News tagged with illness
(Medical Xpress)—A new study conducted by monitoring the brain waves of sleeping adolescents has found that remarkable changes occur in the brain as it prunes away neuronal connections and makes the major ...
Neuroscience Mar 19, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 0 |
A genetic variant commonly found in Chinese people may help explain why some got seriously ill with swine flu, a discovery scientists say could help pinpoint why flu viruses hit some populations particularly ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Working with mice, Johns Hopkins researchers have established a link between elevated levels of a stress hormone in adolescence—a critical time for brain development—and genetic changes that, in young adulthood, cause ...
Neuroscience Jan 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 3 |
Among those who suffer from depression, the dual inabilities to experience enjoyment in things once pleasurable and to physically motivate oneself—to meet challenges, or even to get out of bed in the morning—have been ...
Neuroscience Dec 12, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Whether you are an apple tree or an antelope, survival depends on using your energy efficiently. In a difficult or dangerous situation, the key question is whether exerting effort—sending out roots in search of nutrients ...
Neuroscience Nov 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—People in creative professions are treated more often for mental illness than the general population, there being a particularly salient connection between writing and schizophrenia. This according to researchers ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 16, 2012 | 4 / 5 (11) | 14 |
Medical research 15 hours ago | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers discovered that small pieces of genetic material called microRNAs link the two defining characteristics of fit muscles: the ability to burn sugar and fat and the ability to switch between slow- ...
Medical research May 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A common test that records the heart's electrical activity could predict potentially serious cardiovascular illness, according to a UC San Francisco-led study.
Cardiology Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers may have found a way to block kidney-destroying inflammation and help damaged kidney cells recover.
Medical research Apr 16, 2013 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 3 |
Researchers discovered that healthy people and those with borderline personality disorder displayed different patterns of behavior while playing an online strategy game, so much so that when healthy players ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 09, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (7) | 0 |
There may be nearly four times as many people infected with the tropical disease dengue globally than was previously believed, according to a new study.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers in Australia have uncovered what they describe as differences in brain behavior for people diagnosed with either bipolar disorder (BP) or borderline personality disorder (BPD). ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Listening in on the electrical currents of teenagers' brains during sleep, scientists have begun to hear the sound of growing maturity. It happens most intensively between the ages of 12 and 16 1/2: After years of frenzied ...
Neuroscience Mar 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants taken by a woman during pregnancy do not impact her infant's growth over the first year, reports a new study from a Northwestern Medicine scientist.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Illness (sometimes referred to as ill-health or ail) can be defined as a state of poor health.
It is sometimes considered a synonym for disease. Others maintain that fine distinctions exist. Some have described illness as the subjective perception by a patient of an objectively defined disease.
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