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Dopamine is the secret behind the "placebo effect"

Dopamine is the secret behind the "placebo effect"

If person placebo effect, it means that he is the proud owner of a specific genetic sequences, reports BBC. This sequence of Professor Edzard Ernst of the University of Exeter has revealed some 104 people from the group of volunteers. All participants had irritable bowel syndrome. Turned out, those who had a particular version of the gene COMT, began to feel better after placebo treatment (in this case, it was an imitation of acupuncture). True, scientists do not yet know whether this...

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Styling products and nail polish increases the risk of diabetes

Styling products and nail polish increases the risk of diabetes

Women actively using bronzer and hairspray, were at risk of developing diabetes, according to The Daily Mail, citing a study of the Womens Hospital Brigham. After analyzing the data in 2350 American women 20-80 years, scientists have identified a clear association between the product phthalates and metabolic disorder. High levels of phthalates (in particular, mono-benzyl phthalate, and mono-isobutyl phthalate) in the body increased the risk of diabetes in half. Also marked insulin...

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Fatherhood changes a man for the better, has been demonstrated

Fatherhood changes a man for the better, has been demonstrated

If you want to change a man who behaves irresponsibly and does risky behavior, it is necessary to make his father. According to American scientists, changing roles and help to change the character, writes The Daily Mail. However, this will only work if a man becomes a father for the first time. This fact causes him to grow up, to give up alcohol, cigarettes, and even crime, a study found. This is especially true for older men, because they are mature enough to take paternity leave bad...

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Children with asthma are prone to mental disorders

Children with asthma are prone to mental disorders

Young children with severe or persistent asthma, more likely to experience mental health problems such as anxiety and depression, established experts from the University of Western Australia. According to The First Post, Said study co-author Monique Robinson, earlier issues of this connection has already been raised. But this time, the experts decided to test if the connection in relation to severe and moderate in severity of asthma, how it yavna if the child has symptoms subside with age,...

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