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2011-02-18 13:01:49

For patients most severely afflicted with obsessive-compulsive disorder, electrical stimulation of a brain network can rebalance their emotional state, helping them respond to conventional therapy when it never worked before.

2010-10-08 02:09:20

A study has detected a correlation between childhood adversity and exaggerated inflammatory response to stress among seemingly healthy people.

2009-12-09 10:53:00

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The results of a new study on immune-based treatment of Alzheimer's disease (AD), which was conducted at 30 sites around the country, will be published in the December 15 issue of Neurology®. Lead author, Stephen P.

2009-11-21 09:38:07

Researchers from Brown University and Butler Hospital have determined that children who suffer physical or emotional abuse may be faced with accelerated cellular aging as adults.

2009-10-05 10:23:00

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Butler Hospital in Providence, R.I., is leading a clinical study evaluating the effectiveness and safety of deep brain stimulation (DBS) for severe obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Benjamin D.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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