Tag Archives: Loss

Behavioral weight loss programs are effective — but where to find them?

The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is a team of volunteer experts from various primary care medicine and nursing fields. They identify big medical problems, review the research, and translate it into action plans (called practice recommendations) for doctors like me. Just this fall, they tackled obesity, with the goal of identifying effective ways… Read More »

Medical News Today: New genetic culprit found for early progressive hair loss

Many people face hair loss, but only a few experience it from as early as childhood. This occurs in a rare hereditary condition called hypotrichosis simplex. Now, finally, researchers have been able to identify the gene responsible for this form of hair loss. One gene may drive the mechanisms behind a rare form of hair… Read More »

How to cope with loss: Experts' advice to help navigate bereavement

10pc of bereaved people will develop prolonged grief disorder, a chronic, heightened grieving process that may require counselling or medication. Stock photo How to cope with loss: Experts’ advice to help navigate bereavement Independent.ie In his 1961 collection, A Grief Observed, the famed poet and author CS Lewis says that, “bereavement is a universal part… Read More »