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Physical activity linked to lower risk of depression Engaging in physical activity three times a week may reduce the risk of depression, a new study finds. But depression before midlife could be a barrier to physical activity.
Medical News Today | Oct 16, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Parents' perception of teens' experiences are related to mental health Adolescents whose parents better understand their daily experiences have better psychological adjustment, suggests a study in the October issue of Psychosomatic Medicine: Journal of Biobehavioral...
Medical News Today | Oct 16, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Forced to be bad: When eating that chocolate cake is 'not our fault'? Imagine you're dining out with a friend who insists on sharing some chocolate cake for dessert. Since the decision has already been made for you, you gladly join in without feeling any regret.
Medical News Today | Oct 16, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Risking your life without a second thought People who risk their lives to save strangers may do so without deliberation, according to an analysis of statements from more than 50 recognized civilian heroes, conducted by David Rand from Yale...
Medical News Today | Oct 15, 2014 6:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
First case of 'Google Glass addiction' reported Google's 'wearable computer' has been on the market for less than 2 years. A new study reports the first evidence of addictive behavior associated with the device.
Medical News Today | Oct 15, 2014 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Psychiatrist appointments hard to get, even for insured: Psychiatric Services study Obtaining access to private outpatient psychiatric care in the Boston, Chicago and Houston metropolitan areas is difficult, even for those with private insurance or those willing to pay out of...
Medical News Today | Oct 15, 2014 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Suicide and gender roles: reporting distorts reality Men angry and rejected, women sociable and mentally ill - a current study by the MedUni Vienna demonstrates that these gender stereotypes prevail when Austrian daily newspapers report on suicide.
Medical News Today | Oct 15, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Institutional rearing may increase risk for attention-deficit disorder by altering cortical development Over the past decades, we have seen numerous tragic examples where the failure of institutions to meet the needs of infants for social contact and stimulation has led to the failure of these...
Medical News Today | Oct 15, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Memories of pain during childbirth tied to intensity rather than length of labor Childbirth is physically intense and, for many women, it is the most painful experience they will have.
Medical News Today | Oct 15, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Could a chemical in broccoli, sprouts help treat autism? A new study finds that a chemical found in broccoli and other vegetables - sulforaphane - could help improve some behavioral symptoms in people with autism.
Medical News Today | Oct 14, 2014 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend