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SEATTLE, Wash. (Ivanhoe Newswire) – More than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease and nearly 35 million have dementia. Sometimes this frightening disease comes on quickly without many warning signs. However, researchers are identifying some clues to Alzheimer’s that you should know about.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (Ivanhoe Newswire) – Depression is the most common mental health problem in the U.S., affecting about 17 million people. When you think of depression, you probably don’t think about children—especially preschool children. However, researchers are discovering new insights about this disorder in the very young.
CHICAGO (AP) — Older fathers may face higher risks than previously thought for having children with psychiatric problems.
HARLINGEN, Texas (AP) — The dean of the new School of Medicine at the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley says he wants the institution to be a hub for experts in Hispanic health.
Adults with mental illness are more likely to be the victims of violence than to commit violence themselves in a six month period, according to a new survey.
LONDON (AP) — A saliva test for teenage boys with mild symptoms of depression could help identify those who will later develop major depression, a new study says.
Researchers at Penn Medicine have shown that the anticonvulsant medication, topiramate, previously shown to reduce drinking in patients committed to abstaining from alcohol, can also be helpful in treating problem drinkers whose aim is to just curb their alcohol consumption, especially in a specific group of patients.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A psychiatrist with previous stints at Texas medical institutions has been chosen to be the founding dean of the new School of Medicine at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.
(NAPSI)—Each year, many Americans experience “Heartbreak Monday,” the start of the workweek following the Super Bowl when reality sets in: The football season is over.
MIAMI, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Electroshock therapy was first used in 1938 to induce a therapeutic seizure. Those seizures seemed to reset the brain. Today the treatment is nothing like the Frankenstein depictions in film and television. When medication and hospitalization no longer works for 100,000 psychiatric patients, depression and bipolar disorder are wiped away with electroconvulsive therapy or ECT. The FDA is now looking into the pros and cons of ECT.
Retirement can be deadly to cognitive function, says Mark Friedman in the Wall Street Journal, pointing to research that says a sense of purpose and engagement with the world is crucial to preventing cognitive deterioration in later years.
SARASOTA, Fla. - Prospect House, at the Mental Health Community Center in Sarasota, uses art and music to help clients heal.
NEW HAVEN, Conn (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- One in ten adults in the US suffers from depression. For many, the symptoms are debilitating and the current treatments just don’t work. Researchers say a drug that’s used in hospitals and abused on the streets, may dramatically change your state of mind.
Florida Clinical Research Center, is 1 of only a handful of sites in the nation capable of performing a laboratory classroom study to evaluate medications to treat ADHD in children 6 to 12 years of age.
DURHAM, N.C. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Millions of people practice yoga as a way to stay fit or for relaxation. But could it be used as medication?
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's panel charged with reviewing state laws and policies after the deadly Newtown school shooting was set to hear from experts who sat on similar commissions following mass shootings in Colorado and Virginia.
What's your favorite song? What artist gets you pumped up? Who do you listen to when you fall asleep?
A Silent Epidemic
(NAPSI)--For generations, children have enjoyed gliding through the air on swings and going down slides at their neighborhood playground. Long before the terms BMI and trans fat were part of everyday speech, kids would run out to the backyard or a local park to meet up with friends for an afternoon of fun.
Dorothy's red slippers, the Wicked Witch of the West, the Cowardly Lion and his quest for "cccccourage"... few films evoke such powerful memories as does the perennial classic, "The Wizard of Oz." The mention of that one film title can instantly spawn a flurry of images and scenes that are forever imprinted in our memories. Whether you longed to skip down the Yellow Brick Road or were scared by the Winged Monkeys (who wasn't?), there's no doubt that each of us has a favorite memory from Dorothy's journey to the Land of Oz and her quest to get back home.
(ARA) - Your growing child needs love and attention to help build confidence to continue to try and succeed at new things. From learning how to read, preparing for summer camp to being able to ride their first two-wheel bike, it's the positivity from Mom and Dad that keep kids striving for more. Sometimes kids transition with ease to the next stage in development, and other times may experience a few bumps in the road prolonging transition. One of those areas where a child might need an extra boost of confidence is when they are experiencing an issue with wetting the bed at night.