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Medical News Today: The neuroscience of impulse and addiction

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 23:00
The links between impulsivity, drug abuse and neuroanatomy are dense and convoluted. A recent study that took detailed brain scans of non-addicted participants gives new insight.

Medical News Today: Choir singing may boost cancer patients' health, well-being

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 08:00
Singing in a choir for just 1 hour was found to increase immune system activity among cancer patients, suggesting choir singing may be a simple treatment aid for the disease.

Medical News Today: How can red wine help the gut microbiome to prevent heart disease?

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 07:00
Atherosclerosis is a common health problem around the world, but new research suggests that resveratrol, found in red wine, could help prevent it by changing the gut microbiome.

Medical News Today: Stimulation of deep brain structure may ease chronic pain

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 06:00
Electrical stimulation of a deep brain structure normally tied to reward and drug abuse blocks pain signals in the spinal cord and reduces sensation of pain, an animal study shows.

Medical News Today: Enlarged prostate: new procedure shows promise in reducing nighttime waking

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 02:00
A new procedure that blocks blood flow to an enlarged prostate may reduce nighttime waking to urinate and improve patients' quality of life, say researchers.