How Stress Can Make Therapy Sessions More Effective. Therapy is all about learning how to cope and manage difficult situations better, but sessions may not always equip patients with the practical tools they need to face challenges when they occur. Times Healthland, 08/27/2013. (Also see Causes of Scleroderma: Stress)
Helping Others Helps You to Live Longer. Want a longer life? Volunteer to do good and you might benefit at least as much. Times Healthland, 08/23/2013.
Blood Test May Detect Ovarian Cancer At Its Earliest Stages. Ovarian cancer is treatable is detected early, but 70% of cases arenít diagnosed until itís too late. A promising blood test may change that. Times Healthland August 26 2013.
Years or decades later, flu exposure still prompts immunity. Exposure to new flu strains can stimulate production of antibodies against older versions of the virus, researchers have found. Science News, 09/21/2013.
Going out to lunch zaps mental focus. Lunch at a restaurant with a friend could lessen the brainís aptitude for detailed tasks back at work, a new study suggests. Science News, 09/07/2013.
Device offers promise of no brain tumor left behind. New technique might allow surgeons to identify edges of cancers Science News, 09/05/2013.
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