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New Twist on Dangerous Trend: Cyberbullying Oneself

Teen self-harm in the form of cutting, scratching or even self-inflicted burns has gained a lot of attention over the last several years. The behaviors obviously cause physical damage and […]

Is Risk-Taking a Personality Trait?

New research from the University of Basel suggests an individual’s propensity to take risks remains stable over time, akin to the general Intelligence Quotient (IQ). It is known that people […]
Crunch Report | Square Announces the $999 ‘Professional’ Register

Crunch Report | Square Announces the $999 ‘Professional’ Register

Square announces its new $999 professional Register, GameStop begins a rental subscription pass and Nintendo says Switch will beat the Wii U in sales. All this on Crunch Report.
Rat Study Uses Nanotechnology, Cannabinoids for Pain

Rat Study Uses Nanotechnology, Cannabinoids for Pain

Researchers from the University of Seville have patented a pain relief approach that uses nanotechnology to deliver a cannabinoids-based formula to relieve chronic neuropathic pain. Investigators say
Metabolic Disruption Tied To Late-Onset Alzheimer’s

Metabolic Disruption Tied To Late-Onset Alzheimer’s

New research suggests a connection between disrupted energy production and the development of late-onset Alzheimer’s disease (LOAD). Investigators from McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Neuro-Emotional Therapy Can Help Cancer Survivors Manage Stress

Neuro-Emotional Therapy Can Help Cancer Survivors Manage Stress

An integrative medicine study examines how the brain is activated when a neuro-emotional technique (NET) is used to help cancer patients process traumatic memories. Investigators explain that patients
Sharing Challenges Can Improve Health Care Staff’s Well-Being

Sharing Challenges Can Improve Health Care Staff’s Well-Being

Health care workers who regularly share the emotional, social, or ethical challenges they face in the workplace experience less psychological distress, improved teamwork, and increased empathy and
The Red Light District in Amsterdam

The Red Light District in Amsterdam

Amsterdam Highlight Video Speaking of highlight videos, like the one yesterday, here’s one from our Amsterdam photo walk!
Social Media Makes Us Feel Good, Fuels Repeat Behavior

Social Media Makes Us Feel Good, Fuels Repeat Behavior

New research reveals that becoming hooked to social media is a learned response. That is, if accessing a social media site results in a positive experience, an individual will want […]
Exposure to Violence Ups Risk for Obesity in Teens

Exposure to Violence Ups Risk for Obesity in Teens

New research finds that teens consume more unhealthy foods and beverages on days they were exposed to violence. Moreover, a teen often suffers from fatigue due to poor sleep the […]

3 Tricks to Trade Like A Pro (#3 Will Melt Your Heart)

This post 3 Tricks to Trade Like A Pro (#3 Will Melt Your Heart) appeared first on Daily Reckoning. The strategy that our resident “man on the trading floor”, Alan Knuckman uses is unlike anything
Healthy Diet Plus Mental and Physical Exercise Can Reduce Elder Frailty

Healthy Diet Plus Mental and Physical Exercise Can Reduce Elder Frailty

Aging is often accompanied by weakness, difficulty walking, and declining cognition. This frailty results in adverse health outcomes including disability, hospitalization, and mortality. A new study
AI Made for Military May Aid Bipolar Treatment

AI Made for Military May Aid Bipolar Treatment

New research discovers that a machine learning application designed for the military can also be used to predict treatment outcomes for bipolar disorder. Researchers at the University of Cincinnati
Too Much Structure May Hinder Creativity

Too Much Structure May Hinder Creativity

While structure is important to organizing our activities and helping us understand the world, it can be a killer of creativity, according to new research. A new study from the […]
Low Hormone Level Linked to Postpartum Depression

Low Hormone Level Linked to Postpartum Depression

A new study links low levels of the hormone allopregnanolone in the second trimester of pregnancy, to the risk of developing postpartum depression. Researchers at Johns Hopkins University in
Rat Study Suggests Prebiotics May Help Rebound from Stress

Rat Study Suggests Prebiotics May Help Rebound from Stress

According to a new study from the University of Colorado, Boulder, regular intake of prebiotics may help to promote beneficial gut bacteria and recovery of normal sleep patterns after a […]
Harsh Parenting Can Hurt Academics and Peer Relationships

Harsh Parenting Can Hurt Academics and Peer Relationships

A new study helps to explain how parenting affects children’s educational outcomes via relationships with peers, sexual behavior, and delinquency. Children exposed to harsh parenting are at greater
Extra Love May Be Best Tonic for Partner with the Blues

Extra Love May Be Best Tonic for Partner with the Blues

New research suggests the more depressed your romantic partner may be, the more love you should give them. And, this often includes taking more responsibility for day-to-day tasks. Investigators from
Preschoolers May Come to Share Personality Traits

Preschoolers May Come to Share Personality Traits

New research finds that when preschoolers spend time around one another, they tend to take on each other’s’ personalities. The Michigan State University study suggests personality is shaped by
Depression, Anxiety Up Mortality Risk for Some Cancers

Depression, Anxiety Up Mortality Risk for Some Cancers

New research suggests higher levels of psychological distress may be associated with an increased risk of death from certain cancers. Investigators say the finding adds to evidence that psychological