Biological Psychiatry

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Name: Biological Psychiatry
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 31 2014 - 2 reports

Study identifies new targets for developing novel treatment for alcohol dependence

Group encourages approval of lung cancer screening for eligible Medicare patientsSpecial issue of Technology and Innovation includes articles from Patents for Humanity winnersStudy opens door to new treatments for brain diseasesStem cell technologies ... [Published News-Medical.Net - Oct 31 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Stomach hormone triggers alcohol craving: study

A hormone released by the stomach also has the potential to stimulate alcohol craving, a new study has found.Ghrelin is a hormone released by the stomach and it stimulates appetite and food intake.Alcohol is commonly viewed as a psychoactive substance ... [Published Business Standard India - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Hormone triggers alcohol cravings

New York, Oct 30Apart from the brain, a hormone released by the stomach stimulates alcohol cravings, found a research.The hormone, ghrelin, is released by the stomach and it stimulates appetite and food intake.Alcohol is commonly viewed as a psychoactive ... [Published ProKerala.com - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 1 reports

Babies’ Lack of Interest in Faces Linked to Callous Behavior in Toddlerhood

A baby’s preference for a human face, rather than an object, is connected to lower levels of insensitive and unemotional behaviors when the baby becomes a toddler, according to scientists at King’s College London, the , and the University of Liverpoo ... [Published Psych Central - Oct 26 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

5 Stress-Relievers That Keep the Pounds Off

Do it by stressing less. Women who experienced stressful events burned 104 fewer calories per day and less fat than those who didn't, even when all were on the same two-day meal plan, reveals a study in Biological Psychiatry . Over a year, that could ... [Published Good Housekeeping - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Babies’ interest in human faces linked to unemotional traits

Reers assessed if infants spent longer tracking a person's face compared to an inanimate objectScientists at the University of Liverpool, King's College London and the University of Manchester have found that an infant's preference for a person's face, ... [Published Noodls - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Could eating more fish make antidepressants work better?

New research finds that increasing fatty fish intake may be one way to improve the response rate among depressed patients who do not find antidepressants beneficial. Up to half of patients with depression[1] do not respond to selective serotonin[2] reuptake ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 3 reports

Gene variants implicated in ADHD identify attention, language -- ScienceDaily

Are deficits in attention limited to those with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or is there a spectrum of attention function in the general population? The answer to this question has implications for psychiatric diagnoses and perhaps ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

Gene Variants Implicated in ADHD Identify Attention and Language Deficits in the General Population

Reports new study in Biological Psychiatry SOURCE: Elsevier DESCRIPTION: Philadelphia, PA, October 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Are deficits in attention limited to those with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or is there a spectrum of attention ... [Published theCSRfeed - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Institutional rearing may increase risk for attention-deficit disorder by altering cortical development

Over the past decades, we have seen numerous tragic examples where the failure of institutions to meet the needs of infants for social contact and stimulation has led to the failure of these infants to thrive.Infancy and childhood are critical life periods ... [Published Science Daily - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

More news of omega-3 and the blues

People with hepatitis C are more likely to become depressed. And it’s not just because they have a contagious liver disease. Often, the treatment given to patients induces depression as a side effect. A new study suggests that omega-3 fatty acids may ... [Published New Hope 360 - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 2 reports

Fish oils may prevent some forms of depression

A new study, led by King's College London, has found that omega-3 fatty acids reduce the rates of depression among patients with high levels of inflammation. The study is published in Biological Psychiatry. Patients with increased inflammation have a ... [Published Noodls - Oct 03 2014]

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"In this study, we established a link between alcohol consumption, craving and activation of pro-inflammatory cytokines which contribute to a systemic inflammatory status in alcohol-dependent patients" said Stärkel
"This effect only lasts for a couple of hours, so that the impairing effect in this case is a temporary impairment of retrieval. The memory is not lost. It is just inaccessible or less accessible for a period of time,” said James McGaugh, director of the Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory at the University of California at Irvine, according to the University of Texas Medical Branch ."
..." The article is "Role of Inflammatory Pathways, Blood Mononuclear Cells, and Gut-Derived Bacterial Products in Alcohol Dependence" by Sophie Leclercq, Christine De Saeger, Nathalie Delzenne, Philippe de Timary, and Peter Stärkel (doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2014.02.003)...
"This study provides a direct translation on the role of ghrelin in alcohol-seeking behaviours in humans from previous research conducted in rodents" said Dr Lorenzo Leggio, Clinical Investigator in the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) and the National Institute on Drug Abuse...

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Study identifies new targets for developing nov... [Published News-Medical.Net - Oct 31 2014]
Effects Of Stress: 5 Surprising Stress-Related ... [Published Medical Daily - Oct 30 2014]
Breakdown in gut barriers to bacteria may promo... [Published EurekAlert! - Oct 30 2014]
Stomach hormone triggers alcohol craving: study [Published Business Standard India - Oct 30 2014]
Why are some people brave and others such cowards? [Published Aeon Magazine - Oct 30 2014]
Hormone triggers alcohol cravings [Published ProKerala.com - Oct 30 2014]
Risk for Substance Abuse in ADHD Relatives Due ... [Published Diabetes Care - Oct 29 2014]
Ghrelin stimulates an appetite for drinking alc... [Published Medical Xpress - Oct 29 2014]
CBS Sci-Tech: Study: Two genes may contribute t... [Published CBS News - Oct 29 2014]
Ghrelin Stimulates an Appetite for Drinking Alc... [Published theCSRfeed - Oct 29 2014]
Pay attention to your baby for emotional well b... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Oct 27 2014]
Stereotactic Neurosurgery for Psychiatric Disor... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Oct 27 2014]
Babies’ Lack of Interest in Faces Linked to Cal... [Published Psych Central - Oct 26 2014]
How To Tell If Your Baby Is A Brooding Loner [Published Medical Daily - Oct 24 2014]
5 Stress-Relievers That Keep the Pounds Off [Published Good Housekeeping - Oct 22 2014]
Babies’ interest in human faces linked to unemo... [Published Noodls - Oct 21 2014]
Could eating more fish make antidepressants wor... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 20 2014]
Could eating more fish make antidepressants wor... [Published Medical News Today - Oct 20 2014]
Nurture Can Improve Cortical Thickness in ADD [Published BellaOnline - Oct 16 2014]
Omega-3 Shown to Reduce Rates of Depression in ... [Published HighBeam Research - Oct 16 2014]
Babies' interest in human faces linked to callo... [Published Medical Xpress - Oct 16 2014]
Early Childhood Neglect Associated With Altered... [Published Slashdot - Oct 16 2014]
Childrens' Nutritional Needs and Realities in a... [Published Sexual Development - Oct 15 2014]
Gene variants implicated in ADHD identify atten... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 15 2014]
Gene variants implicated in ADHD identify atten... [Published Medical Xpress - Oct 15 2014]
Gene variants implicated ADHD identify attentio... [Published EurekAlert! - Oct 15 2014]
Gene Variants Implicated in ADHD Identify Atten... [Published theCSRfeed - Oct 15 2014]
Ecstasy and Acid in Your Medicine Cabinet? Doct... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Oct 14 2014]
Orphanage care linked to thinner brain tissue i... [Published Medical Xpress - Oct 14 2014]
Institutional rearing may increase risk for att... [Published Science Daily - Oct 14 2014]
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Ghrelin Stimulates an Appetite for Drinking Alc... [Published theCSRfeed - Oct 29 2014]
Reports new study in Biological Psychiatry SOURCE: Elsevier DESCRIPTION: Philadelphia, PA, October 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Ghrelin is a hormone released by the stomach and it stimulates appetite and food intake. Alcohol is commonly viewed as a psychoactive ...
Gene Variants Implicated in ADHD Identify Atten... [Published theCSRfeed - Oct 15 2014]
Reports new study in Biological Psychiatry SOURCE: Elsevier DESCRIPTION: Philadelphia, PA, October 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Are deficits in attention limited to those with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or is there a spectrum of attention ...
Institutional Rearing May Increase Risk for Att... [Published theCSRfeed - Oct 14 2014]
Reports new study in Biological Psychiatry SOURCE: Elsevier DESCRIPTION: Philadelphia, PA, October 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Over the past decades, we have seen numerous tragic examples where the failure of institutions to meet the needs of infants for ...
Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Prevent Some Forms of D... [Published theCSRfeed - Oct 01 2014]
Reports new study in Biological Psychiatry SOURCE: Elsevier DESCRIPTION: Philadelphia, PA, October 1, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Patients with increased inflammation, including those receiving cytokines for medical treatment, have a greatly increased risk ...
Selectively Rewiring the Brain’s Circuitry to T... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 30 2014]
A new study in Biological Psychiatry reports how magnetic stimulation treatment works SOURCE: Elsevier DESCRIPTION: Philadelphia, PA, September 30, 2014 /3BL Media/ – On Star Trek, it is easy to take for granted the incredible ability of futuristic ...
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