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Poor Eyesight Unfairly Mistaken For Brain Decline

Millions of older people with poor vision are at risk of being misdiagnosed with mild cognitive impairments, according to a new study by the University of South Australia. Cognitive tests that rely on vision-dependent tasks could be skewing results in up to a quarter of people aged...

Can Being Kind to Yourself Help Alleviate Boredom?

A new study has uncovered a counterintuitive pathway to avoiding boredom: being more self-compassionate. Researchers led by Muireann K. O’Dea at the University of Limerick conducted...

Is A Grudge Keeping You Up At Night?

Many of us have had the experience of tossing and turning at night, wishing we could sleep, watching the minutes tick by on the clock by our bedside. You may have tried counting sheep or listening to a bedtime meditation to help you fall asleep, but...

Three Ways Schools Can Ease Trauma Post-COVID

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Teacher and student emotional and mental health needs must be addressed before academic gaps, experts say. As the pandemic trudges on, three strategies are...

Focusing on Parent and Teacher Burnout To Help Kids

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The stress of the COVID-19 pandemic has affected every facet of our lives, but research is only just beginning to understand its impact on...

Wireless Neuro-Stimulator To Revolutionise Patient Care

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Many neurological disorders like Parkinson’s, chronic depression and other psychiatric conditions could be managed at home, thanks to the creation of the world’s first...

Pros and Cons of Apple Cider Vinegar

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You’ve likely heard of apple cider vinegar - even if you’re not an organic food shopper. Apple cider vinegar has garnered a reputation as...

Solar Panels That Make Electricity at Night

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Researchers from Stanford University constructed a photovoltaic cell that harvests energy from the environment during the day and night, avoiding the need for batteries...

‘Forever Chemicals’ May Increase Diabetes Risk In Middle-Aged Women

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A new study finds that exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) - a large and diverse group of industrial chemicals found in many...

About 1 in 4 Adults Has An Often-Missed Liver Disorder

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It is estimated that about one in four adults worldwide has a liver condition that is a risk factor for heart disease, according to...

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