Archive for June, 2012

Anxiety Before IVF Does Not Hinder Conception

June 28th, 2012
Anxiety Before IVF Does Not Hinder ConceptionWomen who are anxious before in vitro fertilization (IVF) are no less likely to conceive, according to new research. However, if the ...

Teen Social Problems Can Impact Future Health

June 28th, 2012
Teen Social Issues Can Impact  Future HealthA new study from Sweden finds that troubled social interactions during adolescence can affect health many years into adulthood. Few studies have traced ...

Exercise Can Reduce Hot Flashes

June 28th, 2012
Exercise Can Reduce Hot FlashesAlthough it is not a panacea for everything that ails, exercise comes close, and new research suggests physical activity may reduce hot flashes in menopausal women. Penn State researchers discovered exercise has ...

Parenting Raises Similar Intimacy Challenges on Gays and Straights

June 28th, 2012
Parenting Places Similar Intimacy Challenges on Gays and StraightsA new study discovers some gay male couples make significant lifestyle changes as they parent a child. And ...

Mother’s Grief Over Child’s Death Can Be Lethal

June 28th, 2012
Mother's Grief Over Child's Death Can Be LethalThe death of a child is always wrenching, but a new study paints a particularly troubling picture of its aftermath. Researchers found a mother has a 133 percent increased ...

Best Practices to Treat Alcoholism Reviewed

June 27th, 2012
Best Practices to Treat Alcoholism ReviewedCanadian experts have published a comprehensive review of the most effective treatments for alcohol dependence. As in the U.S., alcohol dependence is one of the most ...

EEG Used as Diagnostic Tool for Autism

June 27th, 2012
EEG Used as Diagnostic Tool for Autism  Electroencephalography (EEG) testing can spot children with autism as early as age 2, according to a new study from Boston Children's Hospital. Researchers compared raw EEG data ...

Swedish Team Uncovers How Alzheimer’s Spreads

June 27th, 2012
Swedish Team Uncovers How Alzheimers SpreadsThe spread of Alzheimer's disease through the brain leaves dead neurons and forgotten thoughts in its wake. But researchers haven't figured out how the disease spread. Through experiments using stained neurons, a research team ...

Can Chronic Stress Speed Alzheimer’s?

June 27th, 2012
Can Chronic Stress Speed Alzheimer's?UK researchers are being funded by the Alzheimer’s Society to study if prolonged stress can increase an individual’s risk for Alzheimer’s. Clive Holmes, a professor of biological psychiatry at the University of Southampton, ...

Immediate Reward Hikes Student Performance

June 27th, 2012
Immediate Reward Hikes Student Performance With improved classroom performance an urgent goal in the U.S., a newly deployed intervention uses psychological theory introduced 50 years ago to show that a positive stimulus/response encounter can change ...
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