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Researchers study the use of virtual reality to reduce pain and anxiety during vasectomy

Researchers study the use of virtual reality to reduce pain and anxiety during vasectomy

Newswise – Researchers at the Desai Sethi Urology Institute, part of the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine, have launched a study to determine if wearing virtual reality headsets during in-office vasectomy helps patients feel relief procedural pain and anxiety. The Miller School researchers partnered for the study with the company Smileyscope, which has …

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Researchers study the use of virtual reality to reduce pain and anxiety during vasectomy

Researchers study the use of virtual reality to reduce pain and anxiety during vasectomy

Newswise – Researchers at the Desai Sethi Urology Institute, part of the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine, have launched a study to determine if wearing virtual reality headsets during in-office vasectomy helps patients feel relief procedural pain and anxiety. The Miller School researchers partnered for the study with the company Smileyscope, which has …

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Study: Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Mental Health and Brain Maturation in Adolescents: Implications for Analyzing Longitudinal Data. Image Credit: Shan_shan / Shutterstock.com

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused rapid brain aging in adolescents

In a recent Biological Psychiatry: Global Open Science study, Stanford University researchers are assessing how the stress and social disruption caused by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has affected the neurodevelopment of young adults. Study: Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health and brain maturation in adolescents: implications for longitudinal data analysis. Image …

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AI HealthCare applications for companies that place HealthFirst

AI HealthCare applications for companies that place HealthFirst

silhouette happy people Getty In my last blog, I discussed the skyrocketing rise in depression which is the leading cause of disability worldwide and the biggest contributor to disease risk. The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that approximately 4% of the world’s population suffers from depression, and the United States leads the risk zone. In …

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Can social media help young people learn about sexuality?

Can social media help young people learn about sexuality?

MONTPELLIER, France ― During the French Days of Sexology and Sexual Health (JF3S), André Corman, MD, andrologist, sexologist and vice-president of the Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Association of Sexology, showed how the rise of social media led to reconsider paradigms of sexual health. Transform our lives Introducing the topic, Corman explained that as actors in sexual health, …

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Night owls show increased acquisition of fear, which may increase the risk of developing anxiety

Night owls show increased acquisition of fear, which may increase the risk of developing anxiety

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 public domain A new study shows that the greater vulnerability of individuals of the evening chronotype (individuals with the propensity to be more productive at night or at dawn) to anxiety and related disorders may be mediated by impaired emotional learning. Chronotypes are our circadian preference profiles; that is, they refer to the …

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