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Medical News Today: ‘Sensitive people’ show heightened activity in empathy-related brain regions

About 20% of the population are ‘highly sensitive people’ – individuals who display heightened awareness to subtle stimuli. A new study maps the brain regions involved in this.
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Moderate exercise cuts stroke risk as much as strenuous activity

Though the benefits of exercise abound, research presented today at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2014 shows that moderate exercise could cut stroke risk in women by 20% and offset the increased risk in women taking postmenopausal hormone therapy.
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Increased brain activity linked to self-reflection during depression

New research has shown that people who experience depressive episodes demonstrate increases in brain activity when they think about themselves, compared with people who are not depressed. This is according to a study published in the journal PLOS One…
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