Archive for June, 2012

Schizophrenia May be Immune, not Brain, Disorder

June 30th, 2012
Schizophrenia May be Immune, not Brain, DisorderChinese scientists have shed more light on the theory that schizophrenia may be associated with a malfunctioning immune system. Traditionally, schizophrenia's cause has ...

Hospital Nurses at Double the Risk for Depression

June 30th, 2012
Hospital Nurses at Double the Risk for DepressionHospital nurses suffer depression at twice the rate of the general population (18 percent compared to 9 percent), according ...

Mental Health Care Benefits Under Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

June 30th, 2012
Mental Health Care Benefits Under Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)On Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act enacted by Congress in 2010. The only provision that was struck down was ...

Games Can Improve Employee Health

June 29th, 2012
Games Can Improve Employee HealthNew research finds that employee wellness programs are using a new approach to educate employees about health and wellness. The new approach is actually a physical ...

Stress During Pregnancy Can Harm Baby

June 29th, 2012
Stress During Pregnancy Can Harm BabyA unique study of expectant mothers who dealt with the strain of a hurricane or major tropical storm shows that this stress can ...

Scientists Discover How Omega-3 Improves Memory

June 29th, 2012
Scientists Discover How Omega-3 Improves MemoryEating fish is said to be good for the brain and for memory. Researchers have associated those benefits with the Omega-3 fatty acids found ...

CBT Psychotherapy Best For Anxiety Disorders

June 28th, 2012
CBT Psychotherapy Best For Anxiety DisordersA University of Houston researcher has found that patients suffering from anxiety disorders showed the most improvement when treated with cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) ...

Brain Scans Detect Signs of Autism in Infants as Young as 6 Months

June 28th, 2012
Brain Scans Detect Signs of Autism in Infants as Young as 6 MonthsA new study reveals that abnormal brain development may be detected in ...

Mouse Study May Lead to New Vaccine for Nicotine Addiction

June 28th, 2012
Mice Study May Lead to New Vaccine for Nicotine AddictionResearchers at Weill Cornell Medical College have successfully tested a new vaccine to treat nicotine addiction ...

Hospital Noises Disturb Sleep, Hinder Recovery

June 28th, 2012
Hospital Noises Disturb Sleep, Hinder RecoveryGetting enough sleep plays a critical role in recovering from an illness. Patients staying in a hospital especially need a peaceful space in order to ...
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