Archive for September, 2012

Exercise Can Boost Teens’ Self-Image, Social Ties

September 26th, 2012
Exercise Can Boost Teens' Self-Image, Social TiesA growing body of evidence indicates that exercise can lessen symptoms of depression and anxiety. Now a new EU study suggests exercise ...

Anxiety, Sexual Issues Dog Prostate Cancer Survivors

September 25th, 2012
Anxiety, Sexual Issues Dog Prostate Cancer SurvivorsMen who have undergone surgery for prostate cancer often experience significant levels of anxiety one year after the surgery, according to ...

Blood Test for Inflammation May Aid in Depression Treatment

September 25th, 2012
Blood Test for Inflammation May Aid in Depression TreatmentIn an attempt to end the “trial and error” prescription of antidepressants, British scientists have conducted a ...

Pacifiers May Stunt Emotional Development of Boys

September 25th, 2012
Pacifiers May Stunt Emotional Development of BoysPacifiers may stunt the emotional development of baby boys by robbing them of the opportunity to try on facial expressions during ...

Genes Determine If Lithium is Effective for Bipolar Disorder

September 25th, 2012
Genes Determine If Lithium is Effective for Bipolar DisorderLithium is one of the most effective drugs for treating bipolar disorder, but not everyone's symptoms are ...

Research Finds Ginkgo Fails to Boost Cognition, Memory

September 25th, 2012
Research Finds Ginkgo Fails to Boost Cognition, MemoryA new UK meta-analysis suggests ginkgo biloba supplements do not aid memory or augment problem-solving among healthy individuals. The meta-analytic review ...

Touch Therapy, Guided Imagery Lessen Combat PTSD

September 25th, 2012
Touch Therapy, Guided Imagery Lessen Combat PTSDA new study finds a low-tech, high-touch intervention is an effective treatment strategy for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among combat-exposed active ...

Twin Study Finds Heavy Hand of Genetics in Personality Disorders

September 25th, 2012
Twin Study Finds Heavy Hand of Genetics in Personality DisordersA Norwegian study of twins expands the role of genetics in the development of a ...

Environmental Cues Can Ease the Wait

September 24th, 2012
Environmental Cues Can Ease the WaitA new study examines the unconscious effects of environmental cues on motivation and behavior -- and how situational cues can improve our tolerance ...

‘Nudge’ And ‘Think’ Techniques Can Help Spur Community Action

September 24th, 2012
'Nudge' And 'Think' Techniques Can Help Spur Community ActionA new UK study investigates governmental approaches to motivate citizens to change their behavior and do more to ...