February 10, 2010
Exposure to 9/11 Fumes Tied to Chronic Headaches
Nearly 10 years after the 9/11 attacks, residents and workers exposed to dust and fumes at the World Trade Center site appear prone to persistent, sometimes severe headaches, new research suggests.
Physical Changes in Brain Linked to Altered Spirituality
Damage to specific parts of the brain boosted levels of spiritual thinking and feeling in patients, a finding that adds new insight into the connection between religious attitudes and the physical makeup of the mind, researchers say.
New Diagnostic Guidelines for Mental Illnesses Proposed
For the first time in more than a decade, the American Psychiatric Association has announced proposed changes to the
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)
, long considered the "Bible" of psychiatry.