News Archive - 2011


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Therapists revolt against psychiatry’s bible
Salon, December 27, 2011

Researchers: video games won't make you smarter
Associated Press, December 22, 2011

Smile - a lot. It just might save your life.
USA Today, December 22, 2011

Courage Cocktail
WCOM-FM, December 14, 2011

Unraveling an epidemic
Los Angeles Times, December 11, 2011

Bigger Roles for Chaplains on Patient Medical Teams
The Wall Street Journal, December 6, 2011

Spreading holiday cheer on the cheap
The News & Observer, December 4, 2011

Pregnant and addicted: Duke program offers a way back
The Herald-Sun, December 3, 2011

Stressed Out
Duke Today, November 30, 2011

Duke addiction treatment program reunites moms, children
WRAL-TV, November 30, 2011

Duke program aims to get moms off drugs
WTVD-TV, November 30, 2011

Why we get mad at our husbands, November 29, 2011

Thankfulness Linked to Positive Changes in Brain and Body
ABC News, November 23, 2011

MURDOCK Study partners for Alzheimer's research
Salisbury Post, November 23, 2011

6 Mindful Ways to Minimize Holiday Stress, November 21, 2011

Eating disorders a deeply rooted University issue
Duke Chronicle, November 18, 2011

Not Every Woman Is Wired To Be A Mom, Readers Agree
The Herald-Sun “Dear Abby” Column, November 17, 2011

Hrabowski: An educator focused on math and science
60 Minutes, November 13, 2011

Duke Center for Eating Disorders Benefit
WTVD-TV, November 10, 2011

Psychologists challenge proposed new diagnoses in DSM-5
USA Today, November 10, 2011

Manipulating Cigarette Cravings With Magnetic Stimulation
The Wall Street Journal, November 9, 2011

Black and Asian teenagers have lowest levels of drug and alcohol use; Native American youth have highest
New York Daily News, November 9, 2011

Black and Asian Teens Have Lowest Rates of Drug and Alcohol Use
Bloomberg BusinessWeek, November 8, 2011

Teen Drug And Alcohol Use Lowest Among Blacks, Asians
Huffington Post, November 8, 2011

Duke Research Breaks Down Teen Drug Use
North Carolina Public Radio – WUNC, November 8, 2011

Teen drug survey: Who abuses most?
CBS News, November 7, 2011

Teen drug use highest among Native Americans; Asians lowest
CNN, November 7, 2011

More Than a Third of Teens Turning to Alcohol, Drugs: Study
HealthDay, November 7, 2011

Study: Black teens less likely to use drugs than whites
MSNBC Grio Blog, November 7, 2011

Study: Black, Asian kids less likely to abuse drugs
The News & Observer, November 7, 2011

Study: Whites More Likely to Abuse Drugs Than Blacks
TIME, November 7, 2011

White and Hispanic Teens More Likely to Abuse Drugs than African-Americans
Duke Medicine Press Release, November 7, 2011

Extremely Picky Eater Fears Food
ABC Nightline, November 4, 2011

Brain Stimulation May Help Kill Cigarette Cravings, Study Finds
HealthDay, November 3, 2011

Commuting to Work Linked to Health Problems
ABC News, October 31, 2011

Kick the Habit
The Chicago Tribune, October 19, 2011

Half of teens shy, but for a few it's more serious
Associated Press, October 18, 2011

Gut Bacteria May Keep Statin Response in Check
MedPage Today, October 16, 2011

Effectiveness Of Statins Could Be Determined By Our Gut Bugs, Study Finds
Huffington Post, October 15, 2011

Gut bacteria may affect cholesterol drugs
Futurity, October 14, 2011

What Do Gut Bugs Have to Do With High Cholesterol? A Lot
TIME, October 14, 2011

Gut Bacteria May Affect Whether a Statin Drug Lowers Cholesterol
Duke Medicine Press Release, October 13, 2011

The Diabetes-Stress Connection: Five Easy Steps to Reduce Stress
Diabetes Health, October 9, 2011

12 Drug-Free Ways To Beat Depression
Huffington Post, October 6, 2011

Life Courses
Genome Life, September/October 2011

Talking is good medicine
Duke Medicine Connect, Fall 2011

Students lacking at National Depression Screening Day
Duke Chronicle, October 7, 2011

PANDAS: Strep Throat Can Lead to OCD in Children
ABC News, October 5, 2011

Triangle families among those battling obscure PANDAS illness
The News & Observer, October 4, 2011

The Next Nightmare May Lurk in the Medicine Cabinet
The Wall Street Journal, October 4, 2011

Duke study shows age does not necessarily lead to memory decline
WRAL-TV, September 29, 2011

Study Shows More Mental Illness, but Decline in Getting Help
ABC News, September 23, 2011

Brain Stimulation Found to Speed Up Learning
ABC News, September 21, 2011

Helping the homeless
The Herald-Sun, September 16, 2011

A Squirt of Insulin May Delay Alzheimer's
The New York Times, September 14, 2011

Understanding Mental Illness in Children
Carolina Parent, September 12, 2011

Remebering 9/11: “I Became a New Yorker”
The Herald-Sun, September 11, 2011

Top Doctors 2011 Award Winners
Duke Medicine Press Release, September 7, 2011

Documenting Medicine to Make Deeper Connections
The News & Observer, September 4, 2011

More than just a 'senior moment' isn't normal
The Herald-Sun, September 3, 2011

'Senior moments' less common than perception
USA Today, September 2, 2011

Prescribing Exercise to Treat Depression
The New York Times, August 31, 2011

Fueling the Brain with a Milkshake
The Wall Street Journal, August 30, 2011

Duke researchers find links between faith and memory performance
The News & Observer, August 29, 2011

Happiness research may help depressed
United Press International, July 29, 2011

Grasping for Any Way to Prevent Alzheimer’s
The New York Times, July 25, 2011

Attitude Adjustment: Optimism Can Stave Off Stroke in Older Patients
ABC News, July 22, 2011

Hammer Murder Suspect Told Pal He Would Kill Parents, Affidavit States
ABC News, July 21, 2011

Itchy Scalp Offers Clues to Disease
The Wall Street Journal, July 19, 2011

Duke University Medical Center Advances in National Hospital Rankings

Duke Medicine Press Release, July 19, 2011


Push to Detect Alzheimer's Earlier
The Wall Street Journal, July 18, 2011


App Helps Vets with PTSD

North Carolina Public Radio, July 15, 2011


Poorer, Less Educated Youth More Prone to Hypertension
HealthDay News, July 14, 2011


Traumatic Brain Injury Among Veterans Returning From Afghanistan and Iraq
Psychiatric Times, July 13, 2011


Thinking Away the Pain
The Wall Street Journal, July 9, 2011


In Depth: Dr. Redford Williams, Duke Behavioral Medicine Research Center
News 14 Carolina, July 8, 2011


Duke center studies addiction to nicotine
The Herald-Sun, July 8, 2011


Eating Less Salt May Not Lower Risk of Heart Disease
ABC News, July 6, 2011


Studies Examine Autism's Link to Antidepressants, Other Factors
The Wall Street Journal, July 5, 2011


Low Income, Less Education Tied to High Blood Pressure in Young Adults

Duke Medicine Press Release, July 5, 2011


Duke study to include samples from Murdock study on Alzheimer's disease
News 14 Carolina, June 30, 2011

Researchers at Duke among the first to explore robotic TMS applications

Advanced Neuro Technology Press Release, June 29, 2011

The Brain Electric
DukeMed Magazine (page 28), June 27, 2011

Turning to Software to Help Treat Brain Injuries
The New York Times, June 17, 2011


The State of Things – Meet Dr. Jeffrey Brantley
WUNC-FM, June 6, 2011


Religious Experiences Shrink Part of the Brain
Scientific American, May 31, 2011

Before Their Time
Yale Alumni Magazine, May-June 2011


Strobe Eyewear Training May Improve Visual Abilities
Duke TODAY, May 19, 2011


Philip Morris Looks to Nicotine Aerosol
The Wall Street Journal, May 27, 2011


Philip Morris Int'l buys rights to nicotine system
Associated Press, May 26, 2011


Philip Morris Snags New Smokeless Nicotine Device
FOX Business, May 26, 2011


FDA Should Ban High Doses of Alzheimer's Drug Aricept, Public Citizen Says
ABC News / Health, May 19, 2011

Prescription meds misuse rampant, deadly: report
CBS The Early Show, May 14, 2011


Psychiatrists worried by surge in accidental overdoses of opioids
The Herald-Sun, April 26, 2011


Neurosteroids as Critical Modulators of the Stress Response in PTSD
Department of Defense Video, April 4, 2011


Duke University Medical Center ranked top metro area hospital, March 29, 2011


Duke University Medical Center Ranks First in U.S.News & World Report's Best Hospitals Metro Area Rankings

Duke Medicine Press Release, March 29, 2011


Small Child, Big Worries
TIME, March 21, 2011


FDA Panel Backs Experimental Brain-Cancer-Treatment Device
The Wall Street Journal, March 17, 2011


FDA Panel Backs Device to Treat Brain Tumors
WebMD, March 17, 2011


A Mental Retardation Gene Provides Insights into Brain Formation

Duke Medicine Press Release, February 15, 2011


Can A Positive Outlook Keep Your Heart Healthy?, February 11, 2011


Is Electroconvulsive Therapy on Its Way Out?
Medscape, February 1, 2011


Worsening Depression Raises Death Risk in Heart Failure Patients
WebMD, January 29, 2011


FDA recommends approval of new compound in Alzheimer's detection
USA Today, January 22, 2011

Mattresses matter, Duke researcher reports at summit
The Herald-Sun, January 21, 2011

F.D.A. Sees Promise in Alzheimer's Imaging Drug
The New York Times, January 20, 2011

Are the mentally ill more violent?
Los Angeles Times, January 20, 2011

Worsening depression linked to poor outcomes in heart-failure patients
Medscape, January 19, 2011

More scientific progress in Alzheimer's studies
USA Today, January 19, 2011

Brain’s “Autopilot” Provides Insight into Early Development of Alzheimer’s Disease

Duke Medicine Press Release, January 18, 2011


The Troubled Life of Jared Loughner
TIME, January 15, 2011


Psychiatric Mystery: Diagnosing Jared Loughner
TIME Healthland, January 13, 2011


Can the Presence of Family and Friends Help You Heal?
ABC News, January 13, 2011


Using Electricity, Magnets for Mental Illness
The Wall Street Journal, January 11, 2011


Is There Really a Link Between Violence and Mental Illness?
The Wall Street Journal Health Blog, January 10, 2011


Controversial Gene-Depression Link Confirmed in New Study
LiveScience, January 4, 2011


Hearts breaking over economy
The Herald-Sun, January 3, 2011