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From time-to-time, Rob Longo puts together these great collections of  articles from Science Daily and other resources.  Enjoy!  Thanks, Rob!


BRAIN




Neurofeedback and its possible relevance for the treatment of Tourette syndrome

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/270762902_Neurofeedback_and_its_possible_relevance_for_the_treatment_of_Tourette_syndrome



1) Patients with recurrent depression have smaller hippocampi

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2 015/06/150630100511.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Fhealth_medicine+%28Health+%26+Medicine+News+--+ScienceDaily%29



2) What controls blood flow in the brain?

http://ww w.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/06/150625130907.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Fmind_brain+%28Mind+%26+Brain+News+--+ScienceDaily%29



3) Brain activity predicts promiscuity and problem drinking

Brain areas weigh in on risk vs. reward

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/07/150701133356.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Ftop_news%2Ftop_health+%28ScienceDaily%3A+Top+Health+News%29



4) How brains make sense of the visual world

Seeing is believing

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/07/150701123348.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Ftop_news%2Ftop_health+%28ScienceDaily%3A+Top+Health+News%29





5) Human brain study sheds light on how new memories are formed

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/07/150701123339.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Ftop_news%2Ftop_health+%28ScienceDaily%3A+Top+Health+News%29



6) Human brain may contain a map for social navigation

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/07/150701123344.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Ftop_news%2Ftop_health+%28ScienceDaily%3A+Top+Health+News%29





7) People with epilepsy can benefit from smartphone apps to manage their condition

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/07/150701083041.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Ftop_news%2Ftop_health+%28ScienceDaily%3A+Top+Health+News%29



8) How the stress hormone cortisol reinforces traumatic memories

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/07/150701083336.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Fmind_brain+%28Mind+%26+Brain+News+--+Scienc eDaily%29





Is Facebook the next frontier for online learning?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/06/150629124201.htm?utm_source=feedburner &utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Ftop_news%2Ftop_technology+%28ScienceDaily%3A+Top+Technology+News%29



Mindfulness and the Average Smartphone: Technology for Calm Instead of Chaos

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mark-bertin-md/mindfulness-and-the-avera_b_7645620.html?ncid=txtlnkusaolp00000592



GENERAL HEALTH

1) Parkinson's begins in the gut, apparently

http://neurosciencenews.com/parkinsons-gastrointestinal-tract-neurology-2150/



2) Parkinson's disease may begin in the gut

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/06/150623103609.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Fhealth_medicine+%28Health+%26+Medicine+News+--+ScienceDaily%29



3) Fact or Fiction?: Chocolate Is Good for Your Health

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/fact-or-fiction-chocolate-is-good-for-your-health/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150629



4) Sugary drinks linked to high death tolls worldwide

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/06/150629162646.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Ftop_news%2Ftop_health+%28ScienceDaily%3A+Top+Health+News%29



5) Sugary drinks linked to high death tolls worldwide

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/06/150629162646.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Ftop_news%2Ftop_health+%28ScienceDaily%3A+Top+Health+News%29



6) Causal pathway may link job stress, sleep disturbances

Promoting healthy sleep may be an effective strategy to improve life at work

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/06/150630202042.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Fhealth_medicine+%28Health+%26+Medicine+News+--+ScienceDaily%29





7) To shed weight, go vegan: A review of vegetarian diet studies highlights benefit of vegan-eating plans

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/06/150630121807.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Fhealth_medicine+%28Health+%26+Medicine+News+--+ScienceDaily%29





YOUTH

1) Childhood adversities, including witnessing parental domestic violence, linked to later migraines

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/06/150624071024.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Fhealth_medicine+%28Health+%26+Medicine+News+--+ScienceDaily%29



2) Nearly 4 of 10 U.S. Kids Exposed to Violence

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/nearly-4-of-10-u-s-kids-exposed-to-violence/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150629



3) Nearly 4 of 10 U.S. Kids Exposed to Violence

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/nearly-4-of-10-u-s-kids-exposed-to-violence/?WT.mc_id=SA_HLTH_20150630

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4) More than a third of children were physically assault in the last year

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/06/150629123437.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Ftop_news%2Ftop_health+%28ScienceDaily%3A+Top+Health+News%29



5) Children from high conflict homes process emotion differently, could face social challenges http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/06/150629162648.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Fhealth_medicine+%28Health+%26+Medicine+News+--+ScienceDaily%29



6) Boys more likely to have antipsychotics prescribed, regardless of age:  Antipsychotic prescriptions patterns in the US

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/07/150701114804.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Ftop_news%2Ftop_health+%28ScienceDaily%3A+Top+Health+News%29



7) REM sleep critical for young brain development; medication interferes: REM sleep locks in skills, experiences

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/07/150703150206.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Ftop_news%2Ftop_health+%28ScienceDaily%3A+Top+Health+News%29


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Rob




Robert E. Longo, MRC, LPC, NCC
Board Certified in Neurofeedback
Serendipity Healing Arts
Lexington, NC
Web Site:  www.roblongo.com
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