All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘New Study’

Depression Symptoms Alleviated By Social Groups

Researchers have found in a new study that social identification can reduce symptoms of depression in clinical and community settings. Depression, a debilitating mental illness, is characterized by feelings of lethargy, hopelessness, and worthlessness, among other symptoms. It strikes at many different ages and in people of all different sorts of backgrounds and is a leading cause of disability, according …

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Weight Loss And Pregnancy Don’t Mix

It’s no secret that pregnancy often leads to women gaining weight. In some cases, women can gain dozens of pounds. If you are already very overweight prior to pregnancy, there is a possibility that there could be related complications. Some mothers believe that the best thing they can do is to lose a bit of weight during their pregnancy in …

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Scientists: We’ve Found a Protein that Guards Memory

A report posted last week via Healthday News on WebMD should sound reassuring to all the baby boomers out there (and everyone else, for that matter): age-related memory loss has been linked to a single protein, and replenishing that protein could reduce moments of forgetfulness. A team of researchers from Columbia University found that the protein RbAp48, which is present …

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Women: More Common Sense On Facebook

A survey of 2,277 adults by Pew Research reports that users have become more active in managing their relationships and taking advantage of privacy controls when compared with data from a few years ago. The study looks at accounts from Facebook, LinkedIn, and My Space. The fact that more users are taking advantage of privacy controls shouldn’t come as a …

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