Tag Archives: PLOS One

Close (but not too close) encounters with God confer mental health benefits, say researchers at Johns Hopkins. This definitely isn’t your typical medical article.

The News: Profound religious experiences are linked to lasting mental health benefits, new research suggests. In a survey study of more than 4000 individuals, those who reported having profound personal… Read more »

Fancy this: Pharma gifts to docs still paying off–big time.

The News: Giving someone a box of donuts may seem like a harmless gesture, but for pharmaceutical companies it could boost sales. A new study of healthcare providers in the… Read more »

Facebook possibly associated with greater longevity; good news or wishful thinking?

As our social lives have moved onto social media networks like Facebook over the past decade, there’s been a lot of research conducted and ensuing debate over what affect all… Read more »