Psychology & Psychiatry

Video games can boost children's intelligence: study

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have studied how the screen habits of U.S. children correlates with how their cognitive abilities develop over time. They found that the children who spent an above-average time ...


Videos can spur family members to donate tissues, improve lives

More than 60 percent of people who die in the United States have not given consent for their tissues to be donated; receiving consent from next of kin can improve access to donor tissues. A new study examined two different ...


Zoom fatigue affects young women more than others

A group of researchers, including Markus Fiedler at Blekinge Institute of Technology in Sweden has studied the phenomenon of video conference fatigue, or "Zoom fatigue," and concluded that both age, gender and personality ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Videoconferencing hinders creativity, study finds

People are worse at coming up with creative ideas during a video call compared to meeting in person, a study said Wednesday, suggesting that workplaces should prioritize brainstorming sessions for the office.

Radiology & Imaging

Video radiology reports valuable for improving patient-centered care

According to research published in the American Journal of Roentgenology, video radiology reports have the potential to improve radiologists' communication with patients, highlighting the importance of imaging in patient-centered ...

Medical research

Drug treatment: There's an app for that too

Addiction treatment providers scrambled at the start of the coronavirus pandemic to find ways to keep people engaged after they shut their physical doors.


Medical assistants help close virtual-visit digital divide

Patients participating in video visits with their primary care doctors in fall 2020 benefited from having a medical assistant help connect the call, particularly if they needed language interpretation or lived in a low-socioeconomic-status ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID outbreak 'extremely grim' as Shanghai extends lockdown

The COVID-19 outbreak in China's largest metropolis of Shanghai remains "extremely grim" amid an ongoing lockdown confining around 26 million people to their homes, a city official said Tuesday.

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