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Smartphone App Detects Mood Swings Of Bipolar Disorder Through Voice Analysis
2014-05-09 03:07:34

University of Michigan Health System A smartphone app that monitors subtle qualities of a person's voice during everyday phone conversations shows promise for detecting early signs of mood changes in people with bipolar disorder, a University of Michigan team reports. While the app still needs much testing before widespread use, early results from a small group of patients show its potential to monitor moods while protecting privacy. The researchers hope the app will eventually give...

2012-01-23 10:39:17

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Estrogen has a wide range of effects on the body and brain. The link between estrogen and emotion was first investigated over a century ago and showed that estrogen can improve mood. During PMS approximately 75% of reproductive-age women report premenstrual mood swings or physical discomfort. Women commonly feel depressed or grumpy during this time and brain scans have shown a significant increase in activity in the medial orbitofrontal cortex related to emotional...

2012-01-23 10:13:39

Women's emotional responses can vary significantly premenstrually. They may become depressed or grumpy during menstruation or the premenstrual phase, known as premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Roughly 75% of reproductive-age women report premenstrual mood swings or physical discomfort. Brain scans show a significant increase in activity in the medial orbitofrontal cortex related to emotional processing premenstrually, even if women's emotional responses do not vary significantly. The relationship...

2011-05-25 05:55:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Author and founder of the Center for Hormonal Balance, Mia Lundin, has unveiled the redesign of www.mialundin.com, an innovative website about bioidentical hormones, balance, her center and now award winning book, Female Brain Gone Insane. Mia Lundin, R.N.C.N.P., is a thought leader in bioidentical hormones and female brain chemistry, how they relate and how these imbalances affect the emotional well-being of women of all ages. Why the...

2011-04-19 16:53:03

Because hormones influence mood, perimenopause, or the transition period prior to menopause, can be an emotional time for women, according to an expert at Baylor College of Medicine. "Perimenopause is a time of big changes in life and the body, and this can trigger mood changes," said Dr. Britta Ostermeyer, associate professor in the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at BCM and chief of psychiatry at the Harris County Hospital District's Ben Taub General Hospital....

2011-04-19 12:21:59

The future mood swings of people with bipolar disorder can be predicted by their current thoughts and behavior, a study published today (Tuesday) has found. Psychologists from the Universities of Manchester and Lancaster say their findings are important because they mean talking therapies, like cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), could prove effective treatments for the condition. People with bipolar are prone to extreme mood swings that take them from great emotional highs to the pits of...

2011-03-02 00:00:27

Sunset Bay Academy helps parents understand how to tell the difference between normal hormonal changes and bipolar disorder in teens and how this behavior can affect teenagers in their school and family life. San Diego, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 01, 2011 Recognizing the problem in teens is the first step to getting it under control. As parents often believe that the teen's mood swings are due to hormonal changes, which their bodies are facing during their adolescent period; little do we know...

2009-12-03 08:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, Nasdaq: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced a voluntary recall of five lots and voluntary market withdrawal of one lot of the Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) patch Daytrana®. Shire is taking this action because some Daytrana patches do not meet or in the future may not meet their release liner removal specification, and as a result, patients and...

2009-11-30 13:11:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Menopause - it's an unavoidable part of aging as a woman, and brings with it a host of uncomfortable symptoms that negatively impact quality of life. Hot flashes, poor sleep, mood swings, weight gain, night sweats and lethargy are just some of the life-altering symptoms of menopause and perimenopause. What's worse, menopause signs and symptoms can show up a full ten years before actual menopause occurs (perimenopause), and can last for another five years...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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