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Low Cholesterol Linked to Severe Depression and Violent Behavior in Men

...s studying the link between cholesterol levels and personality disorders at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York told that after researchers began testing the first drugs designed to lower elevated cholesterol levels, she found that a lot of people taking the drugs were dying of causes unrelated to cardiov...

Herbs for Rememberance

...ausing lack of concentration, memory loss and even personality changes. Dramatic alterations in memory and neurot...pheral circulation, improve mood, promote positive personality and behaviour and to help reduce fits in epilepsy. Along with another herb called mucuna pruriens, i...

Humour inherited

...to do with your upbringing say UK biologists. Most personality traits such as being introverted or extroverted ar...at the same things. "It's a surprise because most personality traits have genetic components," says Spector. "This implies that there's a lot of cultural influenc...

Women's strong sense of smell

... not found in middle age and beyond (50-87 years), personality and semantic memory were found to be better predictors of odour identification, even when sex, age and education were taken into account." The tests were originally carried out on six subjects. They used benzaldehyde again and a second substance, i...

High Cholesterol linked to Alzheimer’s diseas

...on, but the disease eventually leads to confusion, personality and behavior changes and impaired judgment. Communication becomes more difficult as the disease progresses. Having high cholesterol appears to be bad for more than the heart - it may also increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. The stu...

Chemical in Gila monster's saliva yields Alzheimer drug

...asks. The disease eventually leads// to confusion, personality and behavior changes and impaired judgment. Communication becomes more difficult as the disease progresses, leaving those affected struggling to find words, finish thoughts or follow directions. Eventually, most people with Alzheimer’s disease become...

Control of anger disorder connected to Brain Dysfunction

...hat involve impulsive behavior--such as antisocial personality disorder and obsessive/compulsive disorder--show deficits similar to those found....

Psychiatric issues common in brain disease

...gnisable psychiatric disorder, such as depression, personality disorder or dementia. They found similar rates among patients with other diseases of the cerebellum. In a way this is hardly surprising - who wouldn't be depressed if diagnosed with degenerative brain disease? What's new here is that the researchers ...

Attitude affects life's quality

... In the 1970s, participants were assessed using a personality test. Using a scale, researchers determined who was optimistic, pessimistic or a mixture of both. The same group of 400 patients were questioned 35 years later. This time the participants were questioned about their physical functioning, role limitat...

Self control makes stress response easy

...s moderated by many psychological factors, such as personality and attitude. Researchers at Pennsylvania State University find that the belief you can control a situation reduces the stress response. A group of 30 students played a game of video 'catch' - which simulates a stress situation. The game was accompa...

Personality Impacts Arthritis

The personality of a patient can have a major impact on how suscep...archers from The Netherlands looked at the role of personality characteristics to determine who is best able to cope with a diagnosis. Researchers studied 78 pati...

Dealing with personality disorders

...reating rapid mood shifts in women with borderline personality disorder. This study , which included 38 non-schizophrenic, non-bipolar women with borderline// personality disorder between the ages of 19 and 51 was conducted by researchers from various universities in Net...

Life after Bypass not so Promising for Women.

... or women may be more influenced by environment or personality after the operation than men, leading to less positive results....

Anger Hard on the Heart

... that health professionals need to understand that personality traits may be detrimental to the health of some individuals....

Substance abuse linked to adult antisocial syndrome

Antisocial personality disorder is common in people who are into substanc...information from 43,000 adults of USA. Antisocial personality disorder is a form of psychiatric condition that is characterized by behavior that tends to manipula...

Personality profiles of gamblers and substance abusers are similar

...lcoholics. Researchers have been able to identify personality traits of problem gambling behavior in people and ...ess, feeling victimized, and rebellious. The total personality profile of these people may be matched with those of substance abusers, said the researchers. Refer...

Researchers Present Ways To Reduce The Risk Of Dementia

...fitness, vascular disease and diabetes, as well as personality type and stress levels, were found to increase risk of cognitive impairment later in life. Low levels of folic acid and vitamin B12, high levels of low-density lipoproteins and low levels of high-density lipoproteins emerged as important for risk of ...

Forensic Phonetics – Scientific Solution for Legal Problem

...cal profiling; making statements about a speaker's personality or state of mind based on characteristics of their voice. This information on Forensic Phonetics maybe especially interesting to read as recently in India there have been a few instances where this advance has been used. The most recent case is tha...

PET Scanning can help in early detection of Alzheimer’s diseas

...toms of memory loss, confusion, impaired judgment, personality changes, disorientation and loss of language skills. Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a term used to describe a subtle but measurable deterioration of cognitive capabilities, such as memory function. Individuals with MCI are able to function reas...

Age of first alcoholic drink determined by tendency to cheat

... members had diagnoses of alcoholism or antisocial personality disorder (aggressive, unpleasant behavior). From...amily history of alcohol dependency or anti-social personality disorder did not relate to age of first drink. However, the number of conduct disorder symptoms a ch...

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