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August 16, 2005

Money Can Buy Happiness After All

Can money buy happiness? Yes, claim the authors of a new study -- but only up to a point.

Psychology has shown that richer people generally rank the overall quality of their lives more favorably than poorer people do. (

Posted by news editor at 05:48 AM

August 09, 2005

Brainwave Test for Schizophrenia

Differences between schizophrenics and healthy individuals in brainwave responses to auditory stimuli may point the way to a new diagnostic tool for this disease, Australian researchers report. (

Posted by news editor at 11:15 AM

August 04, 2005

Bipolar Disorder More Severe in Children

People may think small kids don't generally get as sick as grown-ups. But new research shows that when bipolar disorder, or manic depression, is involved, the exact opposite is true. (

Posted by news editor at 11:30 AM