Archive for November, 2013

Study Finds Microscopic Differences in Preterm Infants’ Brains

November 30th, 2013
Study Finds Microscopic Differences in Preterm Infants' Brains Premature birth appears to cause changes in the development of the white matter of the brain, putting infants at a higher risk of behavioral problems later on ...

Insomnia Linked to Greater Risk of Heart-Related Deaths in Men

November 30th, 2013
Insomnia Linked to Greater Risk of Heart-Related Deaths in MenAmong men who suffer from certain types of insomnia -- difficulty falling asleep and non-restorative sleep in particular -- there is a slight increase in ...

Trust Your Gut About Walking Down The Aisle

November 30th, 2013
Trust Your Gut About Walking Down The AisleAlthough they may not be completely aware of it, most newlyweds know on their wedding day whether they will have a happy marriage or not, according to ...

PTSD Linked to Greater Risk of Obesity in Women

November 30th, 2013
PTSD Linked to Greater Risk of Obesity in WomenWomen suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are at greater risk for becoming overweight or obese, according to the latest results from the Nurses Health Study. The ...

Photovoice Process Shares Life Through Images

November 29th, 2013
Photovoice Process Shares Life Through ImagesEmerging technology allows vulnerable members of our society the opportunity to connect with others on a physical, social and emotional level. Having human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus that causes ...

Cost is Only One Factor in How Much We Spend

November 29th, 2013
Cost is Only One Factor in How Much We Spend As retailers and shoppers prepare for Black Friday, a new study from UC Berkeley reveals that consumer behavior is fueled by a complicated ...

Modafinil + Anti-Depressants = Better Relief

November 29th, 2013
Modafinil + Anti-Depressants = Better Relief A new review study suggests combining a drug taken for sleep disorders with prescribed antidepressants can reduce the severity of depression more effectively than taking antidepressants alone. The drug ...

Maternal PTSD Ups Risk in Children

November 29th, 2013
Maternal PTSD Ups Risk in ChildrenA new study indicates that a child is more likely to develop Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) if his/her mother has the condition. As published in the Journal of Depression ...

ADHD Risk May Be Higher Among Disadvantaged Kids

November 29th, 2013
ADHD Risk May Be Higher Among Disadvantaged KidsA new report from the UK suggests children from families of lower social and economic status have a higher risk of developing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). A ...

School Culture Can Factor Into Bullying

November 29th, 2013
School Culture Can Factor Into Bullying  New research examines the complexity of bullying behavior and finds that the school climate plays a central role in its development, or elimination. University of California - Riverside researchers ...