Archive for May, 2012

Drug Used for Schizophrenia May Check Cancer

May 28th, 2012
Drug Used for Schizophrenia May Check CancerResearchers report that an antipsychotic drug sometimes used to treat schizophrenia appears to influence cancer stem cells to differentiate into less threatening ...

High-Fat Diet Linked to Depression, Anxiety in Mice

May 28th, 2012
High Fat Diet Linked to Depression, Anxiety in MiceA high-fat diet has been linked with depression and anxiety in mice, according to a new study by ...

Upbeat Personality Boosts Longevity

May 27th, 2012
Upbeat Personality Boosts LongevityNew research suggests that personality traits, such as being outgoing, optimistic, and easygoing, are just as important as “good genes” in reaching the age of 100 and ...

Double-Standard for Male v. Female Leadership?

May 26th, 2012
Double-Standard for Male v. Female Leadership?In today’s competitive marketplace it seems that not a week goes by without a high-ranking, well-respected leader admitting a serious mistake. A provocative new study ...

Childhood Cancer Survivors at Risk for Long-Term Emotional Distress

May 26th, 2012
Childhood Cancer Survivors at Risk for Long-Term Emotional DistressSurvivors of childhood cancer are at greater risk for persistent hair loss and disfigurement, and for some ...

Exercise Benefits Memory, Mental Health

May 26th, 2012
Exercise Benefits Memory, Mental HealthResearchers at Dartmouth College have found that exercise can benefit memory, as well as help children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Over the past few ...

Study Shows Developmental Delays in Younger Siblings of Children With Autism

May 26th, 2012
Study Shows Developmental Delays in Younger Siblings of Children With AutismA new University of Miami study shows that one in three children who have ...

Fever in Pregnancy Ups Risk of Developmental Delay, Autism

May 25th, 2012
Fever in Pregnancy Ups Risk of Developmental Delay and Autism A provocative new study suggests untreated maternal fever during pregnancy increases the chance that the ...

Old Rats Learn New Tricks, and Rewire the Brain

May 25th, 2012
Rewiring in the Brain Possible Even As We AgeNew research with rats shows that changes in sensory experiences can rewire the brain at any age. The study also ...

Strong Emotions Put People In Sync

May 25th, 2012
Strong Emotions Put People In SyncExplaining the role and purpose of emotions has been a human preoccupation since Plato and Aristotle. Now, brain imaging suggests the experience of strong emotions ...
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