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Bipolar Disorder Manic Gene Discovered
2012-09-02 07:47:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Bonn and the Central Institute of Mental Health (CIMH) in Mannheim claim to have discovered the gene responsible for causing the manic episodes associated with bipolar disorder. The scientists studied patient data and animal models, and were able to determine that the NCAN gene, which is believed to be involved in the modulation of cell adhesion and migration, is responsible for the restlessness,...

2012-08-24 23:03:19

Want to help those battling suicidal thoughts? Treatment might require looking beyond physical evidence, says faith-based website, followme.org. (PRWEB) August 23, 2012 Those searching for the motives behind a famous director´s suicide might need to consider spiritual and emotional factors that influence suicidal thoughts, says one suicide resources organization, followme.org. That statement comes today as more details are revealed about Hollywood director Tony Scott´s suicide in...

In A Bad Mood? Eat Some Food!
2012-08-20 05:20:53

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers presented new evidence about mood-enhancing foods at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Sunday. Scientists said they found more than 1,700 substances that make up flavors of common foods, including some flavors deriving from natural ingredients, that could potentially resemble a prescription mood stabilizer. “Molecules in chocolate, a...

2012-08-15 23:00:46

According to court documents, on June 8th, 2012, lead plaintiff Jasmine Arrowood and 26 others filed a lawsuit in St. Clair County Circuit Court (case no. 12-L-312) alleging their children suffered from various birth defects caused by the use of Depakote during pregnancy. Depakote is a drug, manufactured by Abbott Laboratories, most commonly prescribed for psychiatric conditions like manic depressive disorder (bipolar disorder) and to prevent migraine headaches. The New England Journal of...

2012-07-24 23:02:15

Audio-Digest Foundation, the largest independent publisher of Continuing Medical Education in the world, is releasing free written summaries of its anesthesiology, emergency medicine, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, otolaryngology, pediatrics, psychology, and urology programs via Amazon Kindle. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2012 For Tuesday, July 24, 2012, Audio-Digest Foundation...

2012-07-19 23:00:27

According to court documents, on June 7th, 2012, Nic. Battle, individually and on behalf of more than a dozen others filed a lawsuit in Illinois Southern District Court (case no. 3:2012cv00694) alleging they were born with spina bifida and other birth defects caused by the use of Depakote during pregnancy. Depakote is a drug, manufactured by Abbott Laboratories, most commonly prescribed for psychiatric conditions like manic depressive disorder (bipolar disorder) and to prevent migraine...

2012-07-06 06:49:21

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Around two-thirds of American adolescents have had an anger attack involving threatening violence, destroying property or engaging in violence toward others at some point in their lives.  A new study from the Harvard Medical School shows that these extreme anger attacks are much more common among adolescents than previously recognized. The study was based on the National Co-morbidity Survey Replication Adolescent Supplement, a national face-to-face household...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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