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A computer-based test that detects impaired cognition has been developed

A computer-based test that detects impaired cognition has been developed

Identifying the addiction genes, new treatments for addiction, and the possibility of individually tailored drugs

Identifying the addiction genes, new treatments for addiction, and the possibility of individually tailored drugs

Gambling increases level of brain chemical

Gambling increases level of brain chemical

Head-cooling device prevents brain damage in oxygen-deprived newborn babies

Head-cooling device prevents brain damage in oxygen-deprived newborn babies

New devices will help thousands of stroke victims recover mobility

New devices will help thousands of stroke victims recover mobility

Computer games help raise self-esteem

Computer games help raise self-esteem

Neurobiologists pinpoint region of the brain responsible for storing distant memories

Neurobiologists pinpoint region of the brain responsible for storing distant memories

Care that combines medication and psychotherapy can reduce alcohol abuse by trauma survivors

Care that combines medication and psychotherapy can reduce alcohol abuse by trauma survivors

A new book to help children with Down Syndrome develop lifelong motor skills

A new book to help children with Down Syndrome develop lifelong motor skills

Human brain makes much more extensive use of highly complex statistics when learning a language than scientists ever realized

Human brain makes much more extensive use of highly complex statistics when learning a language than scientists ever realized

New Zealand research will explore experiences of families coping with death

New Zealand research will explore experiences of families coping with death

MSF distributes medical supplies to hospitals as violence continues in troubled Indonesian city of Ambon

MSF distributes medical supplies to hospitals as violence continues in troubled Indonesian city of Ambon

Insulin pumps control diabetes better than shots

Insulin pumps control diabetes better than shots

Long term soy diet can make a monkey agro'

Long term soy diet can make a monkey agro'

Researchers helping people overcome their fears

Researchers helping people overcome their fears

Mothers who smoke increase the likelihood of daughters smoking 3 fold

Mothers who smoke increase the likelihood of daughters smoking 3 fold

Relieving acute stress from trauma may be a matter of thinking it through

Relieving acute stress from trauma may be a matter of thinking it through

Smoking tobacco with a water pipe increasingly popular among women

Smoking tobacco with a water pipe increasingly popular among women

A new study is better defining the impact that stress and depression have on women suffering from rheumatoid arthritis

A new study is better defining the impact that stress and depression have on women suffering from rheumatoid arthritis

New book to examine the many issues of child maltreatment

New book to examine the many issues of child maltreatment