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2009-04-23 08:50:20

Solving the age-old chicken and the egg dilemma, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis researchers report that genetic predisposition to impulsivity is a trait predictive of alcoholism.

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2008-11-11 06:15:00

A new study in the November issue of the journal Appetite finds that obese women display significantly weaker impulse control than normal-weight women, but between obese and normal-weight men, the impulsivity levels are nearly the same.

2008-07-19 09:00:36

By Haley Hughes, Aiken Standard, S.C. Jul. 19--Support, advocacy and educational opportunities are available in Aiken for those who have mental illness and for their families.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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