Archive for May, 2013

Worldwide, Sex Info for Youth Still Scant, Misleading

May 29th, 2013
Worldwide, Sex Info for Youth Still Scant or MisleadingStudies in the latest issue of the journal Reproductive Health Matters (RHM) suggest that information and services regarding sexual issues remain unavailable to ...

Both Genders Lie About Sex to Meet Social Expectations

May 29th, 2013
Both Genders Lie About Sex to Meet Social Expectations Apparently the perception of being sexually appropriate motivates men and women to lie about their sexual behavior to match cultural expectations. Interestingly, the willingness ...

Hundreds of Studies Back Benefits of Psychotherapy for Depression

May 29th, 2013
Hundreds of Studies Back Benefits of Psychotherapy for DepressionTreatments for depression that do not involve antidepressant drugs but rather focus on different forms of psychotherapy interventions are all beneficial. The ...

Being Bullied Increases Likelihood of Self-Harm

May 29th, 2013
Being Bullied Increases Likelihood of Self-Harm Being bullied does more than damage self-esteem and self-worth; new research has shown that being bullied during childhood directly increases the likelihood of self-harm in ...

Mice Study Suggest Specific Neurons Influence Stay-or-Go Behavior

May 28th, 2013
Mice Study Suggest Specific Neurons Influence Stay-or-Go Behavior Daily decisions such as getting up off the couch to go for a snack or remaining and surfing channels may be influenced by which type ...

Pesticides, Weed Killers May Increase Parkinson’s Risk

May 28th, 2013
Pesticides, Weed Killers May Increase Parkinsons RiskA review of more than 100 studies finds that exposure to solvents, bug killers and weed killers is linked to a higher risk of developing Parkinson’s ...

Good Habits Help Manage Stress

May 28th, 2013
Good Habits Help Manage StressNew research suggests that when stress and exhaustion dull the senses and cause mindless behavior, people fall back on established habits -- some of which may ...

Mice Study Suggests New Learning May Mean Forgetting Old Memories

May 27th, 2013
Mice Study Suggests New Learning May Mean Forgetting Old MemoriesProvocative new research suggests the learning process could mean that old memories are forgotten because of the need to reorganize brain circuits. Drs. Paul Frankland ...

Could Cinnamon Prevent Alzheimer’s?

May 27th, 2013
Could Cinnamon Prevent Alzheimers?  A new study suggests a common baking spice may hold promise for delaying or mitigating the effects of Alzheimer’s disease. Despite years of research and investigation, no cure has been ...

Parents Do Influence Teen Use of Illicit Substances

May 27th, 2013
Parents Do Influence Teen Use of Illicit Substances A new report finds that more than 20 percent of parents believe -- perhaps wrongly -- that they have little influence on whether or not ...
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