New Inexpensive Therapy for ASD Yields Significant Increases in IQ

By Lisa Franchi on July 22, 2014

Breakthrough research, which spanned for 49 years, highlights a unique therapy that showed significant increases in IQ among children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). More remarkably, the method costs about a sixth of that of the most commonly used treatments. Reported on at the American Psychoanalytic Association in Chicago, the new therapy is called R [Read More…]

How to Help Someone with Low Self-Esteem

By Lisa Franchi on July 22, 2014

“I’d catch a grenade for you. Throw my hand on a blade for I’d jump in front of a train for you. You know I’d do anything for you. Oh, I would go through all this pain, take a bullet straight through my brain. Yes, I would die for you, baby. But you won’t do the same” If your partner, friend, or family member has issues wi [Read More…]

Mind-Wandering May Not Be All Bad: Reasons Why It’s Also Good for You

By Amy Taylor on July 22, 2014

Despite our busy schedule, most of us spend half of our waking hours staring out the window and zoning out. Whilst it can be a great way to relax and do away from the chaotic world, mind-wandering has been linked by health experts to a host of physical and mental problems. Not only does mind-wandering affect our productivity, it can also lead to unhappiness [Read More…]

Negative Emotions and What to Do With Them

By Amy Taylor on July 21, 2014

Painful as they are, negative emotions convey meaningful insights too. Imagine this – your partner is late for the nth time. It’s examination week but your child hasn’t put her phone down to read her books. Your co-worker used your computer and didn’t bother to shut it down. Your spouse just came home drunk – again. If you&rs [Read More…]

Study: Low Levels of Physical Activity linked with Poor sleep Quality in PTSD Patients

By Lisa Franchi on July 21, 2014

Low physical activity in people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) could be due to poor sleep quality, new research found. New findings show that PTSD was independently associated with worse sleep quality at baseline, and participants with current PTSD at baseline had lower physical activity one year later. We found that sleep quality was more str [Read More…]

7 Shocking Facts about Your Favourite Processed Food You Wouldn’t Want to Know (But You Should)

By Rebecca Lewis on July 21, 2014

For decades, we have developed a love affair with processed foods. The taste, plus the convenience they offer are just so irresistible. Thanks to microwave ovens, it only takes a few seconds to prepare delish sandwiches, rice meals, spaghetti, etc. This convenience is so appealing to busy professionals who rarely have time for cooking at home. Unfortunately [Read More…]

Research Goin On to Develop New Vaccine for Heart Disease

By Lisa Franchi on July 17, 2014

Researchers from Wayne State University, in collaboration with La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology (LIAI), are in the process of developing a vaccine that could offer protection against heart disease. Their study shows show proof of concept for the development of an autoantigen-specific vaccine for reducing the amount of atherosclerotic plaques [Read More…]

Want to Start Your Day Right? Follow these 5 Simple Steps

By Sharon Moore on July 17, 2014

Every day is a brand new day. Regardless of what you are going through, waking up each day is like entertaining a new streak of hope – a chance to be happy, to forget past hurts, and to pursue your goals. Every day is an opportunity to grow, become better than what you are yesterday, and most of all – make things right. But it’s not ever [Read More…]

8 Easy Ways to Be Creative at Work

By Sharon Moore on July 15, 2014

Challenges are common in any type of workplace. And one of the toughest challenges we can face is being called upon to come up with new ideas under the most difficult circumstances. Maybe your boss asked you to come up with a new plan to increase the company’s sales target, or you were assigned to a different department. Or maybe you’ve received [Read More…]

One in Three Cases of Alzheimer’s Preventable, Researchers Say

By Amy Taylor on July 15, 2014

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, affecting almost 500,000 people in the UK. The exact cause of Alzheimer’s disease is unknown, although a number of things are thought to increase one’s risk of developing the disease. But according to University of Cambridge researchers, a third of Alzheimer’s disease cases [Read More…]

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