Monthly Archives: September 2014

Blood Test Spots Adult Depression: Study

A new blood test is the first objective scientific way to diagnose major depression in adults, a new study claims. http://www.webmd.com/depression/news/20140916/blood-test-spots-adult-depression-study

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Should We All Take a Bit of Lithium?

THE idea of putting a mind-altering drug in the drinking water is the stuff of sci-fi, terrorist plots and totalitarian governments. Considering the outcry that occurred when putting fluoride in the water was first proposed, one can only imagine the … Continue reading

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Schizophrenia not a single disease but multiple genetically distinct disorders

New research shows that schizophrenia isn’t a single disease but a group of eight genetically distinct disorders, each with its own set of symptoms. The finding could be a first step toward improved diagnosis and treatment for the debilitating psychiatric … Continue reading

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Autism Therapy in 6-Month-Old Babies Eliminates Symptoms in Limited Study

Autism research is in a race against time. For years, researchers have sought to screen for symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) at younger ages, and enroll children in behavioral therapy earlier and earlier. A new study published Tuesday pushed … Continue reading

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