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Monday, September 29, 2014
By Jacqueline Gray
Study results show many patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may experience cognitive deterioration that becomes more severe as their COPD worsens.
Monday, September 29, 2014
Personal health is a global concern and 3 initiatives are being developed to encourage positive change, according to a report from the American Medical Association.
Monday, September 29, 2014
Recurring emotional stress may trigger a stronger biochemical response in overweight people, possibly increasing their risk of chronic illnesses such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes, according to new study published online Aug. 5 in Brain, Behavior, and Immunity.
Monday, September 29, 2014
People derive value from the anticipation of purchasing something, and this anticipation tends to be greater for an experiential purchase than for a material purchase, according to a study published online Aug. 21 in Psychological Science.
Friday, September 26, 2014
Antidepressants are commonly used to treat social anxiety disorder, but a new report argues that psychotherapy is a better first option. The report was published online Sept. 26 in The Lancet Psychiatry.
Friday, September 26, 2014
A blood test may help identify people at risk for psychosis, according to a study published online Aug. 6 in Schizophrenia Bulletin.
Friday, September 26, 2014
For individuals with bipolar disorder, yoga seems to be beneficial, with positive emotional, cognitive, and physical effects, according to a study published in the September issue of the Journal of Psychiatric Practice.
Friday, September 26, 2014
Cognitive behavioral therapy is better than tai chi for late-life insomnia, according to a study published in the September issue of SLEEP.
Friday, September 26, 2014
For patients with established ischemic heart disease undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting, depression is associated with increased mortality and poor cardiovascular outcomes, according to a study published in the Sept. 1 issue of The American Journal of Cardiology.
Friday, September 26, 2014
Multitasking with smartphones, laptop computers, and other media devices could change the structure of your brain, according to a study published online Sept. 24 in PLOS ONE.
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