الاثنين، 24 أغسطس 2015

ScienceDaily: Health & Medicine News

ScienceDaily: Health & Medicine News


Magnetic stimulation effective in reducing bed-wetting

Posted: 23 Aug 2015 06:53 PM PDT

Bedwetting, or nocturnal enuresis, causes distress in children and young adults, as well as for their parents or caregivers. The causes are not fully understood and there may be both physiological and psychological components to the condition. Researchers now report that repetitive sacral root magnetic stimulation can reduce the frequency of nighttime bed-wetting and improve quality-of-life for sufferers.

Same-sex couples face more obstacles to infertility treatment

Posted: 23 Aug 2015 06:18 AM PDT

Same-sex couples encounter more obstacles to treatment for infertility than opposite-sex couples, suggests a new study.

Polygamy and alcohol linked to physical abuse in African marriages

Posted: 23 Aug 2015 06:18 AM PDT

African women in polygamous marriages or with alcoholic husbands have a significantly higher risk of being physically abused by their husbands than women in monogamous marriages or women whose husbands don't abuse alcohol, new research shows.

TV's subliminal influence on women's perception of pregnancy and birth

Posted: 22 Aug 2015 12:48 PM PDT

In an era where popular culture is increasingly recognized for its impact on lay understanding of health and medicine, few scholars have looked at television's powerful role in the creation of patient expectations, especially regarding pregnancy and birth.