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Physicians and lawyers together recruited homeless people and drug addicts to scam insurance companies. Do sales reps belong in the operating room? This high-risk specialty lowered its claim rates.Medscape Medical News
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Three faculty members of theDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, among the highest honors in the fields of medicine and health.New members are elected by their peers through a process that recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.The honorees are:Dr. Helena Hansen, professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences. She co-chairs the medical school ’s Research Theme in Health Equity and Translational Social Science, which cultivates research collaborations between social and biomedica...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news
The Duchess of Cambridge warns of the "devastating impact" of the pandemic on addiction rates.
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Provides public health training, scholarships, and stipends for individuals who are currently working with organizations in the areas of adolescent health, addiction and overdose, environmental challenges, obesity and the food system, and violence. Beginning in 2022, the Bloomberg Fellows program will support cohorts of Indigenous Scholars that are looking to use public health tools to address the most pressing issues in their communities. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Center for American Indian Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - Category: American Health Source Type: funding
Conditions:   Chronic Neck Pain;   Exercise Addiction Interventions:   Other: Classical Physiotherapy Program + Cervical Stabilization Exercises;   Other: Classical Physiotherapy Program + Oculomotor Exercises;   Other: Classical Physiotherapy Program Sponsors:   Eastern Mediterranean University;   Hacettepe University Active, not recruiting
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ConclusionsGrowing empirical evidence and our case studies support the HPFA concept and the utility of the YFAS/YFAS 2.0 for identifying a distinct subset of individuals with overweight/obesity who may benefit from interventions developed to treat established SUDs. Future research should examine HPFA separately and in relation to obesity and eating disorders and include longitudinal studies and gender-balanced samples.
Source: Nursing Forum - Category: Nursing Authors: Tags: CONCEPT ANALYSIS Source Type: research
The NHS  is wasting up to £568million a year on pills that patients do not need and can leave them with dangerous addictions, a study shows.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
'It's an addicting feeling': Kyle Schwarber's grand slam sinks Astros in ALCS Game 3 as Red Sox keep rollingBOSTON — They've gone from a...
Source: Reuters: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Genes, Vol. 12, Pages 1641: Evaluation of the Association of COMT Rs4680 Polymorphism with Swimmers’ Competitive Performance Genes doi: 10.3390/genes12101641 Authors: Piotr Zmijewski Agata Leońska-Duniec Aleksander Stuła Marek Sawczuk Swimmers’ competitive performance is a result of complicated interactions between physiological, biochemical, physical and psychological factors, all of which are strongly affected by water. Recently, great attention has been paid to the role of genetic factors such as the catechol-O-methyltransferase gene (COMT) influencing motivation, emotions, stress tolerance, ...
Source: Genes - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
Conclusions: ADHD symptomatology does not seem to exert any influence on the retention in AOT of HUD patients.
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
The objective of the present study was to distinguish psychological and behavioral patterns of individuals with obesity concerning food addiction using a cluster analysis. We determined the profiles of the participants in terms of psychological distress, eating behaviors and physical activity and evaluated their association with food addiction. A cross-sectional study was conducted between September and November 2020, during the lockdown period imposed by the government for the COVID-19 pandemic. A sample of 507 individuals with obesity aged between 18 and 65 years participated in the present study by filling in the online...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
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