Neuroscience

Researchers map emotional intelligence in the brain

A new study of 152 Vietnam veterans with combat-related brain injuries offers the first detailed map of the brain regions that contribute to emotional intelligence – the ability to process emotional information and navigate ...

Oncology & Cancer

Still fighting: Vietnam vets seek help for rare cancer

Mike Baughman considered himself one of the lucky ones, returning from Vietnam without any major injuries or psychological scars. But after falling ill nearly a half-century later, he found out he did not escape the war after ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Cures for PTSD often remain elusive for war veterans

Our nation's veterans continue to suffer emotional and psychological effects of war—some for decades. And while there has been greater attention directed recently toward post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and more veterans ...

Oncology & Cancer

Agent Orange exposure linked to life-threatening prostate cancer

A new analysis has found a link between exposure to Agent Orange and lethal forms of prostate cancer among US Veterans. Published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

War veterans say meditation could solve PTSD

US war veterans on Monday suggested meditation to help heal the post-war mental disturbances that afflict a growing number of American soldiers, including possibly the ex-Marine who gunned down the country's most famous sniper ...

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