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Siblings Of Children With Autism Can Show Signs At 18 Months

Siblings Of Children With Autism Can Show Signs At 18 Months

Provided by Karen N. Peart, Yale University About 20% of younger siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) will develop the condition by age 3. A new study by Yale School of Medicine researchers has found that 57% of these...

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2014-10-21 23:10:39

Heroes In Recovery 6K Run/Walk Takes Place on November 8 To Support Those In Recovery and Break the Stigma Associated with Addiction and Mental Health Memphis, TN (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Heroes in Recovery, a movement celebrating the heroic efforts of those who seek addiction and mental health treatment, returns to Memphis, for the third straight year for one of its family-friendly 6K Run/Walk events. The goal of the race is to garner support for people in recovery and to educate the...

2014-10-21 23:02:25

Animal-assisted therapy can reduce symptoms of anxiety and loneliness among college students, according to researchers at Georgia State University, Idaho State University and Savannah College of Art and Design. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Animal-assisted therapy can reduce symptoms of anxiety and loneliness among college students, according to researchers at Georgia State University, Idaho State University and Savannah College of Art and Design. Their findings are published...

2014-10-21 12:32:28

Ameritox's Ingenuity Health introduces method to help assess medication adherence in patients prescribed Risperdal® BALTIMORE, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameritox(SM), the nation's leader in medication monitoring solutions, today launched a method to help assess medication adherence in behavioral health patients prescribed the antipsychotic drug risperidone (tradename, Risperdal(®)). This new method marks a critical step toward establishing a comprehensive reference database for...

2014-10-20 23:06:27

Social Security Disability and Medicare Advocates Sponsor a Booth to Support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and Promote Education About Suicide Risk Factors and Warning Signs Wakefield, MA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 The Advocator Group, LLC is proud to be sponsoring a booth at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s (AFSP) Out of the Darkness walk on October 25th. The AFSP is a not-for-profit organization that hosts hundreds of community walks throughout the...

2014-10-20 12:30:12

HOUSTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 23, Doctor of Divinity and MSW Pastoral Counselor Debra Meehl, co-founder of the Meehl Foundation, will present "Breaking the Cycle of Suffering with Borderline Personality Disorder and Bipolar Disorder" at Atlanta's Amen Clinic. The workshop will feature an interactive presentation on Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), along with the latest insights on the treatment of bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder and substance...

2014-10-20 08:31:08

Contrave is now available by prescription, and Contrave patients also have access to the Scale Down program and Direct Save to help support their complete approach to weight management DEERFIELD, Ill. and OSAKA, Japan, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited ("Takeda"), its wholly-owned subsidiary Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. and Orexigen(®) Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX) jointly announced today that Contrave(®) (naltrexone HCI and bupropion HCI)...

2014-10-19 23:00:17

Special Needs Network (SNN), California’s leading grassroots advocacy nonprofit for children with autism raises $300,000 for South LA autism clinic. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 19, 2014 Special Needs Network kicked off the Los Angeles Fall gala season with its 9th Annual Evening Under the Stars gala this past Saturday, October 4, 2014, with more than 500 guests. Held at John Calley Park on the Sony Studios Lot in Culver City, CA, the event themed “A Toast to Old Hollywood”...

2014-10-19 12:21:22

The NextCODE Exchange will host the Simons Simplex Collection, so approved users can query one of the major sequence datasets in this field - online, at full resolution, without sending big files CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextCODE Health and the Simons Foundation today announced a partnership under which the Simons Simplex Collection (SSC) will be hosted on the NextCODE Exchange and made accessible in real time to approved researchers around the...

2014-10-18 16:21:09

DALLAS, October 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Autism - Pipeline Review, H2 2014" and "Endometriosis - Pipeline Review, H2 2014" market research reports to its store. The reports provide an overview of the Autism's and Endometriosis's therapeutic pipeline. They cover comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for Autism and Endometriosis, complete with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, mechanism...

2014-10-17 23:08:25

Encouragement, hope abound in new book ‘Mary Lives - A story of Anorexia Nervosa & Bipolar Disorder’ (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 LANDSDALE, Australia – The Renfrew Center Foundation for Eating Disorders cites 24 million Americans and 70 million individuals worldwide as the number of people affected by eating disorders. Author Mary Brooks is one of those people who have suffered from Anorexia Nervosa and Bipolar Disorder; a struggle she unveils within the pages of her memoir,...


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Obesophobia
2013-12-24 13:50:12

Obesophobia or Pocrescophobia, from the Greek phobia, meaning fear or morbid fear and obeso, meaning fat, is a persistent and abnormal fear of gaining weight, especially in cultures that value being thin. This phobia was listed as a rare disease by the Office of Rare Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Certain individuals suffering from this phobia originally start with a desire to lose weight which turns into a compulsive desire to avoid all of the things that could result in...

Ornithophobia
2013-12-24 13:20:48

Ornithophobia is a type of specific phobia involving an irrational fear of birds. The origin of the word ornitho is Greek meaning bird and phobia is Greek meaning fear. The fear of birds is not uncommon and it comes from the menacing and darker image of some birds of prey. Some people might only fear predatory birds, such as vultures, while others can even be afraid of household pets like budgies. People who suffer from this phobia might fear that they will be attacked by a bird or might...

Pharmacophobia
2013-12-24 12:55:45

Pharmacophobia or medication phobia, comes from Greek pharmakon, meaning “drug, medicine” and phobos, meaning “fear”, is the fear of the use of pharmacological treatments. In severe, excessive, and irrational cases, it might be a type of specific phobia. While lack of awareness by patient of adverse drug reactions can have a serious consequence, having a phobia of medications can also have serious detrimental effects on the patient’s health. Medication phobia can also lead to...

Phobophobia
2013-12-24 12:34:07

Phobophobia is a phobia defined as the fear of phobias, or the fear of fear, including intense anxiety and unrealistic and persistent fear of the somatic sensations and the feared phobia ensuing. This phobia can also be defined as the fear of developing a phobia. Phobophobia is related to anxiety disorders and panic attacks directly linked to other types of phobias, such as agoraphobia. When a patient has developed this phobia, their condition might be diagnosed and treated as part of anxiety...

Cynophobia
2013-12-24 10:43:28

Cynophobia, from the Greek kyon meaning dog, and phobos, meaning fear, is the abnormal fear of dogs. This phobia is classified as a specific phobia, under the subtype “animal phobias”. According to Dr. Timothy O. Rentz of the Laboratory for the Study of Anxiety Disorders at the University of Texas, animal phobias are among the most common specific phobias and 36 percent who seek out treatment report being afraid of cats or dogs. Although snakes and spider are among the more common in...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.