Psychology & Psychiatry

The blissful and bizarre world of ASMR

Have you ever stumbled upon an hourlong online video of someone folding napkins? Or maybe crinkling paper, sorting a thimble collection or pretending to give the viewer an ear exam? They're called ASMR videos and millions ...

Surgery

Five smart ways to prepare for elective surgery

(HealthDay)—No one looks forward to surgery, but if you're able to have an elective procedure—meaning on your schedule—rather than an emergency operation, taking certain steps in the weeks beforehand will lead to a ...

Neuroscience

Can learning stress-reducing techniques help reduce seizures?

Learning techniques to help manage stress may help people with epilepsy reduce how often they have seizures, according to a study published in the February 14, 2018, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American ...

Medications

Researchers find online program helps people with chronic pain

Washington State University researchers have found that people can manage chronic pain and reduce their reliance on opioids through an Internet-based program that teaches non-medical alternatives like increased physical activity, ...

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