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The Placebo Effect. What happens inside the brain of patients 1

The Placebo Effect. What happens inside the brain of patients

The placebo effect is quite real, even in situations where patients know in advance that “treatment” they receive is free of any medical value, according to a study by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder United States. American scientists have found that patients who received false analgesics continued to benefit from the placebo effect after doctors …

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The bad sleep epidemic semi somnia triggered by stress and computer use 2

The bad sleep epidemic semi somnia triggered by stress and computer use

The human body Published on November 27th, 2012 0 The bad sleep epidemic: ‘semi-somnia’ triggered by stress and computer use While it does not have unbearable symptoms of acute insomnia, which can lead to depression, weakened immune system, hypertension or heart disease this condition, recently observed by specialists called “semi-somnia”, is also associated with an …

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Why are people attracted to shiny objects? 4

Why are people attracted to shiny objects?

For a long time, people are obsessed with shiny objects, from shoes with studs to the recent iPhone gold. Now, however, scientists have approached the subject and they think that they can explain the phenomenon. Scientists have analyzed this behavior through six studies, the findings suggest that the attraction has to do with water. “People are …

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pain can trigger pleasure a new study explains why some people like peppers or sadomasochism

Human body Published on March 4th, 2013 0 Pain can trigger pleasure: A new study explains why some people like peppers or sadomasochism When something produces much less pain than expected, people feel relieved, which is why it may seem a pleasant sensation, suggests a new study. Norwegian researchers say their findings show how the …

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