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European approval of Cymbalta/Xeristar for treatment of major depressive episodes

European approval of Cymbalta/Xeristar for treatment of major depressive episodes

Elementary school intervention boosts positive functioning in early childhood

Elementary school intervention boosts positive functioning in early childhood

Hypnosis helps kids undergoing difficult procedure called voiding cystourethography

Hypnosis helps kids undergoing difficult procedure called voiding cystourethography

Extremely shy children have distinct facial expressions

Extremely shy children have distinct facial expressions

New painkiller was discovered in natural form in venomous snails in 1979

New painkiller was discovered in natural form in venomous snails in 1979

Restless legs syndrome is underdiagnosed in kids

Restless legs syndrome is underdiagnosed in kids

Research animals experience severe stress response at slightest contact with researchers

Research animals experience severe stress response at slightest contact with researchers

Study shows that obesity is up, as is drinking by women

Study shows that obesity is up, as is drinking by women

Mutant gene that starves the brain of serotonin 10 times more prevalent in depressed patients

Mutant gene that starves the brain of serotonin 10 times more prevalent in depressed patients

Nearly 6 million Americans turned to complementary and alternative medicine because of costs

Nearly 6 million Americans turned to complementary and alternative medicine because of costs

Many women at high risk for breast cancer are foregoing tamoxifen

Many women at high risk for breast cancer are foregoing tamoxifen

Children level of anxiety prior to surgery is predictive of behavioral changes

Children level of anxiety prior to surgery is predictive of behavioral changes

False positive cancer screening tests result not only in anxiety but also additional economic costs

False positive cancer screening tests result not only in anxiety but also additional economic costs

Realistic expectations make holidays happier

Realistic expectations make holidays happier

Early ritalin may cause long-term effects on the brain

Early ritalin may cause long-term effects on the brain

Newly discovered genetic defect might represent an important risk factor for major depression

Newly discovered genetic defect might represent an important risk factor for major depression

Lupus drug may also be useful in treating psoriasis

Lupus drug may also be useful in treating psoriasis

Mexican Americans and non-Hispanic Whites born in the United States have a higher risk for developing psychiatric disorders

Mexican Americans and non-Hispanic Whites born in the United States have a higher risk for developing psychiatric disorders

Mental disorders and suicide attempts are caused by social factors

Mental disorders and suicide attempts are caused by social factors

Family history not age greatly affects breast cancer risk

Family history not age greatly affects breast cancer risk