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Clinical study shows how EarlySense system effectively detects opioid-induced respiratory depression
NEWS MEDICAL EarlySense, the market leader in contact-free continuous monitoring solutions across the care continuum, today announced that its system has been found to detect and alert for... 1 hour
Analyzing resident-to-resident incidents in dementia may hold the key to reducing future fatalities
NEWS MEDICAL Analyzing the incidents between residents in dementia in long-term care homes may hold the key to reducing future fatalities among this vulnerable... 3 hours
Deaths from resident-to-resident incidents in dementia offers insights to inform policy
SCIENCE DAILY Analyzing the incidents between residents in dementia in long-term care homes may hold the key to reducing future fatalities among this vulnerable population, according to a... 15 hours
Distinct origin of ADHD identified In children with history of traumatic brain injury
NEWS MEDICAL According to a study in Biological Psychiatry, physical brain injury in children contributes to the development of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), distinct from... 18 hours
Black boys more fearful in whiter neighborhoods, study finds
ABC NEWS Research shows young black men experience more anxiety in whiter neighborhoods. 1 day
Study compares genetic and neural contributions to ADHD in children with or without TBI
NEWS MEDICAL According to a study in Biological Psychiatry, physical brain injury in children contributes to the development of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD),... 1 day
Switching anti-psychotic drugs in first-episode schizophrenia patients does not improve clinical outcomes
NEWS MEDICAL Switching anti-psychotic medications does not improve clinical outcomes in patients with first-episode schizophrenia who haven't responded to treatment, Mount Sinai researchers have shown for... 1 day
Medical testing: Drop the C-word to reduce anxiety and overtreatment
SCIENCE DAILY Medical researchers are calling for the word 'cancer' to be dropped from some doctor-patient conversations in a bid to reduce patient anxiety and harm from over treatment. The... 2 days
Tdap vaccination for pregnant women does not increase risk of autism
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Potential biomarker for autism in infancy
SCIENCE DAILY A study of young children with autism spectrum disorder reveals altered brain waves compared to typically developing children during a motor control task. The non-invasive neuroimaging technique used in this study could be employed to detect... 2 days
Medical News Today: Herpesvirus may lead to bipolar, depression
MNT New research finds the herpesvirus HHV-6 in the brain cells of people who lived with severe depression, bipolar disorder, or both. 2 days
Herpesvirus may lead to bipolar, depression
MNT New research finds the herpesvirus HHV-6 in the brain cells of people who lived with severe depression, bipolar disorder, or both. 2 days
Prenatal Tdap vaccination not linked with increased risk of autism in children, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL A Kaiser Permanente study of more than 80,000 children born over a 4-year period showed that the prenatal Tdap vaccination... 2 days
New Study Sheds Light On Depression In Teens And Parents
NPR There is a new study on the effect treating teens for depression has on their parents. It suggests just treating teens has benefits for parents. 3 days
These Psychedelic Drugs Show Promise for Treating Mental Health Disorders
LIVE SCIENCE In recent years, a number of small studies have explored the potential for psychedelic drugs to treat certain mental health conditions. 4 days
Reduced levels of chaperone protein may have implications for development of Parkinson’s disease
NEWS MEDICAL Reduced levels of a chaperone protein might have implications for the development and progression of neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's disease and... 4 days
Psychedelics may one day be used to treat mental health disorders
NEWS MEDICAL Many people think of psychedelics as relics from the hippie generation or something taken by ravers and music festival-goers, but they may one day be used... 4 days
Reduced levels of chaperone protein may have implications in Parkinson’s disease
NEWS MEDICAL Reduced levels of a chaperone protein might have implications for the development and progression of neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's disease and Lewy body dementia, according... 4 days
Why we're susceptible to fake news, how to defend against it
SCIENCE DAILY Thought processes and belief systems that people develop early in life to help protect against the anxiety and stress of an uncertain world may help explain... 5 days
Study: 11% of IBS-D patients suffer from suicidal thinking when their condition is bad
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Medical News Today: Psychedelic drugs 'may improve depression, anxiety, and PTSD'
MNT Psychedelic drugs have a bad reputation, but could they be used to enhance psychotherapy? Some researchers argue they may help with anxiety and depression. 5 days
Psychedelic drugs 'may improve depression, anxiety, and PTSD'
MNT Psychedelic drugs have a bad reputation, but could they be used to enhance psychotherapy? Some researchers argue they may help with anxiety and depression. 5 days
Study of proteins' interaction in brain cells may help develop new therapies for epilepsy
NEWS MEDICAL New therapies could be on the horizon for people living with epilepsy or anxiety, thanks to a breakthrough discovery by... 5 days
New insight could help develop novel and more effective antidepressant drugs
NEWS MEDICAL A new area in depression research suggests dysfunction in mitochondria -- the main source of energy for cells -- could lead to major depression. 5 days
Scientists are one step closer to understanding autistic disorders
NEWS MEDICAL Autism spectrum disorders are a heterogeneous group of neurodevelopmental disorders, one of the main characteristics of which is impaired social communication. 5 days
Expectation to check work email after hours is hurting our health and relationships
ABC NEWS Being expected to check work email during non-work hours is making employees, as well as their significant others, experience higher levels of... 5 days
Older kidney disease patients on dialysis have higher dementia risk
NEWS MEDICAL Older kidney disease patients who are sick enough to require the blood-filtering treatment known as dialysis are at high risk of dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, according to a... 5 days
Estrogen may protect against heart failure-related depression
NEWS MEDICAL Estrogen may protect against heart failure-related depression by preventing the production of inflammation-causing chemicals in the brain. The study is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology-; Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 5 days
Brain proteins, patterns reveal clues to understanding epilepsy
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have identified which brain proteins might be most influential in controlling neural activity associated with epilepsy and anxiety, paving the way for better prevention and treatments someday. 5 days
High rates of dementia in older adults after starting dialysis
SCIENCE DAILY Older adults who initiate dialysis for kidney failure face a higher likelihood of being diagnosed with dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Certain risk factors were linked this higher risk.... 5 days
Can psychedelic drugs heal?
SCIENCE DAILY Many people think of psychedelics as relics from the hippie generation or something taken by ravers and music festival-goers, but they may one day be used to treat disorders ranging from social anxiety to depression, according to new research. 6 days
Study: Brain proteins, patterns reveal clues to understanding epilepsy
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have identified which brain proteins might be most influential in controlling neural activity associated with epilepsy and anxiety, paving the way for better prevention and treatments someday. 6 days
Estrogen may protect against depression after heart attack
SCIENCE DAILY Estrogen may protect against heart failure-related depression by preventing the production of inflammation-causing chemicals in the brain. 6 days
New theory may explain cause of depression and improve treatments
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers suggest dysfunction in mitochondria -- the main source of energy for cells -- may be the root cause of depression. The finding brings new insight to long-held... 6 days
Viruses can trigger psychiatric disorders, research suggests
SCIENCE DAILY Can viruses trigger psychiatric disorders? A new study suggests yes. Accordingly, special disorders are associated with a high rate of infection of a specific herpesvirus. 6 days
Targeting a brain mechanism could treat aggression
SCIENCE DAILY Neuroscientists have identified a brain mechanism that is linked to aggression and violent behavior, potentially forming the basis for treating aggression in several psychiatric disorders. 6 days
Evolutionary changes in the human brain may have led to bipolar disorder and schizophrenia
SCIENCE DAILY The same aspects of relatively recent evolutionary changes that make us prone to bad backs and impacted third molars may... 6 days
Synapses of the reward system at stake in autistic disorders
SCIENCE DAILY Autism spectrum disorders are a group of neurodevelopmental disorders, one of the main characteristics of which is impaired social communication. But what happens in patients' brains that disrupts... 6 days
Antidepressants are changing animal behaviour – we're using technology to find out how
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Antidepressants don't just affect human libidos. New research shows that female starlings fed food spiked with the antidepressant fluxoxetine (Prozac), were less... 6 days
Scientists identify key neurobiological mechanisms that control aggression
NEWS MEDICAL A number of psychiatric disorders present with aggression and violence, which, needless to say, are destructive to both individuals and societies worldwide: death, disease, disability, and numerous socioeconomic problems can often be... 6 days
Learning to live well with dementia
NEWS MEDICAL Imagine your doctor telling you have Alzheimer's disease or some other type of dementia. Then, imagine being told, "I'm sorry, there's nothing we can do. You might want to start getting your affairs in order." 6 days
New findings pave way for novel, improved drugs to treat psychiatric disorders
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at Columbia University Irving Medical Center have found new evidence of how certain transport proteins are working at the molecular level, paving the... 6 days
Parental factors associated with development of ADHD in children
NEWS MEDICAL A new study has identified adults' smoking and depression as family environmental factors associated with the development of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in children. 6 days
Specific brain circuit tied to sociability in mice
SCIENCE DAILY Social behavior in mouse models of autism spectrum disorder normalized when investigators triggered the release of a specific signaling substance, serotonin, in a single part of the animals' brains, according to a... 7 days
New discovery sheds light on proteins critical in mood and behavior disorders
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have found new evidence of how certain transport proteins are working at the molecular level, paving the way for new, improved drugs to... 7 days
Benzodiazepine and related drug prescriptions have increased among young people in Sweden
SCIENCE DAILY The prevalence rate of prescriptions for benzodiazepines and benzodiazepine-related drugs (BZD) -- medications used to treat anxiety, insomnia, epilepsy and other neuropsychiatric conditions --... 1 week
Potential indicator for the early detection of dementia, Parkinson's
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have discovered a factor that could support the early detection of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's. This cytokine is induced by cellular stress reactions after disturbances of... 1 week
Football and hockey players aren’t doomed to suffer brain damage
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Medical News Today: What to know about phantom smells (phantosmia)
MNT Phantosmia is when someone thinks they notice a smell that is not there. Phantosmia is also called a phantom smell or an olfactory hallucination. Sinus problems, seizures, stroke,... 1 week
What to know about phantom smells (phantosmia)
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Study of 21 retired NFL and NHL players doesn't find evidence of early onset dementia
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Next-generation metabolomics may pave way for creating new antidepressants
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Male birds sing less to females on antidepressants
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Male birds sing less to females on antidepressants from eating worms in sewage
SCIENCE DAILY Female starlings who have ingested dilute concentrations of antidepressants while feeding on worms, maggots and flies at sewage treatment plants appear to... 1 week
Childhood trauma associated with anxiety and depression in adults with head and neck cancer
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Abstinence from alcohol linked to dementia
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Medical News Today: Agitation in dementia: Are drugs the best treatment?
MNT Two common symptoms in people with dementia are agitation and psychosis. Now, a panel of experts explains how best to manage them, and which drugs do... 1 week
Agitation in dementia: Are drugs the best treatment?
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Machine learning links dimensions of mental illness to abnormalities of brain networks
SCIENCE DAILY A new study using machine learning has identified brain-based dimensions of mental health disorders, an advance towards much-needed biomarkers to more accurately diagnose and... 2 weeks
Books about anxiety, finding happiness are trending. Here are some best-sellers.
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New study uses metabolomics to compare lipid profiles of infant formulas and human milk
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Study identifies brain-based dimensions of mental health disorders using machine learning
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Non-drug treatments should be prioritized when treating dementia symptoms: Experts
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Researchers explore Google Glass as a tool to help autistic kids socialize
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Google Glass helps kids with autism read facial expressions, study finds
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NASA sees Tropical Depression Jongdari nearing China landfall
PHYS.ORG Tropical Depression Jongdari continued it crawl toward a landfall in China and NASA's Terra satellite captured an image of the disorganized depression. Warnings are in effect in China as Jongdari approaches. 2 weeks
Real or crocodile tears? Psychopaths may not know the difference
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Both long term abstinence and heavy drinking may increase dementia risk
SCIENCE DAILY People who abstain from alcohol or consume more than 14 units a week during middle age (midlife) are at increased risk of developing dementia, a new... 2 weeks
Study explores indoor thermal comfort of older people living in residential care homes
NEWS MEDICAL Indoor temperatures in aged care homes could have a dramatic impact on the wellbeing of residents, particularly those living with dementia. 2 weeks
Google Glass could help children with autism socialize with others
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Medical News Today: Dementia: Both too much and too little alcohol may raise risk
MNT A large study with a follow-up period of 23 years concludes that both long periods of abstinence and long periods... 2 weeks
Ketamine may be potential therapeutic option for adolescents with treatment-resistant depression
NEWS MEDICAL A new study has shown a significant average decrease in the Children's Depression Rating Scale among adolescents with treatment-resistant depression who were treated with intravenous ketamine. 2 weeks
Study: More than 90% of people caring for a family member with dementia experience poor sleep
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Behavioral nudges lead to striking drop in prescriptions of potent antipsychotic
SCIENCE DAILY Letters targeting high prescribers of Seroquel (quetiapine), an antipsychotic with potentially harmful side effects in the elderly, significantly reduced the number of prescriptions for patients in... 2 weeks
Nine out of 10 people caring for a family member with dementia don't get enough sleep
SCIENCE DAILY More than 90 percent of people caring for a family member with dementia experience poor sleep,... 2 weeks
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome more likely to have a child with autism
SCIENCE DAILY Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are more likely than other women to have an autistic child, according to an analysis of... 2 weeks
NASA satellite finds Jongdari a Tropical Depression
PHYS.ORG NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite found Tropical Depression Jongdari was still being battered by wind shear. 2 weeks
Exenatide treatment improves depression symptoms in PD patients
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Intensive outpatient treatment shows rapid and meaningful changes in veterans' PTSD symptoms
NEWS MEDICAL Military veterans who participated in a three week, intensive outpatient treatment program for post-traumatic stress disorder saw rapid and clinically meaningful changes in PTSD... 2 weeks
Frequent sauna bathing has many health benefits
SCIENCE DAILY A new report found that sauna bathing is associated with a reduction in the risk of vascular diseases, such as high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease, neurocognitive diseases, nonvascular conditions, such as pulmonary diseases,... 2 weeks
Women with PCOS more likely to have an autistic child
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Individual behavioral treatment and support for parents is best for preschool children with ADHD
NEWS MEDICAL A major research project from Aarhus University and the Centre for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Risskov, in collaboration with the... 2 weeks
Anxiety: Hereditary brain chemistry explored
MNT A new study confirms that anxiety can be hereditary. It also delves deeper into the connections between brain regions involved in anxious behavior. 2 weeks
Measure of belly fat in older adults is linked with cognitive impairment
SCIENCE DAILY Data from over 5,000 adults over the age of 60 indicates that as waist:hip ratio increases, so does cognitive impairment. The findings have significant... 2 weeks
Medical News Today: Anxiety: Hereditary brain chemistry explored
MNT A new study confirms that anxiety can be hereditary. It also delves deeper into the connections between brain regions involved in anxious behavior. 2 weeks
Medical News Today: What are some foods to ease your anxiety?
MNT Food plays a vital role in nutrition and keeping the mind in its healthiest state. People respond in a variety of ways to different foods, but... 2 weeks
3rd nursing home employee charged in duct-taping patient
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Study examines whether childhood features could predict long-term outcomes of boys with ADHD
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Medical News Today: What causes a soapy taste in the mouth?
MNT Many sensations and tastes can occur suddenly or linger in the mouth. One of these is a soapy taste. This may have many causes, including consuming... 2 weeks
Acetyl-L-carnitine chemical in blood connected to depression
NEWS MEDICAL A group of researchers from Stanford in collaboration with other universities have found that in humans a low level of acetyl-L-carnitine or L-acetyle carnitine in blood could be a predictor of the duration and... 2 weeks
Antidepressants are changing animal behaviour – we're using technology to find out how
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