A Noise That Annoys
‘Exploding Head Syndrome’ (EHS) is condition that was first reported almost 100 years ago. EHS is known to be a type of hypnagogic auditory hallucination where the person experiences a very sudden and brief loud (but usually painless) noise originating from inside their head for a fraction of a second. But what do we know about it and how can it be treated?read more
Publication date: November 2018Source: Trends in Pharmacological Sciences, Volume 39, Issue 11Author(s): David H. Epstein, Markus Heilig, Yavin ShahamThe epidemic of addiction and overdose is real. Addiction among pain patients accounts for only a small proportion but a large number. Scientific opinion leaders can be most effective on two fronts, each relatively low-tech: dissemination and oversight of empirically established treatments, and promulgation of social-science-based strategies for population-level prevention.
Authors: Fawzi M, Fawzi M Abstract Background: The Yale Food Addiction Scale (YFAS) is the gold standard for assessment of food addiction based on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). To keep up with the DSM-5 update, the YFAS 2.0 was published in early 2016. Aims: We conducted the present study to translate, adapt and validate the DSM-5 Yale Food Addiction Scale 2.0 for use with Arabic speakers. Methods: Both the final YFAS 2.0-A, developed with a rigorous methodology, and the English YFAS 2.0 were completed by 236 Egyptian medical students fluent in English and Arabic. Three we...
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A three-year federal grant will allow three area health providers to expand access to medication-assisted treatment to Medicaid recipients with opioid addiction. The $1.5 million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) will see Endeavor Health Services working with the Greater Buffalo United Accountable Care Organization (GBUACO) and Monroe Health Plan, a Rochester-based company that operates YourCare Health Plan i n Buffalo. YourCare Health has been working…
Internet gaming disorder and compulsive sexual behavior are clinically relevant conditions akin to addictions, despite their lack of inclusion in DSM-5, leading experts suggest.Medscape Medical News
CONCLUSION: Dural arteriovenous fistula is an uncommon intracranial vascular malformation rarely seen by otolaryngologists, with pulsatile tinnitus being the usual presentation. To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of dural arteriovenous fistula presenting with conductive hearing loss and otalgia. PMID: 30322412 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Conditions: Tinnitus; Noise Induced Tinnitus; Tinnitus, Subjective; Tinnitus, Objective; Tinnitus Aggravated; Tinnitus, Pulsatile; Tinnitus, Spontaneous Oto-Acoustic Emission; Tinnitus, Clicking; Tinnitus, Tensor Tympani Induced Intervention: Behavioral: Meditation Sponsors: State University of New York at Buffalo; University at Buffalo Recruiting
A unique track at this year’s Health 2.0 Fall Conference is a SleepTech Summit focusing on innovations that enhance or improve a person’s ability to achieve a quicker, longer, and more refreshing sleep. As part of the main exhibit hall, s...
This article does not include any meta-analysis and aims simply at providing a comprehensive overview of the raw data reported in this field to date, as an aid to researchers.