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PTSD risk can be predicted by hormone levels prior to deployment, study says Up to 20 percent of U.S. veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan developed symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder from trauma experienced during wartime, but new neuroscience research from...
Medical News Today | Mar 9, 2017 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Brain architecture alters to compensate for depression A study led by Ravi Bansal, PhD, and Bradley S. Peterson, MD, of The Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles, has found structural differences in the cerebral cortex of patients...
Medical News Today | Mar 9, 2017 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
After heart attack, people with depression twice as likely to die A new long-term study finds that people who had a heart attack or angina may be twice as likely to die if they also have depression.
Medical News Today | Mar 9, 2017 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Five of the best meditation apps: Which one is right for you? More people are turning to meditation apps to help them relieve stress and anxiety. But with hundreds of apps out there, which one should you choose?
Medical News Today | Mar 8, 2017 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A healthy sex life may boost job satisfaction Maintaining a healthy sex life could be key to a more satisfying work life, new research finds, though bringing work demands home may do the opposite.
Medical News Today | Mar 7, 2017 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Patients with OCD have difficulty learning when a stimulus is safe People who suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) are poorer at learning about the safety of a stimulus than healthy volunteers, which may contribute to their struggles to overcome...
Medical News Today | Mar 7, 2017 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Social media users more likely to feel isolated, study finds The time spent online and the frequency of social media use have been shown to drastically increase the risk of feeling socially isolated.
Medical News Today | Mar 6, 2017 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Even after treatment, brains of anorexia nervosa patients not fully recovered Even after weeks of treatment and considerable weight gain, the brains of adolescent patients with anorexia nervosa remain altered, putting them at risk for possible relapse, according to...
Medical News Today | Mar 3, 2017 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Aggression disorder linked to greater risk of substance abuse People with intermittent explosive disorder (IED) - a condition marked by frequent physical or verbal outbursts - are at five times greater risk for abusing substances such as alcohol, tobacco and...
Medical News Today | Mar 2, 2017 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Changes in RNA splicing: A new mechanism for genetic risk in schizophrenia New research has identified sections of DNA associated with altered regulation of gene expression underlying schizophrenia.
Medical News Today | Mar 1, 2017 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend