Cardiology

Stroke survivors and their carers often have poor mental health

Recent research has shed light on how stroke impacts not only a person's physical health and well-being, but also their social and mental health. While this may not be surprising, the simultaneous decrease in mental health ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Children's interactions more complex than predicted

While sharing toys and fighting with each other, kindergarten children helped researchers understand the patterns and qualities of interactions in social groups. The results were much more complex than the scientists originally ...

Health

Exercising with others helps college students reduce stress

College students who exercised vigorously for 20 minutes at least three days a week were less likely to report poor mental health and perceived stress, according to a study in the American Journal of Health Promotion. However, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sniffing out solutions for millions of Americans with smell loss

Snot. It's not something most of us spend a lot of time thinking about, but, for a team of researchers in Washington, D.C., it's front and center. Robert I. Henkin, founder of the Taste and Smell Clinic in is charmingly self-deprecating. ...

Neuroscience

Decision to give a group effort in the brain

A monkey would probably never agree that it is better to give than to receive, but they do apparently get some reward from giving to another monkey.

Surgery

What makes surgeons happy?

(Medical Xpress)—Lack of control over operating rooms and other resources as well as a lack of work-life balance are among the main reasons general surgeons may be dissatisfied with their jobs, a new study has found.

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