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What REALLY makes us worry: New region of the brain discovered that controls anxiety

31/01/2014 09:44
By Mark Prigg Researchers have revealed a major breakthrough in treating anxiety disorders. A California team has discovered the region of the brain that controls how anxious we are - and found it...

Police and medical staff document America's real-life possession

31/01/2014 09:39
A nine-year-old boy walked backwards up a wall and ceiling as startled medical staff looked on after his mother claimed he and his two siblings had been possessed by demons, according to official...

Psychological common ground could ease tensions among those with different religious beliefs

29/01/2014 18:25
A new study found that thoughts of death increased atheists, Christians, Muslims and agnostics conviction in their own world views. For example, contrary to the wartime aphorism that there are no...

Sociologist Looks At Pediatric Physicians' Views On Religion, Spirituality

29/01/2014 18:23
Pediatricians and pediatric oncologists express differing views on religion and spirituality, largely based on the types of patients they treat, according to a new survey. Elaine Howard Ecklund,...

When East meets West: Why consumers turn to alternative medicine

29/01/2014 16:59
Alternative health remedies are increasingly important in the health care marketplace. A new study explores how consumers choose among the many available remedies. "Examples of the wide array of...

Paving the way for greater use of ancient medical knowledge

29/01/2014 16:58
Scientists are reporting an advance toward overcoming a major barrier to tapping the potential of traditional Chinese medicine and India's Ayurvedic medicine in developing new and more effective...

Combining Chinese, Western medicine could lead to new cancer treatments

29/01/2014 16:56
Combining traditional forms of Chinese and Western medicine could offer new hope for developing new treatments for liver, lung, colorectal cancers and osteosarcoma of the bones. Experts from Cardiff...

Spirituality key to Chinese medicine success: Study explores why Chinese medicine has stood the test of time

29/01/2014 16:55
Are the longevity and vitality of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) due to its holistic approach? Indeed, Chinese medicine is not simply about treating illness, but rather about taking care of the...

Religion And Medicine: Sometimes A Healing Prescription

29/01/2014 15:37
Do pediatric oncologists feel that religion is a bridge or a barrier to their work? Or do they feel it can be either, depending on whether their patients are recovering or deteriorating? A novel...
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Darwin's Theory of Evolution is the widely held notion that all life is related and has descended...

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31/10/2013 19:18
Cosmologist Alexander Vilenkin has convincing evidence that we are surrounded by expanding,...
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