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Scientists find brain plasticity assorted into functional networks The brain still has a lot to learn about itself. Scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have made a key finding of the striking differences in how the brain's cells can change...
Medical News Today | Feb 8, 2016 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Calm down, that spider is not as big as you think People who have a fear of spiders are likely to perceive the creepy critters to be much bigger than they actually are, new research finds.
Medical News Today | Feb 8, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pilot study shows meditation can help US veterans manage chronic pain They return to the United States with multiple types of trauma, and suffer from one of the highest rates of chronic pain of any population in the United States. They are U.S. veterans.
Medical News Today | Feb 8, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Concussion raises long-term suicide risk, possibly due to brain changes: Study Adults who experience a concussion appear to have a long-term suicide risk three times higher than that of the general population -- and that risk rises to four times higher if the traumatic brain injury occurred on a weekend, a study suggests.
Canoe.ca | Feb 8, 2016 12:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Parental preference for boys damages girls' self-esteem and happiness While most studies of parental sex discrimination explore the devastating social and demographic effects of a cultural preference for boys, a new study examines its psychological effects on the...
Medical News Today | Feb 5, 2016 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Targeting the mind/body connection in stress Our ability to cope with stress depends on how efficiently our body and mind regulate their response to it.
Medical News Today | Feb 5, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
International study explores the good, the bad and not-so ugly of hallucinations Hallucinations can be a terrifying part of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other psychiatric conditions such as schizophrenia.
Medical News Today | Feb 5, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UCI researchers link compulsive Facebook checking to lack of sleep If you find yourself toggling over to look at Facebook several dozen times a day, it's not necessarily because the experience of being on social media is so wonderful.
Medical News Today | Feb 5, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Neurobiological changes explain how mindfulness meditation improves health Over the past decade, mindfulness meditation has been shown to improve a broad range of health and disease outcomes, such as slowing HIV progression and improving healthy aging.
Medical News Today | Feb 5, 2016 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New non-invasive form of vagus nerve stimulation works to treat depression Depression can be a devastating and unremitting problem.Researchers of a new study published in the current issue of Biological Psychiatry report successful reduction of depressive symptoms in...
Medical News Today | Feb 5, 2016 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend