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Dreaming To Grow
Someday your kids will leave home, and by then they will have had tens of thousands of dreams. How many of these will they have shared Paying attention to their dreams can be fascinating, considering that they are, among other things, a reflection of their desires, fears and day-to-day worries. By taking an interest in your children s dreams, you will encourage them to take an interest, too. The best thing about this is that recalling and playfully explori ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Sep 5
Good microcirculation indicates increased lifespan
Human longevity has been previously linked by researchers to genetic factors, calorie restriction, and certain life-style factors such as physical activity or the Mediterranean diet. Now, Italian researchers from La Sapienza University in Rome have identified an additional factor, which significantly contributes to a longer life. In a pilot study on some of the oldest people of the world, they discovered that the perfusion of organs and muscles of the cent ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Sep 5
A Nation in Pain
I could not be more pleased to introduce my first guest blogger, Aria Campbell-Danesh, who kindly agreed to share his knowledge, experience, and compassion in working with men and women who deal with chronic pain . Recipient of the prestigious Principal s Medal when he was at the University of St. Andrews, Aria lives in the UK where he provides cognitive -behavioral and mindfulness -based therapy .
Psychology Today - Fri. Sep 2
Sex Over Time: Keeping the Home Fires Burning
Most people in a romantic relationship yearn for a passionate sex life. And at the beginning of the relationship the heady honeymoon phase, the days of early elation passionate sex usually comes easily. Alas, over time routine sets in, the wear and tear of daily interaction. Other pressing matters grab our attention, passion wanes, and sexual satisfaction decreases . This happens to many couples . But not to all of them. Some couples manage to keep their f ...
Psychology Today - Fri. Sep 2
Donald Trump’s Latest Tweet Doesn't Just Insult Mika Brzezinksi
Donald Trump is once again using mental health terms as insults on Twitter, this time targeting his insensitive language toward MSNBC ldquo Morning Joe rdquo host Mika Brzezinski.
Huffington Post - Fri. Sep 2
Encouraging decrease in certain antibiotic resistance levels of gonococci acro...
In 2014, the susceptibility of gonococci to two of the recommended antibiotics for gonorrhoea treatment has shown signs of improvement, according to results from the European Gonococcal Antimicrobial Surveillance Programme Euro-GASP . At the same time, a significant increase in resistance to another antibiotic agent that is part of the suggested dual therapy of gonorrhoea was observed. On an annual basis, countries of the European Union and European Econom ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Sep 2
Babies born with a low birth weight may be less active in later life
Individuals who are born with a low birth weight are less likely to be good at sports at school or participate in exercise later on in life. The study, published in the journal Medicine Science in Sports Exercise , used data from the Medical Research Council MRC National Survey for Health and Development, a unique birth cohort that closely monitors a group of people all born in the same week in March 1946. This particular research involved data from 2,739 ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Sep 2
Study validates TGen-developed test for health care-acquired infections
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Sept. 2, 2016 -- A new study by the Translational Genomics Research Institute TGen details the design and validation of a low-cost, rapid and highly accurate screening tool -- known as KlebSeq -- for potentially deadly healthcare-acquired infections HAIs , such as Klebsiella pneumoniae . HAIs affect hundreds of thousands of patients annually and add nearly 10 billion in associated healthcare costs. The findings, to be published in Octob ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Sep 2
Sleeping brain's complex activity mimicked by simple model
Researchers have built and tested a new mathematical model that successfully reproduces complex brain activity during deep sleep, according to a study published in PLOS Computational Biology . Recent research has shown that certain patterns of neuronal activity during deep sleep may play an important role in memory consolidation. Michael Schellenberger Costa and Arne Weigenand of the University of L 252 beck, Germany, and colleagues set out to build a comp ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Sep 2
Implanted device successfully treats central sleep apnea, study finds
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Results from an international, randomized study show that an implanted nerve stimulator significantly improves symptoms in those with central sleep apnea, without causing serious side effects. Dr. William Abraham, co-lead author and director of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, presented findings from the study at the recent European Society of Cardiology Congress in Rome. The study ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Sep 2
Cannabis reduces short-term motivation to work for money
Smoking the equivalent of a single spliff of cannabis makes people less willing to work for money while high , finds a new UCL study. The research, published in Psychopharmacology , is the first to reliably demonstrate the short-term effects of cannabis on motivation in humans. The researchers also tested motivation in people who were addicted to cannabis but not high during the test, and found that their motivation levels were no different to volunteers i ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Sep 2
Goodness: An Often Underrated but Much Needed Virtue
During the recent Olympic Games in Rio the unexpected interaction between two female 5K runners, Abbey D Agostino from the USA and Nikki Hamblin from New Zealand, colliding in their race made headline news and went viral on social media. The story is well known by now. Immediately after their collision, Abbey stopped and helped her fellow runner to get up encouraging her to finish the race. A few moments later when Abbey collapsed from a resulting serious ...
Psychology Today - Thu. Sep 1
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