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2012-11-13 12:06:54

Although schizophrenia is highly genetic in origin, the genes involved in the disorder have been difficult to identify.

2012-10-19 04:00:52

Many people affected with sleep apnea are unaware they have it. Because sleep apnea can lead to many health complications and a premature death, Dr.

2012-10-15 14:52:39

"Addiction is a brain disease" was the title of an editorial in the renowned journal "Science" 15 years ago.

Gluten And T-Cell Observations Offer Insight Into Celiac Disease
2012-10-12 11:48:32

Observations of the relationship between gluten and T-cells in the immune system have allowed researchers from Monash University to get a better understanding on how celiac disease comes into being.

Dyslexia Roots Studied
2012-09-21 06:45:54

Five percent. That’s the number of people who suffer from dyslexia worldwide, according to researchers at the College of Science at Northeastern University. Even with the number of people who suffer from the disorder, there still isn’t a clear reason as to what causes the disorder.

Sleep Apnea Not Just A Male Problem, Rising Number Of Women Also Have Disorder
2012-08-16 07:52:30

Sleep apnea, a dangerous disorder linked to cardiovascular disease and found predominantly in men, may be growing as a problem for women as well, according to a new Swedish study.

Increased Risk of Self-Injury and Suicide Attempts for Girls with ADHD
2012-08-15 12:44:08

A new study from the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) discovered that girls with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are more likely to attempt self-injury and suicide as they become older.

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2012-08-07 19:15:50

Psychologists have, for many years, considered the hoarding disorder to be an arm of OCD. Now, new research is challenging this notion, saying those with a hoarding disorder simply make decisions differently than others.

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2012-07-13 07:06:17

Scientists recently announced that they had discovered a gene that fights Alzheimer’s. This is a positive step forward as the gene could help develop treatments to fight the disorder.


Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]