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Poverty and high neighborhood murder rates increase depression in older adults Older adults who live in poor and violent urban neighborhoods are at greater risk for depression, a study by researchers from UC Davis, the University of Minnesota and other institutions published...
Medical News Today | Feb 13, 2017 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How does our brain process fear? Study investigates Using scenes from horror movies, a new study examines the neural pathways responsible for processing fear and anxiety in the human brain.
Medical News Today | Feb 12, 2017 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Facebook use may alter perception of time, study finds New research suggests that using the Internet and Facebook may impair our perception of time, with the latter having the strongest impact.
Medical News Today | Feb 12, 2017 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
PTSD symptoms may be prevented with ketamine Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers have found that a single dose of ketamine, given one week before a stressful event, can buffer against a heightened fear response.
Medical News Today | Feb 10, 2017 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study provides clues to the sex difference in dyslexia For reasons that are unclear, males are diagnosed with dyslexia more often than females.
Medical News Today | Feb 10, 2017 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sex, drugs, and rock & roll chemistry in the brain The same brain-chemical system that mediates feelings of pleasure from sex, recreational drugs, and food is also critical to experiencing musical pleasure, according to a study by McGill University...
Medical News Today | Feb 10, 2017 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Scientists find chemical pathway responsible for schizophrenia symptoms A new mouse study shows that adjusting the levels of kynurenic acid in the brain may significantly impact the symptoms of schizophrenia.
Medical News Today | Feb 9, 2017 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
More screen time for kids isn't all that bad Chances are that your children will turn out OK even though they spend hours playing video games or watching TV.
Medical News Today | Feb 9, 2017 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Autism more common in people whose brains are anatomically more male-like Autism is more common in males. Now, a new study finds it also linked to having a brain with certain anatomical features that are more common in males.
Medical News Today | Feb 8, 2017 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Harsh parenting may do more harm than good for children's education Researchers find that children exposed to harsh parenting are more likely to engage in risky behavior during adolescence, which can harm their education.
Medical News Today | Feb 8, 2017 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend