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Talking on a hands-free device while behind the wheel can lead to a sharp increase in errors that could imperil other drivers on the road, according to new research from the University of Alberta.
Health 10 hours ago | not rated yet | 0
New technology developed at the University of California, Berkeley, is using wireless signals to provide real-time, non-invasive diagnoses of brain swelling or bleeding.
Neuroscience May 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Using a simple smartphone application to photograph one's meals is a useful slimming aid for the overweight, according to an experiment reported on Sunday.
Overweight and Obesity May 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Study finds gender, employment status and social conditions key factors in development of mental disorders
Being a woman, unemployed and living in a situation of social adversity are the three strongest trigger influences in subjects with a genetic predisposition to mental disorder. Moreover, in Andalusia, over 20% of the population ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 13, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new study indicates that a simple saliva test could be an effective tool in predicting violent behavior.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 26, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (7) | 0 |
Toddlers who suffered a stroke as babies are learning how to walk thanks to research being conducted at the University of Alberta.
Neuroscience May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Inhaling a concentrated cloud of insulin through the nose twice a day appears to slow - and in some cases reverse - symptoms of memory loss in people with early signs of Alzheimer's disease, a new pilot study has found.
Neuroscience Sep 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0
As cancer researchers continue to identify genetic mutations driving different cancer subtypes, they are also creating a catalog of possible targets for new treatments.
Cancer Nov 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Marcus Santellan's aunt says he's more talkative at home, using longer sentences, now that he's in an exercise program at Arizona State University. The young man with Down syndrome (DS) ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 06, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Heart catheter procedures guided by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are as safe as X-ray-guided procedures and take no more time, according to a pilot study conducted at the National Institutes of Health. ...
Cardiology Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Convicted drug offenders who are denied government food benefits upon release from prison are at greater risk of engaging in dangerous, sexual risk behaviors in order to obtain food, Yale researchers have ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 26, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Deakin University health researchers have found pre-schoolers who play interactive video games, such as Wii, have better motor skills.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A team of academic researchers has pinpointed how vitamin D3 and omega-3 fatty acids may enhance the immune system's ability to clear the brain of amyloid plaques, one of the hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Many people with multiple sclerosis for years have taken the natural supplement Gingko biloba, believing it helps them with cognitive problems associated with the disease.
Neuroscience Sep 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new study highlights the risk that female teenagers face when they go online – a risk heightened for teen girls who have been victims of abuse or neglect.
Pediatrics Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |