OrbiMed founder Isaly lodges defamation suit against newspaper, reporter
OrbiMed founder Sam Isaly sued the newspaper and reporter who published a story last year about his alleged sexual harassment of women employed at his his private equity fund. Reporter Damien Garde’s story, which ran Dec. 5, 2017, on the Boston Globe‘s STAT website, quoted six former employees who accused Isaly of routinely demeaning and harassing women with hardcore pornography and sex toys. Isaly, a 72-year-old investor long revered in the biotech community for his ability to pick stocks, denied the allegations. Soon after the story ran, New York City-based OrbiMed said that Isaly would depart&...
Source: Mass Device - October 22, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Featured Legal News OrbiMed Source Type: news

Battling Anxiety, Depression, And Tech Addiction In The Workplace
Mental illness is now the biggest cause of disability worldwide, according to findings from the World Health Organization. Here's what companies can do to help. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Laurence Bradford, Contributor Source Type: news

Go natural: Homeopathy is an effective therapy for anxiety and depression
(Natural News) Having anxiety and depression disorder can greatly affect a person’s life. In fact, depression is the number one cause of disability worldwide. To alleviate the symptoms of these psychiatric disorders, psychotropic and antidepressant drugs are often prescribed by physicians. In addition to this, there are also a number of general practitioners that recommend the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Book Review: The Worry Workbook for Kids
If the goal of child rearing is to help children develop into independent adults, it’s hard to imagine how that is possible if worry prevents them from doing the very activities that will build their confidence. Further, much of life is uncertain, and fear of uncertainty can become a seemingly insurmountable barrier for kids and parents alike, leaving courage and resilience far out of reach. In their new book, The Worry Workbook for Kids: Helping Children Overcome Anxiety & the Fear of Uncertainty, Muniya S. Khanna, PhD, and Deborah Roth Ledley, PhD, address this very issue, drawing on current and effective strat...
Source: Psych Central - October 19, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Claire Nana Tags: Anxiety Book Reviews Children and Teens Disorders Family General Memory and Perception Mindfulness Parenting Psychology Self-Help Students Anxiety And Worry Avoidance kids The Worry Workbook for Kids worry cycle Source Type: news

How to fix the 'boys' club' in interventional radiology
Is interventional radiology a "boys' club" dominated by men? That's the suggestion...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Interventional radiology used for Melania Trump procedure SIR touts interventional radiology on Capitol Hill SIR studies show breadth of interventional radiology SIR appoints new president, names new council members SIR: Women unaware of UFE as fibroid treatment optionComments: 10/17/2018 7:11:53 PMHospital-Rad Again appears like exaggeration to me. Nobody denies that there may be bias against female physicians in some setting but statement like this are BS:    Alm...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

This Is The Difference Between An Anxiety Attack And A Panic Attack
Plus expert tips on how to manage each of them. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers look at various ways to treat depression and anxiety in cancer patients
(Natural News) Cancer patients are already burdened with expensive, painful, and seemingly ineffective treatments for life-threatening diseases. Anxiety and depression further increase the burden on their exhausted bodies as well as their troubled minds. To counter these effects, Chinese researchers looked at different approaches to improve their moods and the quality of their lives. Traditional Chinese medicine... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The role diversity anxiety can play in ‘living while black’ incidents: OPINION
Recent viral videos might be reflecting larger cultural shifts. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Project Baseline Aims to Ward Off Illness Before We Get Sick
Researchers are recruiting 10,000 volunteers to discover the earliest warning signs of cancer, heart disease and other killers. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ANAHAD O ’ CONNOR Tags: Research Anxiety and Stress Cancer Heart Wearable Computing Medicine and Health Source Type: news

What Defines Normal? Millions Search Google Every Day For Answers
People turn to the internet to answer their most anxiety-inducing questions. In our new series "Searching For Normal," we analyze global search data about our quest to learn about ourselves. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aerobic exercise has antidepressant treatment effects
(Wiley) An analysis of randomized controlled clinical trials indicates that supervised aerobic exercise has large antidepressant treatment effects for patients with major depression. The systematic review and meta-analysis is published in Depression and Anxiety. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Why ANXIETY reaches an all-time high during menopause - and 6 tips to ease the pain
Anxiety is a common symptom of menopause but it can often be overlooked. Dr Meg Arroll, a psychologist and women's health expert, reveals ways to tackle anxiety during this time. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nursing professor ’s visit to United Nations leaves indelible mark
When the UCLA School of Nursing ’s MarySue Heilemann was invited to be a delegate to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women earlier this year, she knew it would be a special experience. She just didn’t knowhow special. Or how far-reaching.“It was experience after experience after experience of just being so inspired by the dedicated, talented people who want to improve the conditions of living for women and girls worldwide,” Heilemann said of her time at the 62nd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, attended by mo re than 6,000 representatives of member states, UN ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 17, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Robin Ince's top 10 books about the human condition
From Douglas Adams to Oliver Sacks, the standup comedian reveals some of the writers that have helped him try to work out what makes us tickMost of my standup shows, whether about the behaviour of the bonobo ape or my addiction to celebrity narrowboat TV shows, are really me trying to work out what it is to be human and trying to see how wrong I am getting it.In middle age, I ’ve been trying to evaluate the knowledge accumulated from shouting at strangers for money over the last three decades. Where does anxiety come from? What is the key to creativity? How can we deal with grief? How do we overcome impostor syndrome...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 17, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Robin Ince Tags: Books Oliver Sacks Culture Health, mind and body books Physics Richard Feynman Comics and graphic novels Alison Bechdel Kurt Vonnegut Douglas Adams Source Type: news

Take control of your anxiety with these proven natural remedies
(Natural News) Many people experience anxiety when faced with stressful things, like a new job or a different environment. However, some people might have anxiety that’s too severe that it interrupts their daily lives. To relieve anxiety, there are many safe and effective natural remedies that can be used. Anxiety is normal but when the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to Harness Your Anxiety
Research shows that we can tame anxiety to use it as a resource. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ALICIA H. CLARK Tags: Anxiety and Stress Psychology and Psychologists Memory Source Type: news

More than 40% of talk therapy patients experience side effects, study finds
One in four Americans goes to a therapist, and CBT is the most popular and safest treatment for depression. But 43 percent experience anxiety, break ups or other side effects, a German study reveals. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two weeks of magnet pulse therapy ended the depression I had for TWENTY YEARS 
Sarah Bradshaw, from Hampshire, long suffered with depression and anxiety. But the mother-of-three undertook repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation therapy - and it changed her life. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can COPD cause anxiety?
People with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may experience breathlessness. This physical symptom can trigger anxiety and panic in some people. Breathing exercises, medication, and other techniques can help people control these psychological symptoms. Learn more about COPD and anxiety here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: COPD Source Type: news

Characteristics of child physical and sexual abuse as predictors of psychopathology - Adams J, Mrug S, Knight DC.
Childhood physical and sexual abuse victims are at increased risk for developing depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in adulthood. Prior findings suggest abuse onset, duration, and severity moderate relationships between victimiz... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Moderating effects of physical activity and global self-worth on internalizing problems in school-aged children with developmental coordination disorder - Li YC, Graham JD, Cairney J.
School-aged children with developmental coordination disorder (DCD) are at greater risk for physical inactivity, lower global self-worth, and internalizing problems, such as depression and anxiety. Based on the environmental stress hypothesis (ESH), recent... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The relationship between plasma oxytocin levels and social anxiety symptoms - Oh KS, Kim EJ, Ha JW, Woo HY, Kwon MJ, Shin DW, Shin YC, Lim SW.
OBJECTIVE: The pathophysiology of social anxiety disorder (SAD) is not yet well understood, but previous research has suggested that oxytocin is associated with social behavior and may play a role in human anxiety states and anxiety-related traits. The aim... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Validity of the DSM-5 anxious distress specifier for major depressive disorder - Zimmerman M, Martin J, McGonigal P, Harris L, Kerr S, Balling C, Kiefer R, Stanton K, Dalrymple K.
BACKGROUND: DSM-5 introduced the anxious distress specifier in recognition of the clinical significance of anxiety in depressed patients. Recent studies that supported the validity of the specifier did not use measures that were designed to assess the crit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Five Easy Wellness Lessons A Toddler Can Teach You
While stress itself is not considered a mental health problem it often leads to depression and anxiety, which are the most common mental health issues. There ’s a natural source of inspiration – and even stress relief – in our lives that we may just have overlooked. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Danielle Brooker, Contributor Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could omega-3 supplements help reduce anxiety?
The first literature review and meta-analysis to investigate omega-3 supplements and anxiety concludes that they could benefit some people. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychology / Psychiatry Source Type: news

What Kids -- and Parents -- Fear Most at the Doctor's Office
MONDAY, Oct. 15, 2018 -- Fear of doctors is common among American preschoolers, and a trip to the pediatrician's office can cause equal anxiety for Mom and Dad. Half of 2- to 5-year-olds are afraid of going to the doctor, according to a new survey... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 15, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Cannabis health products are everywhere – but do they live up to the hype?
Cannabidiol, or CBD, is now available in the UK in everything from skin creams to beers. But don ’t set your hopes too highThis has been the year medical cannabis hit the mainstream. The government hasannounced that it is relaxing laws on when cannabis medicines can be prescribed by doctors, following high-profile cases such as that ofBilly Caldwell, the 13-year-old boy hospitalised by his epileptic seizures after he was denied legal access to the cannabis oil that helps control them. Meanwhile a new generation of cannabis medicines has shown great promise (both anecdotally and in early clinical trials) in treating a...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 15, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Amy Fleming Tags: Health & wellbeing Alternative medicine Medical research Science Cannabis Source Type: news

Instead of eating, listen to music - Studies show that listening to tunes helps us cope with difficult emotions
(Natural News) To get rid of lingering bad feelings, most people either turn to emotional eating or listen to music. It turns out, there’s a link between these two coping mechanisms, according to the findings of a recent study. Negative emotions are described as unwanted feelings, such as depression and anxiety. It’s part of human nature... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Psychopaths in the C-Suite?
(American Psychological Association) The seemingly never-ending stream of corporate scandals over the past decades, from Enron to Theranos, suggests that something is rotten in corporate leaders. Many place the blame on psychopaths, who are characteristically superficially charming but lack empathy, anxiety, or any sense of blame or guilt. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Anxiety Experts Reveal What They Really Want Everyone to Know About Anxiety
Anxiety seems like a simple, straightforward topic. After all, it’s a common emotion—everyone feels anxious from time to time. And it’s a common condition. In fact, it’s the most common mental illness in the U.S. Anxiety disorders affect about 18 percent of adults every year. And yet there are many, many misconceptions. Misconceptions that affect how we view anxiety and how we see ourselves. Misconceptions that affect how we navigate anxiety and how we navigate our lives—limiting them and making them less joyful. We asked anxiety experts to share what they really want readers to know about anx...
Source: Psych Central - October 13, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Tags: Anxiety Disorders General Self-Help Stress Trauma Treatment Anxiety Disorder anxiety facts anxiety myths Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is the difference between clonazepam and Xanax?
Clonazepam and Xanax both belong to a class of drugs called benzodiazepines. As a result, they are quite similar, but doctors may prescribe them for different reasons. Learn more about the differences in their uses, effects, and dosages here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anxiety / Stress Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the health effects of chronic stress?
Stress is a biological response to demanding situations and a regular part of daily life. Stress becomes chronic when the body ’s response goes on for a prolonged period. Chronic stress can have a range of health effects. Learn more about these effects and how to manage chronic stress here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anxiety / Stress Source Type: news

Lilly and Metastatic Breast Cancer Advocates Launch Thriver Movement to Elevate Understanding of the Daily Impact of the Disease, Encourage Public to do More for MBC
National survey uncovers majority of people living with MBC say the daily stress and anxiety they experience associated with the disease can impact everything from relationships to careers, with many experiencing mental health conditions In response, Li... Biopharmaceuticals, Oncology, Product Launch Eli Lilly, metastatic breast cancer, More For MBC (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - October 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Heart attack patients can reduce their anxiety by smelling geraniums
(Natural News) The key to reducing anxiety among heart attack survivors lies in this species of flowering plant that is popular among gardeners. In a study published in the journal Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, researchers from Lorestan University of Medical Sciences in Khorramabad, Iran discovered that smelling geraniums helps reduce the anxiety of heart attack patients.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stand, Sit Desks May Improve Work Productivity
BOSTON (CBS) — New evidence that standing desks could be good for you. A small study finds they may not only improve your health and wellness but may also improve your job performance. Researchers in the United Kingdom studied more than 200 office workers. Some of them used height-adjustable workstations that allowed them to either sit or stand while working. The others used standard desks. At the beginning of the study, people sat for an average of almost 10 hours a day, including at home. However, at the end of the study, those who used the sit-stand desks sat for 82 fewer minutes a day. They also performed better ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall HealthWatch Local TV Standing Desk Source Type: news

CBD oil: Six things you really need to know about the cannabis compound
CBD OIL is being hailed as the latest ‘wellness wonder’ due to it’s reported health benefits that include better sleep and the relief of joint pain, stress and anxiety. But are the benefits, can it get you ‘high’, and how do you take it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Does It Take to Develop a VR Solution in Healthcare
Technology is changing the face of healthcare as we know it. Virtual and Augmented Reality that once were associated only with game and film industries are now becoming a real game-changer in healthcare. Gone are the days when students practiced on real patients. Today, VR and AR solutions can not only improve medical education and training but also provide profound patient treatment, medical rehabilitation, consultation, and diagnosis. What’s next? AR & VR in Healthcare: The Industry Landscape A recent report by Research and Markets states that augmented and virtual reality in the healthcare market ...
Source: MDDI - October 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Marta Hlova Tags: Digital Health Imaging Source Type: news

Omega-3 Supplements May Ease Anxiety
People with clinically diagnosed anxiety disorders who took large doses of the supplement — up to 2,000 milligrams a day — benefited most. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Anxiety and Stress Omega-3 Fatty Acids Oils and Fats Seafood Source Type: news

Pedophilia OCD: The Conundrum to Let Go of the Fight
If you experience pedophilia OCD, you are someone who loves children. You may also struggle with unwanted sexual thoughts. Before OCD began to trigger you with this type of thoughts, you may have believed such thoughts would never cross your mind. And when they did, you felt ashamed, guilty, and confused. Trying to suppress and fight those thoughts appeared to be the most logical solution. The idea of not doing anything about intrusive thoughts seems despicable. Your mind may say, “If I let those thoughts happen without doing anything, it probably means I enjoy them!” You may respond, “Of course not! But...
Source: Psych Central - October 11, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Annabella Hagen, LCSW, RPT-S Tags: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Anxiety Anxiety Disorder Avoidance Pedophilia OCD pOCD Source Type: news

Account executive, 26, became completely paralysed after the PILL caused her body to shut down 
Katrina Parra, 26, from Venezuela, developed abdominal pain, anxiety and near-constant vomiting in 2012. By Christmas Eve, Ms Parra was forced to go to intensive care. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Interventions for common mental health problems among university and college students: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials - Huang J, Nigatu YT, Smail-Crevier R, Zhang X, Wang J.
Common mental health problems (CMHPs), such as depression, anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are internalizing disorders with high comorbidity. University and college students are under many st... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

5 Anxiety-Coping Methods That Are Actually Making You More Anxious
Your self-care might be seriously backfiring. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Want a Standing Desk? Show This Study to Your Boss
Standing desks became trendy because of their ability to cut into your sitting time, thereby improving your health and wellness in the workplace. And a small new study says the benefits don’t stop there: standing desks may actually improve your job performance, too. Office workers who used desks that could be adjusted for sitting or standing reported significant reductions in the amount of time they spent sitting, better health and improved work performance at the end of a year-long trial, compared to employees who sat at their desks as usual. The results were published Wednesday in the BMJ. The study involved 146 p...
Source: TIME: Health - October 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Research Source Type: news

Got DEPRESSION or anxiety? Try supplementing with Mucuna Pruriens to raise your natural dopamine levels
(Natural News) More than 40 million adults suffer from depression and anxiety disorders – the two most common mental illnesses in America. That’s nearly 20 percent of the population. It’s not uncommon for someone who suffers from depression to also suffer from anxiety, and vice versa. There are natural remedies that are proven by science... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK Clinical Trials Fall as Brexit Clouds Drug Approval Process UK Clinical Trials Fall as Brexit Clouds Drug Approval Process
The number of new clinical trials started in Britain last year was 25 percent lower than the average for 2009-16, as anxiety about Brexit's impact on future medicines regulation made companies hesitate about running studies in the country.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Therapy Dogs Can Spread MRSA, But Antibacterials Help Prevent the Danger
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 10, 2018 -- While therapy dogs can help ease anxiety for kids with cancer, they may also carry antibiotic-resistant bacteria that can put patients at risk for serious infections. Cleaning the dogs with antibacterial shampoo and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Prevalence of Anxiety, Depression Up for Adults With Arthritis
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 10, 2018 -- The age-standardized prevalences of symptoms of anxiety and depression among adults with arthritis are 22.5 and 12.1 percent, which are considerably higher than those among adults without arthritis, according to research... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news