Psychology & Psychiatry

Emotional disconnection disorder threatens marriages, researcher says

(Medical Xpress)—Communication can be challenging for any married couple, but a personality trait called alexithymia that keeps people from sharing or even understanding their own emotions can further impede marital bliss. ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Early detection of schizophrenia

Detecting and treating schizophrenia early, perhaps even before symptoms arise, could lead to better therapeutic outcomes. Studies have demonstrated differences in social function and cognition among people who later develop ...

Immunology

Network of experts join forces to fight myasthenia gravis

Collaboration between research groups is key in tackling rare diseases such as auto-immune disease myasthenia gravis (MG). Indeed, the rarity of the disease means that it can be difficult to collect enough samples of blood ...

Health

Dream of feeling less tired? The trick comes with age

The elderly are doing something right. New research into the effects of age on sleep suggests our older community sleep less, but report better quality sleep, and feel more awake during the day.

Addiction

Sleep quality and emotions affect opioid addiction recovery

Getting enough quality sleep may be as important to one's health as a good diet and exercise, but for people fighting addition to painkillers, it can also lower their cravings, according to a Penn State study.

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