|Scientists adopt new strategy to find Huntington’s disease therapies
||Scientists searched the chromosomes of more than 4,000 Huntington’s disease patients and found that DNA repair genes may determine when the neurological symptoms begin. Partially funded by the National Institutes of Health, the results may provide a guide for discovering new treatments for Huntington’s disease and a roadmap for studying other neurological disorders. “Our hope [...]
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|Researchers collaborate in development of brain-friendly interfaces
||Recent research published in the journal Microsystems & Nanoengineering could eventually change the way people living with prosthetics and spinal cord injury lead their lives. Instead of using neural prosthetic devices–which suffer from immune-system rejection and are believed to fail due to a material and mechanical mismatch–a multi-institutional team, including Lohitash Karumbaiah of the University [...]
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|3 Strategies to Reframe Your Thinking on Exercise
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|APA's Council Bans Psychologist Participation in Interrogations at Sites Declared in Violation of International Law
||Calls for blue-ribbon panel to review ethics processes
|Consejo de la APA prohíbe la participación de psicólogos en interrogatorios de seguridad nacional
||Se solicita que el panel de alto nivel revise los procesos de ética
|7 Ways Childhood Adversity Changes the Brain
||If you’ve ever wondered why you’ve been struggling a little too hard for a little too long with chronic emotional and physical health conditions that just won’t abate, feeling as if you’ve been swimming against some invisible current that never ceases, a new field of scientific research may offer you hope, answers, and healing insights.
|Why are the Candy Crushes of the world dominating our lives?
||What happens when an organic form of existence, after evolving for millions of years, meets the last word in planned and designed addictiveness? Darwin goes searching for the gas pedal in this evolutionary phenomenon of his.
|My Gaslighting Mother
||Rewriting history; it seems odd doesn’t it? We know something happened because we experienced it, we heard it, we saw it, it is etched in our memories as if it … ...
|Silently Suffering From Hearing Loss Negatively Affects Quality of Life
||New hearing technologies can help, studies show
|If You Want To Save Your Marriage, These Are...
||If You Want To Save Your Marriage, These Are the Four People You Should Never Be I’ve had my fair share of unsuccessful relationships. Now, in a wonderful relationship … ...
|10 Simple Questions to Help You Identify or Clarify...
||I’ve said this before many times, but that’s because I think it’s so important: Our relationship with ourselves is the foundation for all relationships. It’s the foundation of everything. Part … ...
|5 Marriage Rules from a Therapist
||Below are five tips to help you have a fulfilling marriage: Respect the perspective. Everyone is a product of his or her upbringing. We all bring “family rules” into relationships, and most of the time we don’t even realize it. How did your family handle … ...
|New test measures effectiveness of treatments for Huntington's disease
||A new test allows physicians to measure the effects of gene silencing therapy in Huntington's disease and will support the first human clinical trial of a drug that targets the genetic cause of the disease.
|When Your Friends Are Further Along Than You
||I was a tremendously unpopular child. Nobody wanted to hang out with me except two brats from the playroom at IKEA and my special-ed friend Heloise. Things got better in … ...
|How to Join the Peace AND Prosperity Club
||When you read today’s post title, you probably thought to yourself, “That sounds great – sign me up for that club!” And I agree – I’d like to join too! But … ...
|Brain's ability to dispose of key Alzheimer's protein drops dramatically with age
||Some of the key changes in the aging brain that lead to increased risk of Alzheimer's Disease have now been identified by a team of researchers.
|Anger at Our Children
||Your reaction to the child's behavior depends completely on how you feel about yourself.
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||Want to know your personality type? A new study says your Facebook page says it all.