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Children with ADHD 'learn better when fidgeting' A new study suggests that children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder perform better at tasks that challenge their working memory if they are moving more.
Medical News Today | Apr 20, 2015 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Recommendation for greater pharmacist role in mental health welcomed, Australia A recommendation made in the Report of the National Review of Mental Health that incentives be introduced to include pharmacists as key members of the mental healthcare team have been welcomed by...
Medical News Today | Apr 20, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Emotional problems in schoolgirls rose dramatically over past 5 years Emotional problems in girls aged 11-13 in England increased by 55% between 2009 and 2014, finds new research from UCL and the Anna Freud Centre.
Medical News Today | Apr 20, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Watch where you're going - Study reveals how people avoid bumping into each other while doing certain tasks A new study has a rare look into the delicate dynamics of social movement, and shows how people avoid bumping into each other while doing complementary, coordinated tasks such as dancing.
Medical News Today | Apr 20, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Facebook users' wishful thinking: Cyberbullying, depression won't happen to me Facebook users with so-called optimistic bias think they're less likely than other users to experience cyberbullying, depression and other negative social and psychological effects from using the...
Medical News Today | Apr 20, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New review recognizes the importance of counselling in those affected by infertility The psychological impact and private agony of infertility must be carefully considered by healthcare professionals, suggests a new review, published Friday 10 April in The Obstetrician ...
Medical News Today | Apr 20, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
High rate of healthcare visits before suicide attempts Most people who attempt suicide make some type of healthcare visit in the weeks or months before the attempt, reports a study in the May issue of Medical Care, published by Wolters Kluwer.
Medical News Today | Apr 19, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Children with intellectual disabilities can make competent witnesses Children with intellectual disabilities--significantly low cognitive functioning coupled with significant deficits in adaptive or everyday functioning--make up 2 to 3 percent of the population, and...
Medical News Today | Apr 19, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Incidence of gun-related hospitalizations 'correlates with stock market performance' Firearm-related hospitalization incidence in the US 'has closely tracked the national stock market performance,' according to a new study in The American Journal of Medicine.
Medical News Today | Apr 19, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Video games can power up from merely fun to meaningful experiences It may be game over for critics who claim that video games are nothing more than a fun diversion.
Medical News Today | Apr 18, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend