Diet May Protect Against Gene Changes in Smokers
Thursday, October 21, 2010 By editor
Category: Diet , Aging and Eating Disorders

Diet May Protect Against Gene Changes in Smokers Leafy green vegetables, folate, and some multivitamins could serve as protective factors against lung cancer in current and former smokers, according ... 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


Tips for Parents to Help Kids with ADHD
Monday, September 20, 2010 By editor
Category: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

    How can parents help children with ADHD? Children with ADHD need guidance and understanding from their parents and teachers to reach their full potential and to succeed in school. Bef... more


Video: Does my child have ADHD?
Thursday, September 16, 2010 By editor
Category: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Does my child have ADHD?  Watch this video about the signs, symptoms, and research. National Institute of Mental Health researchers Dr. Ben Vitiello and Dr. Philip Shaw talk about the symptoms o... 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


Group therapy foster recovery in abusers w/bipolar
Saturday, September 04, 2010 By editor
Category: Bipolar Disorder

Community-Friendly Version of Integrated Group Therapy Shows Promise Although their research demonstrated that integrated group therapy (IGT) can foster recovery in abusers with bipolar disorder, a g... 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


Helping Children & Adolescents Cope with Disaster
Monday, August 30, 2010 By editor
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                    Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters: What Parents Can Do   Violence or disasters ca... more


Video: Childhood Bipolar Disorder
Wednesday, August 25, 2010 By editor
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Ellen Liebenluft on Childhood Bipolar Disorder Bipolar Spectrum Disorder is rare among children. Dr. Ellen Leibenluft, chief of the National Institute for Mental Health section on bipolar ... more


Stress Hormone Receptors Less Adaptive in Females
Monday, August 23, 2010 By editor
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Stress Hormone Receptors Less Adaptive in Female Brain Findings in Rats Could Explain Women’s Increased Vulnerability to Disorders   A study in rats has revealed striking gender differen... more


Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder May Go Undiagnosed
Thursday, August 19, 2010 By editor
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Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder May Go Undiagnosed in Some Adults with Major Depression   Nearly 40 percent of people with major depression may also have subthreshold hypomania, a form of mania th... more


Coping with Continued Stress: The Gulf Oil Spill
Monday, August 16, 2010 By editor
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Coping with Continued Stress: The Gulf Oil Spill Disaster   The full extent of the environmental, economic and health impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico r... more


Video: Mental Health Concerns from Gulf Oil Spill
Friday, August 13, 2010 By editor
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Mental Health Concerns from the Gulf Oil Spill   In the wake of the Gulf coast oil spill, Dr. Farris Tuma, Chief of the NIMH Traumatic Stress Research Program, addresses mental health challenge... more


Largest Ever Study of Suicide in the Military
Tuesday, August 10, 2010 By editor
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Evidence-Based Prevention is Goal of Largest Ever Study of Suicide in the Military The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has announced that an interdisciplinary team of four research institu... more


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