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Avatar Therapy May Help Reduce Auditory Hallucinations in People With Schizophrenia

A new Lancet study reports auditory hallucinations may be reduced in people with schizophrenia following face-to-face discussions with an avatar that says the things they hear. Researchers report the patients were able to verbalize their feeling by 'standing up to' the avatars and taking control of the conversations.... Read More...
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An Internal Fountain of Youth: Why These Amish Live Longer and Healthier

Researchers have identified a genetic mutation in an extended Amish family that allow them to live 10 percent longer and have 10 percent longer telomeres than other Amish kindred members who do not have the mutation. People with this mutation also have a lower diabetes risk and lower vascular aging, researchers note.... Read More...