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Researchers identify more than 80 new genes linked to schizophrenia An international team of researchers has identified 108 genes - 83 of which were previously undiscovered - associated with schizophrenia, potentially shedding light on its causes.
Medical News Today | Jul 22, 2014 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Children as young as three recognise 'cuteness' in faces of people and animals Children as young as three are able to recognise the same 'cute' infantile facial features in humans and animals which encourage caregiving behaviour in adults, new research has shown.
Medical News Today | Jul 22, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sleep problems that persist after a divorce can be harmful to your health Those who experience persistent sleep problems after a divorce stand to suffer from more than just dark circles.
Medical News Today | Jul 22, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How exercise and relaxation activities like yoga can positively impact people with social anxiety disorders Adam Heenan, a Ph.D. candidate in the Clinical Psychology, has found that exercise and relaxation activities literally change the way people perceive the world, altering their perception so that they...
Medical News Today | Jul 22, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Autism risk is 'mostly genetic,' according to statistical analysis The largest ever study into the heritability of autism finds that nearly 60% of autism risk is genetic. Also, these genes are mostly common among the general population.
Medical News Today | Jul 21, 2014 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Women's professional self-identity impacts on childcare balance, but not men's Research shows that a mother's self-identity impacts on the amount of time her partner spends on childcare - with strong professional identity in women creating a more equal childcare balance in a...
Medical News Today | Jul 21, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Adolescent alcohol abuse associated with adverse outcomes in early adulthood Prior research has shown strong associations between adolescent alcohol abuse and adverse outcomes in early adulthood.
Medical News Today | Jul 21, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Taking a new look at cognition and aging From a cognitive perspective, aging is typically associated with decline. As we age, it may get harder to remember names and dates, and it may take us longer to come up with the right answer to a...
Medical News Today | Jul 21, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
When it comes to food, obese women's learning is impaired Obese women were better able to identify cues that predict monetary rewards than those that predict food rewards, according to a study by Yale School of Medicine researchers and their colleagues in...
Medical News Today | Jul 21, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
PTSD, poor sleep quality and physical activity A new study shows that worse sleep quality predicts lower physical activity in people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Medical News Today | Jul 21, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend