(Medical Xpress)—University of Bath researchers have found a previously undiscovered link between epileptic seizures and the signs of autism in adults.
Neuroscience May 16, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration plans to conduct a new survey involving 2,000 health care professionals to examine their views on direct-to-consumer (DTC) advertising of prescription medications. ...
Health May 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
For young women in high school, the risk of childbearing may depend on the prevalence of obesity in their schools, according to sociologists, who found that as the prevalence of obesity rises in a school, so do the odds of ...
Overweight and Obesity May 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Chidren with asthma in India are being prevented from receiving effective treatment by a range of widely-held myths and misconceptions, says a University of Sydney study.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 14, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Just over a month ago, a young high school student from Halifax committed suicide after photos of her being raped were posted on the Internet. Her story wasn't just about bullying. It was also about the complex feelings her ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Social stigma is harming attempts to combat cervical cancer in India where more women die annually of the disease than anywhere else in the world, a new report said Friday.
Cancer May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study led by University of North Carolina School of Medicine researchers is the first to identify a genetic risk factor for persistent pain after traumatic events such as motor vehicle collision and sexual assault.
Medical research May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
If you think giving someone the cold shoulder inflicts pain only on them, beware. A new study shows that individuals who deliberately shun another person are equally distressed by the experience.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
A Northwestern Medicine scientist has developed the first blood test to diagnose major depression in teens, a breakthrough approach that allows an objective diagnosis by measuring a specific set of genetic markers found in ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Cochlear implants have restored basic hearing to some 220,000 deaf people, yet a microphone and related electronics must be worn outside the head, raising reliability issues, preventing ...
Medical research Apr 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Poor mothers are more likely to be classified as having the mental illness known as generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) because they live in poverty not because they are suffering from a psychiatric disorder, according ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 20, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (8) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Depression was linked with an increased risk of peripheral artery disease (PAD) in a study of more than 1,000 men and women with heart disease conducted by researchers at the San Francisco VA Medical Center ...
Cardiology Aug 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Institutions that make big money out of gambling – such as governments, casinos, clubs and pubs – are fond of telling us how much they care about problem gambling.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A University of Michigan campus survey on attitudes and behaviors around eating found that students diet regularly, dislike their bodies, fear gaining weight and seldom seek help for eating ...
Health Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Overweight women may never escape the painful stigma of obesity even after they have shed the pounds, new research suggests.
Overweight and Obesity May 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
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