Mental Health News and Research

Latest Mental Health News and Research

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

Red Cross supports 9/11 recovery with $50 million

Red Cross supports 9/11 recovery with $50 million

An EU-funded research project will help to uncover the genetic factors linked to depression to develop new drug treatments

An EU-funded research project will help to uncover the genetic factors linked to depression to develop new drug treatments

New £18M Medical Research Council facility

New £18M Medical Research Council facility

Creation of the UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC)

Creation of the UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC)

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

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

Women with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) report more illnesses and poorer health

Women with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) report more illnesses and poorer health

Depression in young women doubles risk of metabolic syndrome

Depression in young women doubles risk of metabolic syndrome

Opuntia ficus indica, a type of prickly pear cactus reduces hangover symptoms

Opuntia ficus indica, a type of prickly pear cactus reduces hangover symptoms

Sex hormones alter the development of certain brain structures during puberty

Sex hormones alter the development of certain brain structures during puberty

Americans list lack of insurance coverage and cost as top reasons for not seeking mental health services

Americans list lack of insurance coverage and cost as top reasons for not seeking mental health services

First university-based research center devoted to studying epigenetics

First university-based research center devoted to studying epigenetics

HHS has extended the availability of a recently approved rapid oral HIV test

HHS has extended the availability of a recently approved rapid oral HIV test

Senior citizens cutting back on medications due to high costs

Senior citizens cutting back on medications due to high costs

FDA finds gepirone ER “not approvable” as a treatment for Major Depressive Disorder

FDA finds gepirone ER “not approvable” as a treatment for Major Depressive Disorder

There are 9.8 million cancer survivors in the United States

There are 9.8 million cancer survivors in the United States

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

Horse walks into the bar, barman says why the long face?

Horse walks into the bar, barman says why the long face?

Moves to cut the bureaucratic burden on hospitals

Moves to cut the bureaucratic burden on hospitals

Voluntary work associated with worse-than-normal physical health

Voluntary work associated with worse-than-normal physical health