Psychology & Psychiatry

Interpreting emotions: A matter of confidence

We are constantly exposed to the facial expressions of the people around us, expressions that reflect their emotions. But do we interpret them correctly? And do we trust our own judgment? This trust is essential for avoiding ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sweden right not to lockdown for COVID: report

Sweden made the right decision not to impose a lockdown early on in the COVID pandemic, but should have introduced more measures earlier, a government-appointed commission said on Friday.

Neuroscience

Scholars investigate how mirror activity works

A team of researchers from Germany and Russia, including Vadim Nikulin from the Higher School of Economics, have demonstrated that long contraction of muscles in one hand increases involuntary reaction of the other one. Meanwhile, ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Aduhelm: Will Medicare cover the controversial Alzheimer's drug?

(HealthDay)—Following a months-long and unprecedented review, Medicare officials expect to announce within the next couple of weeks whether the program will cover the controversial Alzheimer's drug Aduhelm. The drug's ...

Vaccination

Frequently asked questions around COVID vaccination

COVID-19 is the disease caused by infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Since it emerged at the end of 2019, the virus has caused a global pandemic. Vaccination against COVID-19 has brought hope, but has also raised questions. ...

Cardiology

ACC/HRS release appropriate use criteria for ICDs and CRT

The American College of Cardiology and the Heart Rhythm Society, along with key specialty societies, today released appropriate use criteria for implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) and cardiac resynchronization ...

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