Research Finds Impact of Chronic Pain on Daily Life is Biggest Threat to Mental HealthMarch 13th 2023
Persistently pursuing valued goals and adjusting those goals in response to setbacks or obstacles may help explain how some individuals with chronic pain maintain their mental wellbeing.
Groundbreaking Pilot Study Suggests Neurofeedback Can Treat ‘Chemo Brain’August 30th 2022
Research looking at neurofeedback and “chemo brain” found that most patients had normal brain function after 18 weeks of neurofeedback therapy, significantly improving patient symptoms.
Alcohol Consumption Can Quickly Increase Risk of Atrial Fibrillation in Certain PatientsAugust 31st 2021
The investigators said these findings run counter to existing theories that alcohol can be cardioprotective, and instead suggest that reducing or avoiding alcohol might help to mitigate adverse effects.
Expert: Effectively Treating Functional Seizures May Help to Treat Other Comorbid Psychiatric ConditionsAugust 2nd 2021
Lea Davis, PhD, of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Vanderbilt Genetics Institute, discussed how the effective treatment of functional seizures could help to support the treatment of other comorbid psychiatric conditions as well.
Looking to the Future of Research Assessing Efficacy of Cannabis in Treatment of OCDJuly 26th 2021
Contemporary Clinic® interviewed Carrie Cuttler, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at Washington State University, on the outlook around research investigating cannabis in the treatment of OCD.
Study: Facial, Truncal Acne Associated with Greater Impact on Health-Related Quality of LifeJune 1st 2021
Acne can influence an increased risk of physical, psychiatric, and psychological sequelae, potentially affecting multiple dimensions of health-related quality of life.
American Heart Association Advises Considering Medication for Certain Patients With Stage 1 HypertensionApril 29th 2021
Medication should be considered for patients with slightly elevated blood pressure who do not respond to 6 months of healthy lifestyle changes, according to a new statement from the American Heart Association (AHA) published in Hypertension.
Many Patients Do Not Receive Support Needed for Emotional Aspects of Living With DiabetesJune 13th 2020
A study of self-reported data from more than 9000 people found overall need for better access to psychological and other non-medical diabetes care for people living with diabetes and their caregivers.
Help Patients with T2D Eat Healthy During the HolidaysDecember 13th 2019
The holidays are a wonderful time for fellowship with family and friends and bonding over delicious meals. Although this time spent bonding is actually good for one's health, many of the tasty treats can wreak havoc on those with diabetes.
Many Patients With Asthma Using Their Inhalers IncorrectlyFebruary 25th 2019
Investigators at Propeller Health, in conjunction with the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Children's Hospital Colorado, gathered data from 7558 patients, and found that 84% of patients took less than 30 seconds between the first and the second puff of their rescue or controller inhaler.
FDA: Glucose Monitoring Sensor Can Be Implanted By NPs, PAsNovember 7th 2018
Eversense's Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System has received FDA approval for allowing nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) to be certified to place the sensor and to file claims with insurance plans.