Obstetrics & gynaecology

Study finds dynamic pregnancy intentions among participants

Deciding when to start or grow a family is deeply personal and complex. When someone begins using a contraceptive, it may seem obvious they are not planning to get pregnant anytime soon. But a study recently published in ...

Neuroscience

Dynamic stability of brain activity is altered when pondering

People tend to keep thinking about the distress itself and the possible causes and consequences when they encounter life distress. This psychological process is termed as "rumination" in literature. It is a common symptom ...

Neuroscience

High risk of divorce after TBI? Not necessarily, study suggests

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) has a major impact on the lives of affected patients and families. But it doesn't necessarily lead to an increased risk of marital instability, as two-thirds of patients with TBI are still married ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How do we know where things are?

Our eyes move three times per second. Every time we move our eyes, the world in front of us flies across the retina at the back of our eyes, dramatically shifting the image the eyes send to the brain; yet, as far as we can ...

Health

Staying active while working from home

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have been working from home for months now. I want to start being more active, especially because my work often requires that I sit at my desk for long periods of time. Are there any easy ways for me to ...

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