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Hospitals are being urged to address the alcohol problems that afflict up to 30 per cent of men and 15 per cent of women

Hospitals are being urged to address the alcohol problems that afflict up to 30 per cent of men and 15 per cent of women

Russian dictator Stalin suffered from dementia following a series of strokes

Russian dictator Stalin suffered from dementia following a series of strokes

Role of environmental risks in the development of autism

Role of environmental risks in the development of autism

Obese parents are the greatest influence for childhood obesity

Obese parents are the greatest influence for childhood obesity

Antidepressants should not be avoided in treatment of pregnant women with severe depression

Antidepressants should not be avoided in treatment of pregnant women with severe depression

Brain enzyme known to affect mood may be decreased in teens who commit suicide

Brain enzyme known to affect mood may be decreased in teens who commit suicide

Texas Medication Algorithm Project guidelines produce improvements in patients with major depressive disorder

Texas Medication Algorithm Project guidelines produce improvements in patients with major depressive disorder

People who have early stage Alzheimer's disease could be more capable of learning than previously thought

People who have early stage Alzheimer's disease could be more capable of learning than previously thought

Best hospital in America

Best hospital in America

People who suffer from severe depression have more nerve cells in the part of the brain that controls emotion

People who suffer from severe depression have more nerve cells in the part of the brain that controls emotion

Longer maternity leave period may improve some women's mental and physical health

Longer maternity leave period may improve some women's mental and physical health

From potent painkillers to humble cough syrups, the same medicines that help patients misused by teens

From potent painkillers to humble cough syrups, the same medicines that help patients misused by teens

A Center for Human Genetics/Genomics has been established at the University of California

A Center for Human Genetics/Genomics has been established at the University of California

Nighttime surge of ghrelin may point to new targets for treating obesity

Nighttime surge of ghrelin may point to new targets for treating obesity

Men can live a long time after treatment for prostate cancer, and they deserve to have a good quality of life

Men can live a long time after treatment for prostate cancer, and they deserve to have a good quality of life

Treatment with Strattera makes children with ADHD fall asleep faster

Treatment with Strattera makes children with ADHD fall asleep faster

Tablet PC-based software application will act as virtual clipboard for health professionals

Tablet PC-based software application will act as virtual clipboard for health professionals

Staying stress free in your twenties reduces high blood pressure risk later on

Staying stress free in your twenties reduces high blood pressure risk later on

Effects of Zen meditation and how the brain functions during meditative states

Effects of Zen meditation and how the brain functions during meditative states

Latest research into schizophrenia and links between prenatal vitamin D and growth

Latest research into schizophrenia and links between prenatal vitamin D and growth