Archive for September, 2013

Yoga Can Help Combat Insomnia During Menopause

September 30th, 2013
Yoga Can Help Combat Insomnia During Menopause A new study compared yoga, exercise and fish oil on the ability to ease menopausal symptoms. Researchers discovered participants taking a 12-week yoga class and practicing at home experienced ...

Oxytocin Fuels Distinction of Self & Others

September 30th, 2013
Oxytocin Fuels Distinction of Self & Others New research finds that oxytocin, sometimes called the “love hormone” could also make us more accepting of other people. Valentina Colonnello, Ph.D, and Markus Heinrichs, Ph.D., found that oxytocin can sharpen ...

Managing Binge Eating, from CBT to Apps

September 30th, 2013
Managing Binge Eating, from CBT to AppsBinge eating has recently been identified as an eating disorder that is twice as common as bulimia nervosa. In response, Drexel University researchers are testing two new treatment methods to ...

Is it Bipolar or Depression? New Brain Scan May Have the Answer

September 29th, 2013
Is it Bipolar or Depression? New Brain Scan May Have the AnswerA new type of brain scan that measures blood flow in the brain may be able to help better diagnose bipolar disorder at ...

Anxiety Stinks

September 29th, 2013
Anxiety StinksA new study shows that when people are anxious, smells they once found neutral become distasteful. According to researchers, this can fuel a feedback loop that may heighten distress and lead to issues like anxiety and ...

Celebrex, Simple Ibuprofen May Ease Mild Depression in Arthritis Patients

September 29th, 2013
Celebrex, Simple Ibuprofen May Ease Mild Depression in Arthritis PatientsA new study has found that common anti-inflammatory pain relievers may offer some relief from depression as well as physical pain. Patients with osteoarthritis -- a condition ...

Change in Police Attitudes to Overdose May Improve Outcomes

September 28th, 2013
Change in Police Attitudes to Overdose May Improve Outcomes  A new study has found that a change in the way police respond to drug-related overdose emergencies could contribute to improved outcomes for the victims, ...

Acupuncture Works Just as Well as Counseling for Depression

September 28th, 2013
Acupuncture Works Just as Well as Psychotherapy for DepressionA new study shows that acupuncture is just as effective as counseling in patients with moderate to severe depression. The randomized controlled trial revealed that both treatments offered ...

Stepfamilies Can Add to Caregiver Burden

September 28th, 2013
Stepfamilies Can Add to Caregiver Burden  Taking care of a spouse with Alzheimer's is tough. But it's even tougher for caregivers who rely on stepchildren for help, according to a new study. Published in the ...

Social Networks Help Smoking Cessation Efforts

September 27th, 2013
Social Networks Help Smoking Cessation Efforts Despite widespread public health efforts to educate individuals on the danger of tobacco, smoking remains a major problem in the United States, contributing to 443,000 deaths annually. Tobacco addiction is ...
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