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Researchers use new eye movement test to study brain aging effects

9 days ago   |   By News Medical

A new study, published in PeerJ, shows how University of Liverpool researchers have used a newly developed eye movement test to improve the understanding of how parts of the brain work.
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Study examines link between sleep and language in children with neurodevelopmental disorders

9 days ago   |   By News Medical

New research has discovered that Down's syndrome, Fragile X syndrome and Williams syndrome are all linked to sleep disruption in very young children, and that sleep plays a crucial role in the development of these children's language skills.
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New research: Social media found to harm mental health, particularly in developing countries

New research: Social media found to harm mental health, particularly in developing countries

9 days ago   |   By Natural News

For many people, social media provides the ultimate escape, an opportunity to peer into the daily lives of the rich and famous, or even just to see what their neighbors across the road are getting up to. What many of us don't realize, however, is that several studies have linked social media use...
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Study: Are ticks behind a new virus infecting people in China?

Study: Are ticks behind a new virus infecting people in China?

9 days ago   |   By Natural News

There's a new virus on the rise in China and the culprit behind its spread may just be crawling around the corner. Dubbed the “Alongshan Virus” after the northeastern Chinese town where it was first discovered, the virus is linked to a number of symptoms, including fevers, headaches, fatigue, nausea, rashes and in...
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German researchers develop 1st test for new virus from China

9 days ago   |   By ABC News

German researchers said Thursday they have developed the first diagnostic test for a new virus that has emerged in central China
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U.S. Marine Corps Awards $249 Million Contract for 14,000 White Phosphor...

U.S. Marine Corps Awards $249 Million Contract for 14,000 White Phosphor Night Vision Systems

Remember the story from just a couple of weeks ago where the FBI asserted imminent domain to effectively “seize” night vision tubes from distributors in the United States? Now... Read more ...

Being Exposed to Air Pollution at Age 1 may Trigger Structural Brain Changes...

Being Exposed to Air Pollution at Age 1 may Trigger Structural Brain Changes Later

Air Pollution Risk: Dirty air that you breathe can affect your brain development. Being exposed to air pollution at age 1 may lead to structural brain changes later at age 12... Read more ...

How over-55s are spending their time getting fit while younger people are...

How over-55s are spending their time getting fit while younger people are doing less exercise

Exercise levels among those aged 55 to 74 are up 3.4 per cent since 2015/16, and those over 75 are doing 4.7 per cent more, according to the Sport England's Active Lives Adult... Read more ...

A hefty dose of vitamin C can help fight the common cold

A hefty dose of vitamin C can help fight the common cold

Just like clockwork, the dreaded common cold comes around every year, causing runny nose, persistent coughing and misery. But does it really have to be this way? According to... Read more ...

CDC Confirms Second U.S. Coronavirus Case

CDC Confirms Second U.S. Coronavirus Case

The patient is a woman in her 60s. She had symptoms a few days after returning to the U.S. from a trip to Wuhan, China, on Jan. 13. She was not sick while traveling. Read more ...

Stronger Bar Challenge Workout

Stronger Bar Challenge Workout

Workout equipment: Pull up bar, Dip bar Workout type: Challenge Timer setting: Stopwatch Complete 3 rounds, resting as little as possible in between reps and sets. 20 Squat... Read more ...

Royal Glamorgan Hospital A&E to be downgraded in health board's preferred plan

Royal Glamorgan Hospital A&E to be downgraded in health board's preferred plan

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board will consult on four different proposals Read more ...

Washington Monitors Coronavirus Patient's Contacts

Washington Monitors Coronavirus Patient's Contacts

The CDC confirmed the Washington state resident's diagnosis Tuesday. By Wednesday, state public health officials had identified 16 close contacts. By late Thursday, the total... Read more ...

US health experts predicted coronavirus could kill 65million people in a...

US health experts predicted coronavirus could kill 65million people in a year THREE months ago

Scientists at the prestigious Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security in Maryland modeled a hypothetical pandemic on a computer as part of research last October. Read more ...

Chinese students from coronavirus-ravaged Wuhan 'went clubbing in Cambridge...

Chinese students from coronavirus-ravaged Wuhan 'went clubbing in Cambridge this week'

Fifteen students from Wuhan College attended the University of Cambridge this week as part of a nine-day education programme. It is thought they went clubbing in the evenings. Read more ...