The effectiveness of acupuncture for chronic pain with depression: A systematic review protocol

Conclusion: The conclusion of our study will provide updated evidence to judge whether acupuncture is an effective intervention for patients suffered from chronic pain with depression.
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Study Protocol Systematic Review Source Type: research

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Planerova, Adela / Pulcino, Tiffany / Saunders, RalphPage 855 - 861A growing patient population is adolescents and young adults who have had one or more serious medical problems and are aging into adulthood. This group of patients has unique medical needs, which has resulted in the development of a specialized area of medicine: transitional care medicine. The case reviews of two of these patients are described. Patient 1 was a 23-year-old man with hereditary pancreatitis. His genetic condition resulted in the need for pancreatic splenectomy and removal of part of his small bowel, resulting in insulin-dependent diabetes and...
Source: Quintessence International - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
ConclusionLes programmes multidisciplinaires axés sur un modèle biopsychosocial semblent indiquer pour traiter les divers aspects de la douleur chronique et ses répercussions sur la sexualité.SummaryIntroductionChronic low back pain has physical, psychological and social repercussions that can interfere with sexuality.ObjectivePresent a literature review on chronic low back pain and its physical, psychological and social repercussions on sexuality, as well as biopsychosocial intervention programs for sexual dysfunctions in the context of chronic pain.MethodsLiterature review on PubMed, PsycINFO ...
Source: Sexologies - Category: Sexual Medicine Source Type: research
A flurry of recent news reports would make you think so — here are a few examples: Coke plans to brew weed drink Coca-Cola In Talks To Make Marijuana-Infused Drink Coca-Cola eyes cannabis market The truth turns out to be a bit less dramatic. Here’s how the company’s statement put it: “We have no interest in marijuana or cannabis. Along with many others in the beverage industry, we are closely watching the growth of non-psychoactive CBD as an ingredient in functional wellness beverages around the world…. No decisions have been made at this time.” A few clarifications are in order here: &...
Source: Harvard Health Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Drugs and Supplements Marijuana Source Type: blogs
We examined the relationships between gender, age, body weight, FEV1, pain, sleep, anxiety, depression and HRQoL.ResultsThe sample comprised 95 patients (aged 14–25 years; female/male: 43.1/56.8%). The lowest CFQoL score was observed in Future Concerns. FEV1 and body weight were positively associated with Physical Functioning (ß = 0.21; P 
Source: Heart and Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
This article provides an overview of the psychosocial issues faced by those with renal disease. The article discusses the physiologic connection between anxiety, depression, and pain —symptoms commonly seen in renal disease and other chronic illnesses. The application of integrative medicine or nonallopathic medicine and its role in the management of anxiety, depression, and pain are presented. Also presented is evidence surrounding several frequently used nonallopathic modali ties appropriate for incorporation into a comprehensive management regimen for renal patients to reduce symptom burden. The article concludes ...
Source: Nursing Clinics of North America - Category: Nursing Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion: Studies that use a comprehensive model of personality present a different theoretical approach and use alternatively the Big-Five model, Eysenck's and Cloninger's models. The use of a comprehensive model of personality and the control of psychopathological disorders, such as anxiety and depression, seem to be very relevant for a better understanding of a specific personality profile associated with fibromyalgia. PMID: 30294356 [PubMed]
Source: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health Source Type: research
ConclusionsThis study, leveraging patient-reported data collected through a mobile application, demonstrates the high burden and impact of migraine on health-related quality of life, work productivity, and overall well-being of individuals suffering from migraines.FundingNovartis Pharma AG, Switzerland.
Source: Neurology and Therapy - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
ConclusionsOur current opioid prescription practice for postoperative pain management may exceed what patients need.
Source: International Urogynecology Journal - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Abstract BACKGROUND: This is an update of the original Cochrane review first published in Issue 1, 2003, and previously updated in 2009, 2012 and 2014. Chronic pain, defined as pain that recurs or persists for more than three months, is common in childhood. Chronic pain can affect nearly every aspect of daily life and is associated with disability, anxiety, and depressive symptoms. OBJECTIVES: The aim of this review was to update the published evidence on the efficacy of psychological treatments for chronic and recurrent pain in children and adolescents.The primary objective of this updated review was to dete...
Source: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Cochrane Database Syst Rev Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: The prevalence of BPS in functional urology and urodynamics units in Spain is low. No homogeneity was observed in terms of diagnosis between the different participating centres. Therefore, a common methodology is required for the management of patients with BPS in these units, with tools specific to this disorder. PMID: 30262204 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Actas Urologicas Espanolas - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Actas Urol Esp Source Type: research
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