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How self-discipline works

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Researchers believe that gaining a clearer understanding of how self-control works Continue reading “How self-discipline works” »  More...

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By IANS On Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
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Netherlands records rise in euthanasia cases

A total of 13 psychiatric patients in The Netherlands were helped to end their life last year Continue reading “Netherlands records rise in euthanasia cases” »  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, August 5th, 2012
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Anxiety increases sick leave risk

Researchers have identified anxiety as a more important risk factor in long-term sick leave than previously thought Continue reading “Anxiety increases sick leave risk” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 26th, 2012
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Why people don’t perform well when stressed

Researchers have discovered why stressed persons are more likely to lapse back into habits than to behave in a goal-directed manner Continue reading “Why people don’t perform well when stressed” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 17th, 2012
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Bright brains fall foul of nonsensical words

The human brain often do not even notice key words that can change the whole meaning of a sentence Continue reading “Bright brains fall foul of nonsensical words” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 12th, 2012
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Potential target for treating depression identified

Scientists have found a novel molecular mechanism responsible for the most important symptom of major depression: anhedonia Continue reading “Potential target for treating depression identified” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 12th, 2012
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Anxiety may lead to premature aging

A common form of anxiety, known as phobic anxiety, was found to be associated with shorter telomeres in middle-aged and older women Continue reading “Anxiety may lead to premature aging” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
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Training can help boost visual ability

Until now it has seemed an irreparable limitation of human perception that we strain to perceive things in the very rapid succession of, say Continue reading “Training can help boost visual ability” More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
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Hormone curbs depression-like symptoms in stressed mice

A hormone with anti-diabetic properties also reduces depression-like symptoms in mice, according to a new study Continue reading “Hormone curbs depression-like symptoms in stressed mice” »  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, July 8th, 2012
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Why we get cranky during summer heat

Hot weather isn’t just uncomfortable, it certainly takes a toll on our bodies by making us cranky and can also test our tempers Continue reading “Why we get cranky during summer heat” »  More...