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Archive for December, 2012

One-Third of Children With Food Allergies Bullied

December 26th, 2012
One-Third of Children With Food Allergies BulliedNearly one-third of children diagnosed with food allergies are bullied, according to a new survey. Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at ...

Adasuve Inhalant Approved for Agitation in Bipolar, Schizophrenia

December 24th, 2012
Adasuve Inhalant Approved for Agitation in Bipolar, SchizophreniaAdasuve (loxapine) Inhalation Powder was approved late last week by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of agitation in bipolar I disorder ...

Complex Factors for Learning Disabilities Linked to Tumor

December 24th, 2012
Complex Factors for Learning Disabilities Linked to TumorNew evidence suggests the factors that contribute to learning problems associated with an inherited brain tumor disorder are much more ...

Rodent Study Provides New Clues to Autism Origins

December 24th, 2012
Rodent Study Provides New Clues to Autism OriginsA new study on laboratory mice suggests reducing or limiting excessive levels of protein synthesis in the brain can limit ...

New Obesity Approach Emphasizes Taste Receptors in Gut

December 24th, 2012
New Obesity Approach Emphasizes Taste Receptors in Gut The success of many bariatric surgeries has led some experts to propose a new approach to the war ...

Parents’ Toxic Trio Ups Risk for Childhood Abuse Tenfold

December 23rd, 2012
Parents' Toxic Trio Ups Risk for Childhood Abuse TenfoldAdults who had parents who struggled with addiction, unemployment and divorce are 10 times more likely to have been victims of childhood physical abuse, ...

Rock Stars, Dying Early To Be Famous

December 23rd, 2012
Rock Stars, Dying Early To Be Famous  Successful solo rock and pop stars are twice as likely to die early as those in a band, according to new research. The researchers also found that ...

MRI Can Screen for Alzheimer’s

December 22nd, 2012
MRI Can Screen for Alzheimer's  When trying to determine the root cause of a person's dementia, using an MRI can effectively screen patients for Alzheimer's disease or Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration ...

Melatonin Plays Role in Premenstrual Mood Disorder

December 22nd, 2012
Melatonin Plays Role in Premenstrual Mood DisorderAbnormalities in the release of melatonin have been found in women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) and insomnia by researchers at the Douglas Mental Health University ...

Emotional Training Falls Short for Borderline Teens

December 22nd, 2012
Emotional Training Falls Short for Borderline TeensA new study found that emotion regulation training, when added onto typical therapy sessions, does not offer any ...