Archive for April, 2012

Pilot Study: Urine Test Detects One-Third of Autism Cases

April 25th, 2012
Study: Urine Test Detects One-Third of Autism CasesA simple urine test detected one out of three children with autism spectrum disorder in a new study, and researchers ...

Rat Study Suggest Binge Eating Can Trigger Addictive Behaviors

April 25th, 2012
Rat Study Suggest Binge Eating Can Trigger Addictive BehaviorsResearchers believe that individuals with a record of binge eating may also present additional addiction-like behaviors. Substance abuse is ...

Traumatic Events Can Prompt Eating Disorders

April 25th, 2012
Traumatic Events Can Prompt Eating DisordersNew research suggests that a lack of support after stressful life events can trigger eating disorders in youth. The event may be traumatic, such ...

Motivation Key to Successful Job Search

April 25th, 2012
Motivation Key to Successful Job SearchA new study reveals just how important staying motivated is for the unemployed looking for a new job. Just as important, according to the researchers, ...

Weighing the Real Risks of Antidepressants

April 25th, 2012
Weighing the Real Risks of AntidepressantsA new Canadian research paper suggests use of commonly prescribed antidepressants may do more harm than good. Investigators believe knowledge of the negative effects of ...

Change of Diet Helps Some Kids with ADHD

April 25th, 2012
Change of Diet Helps Some Kids with ADHDA new report suggests a change in diet can relieve attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms in some children. ADHD is ...

Weight Training Helps Prevent Dementia

April 24th, 2012
Weight Training Helps Prevent Dementia A new study shows that an exercise program that features resistance training improves the cognitive functioning of older women. Over a six-month period, researchers from ...

New Psychological Tool Measures Work Addiction

April 24th, 2012
New Psychological Tool Measures Work AddictionA global perception of Americans is that we work too long and too hard. And, the stereotype is difficult to ignore as workweeks expand ...

Redefining Life Goals Can Foster Better Health

April 24th, 2012
Redefining Life Goals Can Foster Better HealthLife is full of lemons, and as the cliché suggests, successful people learn to make lemonade and move on. A new research ...

Unruly Toddlers at Risk for Adult Gambling Problems

April 24th, 2012
Unruly Toddlers at Risk for Adult Gambling ProblemsA new study suggests children displaying a particular personality profile during toddlerhood may be at high risk for developing ...