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2014-05-08 12:29:47

TORONTO, May 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Cira Medical Services, a market leader committed to helping Canadians live healthier lives, released yesterday its newest white paper titled "Chronic Pain: The Importance of a Multidisciplinary Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment". The paper was released at Cira's second annual Industry Leadership Breakfast Seminar in Toronto. The paper highlights the realities of chronic pain in our society and outlines to employers and insurers some current...

2014-05-08 09:01:38

Pregnant women show increased activity in the area of the brain related to emotional skills as they prepare to bond with their babies, according to a new study by scientists at Royal Holloway, University of London. The research, which will be presented at the British Psychological Society's annual conference on Wednesday 7 May, found that pregnant women use the right side of their brain more than new mothers do when they look at faces with emotive expressions. "Our findings give us a...

2014-05-08 04:21:45

Advanced Illumina(TM) 3D Programming Software Provides Highly Significant Pain Relief in Study Patients NATICK, Mass., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New retrospective data highlighting the Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) Precision Spectra(TM) Spinal Cord Stimulator (SCS) System demonstrate the device provided sustained and highly significant relief of low-back pain six months after implantation. Results were presented at the World Institute of Pain (WIP) 7(th) World Congress in...

2014-05-07 23:11:26

Dr. Robert Moss discusses the Clinical Biopsychology Model as a brain-based psychotherapy approach from its origin to its current status. It represents a major step toward true psychotherapy integration. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Clinical neuropsychologist Robert A. Moss, Ph.D., FACPN, FAACP discussed the origin and current status of his work on the columnar brain code model (Dimensional Systems Model) and its applied treatment approach (Clinical Biopsychology). He has discussed...

2014-05-07 23:00:36

Family ties unravel when husband develops paranoid schizophrenia, refuses treatment in ‘Adrift’. London (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 The National Health Service estimates that one person in a hundred suffers from schizophrenia. Families and friends of sufferers are also deeply affected. In her new book, “Adrift: Completely At Sea With Paranoid Schizophrenia” (published by AuthorHouse) author Nicki Adams, whose husband suffered from paranoid schizophrenia, offers support and understanding...

Researchers Find ‘Seeing Jesus In Toast’ Phenomenon Perfectly Normal
2014-05-07 03:35:20

University of Toronto People who claim to see “Jesus in toast” may no longer be mocked in the future thanks to a new study by researchers at the University of Toronto and partner institutions in China. Researchers have found that the phenomenon of “face pareidolia”– where onlookers report seeing images of Jesus, Virgin Mary, or Elvis in objects such as toasts, shrouds, and clouds — is normal and based on physical causes. “Most people think you have to be mentally...

2014-05-07 10:19:14

Reports new study in Biological Psychiatry Even among the healthiest individuals, memory and cognitive abilities decline with age. This aspect of normal aging can affect an individual’s quality of life and capability to live independently but the rate of decline is variable across individuals. There are many factors that can influence this trajectory, but perhaps none more importantly than genetics. Scientists are seeking to identify key molecular switches that control age-related...

2014-05-07 09:58:07

UCLA study finds children are less likely to graduate from high school and college, more likely to experience depression When single mothers lose their jobs, their children suffer significant negative effects as young adults, according to a new study by researchers at the California Center for Population Research at UCLA. The study focused on two sets of outcomes for the children — educational achievement and social-psychological well-being. Specifically, researchers evaluated whether...

2014-05-07 09:34:02

Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder experienced more adversities than those without ADHD When children struggle with focusing on tasks, staying organized, controlling their behavior and sitting still, they may be evaluated for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Clinicians, however, shouldn't stop there, according to a study to be presented Tuesday, May 6, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada....

2014-05-06 23:17:28

The NBCC Foundation has awarded Kim Singh of Fairfield, Ohio, a 2014 minority scholarship. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. (NBCC), recently awarded a 2014 NBCC Foundation minority scholarship to Kim Singh of Fairfield, Ohio. The minority scholarship is awarded to counseling students who commit to serving minority populations upon graduation. The mission of the NBCC Foundation is to leverage the...


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Spectrophobia
2013-12-24 12:23:34

Spectrophobia is a kind of specific phobia involving a morbid fear of mirrors. Catoptrophobia is the fear of mirrors. This phobia is distinct from Eisoptrophobia, which is the fear of your own reflection. In general, an individual suffering from this phobia has been traumatized in an event where they believe they have seen or heard apparitions or ghosts. The individual could also become traumatized by television shows, nightmares, or horror films. This fear could be the result of a trauma...

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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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