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psychiatry

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Study: Treating panic disorder works as well online

A researcher at the Center for Psychiatry Research concludes that cognitive behavior therapy can be just as effective in treating panic disorders and mild depression online as in traditional groups.

By April 12, 2010

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Samsung: You're scared to admit you want to switch

A new ad claims Samsung Experience Shops can help iPhone owners to do what they desperately want -- get a Galaxy S5.

By August 8, 2014

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Could a blood test predict suicide risk?

People at risk for suicide don't always show signs of their vulnerability. But a test that can scan biomarkers to predict actual suicidal impulses? While promising, it may go only so far.

By August 21, 2013

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Hong Kong marathon may ban cell phones, selfies

Race organizers are concerned after many smartphone-preoccupied participants in this year's race caused foot traffic accidents.

By September 17, 2013

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Brain scan may spot disease in athletes while they're still alive

Until now, a condition called chronic traumatic encephalopathy -- considered to have played a role in the deaths of former NFL players -- could be diagnosed only postmortem.

By January 23, 2013

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NASA's idea of a Mars ‘reality show’

What happens when you stick six wannabe astronauts in crammed quarters in the middle of nowhere for months? A NASA-funded study seeks to find out.

By April 1, 2014

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Shock: Research says pot makes you lazy (but not psychotic)

Scientists in London conclude that smoking your favored leaf cools down your dopamine-synthesis skills. Their initial hypothesis was that pot contributed to psychosis, which they now doubt.

By July 1, 2013

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Video gaming boosts certain brain regions, study says

Play more video games. Researchers put Super Mario 64 to the test on a small sample of gamers and find it increases gray matter in some areas of the brain.

By November 5, 2013

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GE, Mayo Clinic to develop prototype MRI brain scanner

The National Institutes of Health award GE Global Research and the Mayo Clinic a five-year, $5.7 million grant to study imaging tech used to study neurological and psychiatric disorders.

By June 8, 2011

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Snakes invade casino? Ask the social-media lie detector

A truth-detection system being funded by the EU could help distinguish fact from fiction online. Not that the Internet ever lies, of course.

By February 20, 2014