Cardiology

Exoskeleton device helps stroke victims regain hand function

Working closely with users and therapists, EPFL spin-off Emovo Care has developed a light and easy-to-attach hand exoskeleton for people unable to grasp objects following a stroke or accident. The device has been successfully ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Reality of maternal mental health for first time moms in Ireland

A newly published study from Trinity's School of Nursing and Midwifery has followed the prevalence of, and changes over time in, depression, anxiety and stress symptoms experienced by first-time mothers—from pregnancy throughout ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study finds deep divide on mental health impact of COVID-19

COVID-19 is revealing a deep divide in the mental health of college students, with some having much more difficulty with their emotional well-being during the pandemic than others, according to a new Dartmouth study.

Autism spectrum disorders

With autism numbers rising, how best to provide support?

Recently released data from the Centers for Disease Control show childhood autism rates are at their highest level since the CDC began tracking data in 2000. About 2.3% of U.S. children, or one in 44, were diagnosed with ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Early snapshot of pandemic's impact on children's mental health

Home from school and separated from peers during crucial developmental phases, young children and adolescents were clearly among the people most negatively impacted, in various ways, by the pandemic lockdowns. But early indications ...

Neuroscience

Five diseases attack language areas in brain

There are five different diseases that attack the language areas in the left hemisphere of the brain that slowly cause progressive impairments of language known as primary progressive aphasia (PPA), reports a new Northwestern ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Machine learning predicts conduct disorder in kids

Conduct disorder (CD) is a common yet complex psychiatric disorder featuring aggressive and destructive behavior. Factors contributing to the development of CD span biological, psychological and social domains. Researchers ...

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