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Today's Health Survey for England reveals more than 14 million sufferers of chronic pain - pain which has lasted for more than three months. The study found that pain is more common among some groups than others, pain incurs ...
Health Dec 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
More than two hundred gene locations have now been identified for the chronic bowel condition Crohn's Disease, in a study that analysed the entire human genome.
Genetics Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers from UCL have found that cycling is safer than driving for young males, with 17 to 20 year old drivers facing almost five times greater risk per hour than cyclists of the same age.
Health Dec 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists have found that low-level exposure to organophosphates (OPs) produces lasting decrements in neurological and cognitive function. Memory and information processing speed are affected to a greater degree than other ...
Health Dec 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Phys.org)—Scientists have revealed the minutely detailed pain map of the hand that is contained within our brains, shedding light on how the brain makes us feel discomfort and potentially increasing our ...
Neuroscience Nov 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Thousands of stroke survivors with visual problems could improve their sight from the comfort of their own home using two new web-based therapies.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The first in-depth investigation of whether youthful happiness leads to greater wealth in later life reveals that, even allowing for other influences, happy adolescents are likely to earn more money as adults.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 19, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The quality of internet information available for women opting for "designer vagina" procedures is "poor," and in some cases, inaccurate, reveals a small study led by academics at the UCL ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Nov 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2 |
Researchers from UCL have found that lonely people have less grey matter in a part of the brain associated with decoding eye gaze and other social cues.
Neuroscience Oct 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 2 |
A major three-year trial led by researchers at UCL, in partnership with the Health Protection Agency, has shown that giving one-to-one feedback to healthcare workers makes them twice as likely to clean their hands or use ...
Other Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A European team of scientists have built the first atlas of white-matter microstructure in the human brain. The project's final results have the potential to change the face of neuroscience and medicine over the coming decade.
Neuroscience Oct 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A study by UCL researchers at University College Hospital's intensive care unit has suggested that psychological interventions could reduce the mental health problems experienced by many patients.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 17, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
One in six people in England aged over 50 are socially isolated. They have few socially orientated hobbies, little civic or cultural engagement with society, and may have very limited social networks. This was a key finding ...
Health Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A quarter of households in refugee camps in Algeria are currently suffering from the double burden of excess weight and under-nutrition. According to a study published in the journal PLOS Medicine, obesity is an emerging threat ...
Health Oct 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Targeted health support is necessary for people with lower IQs according to new research which shows that they are unhappier and more likely to have poorer health than people with higher ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 27, 2012 | 2.7 / 5 (3) | 0