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Study Shows First Significant Genetic Evidence For Schizophrenia Susceptibility
...ty disorder and anotherwhere a family member had a mood
disorder with hallucinations and/or delusions. ...hromosomes 8 and13, where those leaning toward the mood
disorder were missing ties to chromosome8. "We'd like to see these results repeated," say...
One In Three Doctors Recommends Herbal Supplements To Patients
...s at least weekly, most frequently for people with mood
and emotionalcomplaints, according to a national survey released today. Doctors also practice what they preach, with one in four doctorspersonally consuming herbal supplements, showed the survey released during theannual meeting of the Americ...
Hyperforin Is A Key To St. John's Wort, Researchers Say
...rmore, as photosensitivity may occur. The mood
support supplement is available in food, drug and massmerchandise outlets. The 300-mg tablets should be taken three times daily.Optimal effectiveness has been shown in as little as two weeks with continueduse. For additional information on M...
Inherited Depression Linked To Shortage Of Cells In Brain Region
...ial reduction in the subgenualprefrontal cortex in mood
disorders. Proceedings of the National Academy ofSciences, 95, 13290-13295. Grants from the U.S. Public Health Service, the National Institutes of Healthand the Charles A. Dana Foundation supported this research....
Severe Pain Following Shingles Safely Relieved In Clinical Trial Of Anti-Convulsant Drug Gabapentin
... of gabapentin or a matchingplacebo on their pain, mood
and level of sleep interference. Adverse sideeffects were also monitored. On a self-reporting ten-point "pain scale,"patients treated with gabapentin reported an average drop in pain of about onethird -- 6.3 to 4.2 points, while the patients treated ...
UD Valentine Science: Cell "Dating" Habits May Promise Healthier Hearts
...National Institutes of Health (NIH). Creating the mood
for a match Naik isolated the matchmaker protein from a vast pool of potential proteinpartners by adding "bait"--specifically, the integrin's tail. Inside a yeast cell, each solo protein searched for a suitable partner. Naikknew he had a match when ...
Variations In The Human Homologue Of A Fruit Fly Gene Are Associated With Mood And Panic Disorders
...lq22.3 has also been reported to be associatedwith mood
disorders. The 3 prime untranslated region (3'-UTR...ed the relationship between these polymorphismsand mood
and panic disorders. A significant association between the poly(T)polymorphisms and mood
Tip Sheet: Health Benefits Of Caffeinated Beverages
...research into caffeine's influenceon cognition and mood
shows that it helps performance in tasks requiringsustained attention, even during low alertness situations such as after lunch,at night or when a person has a cold, according to this review of the work. (University of Bristol, U.K.; AGFD paper 22; M...
Women With Low Cholesterol May Be At Risk For Depression And Anxiety
...ssion in women,Suarez' interest in cholesterol and mood
grew out of a series of large studiesconducted ye...o theorize that lowcholesterol levels were causing mood
disturbances. Based on these findings, Suarez conducted several small pilot studies inwomen...
Blocking the binge: UF researchers explore for uncontrolled eating
...e eating.Some practitioners also are using it as a mood
stabilizer to treat suchdisorders as depression and manic depression-illnesses sometimes accompanied bybinge eating. People with binge eating disorder have episodes in which they consume largeamounts of food in a short period of time and feel out of ...
Scientists uncover possible cause of colitis
...arry serious side effects such as osteoporosis and mood
shifts, saidco-investigator Steven Collins, MD, professor of medicine and head of thedivision of gastroenterology at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada. Surgerycan effectively treat some, but not all, cases. For unknown reasons, some patients don...
Duke study: Exercise may be just as effective as medication for treating major depression
... Statistical Manual IV (DSM-IV), include depressed mood
or loss of interestor pleasure combined with at least four of the following: sleep disturbances,weight loss, changes in appetite, psychomotor agitation, feelings ofworthlessness or excessive guilt, impaired cognition or concentration andrecurrent tho...
Fetal and birth complications increase mental illness risks
...celand, have found that the prevalence of seasonal mood
variations (affective disorder) is unexpectedly low among Icelanders. The study revealed that the mean anxiety level and depression scores in winter were no higher than those in summer. ["Lack of Seasonal Mood Change in the Icelandic Population: Resu...
Mothers' depression may induce earlier puberty in daughters
.... The mothers of 67 of the girls had a history of mood
disorders such as depression, while the remaining 20 mothers had no such history. A history of mood
disorders in the mother predicted earlier puberty in the daughter, Ellis and Garber found. In ...
Anti-convulsant treatment benefits disruptive, explosive youth
...are marked by explosive temper caused by irritable mood
swings demonstrated significant behavior improveme...who met specific criteria for explosive temper and mood
variations, researchers found that 80% or more of those receiving the medication responded positivel...
New genes and old genes contribute to personality traits
...xpression of different isoforms of AP-2 influences mood
and personality, not only due to their role during the development of the brain, but also due to their function during adulthood. AUTHORS: M Damberg, H Garpenstrand, J Alfredsson, J Ekblom, K Forslund, G Rylander, L Oreland Department of Neuroscienc...
Nurses, alert janitors boost seniors' mental health
...ions, staff learn about normal and abnormal aging, mood
disorders, schizophrenia, substance abuse, dementia and death/dying issues. They become "case finders" who weekly refer at-risk residents to the nurse. The PATCH nurse then approaches residents, asking to administer a short series of mental diagno...
UCSF researchers identify regulator of critical brain messenger, hinting at therapy
...ulate the activity of neural circuits to influence mood
and sleep, glutamate causes excitation, nudging the brain into high alert, enabling it to carry out the computations that underlie cognition and most other fundamental aspects of brain function. The UCSF researchers previously discovered two familie...
Adolescents raised on strict macrobiotic diet show vitamin B12 deficiency and impaired cognitive function
... reflexes, dementia, loss of memory, psychosis and mood
disturbances. These macrobiotic subjects were somewhat unique because the parents of these Dutch adolescents were generally well-educated and of higher socioeconomic status. Of the macrobiotic adolescents who had tested B12 deficient the year before...
Estrogen lifts mood in perimenopause
...he first controlled study of its direct effects on mood
in perimenopausal women meeting standardized crite...Gynecology. Estrogen levels, body thermostats and mood
often fluctuate in the perimenopause. But only a minority of women become clinically depressed. Alt...
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