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Birth season affects your mood in later life

New research shows that the season you are born has a significant impact on your risk of developing mood disorders. People born at certain times of year may have a greater chance of developing certain types of affective temperaments, ...

Oct 19, 2014
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Obesity isn't sole cause of type 2 diabetes

(HealthDay)—Although the type 2 diabetes epidemic is commonly linked to being overweight or obese, excess weight isn't the only factor driving the trend, new research suggests.

Sep 25, 2014
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Study sheds light on 'newborn falls'

Recent research that has received national attention had its origins in a Vermont hospital where a maternity nurse worked prior to enrolling in an Indiana State University graduate program.

Oct 10, 2014
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Neurons see what we tell them to see

Neurons programmed to fire at specific faces—such as the famously reported "Jennifer Aniston neuron"—may be more in line with the conscious recognition of faces than the actual images seen. Subjects presented with a blended ...

Sep 26, 2014
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