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Mirror therapy for pain?

December 22, 2011

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Dateline: 15 November 2011 // Posted by: Kaitlin Hanley Source: Los Angeles Times; Huffington Post; Daily Mail; The Guardian Story: “Optical illusion dampens arthritis pain” Summary: A new study reported at the Society for Neuroscience’s annual conference suggests that mirror therapy, often used as treatment for those who have had an amputation, can also be effective in treating arthritis.  […]

Coffee: The new Prozac?

December 19, 2011

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Dateline: 26 September 2011 // Posted by: Lauren Fergus Source: Los Angeles Times Story: “Caffeine’s buzz chases away women’s depression” Summary: A recent news article in the LA Times has reported that a new research paper — “Coffee, caffeine and risk of depression among women” (published in the academic journal Archives of Internal Medicine) — reported […]