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New report asks why Canadian jurisdictions under fund mental health despite significant social and economic costs

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Author: Steve Lurie (Monday, August 18, 2014) – In spite of ongoing concerns about the staggering social and economic costs of mental illness, funding in Canada and Ontario pales in comparison to other global jurisdictions, according to a new report authored … Continue reading

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Antibiotics/antibacterial drug use, their marketing and promotion during the post-antibiotic golden age and their role in emergence of bacterial resistance

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Author:Godfrey S. Bbosa Why are common bacterial infections that were sensitive to antibiotics/antibacterial agents during the antibiotic golden age have developed resistance in the post-antibiotic golden age and hence causing global public health challenge? Golden antibiotic age (1940s -1990s) is … Continue reading

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Family, the most influential factor on happiness in high school students

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Author:Zhenzhu Wu High school students’ happiness status is person, family, and school, the result of joint action. In Zhenzhu Wu’s research review from school of psychology, south china normal university, Guangdong, published in health journal 2014 vol.6 by Scientific Research … Continue reading

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Antibiotics/antibacterial drug use, their marketing and promotion during the post-antibiotic golden age and their role in emergence of bacterial resistance

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Author(s) :Godfrey S. Bbosa, Norah Mwebaza, John Odda, David B.Kyegombe, Muhammad Ntale During the post-antibiotic golden age, it has seen a massive antibiotic/antibacterial production and an increase in irrational use of these few existing drugs in the medical and veterinary practice, food industries, tissue cultures, … Continue reading

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Treating Comorbid Insomnia in Older Adults via Cognitive-Behavioural Treatment, Bright Light and Exercise

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Author(s) :K. Richter, J. Myllymaeki, S. Scharold-Schaefer, I. Tomova, R. Mayrer, G. Niklewski Background: Insomnia occurs frequently in older adults. The underlying factors for the disorder are physiological changes of the sleep-wake cycle, comorbid diseases and drug treatment. Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT I) combined with light … Continue reading

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