Archive for October, 2009

Understanding How Antidepressant Meds Work

October 26th, 2009
Understanding How Antidepressant Meds WorkA new research effort may overturn some traditional beliefs on depression. Scientists from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine believe the reason a majority of ...

Moral Behavior Linked to Cleanliness

October 26th, 2009
Moral Behavior Linked to Cleanliness A new study discovers people are naturally more fair and charitable when they are in clean-smelling environments. The research found a dramatic improvement in ethical behavior ...

Attention Problems Among Video Gamers

October 23rd, 2009
Attention Problems Among Video GamersThe epidemic of attention deficit problems has led experts to review activities that appear to be related to the disorder. Excessive couch-behavior -- watching television and ...

Pesticides Linked to Suicidal Thoughts

October 23rd, 2009
Pesticides Linked to Suicidal ThoughtsA Chinese study has found that people exposed to higher levels of pesticides were more likely to experience suicidal thoughts. The study was carried out ...

Long-Term Use of Antidepressants On the Rise

October 23rd, 2009
Long-Term Use of Antidepressants On the Rise  Officials in the United Kingdom (UK) report a large surge in the prescription of antidepressant medications. The increased ...

Seizure Meds May Up Risk of Mental Disorders

October 23rd, 2009
Seizure Meds May Up Risk of Mental DisordersProfessionals acknowledge that a history of seizures during infancy increases the risk for development of schizophrenia later in life. A new ...

Mental Disorders Associated with Urinary Tract Disorders

October 22nd, 2009
Mental Disorders Associated with Urinary Tract Disorders A new study finds an association between depression, anxiety disorders, sexual trauma and lower urinary tract symptoms. The medical disorders include ...

Work Stress Peaks During Middle Age

October 22nd, 2009
Work Stress Peaks During Middle Age A new study by UK scientists suggest the stress levels at work peak when we reach about 50 to 55 years of ...

Extreme Views More Likely to Be Shared

October 22nd, 2009
Extreme Views More Likely to Be SharedHave you ever noticed that opinions expressed by individuals over the media seem to slant toward the extreme? If so, your observation confirms ...

Women Recognize Emotions Better

October 22nd, 2009
Women Recognize Emotions Better Researchers have finally proved that women have superior skills when it comes to distinguishing emotions. Université de Montréal scientists determined women are better at identifying emotions such ...