Archives for August, 2007 - Page 3


Senior Sex Tied to Health

Sexuality is an important part of life for older adults, according to responses garnered by the first comprehensive national survey of sexual attitudes, behaviors and problems among older adults...
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Screen for Borderline Personality Disorder

A new study suggests excessive emotional reactions can characterize adults with borderline personality disorder (BPD). NIMH-funded researchers discovered adults with borderline personality disorder displayed extreme reactions when looking at words...
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Brain and Behavior

Genetic Link for OCD

Government researchers have made inroads into understanding obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) as lab advancements on mice demonstrates a strong genetic component. NIH scientists were able to reverse the mice behaviors...
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Alzheimer’s Vaccine Effective

Researchers have proved for the first time that the immune system can combat the pathological form of tau protein, a key protein implicated in Alzheimer’s disease. The protein accumulates...
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Treat ADHD Without Meds

A recently published study suggests non-medicinal interventions are highly effective in preventing the behavioral and academic problems associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The study, titled “Project Achieve”,...
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Quick Test for Brain Disease

Is modern medicine poised to replicate devices used by Dr. McCoy on the Starship Enterprise? Researchers from the Institute of Physics believe we will soon be able to diagnose...
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