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Article ID: 701049

Combo Therapy of Prostatectomy Plus Radiotherapy May Improve Survival in Prostate Cancer

Thomas Jefferson University

A comparison of two of the most common combination therapies for locally advanced prostate cancer show the more aggressive option is linked with a higher rate of survival.

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25-Sep-2018 10:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 700952

Study suggests maintaining good vision may stave off cognitive decline

NIH, National Eye Institute (NEI)

During aging, loss of vision and cognition often coincide. In a new study, researchers funded by the National Eye Institute (NEI) and National Institute on Aging (NIA) have found that vision loss precedes loss of mental capacity. The findings suggest that maintaining eye health could help protect cognition in older adults.

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24-Sep-2018 1:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 700894

Boosting Emotional Intelligence In Physicians Can Protect Against Burnout

Loyola University Health System

A Loyola Medicine study demonstrates that an educational curriculum for resident physicians improves their emotional intelligence, which may help protect against burnout. Physician burnout has reached alarming levels, with one study finding it affects at least half of all doctors.

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20-Sep-2018 7:05 PM EDT

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Article ID: 700874

Smart Pills Dumb Down Medical Care, Experts Warn

University of Illinois at Chicago

Enthusiasm for an emerging digital health tool, the smart pill, is on the rise but researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have published a paper in the American Journal of Bioethics that cautions health care providers and policymakers to slow down when it comes to allowing this technology in patient care settings.

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20-Sep-2018 3:15 PM EDT
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    19-Sep-2018 4:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 700611

People Who Walk Just 35 Minutes a Day May Have Less Severe Strokes

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

People who participate in light to moderate physical activity, such as walking at least four hours a week or swimming two to three hours a week, may have less severe strokes than people who are physically inactive, according to a study published in the September 19, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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16-Sep-2018 5:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 700796

Rutgers Teaches Caregivers to Focus on Themselves

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

A new program at Rutgers teaches caregivers of people with disabilities how to avoid “compassion fatigue”

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19-Sep-2018 3:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 700706

Quase metade dos médicos residentes relatam ter síndrome de burnout

Mayo Clinic

A síndrome de burnout dos médicos residentes nos EUA é comum e suas maiores taxas estão concentradas em algumas especialidades, de acordo com a pesquisa da Mayo Clinic, OHSU e outros colaboradores. As descobertas serão publicadas na terça-feira, 18 de setembro, no Journal of the American Medical Association. A síndrome de burnout entre os médicos é uma combinação perigosa de exaustão e despersonalização que contribui para que médicos cometam erros ao cuidar de pacientes.

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18-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 700707

قرابة نصف الأطباء المقيمين يشكون من الإصابة بالإرهاق

Mayo Clinic

روتشستر، مينيسوتا – يعد إرهاق الأطباء المقيمين حالة شائعة في الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية، وتتركز أعلى معدلاتها في تخصصات بعينها وفقًا للبحث الذي أشرفت عليه Mayo Clinic، وجامعة أوريغون للصحة والعلوم (OHSU) ومعاونوهما. ومن المقرر أن تُنشر نتائج هذا البحث يوم الثلاثاء القادم الثامن عشر من سبتمبر في مجلة الجمعية الطبية الأمريكية (Journal of the American Medical Association). ويوصف إرهاق الأطباء بأنه مزيج ذو آثار خطرة من الشعور بالتعب واضطراب الشخصية يسهم في ارتكاب الأطباء للأخطاء أثناء تقديمهم خدمات الرعاية الصحية.

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18-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 700705

近半数的住院医师报告工作倦怠

Mayo Clinic

根据Mayo Clinic,OHSU和合作者的研究,美国的住院医师的工作倦怠现象十分普遍,其中最高的比率集中在某些专科。 该研究结果发表在9月18日星期二出版的《美国医学会杂志》 (Journal of the American Medical Association)上。 医师工作倦怠是疲劳和自我感丧失的危险组合,导致医师在提供医疗服务时犯错误。

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18-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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    17-Sep-2018 12:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 700596

Witnessing Violence in High School as Bad as Being Bullied

Universite de Montreal

Over the long term, being a bystander of high-school violence can be as damaging to mental health as being directly bullied, a new study finds.

Released:
14-Sep-2018 4:25 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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