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Honey Improves Immunity and Relieves Anxiety

April McCarthy preventdisease.com For ages, the anti-bacterial properties of honey have been revered and so it is little wonder that it has been used for medicinal purposes all over the world. If you have a sweet tooth but shrink at … Continue reading

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The psychological science of relationships

Anna Mikulak EurekAlert (April 16, 2012) — Our relationships with others are an essential part of everyday life, but that doesn’t mean that understanding and getting along with other people is easy. Here is some of the latest research on … Continue reading

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Conquering shyness now’s simpler than you believe

The Wise Directory Finding out how to overcome shyness might be simpler than you believe. You might have been battling with shy ideas and feelings for the entire existence, but the good thing is it’s rarely to early to alter. … Continue reading

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Mom’s Exposure to Air Pollution Can Increase Kids’ Behavior Problems

Alice Park Time Pregnant women who are exposed to high levels of air pollution may be putting their children at increased risk of developing anxiety, depression and attention problems, a new study finds. In urban areas, nearly everyone is exposed … Continue reading

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Anxiety Boosts Sense of Smell

Janina Reichert Springer Study identifies mechanism to explain how the body responds to potentially threatening negative odor. Anxious people have a heightened sense of smell when it comes to sniffing out a threat, according to a new study by Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Heart disease drug ‘combats racism’

Telegraph A common heart disease drug may have the unusual side-effect of combating racism, a new study suggests. Volunteers given the beta-blocker, used to treat chest pains and lower heart rates, scored lower on a standard psychological test of “implicit” … Continue reading

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Dehydration can alter mood and ability to think

Press TV A recent study has suggested that mild dehydration can have an adverse effect on a person’s energy level, mood and ability to think and perform mental tasks. Researchers at the University of Connecticut asked a group of dehydrated … Continue reading

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How the media drives obsessive obsessions

Miles Godfrey Australian CONCERN about climate change usually centres on rising sea levels, melting ice caps and drought. But an Australian study has found people with obsessive compulsive disorders (OCDs) can harbour very different worries – from fear of termites … Continue reading

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Scientists teach computers to assess psychiatric risk

Kate Kelland Reuters Computer programs can be taught to select between brain scans of healthy young people and scans showing adolescents who are at higher risk of developing mental disorders such as anxiety and depression, scientists said Thursday. In a … Continue reading

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Status Anxiety

Status Anxiety discusses the desire of people in many modern societies to “climb the social ladder” and the anxieties that result from a focus on how one is perceived by others. De Botton claims that chronic anxiety about status is … Continue reading

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