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UK Biobank helps scientists reveal the genetics and neurobiology of psychiatric illness New research revealed today at the Royal College of Psychiatrists' International Conference shows how the UK Biobank project is helping to unveil causes of psychiatric illness.
Medical News Today | Jun 28, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study examines health, risks for gay, bisexual adults New national data suggest lesbian, gay and bisexual adults were more likely to report impaired physical and mental health and heavy drinking and smoking, which may be the result of stressors they...
Medical News Today | Jun 28, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Numerous therapies assessed for curbing binge-eating disorder Evidence suggests that talk therapy, second-generation antidepressants, and a CNS stimulant used for ADHD are all safe and effective treatments for adults with binge-eating disorder.
Medical News Today | Jun 27, 2016 9:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How does climate affect violence? Researchers offer new theory Researchers have long struggled to explain why some violent crime rates are higher near the equator than other parts of the world.
Medical News Today | Jun 27, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Not only trauma but also the reversal of trauma is inherited Behaviors caused by traumatic experiences in early life are reversible. Researchers from the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich could demonstrate that environmental enrichment allows...
Medical News Today | Jun 27, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dose of nature is just what the doctor ordered People who visit parks for 30 minutes or more each week are much less likely to have high blood pressure or poor mental health than those who don't, according to new research by Australian and UK...
Medical News Today | Jun 27, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'It's my turn!' Value of turn-taking not understood until the age of 5 Children fail to understand the importance of turn-taking until the age of 5 years, say researchers, likely because it requires complex cognitive skills.
Medical News Today | Jun 26, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rates of nonmedical prescription opioid use and opioid use disorder double in 10 years Almost 10 million U.S. adults report misusing prescription opioids in 2012-2013.
Medical News Today | Jun 23, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Legalizing assisted dying for psychiatric disorders will have serious public health impact in Canada Offering medical assistance in dying to people in Canada on the basis of psychiatric illnesses could put vulnerable people at risk, argues a commentary in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association...
Medical News Today | Jun 22, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Does oral cannabidiol convert to THC, a psychoactive form of cannabinoid, in the stomach? A new study demonstrating the conversion of oral cannabidiol (CBD) to the psychoactive component tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in the presence of gastric fluids could explain why children given CBD to...
Medical News Today | Jun 22, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend