Attitude Bias at Procrastination’s Root

Summary: New research delves into how valence weighting bias—people’s tendency to prioritize negative or positive attitudes—plays a crucial role in procrastination. By studying individuals’ responses to tasks like tax filing and academic research participation, the researchers found a strong link between a negative-leaning attitude and the tendency to delay tasks. Additionally, interventions that balanced participants’ … Read more

CDC drops 5-day isolation guidance for Covid-19, moving away from key strategy to quell infections

CNN  —  People who test positive for Covid-19 no longer need to routinely stay away from others for at least five days, according to new guidelines from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued Friday. The change ends a strategy from earlier in the pandemic that experts said has been important to controlling … Read more

Child Adversity’s Impact on Cognition and Mental Health

Summary: A new study reveals a direct correlation between adversities faced in childhood and adulthood with later psychiatric and cognitive decline. Analyzing data from nearly 3,500 individuals over 24 years, the study found that even a single instance of childhood adversity can heighten the risk of mental illness, while adult adversities are linked to both … Read more

How to Find a Sex Therapist

Photo-Illustration: by The Cut; Photo: Walter Ciceri / EyeEm/Getty Images/EyeEm Maybe you’re in a long-term relationship in which the desire has dwindled and falling asleep to a mocktail of tart cherry juice and magnesium glycinate is easier than mustering the will to have sex. Perhaps you’re new parents having a hard time getting it on … Read more

Here Are The Latest Trends In Age-Reversing Foods

New wave aging is one of the primary consumer priorities this year, says health and wellness retailer, Holland & Barrett’s (H&B) Wellness Trends Report for 2024. “As the average lifespan is increasing and people are living longer, we’re seeing concepts such as ‘reducing biological age’ and ‘age reversal’ appearing,” says Alex Glover, Senior Nutritionist at … Read more

Best Green Teas: 10 Best green teas for a refreshing and healthy lifestyle

Welcome to a journey of exquisite flavours and unparalleled wellness with the best green teas. Green tea, renowned for its rich history and myriad health benefits, takes centre stage in this carefully curated selection. From time-honoured classics to innovative blends, each tea has been chosen for its exceptional quality, flavour complexity, and holistic advantages. Whether … Read more

A gut microbial signature for combination immune checkpoint blockade across cancer types

CA209-538: clinical trial procedures CA209-538, titled ‘A phase 2 trial of ipilimumab and nivolumab for the treatment of rare cancers’, is an investigator-initiated, prospective, multicenter, single-arm clinical trial (NCT02923934). The study was approved by the Austin Health (Melbourne, Australia) Human Research Ethics Committee (approval: HREC/16/Austin/152). Between October 2017 and February 2020, 120 adult patients with … Read more

BioVie’s NE3107 Demonstrates Potential Improvements in

Data from Phase 2a trial in Parkinson’s Disease suggest patients treated with NE3107 experienced significant improvements in non-motor symptoms and motor control while placebo-treated patients worsened Data from Phase 3 trial in mild to moderate Alzheimer’s Disease suggest NE3107 may have the potential to realign physiological processes in patients consistent with decreased neurocognitive decline and … Read more

Educational Achievement Slows Aging – Neuroscience News

Summary: Researchers discovered a link between educational attainment and biological aging, using data from the Framingham Heart Study. Their findings, utilizing the DunedinPACE epigenetic clock on genomic data, reveal that higher levels of education are associated with a slower pace of aging and a reduced risk of mortality. This landmark study highlights the potential of … Read more