Archive for October, 2010

Anxiety Disorders Hinder Efforts To Quit Smoking

October 26th, 2010
Anxiety Disorders Hinder Efforts to Quit SmokingEmerging research suggests smokers with a history of anxiety disorders are less likely to quit smoking. The study, conducted by the University of Wisconsin and published in ...

Men Have Trouble Reading Sexual Cues

October 26th, 2010
Men Have Trouble Reading Sexual Cues New research discovers that young men vary in their ability to remember if a woman expressed sexual interest or rejection. University of Iowa researchers say ...

Contentment Balances Health of the Disadvantaged

October 26th, 2010
Contentment Balances Health of the DisadvantagedIn the long run, psychological well-being -- or happiness, as most of us call it -- appears to counteract the negative health effects of social economic deprivation. Researchers at ...

Sleep Problems Related To Work Disability

October 26th, 2010
Sleep Problems Related to Work DisabilityWhile it seems intuitive, a new study confirms that sleep disturbances increase the risk of work disability and may slow the return to work process. Saliently, researchers ...

Knowledge of Illness Key to Management of Disease

October 25th, 2010
Working Knowledge of Illness Key to Psychological Management of DiseaseA new test developed by University of Granada researchers measures the ideas and beliefs of individuals diagnosed with a chronic disease. This knowledge, called a ...

The Science Behind Falling in Love

October 25th, 2010
The Science behind Falling in loveA new analysis of a collection of studies suggests falling in love is a quantifiable action, with the brain releasing measurable euphoria-inducing chemicals. The meta-analysis conducted by Syracuse ...

Social Support, Friends Can Help Our Health

October 25th, 2010
Health Protective Effects of Social SupportWe all know that to improve our medical health we should not smoke, exercise more and have better eating habits. Now, new research suggests psychological and social ...

New Medication for Parkinson’s In the Works

October 25th, 2010
New Medication for Parkinson's In the WorksA negative side effect of many Parkinson medications is the development of uncontrollable jerky movements known as dyskinesia. A new line of research seeks to develop ...

Future Brain Research Rides on Success of Genetics

October 24th, 2010
Recent advancements in the field of genetics have given a vital boost to brain research as well.  In fact, just after the first draft sequence of the human genome, the field of neurogenetics rocketed, say leaders in the field from Baylor College of ...

Better Coping Strategy for Mothers of Cancer-Stricken Children

October 24th, 2010
It's the kind of news that a mother fears the most -- learning that her child has been diagnosed with cancer or another serious illness. Along with the intense strain and worry over the health of her child, a mother also faces the ...
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