Archive for June, 2012

Guidelines Help Hospital Nurses Recognize Postpartum Depression

June 25th, 2012
Guidelines Help Hospital Nurses Recognize Postpartum DepressionAccording to a new study, most hospitals do not assess if a mother may be at high risk for postpartum depression. In response, ...

Nap Time Can Reinforce Recently Acquired Memories

June 25th, 2012
Nap Time Can Reinforce Recently Acquired MemoriesNew research suggests that memory can be strengthened by listening to recently learned information while taking a nap. The findings are especially ...

In Schizophrenia Drug Trials, Placebos Seem To Be Getting More Efffective

June 25th, 2012
In Schizophrenia Drug Trials, Placebos Seem To Be Getting More EfffectiveDeveloping new drugs for schizophrenia is becoming increasingly difficult as more patients are responding to placebos given in clinical ...

South African Daffodils May Help Depression

June 24th, 2012
South African Daffodils May Help DepressionCompounds from a South African daffodil may one day be used to treat diseases originating in the brain, including depression, according to ...

For Some, Heart Attack May Lead to PTSD

June 24th, 2012
For Some, Heart Attack May Lead to PTSDOne in eight people who experience a heart attack or other life-threatening cardiac event may eventually develop some symptoms ...

Short-Term Stress Can Boost Immune System in Rat Study

June 24th, 2012
Short-Term Stress Can Boost Immune System in Rat Study While chronic stress lasting weeks or months tends to weaken the immune system, scientists at Stanford ...

Mouse Study Shows Pathological Rage Can Be Blocked

June 23rd, 2012
Mouse Study Shows Pathological Rage Can Be Blocked  Researchers at the University of Southern California have found that pathological rage can be blocked in mice, ...

For Children with Autism, Attention-Focusing Therapy Offers Long-Term Language Benefits

June 23rd, 2012
For Children with Autism, Attention-Focusing Therapy Offers Long-Term Language BenefitsA therapy in which adults actively hold the attention of preschool children with ...

Dad’s Brains More Important to Son’s Success Than Money

June 23rd, 2012
Dads Brains More Important to Sons Success Than Money New research shows that sons of fathers with high incomes tend to end up with higher incomes ...

‘Automated Hovering’ Harnesses Technology to Health Care Compliance

June 22nd, 2012
Automated Hovering Harnesses Technology to Health Care ComplianceIt may sound Orwellian, but a new article in the New England Journal of Medicine describes a novel method by which technology can be ...