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Deep DNA Sequencing Study Almost Quadruples Number Of Genes

Deep DNA Sequencing Study Almost Quadruples Number Of Genes Linked To Autism

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online By using deep DNA sequencing, an international team of researchers led by the Autism Sequencing Consortium (ASC) has increased the number of genes identified with autism spectrum disorder...

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2014-10-30 23:11:55

The state grant will be used to provide behavioral therapy to children with autism who live in Corpus Christi and the surrounding areas. Corpus Christi, TX (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), Inc. today announced the receipt of a $448,000 Autism Program grant from the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS). The grant will allow CARD to provide home-based, center-based, and school services for up to 24 months to underserved...

2014-10-29 23:12:46

It is estimated that 21% of women and 12% of men in the U.S will experience an episode of depression at some point in their lifetime. In light of this, Dr. Sanjay Jain offers some information on how to become better aware of the signs. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The World Health Organization categorizes depression as one of the most disabling disorders in the world, affecting roughly one in five women and one in ten men at some point in their lifetime. Depression does not...

2014-10-28 23:10:37

Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation announces new educational opportunities including broadcast of select presentations from the International 3S Symposium and live broadcast of new Signature Lecture Series featuring author Carol Stock Kranowitz. (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 The Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation is excited to announce that on November 11, the Foundation’s Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) University will broadcast select presentations from the 17th annual...

2014-10-28 23:04:37

Remuda Ranch at The Meadows, a comprehensive treatment center specializing in eating and co-occurring disorders for women and girls, is pleased to announce Jessica Setnick, MS, RD, CEDRD has joined their multi-disciplinary team of treatment professionals as a Senior Fellow. Wickenburg, Arizona (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Remuda Ranch at The Meadows, a comprehensive treatment center specializing in eating and co-occurring disorders for women and girls, is pleased to announce Jessica Setnick,...

autism
2014-10-21 03:30:12

Provided by Karen N. Peart, Yale University About 20% of younger siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) will develop the condition by age 3. A new study by Yale School of Medicine researchers has found that 57% of these younger siblings who later develop the condition already showed symptoms at age 18 months. Published in the October Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, this is the first large-scale, multi-site study aimed at...

aspirin for schizophrenia
2014-10-21 03:00:37

Provided by The European College of Neuropsychopharmacology A new study shows that some anti-inflammatory medicines, such as aspirin, estrogen, and Fluimucil, can improve the efficacy of existing schizophrenia treatments. This work is being presented at the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology conference in Berlin. For some time, doctors have believed that helping the immune system may benefit the treatment of schizophrenia, but until now there has been no conclusive evidence...

2014-10-20 23:06:27

Social Security Disability and Medicare Advocates Sponsor a Booth to Support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and Promote Education About Suicide Risk Factors and Warning Signs Wakefield, MA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 The Advocator Group, LLC is proud to be sponsoring a booth at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s (AFSP) Out of the Darkness walk on October 25th. The AFSP is a not-for-profit organization that hosts hundreds of community walks throughout the...

seasons and mood
2014-10-20 03:00:09

Provided by European College of Neuropsychopharmacology New research shows that the season you are born has a significant impact on your risk of developing mood disorders. People born at certain times of year may have a greater chance of developing certain types of affective temperaments, which in turn can lead to mood disorders (affective disorders). This work is being presented at the European College of CNP Congress in Berlin. Seasons of birth have traditionally been associated with...

2014-10-20 12:30:12

HOUSTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 23, Doctor of Divinity and MSW Pastoral Counselor Debra Meehl, co-founder of the Meehl Foundation, will present "Breaking the Cycle of Suffering with Borderline Personality Disorder and Bipolar Disorder" at Atlanta's Amen Clinic. The workshop will feature an interactive presentation on Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), along with the latest insights on the treatment of bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder and substance...

2014-10-19 23:00:17

Special Needs Network (SNN), California’s leading grassroots advocacy nonprofit for children with autism raises $300,000 for South LA autism clinic. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 19, 2014 Special Needs Network kicked off the Los Angeles Fall gala season with its 9th Annual Evening Under the Stars gala this past Saturday, October 4, 2014, with more than 500 guests. Held at John Calley Park on the Sony Studios Lot in Culver City, CA, the event themed “A Toast to Old Hollywood”...


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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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