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Simple evaluation could help choose therapy or medication for anxiety treatment

Simple evaluation could help choose therapy or medication for anxiety treatment

Science
Dec. 7 (UPI) -- A short, simple evaluation can help doctors determine whether a patient with anxiety will respond best to medication or talk therapy, according to new research.Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago found that by measuring a patient's error-related negativity, or ERN, they can determine whether or not a patient is an ideal candidate for cognitive behavioral therapy.CBT works by altering a participant's negative or problematic thoughts and behaviors. Psychiatrists and psychologists using CBT teach patients new cognitive and behavioral techniques to better manage anxiety and related symptoms.Both CBT and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs, the most common type of anxiety drug, have good track records in treating generalized anxiety. Therapy can so...
Hackers fool iPhone X Face ID with simple mask

Hackers fool iPhone X Face ID with simple mask

Technology
Cybersecurity researchers have claimed they can fool the iPhone X's Face ID feature with a simple mask.Face ID allows iPhone X users to unlock their phone just by looking at it.Reviews of the phone widely noted issues with the feature, which uses infrared light to map users' faces and unlock the phone when the correct owner is looking at it.Now, hackers at Vietnamese cybersecurity firm Bkav say that the biometric security feature is less secure than Apple has suggested - and claimed to have fooled it with a mask made from $ 150 (£114) in supplies.Back in 2016, the FBI paid more than $ 1m to a non-government party to hack into the phone of the San Bernadino shooter.Bkav's claims come despite Apple's statement that the engineering team had collaborated with "professional mask makers and mak
These 3 Simple Dessert Recipes Are All Rich in Protein

These 3 Simple Dessert Recipes Are All Rich in Protein

Health
Satisfy your sugar cravings with these nutrient-packed treats. If you've got a sweet tooth, you're going to love Arman Liew. He is the author of Clean Sweets: Simple, High-Protein Desserts for One ($ 22; amazon.com), a collection of decadent treats packed with nutrients, and made with ingredients you likely already have in your kitchen. And because Liew himself is all too familiar with the siren call of sweets, he's designed each recipe to make just one or two satisfying servings, so you won't be tempted to reach for more. Here are three of our favorites, including banana cheesecake breakfast pudding, chocolate Greek yogurt pancakes, and raspberry mouse with a coconut flour crust.Banana Cheesecake Breakfast PuddingServes: 11 cup full-fat cottage cheese (dairy-free, if ne...