Archive for October, 2005

I can’t help lying, my brain is deformed!

Wednesday, October 19th, 2005

Brain abnormalities linked to pathological lying

Pathological liars may have structural abnormalities in their brains, a new study suggests.

Dr. Adrian Raine and Yaling Yang of …

Free American broadband!

Tuesday, October 18th, 2005

Free American broadband!

Next time you sit down to pay your cable-modem or DSL bill, consider this: Most Japanese consumers can get an Internet connection …

Tardive Dyskinesia Jury Victory of $1.6 million

Monday, October 17th, 2005

On October 15, 2005 a Virginia jury delivered a $1.6 million verdict in a tardive dyskinesia case, Sylvia Jones v. Jeffrey Alan Margolis. The amount …

Cyber-Catharsis: Bloggers Use Web Sites as Therapy

Friday, October 14th, 2005

Cyber-Catharsis: Bloggers Use Web Sites as Therapy

The Internet is now teeming with some 15 million blogs. Although the medium first drew mainstream attention with …

Alcoholics Anonymous and treatment seem to work best together

Friday, October 14th, 2005

Alcoholics Anonymous and treatment seem to work best together

Most clinical studies examine individuals either during or immediately following treatment. A study in the October …

AOL founder Steve Case says he wants a revolution–in healthcare

Thursday, October 13th, 2005

Another technologist believes he can change the U.S. healthcare system:

Admire or revile him, you’ve got to admit that former AOL Chairman Steve Case has RBI, …

Schizophrenia: early treatment improves outcome

Tuesday, October 11th, 2005

Schizophrenia: early treatment improves outcome

For many years, psychiatrists have argued over whether or not early intervention after a schizophrenia patient’s first episode of psychosis …

Blood Test for Anxiety? Does this help anyone?

Monday, October 10th, 2005

Slashdot is all abuzz about an article submission where a bunch of researchers from Hebrew University in Israel are claiming they have created a …

1st Female Sexual Medicine Conference

Saturday, October 8th, 2005

Palm Spring, CA.
March 2-4, 2006.

This meeting will cover the most recent information, updates, clinical trials, and present-day therapies for Female Sexual Medicine, including presentations on: …

Research subjects wanted for online depression/anxiety study

Saturday, October 8th, 2005

I am posting this announcement on behalf of a colleague; I have no association with the study below.

Researchers at the University of Sydney, Australia, are …

Smarter on Drugs

Friday, October 7th, 2005

Smarter on Drugs:
We recoil at the idea of people taking drugs to enhance their intelligence. But why?

In a thought-provoking essay by Michael Gazzaniga, …

Passwords add up to information overload for brain

Friday, October 7th, 2005

Passwords add up to information overload for brain

Remembering passwords has become such a problem for people trying to live in the modern information age, …

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