Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO urges 'extreme caution' in lifting COVID restrictions

The World Health Organization on Wednesday urged "extreme caution" for countries considering lifting COVID-19 restrictions, warning that high vaccination rates would not stop transmission of the virus increasing.

Medical research

Cancer discovery could revive failed treatments for solid tumors

New research from the UVA Cancer Center could rescue once-promising immunotherapies for treating solid cancer tumors, such as ovarian, colon and triple-negative breast cancer, that ultimately failed in human clinical trials.

Psychology & Psychiatry

How do our facial expressions influence how we see others' pain?

How do our facial expressions in response to seeing others in pain influence how we see and feel their pain? There are many situations where it may be helpful to suppress our emotional responses to the pain of others. For ...

Neuroscience

Targeted brain stimulation dulls social pain

Pairing brain stimulation with an emotion management technique blunts negative emotions, according to research recently published in JNeurosci. The combination may improve emotional regulation in people with psychiatric disorders.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

New evidence-based guidelines on music for people with dementia

Researchers from Western Sydney University's MARCS Institute for Brain, Behavior and Development have published a new research paper and recommended guidelines for music use for people with dementia after a successful trial ...

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