Archives for 2006 - Page 3

Experts Discuss Sleep Aids

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine, a professional organization dedicated to the assurance of quality care for patients with sleep disorders, has issued a position statement on treating insomnia...
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Marital Bliss Calms Stress

The health value of human touch and social relationships has been romanticized for centuries. New research finds that women under stress who hold their husbands’ hands show signs of...
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Mental Drills Help Older Adults

Among older adults, maintaining independence often hinges on the ability to perform particular activities of daily living. A potentially ground-breaking study suggests cognitive training can improve mental function for...
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Improve Education on ADHD Meds

A new study presents some of the reasons why children and adolescents stop taking prescription stimulant medications used to treat attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Researchers believe improved education on...
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Holiday Blues for the Elderly

Elderly depression is a disorder that can surface during the holiday season. Detection of warning signs may be the best gift family members could ever provide. University of Michigan...
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