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A common genetic variant regulates the mental health benefits of exercise A new study revealed that a common genetic variant in the brain-derived neurotrophic factor gene reduces the neurobiological benefits induced by physical exercise in mice.
Medical News Today | Sep 22, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study quantifies risks of developing mental health problems if brother or sister affected What is the risk of developing a mental disorder if a brother or sister has the condition?
Medical News Today | Sep 21, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Care home dementia study finds failure to reduce antipsychotic prescribing There has been no sustained reduction in the prescription of antipsychotics to UK dementia patients, despite government guidance, according to a report published in the medical journal BMJ Open.
Medical News Today | Sep 21, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Children's willpower linked to smoking habits throughout life Scientists from the University of Stirling have discovered a link between childhood self-control and smoking habits across life.
Medical News Today | Sep 21, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
High status job means you are less likely to respond to treatment for depression An international study has found that having a high status job means that you are less likely to respond to standard treatment with medications for depression.
Medical News Today | Sep 21, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pitt research links sleep habits to adolescent drug and alcohol use A study led by researchers from the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Pitt Department of Psychology has identified a possible link between adolescent...
Medical News Today | Sep 20, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Laughter may boost physical activity, mental health for seniors A program that combines exercise and laughter may motivate older adults to get active, improving their physical and mental health.
Medical News Today | Sep 19, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Men's sex drive could be boosted with light therapy Exposure to bright light for 30 minutes daily may increase men's testosterone levels and boost their sex drive, new research suggests.
Medical News Today | Sep 19, 2016 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study shows internet addiction may indicate other mental health problems problem in college-aged students A new survey of internet users suggests that people who use the internet excessively may have more mental health problems.
Medical News Today | Sep 19, 2016 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Is it art? If so, we will see it differently, say researchers We see things differently if we think they are art, say neurologists. Find out more about how the brain looks at art, compared with real-life images.
Medical News Today | Sep 19, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend