Suicide Rates in the U.S.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 By editor
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1999—2007 Trends in Suicide Rate   Suicide rates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are based on the number of people who have committed suicide per every 100... more


Of Mice and Men!
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 By editor
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Science Update • April 18, 2011 Light Switches Brain Pathway On-and-Off to Dissect How   Anxiety Works   Turns Cowering Mice into Instant Adventurers Scientists, for the firs... more


What's New?
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 By editor
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          Director’s Blog March 29, 2011   New Findings Reveal New Worlds In Neuroscience Thomas Insel “The purpose of science is not to ope... more


Thursday, March 24, 2011 By editor
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Young women with POI at risk for depression
Wednesday, December 01, 2010 By editor
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Young women with menopause-like condition at risk for depression NIH study examines frequency of depression in primary ovarian insufficiency Young women with the menopause-like condition, primary ov... more


COPD: Are You at Risk?
Tuesday, November 09, 2010 By editor
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COPD: Are You at Risk? DID YOU KNOW? COPD is the 4thleading cause of death in the United States. The disease kills more than 120,000 Americans each year—that’s 1 death every 4 minutes&md... more


Where Kids Get Their Empty Calories
Friday, November 05, 2010 By editor
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Where Kids Get Their Empty Calories Nearly 40% of the energy consumed by 2- to 18-year-olds comes in the form of "empty" calories—those from solid fats and added sugars—a new st... more


Increase in SIDS risk during cold weather
Wednesday, November 03, 2010 By editor
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  Increase in SIDS risk during cold weather Extra blankets, warm clothes, may lead to dangerous overheating Parents and caregivers can take steps to reduce the risks of Sudden Infant Death Syn... more


Older Adults and Alcohol Use
Monday, November 01, 2010 By editor
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  Older Adults and Alcohol Use You may not think twice about having a drink now and then as you get older. But alcohol can be a serious problem for older adults, especially if you take certai... more


Sepsis associated with cognitive, physical decline
Wednesday, October 27, 2010 By editor
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Severe sepsis associated with later cognitive, physical decline Older adults who survive hospitalization involving severe sepsis, a serious medical condition caused by an overwhelming immune response... more


Improving mother literacy boosts child achievement
Monday, October 25, 2010 By editor
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Improving mothers' literacy skills may be best way to boost children's achievement Researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health concluded that programs to boost the academic achievement of... more


Sleep Apnea Tied to Increased Risk of Stroke
Monday, October 18, 2010 By editor
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  Sleep Apnea Tied to Increased Risk of Stroke Even Mild Sleep Apnea Puts Men in Danger Obstructive sleep apnea is associated with an increased risk of stroke in middle-aged and ... more


Children, male & blacks more risk for food allergy
Friday, October 15, 2010 By editor
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Children, males and blacks are at increased risk for food allergies A new study estimates that 2.5 percent of the United States population, or about 7.6 million Americans, have food allergies. Food a... more


Mystified by Menopause?
Thursday, October 14, 2010 By editor
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  Mystified by Menopause? A Major Life Transition   Menopause—it’s a transition that looms large in the minds of many women as they approach age 50. I... more


Preference for Moving Shapes Linked to Autism
Monday, October 11, 2010 By editor
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Preference for Moving Shapes vs. People Linked to Autism in Babies A 1-minute video showing computer screensavers next to videos of dancing children may prove to be a simple, inexpensive screening to... more


Teens More Affected by Mental Disorders
Thursday, October 07, 2010 By editor
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National Survey Confirms that Youth are Disproportionately Affected by Mental Disorders  About 20 percent of U.S. youth during their lifetime are affected by some type of mental disorder to an e... more


Virus Linked to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Tuesday, October 05, 2010 By editor
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Scientists have new evidence that viruses may play a role in chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). This debilitating disease affects millions of people nationwide. A main symptom of CFS is profound fatigue... more


Intervention Lowered Obesity Rate in Youth
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 By editor
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Intervention Lowered Obesity Rate in Youth at High Diabetes Risk, HEALTHY Study Finds Number of overweight and obese youth fell in program and comparison schools An intervention in middle schools lo... more


Stress may delay women getting pregnant
Monday, September 27, 2010 By editor
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NIH study indicates stress may delay women getting pregnant Women with high levels of substance indicating stress less likely to conceive A study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health ... more


Depression high among victims of cyber bullying
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 By editor
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Depression high among youth victims of school cyber bullying, NIH researchers report Finding underscores need to monitor, obtain treatment for recipients of cyber bulling Unlike traditional forms of... more


Mild cognitive impairment more common in older men
Wednesday, September 15, 2010 By editor
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Mild cognitive impairment more common in older men than older women NIH-supported study suggests gender differences in cognition problems Older men may be at risk of developing mild cognitive impair... more


Health Problems and Childhood Obesity
Monday, September 13, 2010 By editor
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What are the health risks for children who are overweight or obese? Doctors and scientists are concerned about the rise of obesity in children and youth because obesity may lead to the following heal... more


School Environment Affects Diabetes Risk
Saturday, September 11, 2010 By editor
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Healthier foods at school, longer and more intense physical activity and lessons in healthy lifestyles can reduce obesity and other risk factors for diabetes. These findings, from an NIH-funded study,... more


National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
Wednesday, September 08, 2010 By editor
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We Can! and National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month Right Click to Download MP3 File Brief Description: September is not only back-to-school time, it also is National Childhood Obesity A... more


Tobacco Addiction
Thursday, September 02, 2010 By editor
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What Are the Extent and Impact of Tobacco Use? According to the 2007 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, an estimated 70.9 million Americans aged 12 or older reported current use of tobacco&mdas... more


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