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Vagus Nerve Implant Fails to Fix Heart Failure

Vagus Nerve Implant Fails to Fix Heart Failure | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
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Implanted devices that stimulate the vagus nerve in the neck help with epilepsy and depression but not, it seems, heart failure.
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Prolonged Exposure to Facebook Makes You Hate Your Life, Study Finds - SocialTimes

Prolonged Exposure to Facebook Makes You Hate Your Life, Study Finds - SocialTimes | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
Facebook is like a happy family album, with people posting positive updates and inspirational affirmations. But is all this happiness making us unhappy?
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"A recent study suggests the answer is yes. The study conducted by PLOS one followed 82 people by text message over a 14-day period. The results indicate that the more participants used Facebook, the less satisfied they were with their lives.

Another study says that “passive following” onFacebook could lead to envy and a diminished self image. The study attributed this “envy spiral” to the proliferation of self-promotion and reputation management on social networking sites."

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What Adults Need to Know about Pediatric Depression | MIND Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network

What Adults Need to Know about Pediatric Depression | MIND Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
Research shows that children, even babies, experience depression1. The clinical term is called Pediatric Depression, and rates are higher now than ever before2. In the United ...
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