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I'm a sleep psychologist — here's what we know about marijuana and sleep

This is reflected in the many variations of cannabinoid or cannabis-based medicines available to improve sleep — like Nabilone, Dronabinol, and Marinol.<p>It's also a common reason why many cannabis users seek medical marijuana cards.<p>I am a sleep psychologist who has treated hundreds of patients with …

Cannabis

Millennials leaving church in droves, study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> At its core, Christian life is set of sacred traditions linking generations of sacraments and Sunday school lessons, youth ministry morals and family gatherings sanctified by prayer. An unbroken circle, in the words of an old hymn.<p>In modern America, that circle may not be completely shot, …

Demographics

Oscar, the Nursing Home Cat Who Can Sense Death Coming

Meet Oscar, a cat with a supernatural ability to feel when people are about to die. In over 50 documented cases, Oscar, who lives in a nursing home , …

12 Men Reveal What They Look for in a Girlfriend

Proof that no two guys have the exact same dream woman<p>Smart, funny, sexy—it’s men’s standard Mrs. Right wish list. We’ve heard it way too many times, and if you ask us, it feels a little…generic.<p>So we asked 12 guys what they <i>really</i> look for in a woman (or, for the ones who are already paired up, …

Greek Lemon Chicken & Potatoes Recipe - How to Make Greek Lemon, Garlic & Herb Chicken and Potatoes

Potatoes

The best optical illusions to bend your eyes and blow your mind – in pictures

Clive Gifford’s book Eye Benders: The Science of Seeing and Believing has just been crowned winner of the Royal Society Young People’s book prize 2014, which is judged by young people<p>Here Clive shares some his favourite optical illusions from the book

Brain Changes in Children and Adults with Bipolar Disorder

<b>Finding Strategic Therapies for Children and Adults with Bipolar Disorder</b><p>Treatments that facilitate strengthening emotional face identification, such …

Depression Isn’t What You Think It Is

Millions of people are diagnosed with major depression, while a growing number of scientists are saying it isn’t a distinct condition. It’s part of a big shake-up in psychiatry as researchers attempt to define mental disorders by what’s going wrong in the brain rather than using checklists of …

Immune system link to Alzheimer's disease: US study

A Duke University study published in the Journal of Neuroscience reported on researchers' findings that certain immune system cells which normally protect the brain began to consume a key nutrient, arginine.<p>In tests on mice, researchers were able to block the process with a small-molecule drug to …

Dementia

Alzheimer's Disease could be prevented by immune system tweak

New research raises the prospect that statin-like drugs could be given to the middle-aged to ward off dementia<p>Alzheimer’s Disease could be prevented or cured by a new drug which reboots the immune system to stop devastating memory loss, scientists believe.<p>A new study has shown for the first time …

Dementia

10 Reasons Sarcastic People Are Smarter Than You Think

Some people choose being sarcastic because beating someone up can probably get you arrested in today’s society. Some say being sarcastic is an …

The Brain

Neurobabble makes nonsense brain 'science' more believable

Neuroscientific explanations of human behaviour appeal to people because we’re suckers for simplified, mechanistic brain-centred explanations – even …

Chronic Pain Syndromes

Move Forward Guide<p>Physical Therapist's Guide to Chronic Pain Syndromes<p>Chronic pain is a condition that occurs when the brain concludes there is a …

Heroin, painkiller crisis: HACC students create mobile tool to help addicts

Brad Bell had high school friends now dead of heroin overdoses.<p>Chris Mumma, who lies awake at night thinking about mobile technology, also values …

Drug Addiction

The pain of fibromyalgia syndrome is due to muscle hypoperfusion induced by regional vasomotor dysregulation.

2007;69(3):517-25. Epub 2007 Mar 21.<p>1Yale Prevention Research Center, Yale University School of Medicine, 130 Division Street, Derby, CT 06418, USA. …

I'm Too Sexy For My Ex (Concept)

Derrick Lin Packaging of the World Chief Curator 4/20/2015 09:30:00 AM Concepts , Europe , Health Care , Spain<p>Designer: Marina Porté<br>Project Type: …

Pain

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Nocookies

You have cookies turned off<p>To use this website, cookies must be enabled in your browser. To enable cookies, follow the instructions for your browser …

IT security

'Tamper-Proof' Narcotic Painkiller May Be Curbing Abuse: Study

<b>By Steven Reinberg</b><i><br>HealthDay Reporter</i><p>MONDAY, April 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Narcotic painkillers that have features that make them hard to abuse …

Rethink Mental Illness

Depression - What are the different types of depression?<p>What are the different types of depression?<p>You might have heard a number of terms used to …

Mental Health

Depression sum-scores don't add up: why analyzing specific depression symptoms is essential.

2015 Apr 6;13:72. doi: 10.1186/s12916-015-0325-4.<p>1University of Leuven, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Research Group of …

Arizona State University

Bionomics begins BNC210 Phase II clinical trial for treatment of anxiety, depression

Depression Awareness Week 2015: 10 Facts About Depression Symptoms, Medication And More

Depression Awareness Week runs April 20-26, a seven-day observance run by the Depression Alliance and dedicated to spreading awareness of the mental …

It always helps to know someone understands what it feels like to have depression

And if you're suffering from depression it can be comforting to read the words of those who've been there and can relate to what you're going …

Ernest Hemingway

Medical jokes portray an unflattering picture of doctors in general

From this French study:<br>Sociological studies have shown the link between humor and unconscious ideas that we have of the society in which we evolve. …

Medicine

The starvation diet that can REVERSE type two diabetes: How dramatic weight-loss could lower blood-sugar levels

• <b>Drastic, short-term dieting may lower blood-sugar levels, research shows</b>• <b><br>Participants in 2011 study lost an average of 2st 5lbs over eight weeks</b>• <b><br>Scan</b> …

The Wild West of Medical Cures

Texas is poised to become the latest state to allow terminal ill patients to try medications that are not FDA approved. Advocates say it’s worth the …