The personal cost of acute or chronic disease. The cost to the patient may be an economic, social, or psychological cost or personal loss to self, family, or immediate community. The cost of illness may be reflected in absenteeism, productivity, response to treatment, peace of mind, or QUALITY OF LIFE. It differs from HEALTH CARE COSTS, meaning the societal cost of providing services related to the delivery of health care, rather than personal impact on individuals.
A disease or state in which death is possible or imminent.
Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.
Psychiatric illness or diseases manifested by breakdowns in the adaptational process expressed primarily as abnormalities of thought, feeling, and behavior producing either distress or impairment of function.
Coordinate set of non-specific behavioral responses to non-psychiatric illness. These may include loss of APPETITE or LIBIDO; disinterest in ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING; or withdrawal from social interaction.
Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
An acute viral infection in humans involving the respiratory tract. It is marked by inflammation of the NASAL MUCOSA; the PHARYNX; and conjunctiva, and by headache and severe, often generalized, myalgia.
Acute illnesses, usually affecting the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT, brought on by consuming contaminated food or beverages. Most of these diseases are infectious, caused by a variety of bacteria, viruses, or parasites that can be foodborne. Sometimes the diseases are caused by harmful toxins from the microbes or other chemicals present in the food. Especially in the latter case, the condition is often called food poisoning.
Set of expectations that exempt persons from responsibility for their illness and exempt them from usual responsibilities.
Invasion of the host RESPIRATORY SYSTEM by microorganisms, usually leading to pathological processes or diseases.
An abnormal elevation of body temperature, usually as a result of a pathologic process.
Persons with psychiatric illnesses or diseases, particularly psychotic and severe mood disorders.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
An oversimplified perception or conception especially of persons, social groups, etc.
Disorders in which there is a loss of ego boundaries or a gross impairment in reality testing with delusions or prominent hallucinations. (From DSM-IV, 1994)
A major affective disorder marked by severe mood swings (manic or major depressive episodes) and a tendency to remission and recurrence.
An infant during the first month after birth.
Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.
Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.
Disease having a short and relatively severe course.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
Study of mental processes and behavior of schizophrenics.
A state of harmony between internal needs and external demands and the processes used in achieving this condition. (From APA Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed)
The confinement of a patient in a hospital.
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
An increased liquidity or decreased consistency of FECES, such as running stool. Fecal consistency is related to the ratio of water-holding capacity of insoluble solids to total water, rather than the amount of water present. Diarrhea is not hyperdefecation or increased fecal weight.
An acute or prolonged illness usually considered to be life-threatening or with the threat of serious residual disability. Treatment may be radical and is frequently costly.
A catarrhal disorder of the upper respiratory tract, which may be viral or a mixed infection. It generally involves a runny nose, nasal congestion, and sneezing.
The presence of co-existing or additional diseases with reference to an initial diagnosis or with reference to the index condition that is the subject of study. Comorbidity may affect the ability of affected individuals to function and also their survival; it may be used as a prognostic indicator for length of hospital stay, cost factors, and outcome or survival.
Diseases in any segment of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT from ESOPHAGUS to RECTUM.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Aspects of health and disease related to travel.
A subtype of INFLUENZA A VIRUS with the surface proteins hemagglutinin 1 and neuraminidase 1. The H1N1 subtype was responsible for the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918.
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
Standardized procedures utilizing rating scales or interview schedules carried out by health personnel for evaluating the degree of mental illness.
Divisions of the year according to some regularly recurrent phenomena usually astronomical or climatic. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
Persons with an incurable or irreversible illness at the end stage that will result in death within a short time. (From O'Leary et al., Lexikon: Dictionary of Health Care Terms, Organizations, and Acronyms for the Era of Reform, 1994, p780)
A polysymptomatic condition believed by clinical ecologists to result from immune dysregulation induced by common foods, allergens, and chemicals, resulting in various physical and mental disorders. The medical community has remained largely skeptical of the existence of this "disease", given the plethora of symptoms attributed to environmental illness, the lack of reproducible laboratory abnormalities, and the use of unproven therapies to treat the condition. (From Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
Unexplained symptoms reported by veterans of the Persian Gulf War with Iraq in 1991. The symptoms reported include fatigue, skin rash, muscle and joint pain, headaches, loss of memory, shortness of breath, gastrointestinal and respiratory symptoms, and extreme sensitivity to commonly occurring chemicals. (Nature 1994 May 5;369(6475):8)
A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.
Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.
The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.
Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.
The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.
The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.
The degree of closeness or acceptance an individual or group feels toward another individual or group.
Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.
An affective disorder manifested by either a dysphoric mood or loss of interest or pleasure in usual activities. The mood disturbance is prominent and relatively persistent.
Systems of medicine based on cultural beliefs and practices handed down from generation to generation. The concept includes mystical and magical rituals (SPIRITUAL THERAPIES); PHYTOTHERAPY; and other treatments which may not be explained by modern medicine.
Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.
A general term for diseases produced by viruses.
The proportion of patients with a particular disease during a given year per given unit of population.
Hospital units providing continuous surveillance and care to acutely ill patients.
A perceived attribute that is deeply discrediting and is considered to be a violation of social norms.
Historical term for a chronic, but fluctuating, disorder beginning in early life and characterized by recurrent and multiple somatic complaints not apparently due to physical illness. This diagnosis is not used in contemporary practice.
Conditions of abnormal THYROID HORMONES release in patients with apparently normal THYROID GLAND during severe systemic illness, physical TRAUMA, and psychiatric disturbances. It can be caused by the loss of endogenous hypothalamic input or by exogenous drug effects. The most common abnormality results in low T3 THYROID HORMONE with progressive decrease in THYROXINE; (T4) and TSH. Elevated T4 with normal T3 may be seen in diseases in which THYROXINE-BINDING GLOBULIN synthesis and release are increased.
Stress wherein emotional factors predominate.
Organized services to provide mental health care.
Collective behavior of an aggregate of individuals giving the appearance of unity of attitude, feeling, and motivation.
A social group consisting of parents or parent substitutes and children.
A syndrome characterized by persistent or recurrent fatigue, diffuse musculoskeletal pain, sleep disturbances, and subjective cognitive impairment of 6 months duration or longer. Symptoms are not caused by ongoing exertion; are not relieved by rest; and result in a substantial reduction of previous levels of occupational, educational, social, or personal activities. Minor alterations of immune, neuroendocrine, and autonomic function may be associated with this syndrome. There is also considerable overlap between this condition and FIBROMYALGIA. (From Semin Neurol 1998;18(2):237-42; Ann Intern Med 1994 Dec 15;121(12): 953-9)
A group of disorders characterized by physical symptoms that are affected by emotional factors and involve a single organ system, usually under AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM control. (American Psychiatric Glossary, 1988)
Depressive states usually of moderate intensity in contrast with major depression present in neurotic and psychotic disorders.
Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.
Health care provided to a critically ill patient during a medical emergency or crisis.
A clinical syndrome caused by heat stress, such as over-exertion in a hot environment or excessive exposure to sun. It is characterized by SWEATING, water (volume) depletion, salt depletion, cool clammy skin, NAUSEA, and HEADACHE.
Persons who provide care to those who need supervision or assistance in illness or disability. They may provide the care in the home, in a hospital, or in an institution. Although caregivers include trained medical, nursing, and other health personnel, the concept also refers to parents, spouses, or other family members, friends, members of the clergy, teachers, social workers, fellow patients.
A person's view of himself.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
Persons including soldiers involved with the armed forces.
The presence of bacteria, viruses, and fungi in food and food products. This term is not restricted to pathogenic organisms: the presence of various non-pathogenic bacteria and fungi in cheeses and wines, for example, is included in this concept.
Epidemics of infectious disease that have spread to many countries, often more than one continent, and usually affecting a large number of people.
A condition occurring as a result of exposure to a rapid fall in ambient pressure. Gases, nitrogen in particular, come out of solution and form bubbles in body fluid and blood. These gas bubbles accumulate in joint spaces and the peripheral circulation impairing tissue oxygenation causing disorientation, severe pain, and potentially death.
A phenomenon in which symptoms of a disease are fabricated by an individual other than the patient causing unnecessary, and often painful, physical examinations and treatments. This syndrome is considered a form of CHILD ABUSE, since another individual, usually a parent, is the source of the fabrication of symptoms and presents the child for medical care.
Special hospitals which provide care to the mentally ill patient.
A preconceived judgment made without factual basis.
Performance of activities or tasks traditionally performed by professional health care providers. The concept includes care of oneself or one's family and friends.
Beaches, both natural and man-made, used for bathing and other activities.
Agents that control agitated psychotic behavior, alleviate acute psychotic states, reduce psychotic symptoms, and exert a quieting effect. They are used in SCHIZOPHRENIA; senile dementia; transient psychosis following surgery; or MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION; etc. These drugs are often referred to as neuroleptics alluding to the tendency to produce neurological side effects, but not all antipsychotics are likely to produce such effects. Many of these drugs may also be effective against nausea, emesis, and pruritus.
Chronic absence from work or other duty.
Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.
A medical specialty concerned with the provision of continuing, comprehensive primary health care for the entire family.
Poisoning caused by ingestion of food harboring species of SALMONELLA. Conditions of raising, shipping, slaughtering, and marketing of domestic animals contribute to the spread of this bacterium in the food supply.
The medical science that deals with the origin, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders.
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
An acute febrile disease transmitted by the bite of AEDES mosquitoes infected with DENGUE VIRUS. It is self-limiting and characterized by fever, myalgia, headache, and rash. SEVERE DENGUE is a more virulent form of dengue.
A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.
Actions which have a high risk of being harmful or injurious to oneself or others.
The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.
Vaccines used to prevent infection by viruses in the family ORTHOMYXOVIRIDAE. It includes both killed and attenuated vaccines. The composition of the vaccines is changed each year in response to antigenic shifts and changes in prevalence of influenza virus strains. The vaccine is usually bivalent or trivalent, containing one or two INFLUENZAVIRUS A strains and one INFLUENZAVIRUS B strain.
Monitoring of rate of occurrence of specific conditions to assess the stability or change in health levels of a population. It is also the study of disease rates in a specific cohort such as in a geographic area or population subgroup to estimate trends in a larger population. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
Adaptation of the person to the social environment. Adjustment may take place by adapting the self to the environment or by changing the environment. (From Campbell, Psychiatric Dictionary, 1996)
Any aspect of the operations in the preparation, processing, transport, storage, packaging, wrapping, exposure for sale, service, or delivery of food.
Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.
Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.
Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)
Infection of the lung often accompanied by inflammation.
Support systems that provide assistance and encouragement to individuals with physical or emotional disabilities in order that they may better cope. Informal social support is usually provided by friends, relatives, or peers, while formal assistance is provided by churches, groups, etc.
Persons functioning as natural, adoptive, or substitute parents. The heading includes the concept of parenthood as well as preparation for becoming a parent.
Size and composition of the family.
The state of being engaged in an activity or service for wages or salary.
The interactions between physician and patient.
The presence in food of harmful, unpalatable, or otherwise objectionable foreign substances, e.g. chemicals, microorganisms or diluents, before, during, or after processing or storage.
Unforeseen occurrences, especially injuries in the course of work-related activities.
Virus diseases caused by the PICORNAVIRIDAE.
Child hospitalized for short term care.
A genus of PICORNAVIRIDAE inhabiting primarily the respiratory tract of mammalian hosts. It includes over 100 human serotypes associated with the COMMON COLD.
Assessment of psychological variables by the application of mathematical procedures.
United Nations' action to intervene in conflict between the nation of Kuwait and occupying Iraqi forces, occurring from 1990 through 1991.
Infections with bacteria of the genus LEPTOSPIRA.
A definite pathologic process with a characteristic set of signs and symptoms. It may affect the whole body or any of its parts, and its etiology, pathology, and prognosis may be known or unknown.
Advanced and highly specialized care provided to medical or surgical patients whose conditions are life-threatening and require comprehensive care and constant monitoring. It is usually administered in specially equipped units of a health care facility.
Marked depression appearing in the involution period and characterized by hallucinations, delusions, paranoia, and agitation.
Immunoglobulins produced in response to VIRAL ANTIGENS.
The measurement of the health status for a given population using a variety of indices, including morbidity, mortality, and available health resources.
Those disorders that have a disturbance in mood as their predominant feature.
Noises, normal and abnormal, heard on auscultation over any part of the RESPIRATORY TRACT.
The frequency of different ages or age groups in a given population. The distribution may refer to either how many or what proportion of the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.
The state wherein the person is well adjusted.
The health status of the family as a unit including the impact of the health of one member of the family on the family as a unit and on individual family members; also, the impact of family organization or disorganization on the health status of its members.
The actual costs of providing services related to the delivery of health care, including the costs of procedures, therapies, and medications. It is differentiated from HEALTH EXPENDITURES, which refers to the amount of money paid for the services, and from fees, which refers to the amount charged, regardless of cost.
Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.
Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).
Female parents, human or animal.
Disorders related to substance abuse.
A directed conversation aimed at eliciting information for psychiatric diagnosis, evaluation, treatment planning, etc. The interview may be conducted by a social worker or psychologist.
The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.
Nursing care given to an individual in the home. The care may be provided by a family member or a friend. Home nursing as care by a non-professional is differentiated from HOME CARE SERVICES provided by professionals: visiting nurse, home health agencies, hospital, or other organized community group.
Diseases of the respiratory system in general or unspecified or for a specific respiratory disease not available.
Fever in which the etiology cannot be ascertained.
A traditional term for all the activities which a physician or other health care professional normally performs to insure the coordination of the medical services required by a patient. It also, when used in connection with managed care, covers all the activities of evaluating the patient, planning treatment, referral, and follow-up so that care is continuous and comprehensive and payment for the care is obtained. (From Slee & Slee, Health Care Terms, 2nd ed)
The practice of sending a patient to another program or practitioner for services or advice which the referring source is not prepared to provide.
Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.
Facilities which administer the delivery of psychologic and psychiatric services to people living in a neighborhood or community.
Diseases caused by factors involved in one's employment.
The process of accepting patients. The concept includes patients accepted for medical and nursing care in a hospital or other health care institution.
An office in the Department of Labor responsible for developing and establishing occupational safety and health standards.
Conceptual response of the person to the various aspects of death, which are based on individual psychosocial and cultural experience.
The relation between the mind and the body in a religious, social, spiritual, behavioral, and metaphysical context. This concept is significant in the field of alternative medicine. It differs from the relationship between physiologic processes and behavior where the emphasis is on the body's physiology ( = PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY).
A sudden, audible expulsion of air from the lungs through a partially closed glottis, preceded by inhalation. It is a protective response that serves to clear the trachea, bronchi, and/or lungs of irritants and secretions, or to prevent aspiration of foreign materials into the lungs.
The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.
A loosely defined grouping of drugs that have effects on psychological function. Here the psychotropic agents include the antidepressive agents, hallucinogens, and tranquilizing agents (including the antipsychotics and anti-anxiety agents).
Damage inflicted on the body as the direct or indirect result of an external force, with or without disruption of structural continuity.
Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.
Systemic inflammatory response syndrome with a proven or suspected infectious etiology. When sepsis is associated with organ dysfunction distant from the site of infection, it is called severe sepsis. When sepsis is accompanied by HYPOTENSION despite adequate fluid infusion, it is called SEPTIC SHOCK.
The act of killing oneself.
Countries in the process of change with economic growth, that is, an increase in production, per capita consumption, and income. The process of economic growth involves better utilization of natural and human resources, which results in a change in the social, political, and economic structures.
Paid work for mentally or physically disabled persons, taking place in regular or normal work settings. It may be competitive employment (work that pays minimum wage) or employment with subminimal wages in individualized or group placement situations. It is intended for persons with severe disabilities who require a range of support services to maintain employment. Supported employment differs from SHELTERED WORKSHOPS in that work in the latter takes place in a controlled working environment. Federal regulations are authorized and administered by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services.
Disorders characterized by physical or psychological symptoms that are not real, genuine, or natural.
The degree to which the individual regards the health care service or product or the manner in which it is delivered by the provider as useful, effective, or beneficial.
Activity engaged in for pleasure.
Former members of the armed services.
The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.
DIARRHEA occurring in infants from newborn to 24-months old.
The process by which the nature and meaning of sensory stimuli are recognized and interpreted.
Excrement from the INTESTINES, containing unabsorbed solids, waste products, secretions, and BACTERIA of the DIGESTIVE SYSTEM.
Virus diseases caused by CALICIVIRIDAE. They include HEPATITIS E; VESICULAR EXANTHEMA OF SWINE; acute respiratory infections in felines, rabbit hemorrhagic disease, and some cases of gastroenteritis in humans.
Individuals participating in the health care system for the purpose of receiving therapeutic, diagnostic, or preventive procedures.
Pneumovirus infections caused by the RESPIRATORY SYNCYTIAL VIRUSES. Humans and cattle are most affected but infections in goats and sheep have been reported.
Diseases of multiple peripheral nerves simultaneously. Polyneuropathies usually are characterized by symmetrical, bilateral distal motor and sensory impairment with a graded increase in severity distally. The pathological processes affecting peripheral nerves include degeneration of the axon, myelin or both. The various forms of polyneuropathy are categorized by the type of nerve affected (e.g., sensory, motor, or autonomic), by the distribution of nerve injury (e.g., distal vs. proximal), by nerve component primarily affected (e.g., demyelinating vs. axonal), by etiology, or by pattern of inheritance.
Disorders having the presence of physical symptoms that suggest a general medical condition but that are not fully explained by a another medical condition, by the direct effects of a substance, or by another mental disorder. The symptoms must cause clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other areas of functioning. In contrast to FACTITIOUS DISORDERS and MALINGERING, the physical symptoms are not under voluntary control. (APA, DSM-V)
Statistical interpretation and description of a population with reference to distribution, composition, or structure.
A set of techniques used when variation in several variables has to be studied simultaneously. In statistics, multivariate analysis is interpreted as any analytic method that allows simultaneous study of two or more dependent variables.
The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.
Means or process of supplying water (as for a community) usually including reservoirs, tunnels, and pipelines and often the watershed from which the water is ultimately drawn. (Webster, 3d ed)
Contamination of bodies of water (such as LAKES; RIVERS; SEAS; and GROUNDWATER.)
Facilities which provide care for pre-school and school-age children.
Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.
Refusal to admit the truth or reality of a situation or experience.
The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.
Death resulting from the presence of a disease in an individual, as shown by a single case report or a limited number of patients. This should be differentiated from DEATH, the physiological cessation of life and from MORTALITY, an epidemiological or statistical concept.
The presence of bacteria, viruses, and fungi in water. This term is not restricted to pathogenic organisms.
A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.
The period of confinement of a patient to a hospital or other health facility.
The age, developmental stage, or period of life at which a disease or the initial symptoms or manifestations of a disease appear in an individual.
Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.
A group of viruses in the PNEUMOVIRUS genus causing respiratory infections in various mammals. Humans and cattle are most affected but infections in goats and sheep have also been reported.
Inflammation of the lung parenchyma that is caused by a viral infection.
The reciprocal interaction of two or more persons.
The determination of the nature of a disease or condition, or the distinguishing of one disease or condition from another. Assessment may be made through physical examination, laboratory tests, or the likes. Computerized programs may be used to enhance the decision-making process.
Infections with viruses of the family PARAMYXOVIRIDAE. This includes MORBILLIVIRUS INFECTIONS; RESPIROVIRUS INFECTIONS; PNEUMOVIRUS INFECTIONS; HENIPAVIRUS INFECTIONS; AVULAVIRUS INFECTIONS; and RUBULAVIRUS INFECTIONS.
The performance of the basic activities of self care, such as dressing, ambulation, or eating.
Species of the genus INFLUENZAVIRUS B that cause HUMAN INFLUENZA and other diseases primarily in humans. Antigenic variation is less extensive than in type A viruses (INFLUENZA A VIRUS) and consequently there is no basis for distinct subtypes or variants. Epidemics are less likely than with INFLUENZA A VIRUS and there have been no pandemics. Previously only found in humans, Influenza B virus has been isolated from seals which may constitute the animal reservoir from which humans are exposed.
Training of the mentally or physically disabled in work skills so they may be returned to regular employment utilizing these skills.
An acronym for Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation, a scoring system using routinely collected data and providing an accurate, objective description for a broad range of intensive care unit admissions, measuring severity of illness in critically ill patients.
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Psychological implications are a significant part of the illness, not a marginal component; they can affect prognosis and ... Skumin's mixture (Russian: Миксту́ра Ску́мина) is a medicine with a sedative effect, affecting the central nervous system. It ... The therapeutic effect is achieved by the neutralization of traumatic emotional experiences and the progressive reorganization ... He studied the psychosocial problems that may affect children or teenagers who have the chronic gastrointestinal disease. A ...
"The Mental Illness That Makes People Throw Away Their Possessions". The Atlantic. "Hoarding vs Clutter Phobia, which one is ... "Too Much Decluttering? Disorder Can Affect Many, Including Seniors." YouTube, KHONNews, 3 Sept. 2016, www.youtube.com/watch?v= ... 2017, medium.com/@jemima.s/obsessive-compulsive-spartanism-when-mental-illness-hijacks-your-decluttering-efforts-1e0abadef1f8. ... "Obsessive-Compulsive Spartanism: When Mental Illness Hijacks Your Decluttering Efforts." Medium, Augmenting Humanity, 8 Sept. ...
These factors affect the implementation of the National Development Strategy for 2005−2015, which was designed by President ... Key problems to overcome include widespread malnutrition and illness among children, leading to absenteeism; poorly qualified ... teaching staff; lowly paid teachers, which affects morale and encourages corruption; a shortage of up-to-date textbooks; ...
Anorexia affects about 0.4% and bulimia affects about 1.3% of young women in a given year. Up to 4% of women have anorexia, 2% ... AN has one of the highest mortality rates among mental illnesses. The rates observed are 6.2 to 10.6 times greater than that ... Based on surveys, BED appears to affected about 1-2% at some point in their life, with 0.1-1% of people affected in a given ... Eating disorders are a worldwide issue and while women are more likely to be affected by an eating disorder it still affects ...
Several factors affect the lack of research on mental illness within non-heterosexual and non-conforming gender identities. ... Obsessive-compulsive Disorder (OCD) affects both women and men equally. Anxiety can occur with other mental illnesses. Compared ... may play a major role in the development of mental illness. When considering gender and mental illness, one must look to both ... The effect of social media use on self-objectification is greater in female users. Women receive greater amounts of pressure ...
Illness affects middle-aged and older men with debilitating diseases. This patient population is believed to have impaired ... Klebsiella pneumonia tends to affect people with underlying conditions, such as alcoholism. In terms of the diagnosis of ... and wearing gowns and gloves when they enter rooms where patients with Klebsiella-related illnesses are housed. Healthcare ... "Predictors of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae acquisition among hospitalized adults and effect of acquisition on ...
For example, a fever is "prodromal" to measles, which means that a fever may be a risk factor for developing this illness. Bone ... The amount of radiation greatly affects the probability of death. For example, over the range of 2 to 6 Gray the probability of ... Intuitively, epidemic diseases, illnesses, and injuries might be expected following major disasters. However, as noted by de ... Within 3-4 weeks there is a period of extreme illness. severe bloody diarrhea, indicating intestinal disorders causing fluid ...
In 1899, Machen's wife Amy died of cancer after a long period of illness. This had a devastating effect on Machen. He only ... Far closer to Machen's personal mystical world view was his effect on his friend Evelyn Underhill, who reflected some of ...
Similarly, psychological factors can affect perception of physical sensation. Mental state, memory, mental illness, fatigue, ... Age or nerve damage can affect sensation. ...
A person without any mental illness is considered a normal patient, whereas a person with a mental disability or illness is ... without the boomerang effect of under-indulgers increasing their drinking. The social norms that guide people are not always ... Mental illness, in particular, is largely misunderstood by the population and often overwhelms others' impression of the ... Only if it was distressing would homosexuality be classified as a mental illness. However, the DMS-II did not explicitly state ...
In 2007, Thompson stated, "I have had no illness from it, or even any symptoms. My life expectancy should not be affected. I am ... Thompson explained, "Our work was affected tremendously by the fact that Congress is a much more partisan institution than it ...
... and cultural factors contribute to physical health and illness. Psychological factors can affect health directly. For example, ... Health psychologists help to promote health and well-being by preventing illness. Some illnesses can be more effectively ... the prevention and treatment of illness, the identification of diagnostic and etiologic correlates of health, illness and ... In the mid-20th century there was a growing understanding in medicine of the effect of behavior on health. For example, the ...
Mental illness has been a major taboo and concern in the current fast paced world in which time to relax is undervalued. ... This reduces the effect of surface urban heat islands. Open spaces that include any type of vegetation help offset the high ... Globally, mental illness is linked to eight million deaths each year. In urban areas, limited access to green space and poor ... Given the burden of mental illness in the United States, it is important to examine the impact of urban green space on mental ...
Ovine Johne's disease is a wasting disease that affects young sheep. Bluetongue disease is an insect-borne illness causing ... A wide array of bacterial and viral diseases affect sheep. Diseases of the hoof, such as foot rot and foot scald may occur, and ... As a prey species, a sheep's system is adapted to hide the obvious signs of illness, to prevent being targeted by predators. ... Sheep milk contains 4.8% lactose, which may affect those who are intolerant. As with other domestic animals, the meat of ...
An estimated 0.5% of children have CFS, and more adolescents are affected with the illness than younger children. From 1934 ... According to the CDC, "CFS is a biological illness, not a psychologic disorder", and those affected "are neither malingering ... Often, the illness will follow a viral illness, such as mononucleosis or gastroenteritis. All ages, ethnic groups, and income ... It is not aimed at treating the illness as a whole. Those whose illness appears stable may gradually increase activity and ...
"Local News - Did Boldt's Illness Affect Fish Ruling? -- Tribes Want Look At Late Judge's Medical Records - Seattle Times ...
Unusual trends of death and/or illness in animal populations, previous to or accompanying illness in humans. Many affected ... Rare illness that affects a large, disparate population (respiratory disease might suggest the pathogen or agent was inhaled). ... Similar genetic makeup of agents in affected individuals. Simultaneous collections of similar illness in non-contiguous areas, ... Thus only the target might be affected adversely. The weapon may be further used to bog down an advancing army making them more ...
According to Thomas Basin, Somerset died of illness, but the Crowland Chronicle reported that his death was a suicide. As his ... annulled and of no force or effect".[43][42] The second Act of November 1485 stated that she would enjoy all her properties and ...
Fulton was deeply affected by her husband's passing. Any mention of him caused her to be overwhelmed by grief; every March she ... Due to his illness the family moved back to Norwich, New York to the farm of Ruth's maternal grandparents, the Shattucks.[4] A ... While working there she gained her interest in Asia that would later affect her choice of fieldwork as a working anthropologist ... Abram Kardiner was also affected by these ideas, and in time, the concept of "modal personality" was born: the cluster of ...
Cicatricial alopecias affect both men and women, most commonly adults, although all ages may be affected. Epidemiologic studies ... In general, cicatricial alopecias are not associated with other illnesses, and usually occur in otherwise healthy men and women ... Affected areas of the scalp may show little signs of inflammation, or have redness, scaling, increased or decreased ... In some cases, progression is slow and there is always sufficient hair remaining to cover the affected scalp areas; in other ...
There is not enough evidence to determine if lifestyle interventions affect mortality in those who already have DM2.[71] ... Doses are then increased to effect (blood sugar levels being well controlled).[25] When nightly insulin is insufficient, twice ... results in a slight decrease in stroke risk but no effect on overall risk of death.[84] ... "The Effect of Improved Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Status on Glycemic Control in Diabetic Patients: A Meta-Analysis". The ...
Degen, L. "Effect of peptide YY3-36 on food intake in humans". Gastroenterology. 129: 1430-6. doi:10.1053/j.gastro.2005.09.001 ... A chronic lack of nutritious food can cause various illnesses, and will eventually lead to starvation. When this happens in a ... but there are numerous physical and psychological conditions that can affect appetite and disrupt normal eating patterns. These ... and numerous other illnesses and eating disorders. ...
... possibly life-threatening illness.[170] For this reason, critics argue that therapies that rely on the placebo effect to define ... b) Placebo effect or false treatment effect - an individual receives "alternative therapy" and is convinced it will help. The ... The opposite of the placebo effect is the nocebo effect, when patients who expect a treatment to be harmful will perceive ... Much of the perceived effect of an alternative practice arises from a belief that it will be effective (the placebo effect), or ...
It may indicate that plant height is controlled by many genes of small effect, or by a few genes of large effect. ... If a genetic cause is suspected and little else is known about the illness, then it remains to be seen exactly how many genes ... and the apparent QTL effect at a marker will be smaller than the true QTL effect as a result of recombination between the ... First, we do not receive separate estimates of QTL location and QTL effect. QTL location is indicated only by looking at which ...
The Gotland rabbit is considered a hardy variety that is rarely affected by disease or genetic defects.[4] ... at the same time maintaining good health and few known genetic illnesses.[2] ...
Stone, Linda (1988), Illness Beliefs and Feeding the Dead in Hindu Nepal: An Ethnographic Analysis, E. Mellen, ISBN ... The effects of public outrage had a permanent effect on the Hindu Mahasabha, which is now a defunct Hindutva party. ... "Family legacy and the Varun effect". rediff.com. Retrieved 15 February 2015.. ...
In a similar effect, patients with a broken leg joint undergoing as little as three weeks of traction can lose enough back and ... which can occur during a prolonged illness); cachexia - which is a syndrome that is a co-morbidity of cancer and congestive ... Wu H, Xia Y, Jiang J, Du H, Guo X, Liu X, Li C, Huang G, Niu K (September 2015). "Effect of beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyrate ... Neurogenic atrophy, which has a similar effect, is muscle atrophy resulting from damage to the nerve which stimulates the ...
I believe that this would meet criterion C of the deaths criteria, the effect on current events. I also feel that it's best to ... Greg Page leaves the children's band The Wiggles after 15 years of performances, due to chronic illness. JRHorse 22:41, 30 ... Whether Johnson lives or dies could have an effect, for example, on US funding of family planning programs in Africa. That said ... Augusto Pinochet is a controversial figure and his death may affect world affairs sufficient to warrant inclusion in ITN but ...
The first outbreak affected seven people, killing four, and the second affected 24, killing 17.[1] ... It involves finding everyone who had close contact with infected individuals and monitoring them for signs of illness for 21 ... Urging the world to offer aid to the affected regions, its Director-General said, "Countries affected to date simply do not ... of those affected and rule it out in 85% of those not affected.[101] ...
Discovered Malady Affecting Pituitary dre. Was Noted Teacher and author". The New York Times. October 8, 1939. Retrieved March ... The disease is often diagnosed 3-6 years after the onset of illness.[19] Several studies have shown that Cushing's disease is ... more prevalent in women than men at a ratio of 3-6:1, respectively.[20][21] Moreover, most women affected were between the ages ...
... waterfowl are most commonly affected by P. multocida, however scavengers and other water birds are often affected in large ... Birds with chronic avian cholera, more common in domestic fowl, exhibit prolonged illness with more localized infections. ... birds are in good body condition and do not exhibit the signs of prolonged illness. ...
... pause for effect) "Close! I thought he was talking about me there for a second. Apparently, I ain't the only cat on the block ( ... usually involving Tilton shouting as loudly as possible at demons supposedly possessing people suffering from pain and illness ...
Even moderately acute and severely acute malnourished children are more likely to die from common childhood illness than those ... Rural areas are more affected (40% stunted and 31% underweight) than urban areas (32% stunted and 23% underweight). There is ... Lack of appropriate complementary feeding may lead to malnutrition and frequent illnesses, which in turn may lead to death. ... "Saano Dumre Revisited: Changing Models of Illness in a Village of Central Nepal." Contributions to Nepalese Studies 28(2): 155- ...
This side effect can be severe enough to warrant discontinuation of opioid treatment. ... the evolved response to illness.[2][13][14] ... "Improved opioid analgesic effect following opioid dose ...
This was the end of home-brewed sake, and the law remains in effect today even though sake sales now make up only 2% of ... illness, or stress, and were therefore especially susceptible to infections in general.[19] Aside from these cases, there is no ... This is because once premium sake is opened it begins to oxidize, which affects the taste. If the sake is kept in the ...
... concluded evidence of no effect, and 22.5% concluded positive effect.[60] ... Physical medicine and rehabilitation (or physiatry) is concerned with functional improvement after injury, illness, or ... These include treatment of acute and chronic illnesses, preventive care and health education for all ages and both sexes. ... Gender-based medicine studies the biological and physiological differences between the human sexes and how that affects ...
As a result of the ongoing problems affecting the airport and the continuous negative publicity it gets in the German press, ... but survived after a three-month period of illness.[376] ... It was also ruled that affected residents should be provided ... Incoming or departing trains might suck smoke into the station, so air flow guidance was needed to avoid this effect. However, ... According to airport head Luetke Daldrup, the planned opening date of October 2020 was not affected by the cable duct problem, ...
Chronic illnesses, malnutrition, endocrine, metabolic disorders or chromosomal anomalies are characterized by proportionate ... Disproportionate short stature can be further subdivided as specified by the body segments affected by shortening, namely limbs ... Short-limb short stature can be further subcategorised in accordance with limb segment affected by shortening. These ...
... can affect multiple body systems and produce a broad range of symptoms. Not everyone with Lyme disease has all of ... The EM (Erythema migrans) rash is often accompanied by symptoms of a viral-like illness, including fatigue, headache, body ... Antibiotics are the primary treatment.[2][23] The specific approach to their use is dependent on the individual affected and ... Lyme disease is the most common disease spread by ticks in the Northern Hemisphere.[15] It is estimated to affect 300,000 ...
... affects the nervous system and may lead to reduced function, disability or illness."[50][51] ... Holism assumes that health is affected by everything in an individual's environment; some sources also include a spiritual or ... Huisman PA, Speksnijder CM, de Wijer A (January 2013). "The effect of thoracic spine manipulation on pain and disability in ... affecting the tone (health) of the end organ.[40] D. D. Palmer, using a vitalistic approach, imbued the term subluxation with a ...
The Seventeenth Amendment, which required direct election, took effect on April 8, 1913. All the other Senators elected to ... resigned due to illness.[3] Senior Democratic Senator Furnifold Simmons was expected to take Underwood's place, but withdrew ...
Intended to affect the structure or any function of the body of man or other animals, and ... unreasonable risk of illness or injury and require premarket approval.[18][15][18] Examples of Class III devices include ... Medical device regulation in Europe as we know it today came into effect in the 1993 by what is collectively known as the ... and may not present an unreasonable risk of illness or injury.[17] Examples of Class I devices include elastic bandages, ...
Crust, L (2009). "The relationship between mental toughness and affect intensity". Personality and Individual Differences. 47: ... that helps buffer stress and has become an accepted concept in health psychology within the study of the stress-illness ...
The brain is divided into 4 lobes and each lobe or area has its own function.[14][15] A tumor in any of these lobes may affect ... during their illness to relieve symptoms. Experimental treatments include targeted therapy, gamma knife radiosurgery,[45] boron ... Brain stem: Tumors on this can affect blood pressure, swallowing, and heartbeat.[citation needed] ... The amount of radiotherapy depends on the size of the area of the brain affected by cancer. Conventional external beam "whole- ...
The fever accounts for up to one-third of deaths in hospitals within the affected regions and 10 to 16% of total cases.[5] ... One comprising factor is the number of febrile illnesses present in Africa, such as malaria or typhoid fever that could ... About 15-20% of hospitalized Lassa fever patients will die from the illness. The overall mortality rate is estimated to be 1%, ... After an incubation period of six to 21 days, an acute illness with multiorgan involvement develops. Nonspecific symptoms ...
Many diseases affecting the kidney are systemic disorders not limited to the organ itself, and may require special treatment. ... The history typically includes the present illness, family history, general medical history, diet, medication use, drug use and ... All of these may be affected by kidney problems. The serum creatinine concentration can be used to estimate the function of the ... Nephrology also studies systemic conditions that affect the kidneys, such as diabetes and autoimmune disease; and systemic ...
The plague affected Roman culture and literature and may have severely affected Indo-Roman trade relations in the Indian Ocean. ... that appeared on the ninth day of the illness. The information that was provided by Galen did not clearly define the nature of ... one quarter of those who were affected.[6] The total death count has been estimated at 5 million,[7] and the disease killed as ...
... Elizabeth Weise, USATODAY Published 4:00 p.m. ET Feb. 23, 2014 , ... Mysterious polio-like illness affects kids in California. A mysterious cluster of a polio-like syndrome has infected as many as ... Mysterious polio-like illness affects kids in California A mysterious cluster of a polio-like syndrome has infected as many as ... Sofia Jarvis, 4, of Berkeley, Calif., was struck by a polio-like illness when she was 2. It left her with a paralyzed arm.. ( ...
The stigma of mental illness often has a greater impact on peoples employment prospects than physical disability or illness, ... Mental illnesses, like other illnesses, are biological disorders. They affect how the person thinks, including their moods and ... The stigma of mental illness often has a greater impact on peoples employment prospects than physical disability or illness, ... Mental Illness Affects Job Prospects More Than Physical Disability. Written by Christian Nordqvist on October 8, 2012 ...
Approximately half of all American adults with suffer some kind of mental illness during their lifetime, a CDC reports ... Mental Illness Affects Job Prospects More Than Physical Disability The stigma of mental illness often has a greater impact on ... "Mental Illness Affects Half Of All Americans During Their Lifetime." Medical News Today. MediLexicon, Intl., 5 Sep. 2011. Web. ... Nordqvist, C. (2011, September 5). "Mental Illness Affects Half Of All Americans During Their Lifetime." Medical News Today. ...
Polio, an infectious disease that invades the nervous system and mainly affects young children, became one of the most dreaded ... Van Haren said additional tests confirmed the affected children in California "definitely do not have polio." ...
According to the National Alliance of Mental Illness, one in five American adults experience some type of mental illness. ... If you think you or a loved one is struggling with a mental illness, dont be ashamed to speak up and ask for help. ... One in five children - ages 13 to 18 - have or will have a serious mental illness. Suicide is the third leading cause of death ... It can be difficult to understand what a person with a mental illness is experiencing if you have never been around someone ...
One of the first calls to really affect my mental health was a boy who died in a fire. I thought the recovery of his unburnt ... However, PTSD continued to affect me throughout my life. Searching for Adrenaline. Often, after someone develops PTSD, they ... Eventually, these calls started to affect how I interacted with my family. I began to withdraw from everyone and became ... Why I Decided to Be Open with My Students About My Mental Illness ...
Environmental activist Erin Brockovich has launched her own investigation into the mysterious illness causing facial tics and ... Erin Brockovich Launches Investigation Into Tic Illness Affecting N.Y. Teenagers. * By Katie Moisse ... Hallett said conversion disorder is common, affecting as many as two people at his movement disorders clinic each week. But he ... All 15 of the affected teenagers -- 14 girls and one boy -- attended the school when they started showing symptoms last fall. ...
... 18.08.2014 ... 17 in the journal Nature, used stem cells generated from people with and without mental illness to observe the effects of a ... A rare exception is the gene known as disrupted in schizophrenia 1 (DISC1), in which some mutations have a strong effect. Two ... To find out how a DISC1 variation with a few deleted DNA "letters" affects the developing brain, the research team collected ...
Rare polio-like illness affecting kids may have reached Alberta. Alberta Health officials say one child was hospitalized ... Rare polio-like illness affecting kids may have reached Alberta. Social Sharing. ... The polio-like illness which is sparking concern, AFM, is one of many illnesses included in the broader category. ... Rare, polio-like illness has now reached Childrens Hospital, LHSC says. *Dont panic parents, but be on guard for rare, ...
PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says that as many as 79,000 illnesses and 30 deaths due to ... FDA: New Final Rule to Ensure Egg Safety, Reduce Salmonella Illnesses Goes Into Effect ... Egg-associated illness caused by Salmonella is a serious public health problem. Infected individuals may suffer mild to severe ... If the eggs are eaten raw or undercooked, the bacterium can cause illness. Eggs in the shell become contaminated on the farm, ...
Depending on the severity of the illness, there are three different phases that are used throughout nursing interventions. The ... Mental illnesses can affect persons of any age, race, religion, or income and are not the result of personal weakness, lack of ... More about Factors That Affect The Severity Of The Illness. *. The Canadian Mental Health Association. 1396 Words , 6 Pages ... Factors That Affect The Severity Of The Illness. 1759 WordsNov 4, 20168 Pages ...
In the spirit of commemorating Mental Illness Awareness Week, here are five foods and ingredients that can wreak havoc with ... Mental Illness Awareness Week: 5 Foods That Affect Your Mental Health. In the spirit of commemorating Mental Illness Awareness ... thus affecting the way it functions.. 4. Foods with High Sodium: Extra sodium in your body can affect your neurological system ... Alcohol affects the working of the central nervous system which is responsible for processing information received through our ...
"Kids with chronic illnesses are 30% more likely to become depressed," she says. "And even if its just a side effect of ... Chronic illness can affect a childs social development; children who have physical restrictions and pain are particularly ... Gluck, S. (2000, June 22). Chronic Illness May Affect a Childs Social Development, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2020, October 21 ... www.healthyplace.com/anxiety-panic/articles/chronic-illness-may-affect-a-childs-social-development ...
THE COMPANY STARTING AWARENESS ABOUT BABIES THAT ARE AFFECTED BY RARE ILLNESSES. THIS STARTED WITH TO STAY AT HOME MOMS. THEY ... Company spreads awareness of babies affected by rare illnesses. One of the founders of GoShoutLove.com talks with KMBCs ... Company spreads awareness of babies affected by rare illnesses. One of the founders of GoShoutLove.com talks with KMBCs ... Company spreads awareness of babies affected by rare illnesses. One of the founders of GoShoutLove.com talks with KMBCs ...
... Researchers say its harder to fight ... In an experiment tested on mice, the researchers learned that the most serious cases of COVID-19 were the ones that affected ... "Once it infects the brain, it can affect anything because the brain is controlling your lungs, the heart, everything. The brain ... Though these findings are important in understanding how COVID-19 can affect consumers health, the researchers still worry ...
Meanwhile, the World Health Organisation said Gilead Sciences Remdesivir didnt affect the stay of Covid-19 patients in ... Covid update: Remdesivirs effect; chronic illness & virus; sanitizers export. Oct 16, 2020 22:45 IST ... Meanwhile, the World Health Organisation said Gilead Sciences Remdesivir didnt affect the stay of Covid-19 patients in ...
The effect of tracheostomy timing during critical illness on long-term survival.. Scales DC1, Thiruchelvam D, Kiss A, ...
When you are receiving testing for other illnesses, your doctor may ask you to fast beforehand so that your stomach and ... Fasting is very dangerous for someone with diabetes, as it can affect blood sugars and insulin levels. And if fasting leads to ... When you are receiving testing for other illnesses, your doctor may ask you to fast beforehand so that your stomach and ... Additionally, fasting can have an effect on some diseases and conditions, some negative and some positive. ...
Other illnesses, or disorders of the inner ear, are among the leading causes of tinnitus. While people who do not have ... Other illnesses, or disorders of the inner ear, are among the leading causes of tinnitus. While people who do not have ...
... evidence about the effects of alcohol and opioid use on the care physicians provided to patients with common chronic illnesses. ... How Does Alcohol and Drug Use Affect Care for Chronic Illnesses? The PRISM Program. * *April 18, 2011 ... Twelve systematic reviews of: alcohol (8), opioid (2) and cannabis (2) effects on the care of various chronic illnesses and ... issues around moderate use of alcohol and other drugs that might compromise the care and management of common chronic illnesses ...
Illness,Affects,Pilgrims,of,Mansarovar,medicine,medical news today,latest medical news,medical newsletters,current medical news ... High-altitude Illness Affects Pilgrims of Mansarovar. Four days after an Indian pilgrim died of respiratory problems while o... ... Global Warming Could Cause 5 Million Illnesses: WHO. 10. Vegetables And Fruits Cause More US Food Illnesses 11. Passive Smoking ... Low Socioeconomic Status May Lead To Mental Illness. 2. Scientists Warn Against Food Borne Illnesses. 3. Exposure to Pesticides ...
HIV affects every demographic in Abilene, Big Country AIDS Resources executive director James Wagstaff says. But better ... World AIDS DAY: HIV affects every demographic in Abilene, local center director says. HIV affects every demographic in ... World AIDS DAY: HIV affects every demographic in Abilene, local center director says HIV affects every demographic in Abilene ... www.reporternews.com/story/news/2019/12/01/world-aids-day-time-reflect-illness-affects-us-all/4243492002/. ...
72 affected by illness from southeast Minnesota campground pool. By Austin Howard on Aug 10, 2018 at 2:08 p.m. ... Approximately 10 percent to 15 percent of cases require hospitalization for their illness. Illness can be especially severe or ... PAUL-- On August 3, Forum News Service reported 3 people who were affected by a cryptosporidiosis outbreak at the Shades of ... Health officials now say the number of affected people has increased to at least 72 as of Thursday, August 9. ...
... lifelong illness and life-threatening conditions. Here are snapshots of five of the most common conditions. ... Respiratory illnesses affect millions of people around the world and can result in severely impaired quality of life, ... Physician Focus: Respiratory illnesses affect millions. Dr. Ronald Sen Tuesday. Nov 29, 2011 at 12:01 AM Nov 29, 2011 at 4:39 ... Respiratory illnesses affect millions of people around the world and can result in severely impaired quality of life, lifelong ...
Mental illnesses are generally caused by environmental factors in combination with multiple gene variants, while neither of ... Illness-Linked Genetic Variation That Affect Neurons Revealed by Stem Cells. by Himabindu Venkatakrishnan on August 18, 2014 at ... Mental illnesses are generally caused by environmental factors in combination with multiple gene variants, while neither of ... A rare exception is the gene known as disrupted in schizophrenia 1 (DISC1), in which some mutations have a strong effect. Two ...
To assess the effect of gestational age and illness severity, and the effect of antenatal exposure to magnesium sulfate and ... Time of first stool in premature infants: effect of gestational age and illness severity.. Kumar SL1, Dhanireddy R. ... Antenatal exposure to magnesium sulfate for tocolysis had no effect on the timing of the first stool, whereas infants whose ... Both the gestational age and the illness severity, as measured by the Score for Neonatal Acute Physiology (SNAP), independently ...
... lifelong illness and life-threatening conditions. Here are snapshots of five of the most common conditions. ... Respiratory illnesses affect millions of people around the world and can result in severely impaired quality of life, ... Physician Focus: Respiratory illnesses affect millions. Dr. Ronald Sen Tuesday. Nov 29, 2011 at 12:01 AM Nov 29, 2011 at 5:00 ... Respiratory illnesses affect millions of people around the world and can result in severely impaired quality of life, lifelong ...
Respiratory Tract Illnesses During the First Year of Life: Effect of Dog and Cat Contacts. Eija Bergroth, Sami Remes, Juha ... Respiratory Tract Illnesses During the First Year of Life: Effect of Dog and Cat Contacts ... Respiratory Tract Illnesses During the First Year of Life: Effect of Dog and Cat Contacts ... Respiratory Tract Illnesses During the First Year of Life: Effect of Dog and Cat Contacts ...
... ... 22 states now affected by dangerous outbreak of… Share this:. *Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) ... By April 10, the CDC had issued its first announcement about the E. coli illness outbreak. The next day, Halley went to the ... On Monday, test results from her stool samples confirmed her illness is part of the outbreak. The teenager was still in the ...
The Acceptance of Illness Scale score and Visual Analog Scale score were significantly worse in patients with SCLC than in ... Keywords: Acceptance of Illness Scale, Visual Analog Scale for pain, lung cancer, quality of life, QLQ-C30 and QLQ-LC13 ... completed Acceptance of Illness Scale, Visual Analog Scale for pain, and European Organization for Research and Treatment of ... To evaluate differences in acceptance of illness, level of perceived pain, and quality of life (QoL) between patients with SCLC ...
  • Recognize the six hallmarks of respiratory illness - cough, shortness of breath, wheezing, coughing up blood, sputum (mucus or phlegm) production, and chest pain - and see a physician if you experience any of these. (norwichbulletin.com)
  • Symptoms of the coronavirus include mild to severe respiratory illness, as well as fever, cough and shortness of breath, the CDC said. (cleveland.com)
  • respiratory illness) in adults ≥65 years of age. (bioportfolio.com)
  • This trial is being conducted in follow up to two Phase 2 trials in older adults in which RTB101 10 mg administered once daily for up to 16 weeks during winter cold and flu season was observed to reduce the incidence of respiratory illness associated with respiratory tract infections. (bioportfolio.com)
  • This study was conducted to investigate the effects of daily supplementation of GS-3K8 or GINst15 on acute respiratory illness (ARI) in healthy subjects. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Determine the Association Between the Level of SCI With Chronic Respiratory Symptoms, Measures of Pulmonary Function, and Respiratory Illness. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Infant pneumococcal carriage during influenza, RSV and hMPV respiratory illness within a maternal influenza immunization trial. (bioportfolio.com)
  • In this post-hoc analysis of nasopharyngeal pneumococcal carriage in a community-based, randomized prenatal influenza vaccination trial in Nepal with weekly infant respiratory illness surveillance, 45. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Measuring the Severity of Respiratory Illness in the First 2 Years of Life in Preterm and Term Infants. (bioportfolio.com)
  • To develop a valid research tool to measure infant respiratory illness severity using parent-reported symptoms. (bioportfolio.com)
  • MERS-CoV as an emerging respiratory illness: A review of prevention methods. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Acute respiratory illness was defined as caregiver-reported persistent cough, panting, wheezing, or difficulty breathing in the past 7 days among index children, those born to enrolled women. (ajtmh.org)
  • The symptoms tend to occur about a week after they had a fever and respiratory illness. (wsvn.com)
  • Secondhand smoke (SHS) is a significant cause of acute respiratory illness (ARI) and 5 times more common in indigenous children. (ovid.com)
  • Because the symptoms of influenza are not specific and most persons who have a respiratory illness are not tested for influenza, an ILI has been defined as an illness with fever or feverishness plus either cough or sore throat. (cdc.gov)
  • Anyone of any age with a chronic illness is just as vulnerable as an older person with the same chronic health condition. (yourlifechoices.com.au)
  • Much attention has been placed on protecting older Australians from COVID-19, but new research shows that anyone of any age with a chronic illness is just as vulnerable as an older person with the same health condition. (yourlifechoices.com.au)
  • But anyone of any age living with a chronic illness may also have a similarly elevated risk of severe consequences. (yourlifechoices.com.au)
  • The sexual issues associated with chronic illness are often difficult to tease apart from those related to menopause and aging because both tend to occur in middle age and later. (harvard.edu)
  • And sometimes I lose my breath when lines in a story are so applicable to life with chronic illness. (thedailyheadache.com)
  • Whether a person withdraws from others due to devastating physical symptoms, a lack of understanding from others in our lives, the clinical depression that's comorbid with so many illnesses, or yet another of the myriad factors for social withdrawal, chronic illness is incredibly isolating. (thedailyheadache.com)
  • Just like Mr. Panicker's silence accumulates, so do the symptoms of chronic illness. (thedailyheadache.com)
  • The stigma of chronic illness imposes yet another kind of silence. (thedailyheadache.com)
  • Then we encounter the numerous healthy people who are afraid of chronic illness or think they have the answers, forcing their beliefs or cures or stories on us. (thedailyheadache.com)
  • In these ways and many others, those with chronic illness, like Mr. Panicker, are unseen. (thedailyheadache.com)
  • It's not that people with chronic illness want that illness to be at the forefront of every interaction. (thedailyheadache.com)
  • I am courageous and strong for trying to live a full, happy life when I have a debilitating chronic illness. (thedailyheadache.com)
  • Denying or ignoring the role of chronic illness in my life invalidates the tremendous achievements, the emotional fortitude, the unbelievable strength I display every single day. (thedailyheadache.com)
  • Hi, I would like to get your book Loss: How to Start a Chronic Illness Small Group Minist. (restministries.com)
  • Those of us who suffer from chronic illness know only too well how taxing it can be on our relationships with friends and family. (dearthyroid.org)
  • Chronic illness really makes us realize who our true friends are. (dearthyroid.org)
  • Does Chronic Illness Affect the Adequacy of Health Insurance Coverage? (dukeupress.edu)
  • Using data from healthy and chronically ill individuals in Indiana, we found that chronic illness decreased the probability of having adequate coverage by about 10 percentage points among all individuals and by about 25 percentage points among single individuals. (dukeupress.edu)
  • Chronic illness decreased the probability of having adequate coverage by about 10 percentage points among all individuals and by about 25 percentage points among single individuals. (syr.edu)
  • However, elderly people with chronic illness(es) often do not meet the physical activity guidelines. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Physical activity programs for the elderly exist, but these are often expensive and not easily accessible to the elderly with chronic illness(es). (biomedcentral.com)
  • Hence, this randomized controlled trial aims to test whether Active Plus, a proven effective physical activity intervention, is able to improve the cognitive functioning of elderly people with chronic illness(es) or to slow down cognitive decline. (biomedcentral.com)
  • In total 540 older adults (≥65 years) with at least one chronic illness that limits mobility are recruited from 7 municipalities. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Chronic illness warrior and natural health coach and advocate, Gina helps others thrive beyond the challenges of chronic illness. (hubpages.com)
  • I'm sure every mother at some point what I would like to refer to as parenting guilt….whether you have a chronic illness or not. (hubpages.com)
  • Now imagine this "parenting guilt" coupled with the guilt of bearing a chronic illness in addition to trying to be a good mom. (hubpages.com)
  • You see, I am a chronic illness patient. (hubpages.com)
  • NAMI explains that up to 90% of people with a mental illness who seek professional help experience considerable reductions in their symptoms and achieve a much better quality of life, compared to those who do not. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The most difficult thing about mental illness is recognizing the symptoms. (themonitor.com)
  • All 15 of the affected teenagers -- 14 girls and one boy -- attended the school when they started showing symptoms last fall. (go.com)
  • Children with chronic illnesses are 30% more likely to develop depression, but parents can help manage symptoms by being aware of a child's depression and of the factors that may lead to it. (healthyplace.com)
  • To investigate the effect of dog and cat contacts on the frequency of respiratory symptoms and infections during the first year of life. (aappublications.org)
  • In 1996 with Professor John Weinman, he developed the Illness Perception Questionnaire (IPQ) that measures how patients mentally represent their illness and associated symptoms. (royalsociety.org.nz)
  • The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health & Wellness is aware of one local case of the polio-like illness, which can cause sudden weakness in the limbs and other neurological symptoms. (insiderlouisville.com)
  • Faircloth said her daughter's symptoms progressed rapidly, with the toddler first showing signs of an illness last Thursday. (wsvn.com)
  • Sixty-one (56 % female) patients were interviewed and assessed for illness course (relapses, residual symptoms, and diagnosis), QoL, and illness perception. (uncg.edu)
  • Mediation analyses (simple and multiple) with bootstrapping procedures were applied, including residual symptoms as the predictor of QoL, and illness perception dimensions as candidate mediators. (uncg.edu)
  • Residual symptoms, rather than a relapsing course or a diagnosis of schizophrenia, have a diminishing effect in the subjective QoL. (uncg.edu)
  • Adenoviruses are common viruses that can cause a range of illness , including cold-like symptoms, sore throat, bronchitis, pneumonia, diarrhea, and pink eye, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (thisisinsider.com)
  • So, unlike mental disorders, physical illness are typically identified by their etiologies-a fancy word for causes-rather than solely by their symptoms. (psychologytoday.com)
  • Because mental disorders are generally identified on the basis of their symptoms, a mental illness diagnosis doesn't necessarily explain a person's symptoms, it only describes them. (psychologytoday.com)
  • Patients with 2009 influenza A(H1N1) infection-related critical illness experienced symptoms for a median (midpoint) of four days before entering the hospital, but worsened rapidly and required care in the ICU within one or two days. (bankixsystems.com)
  • How the patient was functioning prior to his or her illness, current symptoms, if and when prior episodes occurred, and precipitating factors are a few that are particularly high yield. (medscape.com)
  • Your doctor might have a lot of questions about your illness and your symptoms. (kidshealth.org)
  • Although doctors' opinions vary as to whether they're really helpful, over-the-counter (OTC) medicines are often given to kids to control symptoms of illnesses like a cold or the flu. (kidshealth.org)
  • Mean differences in numbers of HH member contacts and non-HH members seen as contacts at the home and elsewhere by study participants when well compared with when ill (the day after the clinic visit), restricted to persons seen on the same day of the week when well and when ill, in study of the effect of acute illness on contact patterns, Malawi, 2017. (cdc.gov)
  • In 2015 and 2017, the counts of reported illnesses were far lower. (wsvn.com)
  • A 2017 review concluded that the vast majority of studies supported a relationship between older paternal age and autism and schizophrenia, but that there is less convincing and also inconsistent evidence for associations with other psychiatric illnesses. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mysterious polio-like illness affects kids in California A mysterious cluster of a polio-like syndrome has infected as many as 25 California children, leaving them with paralyzed limbs and little hope of recovery. (usatoday.com)
  • One case of an unusual polio-like illness that targets children may have shown up in Alberta, but health officials say they can't provide a definitive answer because the specific condition is not tracked. (cbc.ca)
  • The polio-like illness which is sparking concern, AFM, is one of many illnesses included in the broader category. (cbc.ca)
  • We know that mental illness is an important public health problem in itself and is also associated with chronic medical diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes , obesity , and cancer . (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Fasting is very dangerous for someone with diabetes, as it can affect blood sugars and insulin levels. (sharecare.com)
  • The Program of Research to Integrate Substance Use Issues into Mainstream Health Care (PRISM) was designed in two phases to examine and address issues around moderate use of alcohol and other drugs that might compromise the care and management of common chronic illnesses (e.g., diabetes, hypertension, sleep disorders, asthma). (rwjf.org)
  • Each year, flu leads to 200,000 hospitalizations and 30,000 deaths in the U.S. Most at risk are the elderly, young children, and those with chronic illnesses such as diabetes. (norwichbulletin.com)
  • This study suggests that young adults with diabetes have more negative social experiences which may affect their feelings with regard to having close relationships. (open.ac.uk)
  • Those with chronic medical problems like asthma, diabetes or illnesses that lower their immune system or those who take medicine that lowers their immune system, are more susceptible to a complicated Adenovirus course," the letter added. (thisisinsider.com)
  • But just as there are many physical illnesses such as cancer, diabetes, or colitis, there are many mental illnesses. (canadahelps.org)
  • For people with diabetes, being sick can affect blood sugar levels . (kidshealth.org)
  • While stress tends to make blood sugar rise in people with diabetes, some illnesses cause loss of appetite, nausea, or vomiting. (kidshealth.org)
  • You can't know exactly how the illness will affect your child's diabetes control. (kidshealth.org)
  • Urine tests for ketones are often positive during illness (even in kids without diabetes). (kidshealth.org)
  • Your doctor can advise you about what to give to help manage the illness and maintain control of the diabetes. (kidshealth.org)
  • This type that affected children was called juvenile diabetes. (rc-holzminden.de)
  • In the recent past, more children are being affected by type 2 diabetes. (rc-holzminden.de)
  • Type 2 diabetes majorly used to affect adults. (rc-holzminden.de)
  • The researchers explained that one in every five Australian adults has been affected with some kind of mental illness during the last 12 months. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Approximately half of all American adults with suffer some kind of mental illness during their lifetime, a CDC reports announced. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • According to the National Alliance of Mental Illness, one in five American adults experience some type of mental illness. (themonitor.com)
  • Does fasting affect children differently than adults? (sharecare.com)
  • Asthma continues to increase: it now affects 1 in 12 adults and 1 in 10 children in the U.S. It's unclear why it's increasing, but we do know that it's brought on by different triggers such as allergies, sinus problems, acid reflux, or job conditions, as well as smoking, mold or pollution. (norwichbulletin.com)
  • Researchers reviewed electronic health record (EHR) data from over 8,000 adults with and without mental illness, from several health care systems across the United States in 2012-2013, to study weight loss and health care use patterns after bariatric surgery including post-surgery emergency department visits and hospitalization days. (obesity.org)
  • Here in Canada, one in five people-both adults and children-experience mental illness. (canadahelps.org)
  • Approximately 70 percent of adults with mental illness started experiencing issues in childhood. (canadahelps.org)
  • Mental Illness and Its Stigma "One in five adults in America experience mental illness," (Mental Health, n.d., para 1). (bartleby.com)
  • Critical illness among Canadian patients with 2009 influenza A(H1N1) occurred rapidly after hospital admission, often in young adults, and was associated with severely low levels of oxygen in the blood, multi-system organ failure, a need for prolonged mechanical ventilation, and frequent use of rescue therapies, according to a study to appear in the November 4 issue of JAMA1. (bankixsystems.com)
  • Depending on the severity of the illness, there are three different phases that are used throughout nursing interventions. (bartleby.com)
  • Time of first stool in premature infants: effect of gestational age and illness severity. (nih.gov)
  • To assess the effect of gestational age and illness severity, and the effect of antenatal exposure to magnesium sulfate and glucocorticosteroids, on the timing of the first stool in preterm infants. (nih.gov)
  • Delayed passage of first stool is a function of both illness severity and gestational immaturity. (nih.gov)
  • Professor Petrie went on to demonstrate how patients' perceptions of a heart attack predicted recovery and return to work better than medical indicators of illness severity. (royalsociety.org.nz)
  • I had nothing to talk about other than illness, the severity of which I was unwilling to acknowledge. (thedailyheadache.com)
  • Summary The effect of lead time bias on severity of illness scoring, mortality prediction and standardised mortality ratios was examined in a pilot study of 76 intensive care (ICU) patients using APACHE II, APACHE III and SAPS II scoring systems. (ovid.com)
  • The inclusion of data collected in the period prior to ICU admission increased severity of illness scores and estimated risk of hospital mortality significantly for all three scoring systems (p (ovid.com)
  • these may contribute to the illness or its severity. (medscape.com)
  • Through the many studies that have been conducted over the years, it has been found that the widowhood effect affects the mortality rates of people with varying levels of severity depending on their genders and religions. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the fall/winter of 2015, Angell treated 87 dogs for a suspected tick-born illness, and the number jumped to 196 during the same period in 2016 -- a 220 percent increase in a year. (wcvb.com)
  • A 2016 review concluded that the mechanism behind the reported associations was still not clear, with evidence both for selection of individuals liable to psychiatric illness into late fatherhood and evidence for causative mutations. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), USA, stigma is the main reason three-quarters of all people with a mental illness do not seek treatment . (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Furthermore, 90% of those who die by suicide have an underlying mental illness, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, NAMI. (themonitor.com)
  • I have no easy answers, but do suggest you contact a family advocacy organization such as the National Alliance on Mental Illness , which has chapters in every state. (harvard.edu)
  • Approximately 10 percent to 15 percent of cases require hospitalization for their illness. (bemidjipioneer.com)
  • Laboratory testing has confirmed that the strain of deadly E. coli O157:H7 bacteria causing this outbreak produces a type of toxin that tends to cause more severe illness, which may explain why there is a high hospitalization rate. (denverpost.com)
  • In an accompanying editorial published in Obesity , James Mitchell, MD, discussed the impact of pre-surgery mental illness on post-surgery weight loss, as well as post-surgery emergency department visits and hospitalization. (obesity.org)
  • Kids chronic illnesses are characterized by frequent hospitalization and comprehensive medical care. (rc-holzminden.de)
  • is public awareness and an understanding that mental illness, like mental health, is part of the human condition. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • According to a SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) study carried out in 2009, 4.8% of America's adult population - 11 million people - had suffered a mental illness during the preceding twelve months. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • In the spirit of commemorating Mental Illness Awareness Week, here are five foods and ingredients that can wreak havoc with your mental health and you should be aware of. (ndtv.com)
  • The ruling may have important implications for how insurance companies pay for treatment for patients with mental illnesses in states with strong mental health parity laws. (calhospital.org)
  • Depression is a mental health disorder and invisible illness. (markedbyteachers.com)
  • When mental health professionals began diagnosing mental illness about a hundred years ago, it was on the basis of the causes or etiologies of those illnesses, just like for physical diseases. (psychologytoday.com)
  • Narcissistic personality disorder is one of the many types of personality disorders that affect mental health, in which people desire to be seen and admired more than the average person. (bartleby.com)
  • The stigma of mental illness often has a greater impact on people's employment prospects than physical disability or illness, Australian researchers reported today. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • WISE Employment (WISE) says it is dedicated towards the reduction of stigma associated with employing people who have a mental illness. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Even self-stigma is a problem that affects many people with mental illness. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Eliminating stigma requires more public awareness about the realities concerning mental illness and the effectiveness of treatments today. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The media broadcasting results in further perpetuation of existing stigma and negative stereotypes against people with mental illnesses (Arboleda-Florez, 2003). (ipl.org)
  • To find out how a DISC1 variation with a few deleted DNA "letters" affects the developing brain, the research team collected skin cells from a mother and daughter in one of these families who have neither the variation nor mental illness, as well as the father, who has the variation and severe depression, and another daughter, who carries the variation and has schizophrenia. (innovations-report.com)
  • They found that people with a serious mental illness such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, or addiction earned, on average, one-third less per year than other people. (harvard.edu)
  • The study divided patients with mental illness into three groups: (1) mild to moderate depression or anxiety, (2) severe depression or anxiety and (3) bipolar, psychosis or schizophrenia spectrum disorders. (obesity.org)
  • Depression affects 5-6% of the population at any given time. (sossd.org)
  • The parts of the brain seemingly most affected in depression are those involved with mood, cognition, sleep and appetite. (markedbyteachers.com)
  • As a young woman, suffering from anxiety and depression caused by years of neglect and trauma, Sacha's* life changed when she sought treatment to address her illnesses. (canadahelps.org)
  • These data are from the Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities program. (bls.gov)
  • We often report about the psychological toll of mental illness, but while researching a story today I came across a study that documents the economic toll of psychiatric disorders-especially when they are not adequately treated. (harvard.edu)
  • Though stress has been linked to various psychological and physical illnesses, it is worth noting that short-term stress is good for human health as it can boost one's immune system (Aldwin, 2007). (ukessays.com)
  • However, long-term stress lowers resistance to illnesses and this has a significant impact on the individual's vulnerability to psychological and physical disorders. (ukessays.com)
  • Stress is a process in which environmental demands strain the adaptive capacity of an individual leading to both biological and psychological changes that could expose them to the risk of illness. (ukessays.com)
  • Other awards have included the Inaugural Distinguished Foreign Scholar Award (2012) from the American Psychological Association Health Psychology Division and a Fulbright Senior Fellowship awarded in 2010, which allowed him to advance his research on the placebo and nocebo effect at Harvard University in the US. (royalsociety.org.nz)
  • Most famously addressed in the 1961 book, The Myth of Mental Illness , psychiatrist Thomas Szasz argues that the idea of classifying psychological and emotional difficulties as "illnesses" takes away personal agency. (psychologytoday.com)
  • Responses of grief and bereavement due to the loss of a spouse increases vulnerability to psychological and physical illnesses. (wikipedia.org)
  • Infected individuals may suffer mild to severe gastrointestinal illness, short-term or chronic arthritis, or even death. (prnewswire.com)
  • The illnesses caused by adenoviruses can range from mild all the way to severe. (thisisinsider.com)
  • Like some physical illness, some mental illnesses are mild, but others can be much more severe. (canadahelps.org)
  • While for some these problems may be mild, for others, these problems may be chronic to the extent of affecting their day to day lives. (rc-holzminden.de)
  • Mild health problems do not affect the development and lives of the affected children. (rc-holzminden.de)
  • I have an autoimmune disease called systemic lupus erythematosus , in addition to several other overlapping illnesses, such as neuropathy, chronic atrial fib, costochondritis, tinnitus, and mild emphysema, to name a few. (hubpages.com)
  • The purpose of this study is to evaluate if there is a significantly less incidence of major clinical events due to graft vascular illness in recipients of a cardiac transplant on treatment with an immunosuppressive combination, which includes Everolimus, compared to those that continue the previously used immunosuppressive treatment. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • We examined the weekly syndromic surveillance data for influenza-like illness (ILI) from Argentina and estimated the effectiveness of these breaks on incidence of ILI in the community. (cdc.gov)
  • There was no significant effect of prior infection on the incidence of diarrhea in either study. (asm.org)
  • Polio, an infectious disease that invades the nervous system and mainly affects young children, became one of the most dreaded diseases of the 20th century in the United States. (yahoo.com)
  • Alcohol affects the working of the central nervous system which is responsible for processing information received through our five senses. (ndtv.com)
  • It primarily affects the nervous system. (medindia.net)
  • It affects the nervous system, specifically the area of spinal cord called gray matter, which causes the muscles and reflexes in the body to become weak. (insiderlouisville.com)
  • AFM affects the nervous system and causes weakness and even paralysis, with some children needing to be put on ventilators. (wsvn.com)
  • Acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, mostly affects children and can paralyze arms and legs. (rutgers.edu)
  • News of acute flaccid myelitis, a mysterious illness mostly affecting kids, being confirmed in the Louisville area is raising questions among parents. (insiderlouisville.com)
  • According to Ayers and De Visser (2018), there is a complex relationship between stress and illness. (ukessays.com)
  • 2001). In this paper, the researcher defines the term stress and critically evaluates evidence of how stress affects illness by assessing stress responses among individuals under different situations (Blumenthal et al. (ukessays.com)
  • conversely, calm acceptance and relaxation can actually change body responses to illness. (nursingcrib.com)
  • These influence a client's responses to teaching about health and reactions to health care during illness. (nursingcrib.com)
  • How do other illnesses affect tinnitus? (sharecare.com)
  • Other illnesses, or disorders of the inner ear, are among the leading causes of tinnitus. (sharecare.com)
  • Matthew Lambelle quoted research that showed that 72% of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) which took on a person with a mental illness had either a very positive or positive experience . (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • It can be difficult to understand what a person with a mental illness is experiencing if you have never been around someone struggling with it or have not struggled with it yourself. (themonitor.com)
  • Bipolar affects work, school, relationships, physical health and many other aspects of everyday life. (bartleby.com)
  • A U.S. appeals court has ruled that an anorexic woman's insurance company must pay for her treatment at a residential facility because of a California law that requires insurers to provide the same coverage for mental illness as they do for physical illness. (calhospital.org)
  • Illness can change the way you see yourself in terms of your physical appearance, your sexuality, and your wholeness as a person. (harvard.edu)
  • Proponents of diagnosing mental illness , on the other hand, argue that mental disorders are as real as physical diseases and diagnosing them allows people to get the care they need. (psychologytoday.com)
  • To our knowledge this is the first study to investigate effectiveness of a physical activity program on cognitive functioning in elderly people suffering from a broad range of chronic illnesses. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Physical illness may also occur as the body becomes more vulnerable to emotional and environmental stressors. (wikipedia.org)
  • Communication within primary care consultations for children with acute illness can be problematic for parents and clinicians, with potential misunderstandings contributing to over-prescription of antibiotics. (biomedcentral.com)
  • This review aimed to synthesise the evidence in relation to communication and decision making in consultations for children with common acute illness. (biomedcentral.com)
  • There is no link between mental illness and a person's willpower, character or intelligence. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • It is important to point out that the authors are referring to a mental illness occurence during a person's lifetime. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Australians of any age with heart disease have a particularly high chance of severe illness, requiring intensive care, if infected by COVID-19, according to a new consensus statement published by the Medical Journal of Australia . (yourlifechoices.com.au)
  • In both locations, tests found evidence of a particular strain of the virus - adenovirus 7 - that's known to cause more severe illness . (thisisinsider.com)
  • Mental illnesses, like other illnesses, are biological disorders. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Hallett said conversion disorder is common, affecting as many as two people at his movement disorders clinic each week. (go.com)
  • The bible of mental illnesses is the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders -or DSM for short-which is currently in its 5th edition. (psychologytoday.com)
  • Many people define mental illness as a characteristic that makes one irrational or delusional and derives a belief that those who have mental disorders are not suffering from a real disease, resulting in a negative view of those who suffer. (bartleby.com)
  • Van Haren said additional tests confirmed the affected children in California "definitely do not have polio. (yahoo.com)
  • The environment has many influences on health and illness. (nursingcrib.com)
  • The family and the culture to which the person belongs determine patterns of livings and values, about health and illness that are often unalterable. (nursingcrib.com)
  • Spiritual and religious beliefs are important components of the way the person behaves in health and illness. (nursingcrib.com)
  • Influenza, perhaps the most publicized illness, is a contagious, seasonal disease caused by a virus that can affect anyone regardless of age or health status. (norwichbulletin.com)
  • We used 2005-2008 national weekly surveillance data of visits to a health care provider for influenza-like illness (ILI) from all provinces. (cdc.gov)
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that efforts to reduce the spread of influenza on commercial aircraft focus on encouraging air carrier employees and passengers who have an influenza-like illness (ILI) not to travel. (cdc.gov)
  • The researchers found that a total of 168 patients had confirmed or probable 2009 influenza A(H1N1) infection and became critically ill during this time period, and 24 (14.3 percent) died within the first 28 days from the onset of critical illness. (bankixsystems.com)
  • In conclusion, we have demonstrated that 2009 influenza A(H1N1) infection-related critical illness predominantly affects young patients with few major comorbidities and is associated with severe hypoxemic respiratory failure, often requiring prolonged mechanical ventilation and rescue therapies," the authors write. (bankixsystems.com)
  • One in five children - ages 13 to 18 - have or will have a serious mental illness. (themonitor.com)
  • Study author Susan Meijer, DrS, a behavioral researcher at Utrecht University Medical Center in the Netherlands, and colleagues explored the effect of disease on social development in children 8 to 12 years of age. (healthyplace.com)
  • Many children have to drop out of school because of serious illness. (childfund.org.au)
  • Reports of Paregol's death came amid an ongoing adenovirus outbreak affecting medically fragile children at a healthcare facility in New Jersey. (thisisinsider.com)
  • Olivia Paregol was taking a medication for Crohn's disease that weakened her immune system, her father, Ian Paregol, told the Baltimore Sun. The children affected by the New Jersey adenovirus outbreak also have "severely compromised" immune systems, according to state health officials . (thisisinsider.com)
  • [11] The most significant effect concerns achondroplasia (a form of dwarfism), which might occur in about 1 in 1,875 children fathered by men over 50, compared to 1 in 15,000 in the general population. (wikipedia.org)
  • When we fail to intervene when children are exhibiting signs of mental illness, the damaging consequences are far reaching, and can be long-term into adulthood. (canadahelps.org)
  • Thirty-five papers and 2 theses reporting on 13 studies were included, 7 of these focussed on children with respiratory tract infections (RTI) and the remaining 6 included children with any presenting illness. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Acute illnesses are frequent in children and the commonest reason for use of primary health care services by parents in the UK [ 1 ] and internationally. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Children are being affected because they are obese. (rc-holzminden.de)
  • Not only must they deal with their own pain and illness, but they must take care of their children's basic needs AND help their children to understand and deal with the realities of the illness. (hubpages.com)
  • As a mother, the most difficult part of dealing with my illness is seeing the way that it affects my children. (hubpages.com)
  • Results underscore the importance that patients' beliefs have on their perceived QoL, encouraging further research and development of interventions targeting illness perceptions. (uncg.edu)
  • While all potential surgical patients should receive a thorough evaluation prior to considering surgery, this research suggests that there appears to be no outright reason to deny consideration of bariatric surgery in patients with mental illness who otherwise are good surgical candidates. (obesity.org)
  • In my opinion, "Shutter Island" was able to portray patients with mental illness in the 1950s in a non-prejudiced manner. (ipl.org)
  • Sprains, strains, or tears were the leading injury or illness in private industry and state and local government in 2014. (bls.gov)
  • In 2014, upper extremities affected by an injury or illness accounted for 346,170 cases, or 32 cases per 10,000 full-time workers. (bls.gov)
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily , Type of injury or illness and body parts affected by nonfatal injuries and illnesses in 2014 at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2015/type-of-injury-or-illness-and-body-parts-affected-by-nonfatal-injuries-and-illnesses-in-2014.htm (visited May 08, 2021 ). (bls.gov)
  • An environmental exposure would affect many people. (go.com)
  • Antenatal exposure to magnesium sulfate for tocolysis had no effect on the timing of the first stool, whereas infants whose mothers received glucocorticosteroids for enhancing fetal lung maturity passed their first stool significantly earlier than nonexposed infants of identical gestational age (p = 0.005). (nih.gov)
  • Antenatal betamethasone exposure leads to earlier stool passage, whereas antenatal exposure to magnesium sulfate does not affect the timing of first stool in premature infants. (nih.gov)
  • As such, it appears that there is no consistent connection between mold exposure and the incidents of Adenovirus infection affecting UMD students. (thisisinsider.com)
  • Additionally, fasting can have an effect on some diseases and conditions, some negative and some positive. (sharecare.com)
  • Professor Petrie has found how patients think about illness and their emotions impacts on recovery and immune function in a range of different diseases. (royalsociety.org.nz)
  • Effect of comorbidity on the treatments that patients receive is not clear, as healthy elderly patients and the elderly with less comorbid diseases are included in the studies. (springermedizin.at)
  • Evidence for a paternal age effect has been proposed for a number of conditions, diseases and other effects. (wikipedia.org)
  • ST. PAUL-- On August 3, Forum News Service reported 3 people who were affected by a cryptosporidiosis outbreak at the Shades of Sherwood Campground near the southeastern Minnesota community of Zumbrota. (bemidjipioneer.com)
  • Kids with chronic illnesses are 30% more likely to become depressed," she says. (healthyplace.com)
  • Advocates argued that it's important to track kids' weight, and how COVID-19 has affected it. (yahoo.com)
  • Illness can be especially severe or prolonged in people with weakened immune systems. (bemidjipioneer.com)
  • No one is immune to this type of illness. (sossd.org)
  • WATCH Is Toxic Waste to Blame for Mysterious Illness? (go.com)
  • Environmental activist Erin Brockovich has launched her own investigation into the mysterious illness causing facial tics and verbal outbursts among 15 teenagers in Le Roy, N.Y. (go.com)
  • NAMI informs that 1 in every 4 Americans lives with some kind of mental illness during their lifetime. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • He pointed out that while more research is needed on this topic, "The most important finding is that those with mental illness, even in its more severe forms, can experience significant weight loss after bariatric procedures that is similar to the weight loss seen in the non-mentally ill patients. (obesity.org)
  • Workers who suffered sprains, strains, or tears needed a median of 10 days away from work, compared to 9 days for all types of injuries or illnesses. (bls.gov)
  • Shoulder injuries and illnesses caused workers to miss a median of 26 days of work, more than any other body part. (bls.gov)
  • To learn more, see "Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Requiring Days Away From Work, 2014" ( HTML ) ( PDF ). (bls.gov)
  • It's a perfect fit for Pathways, a health resource center that helps people with chronic and terminal illness discover their capacity to heal. (minnpost.com)
  • Our findings support the theory that during the first year of life, animal contacts are important, possibly leading to better resistance to infectious respiratory illnesses during childhood. (aappublications.org)
  • While it is true that mold can cause irritation of the respiratory tract and make individuals more susceptible to viral infections in general, the cases of Adenovirus-associated illness on campus have been seen both in students living on and off campus and among students in residence halls affected by mold and residence halls not affected," he wrote. (thisisinsider.com)
  • Using data from healthy and chronically ill individuals in Indiana, we found that illness decreased the probability of having adequate insurance, particularly among single individuals. (syr.edu)
  • However, PTSD continued to affect me throughout my life. (nami.org)
  • Mental illness is defined as a mental pattern that causes an impaired ability to function normally in ordinary life. (bartleby.com)
  • Abstract: Panic disorder is an abnormal condition which badly affects the social life, working life and family of patients. (bartleby.com)
  • Respiratory illnesses affect millions of people around the world and can result in severely impaired quality of life, lifelong illness and life-threatening conditions. (norwichbulletin.com)
  • These results suggest that dog contacts may have a protective effect on respiratory tract infections during the first year of life. (aappublications.org)
  • To evaluate differences in acceptance of illness, level of perceived pain, and quality of life (QoL) between patients with SCLC and NSCLC. (dovepress.com)
  • Two hundred and fifty-seven lung cancer patients, who were treated in 2015, completed Acceptance of Illness Scale, Visual Analog Scale for pain, and European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer 30-item Core Quality of Life Questionnaire and European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer 13-item Lung Cancer specific Quality of Life Questionnaire. (dovepress.com)
  • Our goal is a better life for everyone affected by mental illness. (rethink.org)
  • Rethink Mental Illness is a charity that believes a better life is possible for the millions of people affected by mental Illness. (rethink.org)
  • Objective To assess the effect of specialist palliative care on quality of life and additional outcomes relevant to patients in those with advanced illness. (bmj.com)
  • Case in point is their Renewing Life series, an 8-week intensive workshop that offers coping strategies to people grappling with illness. (minnpost.com)
  • This affects your life in drastic ways. (marriagemissions.com)
  • It affects you in all stages of your life, from birth through adulthood. (canadahelps.org)
  • Consequently, the World Health Organization [ 15 ] focuses its policy framework on active aging by which chronic illnesses and reduced mobility should be prevented on the one hand, and vitality, self-reliance, participation in society and quality of life should be optimized on the other hand [ 3 ]. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Until now, insurers have charged women less than men for insurance policies such as motor, life and critical illness insurance, and they've charged men less than women for income protection cover and annuities. (moneysupermarket.com)
  • Then there is the cost of dealing with such an illness, the ongoing struggle to receive the proper care, understanding this illness is changing my life, both in the present and the future, as well as my future roles, as a friend, parent, sister, professional and member of the community. (hubpages.com)
  • How Women and Aging Affect Trends in Labor Force Growth Examines how women's labor force participation and the aging of the U.S. population affect trends in labor force growth. (bls.gov)
  • Population 104 scuba divers with a history of major decompression illness (DCI). (bmj.com)
  • Any illness is incredibly stressful - we help reduce people's anxiety,' says Rowe. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Veterans with Gulf War Illness exhibit distinct respiratory patterns during maximal cardiopulmonary exercise. (bioportfolio.com)
  • While it is still unknown exactly what causes this phenomenon to occur, there are many theories that support this notion about the widowhood effect. (wikipedia.org)
  • Elderly people may suffer not so much from the illnesses themselves, but from the limitations as a result of these chronic illnesses [ 13 ]. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) affects more than 12 million people, claims more than 125,000 lives year each, and is the third leading cause of death in the U.S., according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. (norwichbulletin.com)