Psychology

Would you bank with Amazon or Google

Would you bank with Amazon or Google?

More than half of us say ‘yes’ Would Americans consider putting their money in an Amazon Bank or Google Financial Services? A surprising number of...
mindfulness beat childbirth

Mindfulness may help beat childbirth fear

Fear of childbirth has become a modern epidemic amongst pregnant women. Previous studies show that childbirth fear is linked with lower labor pain tolerance and...
Mind the gap-relationship

Mind the gap – does age difference in relationships matter?

Romantic couples with a large age gap often raise eyebrows. Studies have found partners with more than a ten-year gap in age experience social...

Losing your nest egg can kill you

A sudden loss of net worth in middle or older age is associated with a significantly higher risk of death, reports a new Northwestern...
6 things to know about panic attack vs. anxiety attack

6 things to know about panic attack vs. anxiety attack

Feelings of fear, dread or unease can be paralyzing. Identifying your symptoms — and knowing help is available — is key to recovery. When you...
First evidence for higher state of consciousness

First evidence for higher state of consciousness

Scientific evidence of a ‘higher’ state of consciousness has been found in a study led by the University of Sussex. Neuroscientists observed a sustained increase...

Sane in the city: 5 tips to manage the pressures of life in the...

City life can be vibrant, diverse and dynamic. But it can also be crowded, polluted and noisy. With as much as two-thirds of the world’s...
How to deal with anxiety

How to deal with anxiety

It’s not uncommon to hear someone say “This gives me anxiety!” when experiencing something that makes them feel nervous or uncomfortable. But feeling nervous and...
Healing after miscarriage and infant loss: a social worker’s tips

Healing after miscarriage and infant loss: a social worker’s tips

For parents who’ve experienced miscarriage, stillbirth or infant loss, the grief can be debilitating. “Many women and partners who have had these devastating losses feel...

Parenting and personality work together to affect baby’s weight gain

Offering a snack may be a sure way to soothe a fussy child, but researchers say making it a habit can result in unnecessary...

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A new way to activate stem cells to make hair grow

A new way to activate stem cells to make hair grow

UCLA researchers have discovered a new way to activate the stem cells in the hair follicle to make hair grow. The research, led by scientists...
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5 most popular supplements for weight loss success

Losing weight and keeping it off with diet and exercise alone can be hard, no matter how active and athletic you are. But there are...
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5 exercises that do wonders for your health

If you’re not an athlete or serious exerciser — and want to work out for your health or to fit in your clothes better...
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11 tests that could help detect and diagnose pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is usually diagnosed with tests and procedures that make pictures of the pancreas and the area around it. The process used to find...
8 common complications of high blood pressure

8 common complications of high blood pressure

Because high blood pressure diagnosis is based on blood pressure readings, this condition can go undetected for years, as symptoms do not usually appear...