News tagged with cognitive problems
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Long viewed as a contributing factor in teenage isolation, computer games are now being used to treat adolescent depression in an innovative New Zealand programme.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 31, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and Montefiore Medical Center have found that people with a form of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), a risk factor for developing Alzheimer's disease, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Children with a rare syndrome that includes a form of insulin-dependent diabetes have brain abnormalities that appear to set the stage for cognitive problems later in life, according to ...
Medical research Jul 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists have assembled the most detailed chronology to date of the human brain's long, slow slide into full-blown Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jul 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Exposure to solvents at work may be associated with reduced thinking skills later in life for those who have less than a high school education, according to a study published in the May 29, 2012, print issue of Neurology, the me ...
Neuroscience May 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Many people talk of problem gambling as an 'addiction' but work coming out of the University of Sydney's Gambling Treatment Clinic suggests that this may not be the case.
Addiction May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have unraveled a process by which depletion of a specific protein in the brain contributes to the memory problems associated with Alzheimer's disease. These findings provide new insights ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Apr 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- According to researchers from the University of Hertfordshire, individuals with the mental health problem Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) cannot accurately detect negative facial emotions ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Non-drug treatments help alleviate symptoms of treatment-induced menopause in breast cancer patients
Researchers from The Netherlands have found that the menopausal symptoms caused by giving chemotherapy or hormonal therapy to younger women with breast cancer can be ameliorated considerably through the use of cognitive behavioural ...
Cancer Mar 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine have shown for the first time how brain function differs in people who have math anxiety from those who don't.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A recent study by National University of Singapore (NUS) researchers revealed that Asian breast cancer patients who had received or were undergoing chemotherapy treatment showed symptoms of "chemobrain", in which they encounter ...
Cancer Mar 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
People with mild vascular disease that causes damage to the retina in the eye are more likely to have problems with thinking and memory skills because they may also have vascular disease in the brain, according to a study ...
Neuroscience Mar 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The difficulties that many women describe as memory problems when menopause approaches are real, according to a study published today in the journal Menopause, the journal of the North American Menopause Society.
Medical research Mar 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
In a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease, memory problems stem from an overactive enzyme that shuts off genes related to neuron communication, a new study says.
Medical research Feb 29, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Employees on sick leave with common mental health disorders such as depression and anxiety fully returned to work sooner when therapy deals with work-related problems and how to get back on the job, according to new research ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0