Archive for June, 2012

Facebook, Social Networks Tie Into Self-Esteem, Narcissism

June 27th, 2012
Facebook, Social Networks Tie Into Self-Esteem, Narcissism It is undeniable that people love social networks -- just think of the 900 million active Facebook users who make the site the second most visited on ...

Upping Your Vitamin D May Lessen Depression

June 26th, 2012
Upping Your Vitamin D May Lessen Depression Three case studies of women with moderate to severe depression showed substantial improvement in their symptoms after they received treatment ...

Overeating or Cocaine? Mice Study Shows Neurons Push One Way or the Other

June 26th, 2012
Overeating or Cocaine? Mice Study Shows Neurons Push One Way or the OtherResearchers looking at a set of neurons in the part of ...

Timing of ADHD Meds Influences Academic Performance

June 26th, 2012
Timing of ADHD Meds Influences Academic PerformanceNew research has found a correlation between the age at which children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) begin taking medication, and how well they ...

Is Medically Assisted Death an Individual Right?

June 26th, 2012
Is Medically Assisted Death an Individual Right?An issue that will likely come up in the U.S. health care reform debate has already raised its ugly head for our neighbors to ...

Viewing High Fat Foods Stimulates Appetite & Brain Centers

June 26th, 2012
Viewing High Fat Foods Stimulates Appetite and Brain CentersUSC researchers say they have proved that viewing pictures of high-fat foods and drinking sweetened beverages stimulates appetite ...

Psychosocial Factors Influence Violence among Returning Vets

June 26th, 2012
Psychosocial Factors Influence Violence among Returning VetsA new survey has identified factors that may place a U.S. veteran at risk of aggression when they return home after deployment. Interestingly, combat ...

Tai Chi, Lively Talks Increase Brain Size in Seniors

June 25th, 2012
Tai Chi, Lively Talks Increase Brain Size in SeniorsScientists have found improvements on memory tests and an increase in brain volume in Chinese seniors who practice tai ...

Rare Genetic Illness May Shed Light on Role of Hormones in Autism, Anxiety

June 25th, 2012
Rare Genetic Illness May Shed Light on Role of Hormones in Autism, AnxietyA new study involving children with Williams syndrome (WS) ...

Testosterone Decline Linked to Depression, Smoking, Obesity, But Not Aging

June 25th, 2012
Testosterone Decline Linked to Depression, Smoking, Obesity, But Not AgingA new study seeks to dispel myths associated with male aging. Australian researchers found that ...