October 22nd 2009
At least 30 Australian children have attempted suicide or are have experienced severe depression while on various medications to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
October 15th 2009
A recently discovered virus may be a leading cause of the baffling condition known as chronic fatigue syndrome.
September 30th 2009
People suffering the chronic pain condition fibromyalgia are more likely to have poor balance and weakness in the arms and legs than people without the condition.
September 23rd 2009
People who experience insomnia have heightened levels of nighttime blood pressure, which can result in cardiac problems.
September 21st 2009
Drug maker Merck & Co. halted tests of it experimental migraine medicine MK-3207 after patients experienced liver-test abnormalities.
September 16th 2009
A study seeks to determine if skills-based interactive games can help four- and five-year olds battle attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
September 11th 2009
University of Utah scientists will examine the effectiveness of meditation as a sleep aid for cancer patients, according to several reports.
September 9th 2009
People who suffer from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder have low levels of a key chemical that controls the brain’s system for motivation and reward.
August 14th 2009
High-fat diets temporarily reduce short-term memory functions, according to a new study.
August 13th 2009
Traditional Chinese acupuncture increases brain receptors' ability to lessen pain, according to a new study.
August 12th 2009
A surgical procedure resembling a forehead lift may provide relief for people who frequently suffer from migraines.
August 11th 2009
Women who are optimistic have a lower probability of developing heart disease than negatively minded women.
August 10th 2009
Medical care focused on mind-body therapies could help patients recover from fibromyalgia, a chronic pain syndrome.
August 7th 2009
Human brain cells hold an eye-opening amount of mobile elements, or “jumping genes”—genomic variability that could help explain human individuality.
August 6th 2009
The improving diagnosis of fibromyalgia will drive major worldwide markets for years to come.
August 5th 2009
Mexican children with undocumented parents have a greater developmental risk than Latino or white children with documented or U.S. citizen parents, according to a recent study.
August 4th 2009
The brain wiring of psychopaths varies significantly from ordinary people and may provide a biological breakdown of the disorder.
August 3rd 2009
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration delayed the approval of Intuniv, an attention-deficit hyperactivity drug designed for children ages 6 to 17 years.
July 31st 2009
Scientists have developed an accurate method of examining the brain and unveiling a person’s mental state through functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI).
July 30th 2009
The human brain can adapt itself to changing demands with unexpected speed, according to findings from MIT neuroscientists.
July 23rd 2009
Neurofeedback can be regarded as an evidence-based treatment for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, according to a study.
July 22nd 2009
The Nintendo Wii may help treat symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, including depression, according to a recent study.
July 21st 2009
A new study finds that women with a history of migraines have a 26 percent reduced risk of developing breast cancer.
July 15th 2009
Researchers have discovered hundreds of gene variations that may be linked to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
July 9th 2009
Middle-aged women who experience migraines with aura, visual or sensory disturbances, are four times more likely to suffer a stroke than women without migraines.
July 8th 2009
Targacept Inc. announced that its drug development partner AstraZeneca agreed to pay $10 million to further develop an experimental drug to treat attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
July 6th 2009
Attention deficit drugs like Ritalin and Adderall can increase the risk of sudden death in children and adolescents.
July 3rd 2009
Toyota Motor Corp. has developed a wheelchair that can be steered by brainwaves alone.
July 1st 2009
New data suggests that sodium oxybate reduces pain associated with fibromyalgia.
June 30th 2009
Shares of Jazz Pharmaceuticals Inc. jump after positive trials on its fibromyalgia drug.
June 29th 2009
Nintendo unveiled the Wii Vitality Sensor, a pulse-measuring device that can monitor stress levels.
June 18th 2009
New data suggests that biofeedback therapy and electrical pelvic floor stimulation quickens recovery periods for patients who have undergone radical prostatectomy.
June 18th 2009
Researchers have discovered a possible genetic link to the development of pelvic floor disorders such as urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.
June 16th 2009
Two inventors have received “patent pending” on a stress relief device, according to Globe Newswire.
June 16th 2009
Researchers are using integrated therapy, including tai chi and singing bowls, on Tibetan monks suffering from traumatic stress as a result of being tortured.
May 20th 2009
Research from Utah State University sheds new light about applied psychophysiology, according to a recent report...
May 20th 2009
Seemingly harnessing the powers of Jedi masters, the game industry recently released two toy games that allow players to move objects solely through the powers of concentration...
May 19th 2009
Residents of timeworn Gaza are looking to the future to help them cope with the stress of warfare, according to a recent report by the Associated Press.
More and more Gazans are turning to alternative forms of medicine that rely on self-regulation, like biofeedback and meditation, to help relieve stress...
May 19th 2009
The Northeast Regional Biofeedback Society will host its 2009 Spring Conference on April 25 at the Elizabeth Arden Building on Fifth Avenue and 58th Street in New York City.
Titled “Being in the Zone: Biofeedback and Neurofeedback for Artistic, Athletic and Academic Performance,” the conference will feature several workshops and keynote speakers....