Today’s Solutions: May 28, 2024

Therapy

ACTV therapy model reduces recidivism for domestic abuse

There is a growing trend in the United States to reduce crime and recidivism by educating, treating, and reforming individuals rather than punishing them with harsh sentences. This takes on many forms. The First Step Act, for instance, seeks to reduce existing sentences and reincarceration through Read More...

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An effective treatment for gaming and internet addiction in teens

Everyone loves playing games. Whether that be a physical sport, board games, or video games, there is something innately human about wanting to play them. But for some, these hobbies can become addictive. The World Health Organization now recognizes being addicted to video games as a disease. Read More...

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Genetic study opens new hope for acne treatment

With the rise of maskne, many more of us have had to deal with the skin disease that is acne. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, over 50 million people have acne in the US. Caused by a disorder of the sebaceous glands, the condition causes breakouts, irritation, and scarring as well Read More...

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Researchers identify new “highly effective” ovarian cancer treatment

Cancer researchers celebrate the “fantastic” results of early trials for a new treatment that demonstrated its ability to significantly shrink tumors in half of the patients suffering from an advanced form of ovarian cancer. The new treatment is comprised of a revolutionary drug combination Read More...

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Massive cancer genome study may pave the way for better treatments

Cancer is a hugely complicated disease, and understanding how it can be treated requires an equally enormous effort from scientists. That effort is well underway with the Pan-Cancer Project, an international collaboration involving over 1,300 researchers globally dedicated to tackling the Read More...

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Breakthrough treatment kills prostate cancer with the help of sound waves

Treating prostate cancer through traditional means such as surgery or radiotherapy carries certain risks, with some patients experiencing impotence, urinary problems, and bowel trouble, among other unwanted side effects. Now, a new procedure using ultrasound techniques may soon be available to Read More...

Sugar pills as good as Tylenol

Sugar pills as good as Tylenol for low back pain

The next time you tweak your back, think twice before heading to the medicine cabinet. Acetaminophen, best known as the active ingredient in Tylenol, is the most popular drug in the world for treating low back pain. But a new study shows that it doesn’t help any more than a placebo, or inert Read More...

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Doctatorship: Military thinking in medicine

Military thinking has invaded medical thinking. It’s time to replace shock and awe with health and peace. Dana Ullman | May 2009 issue Our military thinking and our medical thinking have a surprising amount in common. It isn’t just happenstance that doctors proudly assert that they seek to Read More...