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Trial of new type of drug that attacks amyloid

Trial of new type of drug that attacks amyloid

Quitting smoking can be made easier with long-term comprehensive drug and psychological interventions

Quitting smoking can be made easier with long-term comprehensive drug and psychological interventions

Work stressed women more vulnerable than men to post 9/11 trauma

Work stressed women more vulnerable than men to post 9/11 trauma

Psychiatrically ill and nicotine-dependent individuals consume 70 percent of all cigarettes smoked in the United States

Psychiatrically ill and nicotine-dependent individuals consume 70 percent of all cigarettes smoked in the United States

Young gamblers more likely to have use disorders and psychiatric problems

Young gamblers more likely to have use disorders and psychiatric problems

Optimistic people have lower risk of cardiovascular problems

Optimistic people have lower risk of cardiovascular problems

Long-term medication and counseling helps smokers quit

Long-term medication and counseling helps smokers quit

Electroconvulsive therapy improves quality of life in patients with major depression

Electroconvulsive therapy improves quality of life in patients with major depression

New evidence to explain why mental function becomes less efficient with ageing

New evidence to explain why mental function becomes less efficient with ageing

Why some anesthesiologists end up abusing drugs

Why some anesthesiologists end up abusing drugs

Calorie restriction prevents certain aging-related changes in the brain

Calorie restriction prevents certain aging-related changes in the brain

Exercise protects brain cells affected by Parkinson's

Exercise protects brain cells affected by Parkinson's

Human primitive spinal cord cells may delay symptoms and paralysis associated with Lou Gehrig's disease

Human primitive spinal cord cells may delay symptoms and paralysis associated with Lou Gehrig's disease

New Yorkers' use of mental health services rose only slightly after 9//11

New Yorkers' use of mental health services rose only slightly after 9//11

Atypical antipsychotics commonly used to treat children with aggression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia may trigger insulin resistance

Atypical antipsychotics commonly used to treat children with aggression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia may trigger insulin resistance

Highly sensitive receptors in the brain may function differently in a person with a family history of alcoholism

Highly sensitive receptors in the brain may function differently in a person with a family history of alcoholism

Adults who were abused or neglected as children tend to visit doctors more often

Adults who were abused or neglected as children tend to visit doctors more often

Awareness helps primary doctors prevent patients' suicide

Awareness helps primary doctors prevent patients' suicide

Researchers have found two areas of the brain that appear to compete for control over behavior

Researchers have found two areas of the brain that appear to compete for control over behavior

We are at the very beginning of 'gene finding' for alcohol response

We are at the very beginning of 'gene finding' for alcohol response