Psychology

Lifestyle changes, not a magic pill, can reverse Alzheimer's

Last summer, a research group from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) quietly published the results of a new approach in the treatment …

Women's News

Link between Adolescent Pot Smoking and Psychosis Strengthens

BERLIN—Society’s embrace of cannabis to treat nausea, pain and other conditions proceeds apace with the drive to legalize the plant for recreational …

Cannabis

7 Essential Vitamins For Brain – Best Vitamins To Boost Brain Power

Proper cognitive function and <b>brain power</b> rests a lot on balanced diet that comprises of <b>brain-stimulating foods</b>. Here is a list of <b>best vitamins for</b> …

Vitamins

Social Anxieties – Its Effects and Treatment through Hypnosis

Statistics show that the number of people having social anxiety increases year after year. In the UK for example, professionals have noted that two …

Anxiety

8 physical symptoms of seasonal affective dissorder and how to improve them

The 'winter blues' is actually a serious mental health condition...<p><b>Medical experts share advice on how to treat seasonal affective disorder (SAD) -</b> …

Depression

Behavioral Activation For Depression

While we all feel sad, moody or low from time to time, some people experience these feelings intensely, for long periods of time (weeks, months or …

Depression

Alzheimer's: Word processing duration may predict onset

Recent research published in the journal <i>NeuroImage Clinical</i> suggests that the time it takes for someone to process written words may be a reliable …

Alzheimer's Disease

New Model Links Emotions and Mental Health

<i>Summary: Researchers have developed a new assessment model that breaks emotional regulation into three different elements. The MAS assessment will</i> …

Neuroscience

Identical Twins Can't Tell Themselves Apart, Either

In the most annoying things an identical twin hears on the regular, "Can you tell each other apart?" is right up there with "Can you read each …

Life Sciences

Tuning into This One Thing Makes You a Virtual Mind Reader

Empathy is a powerful tool. And according to a recent study, when it comes to understanding how another person thinks and feels, it’s best to close …

Life Sciences

What Is Neurolinguistics?

The interdisciplinary study of language processing in the brain, with an emphasis on the processing of spoken language when certain areas of the …

Linguistics

Electroconvulsive therapy mostly used on women and older people, says study

Findings are a cause for concern and symptom of the ‘over-medicalising of human distress’, says co-author of report using NHS data<p>The use of electroconvulsive therapy to treat serious mental health problems is more prevalent in women and older individuals, researchers have found.<p>The study, which …

Depression

Overcoming Anxiety & Fear – Free Article Content at Share Health Tips

Learn about origins of Fear and Anxiety and how to over come this. We can all experience different fears and anxieties in many different ways, yet …

Anxiety

Scientists Reveal the Relationship Between Sugar, Cancer

This project was started in 2008 under the leadership of Johan Thevelein (VIB-KU Leuven), Wim Versées (VIB-VUB) and Veerle Janssens (KU Leuven). Its …

Cancer

How nerves fuel prostate cancer growth

Certain nerves support the growth of prostate cancer via a tumor vessel proliferating "switch," according to a study by researchers from the Albert …

Cancer

How texting is linked to better — or worse — relationship satisfaction

• <b>A psychologist-led survey found that the greater the perceived similarity between partners’ texting habits, the higher their relationship satisfaction.</b>• <b><br>Being sensitive to our romantic partners' texting habits isn't crazy — it's something to pay attention to.</b><p>For better, or possibly worse, texting is …

Relationships

The 'sadistic science' to surviving the average a--hole

<b>By Terra Arnone</b><p><b>The Asshole Survival Guide: How to Deal with People Who Treat You Like Dirt</b> <b><br>Robert I. Sutton</b> <b><br>Houghton Mifflin Harcourt</b> <b><br>224 pp; …

Canadian News

How obesity promotes breast cancer

Obesity leads to the release of cytokines into the bloodstream which impact the metabolism of breast cancer cells, making them more aggressive as a …

Cancer

New Research Shows You Don't Want the Person Managing Your Money to Be a Shark

A recent study found that psychopaths make poor hedge fund managers.<p>If you think about the archetype of a money manager, someone cold, emotionless and driven probably springs to mind -- like Gordon Gekko in <i>Wall Street</i>. But new research has found that these traits not only make someone a pain to be …

Personality

New Study Reveals Just How Bad Cyber Bullying Has Got

A new report has revealed the true extent of online bullying as well as the impact it is having on young women. It shows that 53% of teenagers have …

Bullying

Parkinson’s Disease: Do You Know These Early Warning Signs?

Just one correction: dopamine (not levodopa) is the natural chemical found in the brain that is lacking or not being produced in enough quantities in …

Parkinson's Disease

3 Reasons Why We Are Addicted To Smartphones

The much-anticipated product launch was followed by millions who watched the event via livestream and on internet forums, blogs and in the news media.<p>…

Life Sciences

Can Criminal Profilers Really Get Inside the Head of a Killer?

In a scene from the new Netflix series <i>Mindhunter</i>, an FBI agent asks, “How do we get ahead of crazy if we don’t know how crazy thinks?” It’s an apt …

Entertainment

Frailty, loss of mental function independently affect elderly survival

(Reuters Health) - Frail older people don’t live as long as their stronger peers, and loss of mental function further increases their risk of death, recent research shows.<p>The good news: Older people can live longer, healthier lives by maintaining their strength and cognitive abilities, Dr. Yunhwan …

Longevity

Psychologist Explains Fear Of Clowns

Cleveland Clinic Doctor <b>Scott Bea</b> says a fear of clowns is most likely due to the elusive nature of their appearance. He says clowns can create …

Life Sciences

The Incredible Progress of Daily Practice

Lately in my life, I’ve been repeatedly reminded of the power of practicing something regularly.<p>Daily is best, I’ve learned, but several times a week …

Self-help

How to Blush Without Shame

“Blushing in and of itself is not a problem,” says Paul Greene, director of the Manhattan Center for Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. Regardless of skin color, nearly all humans report that they have experienced that accumulation of blood near the skin’s surface. For some, though, it comes with …

Long-form Journalism

James Damore's Google Memo Hurt Women in Tech More Than You Thought, Science Says

James Damore wrote a loaded memo back in August. Here's what science thinks could be the repercussions.<p>We all remember the Googlegate Incident back in August right? Awful. And Damore rightly got sacked. But what's the aftermath of his sexist memo for the women at Google, working in Tech all over …

Life Sciences

Stanford researchers named 2017 STAT Wunderkinds | Scope Blog

Picking out scientists — or musicians, designers or most anyone — before their great discovery, amazing insight or groundbreaking innovation, is, …

Stanford University

One Shabbat can be life-transforming

Next week, thousands of Jews around the country will celebrate Shabbat UK, the British version of the annual global initiative designed to encourage …

Jewish Culture