Archives for January, 2010 - Page 3

Digital World Tampers Romance

An expert in the field of emotions and romantic love believes today’s world of television and Internet test romantic relationships. Prof. Aaron Ben-Ze’ev defines romantic love by “both the...
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Anxiety

How Stress Attacks the Body

Undeniably, psychological stress can lead to a variety of conditions with psychological, medical and sociological implications. However, despite the known effects of stress, the cellular method by which stress...
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Advocacy and Policy

HIV Infection Ages Brain

Emerging research suggests HIV infection or the treatments used to control it can prematurely age the brain. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the...
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Anxiety

Estrogen May Prevent Psychosis

New laboratory evidence on an animal model suggests hormone replacement therapy may protect women from schizophrenia. Estrogen is widely used to mitigate negative effects of menopause including bone loss...
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Advocacy and Policy

Biomarker for PTSD Discovered

Researchers believe they have made a landmark discovery toward an objective diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). University of Minnesota and Minneapolis VA Medical Center scientists studied a group...
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