|'Smart fat cells' cross blood-brain barrier to catch early brain tumors
||An MRI contrast agent that can pass through the blood-brain barrier will allow doctors to detect deadly brain tumors called gliomas earlier, say researchers. This ability opens the door to make this fatal cancer treatable.
|Multiple-dose, targeted radiation more effective for treating pituitary tumors, research shows
||Multiple small doses of highly focused radiation therapy is safer and more effective than a single larger dose of radiation at destroying pituitary gland tumors, new research has demonstrated.
|Determined to Keep Your 2016 New Year’s Resolutions?
||Most of us have a list of things we’d like to do better — and very often, those things involve habits.
|Ketamine: A New Treatment for Treatment Resistant Depression...
||Are psychiatrists chasing after ketamine as a treatment for treatment resistant depression (or chronic clinical depression) before the science has caught up to their efforts? Ketamine is sexy, because it offers near-immediate relief after an infusion treatment for severe, chronic depression. The kind of clinical … ...
|Narcissists Think Highly of Themselves, Mostly.
||A central aspect of narcissism is grandiosity. That is, narcissists tend to think highly of themselves. They tend to have a positive view of themselves compared to others.
|How to Survive the First Set of Holidays without...
||Perhaps a new custody agreement has the kids spending the holidays with their other parent. Or perhaps this is the first holiday after the death of a loved one. Or perhaps a family member is deployed with limited contact. Or perhaps a recent break-up in … ...
|Turning Lemons into Lemonade
||On the Tibetan plateau, near the white peaks of the Himalayas, not a tree or a bush can be seen. The only vegetation that can survive is coarse tuffs of … ...
|A Surprising Way To Cope With Everyday Stress
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|Knowledge Makes A Great Gift!
||Because the holiday season brings family members of all ages together, it’s a great opportunity for people to share knowledge. Adults often don’t realize how important it is for kids … ...
|Today I Love The Sun Making An Entrance
||Today I love the sun making an entrance onto a scene that looks like it could be a stage. Maybe that’s its way of wishing me good luck tonight. I … ...
|Learning from your mistakes: Not in the case of brain damage
||Do people learn from their mistakes? This question is often a subject of discussion at rehabilitation centers. For people with memory problems preventing mistakes is a better learning strategy. New research has now demonstrated that ‘errorless learning’ also works with people with non-congenital brain damage.
|Cosmetic Procedures: Filling More than Lines and Wrinkles?...
||Jennifer, a 26 year old former model, appeared in my office one summer day saying she was thinking of having Botox injections. My first response was surprise. “Why in the world would this beautiful young girl want a cosmetic procedure?” My second response was curiosity. … ...
|3 Tips for Really Listening
||We all want to be heard. We want to be understood. We want undivided attention as we share our thoughts, feelings, worries, triumphs and trials; as we share ourselves. That means the other person isn’t playing with their phone or watching TV. They aren’t distracted … ...
|Watch Out Women, For This During The Holidays: CDR
||Leo Reynolds via Compfight I once flipped out on a one-armed woman at Macy’s during the holiday rush. I felt like her one arm didn’t give her a right to … ...
|Forget Diets, just Eat Natural!
||The diet industry is huge. There is an obesity problem in many countries around the world. So the diet industry has also become huge in the last half century or … ...
|Boost your productivity: Pros and cons of to-do and got-done lists
||Research shows that both lists aren't for everyone, and may even be counterproductive for some.
|'Homing' treatment could aid recovery for brain damaged patients
||Scientists believe they may have found a way to aid recovery and minimize the risk of life-threatening infections in patients with traumatic brain injuries.
|It Isn’t Always Easy To Be Beautifully Bipolar
||Having bipolar disorder isn’t always beautiful. Going through this med change I have been particularly irritable. Last week I was physically incapable of doing everyday tasks. I’ve been snappy with … ...
|Mirror Neurons and the Multiplicity of Dream Figures
||Your dreaming mind is responsible for creating and juggling several dream characters at once, attributing distinct feelings, voices, and actions to each. How is this possible?
|New Study Suggests Giving Up Facebook Will Make You...
||Are you strong enough to take a break? I’m addicted to Facebook. I don’t just go on there once or twice a day — I’m constantly on there. But there are a lot of things I don’t see on my feed, some things (and people) that … ...