Over the past 30 years U.S. adults have been eating larger portions and eating more often, according to a new study by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers. The findings help illustrate that how Americans are eating contributes to the country’s obesity epidemic. Check the end of this report for a link to […]
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A side effect of many commonly used drugs appears to increase the risks of both cognitive impairment and death in older people, according to new research led by the University of East Anglia (UEA). As part of the Medical Research Council’s Cognitive Function and Ageing Studies (CFAS) project, the study is the first systematic investigation […]
A new report based on a national survey shows that only 1.2 percent of the nation’s more than 7.4 million adults aged 21 to 64 with an untreated alcohol abuse disorder perceive they could benefit from treatment. The report released by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in conjunction with National Alcohol Screening […]
Parents who believe that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) makes their kids more creative just received some scientific confirmation of this notion. The results were published in Journal of Personality and Individual Differences.
More than 59 million Americans age 18 and older were diagnosed with high blood pressure in 2008, according to the latest news and numbers from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). AHRQ, which is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, improves the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health […]
Depression is the most prevalent mental health disorder among older adults and with the aging population constantly increasing, this is a public health issue that needs to be priority. The results of a recent study suggest that interventions focused on social activities significantly decrease depressive symptoms among older adults. “Meaningful social activities adapted to the […]
A telephone- and Internet-delivered mindfulness-based depression treatment has been shown to significantly reduce depressive symptoms in adults with epilepsy, according to a study by Emory University public health researchers, published in the November 2010 issue of Epilepsy & Behavior.
BMED Press, a sister company of BMED Report, just announced a soon to be released book, Neurofeedback and State Regulation in ADHD: A Therapy Without Medication by Werner Van den Bergh, M.D. The book will be available in October 2010. Get over to BMED Press by October 5 to receive a 20% pre-order discount. Readers […]