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Woman Hit by Bat at Red Sox Game Has Life-Threatening Injuries

A woman who was struck in the face by a broken bat at a Major League Baseball game Friday night has been hospitalized with life-threatening …

13 Things To Remember When You Love A Person Who Has Depression

By Koty Neelis,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1Fs64Hz<p>1. Depression is <i>not</i> a choice.<p>Depression is one of the most helpless and frustrating …

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Overcoming Anxiety Disorders Without Medication

Overcoming Anxiety Disorders and Depression<p>Anxiety and panic attacks, irrational fears and phobias, OCD and depression – all involve heightened …

Self-help

Dealing With Panic Attacks

What Causes A Panic Attack And Dealing with Anxiety attacks

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website<p>https://breggin.com/<p>Peter Breggin, MD | Psychiatric Drug Facts<p>Peter R. Breggin, MD, has been called "The Conscience of Psychiatry" for his …

Psychiatry

Early Bird Or Night Owl, Your Sleep Schedule Says A Lot About Your Personality

Whether you're a night owl or a morning person, your sleep habits reveal a lot about you--from your personality to the structure of your brain and even to your expected time of death.<p>That's according to a new video from the YouTube video series ASAPScience, which explains the pros and cons of each …

How to Interfere with Therapy When Your Loved One Has Anxiety or Depression

by Monica A. Frank, Ph.D.<p>Most of the time parents and spouses of individuals with depressive or anxiety disorders truly want to assist in the …

14 Unbelievable Facts About The Human Eye

My EYES. H/t this fascinating Quora thread.

The Power of Sleep

Health<p>Search<p>North KoreaU.S. Has Plan to Dismantle North Korea's Nuclear Program in a Year, John Bolton Says<p>John McCain'I’m Never Going to Forgive …

People Talk 'Brain-To-Brain' For First Time Ever

Telepathy is a staple of science fiction--just think of Mr. Spock or the Jedi knights. But new research shows that mind-melds no longer belong only to the world of make-believe.<p>An international team of scientists demonstrated what they call the first direct brain-to-brain communication, sending the …

5 things you didn't know about Alzheimer's

Approximately 44 million people live with dementia worldwide, according to the Alzheimer's Association. By 2050, that number is expected to more than triple to 115 million.<p>In the fight against these fast-growing numbers, experts from all over the world discussed the latest research at the …

This Woman Had Her Face Photoshopped In Over 25 Countries To Examine Global Beauty Standards

Esther Honig, a freelance journalist based out of Kansas City, sent an unaltered photograph of herself to more than 40 Photoshop aficionados around the world. "Make me beautiful," she said, hoping to bring to light how standards of beauty differ across various cultures.<p>The project, titled <i>Before &</i> …

The Future Of Medicine Is In Devices You Swallow

A simple version of this already exists: a biotech company called Proteus Digital Health has actually created a primitive version of just such a …

Test-Tube Meat: Have Your Pig and Eat It Too

Don't kill the pig, say Dutch researchers—just grow its cells in the village meat factory.<p>Here's one vision of the future of meat: We manufacture it from stem cells in giant "bioreactors" of the sort you might find in a modern pharmaceutical factory. The cells come from a contented pig that lives …

Suspended-animation trials to begin on humans

This month, the world's first attempts at placing humans in suspended animation using a new technique will take place at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania -- not for space travel, but to save lives.<p>The technique will initially be used on 10 patients whose wounds would …

Things You Cannot Unsee (and What They Say About Your Brain)

We're going to rewire your brain. Are you ready?<p>I want to show you something simple your mind can do, which illustrates a fascinating emerging theory about how the brain works. First, look at this logo of the World Cup this year.<p>The idea of the emblem is obvious: This is an illustration of a trophy …

Draw My Left! No, No, My Other Left! A Hidden Bias In Art History Revealed

Look at this guy.<p>He is half-smiley, half-frowny. I drew the mouth carefully to make it equal parts sad and happy.<p>But when you look at him — take him in whole — would you say he's having a good day or a bad day?<p>Most people would say: good day. He seems a little more smiley than not.<p>That's because, …

Subtle, Yet Sexy: How Pheromones Can Change Your Perception of Attractiveness

Have you ever found someone particularly sexy without knowing why? It could be that you are lured in by their pheromones, invisible chemical signals that can subtly alter a person’s mood, mindset, or behavior. According to new research published last week in Current Biology, men and women give off …

Research

Virus programmed to unlock and kill cancer

Bioengineers have designed a virus that on its own is benign. However, when it encounters certain enzymes, it “unlocks” to deliver cancer-killing …

Is there any evidence of a link between violent video games and murder?

In the wake of the killing of the schoolteacher Ann Maguire last week, the question has again been raised of whether playing violent video games could lead someone to commit murder. It's a common link that we see suggested in the media whenever tragedies of this sort occur, but the scientific …

Hints To Longevity Found In Blood Of 115-Year-Old Woman

She maintained clear cognition until near the end of her life.<p>Born in 1890, Hendrikje van Andel-Schipper died at the age of 115 in 2005, leaving her body to science. Until very close to her death, she remained in relatively good health and cognition, and was for example able to carry on a …

Neuroscientists discover brain circuits involved in emotion

Neuroscientists have discovered a brain pathway that underlies the emotional behaviours critical for survival.<p>New research by the University of …

Think You Know Basic Physics? This Balloon Will Prove You Wrong

When you have a balloon floating in a car and start driving, instead of getting thrown back, it actually flies forward. What? Are balloons immune to …

Animals could help reveal why humans fall for optical illusions | Laura and Jennifer Kelley

Understanding whether different species are prey to the same illusions could provide clues about how evolution shapes visual perception<p>Visual illusions, such as the rabbit-duck (shown above) and café wall (shown below) are fascinating because they remind us of the discrepancy between perception and …

Stop Looking For 'Hardwired' Differences In Male And Female Brains

Breaking the binary<p>In December, a highly publicized study declared that distinctive wiring in the brain explains different skill sets in men and women. After scanning hundreds of participants’ brains, the researchers reported that men have stronger connections within a given hemisphere, whereas …

'Huge' Physics Finding Supports Big Bang Theory

First evidence of gravitational waves sheds light on the creation of the universe.<p>Scientists announced today (March 17) that they had found the first direct evidence of the dramatic expansion that created the known universe, known as cosmic inflation, or the "bang" in the Big Bang. This dramatic …

FYI: Does Thinking Too Hard Wear You Out?

If it does, it's all in your head.<p>The brain makes up about 1⁄50 of our body weight but consumes about one fifth of the oxygen we breathe. It's natural to assume that overtaxing the cerebrum would leave one feeling lethargic, but that's not quite true. The brain uses most of its energy just to …