Neuroscience

A new understanding of how the human brain controls the hands

Understanding how the brain controls certain actions—such picking up a knife in the correct way—is important for many reasons. One of these is working towards the development of brain-computer interfaces that may help ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

New pregnancy physical activity guidelines recommended

A set of physical activity for pregnancy guidelines, developed by The University of Queensland and CQUniversity, was released by the Australian Government Department of Health on Mother's Day.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study proves safety of hypertension drugs in COVID-19 era

Patients with high blood pressure have worse COVID-19 outcomes, and this led to speculation that some anti-hypertensive medications may pose increased risks to patients dealing with hypertension.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How a bad day at work led to better COVID predictions

Talking about your bad day at work could lead to great solutions. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) Associate Professor Saket Navlakha and his wife, Dr. Sejal Morjaria, an infectious disease physician at Memorial Sloan ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Study evaluates biomarker criteria for assessing Alzheimer's risk

One of the biggest challenges in Alzheimer's research is to identify biomarkers that can identify people who are at risk of developing dementia. Biomarkers could be used to screen people so they might be helped before they ...

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