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Early Start Denver Model for young children with autism results in cost savings

Early Start Denver Model for young children with autism results in cost savings

Habitual players of action video games have less grey matter in their brain, study reveals

Habitual players of action video games have less grey matter in their brain, study reveals

UAMS scientists awarded $422,610 NSF grant to study regulation of emotion

UAMS scientists awarded $422,610 NSF grant to study regulation of emotion

Yoga appears to lessen symptoms of depression

Yoga appears to lessen symptoms of depression

Adolescent depression linked to risk for subsequent violence

Adolescent depression linked to risk for subsequent violence

Simple blood test could help identify patients at greater risk of cardiac event after orthopedic surgery

Simple blood test could help identify patients at greater risk of cardiac event after orthopedic surgery

Researchers use imaging techniques to collect massive data on individual brains

Researchers use imaging techniques to collect massive data on individual brains

Newly discovered physical biomarkers could help pinpoint stage-specific prognosis of Alzheimer’s

Newly discovered physical biomarkers could help pinpoint stage-specific prognosis of Alzheimer’s

New substance restores brain function in Alzheimer's animal model

New substance restores brain function in Alzheimer's animal model

Scientists use novel algorithm to group similar Alzheimer’s patients for precise drug trials

Scientists use novel algorithm to group similar Alzheimer’s patients for precise drug trials

Soldiers’ individual risk for suicide linked to previous attempts in army unit

Soldiers’ individual risk for suicide linked to previous attempts in army unit

People with family history of bipolar disorder may 'age' more quickly than others

People with family history of bipolar disorder may 'age' more quickly than others

Mediterranean, MIND-style diets linked to improved cognitive function in older people

Mediterranean, MIND-style diets linked to improved cognitive function in older people

Brain activity test detects variability in cognitive function among children with autism

Brain activity test detects variability in cognitive function among children with autism

Study provides deeper insight into cannabis use in adolescence and detrimental long-term outcomes

Study provides deeper insight into cannabis use in adolescence and detrimental long-term outcomes

New map may be first step to developing treatments for complex brain disorders

New map may be first step to developing treatments for complex brain disorders

Stem cell centers claim to offer effective heart failure therapy despite lack of FDA approval

Stem cell centers claim to offer effective heart failure therapy despite lack of FDA approval

New trial shows ketamine's effectiveness to treat geriatric depression

New trial shows ketamine's effectiveness to treat geriatric depression

New study links unhealthy diet during pregnancy to mental health disorders in offspring

New study links unhealthy diet during pregnancy to mental health disorders in offspring

Study provides deeper understanding into genetic basis of neuropsychiatric disorders

Study provides deeper understanding into genetic basis of neuropsychiatric disorders