Neuroscience

Growing up in a rough neighborhood can shape kids' brains

Growing up in a poor or disadvantaged neighborhood can affect the way adolescents' brains function, according to our new research. It can alter the communication between brain regions involved in planning, goal-setting and ...

Health

This is what Germany's eSports athletes eat

A can of Red Bull next to the computer mouse, a bag of potato chips next to the keyboard—that's how many people imagine nutrition in eSports. "The energy drink is indeed part of the diet for many," says Professor Ingo Froböse, ...

Vaccination

Sweden targets AstraZeneca COVID-19 jab for under 65s

Swedish health officials on Tuesday recommended that the newly approved AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine primarily be used for those under the age of 65, citing a lack of evidence for its efficacy among the elderly.

Health

Moving due to unaffordable housing may jeopardize healthcare

People who move due to unaffordable housing are at increased risk of failing to receive the medical care they need, according to a new study from Cedars-Sinai and the University of California, Los Angeles. The study, published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Early-life events linked to lung health in young adulthood

Early-life events, such as the exposure to air pollutants, increase the risk of chronic lung disease in young adulthood, according to new results by researchers at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, published in the European ...

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