News tagged with symptoms
A group of medical specialists has provided an answer to a dilemma that has faced flyers since the Wright brothers took to the air in 1903—is it okay to fart mid-flight?
Other Feb 15, 2013 | 3.4 / 5 (20) | 9
(Medical Xpress)—Using multiple forms of media at the same time – such as playing a computer game while watching TV – is linked to symptoms of anxiety and depression, scientists have found for the first ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 04, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (10) | 1 |
A first-ever vaccine created by University of Guelph researchers for gut bacteria common in autistic children may also help control some autism symptoms. The groundbreaking study by Brittany Pequegnat and Guelph chemistry ...
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 24, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (6) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—People who go outdoors in several regions of the United States may have something else to worry about. Scientists report that there's another troublesome germ hiding in the deer tick that already ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Symptoms of depression and anxiety can be induced in mice by increasing levels of acetylcholine, suggesting that depression may have different biochemical roots than previously believed, Yale School of Medicine ...
Medical research Feb 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Women at a particular stage in their monthly menstrual cycle may be more vulnerable to some of the psychological side-effects associated with stressful experiences, according to a study from UCL.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 24, 2013 | 4 / 5 (4) | 4 |
(HealthDay)—Some people seem to catch a cold every few weeks while others appear immune. Now a preliminary study suggests that the protective "caps" on your chromosomes could partly explain the mystery.
Medical research Feb 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Many people know what it's like to feel sad or down from time to time. We can experience negative emotions due to many things – a bad day at work, a relationship break-up, a sad film, or just getting out ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Controlling the symptoms of schizophrenia is the job of antipsychotic drugs which block a set of specific neural signals. But the way these drugs work can lead to a host of severe and debilitating ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
China's H7N9 bird flu spread west to the central province of Henan on Sunday, as government websites and state media reported two deaths and 11 new cases nationwide.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—An anti-hypertension drug administered intravenously for a single four-hour treatment resulted in dramatic improvements of symptoms for people living with schizophrenia, according to newly published findings ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Research from the University of North Carolina has shown that children at risk of developing schizophrenia have brains that function differently than those not at risk.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 22, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 1 |
A new study with college roommates shows that a particular style of thinking that makes people vulnerable to depression can actually "rub off" on others, increasing their symptoms of depression six months later.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 18, 2013 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Many children suffer allergies at this time of year as trees and other plants start releasing pollens into the air. So parents need to monitor their youngsters for symptoms, an expert says.
Immunology Apr 28, 2013 | 3 / 5 (4) | 1
Late-life depression associated with prevalent mild cognitive impairment, increased risk of dementia
Depression in a group of Medicare recipients ages 65 years and older appears to be associated with prevalent mild cognitive impairment and an increased risk of dementia, according to a report published Online First by Archives of ...
Neuroscience Dec 31, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1 |
A symptom (from Greek σύμπτωμα, "accident, misfortune, that which befalls", from συμπίπτω, "I befall", from συν- "together, with" + πίπτω, "I fall") is a departure from normal function or feeling which is noticed by a patient, indicating the presence of disease or abnormality. A symptom is subjective, observed by the patient, and not measured.
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