Schizophrenia, Depression and Addiction show similar pattern of gray-matter loss in the brain

Post image for Schizophrenia, Depression and Addiction All Linked to Similar Loss of Brain MatterDiagnoses as different as depression, addictions and schizophrenia are all linked to a similar pattern of gray-matter loss in the brain, a new study finds.
The results hint at an underlying biological cause for these mental illnesses.The research, published in JAMA Psychiatry, pooled data frommeta-analysis of 193 studies comprising 15 892 individuals across 6 diverse diagnostic groups (schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, addiction, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and anxiety) (Goodkind et al., 2015).


Panel Says Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Is A Disease, And Renames It

Chronic fatigue syndrome has been a controversial name and a controversial diagnosis.

A 15 member panel of the institute of Medicine – an independent government advisory body – redefines and renames the “chronic Fatigue Syndrome” and summarizes the scientific evidence to do so in a 235-page report.

The new name: systemic exertion intolerance disease, or SEID for short

Read more: NPR

Ever heard of the SCIENTIFIC 7 MINUTE WORKOUT? Well check it out…

Ever since the American College of Sport Medicine (ACSM) published an article in it’s Health & Fitness Journal with the title “HIGH-INTENSITY CIRCUIT TRAINING USING BODY WEIGHT: Maximum Results With Minimal Investment” it is been popping up on the internet as the so called Scientific 7 Minute Workout.

Perhaps spending 7 minutes of your time on these exercises might be useful?

Here a video and an infographic that explain what the workout is about:


Source: tribesports