Archive for February, 2010

Belief in Benevolent God Aids Depression Care

February 24th, 2010
Belief in Benevolent God Aids DepressionA new study by Rush University Medical Center suggests patients diagnosed with clinical depression have better outcomes to medical treatment if they have belief in a concerned God. The ...

Exercise Helps To Reduce Anxiety

February 24th, 2010
Exercise Helps to Reduce AnxietyA University of Georgia study shows that regular exercise can significantly reduce symptoms of anxiety. The study focused on anxiety that often accompanies a chronic illness. This fear can lower ...

Napping Makes You Smarter

February 23rd, 2010
Napping Makes You SmarterA new study that examined participants' cognitive abilities after they took a nap demonstrates that a simple nap may help make you "smarter." The research, conducted at the University of California at ...

Diabetic Stress Linked to Memory Loss

February 23rd, 2010
Diabetic Stress Linked to Memory LossNew research suggests stress is associated with memory loss among older people with diabetes. In the study, University of Edinburgh researchers followed more than 900 men and women aged ...

Husbands’ Hostility Spawns Depression

February 23rd, 2010
Husbands Hostility Spawns Depression Experts believe between 5 to 10 percent of Americans are depressed. A new study discovers a not-so-obvious contributing source for the malady: Marital hostility is found to cause ...

Magnesium for Memory

February 23rd, 2010
Magnesium for MemoryA new research effort discovers magnesium deficiencies are common even among individuals having access to healthy food and nutritional supplements. Magnesium is believed to play a factor in the development of ...

Cyber-Harassment of Children on the Rise

February 23rd, 2010
Cyber-Harassment of Children on the RiseA new study has found that around 10 percent of all adolescents in grades 7-9 are victims of Internet bullying. The online stalking is pervasive and stressful. ...

Mood Influences Search for Novelty

February 22nd, 2010
A new report from an international team of social and cognitive psychologists clarifies how mood influences our actions for exploring new avenues or remaining content with accustomed surroundings. Researchers discovered a negative mood is associated with sticking to the familiar. Happiness, on the ...

Emotional Health after Prostate Cancer Varies by Ethnicity

February 22nd, 2010
A new report suggests African-American (AA) men with prostate cancer (CaP) demonstrate more emotional well-being and a lower incidence of clinically significant depressive symptoms compared with Caucasian men. The study by the Department of Psychiatry, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center was fueled by ...

Power Naps Boost Brainpower

February 22nd, 2010
New research suggests an hour's nap can dramatically boost and restore your brainpower. Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley discovered a nap can not only refresh the mind, but make you smarter. Conversely, the more hours we spend awake, the more sluggish ...