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Changes in the brain's structure that could be the result of depression have been identified in a major scanning study. [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Science Daily- Depression
Does experiencing a new culture sound enticing? The adventure of a lifetime awaits, but working abroad is not for everyone. Find out if it is for you. [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Medical News Today- Mental Health
A gene variant, thought to be carried by nearly 25 percent of the population, increases the odds of developing depression, finds a new study. People with apolipoprotein-E4, called ApoE4 for short, have a 20 percent greater chance of developing clinically significant depressive symptoms later in life compared to those who [...]
Thu, Jul 20, 2017
Source: Science Daily- Depression
Genetic mutations in BRCA1 and BRCA2 increase the risk of breast and ovarian cancer in Ashkenazi Jewish women. A new article pexamines the likelihood of carrying another cancer-predisposing mutation in BRCA1, BRCA2 or another breast cancer gene among women of Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry with breast cancer who do not carry [...]
Thu, Jul 20, 2017
Source: Science Daily: Women’s Health
Instead of having more children, a grandmother may pass on her genes more successfully by using her cognitive abilities to directly or indirectly aid her existing children and grandchildren. Such an advantage could have driven the evolution of menopause in humans. [...]
Thu, Jul 20, 2017
Source: Science Daily: Women’s Health
New research provides insight into how changes that occur with age may predispose breast tissue cells to becoming cancerous. Specifically, the study demonstrates that regions in the genome where DNA methylation changes occur with age are particularly sensitive to disruption in cancer. This new data provides insight into how certain [...]
Thu, Jul 20, 2017
Source: Science Daily: Women’s Health
A new study examines the role of racial identity and acculturation on the birth weight of black infants. [...]
Thu, Jul 20, 2017
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
Factors such as low bone density and previous fractures are commonly used to predict an individual's risk of experiencing a fracture over the next 10 years. [...]
Thu, Jul 20, 2017
Source: Science Daily: Women’s Health
A new article addresses ongoing conversations about bridging the gap between practice and research within the field of family therapy. [...]
Thu, Jul 20, 2017
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
A new article addresses ongoing conversations about bridging the gap between practice and research within the field of family therapy. [...]
Thu, Jul 20, 2017
Source: Science Daily- Depression