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  • Living With Kids Means Less Sleep for Women, But Not Men
    A new study confirms what many women already know: They are sleep deprived, especially if there are children in the house. Unlike men, a good night’s sleep for women is […] link to source

  • Meditation Can Benefit ALS Patients
    An eight-week mindfulness-based meditation program led to improved quality of life and psychological well-being in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), according to new research. In a randomized, open-label, and […] link to source

  • Ethics Often Drives Millennial ‘Job Hopping’
    Many younger millennials get a hard time about their sensitivities on political and employment issues, including their tendency to job hop. A new study published in the journal Sustainability indeed finds that […] link to source

  • Rat Study Finds Sons of Fathers Who Use Cocaine at Risk for Learning Disabilities
    Fathers who use cocaine at the time of conceiving a child may be putting their sons at risk for learning disabilities and memory loss, according to a new animal study. […] link to source

  • Instagram a Haven for Those with Depression
    A new study shows that one way people suffering from depression find solace is in sharing their feelings and experiences on social media sites, especially Instagram. The new study, from […] link to source

  • Lack of Training Can Lead to Preschool Teacher Burnout
    The annual turnover rate for preschool teachers in the United States is quite high — about 30 percent. Now, a new study reveals that lack of training may be a […] link to source

  • Self-Guided Imagery Can Enhance Well-Being in Healthy People
    Therapists often use guided imagery techniques to help redirect the emotions and mental images of patients who have suffered from traumatic events, such as those with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). […] link to source

  • Sleepy Teens 4.5 Times More Likely to Commit Crimes as Adults
    Teenagers who feel sleepy in the middle of the day are more likely to engage in antisocial behaviors, such as lying, cheating, stealing, and fighting. Now, a new study shows […] link to source

  • New Study Suggests Not All Psychopaths are ‘Bad’
    A provocative new German study suggests a certain form of psychopathy can lead to top professional performance, without harming others or the company. The term “psychopath” is typically not flattering: […] link to source

  • Study Finds Most People Don’t Want to Know Future
    If you were given the chance to take a look into your future, would you do it? If you’d rather not, you are in good company. New research shows that […] link to source

  • Cat Ownership Not Associated with Mental Health Issues
    New research has refuted suggestions that people who grew up with cats are at higher risk of mental illness. The original allegation between cat ownership and psychotic symptoms was tied […] link to source

  • Long-Term Stress Increases Risk of Obesity
    New research from University College London suggests people who suffer long-term stress may also be more prone to obesity. In the study, investigators examined hair samples for levels of cortisol, […] link to source

  • Brain Scan May ID Teens at Risk for Drug Abuse
    A new international study suggests a specific brain scanning test may be used to predict and improve understanding of drug abuse in adolescence. Teens susceptible to drug abuse tend to […] link to source

  • Depression in Psoriasis Patients Ups Risk of Arthritis
    Psoriasis is a lifelong inflammatory skin disease characterized by red, itchy, and scaly patches of skin. Those who suffer from this disease are also at increased risk for many major […] link to source

  • Mixed Evidence for Cognitive Training for Dementia
    A new Finnish study undertakes a systematic review of randomized controlled trials on cognitive training in dementia patients and finds the evidence for benefit is mixed. Neuropsychologist Dr. Eeva-Lis Kallio […] link to source

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