One in five adults in the U.S. had a mental illness in 2010, with people ages 18 to 25 having the highest rates, according to a national survey.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Hypnosis has begun to attract renewed interest from neuroscientists interested in using hypnotic suggestion to test predictions about normal cognitive functioning.
Neuroscience Feb 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(AP) -- The Obama administration declared Alzheimer's "one of the most feared health conditions" on Wednesday as it issued a draft of a new national strategy to fight the ominous rise in this mind-destroying disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Psychiatry is employing smartphone technology as an innovative tool in the assessment and treatment of schizophrenia and other serious mental illness. Prominent in this endeavor is Dror Ben-Zeev, an assistant professor of ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Adults with mental illness are more likely to have certain types of chronic physical health problems than those without mental illness, according to a U.S. government report released this week.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Colonoscopies helped doctors detect a high rate of curable cancer in elderly people who had the screening for the first time, a new study indicates.
Cancer May 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
New study evaluates link between physical activity in middle age and onset of dementia in later life
(Medical Xpress) -- Dementia and cognitive impairment are important public health issues, due to the morbidity associated with deteriorating memory, and the cost of caring for patients by both families and ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jul 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Bus stops in the northern Swedish town of Umeaa have been fitted with light therapy panels to help commuters fight off the winter blues, the energy company behind the move said Tuesday.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—The smoking rate for American adults with mental illness is 70 percent higher than for those without such problems, U.S. health officials reported Tuesday.
Addiction Feb 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2
(Medical Xpress)—Minority children are known to utilize treatments for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD—the most common neurobehavioral disorder of childhood—less than their non-minority peers. The ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 03, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
The use of anti-depressant drugs in England has soared by 28 percent in the past three years, coinciding with the country's fall into recession and the global economic crisis, new figures showed Friday.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 30, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 4
Binge drinking is more common in the United States than previously thought, particularly among young adults, though the most frequent offenders are over 65, said a US government study on Tuesday.
Health Jan 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
(AP) -- An executive at the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast cancer charity resigned Tuesday over her support to strip Planned Parenthood of funding, but disputed that she was the driving force behind the ...
Other Feb 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The cost of caring for the uninsured population who will gain coverage through the Affordable Care Act of 2014 can be reduced by almost half once the act is implemented, according to a new study from Virginia ...
Health Feb 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Mental state can play a crucial role in physical health medical professionals have long known about the connection between anxiety and the immune system, for example. Now researchers at Tel Aviv University have found ...
Health Feb 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0