Medical research

New approach needed for newborns with hearing loss

Parents are often struggling with hearing aid management for their newborn babies, according to research by University of Manchester and NIHR Manchester Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) experts.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Childhood intervention can prevent 'deaths of despair'

Mortality rates among young adults are rising in the U.S. due in part to "deaths of despair"—preventable deaths from suicide, drug overdoses and alcohol-related liver disease. An intensive childhood intervention program ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Chatbot may detect early dementia in time for intervention

If Alzheimer's dementia is identified early, at the stage of Mild Cognitive Impairment, for instance, the decline in neural functioning can be stabilized or even curtailed in some cases, research has found.

Cardiology

Real-time alerts associated with lower mortality

A sophisticated system that analyzes electronic data about hospital patients, identifies those at risk of deteriorating, and issues an alert to a centralized team of specially trained nurses resulted in a lower mortality ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Europe may see 'several' waves of COVID-19: experts

Europe risks being hit with further waves of coronavirus infections next year, France's scientific council has warned, as the continent scrambles to cope with a second deadly spike in COVID-19 cases.

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