Neuroscience

Hippocampus in women changes in sync with hormones

Although it has already been known for some time that the brain does not remain rigid in its structure even in adulthood, scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences made a surprising discovery: ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Atopic dermatitis exacerbations seen in premenstrual period

(HealthDay)—Child-bearing-aged women with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis (AD) have disease exacerbations in the premenstrual period, according to a research letter published online Dec. 15 in the Journal of the American ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

When premenstrual syndrome becomes debilitating

Many women suffer from premenstrual syndrome (PMS), but some experience a severe and possibly disabling subset of PMS known as premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).

Psychology & Psychiatry

PMS, PMDD linked to increased odds of bulimia nervosa

(HealthDay)—Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) are associated with increased odds of bulimia nervosa (BN), but not with binge-eating disorder (BED), according to a study published in ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

SSRIs recommended as first treatment choice for PMDD

(HealthDay)—Antidepressants are the first treatment choice for premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), according to a new research review published in the September issue of the Journal of Psychiatric Practice.

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