Health

Tetris used to prevent post-traumatic stress symptoms
March 28, 2017 08:43 AM - University of Oxford

Researchers have been able to demonstrate how the survivors of motor vehicle accidents have fewer such symptoms if they play Tetris in hospital within six hours of admission after also having been asked to recall their memory of the accident. The results of the study, which was conducted by researchers at Karolinska Institutet with colleagues at Oxford University and elsewhere, are published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry.

Tetris used to prevent post-traumatic stress symptoms
March 28, 2017 08:43 AM - University of Oxford

Researchers have been able to demonstrate how the survivors of motor vehicle accidents have fewer such symptoms if they play Tetris in hospital within six hours of admission after also having been asked to recall their memory of the accident. The results of the study, which was conducted by researchers at Karolinska Institutet with colleagues at Oxford University and elsewhere, are published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry.

Scientists Discover Mechanism That Causes Cancer Cells to Self-destruct
March 27, 2017 10:27 AM - American Friends of Tel Aviv University

Many cancer patients struggle with the adverse effects of chemotherapy, still the most prescribed cancer treatment. For patients with pancreatic cancer and other aggressive cancers, the forecast is more grim: there is no known effective therapy.

Scientists Discover Mechanism That Causes Cancer Cells to Self-destruct
March 27, 2017 10:27 AM - American Friends of Tel Aviv University

Many cancer patients struggle with the adverse effects of chemotherapy, still the most prescribed cancer treatment. For patients with pancreatic cancer and other aggressive cancers, the forecast is more grim: there is no known effective therapy.

The skin cancer screening paradigm: reviewing current guidelines for detecting melanoma in the US
March 27, 2017 10:05 AM - Future Science Group

The Future Science Group (FSG) journal Melanoma Management, today announces the publication of a new perspective article, in which over 50 leaders in the dermatology field critically assess current screening practice for melanoma.

The skin cancer screening paradigm: reviewing current guidelines for detecting melanoma in the US
March 27, 2017 10:05 AM - Future Science Group

The Future Science Group (FSG) journal Melanoma Management, today announces the publication of a new perspective article, in which over 50 leaders in the dermatology field critically assess current screening practice for melanoma.

Veterinary Medicine researchers explain One Health concept
March 27, 2017 08:55 AM - University of Calgary

If you’re bewildered by the term "One Health," you’re not alone. While the use of One Health approaches to solve complex health issues isn’t new, disagreement over a definition has, at times, complicated the concept’s development.

Surprising culprit in nerve cell damage identified
March 24, 2017 10:04 AM - Washington University School of Medicine

Findings suggest ways to block nerve cell damage in neurodegenerative diseases.

Surprising culprit in nerve cell damage identified
March 24, 2017 10:04 AM - Washington University School of Medicine

Findings suggest ways to block nerve cell damage in neurodegenerative diseases.

University of Toronto explores how urban agriculture intersects with social justice
March 23, 2017 08:38 AM - University of Toronto - Scarborough

As Toronto continues to grow, urban agriculture may play a more significant role for people seeking alternative sources of nutritious and affordable food, U of T researcher Colleen Hammelman says.  

 

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