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Endocrine Society, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism , Brigham And Women's Hospital, Menopausal Symptoms, Menopause, Hot Flash, Hot Flashes, Depression, Mental Health, Sleep, Women's Health

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Neuroscience, Brain, brain networks, Brain Stimulation, Neurostimlation, Biology, Health, Epilepsy, Depression, Neurological Disorders, Psychiatric Disorders

New Study Describes What Happens When the Brain Is Artificially Stimulated

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Stimulating the brain via electricity or other means may help ease symptoms of various neurological and psychiatric disorders, with the method already used to treat conditions from epilepsy to depression. But what really happens when doctors zap the brain?

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Geriatrics, medical decisions, medical risk, medical benefits, risk, Risk Analysis, society for risk analysis, risk perceptions, benefit-risk, adult life-span risk, patient decisions, elderly and medical decisions, risk aversion, risk acceptance, Risk Communication, DOSPERT-M

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Violence Against Police Officers Can Trigger Increased Discrimination in Police Stops

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A new Yale study has found that incidents of extreme violence against police officers can lead to periods of substantially increased racial disparities in the use of force by police.

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Energy Drinks, Alcohol, Drunk Driving, caffein, energy drinks mixed with alcohol, Students, Parents, Clinicians, college administrators

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Anxiety Is an Underrecognized Yet Serious Clinical Problem for Dialysis Patients

• A new review examines how anxiety may affect the health and care of patients with kidney failure who are undergoing hemodialysis.

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'Likes' Less Likely to Affect Self-Esteem of People with Purpose

The rush of self-esteem that comes with the ubiquitous thumbs-up of a ‘like’ has more people asking that question, as Facebook and other social media sites offer more ways for friends to endorse photos and posts.

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UCI Chicano/Latino Studies Expert Can Comment on Upcoming Debate

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UCI Political Science Expert Can Comment On Upcoming Debate

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How to Talk with Kids About Traumatic Events

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In the wake of the recent terror events, a Rutgers expert discusses how to discuss violence-related fears with young children and warning signs to anticipate.

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Fish Oil May Help Improve Mood in Veterans

Low concentration of fish oil in the blood and lack of physical activity may contribute to the high levels of depressed mood among soldiers returning from combat, according to researchers, including a Texas A&M University professor and his former doctoral student.

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"Fear of Falling Can Cause You to Fall." Tips to Help Older Adults Prevent Falls

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Study Shows How a Community’s Culture and Social Connectedness Can Increase Suicide Risk

Community characteristics play an important role in perpetuating teen suicide clusters and thwarting prevention efforts, according to a new study.

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Fear of Stigma or Sanction Keeps Many Doctors From Revealing Mental Health Issues, Study Finds

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Even as doctors across America encourage their patients to share concerns about depression, anxiety and other concerns, a new study suggests the doctors may be less likely to seek help for those same concerns about themselves.

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Study Will Test Ecopipam’s Effectiveness in Treating Stuttering

Stuttering, an interruption in the flow of speech, affects about three million Americans. Currently, no Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved drug treatments are available. In an attempt to find a new medicine, a research team at the School of Medicine at the University of California, Riverside will conduct a study to determine how effective ecopipam, an orally administered medication, is as treatment against stuttering. Ten volunteers will be selected to participate in the FDA-approved clinical trial.

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The Medical Minute: Stepping Up Efforts to Home in on Teen Depression

New guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics are designed to help pediatricians identify more serious depression and suicidal tendencies so teens get the help they need to climb out of any dark holes before they get stuck.

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Working Mothers Most in Need of Social Support Are Less Likely to Receive It

A new study links nonstandard work schedules to weaker private safety nets, particularly for African-Americans, the less educated and those who don't work 9-to-5. However, there also is evidence that switching from a standard to a nonstandard schedule increases the safety net. These mixed results suggest that the working mothers most in need social support are the least likely to actually have access to it.

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Presidential Debate: Expert Panel Gives Scientific Analysis of Candidates' Performances

Four expert panelists each day will present their analyses and answer your questions live and face-to-face. This event will be virtual. You can attend with any device -- PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device (with a webcam) – anywhere with good bandwidth. To participate (ask questions) in the meeting, you must be on video, just as a normal news conference. Register below for guaranteed seating; there is limited seating in the virtual room. Eight experts (four at each event) will present their analyses. The diverse expert team (7 universities and an institute) will analyze both candidates during the debates for their gestures, facial expressions (including smiles--number, type, appropriateness, etc.), posture, language, including sentiment, tone, inflammatory language, repetition, vocabulary, sentence structure, metaphors, framing, themes, suggestions, subtlety, nuance, honesty (deceit/lies—explicit and implicit), transparency, gender issues, and more...







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