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Brain Study Suggests Consciousness A Matter Of Optimal Degree Of Connectedness In Neural Network

Posted on by Dr Ramesh Manocha

A team of European researchers has found evidence that suggests that human consciousness is a state where the … Read More »

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True Antidepressant Harms To Kids Being Hidden

Posted on by Dr Ramesh Manocha

Weasel words and unpublished data are hiding the extent of antidepressant harms to children and adolescents, including a … Read More »

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Drug Use Declines among American Youth: Teen Use of Ecstasy, Heroin, Marijuana, Etc

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The University of Michigan’s Monitoring the Future Study (MTF), an annual survey tracking teen drug abuse among 40,000 … Read More »

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Still in a Crib, Yet Being Given Antipsychotics 

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Andrew Rios’s seizures began when he was 5 months old and only got worse. At 18 months, when an epilepsy medication resulted … Read More »

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Can Smoking Cause Psychosis? Study Suggests Links

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PARIS – People who suffer from psychosis are about three times more likely to be smokers, but scientists … Read More »

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Concerns of Young People Today

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Each year we encourage Australians aged 15-19 to ‘speak up’ about the issues that really concern them through … Read More »

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What’s a ‘Skittles Party’?

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Before attending a skittles parties, teenagers raid their parent’s medicine cabinets and get their hands on as much … Read More »

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How the Gambling Industry Designs Poker Machines to ‘Hypnotise’ Punter’s Brains

Posted on by Dr Ramesh Manocha

They’re rigged, they are everywhere and are as addictive as crack cocaine – but that’s exactly what poker … Read More »

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Bright Lights, Big Losses: How Poker Machines Create Addicts and Rob Them Blind

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Australians lose A$20 billion on gambling every year, $11 billion of which goes on poker machines in pubs … Read More »

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The Placebo Effect 

Posted on by Dr Ramesh Manocha

Placebos are drugs or other sources of treatment that are physically and pharmacologically inert, without any direct therapeutic … Read More »

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