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What experts says are the worst foods and drinks for brain health

What experts says are the worst foods and drinks for brain health

There are many reasons to want to eat well, but among them, one priority may be to promote your brain health.  From reducing your risk of dementia to supporting mental health, experts say there are good reasons to limit these foods and drinks if you aren’t doing so already. Check out these details — and the reasons …

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A Hamden family is heartbroken after their one-month-old baby died suddenly from a rare virus.

A Hamden family is heartbroken after their one-month-old baby died suddenly from a rare virus.

HAMDEN, Conn. (WFSB) – The family is speaking out in hopes of warning others about parechovirus. When baby Ronan was born, he was a happy and healthy baby, but when he was about a week old his parents noticed something was wrong. “We went from the highest high to the lowest low in a span …

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Eye movements could be the missing link in our understanding of memory

Humans have a fascinating ability to recreate events in the mind’s eye, in exquisite detail. Over 50 years ago, Donald Hebb and Ulrich Neisser, the forefathers of cognitive psychology, theorised that eye movements are vital for our ability to do this. They pointed out we move our eyes not only to receive sensory visual input, …

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CPTSD: A New Diagnosis Category in Post-traumatic Stress Disorder – Neuroscience News

Summary: Researchers provide a new summary of symptoms for the diagnosis of CPTSD, a sibling disorder of PTSD that has recently been officially recognized by the WHO. CPTSD usually occurs following prolonged exposure to traumatic experiences, such as abuse, torture, or domestic violence. Source: University of Zurich The World Health Organization (WHO) recently listed a …

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'You do not want this' virus: California man with monkeypox urges others to get vaccinated

‘You do not want this’ virus: California man with monkeypox urges others to get vaccinated

It’s based on his own experience with monkeypox. His video has been watched about 250,000 times as of Friday afternoon. He posted it to help educate people about the virus outbreak, to encourage people to get vaccinated and to make it very clear: “You do not want this.” Anyone can get monkeypox, but a “notable …

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Strong Link Found Between Emotional Childhood Abuse and Schizophrenia-Like Experiences in Adulthood – Neuroscience News

Summary: Study reveals a strong association between emotional abuse experienced during childhood and an increased risk of developing schizophrenia-like symptoms in adulthood. Source: University of Hertfordshire A new University of Hertfordshire study has, for the first time, identified a strong link between childhood emotional abuse and schizophrenia-like experiences in healthy adults, such as paranoia, hearing …

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Serotonin and Dopamine Modulate Aging in Response to Food Odor and Availability – Neuroscience News

Summary: Medications that block serotonin and dopamine enable the life extension effect of the FMO protein in C. elegans, even in the presence of the smell of food. Source: University of Michigan It’s common knowledge that a healthy diet is to key to a healthy life. And while many people go on specialized diets to …

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“My face looked wrong”: How body dysmorphic disorder changes your perception of yourself

“My face looked wrong”: How body dysmorphic disorder changes your perception of yourself

The problem started with the mirror.  As I was doing my hair one morning before work, I studied my face in the mirror. Something just looked… wrong. I moved my head closer, swiveled from side to side, and was immediately flooded with alarm. The face that stared back at me  looked crooked and malformed in a …

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The #1 Workout To Lose Your Beer Gut for Good, Trainer Says — Eat This Not That

The #1 Workout To Lose Your Beer Gut for Good, Trainer Says — Eat This Not That

Let’s get real: Summertime barbecues are the best. Burgers, hot dogs, potato salad, corn on the cob, and chilled beer are staples to get excited about on every picnic table. The resulting dreaded beer belly after indulging a little too much? Not so appealing. You can’t beat yourself up over enjoying extra goodies at seasonal …

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