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What is a real effectiveness of the behavioral counseling to promote a healthy lifestyle?

Short description of behavioral counseling and its effectiveness in prevention of cardiometabolic diseases.

Published: 2017-09-13


Prevalence of mental disorders among refugees

The European migrant crisis is one of the 21st century’s biggest challenges so far. Forced migration touches millions of peoples’ life. Some societies have sent many immigrants abroad, some have received or hosted, and still others have been in transit along paths of migration. Refugee mental health is a psychiatric challenge of the century. The demand for mental healthcare among people fleeing war and persecution can only grow further. 

Published: 2017-09-11


New clinical guidelines for management of patients with arterial hypertension and diabetes from ADA

BP main goals, hypertension diagnosis and treatment were considered.

Published: 2017-09-10


Mindfulness is effective in chronic pain

A new meta-analysis has shown the method efficacy in reducing pain intensity, depression symptoms, and improving quality of life. 

Published: 2017-09-04


Life expectancy in HIV-infected individuals after the start of antiretroviral therapy

According to a new study, the life expectancy of HIV-infected people after the start of ART for the last 2 decades has increased significantly.

Published: 2017-08-31


Optimal target blood pressure level for elderly with hypertension

Target pressure <140/90 mm Hg allows better prevention of cardiovascular events, but this requires a more detailed examination.

Published: 2017-08-24


Cochrane Review: There is no evidence for the effectiveness of baclofen in alcoholic addiction

Cochrane systematic review couldn't find evidence of the effectiveness of baclofen in alcohol dependence for abstinence syndrome.

Published: 2017-08-22


Google Trends as a method for prediction of suicide rates

The new study was intended to determine the validity of this method.

Published: 2017-08-18


Effects of antihypertensive therapy on health

Antihypertensive therapy has only a minimal positive effect on health in people with hypertension without concomitant deseases. 

Published: 2017-08-17


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