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The Evolutionary Advantage of Depression - Atlantic Mobile

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Category: Health

From m.theatlantic.com

It turns out that depression may not be a mere trade-off for a vigorous immune response. Dr. Miller suggests that depressive symptoms like social withdrawal, lack of energy, and a loss of interest in once enjoyable activities were actually advantageous to our ancestors.

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The Wilson Quarterly: Beyond the Brain by Tanya Marie Luhrmann

Sunday, September 30, 2012
Category: Health

From wilsonquarterly.com

Epidemiologists have now homed in on a series of factors that increase the risk of developing schizophrenia, including being migrant, being male, living in an urban environment, and being born poor. One of the more disconcerting findings is that if you have dark skin, your risk of falling victim to schizophrenia increases as your neighborhood whitens.

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New virus in Africa looks like rabies, acts like Ebola - Vitals

Saturday, September 29, 2012
Category: Health

From vitals.nbcnews.com

A virus that killed two teenagers in Congo in 2009 is a completely new type, related to rabies but causing the bleeding and rapid death that makes Ebola infection so terrifying, scientists reported on Thursday.

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The drugs don′t work: a modern medical scandal Ben Goldacre Business The Guardian

Friday, September 28, 2012
Category: Health

From www.guardian.co.uk

The trials comparing reboxetine against other drugs showed exactly the same picture: three small studies, 507 patients in total, showed that reboxetine was just as good as any other drug. They were all published.

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How to Stop Hospitals from Killing Us - WSJ.com

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Sunday, September 23, 2012
Category: Health

From online.wsj.com

When there is a plane crash in the U.S., even a minor one, it makes headlines. There is a thorough federal investigation, and the tragedy often yields important lessons for the aviation industry. Pilots and airlines thus learn how to do their jobs more safely.

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The Truth About the Effect of Pregnancy on Women′s Brains Psychology Today

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Category: Health

From www.psychologytoday.com

The myth of pregnesia hasn’t come out of thin air. Countless surveys of pregnant women, using questionnaires and diary reports, have found that many of them â€" usually about two thirds â€" feel that being pregnant has affected their mental faculties, especially their memories.

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How I Quantified Myself - IEEE Spectrum

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Friday, September 7, 2012
Category: Health

From spectrum.ieee.org

whether your problem is migraines or mood swings, you can keep track of your ailment with a consumer device that costs around US $100. As these health-and-wellness gadgets proliferate, a “quantified self” movement is gaining strength: It’s attracting athletes, fitness buffs, data lovers, hypochondriacs, and people just trying to lose some weight.

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Recent Study Links T. Gondii Parasite to Suicidal Attempts

Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Category: Health

From www.doctortipster.com

Scientists have discovered that a very common and known to be harmless parasite can cause small changes in the brain that might actually lead to suicide attempts. Toxoplasma gondii, or T. gondii can be found in almost a third of the world’s population.

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Scientists Discover How Brains Keep Clean Wired Science Wired.com

Thursday, August 16, 2012
Category: Health

From www.wired.com

Scientists long suspected that the brain’s refuse ended up in the cerebrospinal fluid, which cushions the brain inside the skull. In the 1980s, some researchers proposed that the fluid might be pumped into the brain to wash it, then pumped out again.

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Confessions of a Hypochondriac : The New Yorker

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Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Category: Health

From www.newyorker.com

The New Yorker Online Only Page-Turner Criticism, contention, and conversation about books that matter. « Book News: City Views, Catching Zs Main Fiction Podcast: Maile Meloy Reads Laurie Colwin » August 3, 2012 Internal Affairs: On Hypochondria Posted by Alexander Nazaryan hypochondria.

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