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Exposure to chemical fosters anxiety


September 9th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) Exposure to the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) early in life tends to foster anxiety by altering gene expression in a brain area which detects and respond ... Read more...

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Sleep loss jolts immune system into hyperactivity: Study


July 1st, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, July 1 (IANS) Severe sleep loss jolts the immune system into hyperactivity, producing the same response as thrown up by exposure to stress, says a study. Researchers in the ... Read more...

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British dogs to get anti-depressants


June 25th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Dogs in Britain would now be given anti-depressant drugs similar to those given to humans after it was found that over six million canines suffer from ... Read more...

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‘Conditioning brain could curb impulsiveness’


June 15th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) Conditioning your brain to curb impulsiveness could open the way to treat addiction to gambling, drugs or alcohol as well as impulse-control disorders such ... Read more...

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Spears battling attention deficit disorder?


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 3 (IANS) Singer Britney Spears is apparently suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADAH), a kind of developmental disorder.The 30-year-old, who is currently judging auditions of ... Read more...

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Benefits on exercise on brain unravelled


May 20th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Exercise is a real boon - clearing the mind, pumping in more blood and oxygen to the brain and doing much more, latest research suggests. David ... Read more...

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Drowsiness linked with learning problems at school


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Children suffering from excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) may have learning, attention and behaviour problems even though clinical tests show they are sleeping long enough at night.Penn ... Read more...

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Exposure to dirt in childhood promotes immunity


March 26th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 26 (IANS) The concept of exposing infants to germs in order to build up immunity is known as the hygiene hypothesis. Now, researchers of Brigham and Women's Hospital ... Read more...

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Ritalin boon for people who commit mistakes


February 28th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 28 (IANS) Psychostimulant drug Ritalin could be a boon for people who commit mistakes habitually, even without being aware of them, says an Australian study.A single dose of ... Read more...

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Radcliffe comfortable with nudity


February 1st, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) "Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe, set to go naked for his new film "Kill Your Darlings", says he is comfortable with nudity.The actor first stripped off ... Read more...

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Indian-origin MP condemns release of sleep-hit burglar


November 19th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) Indian-origin British MP Priti Patel has termed as "mockery of justice" the letting off of a burglar from community service because of a disorder that makes ... Read more...

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Brain parasite affects reward producing chemical


November 6th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 6 (IANS) Brain parasite Toxoplasma gondii, which infects more than 60 million people in the US alone, directly affects the output of dopamine, a key chemical that controls ... Read more...

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ADHD medication may delay boys’ puberty


September 21st, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers in a new study into the effect of the medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children have announced that the active ingredient may delay ... Read more...

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Food addiction - a condition with clinical symptoms


July 12th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 12 (IANS) A new study has found that food addiction is an identifiable condition with clinical symptoms, characterised by a psycho-behavioural profile as in conventional drug-abuse disorders.The study ... Read more...

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Study reveals that breast feeding leads to lesser behavioral problems


May 12th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research has identified that babies who are fed breast milk are less likely to have behavioral problems when they are compared with those who ... Read more...

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Stressed moms-to-be more likely to have unruly kids


May 8th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (IANS) Pregnant moms who are stressed are more likely to have unruly, short-tempered kids, thanks to the presence of stress hormones in their wombs. The research, which ... Read more...

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Crying babies ‘likelier to have behavioural problems in childhood’


April 21st, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): Babies who persistently cry and those who have difficulties with sleeping or feeding are more likely to develop behavioural problems in later life, according to a new study.Around ... Read more...

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Gene linked to alcohol consumption identified


April 5th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): A team of researchers has discovered a gene that appears to play a role in regulating how much alcohol people drink.According to the researchers, finding a common ... Read more...

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Early treatment can cure compulsive handwashing


April 4th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) Compulsive handwashing, the most conspicuous symptom of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) among children, can be cured with early recognition and treatment.OCD in childhood or adolescence often becomes ... Read more...

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Early recognition, treatment can control obsessive-compulsive disorder


April 2nd, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 02 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that appropriate early recognition and treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder, which is often diagnosed too late in children and adolescents, can positively affect the course of ... Read more...

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FDA says that artificial dye is safe


April 2nd, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, April 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A government advisory panel on Thursday announced that there is no evidence to support the claims that artificial dye is not safe. Subsequently the panel has ... Read more...

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Adults with ADHD are more creative


March 12th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 12 (ANI): A new study has found that adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder enjoy more creative achievement than those who don't have the disorder."For the same reason that ADHD ... Read more...

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Callous-unemotional traits help identify kids at risk of antisocial behavior


February 21st, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Researchers have highlighted the importance of callous-unemotional traits (CU) in identifying children at risk of antisocial behavior and other adjustment problems.Indiana University Bloomington faculty member Nathalie M.G. Fontaine, ... Read more...

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Chronically ill kids subjected more to physical abuse


February 18th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) Children with chronic health conditions are 88 percent more likely to suffer physical abuse than healthy children, says new research. These kids are also 154 percent more likely ... Read more...

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Chronically ill kids ‘88pc more likely to suffer physical abuse’


February 18th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A new study has found that children with chronic health conditions are 88 percent more likely to suffer physical abuse than healthy children.They are also 154 percent more ... Read more...

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Hand movements may give clues to ADHD severity


February 15th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Two studies have found markers for measuring the ability of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) to control impulsive movements, which may reveal insights into the neurobiology ... Read more...

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ADHD kids ‘2 to 3 times more prone to substance abuse problems’


February 12th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): According to a study by UCLA psychologists and colleagues at the University of South Carolina, children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are two to three times more likely ... Read more...

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Adult ADHD ’significantly ups risk of common form of dementia’


January 19th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): A new research has found that adults who suffer from attention-deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more than three times as likely to develop a common form of ... Read more...

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Kiran Rao Reveals Aamir Khan’s Bathing Secrets


January 15th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
, Aamir Khan’s wife Kiran Rao reveals a shocking little secret about this Bollywood star. She said if she had to change one thing in the perfectionist Aamir Khan, it would ... Read more...

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Dubai customs foil attempt to smuggle drugs


January 11th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 11 (IANS/WAM) Dubai customs officials have foiled an attempt to smuggle a huge consignment of drugs through the emirate to Europe and the Arab region, authorities said Tuesday."Customs inspectors at ... Read more...

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Jab developed to help drug addicts break vicious habit


January 7th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 7 (IANS) A shot that could help drug addicts break the vicious habit has been developed by the US researchers.The team produced a lasting anti-cocaine immunity in mice by giving ... Read more...

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‘Faulty switch’ behind mind wandering identified in kids


January 6th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Brain scans of youngsters with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have shown for the first time why they have difficulty in concentrating.They suggest that such children require either ... Read more...

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Scientists identify new ‘infection fighting officer’


December 10th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Johns Hopkins scientists have identified a previously unrecognized step in the activation of infection-fighting white blood cells, the main immunity troops in the body's war on bacteria, viruses ... Read more...

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ADHD and reading disability have common genetic influences


December 9th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): A new study has revealed how Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and developmental reading disability (RD) in children frequently occur together.If a child is experiencing trouble with reading, ... Read more...

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Cell Phones And Pregnancy: A Curse For The Young Ones


December 8th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) School of Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles lately conducted a study, that stated that pregnant mothers who extensively use mobile phones have ... Read more...

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