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Old antibiotic found to have new use in treatment of PTSD

Negative experiences are hardcoded into the human mind. We've evolved to viscerally remember fearful or threatening times, and this threat memory …

MRI Study Suggests 4 Subtypes of Depression

A neuroimaging study suggests patients with depression can be categorized into four unique subtypes defined by distinct patterns of abnormal …

How Worrying Can Actually Make You Sick

Some people—even those who are strong and healthy—are totally convinced that disease is just around the corner. An estimated 5-10% of people have …

A Psychiatrist on Why Your Mind ‘Has a Mind of Its Own’

Your mind, as you may have noticed, often has a mind of its own: darting from task to task, debating what to eat for lunch, rehearsing memories you’d …

How to Find a Heart Attack Long Before It Happens

<i>This essay appears in today’s edition of the</i> Fortune <i>Brainstorm Health Daily. Get it delivered straight to your inbox.</i><p>The troponin proteins—cardiac …

Biomarkers

Cancer cells have Alzheimer's disease, too

MIAMI, October 6, 2016 -- A study published today by researchers at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of …

Cancer

CRISPR Gene Editing Is Making Huge Strides In Curing Sickle Cell Disease

Changing the DNA of a person’s bone marrow lets it produce blood cells that don’t have the deadly mutation.<p>Researchers have known what causes sickle cell disease for 70 years–a simple mutation. But the disease, which predominantly affects African-Americans and people in Sub-Saharan Africa, still …

12 tips to beat depression: improve your mental health

If you’re clinically depressed, you can’t cure yourself without help from others and drugs. I didn’t. And in fact I don’t think you can be cured of …

Mental Health

Calcium supplements could give you a heart attack

Milking those calcium supplements could hurt your heart.<p>People who took calcium pills were 22% more likely to have plaque buildup in their arteries, …

Medical Research

Crohn's Disease Linked to Past Food Poisoning

Food poisoning's negative effects could last long beyond the initial stomach pain.<p>Past food poisoning victims, beware. New scientific evidence has …

Biomedicine

DIY Reclaimed Wooden Pallet Snowman Ideas

There are so many items like bottles, glass jugs, pallet wood and much other stuff which we normally throw in our dustbins and eliminate them without …

Eating Disorders: Warning Signs and Symptoms | Young Men's Health

You can’t tell whether a person is struggling with an eating disordered just by looking at them, but there are often warning signs. Warning signs or …

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The Brain Damage That Hides Half the World

A rare condition called hemispatial neglect reveals the invisible seams in human consciousness.<p>When I was a graduate student 25 years ago, I met a man I’ll call Mr. X, who had recently recovered from a stroke to the right side of his cerebral cortex. Like many people with a neurological disability, …

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