Pediatrics

Youth sports safety during a pandemic

Besides the obvious physical benefits, youth sports provide social interaction that also can strengthen mental health. But most sports require close contact and interaction among athletes. Amid the COVID-19 setting, this ...

Medical research

Nose's response to odors more than just a simple sum of parts

Take a sniff of a freshly poured glass of wine, and the prevailing scientific thinking would suggest that the harmony of fragrances involves sensory receptors in the nose simply adding up the individual odors they encounter. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dutch outdoor classes avoid coronavirus 'digital misery'

A Dutch university is holding open-air classes in parks, public squares and parking lots to limit the number of lectures taking place online because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Want to block flu transmission? Targeting nasal bacteria may help

Antibiotics won't help you recover from the flu, but an antibiotic ointment helped St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists identify a possible strategy for slowing influenza infections. The work appeared in the journal ...

HIV & AIDS

The pharmacist's role in HIV care in France

In France, antiretroviral treatment (ARV) can be dispensed by hospitals and/or community pharmacies. A recent study published in Pharmacology Research & Perspectives examined the pharmacist's role in HIV care in this country.

Psychology & Psychiatry

5 things to look for on a college campus that benefit mental health

Researchers have studied college students' mental health for decades. Even in the 1920s, it was clear that the many stresses of higher education—like academic demands, post-graduation plans and financial concerns—wear ...

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Interaction

Interaction is a kind of action that occurs as two or more objects have an effect upon one another. The idea of a two-way effect is essential in the concept of interaction, as opposed to a one-way causal effect. A closely related term is interconnectivity, which deals with the interactions of interactions within systems: combinations of many simple interactions can lead to surprising emergent phenomena. Interaction has different tailored meanings in various sciences. All systems are related and interdependent. Every action has a consequence.

Casual examples of interaction outside of science include:

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