Archives for June, 2008 - Page 2

Addiction

New Insights on Ritalin

Despite the use of Ritalin, Adderall and other stimulant drugs for behavioral disorders marked by hyperactivity, impulsivity and the inability to concentrate — scientists have struggled to explain how...
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Aging

Anti-Inflammatory for Alzheimer’s

A new study suggests an anti-inflammatory drug may prove effective in reducing the nerve cell damage that hallmarks Alzheimer’s disease. Brain destruction in Alzheimer’s is caused by the build-up...
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Aging

Ancient Practice Aids Sleep

New UCLA research suggests practicing tai chi chih, the Westernized version of a 2,000-year-old Chinese martial art, promotes sleep quality in older adults with moderate sleep complaints. The finding...
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Anxiety

Anxiety Can Undermine Health

Anxiety is often an internal safeguard, warning us to be careful and to not rush into things. However, when anxiety persists, it can undermine our physical health. Evidence suggests...
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