Neuroscience

Lifting weights makes your nervous system stronger, too

Gym-goers may get frustrated when they don't see results from weightlifting right away, but their efforts are not in vain: the first few weeks of training strengthen the nervous system, not muscles. New research published ...

Neuroscience

Mind-controlled arm prostheses that can 'feel'

For the first time, people with arm amputations can experience sensations of touch in a mind-controlled arm prosthesis that they use in everyday life. A study in the New England Journal of Medicine reports on three Swedish ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Support plan boosts confidence of military spouses

A support programme that aims to boost retention in the Armed Forces has received a positive research evaluation from Anglia Ruskin University (ARU), with military personnel reporting increased confidence in their employment ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Jordan to use drones, cameras to monitor curfew

Jordan said it is to use drones and surveillance cameras to monitor compliance with a nationwide curfew imposed to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Britons answer call for volunteer coronavirus force

Over 400,000 people signed up within 24 hours of a British government call for volunteers to help those stuck at home due to the coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Wednesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Swiss army says preparing to deploy to assist virus fight

Switzerland's armed forces said Saturday that the army is prepared to deploy to help in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic, which has infected more tha 1,000 people in the country.

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