Archives for August, 2007 - Page 2

More Risks for Alcoholics

The effects of alcohol abuse on cognition and learning have been well documented. Now, a new study finds that among alcoholics, the ability to perceive dangerous situations is also...
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Statins for Alzheimer’s

Statins, the class of drug often prescribed to help lower cholesterol may also help reduce the risk of developing brain changes associated with Alzheimer’s. Previous research had suggested that...
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Virtual Out-of-Body Experiences

Scientists are using virtual reality goggles to induce out-of-body-like experiences in healthy people. The research validates the phenomena, an occurrence that individuals with neurological disorders sometime experience, and gives...
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Confusion After Surgery

As America ages, baby boomers turn to orthopedic surgeons to replace arthritic joints so that they can continue an active life-style. However, a new study finds individuals who carry...
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New Program Drops Bipolar Relapse

Australian researchers announce dramatic success using an innovative interdisciplinary group program to provide individuals with bipolar disorder the right tools and strategies to better self-manage their disease. A supportive...
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