Resilient People Experience More Relief From Placebos
Being a "tough-cookie" could get you further in life than most people think, for example, you may be able to reap the benefits of pain relief from a placebo pill, according to new neuroscience research led by the University of Michigan. The new research shows it isn't just your mind telling you the fake drug is working or not...
Nanoparticles Stop Multiple Sclerosis In Mice
A breakthrough new experimental treatment that uses nanoparticles covered with proteins to trick the immune system, managed to stop it attacking myelin and halt disease progression in mice with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (MS). The researchers say the approach may also be applicable to other auto-immune diseases such as asthma and type 1 diabetes...
Heart Attack Risk Higher With Job Loss
New research on older adults in the US finds that being unemployed, experiencing multiple job loss and even going for short periods without work is tied to a greater risk for heart attack (acute myocardial infarction, AMI) compared with no job loss. The researchers suggest people who suffer multiple job losses have a risk for heart attack that is on a par with smoking. Matthew E...