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Simple test can indicate prolonged symptoms following pediatric sports-related concussion

Researchers from Children’s Hospital Colorado and the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora, Colorado, have found that abnormal performance on the Romberg balance test can indicate that children and adolescents will experience prolonged symptoms following sports-related concussion. This finding is reported today in a new article by David R. Howell, PhD, and colleagues […]

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Deep brain stimulation provides sustained relief for severe depression

Patients suffering from severe, treatment-resistant depression can benefit not only acutely but also the long-term from deep brain stimulation, as researchers from the Medical Center — University of Freiburg and their colleagues from the University Hospital Bonn demonstrate in a current study. The team used thin electrodes to stimulate a deep seated part of the […]

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Fitness trends 2019: What I think about when I must go running

I’m one of the many millennials out there who are learning to grapple with the pressures of life, especially those supposed non-existent ones that life throws at you in your twenties and early thirties. I also believe that all the uncertainty you go through in your twenties, especially post-25 and a quarter-life crisis, the dust […]

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Maternal stress leads to overweight in children

Overweight is unhealthy. Yet more and more people in Germany are overweight, particularly children. As part of the LiNA mother-child study coordinated by the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ), researchers were able to identify mother’s perceived stress during the first year of the child’s life as a risk factor for developing overweight in infancy. […]

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Anne Hathaway's Stress Relief Ritual Is Honestly A Little Strange

Anne Hathaway is just like us—she suffers from stress from time-to-time. But instead of screaming really loud or taking a pill to deal with it, she has derived her own creative method to manage her anxiety. In a new interview with Town & Country, the Academy Award-winning actress reveals how she stays calm during trying times—and it involves fire. […]