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Classifications of Mental Illness—A History

December 19, 2016

It would be nice if we could follow the medical model in psychology and know exactly what the treatment is for a mental illness once we have made a diagnosis, but that does not always happen… […]

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Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s Disease

December 19, 2016

By Jeanette Norden, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Alzheimer’s is characterized primarily by the loss of neurons in certain areas of the brain. So while there […]

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The Secret Life of a Virus

December 19, 2016

By Anthony A. Goodman, M.D., Montana State University Viruses are tiny, tiny particles that are not visible by anything but the electron microscope. They are referred […]

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Malaria: The King of Tropical Diseases

December 15, 2016

By Anthony A. Goodman, M.D., Montana State University Malaria—a mosquito-borne infectious disease—is widespread in tropical and subtropical regions of Earth. One of a variety of tropical diseases, […]

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