Archive for March, 2014

Low Intensity Methods Aid Depression

March 31st, 2014
Low Intensity Methods Aid DepressionRecent findings show that self-help books and Internet-based help can benefit even severely depressed people. "Depression is a major cause of disability," said Professor Peter Bower of Manchester University, UK, ...

Religion, Spirituality Have Dual Roles in Better Health

March 31st, 2014
Religion, Spirituality Have Dual Roles in Better Health Emerging research suggests religion and spirituality have distinct but complementary influences on health. Oregon State University researchers looked at the relationship between health, religion, and spirituality and ...

Brain Seems to Work on 15-Second Delay

March 31st, 2014
Brain Seems to Work on 15-Second Delay New research finds the brain uses a delay mechanism that can blind us to subtle changes in movies and in the real world. In the study, published in ...

Humor Can Help Patients Better Manage Chronic Conditions

March 31st, 2014
Humor Can Help Patients Better Manage Chronic Conditions Most are familiar with the adage “laughter is the best medicine." Emerging research suggests the tactic is an underutilized tool that can help a person understand a ...

Statins for Erectile Dysfunction?

March 31st, 2014
Statins for Erectile Dysfunction? Research presented at the American College of Cardiology's Annual Scientific Session ties statin use with a significant improvement in erectile function. Researchers hope this new finding will encourage men who need ...

Plaques Detected in Brain Imaging May Predict Alzheimer’s

March 30th, 2014
Plaques Detected in Brain Imaging May Predict Alzheimer'sBrain imaging with radioactive dye may predict future Alzheimer’s disease and cognitive decline among adults who have mild to no symptoms, according to a new study by ...

Breast Cancer Patients Most Worried About Children

March 30th, 2014
Breast Cancer Patients Most Worried About ChildrenFor women with breast cancer, concern for their own children is the factor which most strongly affects their psychological well-being in the first year after diagnosis, according to ...

Male Soldiers More Distressed by Sexual Harassment

March 30th, 2014
Male Soldiers More Distressed by Sexual HarassmentSexual harassment in the military is harmful for both men and women, but men may be less able to cope, according to a new study. The study found that military ...

Are Teens Taking On Adult Stress Habits?

March 30th, 2014
Are Teens Taking On Adult Stress Habits?Teens experience stress in a way that is similar to adults, according to a new survey by the American Psychological Association (APA). In fact, teens reported a higher ...

Marriage Seems to Protect the Heart

March 29th, 2014
Marriage Seems to Protect the HeartPeople who are married have lower rates of cardiovascular disease compared with those who are single, divorced, or widowed, according to a new study. The new research, presented at the ...
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