Archives for November, 2007 - Page 2

Aging

New Insights on Memory

Researchers have identified a key brain protein responsible for learning and memory. The substance, called Kalirin-7, is critical for helping you learn and remember what you learned, according to...
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Brain and Behavior

Magnetic Stimulation for Depression

A new large-scale study suggests transcranial magnetic stimulation may be an option for individuals who do not respond to conventional care for depression. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), is a...
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Anxiety

Sub-Clinical Changes from Trauma

It is well known that psychological trauma can cause post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression and that the disorders can influence how a person responds to subsequent stressful situations....
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Anxiety

Telecommuting Lowers Job Stress

An analysis of nearly 50 studies on telecommuting discovers the work arrangement has a beneficial effect as employees report less stress and higher morale. Employers also gain from the...
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Anxiety

Stress Hormone Can Speed Cancer

Ohio State University researchers have shown that in cell cultures, the stress hormone norepinephrine appears to promote the biochemical signals that stimulate certain tumor cells to grow and spread....
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