Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tips to cope with lockdown as cold weather arrives

(HealthDay)—Isolation may pose mental health challenges for people as they spend more time indoors in the winter during the coronavirus pandemic, an expert warns.

Medical research

The impact of sound on nurses' task performance in hospitals

The impact of the indoor sound environment on building occupants has received an increasing amount of attention over the past years. It is well recognized that the sound environment can cause stress, disturbance, and affects ...


Parents play a key role in fostering children's love of reading

Learning to read is one of the most important developmental achievements of childhood, and it sets the stage for later school and life success. But learning to read is not straightforward. As child development researchers, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Couples creating art or playing board games release 'love hormone'

When couples play board games together or take a painting class with each other, their bodies release oxytocin—sometimes dubbed the "hugging hormone." But men wielding paintbrushes released twice as much or more as the ...

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