Monthly Archives: November 2011

Possible Biomarker for ADHD

Research presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) has identified abnormalities in the brains of children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) that may serve as a biomarker for the disorder. Using functional magnetic resonance … Continue reading

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Depression Increases Risk of Heart Disease Mortality in Young People

A study published in the November 2011 issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, describes that the negative effects of depression in young people on the health of their hearts may be stronger than previously recognized. Depression or a history of … Continue reading

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Sleep Paralysis

What do alien abductions, the Salem Witch trials and Moby Dick have in common? Sleep paralysis. Less than 8 percent of the general population experiences sleep paralysis, but it is more frequent in two groups — students and psychiatric patients … Continue reading

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