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Article ID: 705134

We Are Not Hardwired to Go to War

Rutgers University

Anthropology professor R. Brian Ferguson's new research counters what many scientists and scholars have long believed: that brutal, bloodthirsty behavior is part of our DNA. Ferguson argues, however, that there is no scientific proof that we have an inherent propensity to take up arms and collectively kill.

7-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 705123

Rush Acts Locally, Leads Nationally

Rush University Medical Center

Rush University Medical Center is working to improve population health by focusing the economic impact of how it hires, purchases and invests towards the local communities it serves

7-Dec-2018 12:05 PM EST

Article ID: 705087

Targeted Cognitive Training Benefits Patients with Severe Schizophrenia

University of California San Diego Health

Researchers find that patients with severe, refractory schizophrenia benefit from targeted cognitive therapy, improving auditory and verbal outcomes and the way they process information.

6-Dec-2018 4:05 PM EST


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Article ID: 704819

Hysterectomy Linked to Memory Deficit in an Animal Model

Arizona State University (ASU)

The non-pregnant uterus is commonly assumed to be an unimportant organ. One third of American women have a hysterectomy by age 60, often before natural menopause. Arizona State University researchers have found an animal model of hysterectomy resulted in decreased memory capacity and an altered hormonal profile within two months after surgery. The study suggests an important role for the uterus that could impact cognitive aging.

3-Dec-2018 3:05 PM EST

Article ID: 705062

Schizophrenia Is Linked to Lack of Vitamin D in The Womb; Expert Reacts

Catholic Health Services of Long Island

Today, a study was shared that claims “Schizophrenia Is Linked to Lack of Vitamin D in The Womb." Dr. Ronald Brenner, chief of the behavioral health services line at Catholic Health Services, who wasn’t involved in this study, reacted to this news and shared his expert thoughts.

6-Dec-2018 1:05 PM EST

Article ID: 705060

Study suggests loneliness can hinder management of diabetes, hypertension

West Virginia University

One isn’t just the loneliest number. It may also be the unhealthiest. New research led by Laurie Theeke in the WVU School of Nursing, suggests that loneliness can make it harder for middle-aged Appalachians to manage chronic conditions such as diabetes, obesity and high blood pressure.

6-Dec-2018 12:05 PM EST

Article ID: 705027

Bah, Humbug? Psychology Expert on How to Cope With Holiday Stress

University of Kentucky

'Tis the season to be merry and bright! But you may be feeling less than joyful during the "most wonderful time of the year." Do you experience stress, anxiety or even depression from November to January? If so, you're not alone.

6-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 704818

Are Infections Associated With Increased Risk of Later Mental Disorders During Childhood, Adolescence?

JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association

This study used Danish nationwide registries to investigate an association between infections treated since birth and subsequent risk of treated childhood and adolescent mental disorders.

3-Dec-2018 3:05 PM EST

Article ID: 704937

What Can Hair Tell About? A Non-Invasive Diagnostics of Diseases Is Discovered at SUSU

South Ural State University

It is an often case that one’s health and life depend on as quick a disease is found. That is why today the ways of quick and effective revealing of a disease is one of the most important directions in medicine.

5-Dec-2018 6:05 AM EST

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