Title: Pounds Regained After Weight-Loss Op Can Tell Your Doc a Lot
Category: Health News
Created: 10/17/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/17/2018 12:00:00 AM
The hCG diet combines using a human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) hormone supplement and restricting food intake to 500 calories a day. However, hCG weight loss products are illegal in the United States, and there is no evidence to show that the diet is safe or effective. Learn more here.
The purpose of this clinical consultation is to offer nurses evidence-based strategies to provide holistic care to their patients with comorbid depression and pain. The combination of depression and pain is common and, if not managed effectively, has negative outcomes. Treatment-resistance is one negative outcome. The worst-case scenario for unrelieved depression and/or pain is suicide.
A task force of members of the American Society for Pain Management Nursing (ASPMN) authored a position paper “Prescribing and Administering Opioid Doses Based Solely on Pain Intensity.” Some of the authors of this ASPMN position paper presented a concurrent session at the September 2016 ASPMN National Conference discussing the content of the position paper. As a follow-up, the authors designed a research study to identify the impact of the position statement in facilitating change in institutional practice of dosing analgesics based solely on pain intensity.
Our diets can influence the state of our health. Research in mice now suggests that one regimen — the ketogenic diet — may even prevent cognitive decline.
A new stimulation therapy that specifically targets the nerves fibers involved could be an effective alternative to spinal cord stimulation, says study.
Many dietary supplements, especially those promising enhanced sexual pleasure or weight loss, contain unapproved and potentially dangerous ingredients, the FDA says.
The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of the Buzzy application on pain and satisfaction during injections.
Psoriatic arthritis can cause stiffness and pain in the spinal joints, but early diagnosis and treatment can prevent complications. Here, learn more about how psoriatic arthritis affects the spine.
Diet was much less important than the individual’s genes in deciding whether they would develop hyperuricemia, which can lead to gout, according to researchers who analyzed data from nearly 17,000 American men and women of European ancestry.