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How Depression Affects Memory
2013-10-03 15:55:20

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Brigham Young University researchers found that Sesame Street's game "One of these things is not like the others" could be used to help determine why depression affects an individual's memory. The researchers reported in the journal Behavioral Brain Research that the skill used in the Sesame Street game fades in adults in proportion to the severity of their symptoms of depression. In the Sesame Street game, young viewers learn to...

Depression Linked To Elevated Parkinson's Risk
2013-10-03 11:38:00

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Affecting about 1 in 500 individuals, Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative condition marked by physical shaking or stiffness, and new research published in the journal Neurology has found a connection between depression and increased risk for the disease. In the study, a team of Taiwanese researchers followed over 22,000 adults for a decade and discovered that people diagnosed with depression were over three times more likely...

2013-10-02 10:45:23

A study published today in the American Journal of Psychiatry suggests an association between smoking during pregnancy and increased risk for developing bipolar disorder (BD) in adult children. Researchers at the New York State Psychiatric Institute and the Department of Epidemiology at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, in collaboration with scientists at the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research in Oakland, California, evaluated offspring from a large cohort of...

2013-09-27 23:01:40

Neu-Becalm’d is a NeuroGenesis, Inc., supplement with over 30 years of scientific proof and use can help reduce the suicide rate of returning military suffering from PTSD. League City, TX (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 With numerous suicides monthly by returning veterans suffering from PTSD as reported in the Galveston Daily News and talked about on national talk shows like the Rush Limbaugh show, one company may have the answer. NeuroGenesis a supplement formulator whose patented...

2013-09-26 17:58:45

Lithium in the brain Experiments with neutrons at the Technische Universität München (TUM) show that the antidepressant lithium accumulates more strongly in white matter of the brain than in grey matter. This leads to the conclusion that it works differently from synthetic psychotropic drugs. The tissue samples were examined at the Research Neutron Source Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II) with the aim of developing a better understanding of the effects this substance has on the human psyche....

Diabetes Risk Is Elevated For Those Taking Antidepressants
2013-09-25 04:31:50

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Taking antidepressants could increase a person’s risk of contracting type 2 diabetes, researchers from the University of Southampton warn in the latest edition of the journal Diabetes Care. According to Daily Mail Health Reporter Sophie Borland, the study authors conducted a systematic review involving over one million patients, and discovered that men and women taking any type of antidepressant drug face an elevated risk of...

2013-09-24 23:30:39

Online medical services for depression offer new, alternative option to those affected by the economic crisis. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Online USA Doctors, the nationwide, virtual doctors created a new medical service for those experiencing depression. The new, alternative option is geared for those affected by the economic crisis plaguing citizens of America. Online USA Doctors utilizes talk therapy, holistic prescription-grade medication and an algorithm that helps...

2013-09-23 13:58:38

Cancer patients receiving radiotherapy (RT) who are potentially suffering from depression can be effectively identified by a two-item questionnaire, according to research presented today at the American Society for Radiation Oncology's (ASTRO's) 55th Annual Meeting. The Radiation Oncology Therapy Group (RTOG) Community Clinical Oncology Program (CCOP)-supported multi-institutional study screened 455 patients receiving radiation treatment at 37 centers around the U.S. Participants in the...

2013-09-23 11:37:22

Cancer patients can be accurately screened for major depression with a simple two-question survey, according to a study presented Sept. 23 at the American Society for Radiation Oncology's 55th Annual Meeting. The two-question screening test proved to be as accurate as a longer nine-question screening test. The study was presented at plenary session by William Small, Jr., MD, FASTRO, chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology of Loyola University Medical Center. "We found that a...


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Adjustment Disorder
2013-07-29 09:41:01

Adjustment Disorder is commonly known as situational disorder as well. It is often considered a significantly smaller situation than anxiety disorder or post-traumatic stress disorder with a usually less intense stressor than those of the more extreme disorders. Symptoms Because the disorders are similar, Adjustment Disorder and PTSD have similar symptoms like general loss of interest, a feeling of hopelessness, depression, and anxiety. Although they have similar symptoms, Adjustment...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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