Psychopaths May Not Yawn Along With You

FRIDAY, Sept. 4, 2015 — People with psychopathic traits are less likely to catch “contagious yawning” than those with higher levels of empathy, a new study suggests.
Psychopathic characteristics include being selfish, manipulative, impulsive,…
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Zaps From Electric Device May Prevent Motion Sickness

FRIDAY, Sept. 4, 2015 — Motion sickness is a miserable experience, with sufferers having nausea, dizziness and cold sweats from the rocking of a boat, the swaying of a car or the swooping of a roller coaster.
Now imagine a device that could prevent…
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Go Ahead and Cry, You'll Feel Better

FRIDAY, Sept. 4, 2015 — A good cry really can help you feel better, a new study says.
The function of crying is not well understood. Some experts believe crying is an appeal for support, comfort or help, while others think its main role is to…
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People Perceive Tall Men in 30s as Most Dominant

FRIDAY, Sept. 4, 2015 — Like beauty, dominance seems to be in the eye of the beholder, with new research suggesting that taller men in their mid-30s with masculine features are seen as highly dominant.
Why does that matter?
“Understanding what…
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Seniors Getting Smarter, Research Shows

FRIDAY, Sept. 4, 2015 — Older adults are getting smarter, but their mental health and physical fitness levels are falling, new research from Germany suggests.
The study found that people from Germany scored increasingly better on tests of brain…
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Health Highlights: Sept. 4, 2015

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Lab Operations Suspended, Reviews Under Way After Anthrax Mistake
Operations have been suspended at four U.S. Defense Department laboratories…
Source: Topamax