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Rett syndrome is a neurological disorder that typically affects young girls. This syndrome, showcasing its existence after about a year in a child’s life, results in “severe disability [that] is often accompanied by autistic behavior…” While this disability is concerning for all parents with young girls, researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine…

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You may find yourself suddenly anxious about an event in your life, or, simply by thinking about anxiety itself. Well according to research performed on mice, new “anxiety cells” have been found in the brain, specifically the hippocampus, which is responsible for holding memories and assisting with emotional control. “We call these anxiety cells because…

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We all have that one family member we try to avoid at every family gathering. They typically cause extra stress, and according to a new study, “the most difficult people [we deal with is our family].” Interestingly enough, family and coworkers seem to hold the highest negative social ties in our lives, while friends on…

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Deciding on a college is one of the bigger decisions a young adult will face in his/her early life. There are many choices and considerations involved in this process. It is easy to see why so many families stress out. Location, where friends are going, classes/majors offered at each school, activities offered on campus, career…

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As much as we all love sweets and sugar, it’s not all that great from our brains. New research finds that “consumer either table sugar (glucose) or fruit sugars (fructose) were worse at math, had slower reactions and showed poorer attention than a control group who had a sweetener.” Interestingly enough, those who ate sugar…