Archive for April, 2012

Video Games Hold Promise for Healthy Aging

April 24th, 2012
Video Games Hold Promise for Healthy Aging  Two new articles suggest that younger folks may have some competition over the video controller. New research suggests that video game ...

New Findings Support Theory that Smoking Causes Depression

April 24th, 2012
New Findings Support Theory that Smoking Causes DepressionCurrent heavy smokers are at three times greater risk for major depression compared to former heavy smokers, according to a ...

SPARX Video Game Helps Teens Battle Depression

April 23rd, 2012
SPARX Video Game Helps Teens Battle DepressionShooting down negative thoughts in a video game may alleviate depression just as well as traditional talk therapy, a new study shows. The game, developed by researchers and teachers in ...

Left Side of Face More Emotional, Aesthetically Pleasing

April 23rd, 2012
Left Side of Face More Emotional, Aesthetically PleasingAre you ready for your next photo shoot? If so, be sure to position so that your left cheek is close ...

Are Women More Apt to Report Abuse Via Technology?

April 23rd, 2012
Are Women More Apt to Report Abuse Via Technology?A new government study will investigate if pregnant women are more likely to admit to a computer, rather than ...

Depression Linked to Arterial Disease

April 23rd, 2012
Depression Linked to Arterial DiseaseA new research study suggests depression increases the risk of a circulatory disorder that narrows arteries and reduces blood flow to the limbs. The condition is known as peripheral ...

‘Liked’ is Not Enough, Companies Must Engage Facebook Visitors

April 23rd, 2012
Liked is Not Enough, Companies Must Engage Facebook VisitorsA new study helps companies learn how to move beyond superficial use of social media to more active consumer ...

Antidepressant Use In Pregnancy Tied to Hypertension

April 22nd, 2012
Antidepressant Use during Pregnancy Tied to HypertensionWhile pregnancy is normally a very special time for parents-to-be, many expectant mothers suffer from depression. Some mothers may experience such ...

Mental Illness Linked to Other Health Problems

April 22nd, 2012
Mental Illness Linked to Other Health ProblemsAdults who had any type of mental illness in the past year were also more likely to have high blood pressure, asthma, diabetes, ...

Walking May Reduce Mild to Moderate Depression

April 21st, 2012
Walking May Reduce Mild to Moderate DepressionCan walking — as opposed to vigorous exercise— make a positive impact on mental health and help ease depression? A team of ...