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What Is Consciousness?

INNOVATIONS IN<p>Scientists are beginning to unravel a mystery that has long vexed philosophers.<p>Christof Koch<p>Christof Koch is chief scientist and …

Consciousness

Takeda Activities at American Psychiatric Association (APA) Annual Meeting Innovation Zone Highlight Advancements in Mental Health

DEERFIELD, Ill., May 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. ("Takeda") will lead two panel discussions at the American …

Mental Health

Of Two Minds – Film Probes Bipolar Disorder

<i>Of Two Minds</i> is an intimate documentary about people living and struggling with bipolar disorder, and ultimately making peace with it. The movie is …

Mental Health

Alzheimer's: Scientists find the cause of evening agitation

A new study has uncovered a biological clock circuit that may explain why people with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia can become more …

Neuroscience

Adjust these Facebook privacy settings to protect your personal data | ZDNet

​Facebook knows a lot about you<p>Facebook knows a lot about you. And so do the third-party app makers and partners in the social network's …

Apps

A few more words on Alzheimer's prevention: Tap water? Caviar? Twinkies?

Lisa Mosconi, an Italian-born neuroscientist and nutritionist, had no idea how important the taste of water was to her until she moved to New York City and took a long sip from the tap.<p>"This is supposed to be the best water in America," she said, "but it tasted awful. It was disgusting."<p>She set off …

Low dopamine may indicate early Alzheimer's

A new study reports a newly discovered link between the loss of dopamine-firing cells in the brain and the brain's ability to form new memories. It …

Is There a Link Between OCD and Bipolar Disorder?

Clinical research suggests that OCD and bipolar disorder co-occur with each other at a higher rate than would be expected by chance. Importantly, the …

What Is Mindfulness and How Does It Work?

It is readily arguable that the single most significant development in mental health practice since the turn of the millennium has been the …

Mindfulness

The Most Painful of All Disorders: Borderline Personality Disorder

Excerpt from The Human Magnet Syndrome: The Codependent Narcissist Trap (2018)<p>Borderline Personality Disorder – or “BPD” – may be among the most …

Astronaut's gene expression no longer same as his identical twin, NASA finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> Spending a year in space not only changes your outlook, it transforms your gene expression.<p>Preliminary results from NASA's Twins Study reveal that 7% of astronaut Scott Kelly's genetic expression -- how his genes function within cells -- did not return to baseline after his return to Earth …

Space Science

Stomach acid drugs may cause depression

A new study — now published in the journal <i>Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics</i> — has found a link between a common class of stomach drugs called proton …

I have borderline personality disorder and no, I’m not crazy

If you ask the average person on the street to reel off the symptoms of depression, chances are they could. Ask the same person what Borderline …

How Logotherapy Can Help You Find Meaning in Life

Viktor Frankl is the founder of logotherapy, a form of psychotherapy that he developed after surviving Nazi concentration camps in the 1940s. After …

A make-or-break moment for what may be a new miracle molecule

“I’m probably more bullish on this than anyone. I think it will be more than just translating from animals to humans – I think it will be the dawn of …

This Is Where Body Fat Actually Goes When You Lose Weight

No, you don't pee it out.<p>Despite society's obsession with weight loss, a study has revealed that, surprisingly, most health professionals don't …

Human Brain Contains a Multi-Dimensional Universe Within, According to Latest Research

A sensational discovery has been made by experts as scientists have found that the human brain is home to structures and shapes that have up to 11 …

Topology

Here's a list of 100 words scientists really want you to stop misusing

Words and Science<p>Without language, things between humans would get pretty confusing pretty fast. And even though the ways we communicate can be …

Jewish New Year fruit may hold seeds of hope for brain disease sufferers

As Jewish families across the world reach for the pomegranate that they customarily eat on Rosh Hashanah, they may not realize that the fruit, with …

Dementia

When his elderly mother broke her hip, things didn’t go well

As I listened in on the phone — I was in Boston while my siblings were sitting in a rehabilitation facility outside New York — I could feel my anger rising. A week after having a partial hip replacement, our 90-year-old mother with dementia was being talked about as if she were slowing down her own …

Health Care

Psychologists surveyed hundreds of alt-right supporters. The results are unsettling.

The white supremacists marching in Charlottesville, Virginia, this past weekend were not ashamed when they shouted, “Jews will not replace us.” They were not ashamed to wear Nazi symbols, to carry torches, to harass and beat counterprotesters. They wanted their beliefs on display.<p>It’s easy to treat …

Psychology

Why it’s so hard for Senate Republicans to fix their health care bill, in one chart

There isn’t enough money to make up for the current plan’s cuts.<p>Mitch McConnell needs to spend more money if he’s going to pass a health care bill. The problem is he doesn’t have nearly enough funding available to make up for the current plan’s deep cuts to Medicaid and the financial assistance …

Virgin Olive Oil Protects Brain Tissue Against Alzheimer's In New Study

This has been a fantastic month for olive oil. A recent study showed that it stops brain cancer tumors in lab tests, and now a new study shows that it protects brain tissue from the toxic substances thought to cause Alzheimer’s disease.<p>The experiment used a well-verified Alzheimer’s mouse model to …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

“There will be deaths”: Atul Gawande on the GOP plan to replace Obamacare

Gawande just reviewed the research on what taking health insurance away means for Americans.<p>As the GOP inches closer to repealing and replacing Obamacare, there’s no shortage of claims flying around about the impact giving people health insurance — or taking it away — has on American …

Color Cheat Sheet: The 15 Most Perfect Gray Paint Colors

Picking paint is no easy feat. First, you have to decide what color family you want to grace your walls. "A dark blue? Maybe a bright green? Oh wait, …

Home Decorating

You'll Want to Pour This Avocado Dressing Over Every Salad You Eat — and You Should!

[1]<p>Creamy Avocado Dressing<p>Sprinkle of Green [2]<p>Notes<p>This sauce is also great to use as a dip. Sweet potato chips go perfectly with this, and it's a nice variation from the usual guacamole.<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 ripe avocado<br>• 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard<br>• 1 cup water<br>• Handful of coriander (cilantro) leaves<br>• 1 …

The Specialists’ Stranglehold on Medicine

Republicans are trying to cut health care spending. But hacking away at Medicaid, weakening coverage requirements and replacing Obamacare’s subsidies with a convoluted tax credit will not deal with the real crisis in American health care.<p>The Affordable Care Act was misnamed; it should have been …

Health Care

The GOP Health Care Bill May Have Found A Better Way To Fail

Even if it makes it out of the House.<p>The Republican health care bill isn’t quite dead yet, but it’s not in excellent shape either. Even after …

Chocolate Peanut Butter Squares

4.5 stars based on 19 votes<p>When it comes to sweets, I’ve learned that you cannot make people much happier than when you combine chocolate and peanut …

Dessert