Psychology & Psychiatry

Alcohol narrows field of vision

Alcohol can make a person engrossed in an activity oblivious to what's going on around them, no matter how bizarre or unexpected that might be.

Pediatrics

Children with marginally low birth weight needs treatment

Children with a birth weight under 2.5 kilos stand at risk of becoming underweight and can experience cognitive difficulties as well as diabetes and cardiovascular disease later in life. However, early iron supplementation ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Can poor sleep boost odds for Alzheimer's?

(HealthDay)— Breathing problems during sleep may signal an increased risk for Alzheimer's disease, a trio of studies suggests.

Neuroscience

New molecules protect brain after mild traumatic brain injury

Whether at school, in car accidents, on the sports field or the battlefield, mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) is a common part of our lives. It is especially frequent among children, athletes, and the elderly. Now, scientists ...

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