Sleep Deprivation Therapy Rapidly Improves Depression

Sleep Deprivation Therapy Rapidly Improves Depression Sleep Deprivation Therapy Rapidly Improves Depression from Clinical News – VHFILM on Vimeo. We review what may be viewed by some as a counter-intuitive meta analysis in regard to the rapid effects and significant success of sleep deprivation therapy on depression. Citation: Meta-Analysis of the Antidepressant Effects of Acute…

Security cameras are vulnerable to attacks using infrared light — Ben Gurion U. study

American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev   BEER-SHEVA, Israel…Sept. 19, 2017 – Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers have demonstrated that security cameras infected with malware can receive covert signals and leak sensitive information from the very same surveillance devices used to protect facilities. The method, according to researchers, will work on both…

Cells programmed like computers to fight disease

Public Release: 18-Sep-2017   Cells can be programmed like a computer to fight cancer, influenza, and other serious conditions – thanks to a breakthrough in synthetic biology by the University of Warwick University of Warwick   IMAGE: This is a figure showing RNA sequence of command. Credit: Professor Jaramillo/University of Warwick Cells can be programmed…

Asthma medication may have psychiatric side effects

Public Release: 18-Sep-2017   Wiley In a Pharmacology Research & Perspectives study, the asthma medication montelukast (trade name Singulair) was linked with neuropsychiatric reactions such as depression and aggression, with nightmares being especially frequent in children. For the study, investigators examined all adverse drug reactions on montelukast in children and adults reported to the Netherlands…

Magnetic fields to alleviate anxiety

Magnetic fields to alleviate anxiety Magnetic fields to alleviate anxiety from Clinical News – VHFILM on Vimeo. We review the study ” Medial prefrontal cortex stimulation accelerates therapy response of exposure therapy in acrophobia. Brain Stimulation ” in which a short duration of magnetic field therapy helped unlearn certain fears. Citation: Medial prefrontal cortex stimulation…

Antidepressants associated with significantly elevated risk of death, researchers find – 33% higher chance of death than non-users

Public Release: 14-Sep-2017   McMaster University HAMILTON, ON, CANADA, Sept. 14, 2014 – Antidepressant medications, most commonly prescribed to reduce depression and anxiety, increase the risk of death, according to new findings by a McMaster-led team of researchers. It’s widely known that brain serotonin affects mood, and that most commonly used antidepressant treatment for depression…

Low awareness of breast cancer overdiagnosis and overtreatment among US women

Public Release: 14-Sep-2017   Wolters Kluwer Health Did you know that routine mammograms can lead to overdiagnosis and overtreatment of breast cancer? Most American women aren’t aware of these risks of breast cancer screening, reports a study in the October issue of Medical Care, published by Wolters Kluwer. What’s more, most women don’t find statements…

H1N1 swine flu may play a role in triggering type 1 diabetes

Public Release: 13-Sep-2017 Diabetologia Infection with H1N1 influenza (also called swine flu) may put individuals, particularly children, at greater risk of subsequent type 1 diabetes (T1D), suggests new research being presented at this year’s European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) Annual Meeting in Lisbon, Portugal (11-15 September). The nationwide study found that Norwegians…

‘The dark side’ of quantum computers

Public Release: 13-Sep-2017   Eindhoven University of Technology The era of fully fledged quantum computers threatens to destroy internet security as we know it. Researchers are in a race against time to prepare new cryptographic techniques before the arrival of quantum computers, as cryptographers Tanja Lange (Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands) and Daniel J.…

Illusion to help you read smaller fonts

Illusion to help you read smaller fonts Illusion to help you read smaller fonts from Clinical News – VHFILM on Vimeo. We review the research ” Illusory Increases in Font Size Improve Letter Recognition ” in which by rotating a spiral in a clockwise direction test subjects we enabled to read fonts that were to…

Connecting up the quantum internet

Public Release: 11-Sep-2017   First practical building blocks for a global quantum internet Centre for Quantum Computation & Communication Technology   IMAGE: Dr Rose Ahlefeldt and A. Prof Matthew Sellars operating a high resolution dye laser (used to study rare earth crystals) in the solid state spectroscopy laboratory at Australian National University Credit: ANU/cqc2t.org Researchers…

AI uses less than two minutes of videogame footage to recreate game engine

Public Release: 11-Sep-2017   Georgia Institute of Technology Game studios and enthusiasts may soon have a new tool at their disposal to speed up game development and experiment with different styles of play. Georgia Institute of Technology researchers have developed a new approach using an artificial intelligence to learn a complete game engine, the basic…