Thumbsucking? Nail biting? These are tough habits to break. How can you get a child to give up a bad habit? Answers on how to break a bad habit from Good Morning America Parenting Contributor Ann Pleshette Murphy.
AFP (June 3, 2013) Hong Kong was dubbed the ketamine capital of the world with a cheap and abundant supply of the addictive drug flooding across the border from mainland China. But now the city is fighting back and ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Jan. 23, 2015) A Boston start-up is developing a wristband they say will help users break bad habits by jolting them with an electric shock. Ben Gruber reports.
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TheStreet (June 3, 2014) Governor Andrew Cuomo announced an agreement between New York State and GW Pharmaceuticals to develop a clinical trial for children with treatment-resistant epilepsy. GW Pharmaceuticals is known for ... watch video
May 27, 2015 A new model to help doctors and patients decide whether or not to proceed with total hip replacement surgery has been designed. The researchers have also surveyed patient wellbeing after surgery: ... read more
May 27, 2015 Surveys of the genomic terrain of cancer have turned up a curious phenomenon in some tumor cells: a massive rearrangement of DNA in one or a few chromosomes, thought to be produced during a single ... read more
May 27, 2015 Ovarian cancer cells can lock into survival mode and avoid being destroyed by chemotherapy, an international study reports. The research used whole genome sequencing to analyse tumor DNA samples from ... read more
May 27, 2015 The genes and pathways that, when altered, can cause osteosarcoma have been identified by researchers using new models. The information could be used to better target treatments for the often-deadly ... read more
May 27, 2015 Seeking to advance minimally invasive medical treatments, researchers have proposed using tiny robots, driven by magnetic potential energy from magnetic resonance imaging scanners. The potential ... read more
June 27, 2013 Neuroscientists have now shown that they can prevent habits from taking root. Our daily routines can become so ingrained that we perform them automatically, such as taking the same route to work ... read more
Oct. 31, 2012 Neuroscientists have found that a small region of the brain's prefrontal cortex, where most thought and planning occurs, is responsible for moment-by-moment control of which habits are switched ... read more