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Mom Shares Stunning Transformation 4 Years After Beating Heroin, Meth Addictions
It rsquo s been four years since Dejah Hall broke a deadly spell that rsquo s gripped millions of Americans each year. Today, you rsquo d hardly recognized her.
Huffington Post - Fri. Dec 23
Top 5 Ways To Really Relax These Holidays (Without Alcohol Or Yoga)
Ahhhh The holidays have arrived. It s time to wind down, unravel and distress... If only you could.
Huffington Post - Fri. Dec 23
A Narcissistic Struggle as an Opportunity for Growth, Change
A young couple, in their early twenties, who I will call Tom and Carol, came to see me because they felt that their recent marriage was doomed. Both star athletes and young professionals from prestigious ivy league colleges, they reported that they were recipients of wealthy, highly educated families with strong religious ties. Their history revealed no problems on the surface, and neither of them could explain their marital stupor, contrasting this also w ...
Psychology Today - Fri. Dec 23
Overcoming the Allure of Fake News
Fake news is not a new problem. Half-truths, massaged facts, and outright lies have always been a part of American politics . Yet the power of propaganda startled many this election season as new surges of misinformation swept through our screens and newsfeeds. How can so many Trump supporters believe that the unemployment rate has increased in the last eight years Why did so many Clinton supporters discredit Wikileaks documents after identifying an unrela ...
Psychology Today - Fri. Dec 23
The Evolutionary Origins of Empathy
It is even harder for the average ape to believe that he descended from man. H. L. Mencken
Psychology Today - Fri. Dec 23
Deadly sleeping sickness set to be eliminated in 6 years
Gambian sleeping sickness could be eliminated in 6 years thanks to University of Warwick research Combination of active screening and tsetse fly traps the key to quick elimination Without changing current strategy, elimination isn t predicted until the next century Gambian sleeping sickness - a deadly parasitic disease spread by tsetse flies - could be eliminated in six years in key regions in the Democratic Republic of Congo DRC , according to new researc ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Dec 22
Histologic classification impacts SBRT treatment in early-stage lung cancer pa...
DENVER - Early-stage non-small cell lung cancer NSCLC patients with squamous cell carcinoma SqCC have a significantly higher rate of local failure after stereotactic body radiation therapy SBRT than other NSCLC histological subtypes. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide, causing more deaths than breast, colon, and prostate cancers combined. NSCLC is the most common type of lung cancer, accounting for roughly 85 of lung cancers. Surgi ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Dec 22
Weight loss reduces psoriasis symptoms
Weight loss has a significant and prolonged positive impact on psoriasis symptoms and quality of life. The findings stem from a study conducted by Herlev and Gentofte Hospital, in collaboration with the University of Copenhagen s Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports and other participants. The results are published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition , an internationally renowned scientific journal. Klinisk foto, Gentofte hospital Sixty t ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Dec 22
Overweight affects DNA methylation
The extra pounds you gain during the holidays will not only show up on your hips but will also affect your DNA. This is the result of a large-scale international study coordinated by Helmholtz Zentrum M 252 nchen, a partner in the German Center for Diabetes Research, which has now been published in Nature . The study shows that a high BMI leads to epigenetic changes at nearly 200 loci of the genome - with effects on gene expression. While our genes do not ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Dec 22
Recovery from brain injury and better sleep go hand in hand
MINNEAPOLIS - After a traumatic brain injury TBI , people also experience major sleep problems, including changes in their sleep-wake cycle. A new study shows that recovering from these two conditions occurs in parallel. The study is published in the December 21, 2016, online issue of Neurology reg , the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. These results suggest that monitoring a person s sleep-wake cycle may be a useful tool for assessing ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Dec 22
Losing sleep over discrimination? 'Everyday discrimination' may contribute to ...
December 22, 2016 - People who perceive more discrimination in daily life have higher rates of sleep problems, based on both subjective and objective measures, reports a study in Psychosomatic Medicine Journal of Biobehavioral Medicine , the official journal of the American Psychosomatic Society . The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer . Discrimination is an important factor associated with sleep measures in middle-aged adults, according to the report ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Dec 22
NEJM reports on study of waitlisted opioid-dependent adults
In rural states like Vermont, opioid-dependent adults desperate for treatment often find themselves stuck on a wait list, sometimes for eight months or more, increasing their risk of continuing to use illicit opioids, contract an infectious disease, overdose and prematurely die. However, this problem isn t limited to Vermont -- a full 96 percent of states in the U.S. have opioid dependence rates that exceed medication-assisted treatment availability, accor ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Dec 22
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