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Nurturing The Brain – Part I, Caffeine

Overall, more than 85% of children and adults consume caffeine regularly. But what does it do to the brain?Coffee is one of the most consumed …

Shrinks, critics face off over new psychiatric manual

In the new psychiatric manual of mental disorders, grief soon after a loved one's death can be considered major depression. Extreme childhood temper …

Should the U.S. Bring Back Psychiatric Asylums?

A new paper argues that re-opening long-term facilities would help solve the country's mental-healthcare crisis.<p>For many, the phrase “psychiatric asylum” conjures up haunting and disturbing images: lobotomy procedures, drugged and restrained patients, the creepy facility in the movie “Shutter …

Mental Health

Writing fiction: What skills make a writer's work better?

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Nursing Homes Rarely Penalized For Oversedating Patients

Antipsychotic drugs have helped many people with serious mental illnesses like schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. But for older people with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia, they can be deadly. The Food and Drug Administration has given these drugs a black box warning, saying they can …

Iridium flare over Georgia

Iridium flares come from iridium communications satellites. They happen when an antenna from one of these satellites reflects sunlight directly down …

Andromeda Galaxy

Malaria deaths halved since 2000 in quest for total eradication

Despite successes, WHO warns against complacency<p>The international health community is celebrating what may prove to be a turning point in the global fight against malaria. Deaths from the mosquito-borne disease have been almost halved since the turn of the millennium, according to a new report from …

Brain scans predict if smokers can quit - Futurity

Changes in the brain's working memory may accurately predict if smokers will relapse after they quit.

Next giant leap for mankind should be to moon, not Mars, says Chris Hadfield

The next giant leap for mankind should be back on the moon not Mars, the astronaut Chris Hadfield has said.<p>Famous for sporting a military moustache, tweeting spacewalk selfies and strumming David Bowie songs on board the International Space Station (his hugely popular cover of Space Oddity has …

5 Sky Events This Week: Jupiter Parties, Geminids Fly, and Saturn Rises

December diamonds crown the night sky, sights for stargazers as the solar system's royalty dances.<p>Stellar diamonds and the King of the Planets provide some of the celestial treasures in store this week for sky-watchers.<p><b>Moon walks dog</b>. Late at night on Monday, December 8, look for the moon rising in …

Wireless Implant Eliminates Bacteria, Then Dissolves

Researchers at Tufts University and University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana successfully delivered an antibiotic treatment to mice with a bacterial infection with what’s considered to be the first resorbable wireless electronic implant.<p>The wireless implant, made of silk and magnesium, delivered …