The idea that our more distressing emotions such as grief and anger can best be understood as symptoms of physical illnesses is pervasive and seductive.
It happens to us all: you spend all day avoiding the cookie jar at work, but when you pass by it in the late afternoon, your hand reaches in and grabs a cookie.
Most moms and dads are not taught how to parent. We are supposed to just know what to do, I suppose. But even if you have a relatively calm and obedient child, moments inevitably arise when you could really use an owners manual.
Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disorder that affects about 2-3% of the population. It is triggered by the immune system, and new insights into immune processes have thrown up a number of exciting drug targets.This article was first published by Nature Reviews Drug Discovery, which has full responsibility for all editorial content. It is a NatureVideo production and was reproduced with permission. The editorial advisor is Manfred Kopf; animation by Arkitek Scientific. This content is editorially independent of sponsors.Produced with support from Eli Lilly and Company.
Until very recently, the only way to provide a firm diagnosis of Alzheimer’s was through a brain autopsy. Things are starting to change.
Soothing music helps patients heal after an operation