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  • Artificial intelligence identifies key patterns from video footage of infant movements
    Subtle characteristics in the spontaneous movement of very young babies may reveal clinically important aspects of their neurodevelopment. Visual assessment by a clinical expert of general movements (GMs) representing typical movement patterns is known to be effective in early identification of cerebral palsy (CP). ... read more
    Source: Medical XpressPublished on 2019-03-26
  • How the brain ‘mentalizes’ cooperation
    What parts of your brain are involved in gauging a friend's actions and adjusting your own; for example, when you both carry a couch up a flight of stairs? Researchers in Japan have found that part of the right side of the brain, called the temporoparietal junction, is significantly activated when two people cooperate together to achieve a common goal. ... read more
    Source: Medical XpressPublished on 2019-03-26
  • VIDEO: Head Lice Up Close, And All Too Personal
    Claws of the louse that afflicts human scalps fit neatly around a single human hair. Louse eggs stick to hair shafts with a sort of glue. Maybe the best remedy for you and the kids? Comb, baby, comb.(Image credit: Josh Cassidy/KQED) ... read more
    Source: Health: NPRPublished on 2019-03-26
  • Pep talks secret to better sporting performance
    Giving oneself a pep talk may be key to improving female athletes' sporting performance and mental health, new University of Saskatchewan research shows. ... read more
    Source: Medical XpressPublished on 2019-03-26
  • Purdue Pharma to settle historic Oklahoma opioid lawsuit
    Purdue Pharma has agreed to settle a historic lawsuit brought by the Oklahoma attorney general who accused the OxyContin maker of aggressively marketing the opioid painkiller and fueling a drug epidemic that left thousands dead in the state, a source familiar with the case tells CNN. ... read more
    Source: CNN HealthPublished on 2019-03-26
  • Can Music Make Cheese Taste Better?
    A small experiment done in Switzerland suggests that Emmental cheese tastes better if it's matured to the sounds of hip hop music, but there's reason to be skeptical. ... read more
    Source: Forbes | SciencePublished on 2019-03-26
  • Pediatricians should encourage parents to use their home language with their children, says researcher
    Because of our unique demographics, Miami is poised to be the greatest bilingualism-promoter in the United States. ... read more
    Source: Medical XpressPublished on 2019-03-26
  • Regular height and weight checks from early age critical in child obesity fight
    Children monitored regularly for height and weight are less likely to be overweight according to research by University of Manchester and Oxford experts. ... read more
    Source: Medical XpressPublished on 2019-03-26
  • Study focuses on link between child feeding and health among Marshallese immigrants
    A recent study of child-feeding habits among Marshallese in Arkansas found high compliance with medical standards for breastfeeding infants, but also reliance on rice and processed foods. The study is a first step toward lowering rates of obesity, diabetes and heart disease, which affect Marshallese immigrants at higher rates than the U.S. population in general. ... read more
    Source: Medical XpressPublished on 2019-03-26
  • In a male-dominated fraternity, it’ll take women inventors 118 years to catch up
    If you've used Wi-Fi, windshield wipers or a dishwasher -- and who hasn't? -- you have a woman to thank. ... read more
    Source: CNN HealthPublished on 2019-03-26
  • The Good, Bad, And Ugly Of Greenland’s Jakobshavn Glacier Slowing And Gaining Mass
    The Jakobshavn glacier in Greenland slowed down and gained mass. Here's why that is good and bad. ... read more
    Source: Forbes | SciencePublished on 2019-03-26
  • Health risks associated with mixtures of man-made chemicals are underestimated
    The cocktail of man-made chemicals that we are exposed to daily is a health risk which current regulations and risk assessment overlook. This is the conclusion of the EU Horizon 2020 EDC-MixRisk project that is now being presented. ... read more
    Source: Medical XpressPublished on 2019-03-26
  • Medications to treat opioid addiction are effective, though not widely used
    With more than 2 million Americans suffering from an opioid use disorder and the escalating rate of deaths from opioid overdoses reaching about 130 per day, efforts to date have had little impact in curbing this crisis across the country. ... read more
    Source: Medical XpressPublished on 2019-03-26
  • Study reveals key details about bacterium that increases risk for stomach cancer
    More than half of the people in the world host colonies of a bacterium called Helicobacter pylori in their stomachs. ... read more
    Source: Medical XpressPublished on 2019-03-26
  • Pads and tampons have a complicated history – period.
    From a new emoji to an Oscar-nominated documentary, discussions about periods are becoming more acceptable. ... read more
    Source: Medical XpressPublished on 2019-03-26
  • SpongeBob is not why your child likes junk food, new study shows
    Parents and lawmakers looking to cartoon characters as a reason children choose cookies over carrots may be looking in the wrong direction, according to a new report from CU Boulder's Leeds School of Business and Colorado State University's College of Business. ... read more
    Source: Medical XpressPublished on 2019-03-26
  • Influence of political and medical leaders on parental perception of vaccination: a cross-sectional survey in Australia
    ObjectivesThe aim of this survey was to investigate parental vaccination attitudes and responses to vaccine-related media messages from political and medical leaders. DesignThis was a cross-sectional study using a semiquantitative questionnaire. Data were analysed using descriptive statistics, X2 tests and logistic regression. SettingData were collected from a web-based questionnaire distributed in Australia by a market research company in May of 2017. Participants411 participants with at least one child under 5 were included in this study. The sample was designed to be representative of Australia in terms of gender and state of residence. Primary and secondary outcome measuresThe primary outcome measures ... read more
    Source: BMJ OpenPublished on 2019-03-26
  • Motion recognition tech assists epilepsy diagnosis
    Motion recognition technology is being used to help neurologists in the study of patients' behaviour during seizures, to provide clues on the sub-type of epilepsy the patient has and identify unusual seizure movements that require further investigation. ... read more
    Source: Medical XpressPublished on 2019-03-26
  • Reseachers reveal new molecular mechanism involved in pancreas repair
    Ramón Muñoz-Chápuli and Rita Carmona, researchers of the UMA Department of Animal Biology, have identified a new molecular mechanism involved in pancreas repair. ... read more
    Source: Medical XpressPublished on 2019-03-26
  • Genome-editing record smashed with 13,000 edits made in one cell
    A team led by George Church has used CRISPR to make a record number of DNA changes in one cell, taking us a step closer to thoroughly re-writing our genomes ... read more
    Source: New ScientistPublished on 2019-03-26
  • Here’s The Real Reason Why NASA Had to ‘Cancel’ That All-Female Spacewalk
    Don't freak out. ... read more
    Source: ScienceAlertPublished on 2019-03-26
  • Mushrooms And Brain Health: New Research Finds A Potential Link Worth Considering
    Nutrient-rich mushrooms have long been the focus of health research, and now a new study adds reasons to consider their possible link to improved brain health. ... read more
    Source: Forbes | SciencePublished on 2019-03-26
  • NASA cancels first all-women spacewalk due to spacesuit size issue
    NASA scheduled the first ever spacewalk with only female astronauts this week, but it has been cancelled because there isn't enough time to configure a spacesuit that fits ... read more
    Source: New ScientistPublished on 2019-03-26
  • Mumps outbreak at Nottingham universities
    Public Health England confirms there are 223 suspected cases at two Nottingham universities. ... read more
    Source: BBC News – HealthPublished on 2019-03-26
  • Incredibly Rare Case as Baby in Colombia Is Born With Her Own Twin Growing Inside Her
    Wha??!! ... read more
    Source: ScienceAlertPublished on 2019-03-26
  • One Greenland Glacier Has Started Growing Again, But That Doesn’t Mean What You Think
    A last hurrah. ... read more
    Source: ScienceAlertPublished on 2019-03-26
  • How to be a Better Web Searcher: Secrets from Google Scientists
    Researchers who study how we use search engines share common mistakes, misperceptions and advice -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com ... read more
    Source: Scientific AmericanPublished on 2019-03-26
  • Florida Community Taken Over by Thousands of Toxic Toads ‘Covering Every Square Inch’
    Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water ... read more
    Source: ScienceAlertPublished on 2019-03-26
  • Can Soil Microbes Slow Climate Change?
    One scientist has tantalizing results, but others are not convinced -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com ... read more
    Source: Scientific AmericanPublished on 2019-03-26
  • A Meta-Analysis of the Performance of a Blood-Based Exposure Response Gene Signature Across Clinical Studies on the Tobacco Heating System 2.2 (THS 2.2)
    Florian Martin, Marja Talikka, Nikolai V. Ivanov, Christelle Haziza, Julia Hoeng, Manuel C. Peitsch ... read more
    Source: Frontiers in PharmacologyPublished on 2019-03-26

 

 

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