Archive for June, 2004

Reports find pervasive and increasing sexual abuse in the US military

Thursday, June 10th, 2004

Female service members in the US military stationed in Iraq, Afghanistan and Kuwait have reported more than 100 cases of sexual assault or misconduct by …

School-Based Psychotherapy Helps Depressed Teens

Thursday, June 10th, 2004

Psychotherapy provided at school-based health clinics is an effective treatment for adolescent depression, new research suggests.

ADHD remains overdiagnosed, overtreated

Thursday, June 10th, 2004

Since the advent of longer-acting ADHD drugs, the lines have decreased, but the number of children on medication continues to increase, says Haber, a developmental …

Pregnancy more likely from single unprotected intercourse than believed

Thursday, June 10th, 2004

FYI: Nature’s ambush: pregnancy more likely from single unprotected intercourse than believed. Doh!

The research team studied 68 sexually active women over three months …

Aching for the burn

Monday, June 7th, 2004

Exercise addiction similar to drug and alcohol abuse

First came the bruises all over her legs, and the chronic “tired to the bone” feeling. Then …

Post-traumatic stress develops differently in kids

Monday, June 7th, 2004

Parents advised to talk with their child about his or her thoughts and feelings

Doctors say better methods are needed to predict which …

Teenagers reach out via weblogs

Sunday, June 6th, 2004

Teenage boys and girls are using blogs, easily publishable online diaries, in many more similar ways than has been predicted, according to a study.

Previous studies …

When Drug Companies Hide Data

Sunday, June 6th, 2004

The attorney general’s civil suit accuses the drug giant GlaxoSmithKline of committing fraud by concealing negative information about Paxil, a drug used to treat depression. …

Many Parents Clueless About Children’s Weight

Saturday, June 5th, 2004

As many as half of all children in middle school may be overweight or at risk of being overweight, according to the results of a …

Eyewitness memory poor in highly intense and stressful situations

Thursday, June 3rd, 2004

Eyewitness memory poor in highly intense and stressful situations
The ability to recognize persons encountered during highly threatening and stressful events is poor in the …

Parents Concerned About Medication Safety, Over-Prescribing and Under-Treatment

Thursday, June 3rd, 2004

A new poll of 512 parents with children under 18 from Columbia University’s Carmel Hill Center for Early Diagnosis and Treatment shows that most parents …

Chess masters are quick on the trigger

Tuesday, June 1st, 2004

Chess masters are quick on the trigger
Chess is typically envisioned as a game of concentration and deliberation, a game not to be taken lightly …

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