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  • Mindfulness could boost opioid use disorder treatment
    on October 16, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    A new study offers evidence that mindfulness could boost the effectiveness of traditional therapy for opioid use disorder, improving control over cravings.

  • Looking for links between Parkinson's and bipolar disorder
    on October 15, 2019 at 10:00 am

    According to a recent review, individuals with bipolar disorder may have an increased risk of developing Parkinson's disease later in life.

  • Can neurofeedback training increase self-esteem in depression?
    on October 14, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    A new study suggests that fMRI neurofeedback training can increase self-esteem in people with a history of depression by strengthening brain connectivity.

  • Relaxation makes worriers more anxious
    on October 14, 2019 at 7:00 am

    Relaxation techniques can, paradoxically, provoke anxiety in some people, and a new study suggests that this is because relaxation interrupts worrying.

  • What are neurotransmitters?
    on October 12, 2019 at 12:00 am

    Neurotransmitters are chemical messengers in the nervous system. They influence mood, muscle movement, heart rate, and many other functions. Learn more here.

  • Depression: Brief change in diet may relieve symptoms
    on October 10, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    The role of nutrition in depression is an area of increasing research. A recent study tries a 3-week nutritional intervention and reports some success.

  • What are the links between alcohol and anxiety?
    on October 9, 2019 at 9:00 pm

    Many people use alcohol to reduce anxiety, but it can end up making anxiety worse in the long term. Learn about the link between alcohol and anxiety, and tips for coping here.

  • 'New lead' in hunt for better schizophrenia drugs
    on October 8, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Existing medications do not address the negative symptoms of schizophrenia. A recent study attempted to track down the source of these symptoms.

  • What to know about Xanax overdose
    on October 3, 2019 at 8:00 pm

    Taking too much Xanax can cause mild to serious side effects, and taking other drugs along with Xanax can increase the risk of overdose. Learn about the symptoms, risks, and treatments of a Xanax overdose here.

  • What does Xanax feel like?
    on October 2, 2019 at 7:00 pm

    Xanax is a benzodiazepine, a class of drug that treats anxiety and panic disorders. It usually takes less than an hour to kick in and has a calming, relaxing effect. Learn more here.

These  health news headlines  are provided courtesy of Medical News Today.