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2013-08-12 14:02:05

Schizophrenia, bipolar disorder share the most common genetic variation The largest genome-wide study of its kind has determined how much five major mental illnesses are traceable to the same common inherited genetic variations. Researchers funded in part by the National Institutes of Health found that the overlap was highest between schizophrenia and bipolar disorder; moderate for bipolar disorder and depression and for ADHD and depression; and low between schizophrenia and autism....

2013-07-24 23:17:09

Treatment program offers complete care for individuals with eating disorders. Orlando, Fla. (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 The Recovery Village announces the launch of their Eating Disorder Program, a treatment program designed to guide individuals through the entire journey of recovering from an eating disorder. Beginning with a medical stabilization process, licensed staff members at the Recovery Village provide clients with an individualized recovery plan that takes them from their initial...

Down's Syndrome Genes Shut Off In New Breakthrough
2013-07-18 05:30:06

Susan Bowen for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School have made a huge breakthrough in our understanding of Down's syndrome. They reported in the online science journal Nature, that in a lab, they have switched off the extra chromosome that causes the disorder in humans. This is the proof-of-principal that opens the doorway for exciting new discoveries about this condition. Down's syndrome is the world's leading genetically...

2013-07-15 23:03:29

Bridges to Recovery has launched a useful website that is certain to be very helpful to individuals who might be considering treatment for mental health issues, disorders and phobias. Pacific Palisades, Ca (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 Bridges to Recovery has launched a useful website that is certain to be very helpful to individuals who might be considering treatment for mental health issues, disorders and phobias. Bridgestorecoveryreviews.com can provide helpful information, reviews and...

2013-06-24 14:48:57

Patients with paroxysmal AF, even in the absence of significant concomitant cardiac disease, showed signs of depression, sleeping disorders and low levels of physical activity Electrophysiologists (EPs) rate the quality of life of patients with Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF) significantly better than the patients themselves do, with the greatest level of disagreement about mental health. The abstract study,¹ presented at the EHRA EUROPACE meeting, 23 to 26 June, in Athens, Greece,...

2013-06-19 23:02:56

The Neurosciences Institute at Abington Memorial Hospital recently opened the Movement Disorders Center to treat neurological disorders in which there is either an excess of movement or a deficiency of movement that is not due to weakness or paralysis. Abington, PA (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 The Movement Disorders Center combines the expertise of neurologists, neurosurgeons, psychiatrists and urologists with specialists in physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech pathology. The team...

2013-06-14 13:49:32

Study shows autism vulnerability genes are also affected in fetal alcohol disorder In a surprising new finding, a Northwestern Medicine® study has found a common molecular vulnerability in autism and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. Both disorders have symptoms of social impairment and originate during brain development in utero. This the first research to explore a common mechanism for these disorders and link their molecular vulnerabilities. The study found male offspring of...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.