Newsy (Sep. 10, 2014) Researchers found commonly prescribed sleeping and anxiety pills such as Xanax and Valium could lead to an increased risk for Alzheimer's disease.
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AP (Aug. 29, 2013) The NFL has reached a tentative $765 million settlement over concussion-related brain injuries among its 18,000 former players. In Detroit, a neurologist is undertaking what he calls a "landmark ... watch video
TheStreet (May 9, 2014) The National Institute for Drug Abuse, or NIDA, has asked the Drug Enforcement Agency for more marijuana. NIDA has requested an increase from 21,000 grams to 650,000 grams, or roughly 1,433 pounds of ... watch video
Xinhua News Agency (Feb. 12, 2013) On December 14, 2012, 20-year-old Adam Lanza fatally shot twenty children and six adult staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School in the village of Sandy Hook in Newtown, Connecticut.
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May 4, 2016 A chemical byproduct, or metabolite, created as the body breaks down ketamine likely holds the secret to its rapid antidepressant action. This metabolite singularly reversed ... read more
May 4, 2016 Researchers have demonstrated the utility of new brain tumor imaging tool in the surgeon's hand. This research largely focuses on new means to incorporate imaging methods to view cells of brain ... read more
May 4, 2016 Eating together could help people with dementia avoid dehydration and malnutrition, new research shows. Researchers looked at mealtime interventions including changing the color of the plate, ... read more
May 4, 2016 There is some truth to the claim by parents of children with ADHD that their children have more difficulty falling asleep and that they sleep more poorly than other children, new research ... read more
May 4, 2016 Substantial differences have been observed in the way human heart cells respond to e-cigarette smoke and conventional cigarette smoke. Researchers have investigated how the same type of cells as ... read more
May 4, 2016 Researchers have discovered that the human brain suppresses the sensory effects of the heartbeat. They believe that this mechanism prevents internal sensations from interfering with the brain's ... read more
Feb. 2, 2016 Demand for child and youth mental health care has been steadily rising throughout the health care system in Ontario, Canada. The biggest growth is occurring in emergency departments, driven by youth ... read more
July 14, 2014 One researcher has focused how genetics influence responses to stimuli that can trigger anxiety, and he’s using zebrafish -- a tropical member of the minnow family named for the black stripes on ... read more
Aug. 29, 2013 On an average day, 881,684 U.S. teenagers aged 12 to 17 smoked cigarettes, according to a new report. The report also says that on an average day 646,707 adolescents smoked marijuana and 457,672 ... read more
May 1, 2013 A new report shows that the number of emergency department visits involving adverse reactions to the sleep medication zolpidem rose nearly 220 percent from 6,111 visits in 2005 to 19,487 visits in ... read more