Classified -- the lonely heart's long road to respectability
Today friendship, even love, can be just one click away and there's a growing army of couples who met and married thanks to internet dating. From its dubious beginnings four centuries ago the personal column has become big business and an acceptable way of finding that perfect partner.
Adults Who Go to Bed Lonely Get Stress Hormone Boost Next Morning
A new study that takes a rare look at the physiological, social and emotional dynamics of day-to-day experiences in real-life// settings shows that when older adults go to bed lonely, sad or overwhelmed, they have elevated levels of cortisol shortly after waking the next morning.
Too Much PC Gaming Makes Children Lonely and Sick
No interest in hobbies, no time for buddies, no appetite for real food - concerned parents may discover that the culprit behind these symptoms in their children is computer games, not drugs//.
Computer games and television can lead to an addiction, with very negative consequences.
spousal separation results in lonely death of wife
A 91-year-old woman in British Columbia died a lonely
death after being whisked away from her husband .Jim Albo, one of her sons, is hopeful that his mom’s death// will bring about some good to the quality of care to the senior citizens.
The hospital separated Fanny Albo from her ailing husband...
Being Lonely is gene regulated
John Cacioppo and researchers have found that the habit of being lonely
is genetically programmed and it runs in to families making it a genetic character. Researchers also have found that lonely
people should join a group which has more social character people in it.//
Researchers conducted su...
The Friendship Stone Helps Friends Remain Healthy
... to poorer health Company aims to reduce number of lonely
people in America.
New ...eek, My Stone Company aims to reduce the number of lonely
people across America through reminding people of ...is Friendship Week we hope to reduce the number of lonely
people in our country. If everyone would give a sm...
Allsup Outlines Advantages of Representation to Overcome Long Wait for Social Security Disability
...id Mike Stein, assistant vice president of claims at Allsup. "Mistakes when applying for disability benefits can make the SSDI process a long and lonely
one if you don't have representation."
"Those who apply for benefits with Allsup's expert assistance may be more likely to bypass the lo...
Photos: New Image Survey Reveals 'Perception Is Reality' When It Comes to Teenagers With Acne
...ng to the survey, teens with acne are more likely than teens without acne to be perceived by their peers as shy (39% vs. 27%), nerdy (31% vs. 17%) and lonely
(23% vs. 13%).(1b) Teens with acne are also less likely than their clear-skinned counterparts to be seen as leaders (29% vs. 49%) rather than follower...
Zeus to Present at Digestive Disease Week in Chicago
...entor of 20 years extended her invitation to Zeus to speak at the conference, she prefaced her invitation as follows: "Being an inventor can be a lonely
journey, but Zeus has faithfully stood by me for these many years. Zeus engineers have generously helped me during my research and development of the...
Few friends combined with loneliness linked to poor mental and physical health for elderly
...nds contributes to poorer health for many older adults, those who also feel lonely
face even greater health risks, research at the University of Chicago sugge...connected and socially active. They also assessed whether older adults feel lonely
and whether they expect that friends and family would help them in times of...
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Adults who go to bed lonely get stress hormone boost next morning
A new study that takes a rare look at the physiological, social and emotional dynamics of day-to-day experiences in real-life settings shows that when older adults go to bed lonely, sad or overwhelmed, they have elevated levels of cortisol shortly after waking the next morning.
Elevated levels of...
Man's best friend: Study shows lonely seniors prefer playtime with pooch over human interaction
A new Saint Louis University study shows there is some truth in the old cliché that describes a dog as "man's best friend."
"Or at least a less aggravating friend," said study author William A. Banks, M.D., professor of geriatrics in the department of internal medicine and professor of pharmacolo...
Houseplants increase quality of life for retirement community residents
... course of the study, the teachers were impressed by the transformation of the overall demeanor of the students. They changed from a state of passive, lonely
dependence to being more active, socially connected, and responsible for something other than themselves, demonstrating improvement in quality of life...
Researchers shed new light on connection between brain and loneliness
...ch more activated in non-lonely people than in the lonely
when they view pictures of people in pleasant sett...tive of another personis much less activated among lonely
than in the non-lonely when viewing pictures of pe...gs.
"Given their feelings of social isolation, lonely
individuals may be left to find relative comfort i...
College students find comfort in their pets during hard times
...ugh difficult times in life. Students who chose to live with at least one dog, one cat, or a combination of the two were less likely to report feeling lonely
and depressed; something they directly attributed to their beloved pet.
These findings highlight how even younger, healthier young adults can bene...
Myth about 'dirty old men' supported by science
... University and Oxford University that studied 400 lonely
hearts ads to see how men and women choose partner...tatus are more important to women.
By examining lonely
hearts advertisements, researchers at the Universi...tionary Psychology , the researchers looked at 400 lonely
hearts ads in the Swedish newspapers Gteborgs-Post...
Loneliness undermines health as well as mental well-being
...rces social anxiety, fear and other negative feelings. By learning more about what underlies this experience, then learning to reframe their response, lonely
individuals can reverse the feedback loop, overcome fear and find ways to reconnect.
"We try to offer some help for those who've become stuck," s...
Novel living system recreates predator-prey interaction
... DURHAM, N.C. The hunter-versus-hunted phenomenon exemplified by a pack of lionesses chasing down a lonely
gazelle has been recreated in a Petri dish with lowly bacteria.
Working with colleagues at Caltech, Stanford and the Howard Hughes Medical Institut...
People not always needed to alleviate loneliness
... three experiments to test their expectations that lonely
people are more likely to make up for their lack o...periment, the team found a correlation between how lonely
people felt and their tendency to describe a gadge... In another experiment, the team made people feel lonely
in the laboratory by asking them to write about a ...
Cloning the smell of the seaside
...ters and petrels. It acts as a homing scent ?like Brussels sprouts at the Christmas dinner table! - and the birds sniff out their plankton food in the lonely
oceans at astonishingly low concentrations.
Scientists have known about DMS for many years but the genes responsible for its production have neve...
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Zeus to Present at Digestive Disease Week in Chicago
...c inventor of 20 years extended her invitation to Zeus to speak at the conference, she prefaced her invitation as follows: "Being an inventor can be a lonely
journey, but Zeus has faithfully stood by me for these many years. Zeus engineers have generously helped me during my research and development of the ...
Building a "Real Time" Economy in Wisconsin
...as produced by the Wisconsin Technology Council and hosted by the Wisconsin Innovation Network's Milwaukee chapter.
Being an entrepreneur can be a lonely
job, so many conference participants were reassured to learn that other innovators encounter challenges that are similar to what they face every day. ...
Maybe its time to write our own television shows about Wisconsin
...yor of Madison conducts stem cell research on the side while running City Hall.
Sex and the Silo: The lives and loves of four urbane but somewhat lonely
women from Grant County.
Dharma and Ole: A cute but wacky hippie girl from Madison marries a sophisticated Norwegian guy from Westby.
Social networks: Readers respond
...il when I write on this topic than I seem to receive on all other topics combined. (Something I suppose I should keep in mind when things get a little lonely
in my office.)
Last week, I wrote that social networking "eludes a business model that makes fundamental sense."
I said, "The value is in activ...
Conference focuses on experience, challenges of being an entrepreneur
...usiness Plan Contest, still said, and about 450 people registered for at least one of the conference sessions.
"Being an entrepreneur can be a very lonely
experience," Still said. "It's reassuring to hear the stories of those who came before and survived and even prospered."
The conference opened on T...
Farm Aid celebrates 20-year journey, heads back to Illinois roots
They included Willie Nelson, Wilco, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews, Arlo Guthrie, Buddy Guy, Emmy Lou Harris, John Mayer, Los lonely
Boys, Susan Tedeschi, Jimmy Sturr and his Orchestra, Congressman Colin Peterson and the Second Amendments, Kate Voegele, Kathleen Edwards, Widespread ...
BarCamp talk turns to Internet dating
Don't mention the fact that you are lonely
and depressed, even if you are. If you are truly lonely
and depressed you should not attempt Internet dating. People who are truly lonely
and depressed represent a huge psychic risk, since...