Sunday, March 29, 2015
          

Barbara Kay: Only Women Get Help For Spousal Violence, While Men Are Ignored

Posted in Domestic Violence

News.nationalpost.com 3/11/2015

"... The result is that a great deal of social, educational and legislative concern focuses on female victims of domestic violence, with lavish sums of money devoted to counseling, shelters and public service campaigns aimed at sensitizing the public to this shameful social scourge, but virtually zero funds are spent on the same services for male sufferers of the same scourge. ..."

Read the entire article: http://news.nationalpost.com/2015/03/10/barbara-kay-only-women-get-help-for-spousal-violence-while-men-are-ignored/#__federated=1 

Path To Better Mental Health For Students

Posted in Mental Health

Sheboyganpress.com 3/10/2015

"... One in four adults experiences a mental illness in any given year and 20 percent of youth ages 13-18 years will experience a severe mental disorder in a given year. Those facing these challenges also struggle to gain entry to care systems, access care locally and struggle to find a provider. Achieving mental wellness must be a priority for all of us, for our community. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.sheboyganpress.com/story/news/local/2015/03/08/united-way-column/24613145/ 

New FDA-Approved Weight Loss Drug Doubles Odds Of Success Toward Losing Weight

Posted in Weight Loss

Emaxhealth.com 3/10/2015

"... According to a news release from the Endocrine Society, researchers reported their results of a year-long study involving over 3,000 overweight or obese study participants about the effectiveness of a new drug called “liraglutide” that is recommended for patients while on a calorie controlled diet and exercise regimen. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.emaxhealth.com/8782/new-fda-approved-weight-loss-drug-doubles-odds-success-toward-losing-weight 

‘Love Hormone’ Oxytocin Could Help Men Lose Weight: Study

Posted in Weight Loss

Nydailynews.com 3/10/2015

"... The so-called “love hormone” released during sex and cuddling may also aid weight loss, according to a small but encouraging study. Men who used a synthetic oxytocin nasal spray consumed fewer calories when served a supersized breakfast, researchers said. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/love-hormone-oxytocin-men-lose-weight-study-article-1.2142010 

Researchers Develop Improved MRI Technique To Provide Effective Treatment For Prostate Cancer

Posted in Prostate Cancer

News-medical.net 3/10/2015

"... A research team including NIBIB-funded scientists has developed an improved MRI technique with the potential to provide more precise and effective treatment for prostate cancer. The imaging technique improves upon standard MRI to obtain clearer images of the extent of the tumor and its exact location. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.news-medical.net/news/20150310/Researchers-develop-improved-MRI-technique-to-provide-effective-treatment-for-prostate-cancer.aspx 

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