$1.92 Million Gift Funds Research to Study Integrative Medicine Practices for Pediatric Pain Management | Business

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug 22, 2022– Children’s Hospital Los Angeles has received a gift of $1.92 million from the Carl F. Braun Trust to support a three-year research study to measure the impact of using integrative medicine practices to treat children suffering from acute/chronic pain, as well as children who need palliative care. This press release … Read more

Youth mental health is in crisis. Are schools doing enough? | Lifestyles

CECILIA, Ky. (AP) — For fourth-grader Leah Rainey, the school day now begins with what her teacher calls an “emotional check-in.” “It’s great to see you. How are you feeling?” chirps a cheery voice on her laptop screen. It asks her to click an emoji matching her state of mind: Happy. Sad. Worried. Angry. Frustrated. … Read more

Chronic Migraines Made Daily Life Unbearable — Until I Tried This Ancient Technique

2013 was the most hectic year of my life — one that brought on debilitating chronic migraine headaches I only found relief from after taking a risk on what I’d heard about the benefits of acupuncture. I had just returned from a semester abroad in Australia. While I was away, Hurricane Sandy destroyed my home … Read more

Can’t lose weight by dieting alone? Researchers have bad news for you

For those who starve themselves to cut calories but still don’t see results — you’re not alone. Researchers at the University of Ottowa have identified a separate group of obese people who are especially resistant to losing weight through dietary changes alone, according to a report published on Wednesday in The Lancet’s eBioMedicine journal. The … Read more

Ultraprocessed food linked to mental decline, study finds

We all know eating ultraprocessed foods that make our lives easier — such as prepackaged frozen soups, sauces, pizza and ready-to-eat meals — isn’t good for our health. Nor is gobbling up all the pleasure foods that we love so much: hot dogs, sausages, burgers, french fries, sodas, cookies, cakes, candies, doughnuts and ice cream, … Read more

Informed Consent For Treatment A Fundamental Right Of Patients

Monday, 1 August 2022, 2:09 pmPress Release: Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner The importance of seeking clear informed consent before undertaking treatment was highlighted in a decision by Deputy Commissioner Carolyn Cooper, who found an acupuncturist in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code). A woman saw … Read more

Doctor reversed heart disease. Now he looks at Alzheimer’s

“I think our unique contribution has been to use these very high-tech, state-of-the-art scientific measures to prove how powerful these very low-tech and low-cost interventions can be,” said Ornish, a professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. “What’s good for your heart is good for your brain and vice versa,” Ornish said. … Read more

Doctor reversed heart disease. Now he looks at Alzheimer’s

“I think our unique contribution has been to use these very high-tech, state-of-the-art scientific measures to prove how powerful these very low-tech and low-cost interventions can be,” said Ornish, a professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. “What’s good for your heart is good for your brain and vice versa,” Ornish said. … Read more