Prevention

Study: A Focused Mind is a Happy Mind

Written by on November 12, 2010 in Prevention with 0 Comments
Study: A Focused Mind is a Happy Mind

In a study recently published in the journal Science, researchers found that people were generally less happy when their minds were wandering, compared to when they were focused and engaged in whatever they were doing in the moment. The study was based on data collected from 2,250 people and used an iPhone app, which pinged […]

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Nearly 1 Million Kids Misdiagnosed with ADHD

Written by on October 30, 2010 in Prevention with 0 Comments
Nearly 1 Million Kids Misdiagnosed with ADHD

Recently published studies say that there is a problem with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder diagnosis in the US.  One of the studies discovered that almost a million children get misdiagnosed with ADHD simply due to being the youngest in kindergarten.  A separate study concurred that if kids were born before or just after the kindergarden cutoff […]

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Drinking Tea Slows Cognitive Decline

Written by on October 26, 2010 in Prevention with 0 Comments
Drinking Tea Slows Cognitive Decline

According to a new study, researchers from UCLA and the University of Washington found that older adults who regularly drink tea experience significantly less cognitive decline than adults of the same age who don’t. The study, funded by the Lipton Institute of Tea, was presented at the Alzheimer’s Association’s International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease 2010. […]

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