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What is burnout, and how can you cope with it?
In a world where it seems as though the pressure to perform is always on, more and more people are admitting to burnout at work. What is this phenomenon, and how can you cope with it if it happens to you In this Spotlight feature, we investigate.
Medical News Today - Mon. Aug 5
Is this red wine compound the future of depression treatment?
Resveratrol, a compound that occurs naturally in red wine, has intrigued researchers for decades. A recent study in mice investigates how doctors might be able to use this chemical to reduce depression and anxiety.
Medical News Today - Mon. Aug 5
How does music therapy work? Brain study sheds light
Music therapy works, but no one is really sure how. Now, a novel type of brain scan may provide key insight.
Medical News Today - Mon. Aug 5
Finding the Right Place for a Home Office
Earlier this year, I faced a conundrum that many of us who work from home know well Where in the house can I actually work Unless you re blessed with a home large enough for a dedicated office, or are a truly nomadic worker and able to set up shop on a sofa with nothing more than a cup of tea and your laptop, you re inevitably going to have to carve out space in a room that isn t naturally intended for work. 8230 Sure, it s nice not to have to get dressed ...
Psychological Science - Mon. Aug 5
What your spending habits say about who you are
Decisions on how you spend your money can signal key traits about your personality, according to a new study. People who tend to be neurotic typically spend less on mortgage payments than others, for instance. On the theory that consumers use money to express themselves as individuals, researchers at University College London and Columbia University analyzed spending by more than 2,000 consumers in the U.K. who agreed to provide their financial data for an ...
Psychological Science - Mon. Aug 5
Trees an Oasis of Mental Well-Being
City dwellers who live on tree-lined streets might be happier and healthier for it, a large new study suggests. The study, of nearly 47,000 urban residents, found that those who lived in areas shaded by tree canopy reported less psychological distress and better general health over six years. Green grass, on the other hand, didn t cut it People in neighborhoods with more grassy areas actually reported poorer health than those largely surrounded by concrete ...
Healthday - Mon. Aug 5
Support needed for foster carers of LGBTQ young people
More support is needed for fosters carers looking after LGBTQ young people, according to new research led by the University of East Anglia UEA . Findings from the first ever study of LGBTQ young people in care in England found good examples of foster carers being available and sensitive, and offering acceptance and membership of their family. However, there was also evidence of foster carers struggling in some areas in relation to meeting the needs of LGBT ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 5
How we care for the environment may have social consequences
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Anyone can express their commitment to the environment through individual efforts, but some pro-environmental or green behaviors may be seen as either feminine or masculine, which Penn State researchers say may have social consequences. In a series of studies, the researchers evaluated specific pro-environmental behaviors that previous research suggested were seen as either feminine or masculine and examined whether they affected ho ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 5
Veterans with traumatic brain injuries have higher suicide risk
AURORA, Colo. Aug. 1, 2019 - Military veterans with a history of traumatic brain injury TBI are more than twice as likely to die by suicide compared with veterans without such a diagnosis, according to a newly published study by researchers led by faculty from the CU School of Medicine. The researchers reviewed electronic medical records of more than 1.4 million military veterans who received care from the Veterans Health Administration VHA between Oct. 1, ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 5
Priority rule for organ donors could have unintended consequences
Several countries have combated low organ donor counts by implementing a priority rule that pushes registered donors to the front of the line if they ever need a transplant. However, according to a study from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin just published in Management Science , this model has drawbacks. McCombs accounting professor Ronghuo Zheng, along with Tinglong Dai of Johns Hopkins University and Katia Sycara of Ca ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 5
Frailty is a medical condition, not an inevitable result of aging
Frailty is not simply an adjective associated with old age, it is a medical condition all on its own. And it has significant medical, social and economic implications. A landmark study published today August 2 in the Journal of the American Medical Association JAMA Network Open , led by researchers at Monash University in Australia, explored the incidence of frailty in 120,000 people over the age of 60 in 28 countries. It is the first global study to estim ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 5
Sesame allergy is more common than previously known
CHICAGO --- Sesame allergy affects more than 1 million children and adults in the U.S., more than previously known, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study. But sesame labeling is currently not required by law as are the other top eight allergens like peanut and milk, and is often labeled in a potentially confusing manner, such as tahini. This increases the risk of accidental ingestion. The new study provides the first up-to-date estimates on the current ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 5
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