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Analysis examines characteristics of users of online infidelity matchmaking
By analyzing data originally stolen and released by Internet hackers, investigators have examined the characteristics of individuals who paid to engage in extramarital affairs using the online infidelity matchmaking site Ashley Madison. The researchers found that income is the leading market determinant for Internet-facilitated infidelity, indicating the service behaves as a luxury good. Several characteristics related to infidelity at the individual-level ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Dec 21
17 Easy Ways To Become A Happier And Calmer Person In 2017
These past 52 weeks weren rsquo t the best when it came to mental health, between the very real development of election anxiety to the tragic events that happened regularly. How could a person not live in a perpetual state of stress
Huffington Post - Wed. Dec 21
This Pastor Is Providing Harlem Residents With Free Mental Health Care
Pastor Michael Walrond Jr. is making a tremendous stride towards destigmatizing mental illness in the black community by providing free mental health services to Harlem residents.
Huffington Post - Wed. Dec 21
Prince Harry Gets Heartbreakingly Honest About Dealing With Grief
Prince Harry is honoring his mother by opening up about his own grief over her death.
Huffington Post - Wed. Dec 21
Hate Crimes and Hate Speech
Although hatred is an emotion that need not to acted upon, it is rare that emotions do not eventually shape our actions, and obsessive emotions such as hatred, unreciprocated love , morbid jealousy and complicated grief are more likely to motivate wildly compulsive behavior than calmer and more controllable emotions such as, satisfaction, annoyance, and malaise . Physical abuse and domestic violence are a common consequence of individual-based hatred but s ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Dec 21
5 Things Adults Unlearn about Disability
If my kids age 4 and nearly 2 and I woke up tomorrow morning and found a dragon in our living room, my son s top concern would be What should we name it and my daughter would probably try to hug it. I haven t yet taught them that if you see a dragon, proceed with caution, as we believe them to be fictional and quite likely dangerous. Every single thing we know today as grown-ups, we had to learn at some point in our development. But there are some things m ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Dec 21
Why Love Exists
From an evolutionary perspective, something that is shared widely across a large proportion of a species begs to be explained in evolutionary terms. The nature of a finch s beak must speak to the evolutionary history of finches. The plumage of a peacock s tail must tell us something about how peacocks choose mates and how they ultimately reproduce. The length of a giraffe s neck must tell us something about the kinds of vegetation found in the environments ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Dec 21
UTMB researchers develop first chikungunya vaccine from virus that does not af...
GALVESTON, Texas - Researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have developed the first vaccine for chikungunya fever made from an insect-specific virus that doesn t have any effect on people, making the vaccine safe and effective. The newly developed vaccine quickly produces a strong immune defense and completely protects mice and nonhuman primates from disease when exposed to the chikungunya virus. The findings are detailed in Na ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Dec 20
Levels of DNA in blood test correlated with ovarian cancer outcomes
Levels of circulating tumor DNA ctDNA detected in a blood test are correlated with the size of ovarian cancers and can predict a patient s response to treatment or time to disease progression, according to a retrospective study of cancer patients blood samples published in PLOS Medicine by Nitzan Rosenfeld and James Brenton of Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute and colleagues. Blood levels of a protein called CA-125 are currently used to gauge treatmen ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Dec 20
Trends in extracorporeal life support -- ASAIO Journal presents latest worldwi...
December 20, 2016 - For critically ill patients with heart or lung failure that does not respond to conventional treatments, extracorporeal life support ECLS can provide a bridge to survival. Updated analysis of a worldwide database finds that ECLS technologies are becoming more widely available and more frequently used at centers around the world, according to a report in the ASAIO Journal , published by Wolters Kluwer . The new update from the Extracorpo ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Dec 20
Given time, most women with anorexia or bulimia will recover
A study from Massachusetts General Hospital MGH investigators finds that, contrary to what is often believed, around two thirds of women with anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa will eventually recover from their eating disorders. Recovery from bulimia tends to happen more quickly, but while less than a third of participants with anorexia were determined to have recovered an average of nine years after entering the study, almost 63 percent were recovered a ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Dec 20
Perfectionism vs. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Contributed by Kristen Fuller, M.D., Sovereign Health
Psychology Today - Tue. Dec 20
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