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Most psychiatric disorders -- including depression -- do not predict future violent behavior, reports a new longitudinal study of delinquent youth. The only exception is substance abuse and dependence. [...]
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
Source: Science Daily- Depression
Fragile X syndrome, an inherited cause of autism and intellectual disability, can have consequences even for carriers of the disorder who don't have full-blown symptoms. [...]
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
Source: Science Daily- Depression
The recent Great Recession was accompanied by a significant and sustained increase in major depression in US adults, according to a new study. [...]
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
Source: Science Daily- Depression
A study of aggression in mice finds that high levels of glutamate are produced in the brain during aggressive behavior, which also results in heightened levels of serotonin. [...]
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
Source: Medical News Today- Mental Health
Sleep-related deaths are the most common cause of death for infants 1-12 months of age. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that infants sleep on their back on a firm mattress, without loose bedding. However, many parents use sitting or carrying devices, such as car seats, swings, or bouncers, as [...]
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
Removal of the ovaries, a procedure known as an oophorectomy, was associated with a 62 percent reduction in breast cancer death in women diagnosed with breast cancer and carrying a BRCA1 gene mutation, according to a new article. [...]
Thu, Apr 23, 2015
Source: Science Daily: Women’s Health
Major depression comes with an unexpected metabolic signature, according to new evidence.The findings in humans and mice offer new insight into the nature of depression. They may also yield new ways to measure and monitor mental health at the molecular level. [...]
Thu, Apr 23, 2015
Source: Science Daily- Depression
A survey of Californians finds that the majority believe people with mental health challenges are discriminated against in social relationships, work, school and health care. [...]
Thu, Apr 23, 2015
Source: Medical News Today- Mental Health
More than 30% of deaths among men and 50% of deaths women who have been released from prison are due to alcohol and drug abuse, according to a new study. [...]
Thu, Apr 23, 2015
Source: Medical News Today- Mental Health
The breast cancer screening guidelines proposed yesterday by the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) would result in thousands of additional and unnecessary breast cancer deaths each year, according to radiologists at Loyola University Health System (LUHS). [...]
Wed, Apr 22, 2015
Source: Science Daily: Women’s Health

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