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Positive Effects of Kangaroo Care for Preemies

An Israeli study by neuroscientist Ruth Feldman and her team, published in the journal Biological Psychiatry, shows that premature babies who are cuddled, sleep better, have greater affective attention, steadier breathing, and more regular heart rates. Every mammal...

The Use of Mental Imagery Reduces PTSD in Abuse Survivors

Survivors of childhood sexual abuse commonly report lingering feelings of being contaminated. This effect can lead to problems with self-esteem and body image, relationship trouble, and behavioral issues such as obsessive washing. Now a study in the January 2012 issue...

Exercise Benefits Brain Health

Scientific evidence shows that physical exercise helps you build a brain that not only resists shrinkage, but increases cognitive abilities. Exercise encourages your brain to work at optimum capacity by causing neurogenesis (production of new brain cells),...

OCD Linked to Strep

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has launched a study to see whether Streptococcus bacteria, which cause strep throat, may also be responsible for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in children. While many tend to assume that there is no control over...