Psychology & Psychiatry

Conditional release programs often work for criminally insane

After being found not guilty by reason of insanity, it's not typically a crime—rather declining mental health or breaking rules of conditional release like not drinking alcohol—that puts people back in a psychiatric hospital ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Bodily sensations give rise to conscious feelings

Humans constantly experience an ever-changing stream of subjective feelings that is only interrupted during sleep and deep unconsciousness. Finnish researches show how the subjective feelings map into five major categories: ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC: more than 400 sickened by McDonald's salads

(HealthDay)—The number of confirmed cases of a parasite-caused illness linked to McDonald's Fresh Express Salad Mix is now 436 in 15 states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Here's a mental health workout that's as simple as ABC

While we take physical workouts very seriously, there is much less said about the "workouts" that help us remain mentally agile and healthy. But just as with physical health, there are simple and practical ways that can help ...

Genetics

The promise of personalized medicine is not for everyone 

Could your medical treatment one day be tailored to your DNA? That's the promise of "personalized medicine," an individualized approach that has caught the imagination of doctors and researchers over the past few years. This ...

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