Acne treatment only addresses half of the problem

A more aggressive approach to treating acne that marries the disciplines of psychology and dermatology is needed, according to two UC Riverside psychology researchers. They also assert that women and people with darker skin disproportionately suffer from acne’s psychological impacts. Researchers Misaki Natsuaki and Tuppett Yates assert that acne can be dismissed, including by developmental […]

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Discovery shows how to treat heart attacks—new drug development underway

Vanderbilt researchers have identified the protein receptor in specialized heart cells that, when removed, preserves cardiac function after a heart attack. This discovery has significant implications for survival after a heart attack, with a promising therapeutic development now underway at the Warren Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery. The article, “Targeting 5-HT2B Receptor Signaling Prevents Border […]

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Virtual training gives young adults with autism stronger interview skills to obtain jobs

Young adults with autism spectrum disorder boosted their interviewing skills using a virtual reality training program, according to a new University of Michigan study. The virtual training sessions and separate preemployment assistance also significantly reduced anxiety and improved their access to jobs within six months compared to their counterparts who only received preemployment information. Autistic […]

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Memory may not serve completely correctly in new study

Britannica defines memory as “the encoding, storage and retrieval in the human mind of past experiences.” A new study involving a Florida Tech researcher may upend that classic characterization: It shows people sometimes correctly recall information in the presence of strong semantic cues without previously storing it. “Recallable but not recognizable: The influence of semantic […]

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