News tagged with journal of behavioral medicine

Blood pressure management: Sleep on it

A daytime sleep could have cardiovascular benefits according to new research by Ryan Brindle and Sarah Conklin, PhD, from Allegheny College in Pennsylvania in the US. Their study, looking at the effect of a daytime nap on ...

Feb 28, 2011
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R-E-S-P-E-C-T: The health of health care depends on it

Along with integrity and compassion, respect for patients, colleagues and other team members is an essential attribute of medical professionalism. A new study examines how medical students learn respectful or disrespectful ...

Dec 13, 2010
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Video games get kids to eat more veg, fruit: study

After being fingered as a key cause of the rising rate of US childhood obesity, video games got a reprieve Tuesday as a new study showed they can be used to encourage kids to eat healthier foods.

Dec 06, 2010
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Lose weight fast for lasting results, suggests new study

If you thought the best way to lose and maintain weight was the slow and steady approach, think again. A new study by Lisa Nackers and colleagues, from the University of Florida in the US, suggests that the key to long-term ...

May 06, 2010
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Biofield therapies: Helpful or full of hype?

Biofield therapies, which claim to use subtle energy to stimulate the body's healing process, are promising complementary interventions for reducing the intensity of pain in a number of conditions, reducing anxiety for hospitalized ...

Oct 29, 2009
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New infectious diseases -- what's the risk?

With the current outbreak of swine flu, and in the absence of a vaccine or treatment at present, the only way to contain the virus is to get people around the world to take precautionary measures.

May 19, 2009
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Where you live may affect your state of mind

Frequent Mental Distress (FMD), defined as having 14 or more days in the previous month when stress, depression and emotional problems were not good , is not evenly distributed across the United States. In fact, certain geographic ...

Apr 14, 2009
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