Follow Us On:

News



Latest Top (20) News


Posting About Your Kids Online? Here’s What to Consider
Most parents post pictures and videos of their kids on social media. In fact, one survey found that 92 percent of kids already had an online presence by the time […]

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 16:43:17 +0000


Customized Alzheimer’s Prevention Plan Targets Risk Factors
Customized Alzheimer's Prevention Plan Targets Risk Factors
With disease-modifying treatment trials for Alzheimer’s disease unsuccessful and only medications to treat symptoms available, what is next in the fight against the growing threat of AD? James E. Galvin, […]

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 12:45:08 +0000


Evening Dose of Long-Acting ADHD Med Closer to Release
Evening Dose of Long-Acting ADHD Med Closer to Release
Although long-acting psychostimulants, including methylphenidate (MPH), provide helpful pharmacotherapy for youth with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), the medications often have a two-hour time delay before they become effective. The practice […]

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 12:00:29 +0000


Child Abuse May Alter Neurons in Brain
Child Abuse May Alter Neurons in Brain
Adults who were victims of child abuse tend to have thinner layers of myelin coating in the brain, according to a new study by McGill University in Canada. Myelin is […]

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 11:15:54 +0000


Personal Growth Often Requires Supportive Environment
Personal Growth Often Requires Supportive Environment
New research suggests highly motivated people who possess a strong desire for personal growth need supportive relationships in order to accomplish their goals. The “I-through-We” perspective views the social tendency […]

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 10:30:14 +0000


Jaw Dysfunction May Intensify Migraines
Jaw Dysfunction May Intensify Migraines
A new study reveals an association between migraine attacks and temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ). TMJ is a stress-related condition and is characterized by joint pain, reduced jaw movement, clicking or […]

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 12:45:10 +0000


UK Study: Nearly 1 in 4 Girls Depressed at Age 14
UK Study: Nearly 1 in 4 Girls Depressed at Age 14
A large study on more than 10,000 children born in 2000-01 reveals a significant rate of depression among teen girls and boys. Researchers from the University of Liverpool and University College London analyzed […]

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 12:00:39 +0000


High Manganese Levels Tied to Low IQ Scores in Children
High Manganese Levels Tied to Low IQ Scores in Children
A new study, published in the journal NeuroToxicology, shows that children who test higher for levels of manganese (Mn) in their hair tend to have significantly lower IQ scores. Manganese, […]

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 11:15:12 +0000


New Genetic Test Can Assess Alzheimer’s Risk
New Genetic Test Can Assess Alzheimer’s Risk
Predicting a person’s risk for Alzheimer’s disease is not an easy task as a multitude of genetic factors may play a role. Accordingly, a team of California researchers developed a […]

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 10:30:30 +0000


Stricter Alcohol Policies Tied to Fewer Alcohol-Related Homicides
Stricter Alcohol Policies Tied to Fewer Alcohol-Related Homicides
Stricter alcohol policies, including taxes and sales restrictions, help lower the odds of alcohol-related homicides, according to new research at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston University (BU). The new […]

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 13:45:28 +0000


Even Babies Can Learn Hard Work Pays Off
New Study Shows Babies Can Learn That Hard Work Pays Off
A new study has discovered that babies try harder after seeing adults struggle to achieve a goal. The study shows that babies as young as 15 months who watched an […]

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 13:15:54 +0000


How to Deal with Nuisances that Cause You Stress
You sit down to dinner and the phone rings. It’s not anyone you want to speak with, just some robocaller trying to snag the unwary. Besides being an incredible nuisance, […]

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 13:00:55 +0000


Preemies at Greater Risk of Medical Sleep Problems
Preterm Babies at Greater Risk of Medical Sleep Problems
Healthy toddlers who were born prematurely are at greater risk of medical sleep problems than healthy full-term toddlers, but they tend to have an easier time falling asleep independently, according […]

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 12:15:49 +0000


Study Finds No Evidence of Personality Change Before Dementia Onset
Study Finds No Evidence of Personality Change Before Dementia Onset
A new comprehensive study from Florida State University (FSU) finds no evidence to support the idea that personality changes begin before the clinical onset of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or […]

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 11:30:35 +0000


New Fingerprint Test Can Detect Cocaine Use in Minutes
New Fingerprint Test Can Detect Cocaine Use in Minutes
Scientists have developed a fast-acting, highly sensitive fingerprint test to determine whether a person has recently used cocaine. The new tool comes as a result of the first large scale […]

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 13:45:18 +0000


New Therapy Technique Offers Hope to Those with Fibromyalgia
New Therapy Technique Offers Hope to Those with Fibromyalgia
Psychotherapy that encourages addressing emotional experiences related to trauma, conflict, and relationship problems has been found helpful for people with the chronic pain condition fibromyalgia. In the randomized clinical trial […]

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 13:00:48 +0000


Are You Happy You Voted — Or Didn’t?
Are You Happy You Voted — Or Didn't?
New research shows that, in general, people who vote are “very happy” with their choices and those who did not vote doubt they did the right thing. In a study […]

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 11:45:57 +0000


Coping with the Emotional Impact of Orthopedic Surgery
Snap, snap, crackle, pop. That was the sound of my life changing in an instant during a summer stroll. I fell on slightly uneven pavement and broke three bones in […]

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:00:48 +0000


Marrying a Narcissist Saved My Life
I want to preface this writing by establishing that we are no longer married. We had a stormy romance, a fairytale wedding and what I thought was our happily ever […]

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 13:00:53 +0000


Self-Stigma and Mental Health
I’ve been asked twice to talk about my personal experience dealing with depression, anxiety and the use of genetic testing for mental health treatment. I became aware of this new […]

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 13:00:58 +0000