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SSRI Discontinuation or Withdrawal Syndrome

After some people stop taking a type of antidepressant known as a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI), they experience a variety of …

Study Claims Plus-Size Models in Advertising May Contribute to Obesity and Make Women More Self-Conscious

Using plus-size or “realistic” models in advertising may make women even more concerned with their weight, and may be partly to blame for rising …

Say goodbye to food poisoning: the $250 iPhone-based ‘chemistry lab in your pocket’ is on the way

iPhones have already been used for an impressive number of medical applications. We’ve seen them used to screen for skin cancer, manage diabetes, prevent blindness, provide eye examinations and diagnose everything from sleep apnea to bipolar episodes. But the next step could be a $250 organic …

E.coli

Chemist claims new coffee offers heart benefit of red wine

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — A University of New Hampshire chemist says he's developed a coffee that provides the same benefits to the heart as red …

Coffee

Humans Sleep a Lot Less Than Any Other Primate

Forget studies that show that we are lazy, fried cheese-fed, cubicle dwellers. Or, at least forget the “lazy” part. Out of all the primates, humans …

7 creatures that could hold the secrets to the future of medicine

But they're worth paying attention to: These critters are successfully taking on medicine's dirty work and delivering discoveries that could keep us healthy in the years to come.<p>Here are seven notable examples:<p>Leeches<p>The scientific name for these sanguinivorous creatures — Hirudo medicinalis — …

Evidence of a genetic 'fountain of youth' discovered - ExtremeTech

Evidence of a genetic ‘fountain of youth’ discovered<p>By on December 14, 2015 at 9:15 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this …

Biology

10 New Weight Loss Supplements With Top Scientific Ratings – Page 9

AFP/Getty Images<p><b>3. Whey Protein: A High-Protein Muscle Builder</b><p>Whey protein, a by-product of cheese making, has long been used as a muscle-builder. And having more muscle contributes to weight loss by increasing metabolism. More directly, though, whey protein seems to suppress appetite. More …

Nutrition

This trick from a famous physicist can help you learn anything faster

Feynman was not yet the famous physicist he would soon become (as his biographer James Gleick put it, "His Feynman aura...was still strictly local"), so he took his preparation seriously.<p>Feynman drove up to MIT, a campus familiar from his undergraduate years, and a place "where he could be alone." …

Richard Feynman

Do textbooks have the cell cycle all wrong? - Futurity

The scientific description of the human cell cycle needs some revision, according to a new study. The findings could have an impact on cancer …

A massive study just debunked a pervasive myth about male and female brains

But in a new study, scientists combed through the brain scans of more than 1,400 people, and found that while there are some distinct brain differences between men and women, there's no such thing as a distinctly "male" or "female" brain.<p>"Our study demonstrates that, although there are sex/gender …

The Brain

Your Foul Mouth Proves That You’re Smart, Says Science

Fluent use of profanity can be a sign of an articulate nature and a deep intelligence, say researchers from two separate studies. So, the next time you find yourself unleashing a string of f-bombs next to a set of raised eyebrows, take comfort in knowing mom did not (necessarily) create a …

13 Powerful Stories About College Students Living With Depression

"I'm not OK. But I think I will be."<p><i>We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to share their stories about how they deal with depression in college. Here are their powerful responses:</i><p><b>1. "Having no friends there brought me into an endless cycle of sadness."</b><p>My freshman year of college I was at a …

College & University

MIT chemists characterize a chemical state thought to be unobservable

For the first time, MIT chemists have measured the energy of the transition state of a chemical reaction — a fleeting, unstable state that is a …

Best Nonfiction Books of 2015

NON-FICTION<p>Released: April 7, 2015<p>"A superb chronicle, long—but no longer than needed—and detailed, that sheds light on how the war on terror is …

9 Science Stories You Can't Miss: The Mental Health Week Edition

The best science and health stories from BuzzFeed and around the web.

Mental Health

Hundreds of medical studies are worthless and the reason is pretty embarrassing

Scientists, particularly in biology, have faced a continuing embarrassment in recent years: Research results that cannot be proven a second time. By some estimates, more than half of all scientific studies may not be replicable, and billions of dollars are wasted every year on new research that …

Clinical Trials

Why Are American Women Dying in Childbirth?

You would be 10 times safer having a baby in Belarus than in the United States.<p>I'm 40 weeks pregnant and nearly 24 hours into labor, and there is vomit everywhere. Stomach acid and red Powerade splatter across the kitchen floor, up the walls and the refrigerator, leaving tiny bloodlike rivulets.<p>As …

24 Funniest Things Tumblr Had to Say About Shrek

We all know Tumblr is pretty great after dark when people get weird, but it’s equally great in the light of day when fans obsess over their fandoms. …

Shrek

Hilarious Memes That Sum Up All Our Feelings About Beauty

Warning: Gut-wrenching laughter will occur while scrolling below.<p>We often take doing our makeup and hair <i>too</i> seriously. There's something about applying a strip of false eyelashes or creating a fishtail braid that can bring out an angsty side of us if we just can't seem to get it right.<p>In an effort …

Beauty

Rainy weather brings out memes on social media

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -<p>Portlanders had a little fun with the heavy rainfall this week and took to social media to post weather memes.<p>We rounded up a …

Now That’s What I Call A Meme: The Stories Behind The Top Internet Trends Of 2015

The meme: conclusive proof that humanity isn’t as funny as it thinks it is. But when the internet gets hold of a glimmer of an amusing idea, it will …

Tumblr’s Biggest Meme of 2015 Was Pepe the Frog

Tumblr’s annual list of the most reblogged memes is out, and it turns out that 2015’s Tumblr teens were really, really into Pepe, a weird-looking …

McDonald's

Diply

Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials. We are a ComScore Top 10 Lifestyle property with …

23 Tumblr Posts About Christmas That Will Make You Laugh Out Loud

"JUST HEAR THAT HOTLINE BLING-A-LING RING-TING-TINGLIN’ TOOOOO"

Tumblr

27 Times Tumblr Was The Realest About Anxiety

Me: Don't worry. Anxiety: You gotta.<p><i>To learn more about anxiety, check out the resources at BeyondBlue Australia on 1300 22 4636, Kids Helpline on 1800 551 800 or ReachOut. Always consult with your doctor about your personal health and wellness. BuzzFeed posts are for informational purposes only,</i> …

Mental Health

21 Tumblr Posts That Will Speak Directly To Your Soul During Finals Week

"Finals week stress level: Forgot backpack."

Demonstration

This Tumblr is using dildos to protest against US gun laws

US gun laws are like a really shit joke. It just takes one quick glance at the statistics to realise this. In 2015 alone, there have already been 353 mass shootings in the US – more than one for every day in the year so far – and a staggering 9,956 deaths. Despite this, for some backward reason, …

Gun Control

The 18 Realest Shit Ever Said About Winter On Tumblr

You hot chocolate–loving fucks.