Archive for October, 2013

Is it Normal to Feel Pleasure when Competitors Fail?

October 29th, 2013
Is it Normal to Feel Pleasure when Competitors Fail?Do you feel guilty when you notice that twinge of excitement that flows through your body when your competitors fail? Is it OK to get pleasure from ...

Omega-3s Can Be Too Much of A Good Thing

October 29th, 2013
Omega-3s Can Be Too Much of A Good ThingFor some time, omega-3 fatty acids have been used  as a means to lower triglycerides and blood pressure. Omega-3’s were also believed to benefit a variety of medical conditions ...

Cognitive Strategy May Sometimes Do More Harm Than Good

October 29th, 2013
Cognitive Strategy May Sometimes Do More Harm Than GoodNew research suggests that a common emotion regulation strategy called “cognitive reappraisal” may actually be harmful when it comes to stressors that are under our control. The ...

Exercise Can Ward Off Depression

October 29th, 2013
Exercise Can Ward Off Depression Using exercise or physical activity to manage depression has been recommended for years. Now, new research finds that moderate exercise can actually prevent episodes of depression in the long term. A ...

Mom’s Lupus May Increase Child’s Risk of Autism

October 28th, 2013
Mom's Lupus May Increase Child's Risk of AutismNew research suggests children born to mothers with lupus may be at twice the risk of autism spectrum disorders than those born to mothers without the disease. Systemic ...

When Dieting, Hang with Friends on Similar Mission

October 28th, 2013
When Dieting, Hang with Friends on Similar MissionNew research suggests that if you are on a diet or simply attempting to eat healthy, then you should go out to dine with friends with similar ...

Child Cyberbullying Happens More than Parents Realize

October 28th, 2013
Child Cyberbullying Happens More than Parents Realize New research has discovered that parents underestimate how often their children engage in risky online behavior, like cyberbullying and viewing pornography. Experts acknowledge that cyberbullying has become a ...

Depression Links Intimate Partner Violence, Food Insecurity

October 27th, 2013
woman man violence 2Women who suffer from mental, physical or sexual abuse from their partners are more likely to be depressed — which in turn leads to a greater likelihood of food insecurity, according ...

Anti-Epileptic Drug Topamax Could Treat Cocaine Addiction

October 27th, 2013
Anti-Epileptic Drug Could Treat Cocaine Addiction  A new study reveals that topiramate, a drug approved to treat epilepsy and migraine headaches, also could help treat cocaine dependence. The study is one of the first ...

Hypnosis, CBT May Benefit Patients with IBS

October 27th, 2013
Hypnosis, CBT May Benefit Patients with IBSHypnosis and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) may benefit patients suffering from a functional bowel disorder such as irritable bowel syndrome, according to new research from the University of Florida. Functional ...