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2012-07-17 23:03:09

Sober Living by the Sea, a premier provider of treatment for chemical dependency and eating disorders, is now offering Neurofeedback as a tool to improve the quality of patient recovery. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2012 Sober Living by the Sea, a leading residential treatment center located in Newport Beach, has recently introduced Neurofeedback as part of their evidence-based treatment approach for addiction, anxiety, depression and other disorders. Sober Living by the Sea employs...

2012-07-17 15:13:00

A study of teenage girls with eating disorders has shown that reduced essential fatty acid levels returned to normal once the girls increased their weight to a healthy level. The research, published in the August issue of Acta Paediatrica, suggests that it is not necessary to give omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid supplements to adolescent girls with eating disorders. "Essential fatty acid status is altered in eating disorders that result in weight loss" explains co-author Dr Ingemar...

2012-07-02 21:44:04

Significant results from a large population study While many small studies have shown a relationship between infertility and psychological distress, reporting a high prevalence of anxiety, mood disorders and depressive symptoms, few have studied the psychological effect of childlessness on a large population basis. Now, based on the largest cohort of women with fertility problems compiled to date, Danish investigators have shown that women who remained childless after their first...

2012-06-17 23:01:25

The overuse of computers and cells phones has a negative impact on teen's mental health and can lead to stress disorders, sleeping problems and other mental health issues. Troy, MI (PRWEB) June 17, 2012 Mental health treatment experts at the Birmingham Maple Clinic reported that the overuse of computers and cell phones has a negative impact on teen´s mental health. According to a study conducted by the Sahlgrenska Academy of the University of Gothenburg, young people who are heavy...

2012-05-09 20:58:08

Study identifies five factors that promote a positive body image in women Women with high family support and limited pressure to achieve the 'thin and beautiful' ideal have a more positive body image. That's according to a new study looking at five factors that may help young women to be more positive about their bodies, in the context of a society where discontent with appearance is common among women. The work by Dr. Shannon Snapp, from the University of Arizona in the US, and colleagues...

Ghrelin Can Cause Some People To Reward Themselves With Even More Food
2012-05-07 12:21:05

Ever notice how celebration and overeating often go hand-in hand? Americans celebrate holidays with formidable feasts and punctuate  promotions and other happy news with plenty to eat; The proverbial fatted calf, if you will. Now, research shows our minds could be hard-wired to chemically reward ourselves with delicious food, no matter how full we feel. An Italian team of researchers conducted the very small study on what is called “hedonic hunger.” According to MSN,...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.