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Children of separated parents not on speaking terms more likely to develop colds as adults Previous research has indicated that adults whose parents separated during childhood have an increased risk for poorer health. However, exactly what contributes to this has been less clear, until now.
Medical News Today | Jun 7, 2017 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Anticipation helps pathological gamblers hold out for larger-but-later rewards Triggering pathological gamblers to envision a future personal experience reduces their preference for an immediate reward over a larger, delayed award, according to a study published in eNeuro.
Medical News Today | Jun 7, 2017 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cannabis does relieve stress, but only at low doses Many of us know that cannabis is supposed to destress and relax the user. According to a new study, this may be true - but only up to a point.
Medical News Today | Jun 6, 2017 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Going to bed later on weekends may harm your health A study suggests that social jet lag, or going to bed and waking up later on weekends than weekdays, may cause heart disorders and poorer health overall.
Medical News Today | Jun 5, 2017 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cannabis-derived compound may help treat schizophrenia New research investigates the potential of the cannabis compound cannabidiol for treating cognitive symptoms in patients with schizophrenia.
Medical News Today | Jun 5, 2017 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Do Americans regret one-night stands? Study investigates A new study compares the psychological attitudes of Americans and Norwegians toward casual sex, also looking at gender and cultural differences.
Medical News Today | Jun 4, 2017 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Facial recognition not as complex as previously thought Our ability to recognize millions of faces is incredible. However, a new study finds that, in reality, the mechanisms involved are simpler than we thought.
Medical News Today | Jun 3, 2017 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Laughter releases 'feel good hormones' to promote social bonding Social laughter releases endorphins, or 'feel good hormones,' in brain regions linked to emotion and arousal, which may promote social bonding, says study.
Medical News Today | Jun 3, 2017 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Internet withdrawal increases heart rate and blood pressure Scientists and clinicians from Swansea and Milan have found that some people who use the internet a lot experience significant physiological changes such as increased heart rate and blood pressure...
Medical News Today | Jun 2, 2017 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Scientists develop noninvasive approach to electrical deep brain stimulation Scientists have developed a way to stimulate deep inside the brain with electrodes on the scalp, removing the need for invasive surgery to implant them.
Medical News Today | Jun 1, 2017 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend