Nikki Yuschak

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Scientists reconcile three unrelated theories of schizophrenia

A new Duke University study in mice links three previous and, until now, apparently unrelated hypotheses about the causes of schizophrenia, a …

The Treadmill Workout For People Who Think They Hate Running

I should like running. I'm an active, health-conscious, and motivated fitness editor, but I've been plagued by side stitches and a general disdain of the activity since my elementary-school days.<p>I've continued to hit the treadmill, because I know it blasts a ton of calories quickly, but I've never …

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Republican Claims Pot Enhances Psychosis And Schizophrenia

Last week, the Republicans flexed their muscle when it comes to marijuana. The Equal Access Amendment to the Veterans Appropriations bill that would have made it easier for veterans to get medical marijuana was defeated on April 29 by a vote of 210-213. The pro-medical marijuana amendment was …

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Science shows that stress has an upside. Here’s how to make it work for you

By Brigid Schulte<p>Brigid Schulte<p>Bio<p>Kelly McGonigal, author, Stanford psychologist and pioneer in the new field of “science help” – translating academic science into practical use – challenged the conventional view that stress is bad with her viral 2013 TED Talk, “How to Make Stress Your Friend.” In …

7 Things About Weight Loss You Probably Didn't Know

When it comes to weight loss, the formula is simple: diet and exercise. However, eating less and exercising more doesn’t necessarily translate to …

New study: omega-3s may treat schizophrenia, ADD, Huntington’s and other nervous system diseases

(NaturalNews) Research just published in the journal <i>Behavioral Neuroscience</i> provides evidence that adequate omega-3 fatty acids are needed for …

Why Swimming Is the Best Cardio Workout There Is

Blood flow to the brain increased by up to 14 percent when men submerged themselves in water up to their hearts, according to a <i>Journal of Physiology</i> …