Archive for December, 2011

In Bipolar Treatment, Doctors Ignore Health Factors

December 31st, 2011
In Bipolar Treatment, Doctors Ignore Health FactorsA new study suggests that doctors don't always take into account important health factors when writing prescriptions. The retrospective study of outpatient and inpatient medical records found that ...

Remember Your Weight Loss Plan

December 31st, 2011
Remember Your Weight Loss PlanNew research finds that the better your memory and other thinking skills, the better your chances of losing weight and keeping it off. A new study led by Dr. ...

People More Likely to Lie When Texting

December 31st, 2011
People More Likely to Lie When Texting Text messaging leads people to be more deceitful than other modes of communication, according to a new study. Researchers at the Sauder School of Business at the University ...

Rare Genetic Mutations Linked To Bipolar Disorder

December 30th, 2011
Abnormal sequences of DNA known as rare copy number variants (CNVs) may play a role in the risk for early-onset bipolar disorder, according to new research from an international ...

Women With Celiac Disease More Likely to Suffer From Depression

December 30th, 2011
Women With Celiac Disease More Likely to Suffer From DepressionWomen with celiac disease are more likely to suffer from depression and eating disorders, even when they ...

Mothers Help Children See Other Viewpoints

December 30th, 2011
Mothers Help Children See Other Viewpoints  Young children whose mothers talk with them about other people's thoughts and feelings tend to be better at taking another person's ...

Humble People More Likely to Lend a Hand

December 30th, 2011
Humble People More Likely to HelpHumble people are more likely to offer a helping hand to someone in need than arrogant people, according to new findings by researchers. "The findings ...

Tightly Wound DNA in Brain Tied to Schizophrenia

December 29th, 2011
Tightly Wound DNA in Brain Tied to SchizophreniaNew research has discovered that people with schizophrenia have certain brain cells where their DNA stays too tightly wound. When DNA is too tightly wound, it can ...

Omega-3 Diet + Vitamins Help Keep Brain from Shrinking

December 29th, 2011
Omega-3 Diet + Vitamins Help Keep Brain from ShrinkingA diet high in omega 3 fatty acids -- found naturally in fish and other food -- and high in several different kinds of vitamins helps ...

Silent Strokes More Common in Older Adults, Explain Memory Loss

December 29th, 2011
Silent Strokes More Common in Older Adults, Explain Memory LossA new study due out next week suggests that a phenomenon called "silent strokes" make explain memory loss in up to 25 percent of older ...
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