Thursday, August 3, 2017
"Quaternary prevention" is considered as one of the topics of 2017 European Association of Centres of Medical Ethics (EACME) Annual Conference. The conference will be launched on September 7-9, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
I'm a Patient Champion Activist for the Consumer Reports Choosing Wisely program and an enthusiastic advocate for patient empowerment. I am holding a round table discussion on August 26 at the Cheviot branch of the Cincinnati Public Library at 12:00 to discuss how you, the consumer of healthcare, can have a dialogue with your healthcare providers to end overtreatment and medical harm in our healthcare system.
Monday, July 24, 2017
Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health:There is a need of a shift in investments in mental health, from focusing on “chemical imbalances” to focusing on “power imbalances” and inequalities.
A high-fat diet during pregnancy alters the development of the brain and endocrine system of offspring, new research in an animal model suggests. The new study links an unhealthy diet during pregnancy to mental health disorders such as anxiety and depression in children.
Friday, July 14, 2017
Household income plays crucial role in determining a child's prospects – report; LSE review of 61 childhood studies sheds new light on the role of money on cognitive and educational outcomes, social development and physical health
The neuroscience of inequality: does poverty show up in children's brains? There is increasing evidence that growing up poor diminishes the physical development of a child’s brain. A landmark US study is attempting to establish a causal link – and unlock new ways to help our poorest children
Low-risk Ontarians getting too many heart tests, study finds. One in five low-risk patients is being tested, despite guidelines advising against routine electrocardiograms on such patients.
MEDIGO, a global digital health company headquartered in Berlin, Germany, recently surveyed 1,500 Americans to ask if they had been overtreated by their doctor and had this confirmed by another physician, and almost 10 per cent answered that they had.
Radiofrequency denervation works no better than exercise for relief of back pain, a new study has found.