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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28648241/is-a-peaceful-mind-a-winning-mind-comment-on
#1
Li-Wei Zhang
This commentary on Hardy and colleagues' discussion of psychosocial biographies of British super-elite athletes discusses cultural differences from a Chinese perspective. While British super-elite athletes might cope with high pressure by a counter-phobic attitude or total preparation, Chinese super-elite athletes achieve that by "Pingchangxin," a concept originated from Hongzhou Buddhism. This concept is difficult to translate but includes having no evaluation of good and evil, maintaining a peaceful mind in adversity and frustration, letting nature take its course, so as to reach the realm of freedom...
2017: Progress in Brain Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28629589/physical-exercise-and-dna-injury-good-or-evil
#2
Elisa Danese, Giuseppe Lippi, Fabian Sanchis-Gomar, Giorgio Brocco, Manfredi Rizzo, Maciej Banach, Martina Montagnana
Regular, low-intensity physical activity is currently advocated for lowering the risk of developing many acute and especially chronic diseases. However, several lines of evidence attest that strenuous exercise may enhance inflammation and trigger the generation of free radical-mediated damage, thus overwhelming the undisputable benefits of regular, medium-intensity physical activity. Since reactive oxygen species are actively generated during high-intensity exercise, and these reactive compounds are known to impact DNA stability, we review here the current evidence about strenuous exercise and DNA injury...
2017: Advances in Clinical Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28609380/post-intubation-hypotension-in-the-critically-ill-an-un-necessary-evil
#3
Michael C Sklar, Stephen E Lapinsky
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 13, 2017: Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28608376/dispassionate-indicator-or-evil-curse-are-some-scoring-systems-for-predicting-postoperative-mortality-lethal
#4
J J Pandit
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
July 2017: Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28588972/ethics-in-times-of-conflict-some-reflections-on-syria-in-the-backdrop-of-iraq
#5
Kasturi Sen, Hamid Hussain, Waleed Al-Faisal
Ethical challenges facing research and reporting from conflict-affected zones are well known; among them is the difficulty of finding reliable information; the tendency to take sides and define actors as either good or evil; the precarious security situation of residents and the ever-changing scenarios on the ground. We observed, however, that these challenges go unacknowledged in research and reporting on health state and on the health system from the conflict in Iraq and Syria, with the lines between science and journalistic reporting routinely blurred in the literature...
November 2016: BMJ Global Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28559538/when-agreement-accepting-free-riders-are-a-necessary-evil-for-the-evolution-of-cooperation
#6
Luis A Martinez-Vaquero, The Anh Han, Luís Moniz Pereira, Tom Lenaerts
Agreements and commitments have provided a novel mechanism to promote cooperation in social dilemmas in both one-shot and repeated games. Individuals requesting others to commit to cooperate (proposers) incur a cost, while their co-players are not necessarily required to pay any, allowing them to free-ride on the proposal investment cost (acceptors). Although there is a clear complementarity in these behaviours, no dynamic evidence is currently available that proves that they coexist in different forms of commitment creation...
May 30, 2017: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28558615/religious-fundamentalism-humor-and-treatment-outcomes-in-individuals-in-court-mandated-substance-abuse-outpatient-treatment
#7
William R Holcomb, William S Ivey
The relationship between religious fundamentalism, humor, and psychological well-being was examined with a sample of individuals ( n = 109) being treated for drug abuse in a court-mandated AA outpatient program. Three separate factors of religious fundamentalism were found through exploratory factor analysis of the Revised Religious Fundamentalism Scale, and these were named Righteous-Evil Worldview, True Religion, and Scriptural Literalism. Psychological well-being of individuals in court-mandated outpatient substance abuse treatment was found to be correlated with high levels of humor but not religious fundamentalism...
June 2017: Psychological Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28541165/is-it-desirable-to-be-able-to-do-the-undesirable-moral-bioenhancement-and-the-little-alex-problem
#8
Michael Hauskeller
It has been argued that moral bioenhancement is desirable even if it would make it impossible for us to do what is morally required. Others find this apparent loss of freedom deplorable. However, it is difficult to see how a world in which there is no moral evil can plausibly be regarded as worse than a world in which people are not only free to do evil, but also where they actually do it, which would commit us to the seemingly paradoxical view that, under certain circumstances, the bad can be better than the good...
July 2017: Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics: CQ: the International Journal of Healthcare Ethics Committees
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28540393/computed-tomography-scans-of-the-head-for-adult-patients-with-minor-head-injury-are-clinical-decision-rules-a-necessary-evil
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Desmond Wei Tan, Annabelle Mei En Lim, Daniel Yuxuan Ong, Li Lee Peng, Yiong Huak Chan, Irwani Ibrahim, Win Sen Kuan
INTRODUCTION: This study aimed to evaluate compliance with and performance of the Canadian Computed Tomography Head Rule (CCHR), and its applicability in the local adult population with minor head injury. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective study of consecutive patients who presented to the adult emergency department (ED) with minor head injury over six months. Data on predictor variables indicated in the CCHR was collected and compliance with the CCHR assessed by comparing the recommendations for head computed tomography (CT) scans to its actual usage...
May 25, 2017: Singapore Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28522165/a-new-legal-treatment-for-psychopaths-perplexities-for-legal-thinkers
#10
REVIEW
Maria Isabel Gonzalez-Tapia, Ingrid Obsuth, Rachel Heeds
Public perception, fueled not only by popular and news media but also by expert claims that psychopaths are archetypes of evil: incorrigible, remorseless, cold-blooded criminals, whose crimes manifest in the most extreme levels of violence. But is there empirical evidence that psychopaths truly are what they are portrayed to be? If so, should the law respond, and adjust its treatment of psychopaths in court - permitting psychopathy to be admitted under an insanity defense and/or resulting in mitigation? In this paper, we demonstrate that fundamental questions from the law to science remain unanswered and must be addressed before any alternative treatment of psychopathy can be considered...
May 15, 2017: International Journal of Law and Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28515626/the-history-of-tuberculosis-from-the-first-historical-records-to-the-isolation-of-koch-s-bacillus
#11
REVIEW
I Barberis, N L Bragazzi, L Galluzzo, M Martini
Tuberculosis (TB) is a contagious, infectious disease, due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MT) that has always been a permanent challenge over the course of human history, because of its severe social implications. It has been hypothesized that the genus Mycobacterium originated more than 150 million years ago. In the Middle Ages, scrofula, a disease affecting cervical lymph nodes, was described as a new clinical form of TB. The illness was known in England and France as "king's evil", and it was widely believed that persons affected could heal after a royal touch...
March 2017: Journal of Preventive Medicine and Hygiene
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28514489/nerve-conduction-studies-for-carpal-tunnel-syndrome-gold-standard-or-unnecessary-evil
#12
EDITORIAL
John R Fowler
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 1, 2017: Orthopedics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28492572/-the-spiral-of-evil-iatrogenic-coronary-and-aortic-dissection
#13
Paolo Canova, Giuseppe Musumeci, Roberta Rossini, Mauro Gori, Michele Senni, Orazio Valsecchi
Iatrogenic coronary and aortic dissection is one of the worst complication during a percutaneous coronary intervention. Nevertheless, it can be approached and effectively resolved by a percutaneous way, sealing the false lumen "entry door" with a covered stent, even if this device is more thrombogenic than other bare-metal or drug-eluting stents. We report the case of a 60-year-old man with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction complicated by both iatrogenic dissection and multiple stent thrombosis.
April 2017: Giornale Italiano di Cardiologia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28474277/religion-spirituality-and-folk-medicine-superstition-in-a-neonatal-unit
#14
Jose María Lloreda-Garcia
Beliefs and practices surrounding religion and spirituality (RS) feature in neonatal units, although healthcare professionals and families hold different views on their role in neonatal care. Descriptive study performed at the Neonatology Unit of Santa Lucía University Hospital, Cartagena. Separate forms concerning spirituality, religion and folk medicine were administered to professionals ascribed to the unit (n = 70) and parents (n = 93). 70% of professionals and 60.2% of parents perceive RS as playing a relevant role in neonatal care; however, 45% of professionals prefer that parents do not express their RS beliefs...
May 4, 2017: Journal of Religion and Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28468115/-on-the-chu-or-qu-of-wu-shi-er-bing-fang-prescriptions-for-fifty-two-diseases-and-relevant-issues
#15
J R Son
In Article 30 of Wu shi er bing fang(Prescriptions for Fifty-two Diseases) , the "Qu ()" in "Shen Shen Er Bu Neng Qu ()" has an opposite relation with "Shen ()" , that is, "Shen ()" , and it should be interpreted as "Qu ()" , that is bend. Thus, in "Shen Shen Er Bu Neng Qu ()" , bodies that appear to have "Shang Jing()" (spasmodic disease), causing stiffness and unable to flex. In Article 308 of Wu shi er bing fang, "Xi Xi Chu Chu()" and "Xi Xi Chu Chu ()" are synonymous. The "Chu ()" in "Xi Xi Chu Chu ()" is interpreted as "(exit)" while "Xi Xi Chu Chu ()" depicts a curse in which an evil fire is summoned out of an oven...
March 28, 2017: Zhonghua Yi Shi za Zhi, Chinese Journal of Medical History
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28468026/psychiatry-and-religion-opponents-or-collaborators-the-power-of-spirituality-in-contemporary-psychiatry
#16
Miro Jakovljević
Religion and psychiatry have had complicated, sometimes neutral or friendly and cooperative, sometimes competitive and antagonistic relations over their long histories. Relations between psychiatry and religion are influenced by complex belief systems, each diverse and changing. Psychiatry has often ignored spiritual and religious dimension in health and illness while religions influenced the treatment of mental disorders directly by defining mental disorders as evil spirit possessions and prescribing exorcism as treatment...
April 2017: Psychiatria Danubina
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28459649/a-necessary-evil-patients-experiences-receiving-tube-feeding-in-acute-care
#17
Cara Green, Virginia Vandall-Walker
BACKGROUND: Tube feeding (TF) is frequently prescribed for adults admitted to acute care facilities to prevent or ameliorate malnutrition, yet little is known about patients' needs and experiences with receiving this therapy. Patients' perspectives regarding the factors influencing their experiences, as well as their information and support needs, are required to inform healthcare providers' (HCPs') patient-centered practices. METHODS: Based on an interpretive description qualitative approach, 12 unstructured face-to-face interviews were conducted with participants admitted to acute care hospitals in Northwestern Ontario, Canada...
April 1, 2017: Nutrition in Clinical Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28459339/fifty-years-of-research-in-ards-mechanical-ventilation-during-extracorporeal-support-for-acute-respiratory-distress-syndrome-for-now-a-necessary-evil
#18
Eddy Fan, Daniel Brodie, Arthur S Slutsky
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 1, 2017: American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28454803/recurrent-mi-and-stroke-post-acute-coronary-syndrome-which-is-the-lesser-evil
#19
EDITORIAL
Shahar Lavi, Vladimír Džavík
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2017: American Heart Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28446041/supernatural-versus-medical-responses-to-mental-illness-from-undergraduate-university-students-in-trinidad
#20
AnMarie Kamanie Ramkissoon, Casswina Donald, Gerard Hutchinson
Background/Introduction: Perceptions about the aetiology of mental illness are likely to influence help-seeking behaviour. Understanding help-seeking behaviour will improve service provision and access. Therefore, this is likely to improve treatment outcomes. METHODS: We assessed the perceptions and help-seeking behaviours surrounding mental illness in a Trinidadian population of 158 tertiary-level students (136 female, 22 male; mean age 30) by analysing their responses to a questionnaire which asked for responses regarding a case vignette of a 25-year-old young woman exhibiting symptoms suggestive of schizophrenia...
April 1, 2017: International Journal of Social Psychiatry
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