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Disclaimers on retouched photos don’t solve problem of negative body image

Labels that warn an image has been altered or enhanced do nothing to mitigate women’s negative perceptions of their appearance, according to a study published in Body Image this week. More importantly, some disclaimers heightened and even harmed body dissatisfaction in at-risk women, the study showed. “Disclaimers aren’t helpful. Once that image hits the brain,… Read More »

Defective potassium channels cause headache, not body pain – Medical Xpress

Top: Normal distribution of TRESK channels (green) in facial pain sensory neurons. Bottom: Absence of channels in the knock-out mouse model. Credit: Guo et al., eNeuro 2019 Defective potassium channels involved in pain detection can increase the chance of developing a headache and could be implicated in migraines, according to research in mice published in… Read More »