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2013-05-09 23:23:21

Cure Alzheimer´s Fund and National Institute of Mental Health join in awarding millions for Whole Genome Sequencing. Boston (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 The goal of the research project led by Dr. Rudolph Tanzi at Massachusetts General Hospital and funded through collaboration between Cure Alzheimer´s Fund (CAF) and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is to complete the identification of genes affecting risk for Alzheimer´s disease. The Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS)...

2013-05-01 12:39:19

The first article in a landmark series to help health care workers and providers, donors, and decision makers understand the importance of including mental health care in global health programs is being published in this week's PLOS Medicine. Giving a global perspective on integrating mental health into health services around the world, the series focuses on mental, neurological, and substance use (MNS) disorders. Although these disorders account for an increasing burden of disease,...

Mental Health Important For Maintaining A Healthy Body
2013-02-18 13:00:49

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Many people have likely called in sick from work opting for a personal “mental health day.” While this could just be a fancy excuse to play hooky from work, researchers are finding that actual brain health could be just as important a physical health. Professor Barbara Sahakian, of the University of Cambridge neuroscience department, has focused much of her gray matter studies on the understanding of the neural basic...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.