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Hypnosis Can Help Control Pain Among Women With Metastatic Breast Cancer

ScienceDaily — Hypnosis can help alleviate the pain and suffering experienced by women being treated for breast cancer, according to a study by a University at Buffalo School of Social Work professor.

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Sleep Timing

Sleep timing is controlled by three main factors and they are the circardian clock, homeostasis and in humans by willed behavior.

The circadian clock is an inner time-keeping, temperature-fluctuating, enzyme-controlling device, which works in tandem with adenosine, a neurotransmitter which inhibits many of the bodily processes that are associated with wakefulness.

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The Didgeridoo – A Cure For Asthma Or Sleep Apnea?

No it is not as farfetched as it sounds; there is no magic in it. But it would seem that the ancient Australian wind instrument developed by their indigenous people, the didgeridoo could actually help those with asthma.

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Eye Surgery Under Hypnosis

How Stress Affects The Brain

It is not difficult to see that stress affects the brain in many ways. Think about it in your daily life. Does added stress help you think through problems? Or when under stress do you need a little quiet time to reflect? Those under a great deal of emotional strain often have trouble thinking clearly and making good decisions. These affects also translate into problems for the body when the brain cannot properly rest because of anxiety and stress.
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The Healing Effects of Forests

Forests – and other natural, green settings – can reduce stress, improve moods, reduce anger and aggressiveness and increase overall happiness. Forest visits may also strengthen our immune system by increasing the activity and number of natural killer cells that destroy cancer cells.

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Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out … Get Well?

Acid is not the sort of drug patients would normally expect to be offered in a doctor’s surgery. Maybe at an Incredible String Band reunion tour. Or even a luncheon at Buckingham Palace. But most people will not have had their general practitioner write them an LSD prescription. However, ...

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Study on Yogi Prahlad Jani’s Fasting Miracles Concludes

Jani, who claims to have lived without food or water since his childhood, was under the close watch of three video cameras 24 hours a day. Researchers conducted various medical tests on him. The research team, consisting of 35 scientists, could not find any evidence that Jani ate or drank anything during the 15 days.

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