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Activating the 'mind's eye': Scientists teach blind to read, recognize objects with sounds (w/ Video)
Common wisdom has it that if the visual cortex in the brain is deprived of visual information in early infanthood, it may never develop properly its functional specialization, making sight restoration later ...
Neuroscience Nov 07, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress)—New research from Cardiff and Bristol universities shows that children whose brains process information more slowly than their peers are at greater risk of psychotic experiences.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—The traffic light system used as a guide to health information in food could be used in a similar way to help people become more active.
Health Feb 21, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Status updates, patient forums, blog comments – among the incredible amount of personal information on the Web is a potential trove of health data. Bioethicists writing in Science Translational Medicine acknowledge the va ...
Other Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A virtual patient named Denise may help future physicians feel more comfortable and capable assessing suicide risk.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 04, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 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
Genome mapping could prove key in preventing superbugs in hospitals, an Australian researcher said Friday, urging its use to prevent countless deaths from antibiotic-resistant infections.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 30, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A team of researchers at The Australian National University is one step closer to better understanding how organisms function after discovering how epigenetic information is transmitted ...
Genetics Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Genetic markers cannot predict which patients with major depression will respond to anti-depressant drugs, according to a large collaborative study led by researchers at King's College ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Photos of happy, smiling faces on patient education websites may engage readers, but they also may have a negative impact on older adults' comprehension of vital health information, especially ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 28, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Is anxiety related to premature aging? A new study by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) shows that a common form of anxiety, known as phobic anxiety, was associated with shorter telomeres ...
Medical research Jul 11, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (6) | 2 |
University of Melbourne researchers have found Wikipedia is the most highly rated website for accessing information on mental-health related topics.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Although personal health records are now securely accessible online to a large and growing number of individuals, little research has been conducted on opinions about their ease of use.
Health Jan 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Looking online for medical information? Viewers beware, doctors caution. After reviewing the most frequently watched YouTube videos about movement disorders, a group of neurologists found that the people in the videos often ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Sep 21, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- There's a wealth of health information hiding in the human immune system. Accessing it, however, can be very challenging, as the many and complex roles that the immune system plays can ...
Medical research May 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |