Medical research

Study looks at ways to predict when a migraine attack will occur

Migraine is often under-diagnosed and untreated, and even when it is treated, it can be difficult to treat early enough as well as find strategies to prevent attacks. A new study looks at ways to more accurately predict when ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

The sound of emotional prosody: A research review

People talk to share ideas, facts, and feelings. When we listen to someone speaking, it's not just about the words they say. The way they sound can also tell us a lot—for example, about the age, size, or even mood of the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How emotions influence what adolescents eat

A new study by the Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology—BIPS has investigated how emotional states influence the eating habits of children and adolescents and which interventions help to change unhealthy ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Is gratitude good for the heart?

A study reveals that gratitude may buffer the negative physiological consequences of stress and overall improve cardiovascular outcomes. In a sample of 912 participants, it was observed that the greater the predisposition ...

Oncology & Cancer

I've just been diagnosed with cancer, now what?

In one pivotal instant your life has changed and there will be no turning back. How will you accept, adjust and adapt to being "someone who has cancer"?

Psychology & Psychiatry

At which age are we happiest?

An evaluation of over 400 samples shows how subjective well-being develops over the course of a lifespan.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Female athletes and sports injuries: Psychology matters

If the goal of sports medicine is to promote sports participation, the state of an injured athlete's musculoskeletal system is part of a larger puzzle. In fact, a growing body of research suggests that psychological factors ...

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