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ADHD medication: is it a good idea? The drug methylphenidate, given to children with ADHD, has some benefits but also some disadvantages. Researchers cite a lack of concrete evidence about its effectiveness.
Medical News Today | Nov 25, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mental health risk for new dads Researchers have found anxiety around the arrival of a new baby is just as common as postnatal depression, and the risks for men are nearly as high as for women.
Medical News Today | Nov 24, 2015 6:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Anti-fat attitudes shaped early in life New findings from New Zealand's University of Otago suggest older toddlers--those aged around 32 months old--are picking up on the anti-fat attitudes of their mothers.
Medical News Today | Nov 24, 2015 5:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Teaching problem-solving, leadership to young African-American girls lowers relational aggression A new study from the Violence Prevention Initiative at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) suggests that educators, particularly in urban schools, should teach elementary school-aged girls...
Medical News Today | Nov 24, 2015 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Online porn may feed sex addicts' desire for new sexual images People who show compulsive sexual behaviour, commonly referred to as sex addiction, are driven to search more for new sexual images than their peers, according to new research led by the University...
Medical News Today | Nov 24, 2015 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Loneliness alters the immune system to cause illness, study finds Researchers shed light on how loneliness can cause illness; it disrupts stress signaling, which ultimately leads to increased inflammatory response and reduced antiviral response.
Medical News Today | Nov 24, 2015 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Brains Behind the Wheel - could virtual reality teach us to avoid real life accidents Using their state-of-the-art simulation facility in the School of Psychology scientists at The University of Nottingham are exploring the use of car driving simulators as tools for training and...
Medical News Today | Nov 24, 2015 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Advance Decisions and the role of psychologists Psychologists have a key role to play in raising awareness of Advance Decisions and helping people write them.
Medical News Today | Nov 24, 2015 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Loneliness triggers cellular changes that can cause illness, study shows Loneliness is more than a feeling: For older adults, perceived social isolation is a major health risk that can increase the risk of premature death by 14 percent.
Medical News Today | Nov 24, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Researchers pinpoint brain's happiness region Researchers found that people who were happier had larger gray matter volume in a brain region called the precuneus, which they say can be targeted with meditation.
Medical News Today | Nov 23, 2015 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend