Behind the Headlines 2016 Quiz of the Year

In 2014, Behind the Headlines has covered more than 500 health stories that made it into the mainstream media. If you've been paying attention you should find this quiz easy and fun. Why not test your knowledge of 2014's health news with our month-by-month quiz? Answers are at the foot of the page (no peeking!).   In January 2016's health news... In a controversial study, monkeys were genetically engineered to develop what disorder? 1) Sex addiction 2) Bi-polar disorder 3) Autism In a similarly controversial study, what psychological condition was dismissed as a "myth" 1) Seasonal affective disorder 2) Agoraphobia 3) Social anxiety disorder In February 2016's health news... Brain scans were used to see if what activity was addictive? 1) Shopping online 2) Checking your emails 3) Using Facebook Exercise in middle age was claimed to stop what from shrinking? 1) Your brain 2) Your penis (assuming you are a man) 3) Your body height In March 2016's health news... What could possibly "break your heart" (or at least damage your heart muscles)? 1) Moments of joy 2) A sudden shock 3) The loss of a much loved pet Why should you always be polite to your doctor? 1) Well-liked patients are often pushed to the front of the waiting list 2) You are more likely to get an appointment when you want 3) Rude patients are "more likel...
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CONCLUSION: Unmet needs identified by SSs and CGs were used to extend NTCM specific to the stroke population and to develop the Recommendations and Exemplars for Stroke Specific Comprehensive Transitional Care Delivery (see Supplementary Digital Content, available at http://links.lww.com/JNN/A385). Researchers and practitioners can use the findings to develop and deliver more comprehensive TC to SSs and CGs.
Source: Journal of Neuroscience Nursing - Category: Neuroscience Tags: Articles Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: According to the results, the proportion of patients with high medication adherence was low. Patients' concerns about the possible side effects of their prescribed medications and beliefs about the overuse of medications negatively affected their medication adherence. It is recommended that nurses evaluate patients' medication adherence and beliefs about medications during hospitalization, discharge, or home visits. Structured nurse-led intervention programs are needed to enhance patients' medication adherence and beliefs about their medications.
Source: Journal of Neuroscience Nursing - Category: Neuroscience Tags: Articles Source Type: research
This study used data from 2 cross-sectional studies conducted in the neurology departments of 3 hospitals in Guangzhou, China. In total, 110 hypertensive stroke patients were recruited in stage I (2008-2009), and 119 hypertensive stroke patients were recruited in stage II (2018-2019). Patients' stroke knowledge was measured by the Stroke Knowledge Questionnaire. Patients' prestroke health behavior was measured by the Health Behavior Scale for Stroke Patients. RESULTS: The total score of prestroke health behaviors significantly increased over the decade (P
Source: Journal of Neuroscience Nursing - Category: Neuroscience Tags: Articles Source Type: research
ConclusionsPatient experiences related toH. pylori management are predominantly negative. Increasing providers ’ awareness about patients’ values, beliefs, anxieties, and expectations surroundingH. pylori diagnosis/treatment may improve provider-patient communication and, ideally, related outcomes.
Source: Digestive Diseases and Sciences - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
Oncogene, Published online: 16 January 2022; doi:10.1038/s41388-021-02151-3The critical role of STAT3 in biogenesis of tumor-derived exosomes with potency of inducing cancer cachexia in vitro and in vivo
Source: Oncogene - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionFrequent alcohol consumption is associated with increased risk of self-harm and suicidality for young women and men. Associations between illicit substance use and self-harm and suicidality appear stronger in women compared to men.
Source: Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
AS CONCERNS about disease spread, a growing body of experts are investigating which unknown health boosters could pave the way to a longer lifespan. In the pursuit of longevity, one lesser-known herb has been shown to be highly effective.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
The stunning Covid vaccines manufactured by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna drew upon long-buried discoveries made in the hopes of ending past epidemics.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Clinical Trials Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Vaccination and Immunization National Institutes of Health MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Graham, Barney S (1953- ) Kariko, Katalin (1955- ) Fauci, Anthon Source Type: news
CANCEROUS cells multiplying in the stomach can lead to notoriously "hard to spot" symptoms. However, once you are aware of the warning signs, you can seek medical assistance should they arise.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Source: Risk Management and Healthcare Policy - Category: Health Management Tags: Risk Management and Healthcare Policy Source Type: research
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