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Is being married the key to a longer life?

Bård Amundsen, Siw Ellen Jakobsen | 
Mortality – or the frequency of deaths – has been steadily declining in Norway over the last hundred years in ...
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No root cause: What if mental health symptoms are the actual disease?

Ingrid Spilde | 
“In the prevailing understanding of mental disorders, the premise is that an underlying cause exists,” says Sverre Urnes Johnson, associate ...
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Pill could put bread back on the plates of people with celiac disease

Siw Ellen Jakobsen | 
Celiac disease is caused by the body’s reactions to proteins found in wheat, barley and rye. Nearly 30 different drug ...
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Birth of the placebo effect: How an 18th century doctor’s bogus animal magnetism treatment ‘cured’ patients

Ingrid Spilde | 
Word spread amongst the Parisian upper class in the late 18th century: A new man in town had a novel ...
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Trouble sleeping? Your children may experience the same problems, study suggests

Siw Ellen Jakobsen | 
Researchers have long known that severe sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea, are hereditary. But what about common sleep problems, ...
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Treating obsessive compulsive disorder in just 4 days? Researchers tout intensive method

Elise Kjørstad | 
Psychologists and professors Gerd Kvale and Bjarne Hansen have developed a treatment program that helps patients get rid of their ...
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Do obesity and mental illness share genetic links?

Nancy Bazilchuk | 
If a person with high genetic vulnerability is exposed to adverse environmental factors, such as an infection or mental trauma, ...
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The psychology of risk: ‘Psychopathic traits regularly found in successful people’

Nancy Bazilchuk | 
One problem with research on psychopathy is that it largely only deals with criminals. [Psychiatrist Randi] Rosenqvist believes it would ...
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Anxiety in dementia patients is often ‘overlooked, underestimated and not identified’

Nancy Bazilchuk, Siw Ellen Jakobsen | 
It’s not uncommon for people with dementia to roam around a lot and to be very restless, both day and ...
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Lab-grown mini brains ‘perilously close’ to consciousness?

Ingrid Nuse | 
Neuroscientists at more than a hundred laboratories around the world are now cultivating small brains from human cells in glass ...
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Pregnancy, motherhood may give a boost to women’s brains, making them ‘younger’

Anne Lise Stranden | 
Tired toddler mums may finally be able to take some comfort in their exhaustion. It turns out they may have ...
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Are highly educated people more likely to get cancer? Or just more likely to get tested?

Anne Lise Stranden | 
A person’s socioeconomic status plays a role in the type of cancer they might get, the Cancer Registry researchers found ...
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New brain memory model could offer new pathways for Alzheimer’s research

Ingrid Nuse | 
[PhD candidate and physician Thanh Pierre] Doan is investigating the intricacies of the parts of the brain that keep track ...
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‘It’s not impossible’: Study claims yoga breathing techniques could ‘cleanse the brain’

Anne Stranden | 
Our brains are washed by a constant flow of cerebrospinal fluid, which plays the important role of carrying away waste ...