Health News Brief: Positive Images and Feedback Help Depression Patients, Spine Manipulation for Neck Pain ‘Inadvisable’, Waist Size Alone May Predict Diabetes Risk American Medical ID

 

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Health News Brief

June 19, 2012   



Positive Images and Feedback Help Depression Patients
A technique that helps people control activity in a specific part of the brain can help ease depression, British researchers have found.
Source: PloS ONE Read More

Spine Manipulation for Neck Pain ‘Inadvisable’
A common chiropractic treatment for neck pain, which involves applying thrusts to the neck area of the spine, should be abandoned, say experts. Source: Neil O’Connell, British Medical Journal Read More

Waist Size Alone May Predict Diabetes Risk
Waist size can predict your diabetes risk, even if you are not obese, according to a new study.
Source: WebMD Read More

Exercise Does Not Lift Depression
Research published in the British Medical Journal suggests that adding a physical activity intervention to usual care did not reduce symptoms of depression more than usual care alone.
Source: British Medical Journal Read More

Insomniacs Prime Candidates for Hypertension
People who can’t get enough sleep at night are at greater risk of hypertension or high blood pressure (BP), according to a new study.
Source: Henry Ford Center for Sleep Disorders Read More

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