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post-traumatic stress disorder

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This gas may erase bad memories

Sorry, Men in Black. Turns out using a neuralyzer to wipe away memories is overkill. Scientists now believe inhaling the right gas at the right time may do the trick.

By August 27, 2014

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Uber to cap surge pricing in NY during emergencies

It's not the end of Uber's notorious surge pricing model, but the on-demand car service agrees to stop charging excessive rates during natural disasters and emergencies.

By July 8, 2014

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Smartphone app predicts bipolar mood swings

An experimental smartphone app analyses changes in vocal patterns to predict the early signs of a bipolar mood swing.

By May 8, 2014

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Vibrating capsule may relieve constipation

A tiny motor encased in a pill-like capsule could make life easier for people with this common digestive health condition.

By May 6, 2014

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The 404 1,446: Where we feel a draft (podcast)

You probably have have better things to do, but if not, you should be watching Discovery Channel's nude survival show, "Naked and Afraid." A full report, plus the strangely specific mental disorder hitting young programmers and yet another AirBnB horror story!

By March 17, 2014

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Video gaming boosts certain brain regions, study says

Play more video games. Researchers put Super Mario 64 to the test on a small sample of gamers and find it increases gray matter in some areas of the brain.

By November 5, 2013

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DARPA developing implant to monitor brain in real time

In a bid to improve the mental health of soldiers and veterans, DARPA has launched a $70 million project to create an implant that tracks neuron activity and provides quantifiable brain data.

By October 28, 2013

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Online counseling helps vets readjust to civilian life

A former Navy pilot and Army sergeant team up to create Vets Prevail, a free online screening and counseling program to help veterans transition to life back home.

By September 16, 2013

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Could a blood test predict suicide risk?

People at risk for suicide don't always show signs of their vulnerability. But a test that can scan biomarkers to predict actual suicidal impulses? While promising, it may go only so far.

By August 21, 2013

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False memories created in mice, 'Total Recall' can't be far

Scientists convince mice they remembered something that didn't happen. So where's that luxury cruise I want to recall?

By July 26, 2013