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Biomarker breakthrough could improve Parkinson's treatment A new, non-invasive way to track the progression of Parkinson’s disease could help evaluate experimental treatments to slow or stop the disease’s progression, say experts.
Can I Quit the K-Dawgs? The K-Dawgs aka The Kardashians. There I said it. I watch it, I am somewhat addicted to it, it is a guilty pleasure that I often times over indulge in, … ...
12 Signs You Are Falling Out of Love with Your Partner The act of meeting and falling in love can be an exciting and thrilling experience for most people. The whole “newness” of learning about and experiencing feelings and events with … ...
Talent Matters for Excellence When looking at the performance of a world-class performer like Usain Bolt, it is easy to ask about the role of talent in highly skilled performance.
Princess Kate, Prince William “Would Not Hesitate” to Seek... In a time when people are working harder than ever to lift the stigma associated with mental illness, we are getting a little needed help from Princess Kate and Prince … ...
Michael Phelps Is an Example for Us All When Michael Phelps first burst onto the scene, he seemed like the perfect All-American role model. That squeaky clean image was shattered when he got his first DUI in 2004. … ...
Defect in process that controls gene expression may contribute to Huntington's disease Researchers have identified a gene silencing mechanism that maintains neuronal specification and protects against neurodegeneration, a new report outlines.
Study finds one in three former ICU patients shows symptoms of depression Almost one in three people discharged from hospital intensive care units has clinically important and persistent symptoms of depression, a so-called meta-analysis of reports on more than 4,000 patients suggests. In some patients, the symptoms can last for a year or more, and they are notably more likely in people with a history of psychological distress before an ICU stay, the investigators say.
Work productivity is key factor in assessing recovery of depressed patients While medications can quickly reduce depressive symptoms, monitoring work productivity can provide unique insight into whether a patient will require additional treatments to achieve long-term remission, a new study finds.
Can Anger be Stopped? Let’s look at an example. Dave gets home from work and snaps at his wife. Then he picks up a book that his two-year-old had left on the floor and … ...
The Devoted and Dependent Person at Work Some people seem to be self-sacrificial at work? But is this behavior more a cry for help than dedication to others at work?
15 Quotes to Inspire People with Chronic Illness Being sick is no fun. We all know that. But being chronically ill while maintaining a pleasant disposition is a daunting task even for the Greek gods. Every biological response in your body wants to lean into the creeping despair you feel. But by doing that … ...
Prescription drug abuse tied to increased risk of teen suicide Suicide is a leading cause of death for teens worldwide, and the odds of suicide attempts may be higher when adolescents abuse prescription drugs.
Is Life Like a Bowl of Ground Cherries? This afternoon found me sitting at the round glass top kitchen table in the apartment of my  friend Christa Tinari.  A Renaissance Woman, she is a soaring voiced singer and … ...
This is your brain on sentences Researchers, for the first time, have decoded and predicted the brain activity patterns of word meanings within sentences, and successfully predicted what the brain patterns would be for new sentences.
Heading for a fall: Neuroscientists reveal how overconfidence can lead to poor decision making The link between overconfidence and poor decision making is under the spotlight in a new, international study. Findings suggest that although being confident entails a reward-like component, it can lead to overconfidence which in turn can undermine decision making.
Back to School Blues It’s back to school time.  The school schedule seems to impact all of us in one way or another.  The return to school in August may impact you if you … ...
A Key Brain Protein Fits the Diametric Model Levels of the key brain protein, BDNF, vary as predicted by the diametric model of mental illness: lower in psychotic spectrum disorders, but higher in autistic spectrum ones.
Today I Love The Tide Of Life Today I love the tide of life. I love that like the weather, life is all ups and downs. I love the view from high tide, the way the world … ...
Pete’s Dragon: A Beautiful Allegory Why, I asked myself, was I crying about a dragon? But crying I was, and I didn’t know why. It wasn’t until later that I had time to think about … ...