Month: March 2018

The Corona Australis Constellation

Corona Australis is a constellation in the Southern Celestial Hemisphere. Its Latin name means “southern crown,” and it is the southern counterpart of Corona Borealis, the northern crown. It is one of the 48 constellations listed by the 2nd-century astronomer Ptolemy, and it remains one of the 88 modern constellations. The Ancient Greeks saw Corona Australis

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Back Pain Treatment Useless

Back Pain Treatment Useless

Millions of patients with back pain are being given pointless drugs, surgery and injections, with a third being prescribed dangerous opioids, experts say. Doctors prefer to offer useless and often harmful treatments rather than tell patients there is nothing to be done except stay active, an international group of scientists

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Persistent Depressive Disorder

Persistent Depressive Disorder

According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition, Persistent Depressive Disorder or Dysthymia represents a consolidation of the DSM-IV-defined chronic major depressive disorder and dysthymic disorder (commonly referred to as “Dysthymia”). People with dysthymia describe their mood as sad or “down in the dumps,” but dysthymia is more than simply

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