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Low oxygen levels could drive cancer growth

Ying Xu EurekAlert Athens, Ga. – Low oxygen levels in cells may be a primary cause of uncontrollable tumor growth in some cancers, according to a new University of Georgia study. The authors’ findings run counter to widely accepted beliefs … Continue reading

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Herbicide Can Induce Morphological Changes in Vertebrate Animals: Tadpoles Change Shape

University of Pittsburgh Science Daily The world’s most popular weed killer, Roundup®, can cause amphibians to change shape, according to research recently published in Ecological Applications. Rick Relyea, University of Pittsburgh professor of biological sciences in the Kenneth P. Dietrich … Continue reading

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Pitt researchers link neural variability to short-term memory and decision making

B. Rose Huber EurekAlert A team of University of Pittsburgh mathematicians is using computational models to better understand how the structure of neural variability relates to such functions as short-term memory and decision making. In a paper published online April … Continue reading

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Drawing from Life

Katerina Cizek National Film Board This short documentary follows a group therapy workshop for people who have attempted suicide more than once. A hybrid of vérité and animation, the film is a candid portrayal of 12 people who together, for … Continue reading

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Mind-Body Healing Through the Arts: Session 2 – Treat Your Voice Holistically

THE NEW SCHOOL The field of creative arts therapy is rapidly gaining recognition as an essential component of health care in our society. By tapping into the deeply expressive aspects of body, mind, and spirit through such modalities as music, … Continue reading

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Q&A: Work and it’s negative impact on health

Question: Can work negatively impact our health? Answer: Work can undermine one´s health and happiness when it becomes so serious that we believe that we can not do it; when we have no choice and it suffocates us; it is … Continue reading

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