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Genetic link to psychiatric disorders

Health 28 February 2013 Five psychiatric disorders ‘linked’ By James Gallagher Health and science reporter, BBC News   Autism, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder and schizophrenia all share several genetic risk factors, according to a major study. … Continue reading

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ADHD linked to motor coordination

Research Links ADHD, Organizational, Motor Coordination Deficits     Technion and University of Haifa researchers have discovered a link between ADHD, organizational deficits and motor coordination problems . Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R. Janaury 17, 2013 Scientists at the Technion … Continue reading

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Social deficits characteristic of ASD

Published: August 19, 2012 http://www2.timesdispatch.com/lifestyles/2012/aug/19/tdflair01-relationships-are-challenging-for-people-ar-2134195/ Relationships are challenging for people with autism spectrum disorders By Tammie Smith Edward Wren used to automatically assume that when he liked someone romantically, that person returned the feelings. So he used to “jump right … Continue reading

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Gene linked to ALS

Tel Aviv scientists discover possible link to ‘Lou Gehrig’s disease’ Researchers: It will be possible to prevent its transmission to future generations. By Dan Even | Jul.18, 2012 |  A joint study by researchers from Tel Aviv’s Sourasky Medical Center … Continue reading

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Aging brain can be creative brain

The aging brain: Why getting older just might be awesome – CNN.com By Amanda Enayati, Special to CNN Tue June 19, 2012 You can seek out new environments that support your insights and creativity, experts say.   (CNN) — Google … Continue reading

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Lack of sleep increases stress

Too Little Sleep Tied to Stroke Risk By By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, June 11 (HealthDay News) — Middle-aged and older people who regularly sleep less than six hours a night may be significantly raising their risk of stroke, … Continue reading

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Tel Aviv welcomes gays

Thousands turn out for Tel Aviv gay pride parade (AFP) – June 8, 2012 TEL AVIV — Tens of thousands of people turned out on Friday for Israel’s annual gay pride parade, dancing in the streets of Tel Aviv and … Continue reading

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Human brain is orderly

Brain Wired in an ‘Astonishingly’ Simple Grid Structure Megan Brooks April 5, 2012 — A new brain imaging study shows that the human brain is wired in a simple and orderly 3-dimensional grid, akin to a checkerboard, with no diagonal … Continue reading

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