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Why Art Should Be Incorporated into Mental Health Therapy

It's too simplistic to suggest that the arts can solve the mental health crisis, but there's hope that more funding and more debate around the issues could help improve our wellbeing.<p>A workshop at an arts and mental health festival, Changing Minds, at London's Southbank Centre<p>AfterI had a mental …

Mental Health

Here's What Body Dysmorphia Actually Is

It's not just another way of saying low self-esteem.

Effects of sleep deprivation on cognition. - PubMed

Sleep deprivation is commonplace in modern society, but its far-reaching effects on cognitive performance are only beginning to be understood from a …

Sleep

12 bookstores every reader should visit in their lifetime

The organizers of Independent Bookstore Day celebrate book havens and book lovers everywhere each spring, and what better way to mark the occasion than to seek out an indie book shop on your next trip?<p>"The idea of Bookstore Day, first and foremost, is to celebrate indie bookstores and the symbiotic …

Buenos Aires

FDA fast-tracks treatment that uses polio virus to fight brain cancer

The Food and Drug Administration has given so-called "breakthrough" status to a treatment that uses the once-feared polio virus to target aggressive forms of brain cancer, in the hope of speeding it to market.<p>The therapy, developed at Duke University, hopes to use the virus’ debilitating properties …

How Healthy Are You Really? The New Test You Need To Take

You’ve tried every health booster under the sun, from green juice to supplements to the hottest new workout meant to leave every muscle quaking. Your clean diet rivals Gisele’s. But you look and feel less than stellar, and no amount of naps can seem to reset your sleep debt. (And the Mayo Clinic …

How to Make Large Pores Disappear With Foundation, According to Makeup Artists

Large pores can be a bummer. Since pore size is mainly controlled by things like genetics and age, the bad news is that if yours are not so petite, you'll have to live with it. The good news is that there are lots of skin-care products you can use to help minimize their appearance. With the right …

Skin Care

The Single Most Important Principle of Good Leadership, Summed Up in 1 Sentence

Hint: It's all about doing.<p>For years, I wanted to be the leader.<p>Back in elementary school, I remember being part of a small group of close friends. Every recess, we stuck together. In a world where sticks, stones, <i>and</i> words have the ability to cause pain, there was strength in numbers.<p>And for some …

Leadership

Bad Experiences Often Remembered Out of Context

When people experience a traumatic event, they often carry very strong memories of the specific negative event but keep only vague memories of the …

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

People with anxiety show fundamental differences in perception

People with anxiety fundamentally perceive the world differently, according to a study reported in the Cell Press journal <i>Current Biology</i> on March 3. …

Scientists discover pancreatic cancer is four separate diseases

Breakthrough paves the way for more accurate treatment of a cancer fewer than 20% of sufferers survive more than year after diagnosis<p>Scientists have discovered pancreatic cancer is four separate diseases, paving the way for more accurate diagnosis and treatment.<p>Researchers said the findings were …

Breakthroughs

This device can tell doctors just how conscious you are

How conscious are you? It seems like an unanswerable question. But new research from the University of Cambridge claims to be able to measure exactly …

University of Cambridge

Major insight into killer pancreatic cancer

<b>Pancreatic cancer is at least four separate diseases each with a different cause and needing a different treatment, scientists have discovered.</b><p>The researchers say the knowledge will lead to new drugs targeting the Achilles' heel of each patient's cancer and that they have already seen some …

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Dementia

Do I Like You? Subconscious Evaluation of Social Groups Occurs in Milliseconds

<b>Freiburg scientist has decoded brain processes associated with the subconscious evaluation of social groups.</b><p>Humans assess each other within …

11 Beauty Products That Magically Adjust to Your *Perfect* Shade

Finding that perfect makeup shade is a major obstacle in the way of achieving that flawless look. Whether it’s a foundation that just doesn’t blend in or a bronzer that leans more Snooki than Gisele, choosing the wrong shade can easily lead to a beauty <i>don’t</i> situation. That’s why we’re fully on …

Makeup

"Genetic Scissors" Could Completely Eliminate HIV From Cells

A snipping enzyme edits DNA with no mistakes<p>Thanks to the cocktail of drugs that make up antiretroviral therapy, HIV is no longer a death sentence. But there are downsides to antiretroviral therapy—taking the treatment for many years is expensive, increases drug resistance, and could cause adverse …

French drug trial scandal: 'dogs died in pre-clinical test'

Laboratory involved in drug trial that left one person dead and others seriously injured says industrial secrecy prevents publication of earlier testing<p>A drug that left one person dead and four others with suspected brain damage in a controlled trial had killed several dogs in a previous test, it …

Brain Damage

What Are Personality Disorders?

MAY 27, 2018<p>Videos<p>MAY 27, 2018<p>Imagine you're a fox and you just scored an excellent rabbit dinner. Now, imagine a bald eagle swooping down from above …

Psychology

Here's How Obamacare Is Keeping People Out Of The Hospital

New penalties for hospitals seem to have dramatically reduced the number of people readmitted with complications.<p>The Affordable Care Act was supposed to keep hospital patients from returning after discharge because of medical complications and poor follow-up care.<p>For something like a half-million …

Ebola 'devastates long-term health'

<b>Most people who survive an Ebola infection will have long-lasting health problems, say doctors from the US National Institutes of Health.</b><p>Their studies on survivors in Liberia showed large numbers had developed weakness, memory loss and depressive symptoms in the six months after being discharged …

Some people are more likely to get bitten by mosquitoes — here’s why

Thomson Reuters<p>For some of us, mosquito bites are an annoyance that plagues our arms and legs all summer long.<p>Meanwhile, others seem immune to the …

Some Autism Symptoms May Be Reversed By Gene Editing, Scientists Suggest

Neuroscientists at MIT have found a way to "turn on" a gene that's critical for brain development.<p>Neuroscientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have taken a major step forward in the quest to find a genetic approach to treating autism.<p>In a promising new study conducted on mice, …

14 Easy Yoga Positions That'll Help You Lose Weight Quickly

• 18.6Kshares<br>• Share<br>• WhatsApp<br>• Email<p>Yoga, the complete exercise.<p>Yoga is seen globally as a physical fitness solution but in India its much more than that. …

'You are not alone': How to cope with mental illness

<b>As part of the BBC's In The Mind season, we have been asking how you cope with mental illness.</b><p>From listening to music and running, to colouring a picture and spending time with your family, you have sent us your photos and messages of your personal stories and how you manage day-to-day.<p>To bring …

How the NHS is being dismantled in 10 easy steps

Nobody's told you, but the government’s Health and Social Care Act has legally abolished the NHS. On the surface, it appears that nothing has …