Psychology & Psychiatry

True grit more about passion than personality, study suggests

The unrelenting determination often found in successful people appears to be a passion-specific quality and not necessarily an overall personality trait, according to new research from the University of Alberta.

Health

Vitamin C can shorten the length of stay in the ICU

Vitamin C administration shortened the length of stay in the intensive care unit on average by 8 percent in 12 trials with 1766 patients according to a meta-analysis published in Nutrients.

Attention deficit disorders

Rates of ADHD appear to decrease at higher altitudes

Recent research has linked the thin air of higher elevations to increased rates of depression and suicide. But a new study shows there's also good news from up in the aspens and pines: The prevalence of attention deficit ...

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