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Stress Hormone Cortisol May Speed Up Short-Term Memory Loss
2014-06-18 07:54:35

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While cognitive decline is a relatively normal part of the aging process, some factors could amplify or speed up that process. Working with laboratory rats, researchers at the University of Iowa have found that the stress hormone cortisol could be one of those factors contributing to cognitive decline, according to a new report published in the Journal of Neuroscience. The UI study team found that elevated amounts of cortisol slowly...

2014-06-16 23:12:23

The Takeoff Today Program developed by Rich Presta is a new program that teaches people how to overcome their anxiety, panic attacks and phobias easily. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 The Takeoff Today Program is a new program developed by Rich Presta, who has many years of experience in the health industry. The program teaches people how to overcome their anxiety, panic attacks, and phobias quickly. In...

2014-06-16 18:08:50

IASLC Examination and review of several studies that evaluated patient-centered outcomes for individuals undergoing low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening for lung cancer found that screening does not appear to significantly influence overall health-related quality of life or result in long-term changes in anxiety or distress, but that positive results in the short-term, do increase distress levels. The National Lung Cancer Screening Trial showed that three annual LDCT screens,...

depression brain molecule
2014-06-09 04:40:57

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Levels of a tiny molecule known as miR-1202 are lower in the brains of people suffering from depression, suggesting that it could serve as a marker for depression and help detect which patients are most likely to respond to antidepressant treatment, experts from McGill University and the Douglas Institute claim in a new study. Their research, which has been published by the journal Nature Medicine, shows that miR-1202 could...

2014-06-05 23:16:23

Charter Fitness of New Lenox is partnering with Joliet Junior College Nursing students to provide the tools necessary to enhance physical and mental well-being of patients with anxiety, bipolar disorder and depression. It is known that exercise has physical benefits, and its effect as a weapon against depression and other mental health conditions is substantial. New Lenox, IL (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Charter Fitness of New Lenox is partnering with Joliet Junior College Nursing students to...

BRAIN Initiative Gains Momentum In Anxiety, Depression Research
2014-05-29 13:24:31

[ Watch the Video: Untangling The Brain Circuits In Mental Illness ] Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe online Just over a year ago, the White House announced a new initiative aimed at gaining a broader understanding of how the human brain works. The BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) Initiative will present new and novel ways to treat, prevent and cure brain disorders like Alzheimer's, schizophrenia, autism, epilepsy and traumatic brain...

2014-05-28 12:54:36

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Researchers identify neurons that determine whether an individual will be depressed or resilient We all deal with stress differently. For many of us, stress is a great motivator, spurring a renewed sense of vigor to solve life's problems. But for others, stress triggers depression. We become overwhelmed, paralyzed by hopelessness and defeat. Up to 20% of us will struggle with depression at some point in life, and researchers are actively working to...

2014-05-28 08:32:25

Take advantage of this free online learning experience from anywhere in the world GREAT NECK, N.Y., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty of the world's best researchers, therapists, thought leaders, and scientists who specialize in managing anxiety and depression will be featured in the Beat Anxiety Now World Online Summit 2014. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140527/91370 One of the highlights of the summit will be the presentation "The Most Important 60 minutes of Your...

2014-05-27 12:28:26

"His painful story shows that anyone can be struck down by accumulated stress, but as he also demonstrates, awareness and prevention can be powerful tools for wellness." --Foreword Magazine NEW YORK, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Several years before Whole Foods brought healthy food to America's dinner tables, Paul Huljich cofounded a pioneering organic food company that was ahead of its time and listed on the stock exchange. He was chairman and CEO of Best Corporation when he had a...

2014-05-12 23:08:39

Panic Away by Barry McDonagh is a program created to help people put an end to anxiety and panic attacks fast. A full review at vinamy.com indicates if the Panic Away program (along with its newly released audio of people who are using Panic Away successfully) is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Panic attacks and general anxiety can consume people’s lives, robbing them of confidence and joy. Symptoms range from trembling to severe chest pain and people who suffer panic...


Latest Anxiety Reference Libraries

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...

Ornithophobia
2013-12-24 13:20:48

Ornithophobia is a type of specific phobia involving an irrational fear of birds. The origin of the word ornitho is Greek meaning bird and phobia is Greek meaning fear. The fear of birds is not uncommon and it comes from the menacing and darker image of some birds of prey. Some people might only fear predatory birds, such as vultures, while others can even be afraid of household pets like budgies. People who suffer from this phobia might fear that they will be attacked by a bird or might...

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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