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Thursday, 17 January 2019

Advances in the study of drugs to combat cognitive impairment in schizophrenia

Advances in the study of drugs to combat cognitive impairment in schizophrenia
- Schizophrenia is a serious, chronic mental disorder involving a series of symptoms. It is one of the leading causes of disability worldwide. Various ...

Parents often don't know when teens have suicidal thoughts

Parents often don't know when teens have suicidal thoughts
- Even so, the results highlight the potential for adolescents' mental health problems and suicidal thoughts to go undetected, said Dr. Jacqueline ...

Scientists discovered three drugs that can reduce severe mental health symptoms

Scientists discovered three drugs that can reduce severe mental health symptoms
- Three common drugs normally used to treat cardiovascular problems or diabetes could also aid in the treatment of some serious mental health ...

Virtual Reality's Latest Use? Diagnosing Mental Illness

Virtual Reality's Latest Use? Diagnosing Mental Illness
- In an email, Chan says VR could take on a bigger role in diagnosing mental disorders as VR gear becomes cheaper and easier to use.

Trump's economy is great for billionaires, not for working people

Trump's economy is great for billionaires, not for working people
- The economy could not be better for the top 1% and corporate America. .... At a time of massive income and wealth inequality, Trump's policies are ...

White people assume niceness is the answer to racial inequality. It's not

White people assume niceness is the answer to racial inequality. It's not
- While most of us see ourselves as 'not racist', we continue to reproduce ... racial inequality persists, and institutions continue to be overwhelmingly ...While most of us see ourselves as 'not racist', we continue to reproduce ... racial inequality persists, and institutions continue to be overwhelmingly ...

Intensive' Parenting Is Now the Norm in America

Intensive' Parenting Is Now the Norm in America
- Intensive parenting is a style of child-rearing fit for an age of inequality, ... of the high-paying jobs that America cordons off for the best-credentialed.

States are on the front lines of fighting inequality

States are on the front lines of fighting inequality
- Y., almost immediately took aim at America's growing income inequality by recommending a 70 percent tax rate on income over US$10 million.