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Back to (brain) basics

(PhysOrg.com) -- In his own words, MIT neuroscientist Mark Bear admits he did not "wake up one day and say 'Hey, I'm going to cure autism.'" But, after decades of painstaking basic research on how the brain rewires itself ...

dateNov 03, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Biofield therapies: Helpful or full of hype?

Biofield therapies, which claim to use subtle energy to stimulate the body's healing process, are promising complementary interventions for reducing the intensity of pain in a number of conditions, reducing anxiety for hospitalized ...

dateOct 29, 2009 in Other
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Consumer electronics can help improve patient health

Electronic tools and technology applications for consumers can help improve health care processes, such as adherence to medication and clinical outcomes like smoking cessation, according to a report by researchers at the ...

dateOct 27, 2009 in Health
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Strong link between obesity and depression

(PhysOrg.com) -- Doctors should pay more attention to the link between common mental illness and obesity in patients because the two health problems are closely linked, according to researchers at the University of Adelaide.

dateOct 07, 2009 in Health
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