A Research Revealed Using Less Social Media Make You Feel Less Lonely

A Research Revealed Using Less Social Media Make You Feel Less Lonely

Limiting the utilization of social media Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat directly leads to reductions in loneliness and depression, per a recent study revealed by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania. The study is titled “No more FOMO: Limiting Social Media Decreases Loneliness and Depression,” and as a part of it, researchers determined 143 college boy students over 3 weeks.

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His Body Was Behind the Wheel for a Week Before It Was Discovered. This Was His Life.

His Body Was Behind the Wheel for a Week Before It Was Discovered. This Was His Life.

A software designer ended his life in his parked car in the East Village. His family asked the police for help finding him, but met resistance.

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U.S. cases of a polio-like illness rise, but there are few clues to its cause

U.S. cases of a polio-like illness rise, but there are few clues to its cause

The cause of a rare polio-like disease continues to elude public health officials even as the number of U.S. cases grows. Confirmed cases of acute flaccid myelitis cases have risen to 90 in 27 states, out of a possible 252 under investigation, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced November 13. That’s up from 62 confirmed cases out of 127 suspected just a month ago (SN Online: 10/16/18). There were a record 149 cases in 2016.

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Here’s how a parasite may help us overcome our fear of failure

Here’s how a parasite may help us overcome our fear of failure

A mind-controlling parasite found in cat feces may give people the courage they need to become entrepreneurs, researchers reported Tuesday. They found that people who have been infected with the Toxoplasma gondii parasite are more likely to major in business and to have started their own businesses than non-infected people. The parasite, which makes rodents unafraid of cats, may be reducing the fear of failure in people, Stefanie Johnson of the University of Colorado and colleagues said.

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Could you have this memory disorder?

Could you have this memory disorder?

Susie McKinnon doesn’t remember being a child or remember being any age other than she is now: in her 60s. She can’t remember special events, either. She knows she went to her nephew’s wedding. She knows her husband went with her. But she can’t actually remember being there. In fact, she has very few memories from her life – but she doesn’t have amnesia.

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Does sex addiction really exist?

Does sex addiction really exist?

It's a year since movie mogul Harvey Weinstein checked himself into a sex addiction clinic after the flood of rape and sexual harassment allegations that gave rise to the Me Too movement. The BBC's Sangita Myska has been meeting people who say they've suffered from sex addiction, in order to understand whether it really exists, and if so, what it is.

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Patient who died during robot surgery had 99% chance of living if human operated

Patient who died during robot surgery had 99% chance of living if human operated

A heart patient who died after a robot performed complicated surgery said the man would have had a “99 per cent” chance of survival if a human had operated. The doctor leading the surgery on Stephen Pettitt, who died after a "catalogue of errors: was not trained enough to use the robot and had only practised using it on a simulator, an inquest heard. In February 2015, the father-of-three, 69, was the first person in the UK to undergo robotic mitral valve surgery.

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International business travel increases risk taking and puts strain on mental health, research from Kingston University and International SOS reveals

International business travel increases risk taking and puts strain on mental health, research from Kingston University and International SOS reveals

People who travel internationally as part of their work are more likely to engage in risky behaviour while away from home, according to a new study by Kingston University, Affinity Health at Work and International SOS Foundation. While 67 per cent of international business travellers surveyed reported being more engaged with their jobs due to travel, the research by occupational psychology expert Dr Rachel Lewis from Kingston Business School and Affinity…

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