Integration of Homeopathy and Complementary Medicine in the Tuscan Public Health System and the Experience of the Homeopathic Clinic of the Lucca Hospital.

CONCLUSIONS:  These results suggest that homeopathy can effectively be integrated with allopathic medicine and that the Tuscan experience could provide a useful reference for developing national and European regulations on the use of CM and homeopathy in public healthcare. PMID: 29549880 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Homeopathy - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Homeopathy Source Type: research

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DiscussionOur results show that women long period of cancer survival have high prevalences of anxiety than depression, and this prevalence of anxiety is higher than the general population. In addition, we found inequalities between social classes and the isolation and social support are worse too in low social class.
Source: Cancer Epidemiology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
The adverse consequences of cancer and associated treatments have spurred research efforts towards facilitating recovery after treatments, improving long-term quality of life (QoL), and reducing the risk of disease recurrence and premature death. Physical activity plays a critical role across the cancer trajectory; from prevention, through to post diagnosis (on treatment), and into survivorship. A growing number of high quality randomized controlled trials with cancer survivors over the past several decades has indicated that physical activity has a positive effect on several physical, biological, and psychosocial health o...
Source: Cancer Treatment Reviews - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: General and Supportive Care Source Type: research
Conclusion: Although most children remain well-adjusted during the first year of treatment, many caregivers experience clinically relevant symptoms of psychological distress. Implications for development of interventions targeting at-risk patients and caregivers are discussed. Identifying processes that predict between-family variability in trajectories of psychopathology is an important next step. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2018 APA, all rights reserved)
Source: Health Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
ConclusionsAssessment of comorbidities, psychological health and physical activity should be taken into account in order to address frequent RA-related severe fatigue.
Source: Joint Bone Spine - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
Sadly, stigma around health conditions remains a part of many patients ’ lives. Many will not disclose a diagnosis for fear of being judged by peers, employers, health professionals, colleagues and wider society. In fact, there is clear evidence that such negative societal attitudes impact health outcomes, resulting in diagnosis delays and impaired treatment.Some diseases are heavily stigmatized – including mental health, HIV/AIDS, hepatitis and some skin conditions – leading people to restrict their participation in society, impairing their chances of living happy, healthy lives.However, to one extent or...
Source: EyeForPharma - Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Source Type: news
Conclusion: Consultation with a specialized PCU at this tertiary referral center did not alter the QoL of patients with an ECOG performance of 3–4 nor did it affect the psychological well-being of their caregivers. We argue that monitoring prescribed treatment and follow-up is a necessary component of PC.
Source: Indian Journal of Palliative Care - Category: Palliative Care Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusions: Since there was a homogeneous distribution among the groups in terms of both cancer treatment and pain management, we directly related the deterioration of the patients' quality of life to NP.
Source: Indian Journal of Palliative Care - Category: Palliative Care Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusions: This systematic review of randomized controlled trials showed that yoga has strong beneficial effects on oncologic patients' quality of life. Results of the current review must be interpreted with caution due to the relative small sample sizes of most of the included studies, while a prospective randomized study stands in need for the confirmation of our results.
Source: Indian Journal of Palliative Care - Category: Palliative Care Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusions: The findings suggest that exercise may improve health and well-being and could be considered as an additional type of support offered to cancer caregivers. Clinical trial registration no: NCT02580461. PMID: 30010704 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Annals of Behavioral Medicine - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Ann Behav Med Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: These findings highlight the importance of considering both sex and sexual orientation when developing approaches to support the physical and mental health of a diverse aging population in Canada. PMID: 30003511 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Canadian Journal of Public Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Can J Public Health Source Type: research
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