A new study identifies genome variants and pathways that contribute to composing and arranging in musically trained individuals.
Date Posted: February 26, 2016
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People who fear spiders tend to perceive these creepy-crawlies as larger than they actually are, a new study finds.
Cognitive behavioral therapy and second-generation antidepressants are equally effective as treatments for major depression, according to new, evidence-based clinical guidelines published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
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The risk of developing dementia is decreasing for people with at least a high school education, according to an important new study that suggests that changes in lifestyle and improvements in physical health can help prevent or delay cognitive ...
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Do graphic warning labels on cigarette packets really help smokers consider the health risks? Yes, according to the results of a new study, which found that such images prompt activity in areas of the brain associated with decision-making, emotion ...
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Financial worries? You're not alone. Around 72% of us feel stressed about money at some point in our lives. And according to new research, such stress may be causing us physical pain.
Categories: Compulsive Spending / Shopping, Health / Illness / Medical IssuesGO
A newly discovered human gene mutation appears to contribute both to unusual sleep patterns and to heightened rates of seasonal depression.
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Our brains prioritize rewarding memories over others, and reinforce them by replaying them when we are at rest, according to new research from the University of California, Davis, Center for Neuroscience, published Feb. 11 in the journal Neuron.
People prescribed anti-depressants should be aware they could be at increased risk of type 2 diabetes, say UK researchers.
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In girls, eating disorders are often linked with a mood disorder, but that’s not the case with eating disorders in boys, according to a new study.
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As shallow as it may be, most of us probably have the sneaking suspicion that we would be happier if we had more attractive facial features and a lither, more athletic body. We fork out cash on cosmetics, gym memberships and plastic surgery thanks ...
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Why does sleeping on it help? This is the question tackled by new research at the University of Bristol, which reveals how brain activity during sleep sorts through the huge number of experiences we encounter every day, filing only the important ...
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Swimming great Ian Thorpe has revealed he has battled mental health issues since his teenage years as he opened up about his struggle with depression.
Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) are a group of highly inheritable behavioural disorders that pose major personal and public health concerns. Patients with ASDs have mild to severe communication difficulties, repetitive behaviour and social ...
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When a person full of negative energy enters a room occupied by an empath (highly sensitive person), the empath picks up on those feelings right away. The empath loses their grip on how they previously felt, giving it all up to understand and maybe ...
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We all know people who complain about everything, never see the good in anything, and think that sharing any sort of happiness will “jinx” whatever it is they secretly want. We also know that misery loves company. Therefore if you’re looking ...
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