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A brain mechanism underlying the evolution of anxiety

New research using genome editing technology has allowed scientists to create a model and assess a gene mutation associated with ...
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Mindfulness meditation reduces pain by separating it from the self

For centuries, people have been using mindfulness meditation to try to relieve their pain, but neuroscientists have only recently been ...
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Hypertension elevates risk for more severe COVID-19 illness

Hypertension more than doubles the risk of hospitalization related to Omicron infection, even in people who are fully vaccinated and ...
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Stress accelerates immune aging

Stress -- in the form of traumatic events, job strain, everyday stressors and discrimination -- accelerates aging of the immune ...
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treating PTSD

Cognitive behavioral therapy improved symptoms of headache, PTSD in US veterans

Do cognitive behavioral therapies for posttraumatic headache and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms improve headache-related disability in veterans compared with ...
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Females far likelier to suffer with Long COVID

A new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Current Medical Research and Opinion, reveals that females are "significantly" more likely to ...
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Light During Sleep in Older Adults Linked to Obesity, Diabetes, High Blood Pressure

In a sample of older men and women ages 63 to 84, those who were exposed to any amount of ...
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High optimism linked with longer life

Higher levels of optimism were associated with longer lifespan and living beyond age 90 in women across racial and ethnic ...
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How the brain responds to surprising events

When your brain needs you to pay attention to something important, one way it can do that is to send ...
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benefits of mindfulness

Mindfulness as a key to success in psychotherapy

Meditation, yoga, and relaxation techniques have gained widespread acceptance among broad segments of the population in recent years. However, meditative, ...
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