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Codeine-related deaths in Australia double between 2000 and 2009 The rate of codeine-related deaths in Australia more than doubled between 2000 and 2009, driven primarily by an increase in accidental overdoses, according to research published in the Medical...
Medical News Today | Oct 5, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Are you addicted to shopping? Evidence supporting the classification of excessive shopping as an addiction has been established, and a new seven-point assessment tool created.
Medical News Today | Oct 3, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Smartphone distraction can ruin a relationship People who cannot stop checking their smartphones may be contributing to depression in their romantic partners, says research into 'phubbing.'
Medical News Today | Oct 2, 2015 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Online affairs can be addictive, new OU study finds A new study by psychology academics at The Open University is the first in the UK to explore the impact of internet infidelity among those with real experience of it and sees how it is directly...
Medical News Today | Oct 2, 2015 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Perceptions of beauty are 50% individual How people perceive beauty is partly due to genetic factors, partly due to shared experience, but largely dependent on specific individual interactions, a new study finds.
Medical News Today | Oct 2, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Brain chemical may help treat 'tics' in people with Tourette syndrome Researchers say that mimicking the activity of a chemical called GABA in the brain may be a promising treatment strategy for 'tics' among people with Tourette syndrome.
Medical News Today | Oct 2, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Benefits of psychotherapy for depression 'overstated' The efficacy of psychotherapy against depression has been overstated by previous research due to publication bias, according to a new review.
Medical News Today | Oct 1, 2015 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Screening for mental health issues in a pediatric ED In a study to be published on Oct. 1 by the journal Pediatric Emergency Care, investigators at Children's Hospital Los Angeles piloted a brief mental health screening tool to be used with patients...
Medical News Today | Oct 1, 2015 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Menopausal women experiencing distressing pain during sex Results from qualitative research of postmenopausal women with vulvar and vaginal atrophy (VVA) show that they recognize the significant physical, emotional and psychological consequences of...
Medical News Today | Oct 1, 2015 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Scientists identify key receptor as potential target for treatment of autism Grant of $2.4 million will support further researchScientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have uncovered a significant--and potentially...
Medical News Today | Oct 1, 2015 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend