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Study identifies factors that contribute to vaginal dryness

Study identifies factors that contribute to vaginal dryness

Alcohol hangovers more significant and costly than people realize, shows research

Alcohol hangovers more significant and costly than people realize, shows research

WHO's classification of game addiction as mental health disorder may help people to seek treatment

WHO's classification of game addiction as mental health disorder may help people to seek treatment

Persistent psychological stress contributes to development and progression of vision loss

Persistent psychological stress contributes to development and progression of vision loss

Patients with mild Alzheimer's disease over age 65 continue to derive benefit from DBS-f treatment

Patients with mild Alzheimer's disease over age 65 continue to derive benefit from DBS-f treatment

Researchers understand the role of brain's ‘reward circuit’ in autism spectrum disorder

Researchers understand the role of brain's ‘reward circuit’ in autism spectrum disorder

Study hints at benefits of lifestyle interventions in reducing dementia risk

Study hints at benefits of lifestyle interventions in reducing dementia risk

Gaming disorder an official disease condition says WHO

Gaming disorder an official disease condition says WHO

Psychologists can play important role in treating alcohol problems

Psychologists can play important role in treating alcohol problems

Patients may want cancer screenings even if potential harms outweigh benefits, finds study

Patients may want cancer screenings even if potential harms outweigh benefits, finds study

Researchers study effects of different mind-body practices on brain function

Researchers study effects of different mind-body practices on brain function

Study provides evidence of link between autism and homelessness

Study provides evidence of link between autism and homelessness

Study shows remarkable plasticity of the brain in finding work-arounds after catastrophic injuries

Study shows remarkable plasticity of the brain in finding work-arounds after catastrophic injuries

People with higher empathy process music differently in their brain, shows research

People with higher empathy process music differently in their brain, shows research

Scientists explain 'Hangry'

Scientists explain 'Hangry'

Study analyzes link between gender-based violence and child abuse in small geographical areas

Study analyzes link between gender-based violence and child abuse in small geographical areas

Researchers develop system to monitor elderly people in their own homes

Researchers develop system to monitor elderly people in their own homes

Our brains perceive wrinkles around the eyes as more sincere emotions, shows research

Our brains perceive wrinkles around the eyes as more sincere emotions, shows research

Children of critical parents show less attention to emotional facial expressions, study finds

Children of critical parents show less attention to emotional facial expressions, study finds

Patient's self-evaluation of personality disorders not as far off as previously perceived

Patient's self-evaluation of personality disorders not as far off as previously perceived