Many Mental Illnesses Reduce Life Expectancy More Than Heavy Smoking
Serious mental illnesses reduce life expectancy
by 10-20 years, an analysis by psychiatrists has shown -- a loss of
years that's equivalent to or worse than that for heavy smoking. Yet
mental ... (May 23, 2014, ScienceDaily)
Fast-Acting Antidepressant Appears Within
In mice, a drug produces evidence of a mood lift within 24 hours and
then continues working for sustained depression relief. A fast-acting
antidepressant would be a welcome development for patients ...(Apr.
E-Cigarettes: No Smoke, No Danger?
Smokers turn to e-cigarettes to ease nicotine withdrawal, or to
avoid harmful chemicals in tobacco smoke. But many use e-cigarettes in
public spaces and regular cigarettes everywhere else. Quitting ...(Apr
2, 2014, ScienceDaily)
Mindfulness-Based Meditation Helps Teenagers With Cancer
Mindfulness-based meditation could
lessen some symptoms associated with cancer in teens,
according to the results of a clinical trial intervention.
Mindfulness-based meditation focuses on the present
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