Aspergers Is Gone: How 20 Years of Psychiatry Has Just Been Rewritten

The American Psychiatric Association has just approved revisions to the manual used to diagnose the things that go bump in your soul. The first revision of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) in twenty years dictates who gets treatment and how it is treated for the foreseeable future. There are… » 12/03/12 10:18am 12/03/12 10:18am

Study: Tone Deaf People Can’t Hear Emotion In Speech Either

A study by researchers at Macquarie University has found that people with congential amusia-tone deafness-also have a harder time deciphering emotional cues in speech. That's right; if you don't get Bach, you probably don't get your barista. » 10/31/12 10:37am 10/31/12 10:37am

It's Official: Special K Makes You Feel Good

Researchers at Yale have clinically demonstrated that ketamine can very rapidly reverse synaptic dysfunction tied to depression and stress. In other words, science just proved what zillions of kids in the K hole have known for decades: Ketamine is a very effective way to make yourself feel good. » 10/05/12 12:20pm 10/05/12 12:20pm

Daughter Could Get Mom’s Uterus In World’s First Womb Transplant

A mom and daughter are poised to make medical history - the daughter, born without a uterus, could receive her mother's as a transplant. [Jezebel] » 6/13/11 11:22am 6/13/11 11:22am