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Study links use of acid reflux drugs with poorer concentration, memory in breast cancer survivors

Study links use of acid reflux drugs with poorer concentration, memory in breast cancer survivors

Air pollution plus early life stress may lead to cognitive difficulties in children

Air pollution plus early life stress may lead to cognitive difficulties in children

Greater medical care needed for older adults with untreated sleep apnea

Greater medical care needed for older adults with untreated sleep apnea

Blue light exposure therapy can aid in healing people with mTBI

Blue light exposure therapy can aid in healing people with mTBI

Alcohol dependence results in remodeling of functional architecture in rodent’s brain

Alcohol dependence results in remodeling of functional architecture in rodent’s brain

Scientists discover powerful molecule that explains why people with anxiety use marijuana

Scientists discover powerful molecule that explains why people with anxiety use marijuana

Prenatal exposure to flame retardants may increase risk of reading problems

Prenatal exposure to flame retardants may increase risk of reading problems

Newly proposed definition of hikikomori helps identify and treat extreme social isolation

Newly proposed definition of hikikomori helps identify and treat extreme social isolation

Researchers analyze the aftereffects of deferred intentions in the brain

Researchers analyze the aftereffects of deferred intentions in the brain

Long-term antipsychotic therapy for schizophrenia is safe

Long-term antipsychotic therapy for schizophrenia is safe

Researchers identify common characteristics of residents who feel lonely

Researchers identify common characteristics of residents who feel lonely

Contaminating Fake Rubber Hand Aids People to Overcome Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Contaminating Fake Rubber Hand Aids People to Overcome Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Parental enforcement of bedtime yields solid results for sleep-deprived teens

Parental enforcement of bedtime yields solid results for sleep-deprived teens

Harnessing biology and technology to develop much-needed treatments for depression

Harnessing biology and technology to develop much-needed treatments for depression

Poor early life environment leaves permanent mark on adult brain

Poor early life environment leaves permanent mark on adult brain

“Rubber hand illusion” can help people overcome obsessive compulsive disorder

“Rubber hand illusion” can help people overcome obsessive compulsive disorder

A physically and mentally active lifestyle can slow familial frontotemporal dementia

A physically and mentally active lifestyle can slow familial frontotemporal dementia

VA researchers find new evidence on the underlying biological causes of anxiety

VA researchers find new evidence on the underlying biological causes of anxiety

Study explores the effect of antipsychotics on older hospitalized patients

Study explores the effect of antipsychotics on older hospitalized patients

Researchers evaluate the effect of intensive systolic blood pressure control in people aged 80 or older

Researchers evaluate the effect of intensive systolic blood pressure control in people aged 80 or older