Jery Whitworth

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Memories of trauma are unique because of how brains and bodies respond to threat

Most of what you experience leaves no trace in your memory. Learning new information often requires a lot of effort and repetition – picture studying …

Amygdala

A Single Dose of CBD Reset the Brains of People at High Risk of Psychosis

The marijuana-derived compound has huge therapeutic potential.<p>Psychosis, a severe mental disorder characterized by a loss of grip on reality, can …

The Brain

Brain cell identified as 'mediator of disease'

Brain inflammation is a marker of multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's, and some psychiatric disorders. A new study finds a subtype of brain cell that is …

Multiple Sclerosis

Eating fiber can delay brain aging

Fiber is a key element of a healthful diet. New research breaks down the mechanism by which it can delay age-related brain inflammation.<p>If all the …

The Brain

Here's How Long Common Drugs Stay in Your Body

Just in case you were wondering.<p>Contrary to what many advertised drug tests might promise, not all substances leave their telltale chemical signature …

Morphine

The Cognitive Biases Tricking Your Brain

Science suggests we’re hardwired to delude ourselves. Can we do anything about it?<p>I am staring at a photograph of myself that shows me 20 years older than I am now. I have not stepped into the twilight zone. Rather, I am trying to rid myself of some measure of my present bias, which is the tendency …

University of Michigan

Your gut is directly connected to your brain, by a newly discovered neuron circuit

The human gut is lined with more than 100 million nerve cells—it’s practically a brain unto itself. And indeed, the gut actually talks to the brain, …

Duke University

I Took CBD Oil For the First Time, and It Had 3 Surprising Effects on My Body

As a millennial woman living in New York City, I often find myself getting pulled in a million directions, whether it be chasing a career, trying to maintain some sort of social life, and making sure that I look and feel my best. I love my lifestyle, but I've learned the hard way that I'm not …

CBD

How cannabinoid drugs affect the experience of pain

A first-of-its-kind meta-analysis of existing research has reviewed the effects of cannabinoid drugs on the experience of pain.<p>The Centers for …

The Brain

A New University for Entrepreneurs is here, and it’s Disrupting Traditional Education

• <b>Global School of Entrepreneurship (GSE) offers a new way of entrepreneurial education</b>• <b><br>75% of teachers are entrepreneurs</b>• <b><br>Students will gain a degree and</b> …

Entrepreneurship

New nanofilter cleans water hundred times faster than current tech: Researchers- Technology News, Firstpost

Australian scientists said on Friday, 21 September that they have developed a nano-filter that can clean contaminated water 100 times faster than the …

Wales

Not Feeling Any Effects From CBD? Here's Why

Starting a new CBD regimen? Haven't noticed a difference yet? Here are some factors to weigh so you have a frame of reference. CBD is subtle, but when you know what to look for, it'll have a powerful effect on your life.<p>CBD Doesn't Make You High<p>People often confuse CBD with THC. They <i>are</i> both …

CBD

Jokes about ‘snowflakes’ ignore the crisis in young mental health | Holly Bourne

There’s no more powerful way to silence someone than to call them crazy. This one word swiftly minimises a person’s anguish as something wrong with them, rather than an appropriate response to a malfunctioning society. These days, whenever a young person is brave enough to talk about their …

Mental Health

"Extreme. Frightening. Fast." Jimmy Spithill on sailing at 47.5kts on autopilot

<b>Jimmy Spithill, twice winner of the America's Cup takes time out from America's Cup challenger Luna Rossa to have a stint of offshore sailing aboard</b> …

Sailing

If You're Short on Time, Try Kelsey Wells's 5-Move Lower-Body Kettlebell Blast

People are beginning to mix up traditional strength training routines, incorporating equipment like the TRX and kettlebells into their workouts to improve functional movement patterns and build muscle. By now, you've probably heard a lot about kettlebells and their many benefits. While they're a …

Kettlebell Exercises

I've been traveling the world for 6 months, and these are the apps I can't live without

As Business Insider's international correspondent, I've spent the past six months traveling through Hong Kong, China, Singapore, Greece, Israel, and Russia, among other places.<p>Traveling for a living is a fun, exhilarating, and, quite frankly, exhausting experience. But the best way to make it more …

Google Photos

These Are the Economies With the Most (and Least) Efficient Health Care

Want medical care without quickly draining your fortune? Try Singapore or Hong Kong as your healthy havens.<p>The U.S. will cost you the most for …

Top 10

Germany launches world's first hydrogen-powered train

Germany has rolled out the world’s first hydrogen-powered train, signalling the start of a push to challenge the might of polluting diesel trains with costlier but more eco-friendly technology.<p>Two bright blue Coradia iLint trains, built by French TGV-maker Alstom, on Monday began running a 62 mile …

Transportation

9 awesome health benefits of hugging that’ll make you want to squeeze someone like right.now.

To steal a line from Britney Spears, there are two types of people in the world: those who consider themselves huggers and those who don’t. You can …

Britney Spears

Eating junk food tied to higher risk of numerous cancers

<b>(CNN) —</b> You probably already know that junk food, though delicious, is bad for you. It can have negative health effects such as increasing your risk of heart disease, metabolic disease and even cancer. Now, researchers have used a new nutritional labeling system to tie a diet low in nutritional …

Research

Anti-inflammatory diet of fruit and veg could help you to live longer, says study

New research published in the Journal of Internal Medicine has found that following an anti-inflammatory diet could lower your risk of dying from …

Antiinflammatory

Jon Hamm Explains Why It's Hypocritical To Shame Therapy

"People think if you break your ankle, you’re not expected to just walk it off."<p>While many people struggle with depression or anxiety in private, …

Mental Health

This is how much sleep pet-owners lose thanks to their animals

Find out how much sleep you have lost here…<p>There are certain things in life which inevitably disrupt sleep, such as living near a building site, …

Pets

'No evidence' having high levels of bad cholesterol causes heart disease, claim 17 physicians as they call on doctors to 'abandon' statins

No evidence exists to prove that having high levels of bad cholesterol causes heart disease, leading physicians have claimed.<p>Researchers have warned …

Research

7 Ways To Beat Stress at Work Using CBD Oil

Cannabidiol, also known as CBD, has risen dramatically in popularity as a treatment to reduce stress, and for good reason. It is available for …

CBD

The 12 Best Tropical Destinations for Solo Travelers

For solo travel, I tend to gravitate toward structured trips, like exploring a few cities in Scandinavia, road tripping through Northern California, …

Solo Travel

Parents, put down your cellphones. Your kids are watching.

Self Explanatory<p>How many times have you sat with somebody and they're looking at their phone? It's so rude, but that's what's happening to a generation of children with their parents.<p>Our mothers were, for most of us, our first teachers: We learned everything from them, and we patterned ourselves …

Self-Acceptance

Chronic pain and the power of placebo

A new study has asked whether certain people with chronic pain should be given sugar pills to manage their symptoms. Scientists tap into the …

Northwestern University

The benefits of a bilingual brain - Mia Nacamulli

YouTube

Must Watch Short Film: Stronger

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>Films<br>• Motorcycles<p><i>Editor: If you only watch one motorcycle film this year, make it this one. Seriously.</i><p>Stronger is a short …

Reality TV