoria.
Future of Nurse Practitioner Workforce During Ongoing Burnout, Extreme Fatigue, StressJune 27th 2022
April Kapu, RN, president of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), discusses the future of the nurse practitioner workforce amid ongoing challenges relating to burnout and extreme fatigue and stress.
Low Moods May Arise From Staring at Yourself During Online Meetings, CallsJune 22nd 2022
These findings strengthen the challenges of online meeting platforms and raise the issue of the psychological problems that may be occurring in people participating in online activities, such as anxiety and depression.
Assessing the Ways the Role of the Nurse Has Expanded to Fill Gaps in Care Caused by the PandemicJune 9th 2022
April Kapu, RN, president of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), discusses how trauma and burnout are continuing to impact the lives of frontline providers and health care workers, including nurse practitioners.
Research Finds Psychopathic Individuals Are More Likely to Have a Larger Striatum Region in the BrainMay 19th 2022
Earlier research has suggested that psychopaths may have an overly active striatum but have not conclusively determined the impact of its size on behaviors.
Accessible Care Is Key to Treating Hepatitis C in Individuals Who Inject Drugs, Study ShowsApril 22nd 2022
These individuals were 3 times more likely to be cured of the infectious disease than those referred out to local clinics through patient navigation services, clinical trial results indicate.
Study Shows Heightened Risk of Breakthrough COVID-19 in Patients with Psychosis, Substance Abuse, AnxietyApril 21st 2022
Findings demonstrate that patients with certain psychiatric conditions, particularly those aged 65 and older, face risks that are on par with other conditions.