Physical functioning and psychological morbidity among regional and rural cancer survivors: A report from a regional cancer centre - Lashbrook M, Bernardes CM, Kirshbaum MN, Valery PC.

OBJECTIVE To identify factors associated with psychosocial, physical and practical difficulties of daily living and distress among cancer survivors from a regional area in Australia. Design Cross-sectional study. Setting Riverina region of southern New Sou...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

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ConclusionsMusculoskeletal problems are the main occupational health problems experienced by the study group. New findings include a low but important prevalence of ultraviolet radiation–associated conditions. One in 3 guides have experienced significant psychological trauma, and one quarter of these had symptoms of PTSD.
Source: Wilderness and Environmental Medicine - Category: Environmental Health Source Type: research
Publication date: July 2019Source: Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology, Volume 128, Issue 1Author(s): Prof. Itzel Castillejos GarcÍa, Dr. Velia Ramirez-Amador, Dr. Marcos MuÑiz Lino, Dr. Gabriela Anaya SaavedraObjectiveAn increase in head and neck cancer (HNC) in HIV-infected individuals has been described in several epidemiological studies, suggesting that immunosuppression, even in treated patients, may play a role in the development of HNC. A thorough oral examination is essential for the identification of potentially malignant lesions, particularly in individuals at high risk to...
Source: Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
A life-threatening illness such as cancer can bring about much existential suffering and a disconnect to self in spite of surviving cancer. In my recent research project, I interviewed 14 long-term cancer survivors on being post cancer. Contrary to common ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
Conclusion: PTSD symptom clusters have different influence on short- and long-term reaction to illness. Based on this evidence, appropriate interventions to manage PTSDs in the context of oncology should be developed. PMID: 31123500 [PubMed]
Source: Ecancermedicalscience - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Ecancermedicalscience Source Type: research
WASHINGTON, DC -- Fire fighters on the front lines protecting their communities now have a valuable tool for recording and providing evidence of work-related exposures to help protect them against deadly cancers and other occupational hazards in the fire service. The new National Fire Operations Reporting System (NFORS) Exposure Tracker is now available as an app for fire fighters, paramedics or officers to create a personal diary for logging exposure and incident details in a private, encrypted and secure online environment. “This valuable tool will help provide fire fighters with the documentation they need to show...
Source: JEMS Operations - Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Equipment & Gear Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 24 May 2019Source: Developmental Cognitive NeuroscienceAuthor(s): Rebecca M. Jones, Siobhan S. PattwellAbstractBreakthroughs in modern medicine have increased pediatric cancer survival rates throughout the last several decades. Despite enhanced cure rates, a subset of pediatric cancer survivors exhibit life-long psychological side effects. A large body of work has addressed potential mechanisms for secondary symptoms of anxiety, post-traumatic stress, impaired emotion regulation and cognitive deficits in adults. Yet, absent from many studies are the ways in which cancer treatment can impa...
Source: Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
“Once you learn the art of relaxation, everything happens spontaneously and effortlessly.” – Amma During hectic times, it’s tough to remember that relaxation is more than a luxury. In fact, humans need to relax to maintain balance in their lives. Work stress, family strife, and mounting responsibilities can exact a tremendous toll. Relaxing should be at the top of the list as a healthy coping measure and as a rewarding self-gift. Why do we so often neglect this healing self-care? Do you know the healthiest ways to relax your mind, body and soul? Perhaps the biggest obstacle to relaxing is that some ...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Mental Health and Wellness Mindfulness Self-Help Source Type: blogs
ConclusionTraumatic exposure and PTSD appear to be associated with cancer. The comorbid relationship between traumatic exposure, PTSD and cancer differs by cancer type and sex.
Source: Journal of Anxiety Disorders - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
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In this study, we explored the effect of vitamin B12 on nerve regeneration after TBI both in vivo and in vitro. Meanwhile, we investigated the role of ER stress during the vitamin B12 treatment for TBI by inspecting changes in neuronal apoptosis, microtubule, myelin regeneration, and axonal growth. Materials and Methods Animals Adult C57BL/6 male mice aged 6–8 weeks and weighing 20–26 g were purchased from the Animal Center of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (Shanghai, China). Animals were housed under a 12-h light/dark cycle at 21–23°C and provided access to food and water ad libitum. The care and...
Source: Frontiers in Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
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