|Women Today Sounding Like 1950’s Men?
||I asked a question on my Facebook page: QUESTION FOR Ladies Who Are In Relationships With Men: What if he showed up one day and announced that he was IN … ...
|Additional time spent outdoors by children results in decreased rate of nearsightedness
||The addition of a daily outdoor activity class at school for three years for children in Guangzhou, China, resulted in a reduction in the rate of myopia (nearsightedness, the ability to see close objects more clearly than distant objects), according to a study in the September 15 issue of JAMA. Myopia has reached epidemic levels [...]
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|Yoga improves mental wellbeing among people with arthritis
||A randomized trial of people with two common forms of arthritis has found that yoga can be safe and effective for people with arthritis. Johns Hopkins researchers report that 8 weeks of yoga classes improved the physical and mental wellbeing of people with two common forms of arthritis, knee osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. The study [...]
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|Teen marijuana use down in the United States despite greater availability and legalization
||Marijuana use among American high school students is significantly lower today than it was 15 years ago, despite the legalization in many states of marijuana for medical purposes, a move toward decriminalization of the drug and the approval of its recreational use in a handful of places, new research suggests. The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School [...]
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|A better look at how the interpretation of the Bible influences political attitudes
||Measuring how religion affects a person’s political attitudes and behavior can provide powerful insight to everyone from pundits to presidents. Now there’s a new strategy to gather better, more nuanced perspective on that religious influence than ever before, developed by University of Cincinnati researchers. UC’s Andrew Lewis and Stephen Mockabee presented research titled “Measuring Biblical [...]
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|Study finds ‘modest’ link between SSRI antidepressants and violent crime
||Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) use is modestly associated with violent crime, according to a study published this week in PLOS Medicine. The cohort study, by Seena Fazel from the University of Oxford, and colleagues, showed in subgroup analysis that this association was evident in participants aged 15-24, but not significant for individuals aged 25 [...]
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|PRO: A New Therapy Model
||This article will introduce you to a new psycho-therapeutic model. The purpose of the model is to identify which of three emotional energetic states a person is in and then … ...
|Once More With Feeling
||Crisis schmisis. This is how science works. People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
|Nostalgia Helps You Make and Keep Friends
||Lacking the motivation to socialize? Try nostalgia.
|Spleen may provide new target for treating stroke's debilitating chronic inflammation
||Stroke injures the brain, but a new study indicates an abdominal organ that plays a vital role in immune function, the spleen, may be a target for treating stroke-induced chronic inflammation leading to further brain cell death.
|Controlling brain cells with sound waves
||A new technique to selectively and noninvasively turn on groups of neurons in worms could be boon to science and medicine.
|[Cruise Vacation Warning]: Study Uncovers A Common Insidious Mistake...
||Picture this: It’s 1999 and you’re on your way to see a movie that you’re told has an absolutely mind-blowing surprise ending. You feel like it’s some big secret the … ...
|Four Ways This Familiar Flirty Behaviour is Attractive
Why strangers who do this together are more likely to date.
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|Is it tougher for men to embrace change than women?
||Study shows ego and money pressures may keep older men from making life changes.
|Can cocoa extract prevent Alzheimer's?
||Researchers say cocoa polyphenols might prevent the production of harmful proteins that have been linked to Alzheimer's disease.
|A Simple Method to Help You Relax
||Do you stay up all night brooding over things? Do you spend each day, every hour on the half hour, regretting something you said or did? Do you worry about … ...
|Your Belief in Porn Addiction Makes Things Worse
||New research shows that the belief that one is a porn addict causes psychological suffering over time. This is an important wake-up call to the many people who tout the idea that porn is addictive. Their promotion of this concept is akin to those who have exploited people by selling dangerous quack remedies which ultimately caused harm.
|6 Surprising Myths of Inpatient Residential Rehab
||We’ve all seen the commercials: gentle, soothing music playing over a reassuring voice that tells you that this specific rehab center is going to change your life. Because, after all, it’s changed his. Inpatient rehab centers offer treatment for people with substance abuse or alcohol … ...
|What’s Behind the Video Selfie?
||Selfies have gone from the occasional Facebook post of people celebrating good times to elaborate video recordings of their everyday activities. Some people even post videos of themselves surviving an emergency. Whether or not you believe the selfie is a cause, or result, of narcissism, it seems to be here to stay, especially in its most recent, video, format.
|New drugs could stop growth of drug-resistant childhood tumors
||New drugs are needed to treat the most common type of childhood brain tumor and could also be effective against skin cancer, scientists report. They tested a drug called Roflumilast in mice with a brain tumor that is resistant to Vismodegib, the drug in current use. Roflumilast is normally used to treat inflammatory lung diseases. It dramatically inhibited tumor growth from the first day of treatment. As expected, Vismodegib had no effect.