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Existing Cochlear Technology Used To Re-grow Auditory Nerves
2014-04-24 03:24:49

[ Watch The Video: Bionic Ear Delivers DNA To Regrow Auditory Nerve Cells ] University of New South Wales Researchers at UNSW Australia have for the first time used electrical pulses delivered from a cochlear implant to deliver gene therapy, thereby successfully regrowing auditory nerves. The research also heralds a possible new way of treating a range of neurological disorders, including Parkinson's disease, and psychiatric conditions such as depression through this novel way...

2014-04-23 08:24:16

DUBLIN, Apr. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qbtwvc/global_depression ) has announced the addition of the "Global Depression Drugs Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The analysts forecast the Global Depression Drugs market to grow at a CAGR of 2.49 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increase in the...

2014-04-18 08:22:02

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The menopause transition period brings many uncomfortable symptoms. In the beginning, women may feel as though they are having more severe or even constant PMS. The fluctuating and declining estrogen levels are largely responsible for these symptoms. Women who are going through menopause may be more prone to menopause anxiety and menopause depression, according to several studies. Pesky hot flashes and sleep-disrupting night...

2014-04-17 09:40:13

Older people who have apathy but not depression may have smaller brain volumes than those without apathy, according to a new study published in the April 16, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Apathy is a lack of interest or emotion. "Just as signs of memory loss may signal brain changes related to brain disease, apathy may indicate underlying changes," said Lenore J. Launer, PhD, with the National Institute on Aging at the National...

Early Fatherhood Associated With High Risk Of Depression In Men
2014-04-15 06:20:46

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research from Northwestern University has found that young fathers are especially at risk from depression, with those who are at around 25 years of age when they become dads and whom live in the same home as the child at greatest risk. The new study, published Sunday in the journal Pediatrics, found that depressive symptoms increased on average by 68 percent over the first five years of fatherhood. It is the first study of its...

2014-04-14 23:11:52

Brain State Technologies announces the presentation of results from a case series of 21 individuals with persisting symptoms following traumatic brain injury. Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Brain State Technologies announced today the presentation of results from a case series of 21 individuals with persisting symptoms following traumatic brain injury who enrolled in an open label research study using High-resolution, relational, resonance-based, electroencephalic mirroring...

2014-04-10 08:29:47

BOSTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tal Medical, Inc., a clinical-stage company developing breakthrough treatments for psychiatric diseases, has added two industry veterans to its leadership team. Jan Skvarka has joined as the company's President, CEO and member of the Board of Directors, and Ben Shapiro, MD as a member of the Board of Directors. Jan Skvarka is joining Tal after spending 14 years with Bain and Company, a leading global management consultancy. As one of Bain's...

2014-04-08 23:21:56

The Meehl Foundation is offering free SPECT images through June 30, 2014. This offer is for clients coming to the 90 day residential DBT program. Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The Meehl Foundation is an “Intensively Trained DBT Team” and an “Amen Brain Healthy Treatment Program” creating an individual plan for a holistic balanced approach to mental wellness with; Psychological testing and assessment, Hypnosis, acupuncture, hair follicle testing for vitamins and mineral,...

2014-04-08 23:02:24

Mount Sinai Team Cautiously Optimistic That Door Could Swing Open to A New Antidepressant Drug Class New York, NY (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 A research team from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai published the first controlled evidence showing that an intranasal ketamine spray conferred an unusually rapid antidepressant effect –within 24 hours—and was well tolerated in patients with treatment-resistant major depressive disorder. This is the first study to show benefits with an...

2014-04-07 16:34:11

A third of intensive care patients develop depression that typically manifests as physical, or somatic, symptoms such as weakness, appetite change, and fatigue, rather than psychological symptoms, according to one of the largest studies to investigate the mental health and functional outcomes of survivors of critical care, published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. The study suggests that intensive care unit (ICU) survivors could be three times more likely to experience depression than...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'