Psychology & Psychiatry

The meaning of life: A psychologist's view

The search for meaning in life is a familiar challenge to many of us. Some materialist scientists and philosophers consider it a futile search. Prominent atheist Richard Dawkins, for example, claims that human beings are ...

Genetics

A rare genetic brain condition

The Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI) is launching an Australian-first research project into a genetic brain disorder that causes intellectual disability, seizures and degeneration. Affected children appear to ...

Oncology & Cancer

Research sheds important light on the metastasis of neuroblastoma

Neuroblastoma can grow and spread in the body very aggressively, making it very difficult to treat. New research has shed important light on the factors at play in the metastasis of neuroblastoma, which could potentially ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Stable asthma patients and satisfied parents thanks to the Puffer app

Around 1,000 children with asthma are being treated at the Medisch Spectrum Twente. Young asthma patients visit the hospital for their check-ups three times a year on average. But that is a thing of the past at MST. Boony ...

Health

Is using cannabis in front of children harmful or not?

Public health agencies are warning parents about using cannabis in the presence of their children. However, parents who use cannabis say that it makes them more empathetic, more patient and more caring towards their young ...

Other

Society is rejecting facts; medical researchers can help

One study says coffee is good for you, while another study says that it's not. They're both right, within context. This dichotomy together with an environment of distrust spurred by anecdotes, fake news, and to a large extent, ...

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