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Deep DNA Sequencing Study Almost Quadruples Number Of Genes Linked To Autism

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online By using deep DNA sequencing, an international team of researchers led by the Autism Sequencing Consortium (ASC) has increased the number of genes identified with autism spectrum disorder...

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2014-10-30 23:14:11

As the holidays approach, families should be on the look out Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Addiction is affecting more and more people over the age of 50 according to data from Destination Hope: The Women's Program, an alcohol and drug rehab for women. An internal review of admissions of the center produced evidence that the national trend of seniors seeking rehab from substance abuse is growing in South Florida. “When people imagine what an addict looks like,...

2014-10-30 23:11:55

The state grant will be used to provide behavioral therapy to children with autism who live in Corpus Christi and the surrounding areas. Corpus Christi, TX (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), Inc. today announced the receipt of a $448,000 Autism Program grant from the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS). The grant will allow CARD to provide home-based, center-based, and school services for up to 24 months to underserved...

2014-10-30 23:10:01

November is National Alzheimer’s Dementia Awareness Month. New book, authored by Dr. Grewal, a physician at Ace Medical Group, uses confusion, misdirection to keep readers alert, all while informing about sharper mental health Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 The human brain is often overlooked as a muscle, and should be more vigorously exercised to help maintain better mental health, according to Dr. Sandeep Grewal. He recently authored the book ‘Dementia Express:...

2014-10-30 23:02:57

Researchers with the UC Davis MIND Institute will develop and evaluate tests designed to measure and track changes in the cognitive functioning of people who typically are difficult to assess accurately: those with an intellectual disability, formerly termed mental retardation. The research will be funded through a new, five-year, $3.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). SACRAMENTO, Calif. (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Tests will track improved thinking and...

2014-10-30 23:01:21

Harbor Village Florida comments on Ohio State researcher explaining your brain on drugs USA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 As reported by the The Columbus Dispatch in the article Ohio State Psychiatrist Says Drug Addicts Are No Longer the People You Love (10/27), a recent study has shown that drug addiction may be powerful enough to trump anything else—even survival. The experiment, conducted at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, focused on rats who served as “addicts.”...

2014-10-30 20:23:18

New "Welcome Back Veterans Dual Diagnosis Program" at NYU Langone Medical Center's Steven & Alexandra Cohen Military Family Clinic NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The neurological and mental health needs of returning veterans are vast, with many experiencing multiple emotional effects resulting from traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress, including depression, anxiety, alcohol abuse and drug addiction -- or any combination of them. Nearly one-third of...

2014-10-30 16:28:09

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Embarking on an incredible 2015 and wanting to continue with new innovative methodologies to support long-lasting benefits and success for their "clients," Dream Recovery International (DRI) addiction and dual diagnosis treatment facility provides a first glimpse at their 2015 innovations, organizational updates and expansion plans. "We are very excited about our plans for 2015," said Founder and CEO Scott Frankel. "We continue to...

2014-10-30 12:30:01

Surveyed U.S. Psychiatrists are Receptive to Novel Treatments for CIAS, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that Bristol-Myers Squibb/Otsuka's Abilify is the branded agent with the highest patient share in schizophrenia, according to U.S. psychiatrists surveyed. Abilify is also one of the most preferred branded antipsychotics relative to other branded antipsychotics, according to surveyed managed...

2014-10-30 12:29:59

MONTREAL, Oct. 30, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Shire Canada Inc. is pleased to announce the winners of the second edition of the Shire Canada ADHD Scholarship Program. The five deserving recipients were nominated following the review and evaluation of scholarship applications by an independent panel of judges comprised of six Canadian ADHD experts. The 2014 winners of the Shire Canada ADHD Scholarship Program are: -- Shelby Running Rabbit (Alberta); -- Jenna Vandal (Manitoba); --...

2014-10-30 08:37:03

GeneSight® Psychotropic Test Doubles the Likelihood of Remission and Response for Patients with Depression; Lowers Healthcare Costs MASON, Ohio, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The promise of genetic testing to guide more effective treatment for millions of older and disabled Americans suffering from depression has shifted from a futuristic vision to a practical reality. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130910/CL75944LOGO Assurex Health today announced that Medicare has...


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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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