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Addicted! Scientists show how internet dependency alters the human brain

Source: Independent Internet addiction has for the first time been linked with changes in the brain similar to those seen in people addicted to alcohol, cocaine and cannabis. In a groundbreaking study, researchers used MRI scanners to reveal abnormalities in … Continue reading

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Gender-bending chemical that ‘makes girls as young as three aggressive and hyperactive’

Source: Daily Mail A common chemical used in products ranging from baby bottles to CD cases could be causing girls as young as three to become hyperactive and aggressive, researchers have claimed. A study by leading U.S. scientists has found … Continue reading

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Prader-Willi Syndrome (Can’t Stop Eating Documentary)

At birth, babies with Prader-Willi syndrome are usually small and floppy, with low muscle tone, and have problems feeding. They may have small hands and feet, and boys may have undescended testicles. The babies are slow to start walking and … Continue reading

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Behaviour drugs given to four-year-olds prompt calls for inquiry

Source: Guardian Children as young as four are being given Ritalin-style medication for behavioural problems in breach of NHS guidelines, the Guardian has discovered, prompting the leading psychological society to call for a national review.Family-based therapy is recommended for treating … Continue reading

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