Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

September 02, 2017
Financial stress is associated with migraine, if you have specific circadian gene variants
People with a specific variation in the CLOCK gene have more migraines under financial stress.

Is ADHD really a sleep problem?
Around 75 percent of children and adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) also have sleep problems, but until now these have been thought to be separate issues.

Study shows potential unintended effects of charter school movement
Increases in charter school enrollment in Pennsylvania have led to a decrease in property tax revenue in public school districts of about 9.5 percent from 2005 to 2012, according to a study led by a University of Kansas researcher.

Pilot study shows that neurofeedback may help treatment-resistant depression
A small pilot study has indicated that neurofeedback -- where patients concentrate on modifying their own brainwave patterns -- has potential to treat many of the 100 million people worldwide who suffer from treatment-resistant depression (TRD).

Study in early stage breast cancer shows that even small tumors can be aggressive
Even small tumours can be aggressive, according to a study in patients with early stage breast cancer that will be presented at the ESMO 2017 Congress in Madrid.
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