Drug associated with rapid antidepressant effect in largest clinical trial to-date.
– Mount Sinai Medical Center|5/18/2013 12:00 PM EDT
Regular consumption of coffee is associated with a reduced risk of primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), an autoimmune liver disease, Mayo Clinic research shows. The findings were being presented at the Digestive Disease Week 2013 conference in Orlando, Fla.
– Mayo Clinic|5/18/2013 11:00 AM EDT
For Combat Veterans Suffering From Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, “Fear Circuitry” in the Brain Never Rests
Chronic trauma can inflict lasting damage to brain regions associated with fear and anxiety. Previous imaging studies of people with post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, have shown that these brain regions can over-or under-react in response to stressful tasks.
– NYU Langone Medical Center|5/18/2013 1:00 AM EDT
UWM geologist John Isbell reads rock, looking for the natural rules that govern the Earth’s climate in the absence of human activity. His work is challenging many assumptions about the ways drastic climate change unfolds – and what to expect next.
– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee|5/17/2013 7:00 PM EDT
In the first successful experiment with humans using a treatment known as sensory-motor or environmental enrichment, researchers documented marked improvement in young autistic boys when compared to boys treated with traditional behavioral therapies, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.
– American Psychological Association (APA)|5/17/2013 5:30 PM EDT
Seven new full-time faculty bring a wealth of experience, promise as the school does its part to fill the nursing gap.
– Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing|5/17/2013 3:00 PM EDT
This summer, visitors to the 47th annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival will experience the vitality and living traditions that define and sustain Hungary’s unique culture. “Hungarian Heritage: Roots to Revival” will feature more than 100 participants from this 1,000-year-old country. Artists, dancers, craftspeople and cooks will share and celebrate the customs and traditions from every part of the country.
– Smithsonian Institution|5/17/2013 2:00 PM EDT
The United Nation’s Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization estimates that of the more than 7,000 languages in the world, nearly half of them are in danger of becoming extinct by the end of this century. The Smithsonian’s Folklife Festival program “One World, Many Voices: Endangered Languages and Cultural Heritage” will focus attention on this urgent issue of global language loss by bringing together communities from around the world that are fighting to save their native tongues and cultural traditions.
– Smithsonian Institution|5/17/2013 1:00 PM EDT
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