Teen Insomnia Linked To Family And Friends: No Prescription Necessary For A Real Cure

By | Thu, 12/05/2013 - 00:15

A University of Cincinnati researcher suggests that social ties may contribute more to changing sleep patterns among adolescents than ebbing hormones.

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Vitamin D May Treat Type 2 Diabetes In Women

By | Tue, 12/03/2013 - 14:01

Women with type 2 diabetes who take vitamin D supplements may improve their pain and their mood.


Military Deployment Linked To Depression In Teens

By | Sat, 11/30/2013 - 15:31

Teenagers who have a family member deployed in military combat are more likely to experience depression and suicidal thoughts.


American Workers' Anxiety Over Jobs Highest Since 1970s

By | Wed, 11/27/2013 - 12:08

Recent surveys of American workers paint their current anxiety levels as the highest since the 1970s.


Anti-Smoking Drug Chantix Linked To Over 500 Suicides

By | Mon, 11/25/2013 - 17:50

The anti-smoking drug Chantix has been implicated in 544 suicides and 1,869 attempted suicides, according to a review of FDA documents.

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How Does The Brain Make Important Decisions?

By | Sun, 11/24/2013 - 17:34

The mysterious brain region lateral habenula appears to control our assessment of outcomes and risk in strategic decision making.


How Overcoming Insomnia May Help Treat Depression

By | Tue, 11/19/2013 - 15:08

Scientists are examining new ways of treating insomnia through talk therapy, which may dissolve depression symptoms.


Researchers Discover 'New' Type Of Boredom

By | Mon, 11/18/2013 - 19:14

The newly discovered "apathetic boredom" is just as fun as it sounds.

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Girls Better At Hiding Autism Than Boys Leading To An Underdiagnosis

By | Mon, 11/18/2013 - 12:47

Girls could be better at hiding their autistic traits in familiar social situations, leading to an underdiagnosis of autistic girls.


Understanding A Depressed Self-Image

By | Wed, 11/13/2013 - 20:31

The negative self-image of depressed people may stem from a temporary surge in oxygen flow and brain activity.


How Tinnitus Could Be Treated Through The Treatment Of Depression

By | Tue, 11/12/2013 - 17:27

Tinnitus has no cure or treatment medications available, but scientists are moving closer to understanding the condition's cognitive roots.


15% Of People Consider Bisexuality An Illegitimate Orientation

By | Thu, 11/07/2013 - 18:09

Fifteen percent of survey respondents — heterosexuals and homosexuals alike — felt that bisexuality wasn't a legitimate sexual orientation, calling bisexuals "confused" and "experimental."


Depression Is The Second Biggest Cause Of Disability In The World

By | Wed, 11/06/2013 - 09:06

A study concluded that the universal burden brought on by depression makes it a priority in public health agendas.

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Prozac Can Make Your Brain Age In Reverse, Prefrontal Cortex Appears Young Again

By | Mon, 11/04/2013 - 17:24

Japanese researchers show that chronic use of the antidepressant Prozac can induce a juvenile-like state in the prefrontal cortex.


Is There A Silver Lining To Traumatic Experiences?

By | Wed, 10/30/2013 - 16:24

People who experience traumatic experiences often report stronger, more intimate relationships as a result. Are there positive effects of suffering?