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Control of anger disorder connected to Brain Dysfunction

...red with other test subjects, they tended to label neutral expressions as "disgusted" and disgusted expressions as "angry," according to Best's team. Finally, in a test of sensory perceptions related to OMPCC function, IED patients had more difficulty identifying various odors in "scratch-and-sniff" samples...

Cancer Patients and Sleeplessness

...inner ready." She also says avoid naps and do only neutral activities two hours before bedtime. For many, this may mean no reading. It's mentally stimulating. Graci says, "If you can get a cancer patient, or any patient, to sleep better, they'll feel better. They'll respond to treatment, perhaps, better." ...

Research Finds How Post-traumatic Stress Leads to Long-Lasting Memories

...s, the connections between neurons. "Emotionally neutral events generally are not stored as long-term memories," said Christa McIntyre, the first author of the paper and a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior in UCI's School of Biological Sciences, working with James L. Mc...

Attention! Spells of momentary blindness following visual disturbance

...rget image. An irrelevant, emotionally negative or neutral picture preceded the target by two to eight items. The closer the negative pictures were to the target image, the more frequently the subject failed to spot the target. This suggests that emotionally arousing images impact attention in similar ways ...

Asthma aggravated by thought processes

..."), non-asthma negative (such as "loneliness") and neutral (such as "curtains"). Shortly after, researchers measured lung function in the subjects as well as molecular signs of inflammation in their sputum. The fMRI scans revealed that the asthma-related terms stimulated robust responses in two brain regions...

Features Of The Brain Affect Asthma And Other Stress Related Disorders

..."), non-asthma negative (such as "loneliness") and neutral (such as "curtains"). Shortly after, researchers measured lung function in the subjects as well as molecular signs of inflammation in their sputum. The fMRI scans revealed that the asthma-related words stimulated robust responses in two brain regio...

Sitagliptin, Under Investigation For Type 2 Diabetes

...r with a low incidence of hypoglycaemia and with a neutral effect on body weight. Sitagliptin is expected to lower blood glucose levels by increasing the level of active incretin hormones which increase insulin from pancreatic beta-cells and decrease glucagon from pancreatic alpha cells in a glucose-depend...

The ideal composition of intravenous lipid emulsion

...venous lipid emulsion is beneficial. MUFAs exert a neutral effect on metabolism. Thus ideal lipid solutions can be designed by adjustment of the ratio of ù-3, ù-6 and MUFAs...

MRI Shows Emotional Changes During Menstrual Cycle

...en as they were asked to read words with negative, neutral or positive connotations. The reserachers recrui...lly, anterior-medial OFC activity for negative vs. neutral stimuli was increased premenstrually and decreased postmenstrually. The inverse pattern was seen in ...

Vaginal atrophy drug Ospemifene found effective in breast cancer Prevention

...a unique estrogen-like effect on the vagina, yet a neutral effect on the endometrium, or lining of the uterus, and no aggravation or initiation of hot flashes....

New Straw To Help Children Take Medicine

...leases an antibiotic that will give the medicine a neutral taste. The straw also contains a filter which indicates when the whole dose of the medication has been taken. The tasteless cover of the granulated medication - clarithromycin - is developed to dissolve in the stomach. If the child does not swallow ...

A herbal drug addiction releiver

...ts were asked to look at pictures that were either neutral (e.g., trees, boats) or cocaine-related (e.g., drug paraphernalia). Those individuals treated with NAC reported less craving for cocaine and spent less time looking at the cocaine-related pictures. 'The potential to use NAC for the treatment of indiv...

Violent computer games spur aggression: study

... response to particular images comprised mainly of neutral scenes, but including some violent and negative non-violent scenes. An EEG provided a reading of the perceived emotional content of an image, which increased when participants were surprised or disturbed by an image. The researchers measured a type...

Cure For Autism Could Be Established Through Hamster Studies

...led from the winning male but was attracted to the neutral male. This suggested and proved to us their ability to recognize. Immunohistochemistry is a technique to study which part of the brain is actively functioning during a process. It is also used to diagnose cancerous cells in humans. It enables one ...

Men And Women Read Different News To Manage Anger

...impossible task: to evaluate photos of people with neutral expressions on their faces. They were asked to select which one of six emotions – anger, fear, sadness, disgust, happiness, and surprise – each face represented. They were shown 20 faces, each for just two seconds. The anger of the study participan...

Prayers Do Not Help Healing Process In Bypass Patients

...ercessory prayer under our restricted format had a neutral effect,” said Dr Charles Bethea, a co-author of the study from the Integris Baptist Medical Center in Oklahoma City. “We conclude that telling people introduces the stress response. It may have made them (wonder) 'Am I so sick that they had to call i...

Death Pumps Up Aggressive Thoughts

...e military interventions in the Middle East. Under neutral conditions the researchers found that both groups showed little support for such extreme, but when reminded them of the inevitability of death they supported extreme measures. About 40 students from two universities and 127 students at Rutgers Uni...

Jealousy In Men Peaks When Partners Are Most Fertile

...te the perceived dominance of a series of men with neutral expressions. The images they were shown were photographs that had been rated on a seven-point scale ranging from "not at all dominant" to "very dominant". It was found that men whose partners were near ovulation tended to rate the faces as more domin...

Gays Have No Regrets

...se who would most likely be supportive or at least neutral in their reaction. But there appeared to be no difference in feelings of regret on whether the members of the social network were told first-hand or heard second-hand. Also, it's possible that the benefits of disclosing the status -- from being relie...

Most Women Have Unrealistic Expectations From Screening Mammography

...mmograms detect all breast cancers’ and 11.4% were neutral about this statement. “Women have high expectations of mammography because patients in general (not specifically women), tend to have a view of all medical tests being yes or no, 'positive' or 'negative'; the general public as well as some health car...

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