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Toddlers watching too much TV

Toddlers watching too much TV

Should the UK adopt Dutch rules on euthanasia in newborn babies?

Should the UK adopt Dutch rules on euthanasia in newborn babies?

Tight diabetes control does not impact cognitive ability in type 1 diabetes

Tight diabetes control does not impact cognitive ability in type 1 diabetes

Breastfeeding and the good fats in Omega-3 fatty acids help new moms fight depression

Breastfeeding and the good fats in Omega-3 fatty acids help new moms fight depression

Psychotherapy extends the lives of cancer patients

Psychotherapy extends the lives of cancer patients

Laparoscopic gastric banding surgery improves insulin resistance

Laparoscopic gastric banding surgery improves insulin resistance

Seniors are being stereotyped as grouchy

Seniors are being stereotyped as grouchy

Culture can alter the brain's perceptive mechanisms

Culture can alter the brain's perceptive mechanisms

Human brain may be more adept at distinguishing smells than previously thought

Human brain may be more adept at distinguishing smells than previously thought

Oxytocin affects the heart's response to social isolation

Oxytocin affects the heart's response to social isolation

Research demonstrates importance of smell as a means for people to gather information from their environment

Research demonstrates importance of smell as a means for people to gather information from their environment

The aging brain and decision making

The aging brain and decision making

New tool to 'freeze' crime scene memories

New tool to 'freeze' crime scene memories

Many older adults with HIV have unprotected sex

Many older adults with HIV have unprotected sex

Teaching about evolution in a biomedical context

Teaching about evolution in a biomedical context

Similar brain chemicals influence aggression in fruit flies and humans

Similar brain chemicals influence aggression in fruit flies and humans

Symposium on depression and bipolar disorder

Symposium on depression and bipolar disorder

Women might be slipping through the cracks with early drinking problem diagnosis

Women might be slipping through the cracks with early drinking problem diagnosis

Telephone support reduces depression for older HIV survivors

Telephone support reduces depression for older HIV survivors

Sleep - a big part of memory and learning

Sleep - a big part of memory and learning