Archive for August, 2012

Rat Study Suggests Cognitive Training in Adolescence Relieves Schizophrenia

August 27th, 2012
Rat Study Suggests Cognitive Training in Adolescence Relieves Schizophrenia Intriguing new research suggests that modest levels of cognitive training in adolescence can help animals ...

New Scan A ‘Paradigm Shift’ in Epilepsy Research

August 27th, 2012
New Scan A 'Paradigm Shift' in Epilepsy ResearchAn innovative new study merges engineering and clinical expertise to develop a revolutionary method to diagnose and treat epilepsy ...

Exercise Temporarily Lessens Cigarette Cravings

August 27th, 2012
Exercise Temporarily Lessens Cigarette CravingsWhen a cigarette craving hits, going for a run may curb it for a while, according to a new study. After analyzing 19 previous clinical trials, researchers discovered that an exercise ...

Women with Alzheimer’s Deteriorate Faster than Men

August 26th, 2012
Women with Alzheimer's Deteriorate Faster than Men  New research shows that women with Alzheimer’s disease show worse mental deterioration than men, even when ...

Male Mice Exposed to Chronic Stress Have Anxious Female Offspring

August 26th, 2012
Male Mice Exposed to Chronic Stress Have Anxious Female Offspring  A female's risk of anxiety and dysfunctional social behavior may depend on the experiences of ...

Friends Key to Mid-Life Well-Being

August 25th, 2012
Friends Key to Mid-Life Well-Being  Having a wide circle of friends is equally important to men and women, according to new research. A network of relatives also is important -- but only ...

Prep for Law School Admission Test Alters Brain

August 24th, 2012
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Father’s Age Linked to Autism, Schizophrenia Risk

August 24th, 2012
Father's Age Linked to Autism, Schizophrenia RiskA new study supports the theory that the soaring rate of autism diagnoses over recent years is partly attributable to the increasing ...

Is Sense of Fairness Innate?

August 24th, 2012
Is a Sense of Fairness  Innate?A new UK study explores how humans balance the relationship between fairness and self-interest. Researchers discovered that humans have a strong ...

Success in Sports Aids Academic Recruiting

August 24th, 2012
Success in Sports Aids Academic Recruiting Have you noticed that some smaller colleges seem to be spending a larger part of the budget on ramping up their visible athletic programs? Turns out, the strategy ...