Archive for March, 2012

New Syndrome Expands on Possible Causes of Sudden Onset OCD in Kids

March 29th, 2012
New Syndrome Expands on Possible Causes of Sudden Onset OCD in KidsA National Institutes of Health scientist has identified a new syndrome that affects ...

Positive Thinking Reduces Depression in Girls

March 29th, 2012
Positive Thinking Reduces Depression in GirlsIn a new preliminary study by Stanford researchers, daughters of depressed mothers were able to witness their own stress levels go down on a ...

Meditation Program Enhances Teachers’ Emotional Lives

March 29th, 2012
Meditation Program Enhances Teachers Emotional LivesA new study that began with a meeting with the Dalai Lama shows that an intensive program of meditation can help schoolteachers become ...

Beware of Online Dating Scams

March 29th, 2012
Beware of Online Dating ScamsNew research looks at a new form of cybercrime involving online romantic dating services. Experts say the crimes are often under-reported with victimized participants suffering monetary and emotional ...

Keeping a Tab on Alcohol Limits Consumption

March 29th, 2012
Keeping a Tab on Alcohol Limits Consumption At a time when the concept of government mandating health insurance in the US is under debate, a new government directive in the UK has ...

Prospective Biomarker for Schizophrenia?

March 29th, 2012
ProspectiveIn a new study, Swedish researchers have identified epigenetic changes -- known as DNA methylation -- in the blood of patients with schizophrenia. Epigenetics is an emerging field of study characterized by research ...

Supervisors Need Training To Curb Substance Abuse

March 28th, 2012
Supervisors Need Training To Curb Substance AbuseResearchers have found that supervisors need to do more than just monitor employees all day to reduce workplace substance abuse. Experts from the University ...

Alcohol, Marijuana Linked to Online Gambling

March 28th, 2012
Alcohol, Marijuana Linked to Online GamblingGambling over the Internet is a common practice and with the spread of smart phones, an individual can gamble in practically any setting. New research looks ...

Both Nature and Nurture Increase Risk for Schizophrenia

March 28th, 2012
Both Nature and Nurture Increase Risk for SchizophreniaResearchers at Johns Hopkins University say they now have a better understanding of how both nature and nurture can affect a person’s risk for schizophrenia and ...

Delusions of Dementia Patients May Be Best Treated with Therapy

March 28th, 2012
Delusions of Dementia Patients May Be Best Treated with TherapyEmerging research suggests the primary method of treatment used today -- prescription drugs -- for the ...