Neuroscience

Breastfeeding duration associated with cognition

Breastfeeding duration is associated with improved cognitive scores at ages 5 through 14, even after controlling for socioeconomic position and maternal cognitive ability, according to a new study published this week in PLoS ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Video games can boost children's intelligence: study

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have studied how the screen habits of U.S. children correlates with how their cognitive abilities develop over time. They found that the children who spent an above-average time ...

Ophthalmology

Using the eye as a window into heart disease

Scientists have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system that can analyze eye scans taken during a routine visit to an optician or eye clinic and identify patients at a high risk of a heart attack. 

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New prototype COVID-19 antibody test developed

A new COVID-19 antibody test superior to those currently available has been developed by researchers at the University of Aberdeen in collaboration with Vertebrate Antibodies Ltd and NHS Grampian.

Oncology & Cancer

Using artificial intelligence to hunt for breast cancer

Endocrine disruptors (EDs) are hormone-like substances that can have undesirable effects on health. For example, chemicals can increase the risk of breast cancer if they act in a manner similar to the female sex hormone estrogen. ...

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