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Lutein and zeaxanthin isomers benefits during high screen exposure
Morristown, N.J., July 10, 2017 - An exciting new peer reviewed publication based on ongoing research on macular carotenoids from the University of Georgia demonstrates that supplementation with lutein and zeaxanthin isomers can protect against a growing issue among the general population -- the undesirable effects of prolonged exposure to high-energy blue light emitted from digital screens of computers, tablets and smartphones. Lutein and zeaxanthin isome ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 10
On-site ecstasy pill-testing services may reduce user risks at concerts and ra...
Johns Hopkins scientists report that data collected over five years by volunteers who tested pills free of charge at music festivals and raves across the United States suggest that at least some recreational users of illegal drugs may choose not to take them if tests show the pills are adulterated or fake. Their findings, published online July 10 in the Journal of Psychopharmacology , also revealed that pills purported to be a purer and safer version of th ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 10
Does baby-led approach to complementary feeding reduce overweight risk?
A randomized clinical trial published by JAMA Pediatrics examined whether allowing infants to control their food intake by feeding themselves solid foods, instead of traditional spoon-feeding, would reduce the risk of overweight or impact other secondary outcomes up to age 2. The study by Rachael W. Taylor, Ph.D., and Anne-Louise M. Heath, Ph.D., of the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, and coauthors included 206 women, with 105 of them assigned t ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 10
Brain responds differently to food rewards in bulimia nervosa
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have discovered differences in how the brain responds to food rewards in individuals with a history of bulimia nervosa BN , an eating disorder characterized by frequent episodes of binge eating followed by efforts of purging to avoid weight gain. The findings further define specific brain mechanisms involved in eating disorders and could help lead to new treatment therapies. Metabolic hun ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 10
Marijuana use linked to greater psychosis risk in teens
Studies have long suggested a link between marijuana use and psychosis. New research sheds further light on this association, after finding that teenagers who increase their use of the drug are more likely to experience psychotic-like episodes.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jul 10
I Feel Your Pain - Is That a Problem?
We homo sapiens have much to be ashamed of as we wreck our planet and murder each other, but there is one trait we are proud of empathy, usually defined as the ability to feel what another person is experiencing. Is there a more clearly positive and uniquely human trait than empathy
Psychology Today - Mon. Jul 10
Cause Célèbre? The Question of Women CEO Compensation
Coauthored with Margaret Ormiston, George Washington University For two years in a row, studies by Equilar an executive compensation firm reported that female CEOs were better compensated than male CEOs. In last year s report, 341 responses from S amp P 500 companies, the 17 female CEOS made almost 8M more than the 324 males CEOs. Although the number of female CEOs in these studies are small, it s encouraging that they are generously recognized for their c ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Jul 10
What Is a “Good” Decision?
The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision. Maimonides
Psychology Today - Mon. Jul 10
How Parents Can Promote Learning Through Guided Play
How children learn is something that we are all interested in, some of us from a scientific perspective, others from a policy perspective, and most of us from the perspective of a parent. Watching my son figure out something new like how to fit wooden blocks into a shape sorter or how to make his music box play is both fascinating and exciting for both the mom and the researcher in me. At the ripe old age of two, every day offers him a new discovery, and I ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Jul 10
How to Address 7 of the Most Unhelpful Beliefs About Sleep
I spend a good part of my hours as a clinical psychologist helping people repair their sleep. The approach I use is called Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia CBT-I , the first-line treatment for chronic trouble sleeping . When we re struggling to fall asleep, our thoughts are good at going in unhelpful directions mine as much as anyone s. Even though I recognize the mind s tricks when I m lying in bed unable to sleep, I can still get caught up in th ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Jul 10
Rallying the Troops Versus Quieting the Indignation
A new National Rifle Association NRA video advertisement in the United States sparked controversy last week. A number of critics indicated that the emotive ad barely falls short of calling for violent action, while further diminishing the potential for productive dialogue between left-wing and right-wing advocates.
Psychology Today - Mon. Jul 10
Electric Brain Stimulation No Better Than Meds For Depression: Study
For people who battle depression and can t find relief, stimulating the brain with electric impulses may help. But a new study by Brazilian researchers says it s still no better than antidepressant medication. In a trial that pitted transcranial, direct-current stimulation tDCS against the antidepressant escitalopram Lexapro , researchers found that lessening of depression was about the same for either treatment. We found that antidepressants are better th ...
Healthday - Mon. Jul 10
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