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ICU diaries may aid survivors in recovery after discharge

(HealthDay)—Patient diaries kept during a hospital stay in the intensive care unit (ICU) for a critical illness may be used as a therapeutic tool to assist survivors in recovery after discharge, according to research published ...

Medical research

RNA interference for human therapy

Leading scientists in the field investigated the potential of RNA interference (RNAi) technology as a therapeutic intervention for down-regulating the expression of disease-associated genes. Project deliverables hold significant ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Cannabinoid 2 receptors regulate impulsive behavior

A new study lead by the Neuroscience Institute of Alicante reveals how manipulating the endocannabinoid system can modulate high levels of impulsivity. This is the main problem in psychiatric illnesses such a schizophrenia, ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Augmented play helps autism

Playing with interactive toys could help children with autism to improve their social interaction with other children, say University of Sussex psychologists.

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