Hundreds of thousands of people showed up in force all across the country this weekend to demand action on gun violence in the wake of the February shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. Now, the burgeoning March for Our Lives movement is focusing on turning the student activists' talking points into reality. March for Our Lives organizers are calling on supporters to register to vote, educate themselves on issues and cast a ballot in upcoming elections.
We are all aware that physical activity, often in the form of structured exercise, helps to improve physical and mental health. New research now finds that stopping exercise may result in increased depressive symptoms. University of Adelaide researchers performed an analysis of prior studies that examined the effects of stopping exercise in regularly active adults. Ph.D. student Julie Morgan discovered that exercise cessation may lead to detrimental mental health effects in t
A new study reveals that children as young as 4 years old with symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) showed reduced brain volumes in regions essential for behavioral control. The study represents the first comprehensive examination of cortical brain volume in preschool children with ADHD, providing an indication that anomalous brain structure is evident in early development stages.
“These findings confirm what patients have known for a while — even in