Amazon hates me! – Why my ebook won’t be published on Amazon

Everyone want to sell on Amazon, it’s easy and free. Well is not that easy. To create an account to buy things on Amazon is very easy, all you need is a name, password and email address, but to sell is crazy. You have to upload documents, credit cards, phone verification, tax interview and after … More Amazon hates me! – Why my ebook won’t be published on Amazon

Half of U.S. cancer deaths blamed on unhealthy behavior

A new look at cancer in the U.S. finds that nearly half of cancer deaths are caused by smoking, poor diet and other unhealthy behaviors. That’s less than commonly-cited estimates from more than 35 years ago, a result of new research methods and changes in American society. Smoking rates have plummeted, for example, while obesity rates have risen … More Half of U.S. cancer deaths blamed on unhealthy behavior

What The Industry Knew About Sugar’s Health Effects, But Didn’t Tell Us

Back in the 1960s, the fact that our diets influence the risk of heart disease was still a new idea. And there was a debate about the role of fats and the role of sugar. The sugar industry got involved in efforts to influence this debate. “What the sugar industry successively did,” argues Stanton Glantz of the … More What The Industry Knew About Sugar’s Health Effects, But Didn’t Tell Us

CBT for Chronic Pain May Help Fight the Opioid Epidemic

Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) appears to be an effective alternative to opioids for chronic nonmalignant pain, either as a stand-alone treatment or in combination with other nonopioid medications, new research shows. Investigators at Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, describe CBT as a “useful and empirically based method of treatment for pain disorders that can decrease … More CBT for Chronic Pain May Help Fight the Opioid Epidemic

Mothers with substance addictions show muted brain responses when viewing their own infant’s face

Certain brain regions light up when mothers view the smiling face of their own infant. But a new brain imaging study suggests that this natural response is muted among mothers with a history of substance addiction. “Normally, when a mother sees her own baby, particularly her smiling baby, it produces an increase in brain response … More Mothers with substance addictions show muted brain responses when viewing their own infant’s face

10 Proven Ways How Exercise Can Boost Your Happiness

1. Exercise and depression Blood flow is increased to the brain from exercise and this releases endorphins, the body’s natural antidepressant. Other similar neurotransmitters are also released, such as serotonin, which improve your mood. Endorphins interact with the brain’s receptors that control the perception of pain; they also activate a positive, happy feeling similar to that … More 10 Proven Ways How Exercise Can Boost Your Happiness

Electric brain stimulation during sleep can boost memory

When you sleep, your brain is busy storing and consolidating things you learned that day, stuff you’ll need in your memory toolkit tomorrow, next week, or next year. For many people, especially those with neurological conditions, memory impairment can be a debilitating symptom that affects every-day life in profound ways. For the first time, UNC … More Electric brain stimulation during sleep can boost memory