Oxytocin administered to the nose increases emotion perception in autism

Oxytocin administered to the nose increases emotion perception in autism Intranasal oxytocin can influence how individuals with autism perceive emotion in others, a recent study has demonstrated. This is an important first step for a potential pharmacological treatment of autism. Oxytocin administered to the nose increases emotion perception in autism Source: Science Daily Mind &…

Range of challenging meditation experiences

Range of challenging meditation experiences Though it has gained popularity in the West as medically and psychologically beneficial, meditation can produce a much wider variety of outcomes, not all of them calm and relaxing, according to a new study that analyzes meditation-related challenges. Range of challenging meditation experiences Source: Science Daily Mind & Brain

Cannabidiol reduces seizures in children with severe epilepsy

Cannabidiol reduces seizures in children with severe epilepsy Children with Dravet syndrome, a severe form of epilepsy, had fewer seizures after taking a daily oral solution of the cannabis compound called cannabidiol, which does not have the psychoactive properties of marijuana, results from a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial reveal. Cannabidiol reduces seizures in children with severe…