• Anti-Smoking Drugs Safe for Mental Health

    Anti-Smoking Drugs Safe for Mental Health

    While anti-smoking drugs are generally celebrated for their ability to help smokers quit their habit and improve their health, there have been concerns about their safety with the potential to trigger psychiatric side effects. Now a new study helps to put some of those concerns at rest as researchers determine smoking cessation drugs do not

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  • Treating Mental Health Brings Economic Returns

    Treating Mental Health Brings Economic Returns

    Mental health problems like depression and anxiety can be costly, but so can treatment. As countries around the world struggle with this growing problem, some new estimates show that making efforts to treat mental health issues can actually bring a huge return on investment, with about four dollars or more return for each dollar invested.

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  • Insomnia May be Caused by White Matter Abnormality

    Insomnia May be Caused by White Matter Abnormality

    Most people have trouble sleeping from time to time, but for about 3 to 5 percent of the population, insomnia is a nightly struggle. Now researchers have discovered a possible cause of insomnia, finding that insomniacs tend to have problems with white matter connections in their brains. The study comes from Shumei Li and other

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  • Students Diagnosed with ADHD May Just Be Immature

    Students Diagnosed with ADHD May Just Be Immature

    When students enter school, the range of birth months could mean some kids are much younger than some of their classmates. New research shows that these younger students are more likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and then medicated, while their behavior may simply mean they are less mature. The study

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  • Use of ADHD Meds for College Performance Rising

    Use of ADHD Meds for College Performance Rising

    Coffee and all-nighters are a staple of college life, but researchers have found a rising trend among college students. They found that more students than ever are using ADHD medication to gain a competitive edge, leading to a rising rate of hospital visits related to the drugs. The study comes from Dr. Ramin Mojtabai, professor

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  • Rest After Concussion is Critical, Study Confirms

    Rest After Concussion is Critical, Study Confirms

    Doctors have long suggested a few days of bed rest after a concussion, but athletes may or may not follow that advice. Now a new study has confirmed that rest after a concussion is critical to avoid long-lasting brain damage. The study comes from Mark Burns, assistant professor of neuroscience, and other researchers at the

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