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Discovery Of Genetic Risk Factors Could Lead To New Schizophrenia Treatment

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Scientists have discovered more than 100 genetic risk factors associated with schizophrenia in research that could provide new insight into how the condition is caused and could be the...

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2014-07-22 08:30:37

Transformative partnership with Ted Stanley will spur researchers to reveal biology of psychiatric disorders CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Broad Institute today announced an unprecedented commitment of $650 million from philanthropist Ted Stanley aimed at galvanizing scientific research on psychiatric disorders and bringing new treatments based on molecular understanding to hundreds of millions of people around the world....

2014-07-21 23:05:55

STAR (Sensory Therapies And Research) Center, the premier treatment center for children with sensory challenges launches two new programs for children who would benefit from therapeutic activities geared to improve social cognition and awareness. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 STAR (Sensory Therapies And Research) Center, the premier treatment center for children with sensory challenges launches two new programs for children who would benefit from therapeutic activities geared to...

2014-07-21 09:41:42

University of Cambridge A study published today has confirmed a link between antipsychotic medication and a slight, but measureable, decrease in brain volume in patients with schizophrenia. For the first time, researchers have been able to examine whether this decrease is harmful for patients' cognitive function and symptoms, and noted that over a nine year follow-up, this decrease did not appear to have any effect. As we age, our brains naturally lose some of their volume – in other...

2014-07-18 23:05:58

60 Second Panic Solution reviews have been flooding the Internet and HealthyandFitZone.com reveals the truth about this program that promises to show people a method whereby they really can control panic attacks. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 60 Second Panic Solution promises to help cure panic attacks by addressing the underlying problem. The crux of the program is getting people to a stage where a one minute trick is all they need to stave off any oncoming panic attack. This has...

2014-07-17 16:26:12

Mobile app helps parents and pediatricians detect autism in infants as early as eight months SOMERSET, N.J., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- After years of collaborative research and development in the field of autism, child development experts at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and information technology innovators at WebTeam Corporation have unveiled a powerful new screening tool capable of detecting signs of Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental delays...

2014-07-17 16:20:47

F. Michael Maloof, an expert on Caucasus and Central Asia Region, is located in the Washington, DC metro area. WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Terrorism expert, F. Michael Maloof, a former senior security policy analyst in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, has almost 30 years of federal service in the U.S. Defense Department and as a specialized trainer for border guards and Special Forces in select countries of the Caucasus and Central Asia. While with the Department...

2014-07-16 23:09:07

New to Tennessee, Behavioral Foundations has started working with local families in the Knoxville area to offer consultation, therapy and support services that are based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Individuals on the Autism spectrum face unique challenges in areas like language, socialization, sensory integration and some levels of cognition. No two individuals on the Autism spectrum will face the same combination of...

2014-07-16 16:24:04

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Autism Alliance of Michigan recently received a grant in the amount of $50,000 from Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan. The grant is to support the development of the Michigan Family Autism Navigator, a pilot program to help families of young children who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. According to Dr. Colleen Allen, President & CEO of Autism Alliance of Michigan, "This funding from Community Foundation...

2014-07-15 23:14:47

A documentary that shows the effects of Postpartum Depression on the lives of everyday women. Birmingham, Al (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Most people know at least one woman who suffers from Postpartum Depression (PPD). However, many people do not realize that they know someone suffering because most women are ashamed of their condition. Also many women are told that their condition is not real and they need to "suck it up" since they are moms. Jessandy Entertainment is making a...

2014-07-15 12:28:42

An Industry-First 1% of All Sales Across All Products and Retailers Will be Donated to Community-Based Organizations NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- philosophy, the wellbeing beauty brand, announces the launch of the hope & grace initiative, an unprecedented, unending commitment to support mental health. Through the hope & grace initiative, philosophy will dedicate 1% of all sales across all products to effective community-based organizations working to empower women through...


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Obesophobia
2013-12-24 13:50:12

Obesophobia or Pocrescophobia, from the Greek phobia, meaning fear or morbid fear and obeso, meaning fat, is a persistent and abnormal fear of gaining weight, especially in cultures that value being thin. This phobia was listed as a rare disease by the Office of Rare Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Certain individuals suffering from this phobia originally start with a desire to lose weight which turns into a compulsive desire to avoid all of the things that could result in...

Pharmacophobia
2013-12-24 12:55:45

Pharmacophobia or medication phobia, comes from Greek pharmakon, meaning “drug, medicine” and phobos, meaning “fear”, is the fear of the use of pharmacological treatments. In severe, excessive, and irrational cases, it might be a type of specific phobia. While lack of awareness by patient of adverse drug reactions can have a serious consequence, having a phobia of medications can also have serious detrimental effects on the patient’s health. Medication phobia can also lead to...

Phobophobia
2013-12-24 12:34:07

Phobophobia is a phobia defined as the fear of phobias, or the fear of fear, including intense anxiety and unrealistic and persistent fear of the somatic sensations and the feared phobia ensuing. This phobia can also be defined as the fear of developing a phobia. Phobophobia is related to anxiety disorders and panic attacks directly linked to other types of phobias, such as agoraphobia. When a patient has developed this phobia, their condition might be diagnosed and treated as part of anxiety...

Cynophobia
2013-12-24 10:43:28

Cynophobia, from the Greek kyon meaning dog, and phobos, meaning fear, is the abnormal fear of dogs. This phobia is classified as a specific phobia, under the subtype “animal phobias”. According to Dr. Timothy O. Rentz of the Laboratory for the Study of Anxiety Disorders at the University of Texas, animal phobias are among the most common specific phobias and 36 percent who seek out treatment report being afraid of cats or dogs. Although snakes and spider are among the more common in...

Entomophobia
2013-12-24 10:17:24

Entomophobia, known also as insect phobia, is a specific phobia of one or more classes of insects. More specific cases include apiphobia (fear of bees) and myrmecophobia (fear of ants). The symptoms regarding this phobia are much like of the symptoms regarding many other irrational fears. An entomophobic is expected to experience enough anxiety upon viewing or otherwise coming into contact with an insect that he or she experiences full-blown panic attacks. With the extreme and serious...

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