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Deleting enzyme favorably impacts behaviors associated with Fragile X syndrome Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is a genetic disorder that causes obsessive-compulsive and repetitive behaviors, and other behaviors on the autistic spectrum, as well as cognitive deficits.
Medical News Today | Jul 26, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Childhood reading skills linked to 'higher intelligence' in young adults Testing reading ability and IQ in twins from the age of 7 to 16, researchers find that strong reading skills as a child correlates to higher 'general intelligence' in later life.
Medical News Today | Jul 26, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Are the motivations of a 5km runner defined by individual ability? 5.2 million US citizens participated in 5km races in 2011 and 12,500 5km events were held in the US during the same time period.
Medical News Today | Jul 25, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Exercising helps depressed smokers quit People diagnosed with depression need to step out for a cigarette twice as often as smokers who are not dealing with a mood disorder.
Medical News Today | Jul 25, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Violence interventional advocacy program targets the physical, mental, emotional and social needs of violently injured youths Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston Medical Center (BMC) have found that participants who received care through BMC's Violence Intervention Advocacy Program...
Medical News Today | Jul 25, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Children as young as 3 can reflect on what they don't know Contrary to previous assumptions, researchers find that preschoolers are able to gauge the strength of their memories and make decisions based on their self-assessments.
Medical News Today | Jul 25, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A new cause of mental disease? Astrocytes, the cells that make the background of the brain and support neurons, might be behind mental disorders such as depression and schizophrenia, according to new research by a Portuguese...
Medical News Today | Jul 24, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Suicide is not a selfish act' say survivors who have attempted to take their own life - new research A study of Australians who have attempted suicide has found many made the attempt feeling they were 'a burden' and believed their family and friends would be 'better off' without them.
Medical News Today | Jul 24, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Low field magnetic stimulation may be an effective treatment for depression Brain stimulation treatments, like electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), are often effective for the treatment of depression.
Medical News Today | Jul 24, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Explaining the molecular basis of age-related memory loss From telephone numbers to foreign vocabulary, our brains hold a seemingly endless supply of information. However, as we are getting older, our ability to learn and remember new things declines.
Medical News Today | Jul 24, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend