Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How ICUs in England were stretched to cope with the pandemic

There has been much discussion recently about how governments handled the COVID pandemic during 2020 and 2021. In particular, debate has centered on the costs and benefits of the various social restrictions, including lockdowns.

Neuroscience

Musical tests can detect mental deterioration in old age

Researchers at Tel Aviv University have developed a method that employs musical tests and a portable instrument for measuring brain activity to detect cognitive decline in old age. According to the researchers, the method, ...

Neuroscience

Regaining sense of touch after stroke

Developed by researchers at La Trobe University in Melbourne, SENSe therapy (Study of the Effectiveness of Neurorehabilitation on Sensation) has already helped hundreds of survivors of stroke improve their ability to undertake ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Posture assessed in health exam detects cognitive decline

A mass survey of citizens aged 50 to 89 years examined whether cognitive decline could be detected by sagittal spinal balance measurement based on a radiological approach. Doctors from Shinshu University observed associations ...

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