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2014-07-29 23:15:05

Psychology writer Kevin E Meredith explores the evidence and the evolutionary reasons an excess of happiness leads to a counterattack of pain in the evolved human mind, and proposes measures for fighting back. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Psychology writer, poet and novelist Kevin E Meredith introduces a startling, counter-intuitive theory today about the pains and sorrows that often seem to follow joyous events. In Heirloom of Agony: A New Theory About Why Happiness Hurts, And What You Can Do...

2014-07-29 23:08:58

Gynecologic surgeons at La Peer Health Systems respond to the recent news that a watermelon-sized fibroid was surgically removed from a woman in India. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 According to an article in the Daily Mail, the world’s largest uterine fibroid was recently removed from a 52 year old woman in India. The surgery took over 3 hours. The woman, identified only as Latha, reportedly had no idea that she had such a large tumor growing inside her. She had been...

2014-07-29 08:31:39

MELBOURNE, Australia, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Next phase of the TPM®/Oxymorphone clinical development program has commenced -- TPM®/Oxycodone Phase 2a trial to be conducted in Australia during Q4 2014 -- TPM®/Oxymorphone Phase 2 trial to be conducted in the United States in 1H 2015 Australian drug delivery company, Phosphagenics Limited (ASX: POH; OTCQX: PPGNY), today provided updates on its opioid transdermal patch programs after its...

2014-07-25 23:07:04

Kathleen Novicki, PT, PRPC works with Dr. Greg Owens to treat patients who can benefit from Physical Therapy instead of surgery. In many cases, this is the first line of treatment, and for many women, can be the only treatment needed. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 After many years of treating women with pelvic issues like bulging organs, urinary incontinence, fallen uterus and bladder, or pelvic floor disorders, Dr. Greg Owens has partnered with Kathleen Novicki, an expert in the...

2014-07-25 16:23:01

NEWARK, Calif., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Depomed, Inc. (NASDAQ: DEPO) today announced that it will release second quarter fiscal year 2014 financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, August 6, 2014. The Company will host a conference call beginning at 4:30 pm EDT, 1:30 pm PDT to discuss its results. Participants can access the call by dialing 877-317-6789 (United States) or 412-317-6789 (international). The conference call will also be available via a live webcast on...

2014-07-25 10:45:39

The Lancet Paracetamol is no better than placebo at speeding recovery from acute episodes of lower back pain or improving pain levels, function, sleep, or quality of life, according to the first large randomised trial to compare the effectiveness of paracetamol with placebo for low-back pain. The findings, published in The Lancet, question the universal endorsement of paracetamol as the first choice painkiller for low-back pain, say the authors. Low-back pain is the leading cause of...

2014-07-25 10:41:50

Temple University Health System Asking patients if a suspicious skin lesion is painful or itchy may help doctors decide whether the spot is likely to be cancerous, according to a new study headed by Gil Yosipovitch, MD, Chairman of the Department of Dermatology at Temple University School of Medicine. The study, published online by JAMA Dermatology on July 23, 2014, found that nearly 36. 9 percent of skin cancer lesions are accompanied by itching, while 28.2 percent involve pain....

2014-07-24 23:11:03

According to Dr. Hayley Hirschmann with Morris Psychological Group, as a very general rule of thumb, if after a period of six months or so, you have had no lessening of intense feelings of loss, are unable to cope with day-to-day activities, are sleeping too much or too little, or are turning to drugs or alcohol or other reckless behavior to assuage your pain, you may be suffering from complicated grief or depression and should seek help from a qualified counselor. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB)...

2014-07-24 23:10:15

With their latest testimonial now on display on their website, this team once again proves that they have got it going on from expert surgical techniques to true compassion for their patients. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 After waiting two years for her agonizing neck pain to get better and multiple injections later, Mrs. Ackerman decided it was time to get her life back as she describes in her letter. She knew a surgical intervention was needed to bring her true relief. After...

2014-07-24 23:04:03

The High Summer ’14 issue of “Natural Healing, Natural Wellness” is now available online, free of charge, at http://topricin.com/common/pagedetail.aspx?PageCode=NHNWSummer2014. Published by Topical BioMedics, Inc., the quarterly e-zine highlights ways individuals can live healthy, wholesome, vibrant lives, and provides articles from a diverse range of health and wellness experts. Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The latest issue of Natural Healing, Natural Wellness is now...


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Cryosurgery
2013-04-30 10:04:11

Cryosurgery is the use of extreme cold to remove unhealthy and irregular tissues from the body. Cryosurgery is a non-invasive form of surgery that leaves hardly any scarring, has a low cost and minimal pain. When to Use Cryosurgery Cryosurgery has commonly been used to treat a lot of skin conditions; malignant and benign. It is also used to treat warts, moles, skin tags, solar keratosis, and Morton’s Neuroma. Liver cancer, prostate cancer, lung cancer, oral cancers, cervical disorders...

Cold Compression Therapy
2013-03-04 15:59:27

Cold Compression Therapy is used to reduce pain and edema (swelling) for instances such as soft tissue injuries, strains, sprains, or post-surgical therapy. As the name suggests, the therapy includes the application of cold (cryotherapy) but also includes the principles of R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation). Cryotherapy, application of cold or ice to the painful area, lowers the metabolic rate of the tissue and prevents further injury to the site from the inflammatory...

Cystoscopy
2013-01-18 11:39:08

Cystoscopy is a medical procedure to explore the bladder with a cytoscope, a small camera with magnification. The bladder is accessed by the cytoscope through the urethra. This procedure is used as a diagnostic tool for the medical provider. Reasons for Procedure There are several complaints from patients that would make this procedure a consideration of the medical provider. Patients that present with chronic urinary tract infections, decrease in bladder control, abnormal urine...

Heat Therapy
2012-12-31 12:08:31

Heat therapy is a treatment in the medical field to relieve pain and improve over health. It can be a therapy used only once, repeatedly in rehabilitation sessions, or as part of an after-care routine in sports medicine. It can be delivered in many forms with success in all. How the Heat Helps As heat is introduced to the area, the temperature will increase beginning from the outer layer and moving deeper into the tissues. After the change in temperature, the blood vessels in the area of...

Palpation
2012-11-26 20:39:45

Palpation is a technique used by a physician or medical provider during a physical examination. By placing hands on a patient, data can be gathered that is otherwise unknown by visualization only. What Information it Provides Information such as the temperature of the skin, the moistness or dryness of the skin, the shape of a structure, the location of pain, the radiation of the pain, the quality of function, strength of a structure, amount of swelling, sensation, circulation and so...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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