Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Researchers use AI to predict, detect Alzheimer's disease

Researchers at West Virginia University have identified a set of diagnostic metabolic biomarkers that can help them develop artificial intelligence tools to detect Alzheimer's disease in its early stages, as well as determine ...

Health

Your thoughts can harm your neck and back during lifting tasks

The mental distress of cognitive dissonance—encountering information that conflicts with how we act or what we believe—can lead to added pressure on the neck and low back during lifting and lowering tasks, new research ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Men and women react differently to a lack of sport audience

Without an audience, men run slower and women run faster. The lack of spectators during the coronavirus pandemic appears to have had a noticeable effect on the performance of athletes at the 2020 Biathlon World Cup, a new ...

Neuroscience

Restoring a rudimentary form of vision in the blind

Restoration of vision in blind people through a brain implant is on the verge of becoming reality. Recent discoveries at the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience (NIN) show that newly developed high-resolution implants ...

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