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Early career choices appear to influence personality, study finds

In the state of Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany, 16-year-old students in middle-track schools decide whether to stay in school to pursue an academic career or enroll in a vocational training program. A new study offers evidence that the path they choose influences their personality years later. The research is reported in the journal Psychological Science. “We wanted […]

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Irritable bowel syndrome relieved using hypnosis, study reveals

Hypnosis is twice as effective at reliving agonising symptoms of IBS than other methods, study reveals ‘Gut-directed’ therapy improved symptoms for up to 50% of people trialled Relaxing the brain could work better than current treatments for the stomach There is no cure for IBS which 10-15% of the population experience symptoms of Hypnosis could be […]

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Named dangerous habits that kill kidneys

The kidneys are one of the most important paired organs. Their main task is blood purification. They are also involved in the regulation of water-salt balance, blood pressure, etc. Without the proper functioning of the kidneys, the body will not be able to fully function. However, few people think that many habits cause them irreparable […]

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Drug Studies in Children Often Go Unfinished: Study

MONDAY, Nov. 19, 2018 — Drug approvals for adults often require future studies in children, but many of these studies are never completed, a new analysis finds. “More than 50 percent of all drugs approved by the FDA lack information on how to safely and effectively use the drug in children,” said study author Dr. […]

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Study explores timing of muscle-related problems of statin use

Statins have been linked with muscle pain and other musculoskeletal adverse events (MAEs) in some patients. A new Pharmacology Research & Perspectives study has examined the timing of MAEs that develop during statin therapy and determined whether concomitant drugs used concurrently with statin therapy shifts the timing of MAEs. For the study, cases in which […]