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Mothers who catch a flu during pregnancy may increase the risk of their child developing schizophrenia

Mothers who catch a flu during pregnancy may increase the risk of their child developing schizophrenia

Substance abuse and mood and anxiety disorders are some of the most common psychiatric disorders in the United States

Substance abuse and mood and anxiety disorders are some of the most common psychiatric disorders in the United States

Higher levels of certain hormones may be associated with stress

Higher levels of certain hormones may be associated with stress

Study evaluated the ability of vitamin E and Aricept, to delay the progression of mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer's disease

Study evaluated the ability of vitamin E and Aricept, to delay the progression of mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer's disease

How gender affects living with traumatic spinal cord injuries

How gender affects living with traumatic spinal cord injuries

15 new NHS hospital developments worth more than £4 billion

15 new NHS hospital developments worth more than £4 billion

Molecular pathway in the brain may explain why some patients suffering from inflammatory diseases develop depression

Molecular pathway in the brain may explain why some patients suffering from inflammatory diseases develop depression

Study that shows astonishing progress in students’ reading and reading test scores

Study that shows astonishing progress in students’ reading and reading test scores

Correlation between caffeine intake at mealtime and increased glucose and insulin levels among diabetics

Correlation between caffeine intake at mealtime and increased glucose and insulin levels among diabetics

Drug used to treat schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders appears effective at treating Alzheimer’s disease

Drug used to treat schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders appears effective at treating Alzheimer’s disease

Study to begin to develop patient guidelines for the use of antidepressant medications in pregnancy and following birth

Study to begin to develop patient guidelines for the use of antidepressant medications in pregnancy and following birth

Dietary niacin may protect against the development of Alzheimer's disease

Dietary niacin may protect against the development of Alzheimer's disease

Cheap and cheerful treatment for people who deliberately harm themselves more effective than long-term expensive therapies

Cheap and cheerful treatment for people who deliberately harm themselves more effective than long-term expensive therapies

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