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Behavioral medicine (BM) is a newly developing field of study which integrates behavioral, psychosocial, and biomedical concepts and practices to prevent, diagnose, and treat patients with psychosomatic disorders. The practice of BM targets the relation between how both thought and behavior can affect mental and physical health.
Age plays key role in the well-being of patients with Type 2 diabetes

Age plays key role in the well-being of patients with Type 2 diabetes

Regulating gut bacteria could calm chemo side effects, reduce cognitive problems

Regulating gut bacteria could calm chemo side effects, reduce cognitive problems

Wake Forest Baptist receives $6 million to study non-pharmaceutical cancer pain management

Wake Forest Baptist receives $6 million to study non-pharmaceutical cancer pain management

First-in-the-U.S. clinical trial uses deep brain stimulation to tackle opioid addiction

First-in-the-U.S. clinical trial uses deep brain stimulation to tackle opioid addiction

Genes linked to autism spectrum disorder may play role in eye movements

Genes linked to autism spectrum disorder may play role in eye movements

New UB study focuses on food access among low-income populations

New UB study focuses on food access among low-income populations

Washington State law on behavioral care balances parental rights, teens’ autonomy

Washington State law on behavioral care balances parental rights, teens’ autonomy

New guidance from oncology experts recommends tailored exercise prescriptions

New guidance from oncology experts recommends tailored exercise prescriptions

Home visit treatment program may help tackle childhood obesity

Home visit treatment program may help tackle childhood obesity

Prescription for healthy food could be the answer to food insecurity

Prescription for healthy food could be the answer to food insecurity

Obesity stigma and yo-yo dieting, not BMI, are behind chronic health conditions, dietitian claims

Obesity stigma and yo-yo dieting, not BMI, are behind chronic health conditions, dietitian claims

SDSU professors study the sensory impact of food and evolution of healthy eating

SDSU professors study the sensory impact of food and evolution of healthy eating

New couples-based intervention shows potential to reduce caregiver distress

New couples-based intervention shows potential to reduce caregiver distress

Socioeconomic deprivation linked to suicide rates in rural areas

Socioeconomic deprivation linked to suicide rates in rural areas

JAMA review: Clinicians encouraged to consider social determinants screening and referrals

JAMA review: Clinicians encouraged to consider social determinants screening and referrals

Medical mistrust contributes to delays in African American men using health care system

Medical mistrust contributes to delays in African American men using health care system

Optimistic people tend to be better sleepers, study finds

Optimistic people tend to be better sleepers, study finds

Supervised fun, exercise both improve psychosocial health of children with obesity

Supervised fun, exercise both improve psychosocial health of children with obesity

Leisure-time sitting but not sitting at work linked with greater risk of heart disease

Leisure-time sitting but not sitting at work linked with greater risk of heart disease

New statement emphasizes need for special multidisciplinary clinical programs

New statement emphasizes need for special multidisciplinary clinical programs