Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

In-depth look at immune responses to SARS-COV-2

Specific receptors in the immune cells detect and generate responses to defend against the virus that causes COVID-19—SARS-COV-2—when it infects the body, according to University of Maine immunology expert Mumtaz Yaseen ...

Pediatrics

Getting kids moving and learning

Children are set to move more, improve their skills, and come up with their own creative tennis games with the launch of 'HomeCourtTennis', a new initiative to assist teachers and coaches with keeping kids active while at ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How not to fall for coronavirus BS: Avoid the 7 deadly sins of thought

With the COVID-19 pandemic causing a great deal of anxiety, we might come to think people are irrational, selfish or downright crazy. We see people showing up to public venues en masse or clearing supermarket shelves of toilet ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Why your best idea may be your second favorite

Michelangelo reportedly said the job of every sculptor is to discover the statue inside the stone, then work around it. Liberate the form.

Health

Get healthier with a mental reset

(HealthDay)—Making the decision to live healthier often involves important steps such as losing weight and exercising more. These are significant goals and everyday lifestyle habits that you should commit to. But there's ...

Neuroscience

Mood neurons mature during adolescence

Researchers have discovered a mysterious group of neurons in the amygdala—a key center for emotional processing in the brain—that stay in an immature, prenatal developmental state throughout childhood. Most of these cells ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How to put limits on your family's screen time

(HealthDay)—While kids get some benefit from using digital and social media, such as early learning and exposure to new ideas, too much of it can negatively affect their health, sleep and eating habits, and even their attention ...

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