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Stress, fatigue and emotional exhaustion in intimate relationships

Tony Attwood says in his foreword to <i>The Partner's Guide to Asperger Syndrome</i>: <i>Having a relationship with a person with Asperger’s syndrome can affect</i> …

Psychology

7 signs your relationship is failing — even if it doesn't feel like it

The thing is, it can be hard to spot even glaring flaws in your relationship while you're in it. With that in mind, Business Insider rounded up seven science-backed indicators that there might be trouble in your romantic paradise.<p>Before you read on, we should note that if you recognize one or more …

A Top Psychologist Says You Can Be Too Emotionally Intelligent. Here's Why He's Wrong

It's not really intelligence unless you know how to use it.<p>A few days ago, Thomas Chamorro-Premuzic, an accomplished psychologist and business professor, co-authored a piece in the Harvard Business Review entitled, <i>The Downsides of Being Very Emotionally Intelligent.</i><p>It begins with the story of …

Emotional Intelligence

Neuroscience: The Risks of Reading the Brain

Since its 1992 debut, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) has revolutionized our ability to view the human brain in action and understand …

Only people with High IQ have this one unique quality

Anxiety disorders are considered the most common mental illness in the United States. Those living with anxiety know how debilitating it can be. It …

Scientists Identified 8 Genes That May Be Causing A Lot Of Sleep Problems

Some of the same genes also relate to schizophrenia, obesity and restless legs syndrome.<p>Sometimes a bout of insomnia can be linked to a specific stressful event or circumstance, but for many, it’s simply the way their brains and bodies work.<p>Now, new research has identified for the first time eight …

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Sleep deprivation can hit companies’ bottom lines | Financial Times

The corporate world is full of stories of employees shunning sleep and working into the night.<p>In Japan, which is known for its pervasive corporate …

Sleep

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U of M research could help doctors predict kidney transplant rejection

A protein in urine may hold the key to helping doctors predict when a kidney will be rejected after a transplant.<p>A new clinical trial led by …

Medicine

For The First Time In India, Doctors Successfully Transplant Liver From A Brain-Dead Woman

For the first time in India and second in the entire world, a 42-year-old brain-dead woman has successfully donated her liver to a 66-year-old liver …

India

What to do when your stomach is bothering you

Gas. Constipation. Heartburn. Eight of 10 adults occasionally or frequently experience those and other stomach problems. Here’s how to treat common digestive complaints.<p>Constipation<p>About 15 percent of adults say they have two or fewer bowel movements per week, according to research published in …

A health care fix and tough times for vaccine proponents

This week, we've got an argument for transforming health care into "Right Care" as well as some troubling developments for vaccine proponents south …

Robert F. Kennedy

Cryobanking Could Solve The Transplant Organ Shortage

What’s the one medical condition most likely to kill you? If you follow statistics, you’d probably say heart disease. Each year, more than a million Americans have a heart attack. And about one in four deaths in the US is due to the condition.<p>Though heart disease tops most “causes of death” lists, …

Dogfish shark extract could help treat Parkinson’s disease, scientists hope

A substance found in the livers of dogfish sharks could help treat Parkinson’s disease, scientists at Cambridge University believe.<p>Early research suggests the compound, called squalamine, not only prevents the formation of toxic plaques called Lewy Bodies which accumulate in the brain of sufferers, …

When Breath Becomes Air review - a surgeon’s life cut short

Paul Kalanithi’s memoir, written after he was diagnosed with terminal cancer, is rich, literary and poignant<p>If there was one thing neurologist Paul Kalanithi didn’t want to be when he was a boy growing up in the desert town of Kingman, Arizona, it was a doctor. He dreamed of being a writer, and …

Choosing the Right Birth Control Pill

Millions of American women use the birth control pill every month. Whatever your reasons for using birth control, you should work closely with your …

The Heroism of Incremental Care

We devote vast resources to intensive, one-off procedures, while starving the kind of steady, intimate care that often helps people more.<p>By 2010, Bill Haynes had spent almost four decades under attack from the inside of his skull. He was fifty-seven years old, and he suffered from severe migraines …

Medicine

Health Check: is snoring anything to worry about?

There’s nothing quite like the sound of snoring as the ultimate sleep interrupter.<p>But snoring can be more than just a frustration to those in your …

Sleep

Is She Brave?

We hear it growing up and even more as adults: never give up, good things come to those who wait and work hard for your dreams.<p>Then one day you walk out of a florescent lit doctor's office as a shell of your former self after receiving life changing news because now you must pick up the pieces of …

The woman donating organs to strangers

<b>Tracey Jolliffe has already donated a kidney, 16 eggs and 80 pints of blood, and intends to leave her brain to science. She is now hoping to give away part of her liver to a person she may never meet.</b><p>"If I had another spare kidney, I'd do it again," Tracey tells the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire …

Broader Reach, Better Diagnoses

Genetic testing has greatly improved physicians’ ability to detect potentially lethal heart anomalies among family members of people who suffer …

Controversial new blood pressure guidelines aren't one-size-fits-all

<b>(CNN) —</b> New guidelines tackle a question many older adults on blood pressure medication face: How low should you go? But finding the right blood pressure might not be so straightforward.<p>The latest guidelines, released yesterday by two physicians' groups, have already drawn criticism for how high …

Medicine

Why Cory Booker is wrong about the safety of drugs from Canada

Importing drugs from Canada wouldn’t endanger Americans — but it also won't fix the broken drug pricing system<p>As prescription prices in the US continue to skyrocket, the idea of importing cheaper drugs from Canada has gained popularity, favored by politicians as diverse as Bernie Sanders and Donald …

Bernie Sanders

The industrialized world is turning against circumcision. It’s time for the US to consider doing the same

In a sunlit synagogue in Durham, North Carolina, everyone’s eyes are on an eight-day-old boy—my new nephew, bundled in his grandmother’s arms. While a rabbi speaks about new life and making the world a better place, a woman quietly sets out gauze, scissors and other tools on a table near the altar. …

Circumcision

Healthcare without Planned Parenthood: Wisconsin and Texas point to dark future

As Republicans prepare to defund Planned Parenthood nationally, those left to provide contraception and other services in states which have already done so say women of color and from low-income groups will surely be hit the hardest<p>In the remote western plains of Texas, the Midland-Odessa region is …

Planned Parenthood