Two Intense Emotions Linked to 750% Increase in Heart Attack Risk

Two intense emotions that are linked to massive increase in heart attack risk.

Mar 9

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Is your partner making you sick?

Bad marriages can be sickening. Most people don't have to be convinced of this, but for those who do, several decades of studies offer plenty of proof. Even so, very little is known about exactly how marriage quality affects health. Do strife and ...

Mar 5

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Relationships & Marriage

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Can Personality Improve after a Stroke?

Strokes are areas of damage in the brain caused by blocked blood vessels or bleeding. They can set off a host of problems, including paralysis or impaired vision. Cognitive and behavioral changes after stroke are common yet often overlooked because ...

Feb 23

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Personality problems

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Blame it on your brain: Salt and hypertension

An international research team led by scientists at McGill University has found that excessive salt intake "reprograms" the brain, interfering with a natural safety mechanism that normally prevents the body’s arterial blood pressure from rising.

Jan 26

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Is There a Single Dimension of Mental Illness?

Many different types of psychiatric disorders may share a common thread.

Jan 17

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Mental Health in Asia

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Depression, behavioral changes may precede memory loss in ...

Depression and behavioral changes may occur before memory declines in people who will go on to develop Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Jan 16

Categories: Depression, Health / Illness / Medical Issues

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This Personality Trait Linked to a Healthier Heart

People who are high on this personality trait have healthier hearts.

Jan 13

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Personality problems

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Why you can live a normal life with half a brain

A few extreme cases show that people can be missing large chunks of their brains with no significant ill-effect – why? Tom Stafford explains what it tells us about the true nature of our grey matter.

Dec 31

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Using a Smartphone For One Day Has Transformative Impact On The ...

How smartphones are affecting the electrical activity in the brain.

Dec 31

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This Brain Disease Will Affect Nearly Every Family. Now ...

Breakthrough in detecting brain toxins linked to common brain disease.

Dec 29

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The Personality Trait Linked To The Strongest Immune System

Outgoing or introverted? Which personality types are best at fighting off infection?

Dec 19

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Social Isolation

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Hugs Help Protect Against Stress and Infection, Say Carnegie Mellon ...

Instead of an apple, could a hug-a-day keep the doctor away? According to new research from Carnegie Mellon University, that may not be that far-fetched of an idea.

Dec 18

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Stress Management

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Blood Test Forecasts Concussion Severity

Levels of a protein fragment in the blood paralleled how long head injuries benched hockey players.

Dec 18

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Exercise Counteracts Genetic Risk for Alzheimer's

Regular physical activity may correct the brain's metabolism to stave off dementia

Dec 16

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Health Effects of Stress in the City

Does your pace of life in the city impact your health?

Dec 15

Categories: Anxiety, Depression, Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Stress ...

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