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Medical News Today: Mindfulness meditation helps to control emotions, says study

Sun, 10/02/2016 - 23:00
Brain studies suggest that mindfulness meditation can help to control negative emotions, even in people who are not 'mindful' by nature.

Medical News Today: Stroke vs. Heart Attack: How to Tell the Difference

Sun, 10/02/2016 - 23:00
Heart attacks and strokes share many similarities, but are very different life-threatening medical emergencies. Knowing the differences is crucial.

Medical News Today: Are you attractive? It might depend on who you are with

Sun, 10/02/2016 - 23:00
How attractive we appear to others may fluctuate, a study shows, after finding people judge an individual's attractiveness by the people they are with.

Medical News Today: Alcohol and rapid antidepressants have same effects on the brain

Sat, 10/01/2016 - 23:00
New research finds alcohol affects the same brain pathways as fast-acting antidepressants, perhaps explaining why some people feel alcohol boosts mood.

Medical News Today: Exercise hormone sheds fat, 'helps people stay slender'

Sat, 10/01/2016 - 23:00
Scientists have found that the hormone irisin, which is released during exercise, may help the human body to shed fat and prevent fat from forming.