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Autism in Love | Film Review Autism in Love came out this past year. It’s indie film director Matt Fuller’s first documentary. It’s on pbs.com and part of ReelAbilities film festival. And I have to say, … ...
Researchers develop novel cell line for screening of brain drugs A new cell line has been developed, which may be used to investigate new drugs and help predict whether they are able to enter the brain. This research will afford scientists in both academia and the medical industry a new tool for investigating drug uptake in brain tissue and tumors where the human efflux pump, P-gp, is expressed.
Odor biomarker for Alzheimer's disease A uniquely identifiable odor signature has been identified from mouse models of Alzheimer's disease. The odor signature appears in urine before significant development of Alzheimer-related brain pathology, suggesting that it may be possible to develop a non-invasive tool for early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease.
Read This if You Did Not Win the Powerball Lottery How to get over the disappointment of not becoming an instant powerball lottery billionaire.
Today I Love Being Broke Still Today I love being broke still, though there was a chance that yesterday I might have been worth a lot of money. I love that a group of like minded … ...
Note to Self: Be Content Today by Remembering This Dear Self: Let’s focus on these three things so that today can be full of contentment. 1. You’re not Superman Today, I am not going to change the entire world, … ...
6 Ways Alcohol Can Be Unexpectedly Good For Your Mind And Brain Alcohol can improve cognitive function, make you look more attractive, and more... » Continue reading: 6 Ways Alcohol Can Be Unexpectedly Good For Your Mind And Brain Related articles:Depression Risk Can Be Reduced By This Very Pleasurable Method Alcohol’s Surprising Influence on Memory Loss in Later Years This Much Alcohol Reduces Alzheimer’s Risk The Celebratory Drink That Could Improve Memory The Type of Alcohol Linked To Better Cognitive Function
5 Things An Unloved Daughter Feels in Childhood While the details of childhood and the makeup of each household are different, when unloved daughters tell their stories, patterns emerge. Culled from literally hundreds of stories that have been … ...
4 Tips for Seeking ADHD Treatment in College If you’re in college and thinking about seeking mental health treatment, the logistics can seem tricky. You might find yourself in that position of being somewhat but not entirely independent, … ...
Eco Spirituality and Nature-Informed Therapies–Part One... “The ancient rhythms of the earth have insinuated themselves into the rhythms of the human heart. The earth is not outside us; it is within: the clay from where the tree of the body grow” ~ (O’Donohue, 2005, p. 238). The Earth and her creatures … ...
A Friend Lost and Found Often, after one develops a mental illness, one may lose friends. This happened to me. I lost a childhood friend who was with me when I experienced a nervous breakdown. I was in New York City when it happened. I completely and totally lost touch … ...
The Endogenous Pharmacy and the Mind When Parkinson’s Disease (PD) patients were given a placebo that they believed was the same drug that had previously controlled their PD symptoms, they got that same symptom relief from … ...
What Does Dopamine Do and How to Increase It Naturally Dopamine is what helps us learn, keeps us happy and motivated. Find out more about dopamine function and how you might be able to increase its levels safely and naturally.
5 Quick Tips for Making Friends: Guest Post by... Bella’s intro: In the Community of Single People, one topic we discuss now and then is how to make friends. Tom Giesler, an active member of the Community, posted these … ...
Preventing Youth Gun Violence: What We Know and Still Need to Know Despite differences, school rampages and street shootings have much in common
Repetitive blast exposure causes cerebellar dysfunction in combat veterans Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) has been called the signature injury of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Worldwide, more than a quarter million U.S. military have been diagnosed with mTBI. Numerous reports show that many veterans exposed to explosions have suffered mTBIs, but exactly how their brains are affected has been unclear. A team [...]
7 Guidelines for Mastering Meditation Stereotypically associated with hippies, meditation is only recently receiving scientific documentation proving what practitioners of the craft have known all along. Though difficult to master in the beginning, it is … ...
Cooking for Improved Focus, Health and Behavior in ADHD... When Jimmy is cooking he is focused and fully engaged. The only other time I see him so interested something is when I allow an hour of free time on his … ...
To better cope with stress, listen to your body Remaining in a state of heightened arousal undermines physical and mental performance.
Too much drive, too little control: Emotion dysregulation in borderline personality disorder Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a diagnostic label applied to people who have problems regulating emotional mood swings. This emotional instability leaves such individuals vulnerable to emotional upheaval that puts them at risk for problem behaviors, including self-destructive acts and impulsive aggression. A new study in Biological Psychiatry provides a quantitative summary of the brain [...]