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Single gene mutation causes severely debilitating disease of brain blood vessels The cause of a disease that targets blood vessels in the brain -- leading to multiple debilitating symptoms and, often, to early death -- has been tracked to a single mutated gene, opening up the immediate possibility of improved patient care through genetic testing, and of future treatments.
The Benefits Of Yoga For ADHD Introduction Exercise is a great remedy for the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. However, have you ever tried yoga for the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder? Believe it … ...
More Evidence Regarding the Causes of Homosexuality Development of a homosexual preference might have something to due with the maternal environment a male fetus finds itself in
Patients with moderate to severe TBI twice as likely to die from an unintentional injury Research examining adults with moderate to severe TBI who participated in rehabilitation showed that they were twice as likely to die from an unintentional injury that occurred following their TBI. This was in comparison to individuals in rehabilitation of similar age, sex, and race but without TBI. People who have had a moderate to severe TBI may experience changes in cognition and balance, which may put them at greater risk of subsequent unintentional injuries.
The Ability To Hyperfocus With ADHD Introduction According to adhd.newlifeoutlook.com, “When you think of someone with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you likely think of someone who can’t focus on any subject for any period. You … ...
7 Ways to Improve Your Emotional Intelligence Howard Gardner argued that instead of intelligence being a single ability, humans had the ability to develop multiple intelligences, 9 to be exact. Some people have a natural proficiency in emotional or interpersonal intelligence but others have difficulty with this. Although this article focuses on … ...
What Not to Say to an Unloved Daughter (Really) Among the many unintentional downsides to the popularity of positive thinking—yes, the “we got lemons so let’s make lemonade!” approach—in addition to the thousands of memes, placards, and tea cozies … ...
Today I Love Being Slow On Monday Morning Today I love being slow on Monday Morning, having places to go but nowhere to be in any great hurry. I love finding my pace, choosing my path, making plans … ...
Fatherhood Plummets Testosterone.... Maybe Dads Beware: Does fatherhood impact your hormones?
Bird Brain: An Exploration of Avian Intelligence Dr. Nathan Emery's new book "Bird Brain: An Exploration of Avian Intelligence" is a gold mine of information and surprises about the latest research on bird smarts.
ADHD Get Off The Bus So you’re looking for work? Well, a lot of us do that. We change jobs frequently. It seems that some jobs look like they’re going to be the next great … ...
Forgiveness & One of the Most Important, Overlooked Things... There are a lot of factors that make relationships work well. One of the most important keys to a successful, long-term relationship is forgiveness. The act of forgiveness is immensely powerful and humbling. Some people have a hard time with it, usually due to past … ...
Research Updates in Psychiatry: Long-Term Outcomes in Anxiety Treatment... Long-Term Outcomes in Anxiety Treatment Anxiety disorders are among the most common psychiatric conditions in kids, and they are often predictive of future psychiatric problems. Researchers recently examined if effective treatment of anxiety disorders early on had positive long-term outcomes. In this naturalistic follow-up study … ...
When You Forget That You’re Infinitely Creative and Made... It’s funny that so many of us second guess our ability to create. We assume that we can’t write or compose poetry or invent stories. We assume that we can’t draw, … ...
Can blood tests detect schizophrenia and other mental illnesses? Mental disorders lack what most other health diagnoses rely on: biological markers.
Twins at higher risk for eating disorders, experts say Because twins share genes, they are more likely to have an eating disorder than if they were only siblings.
Is social media to blame for the worsening mental health of teenage girls? New research by the Department of Education has found that the mental well-being of teenage girls in the UK is worsening. The survey, which took the views of 30,000 14-year-old pupils in 2005 and 2014, found that 37% of girls suffer from psychological distress, up from 34% in 2005. (This compares with 15% for boys [...]
How rap music influences African American girls’ perceptions of skin color Do you know a young, African-American female who listens to hip-hop and rap music?  Chances are that her self-image is being influenced by the lyrics.  Interviews with young African-American girls revealed they believed that today’s hip-hop and rap artists placed more value on the beauty of “redbones” and “yellowbones” than that of dark-skinned African-American girls [...]
Study on earwitnesses finds children better at recalling a sound when it evokes emotion Eyewitness testimony has been a key part of memory research in recent decades, focussing on whether our recollections of events are accurate and reliable enough to be used as evidence to make convictions. Researchers generally agree that memories can easily be altered and certain precautions need to be taken to ensure that an individual’s memory [...]
These personality factors predict selfie-posting behavior on social networking sites In recent years, the prevalence of “selfies”—pictures a person takes of oneself—has all but exploded alongside the ever-increasing popularity of social media. Social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat are rife with selfies posted by a variety of people. But what factors make a person likely to engage in this behavior? A recent [...]