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Cognixion’s brain-monitoring headset enables fluid communication for people with severe disabilities

Of the many frustrations of having a severe motor impairment, the difficulty of communicating must surely be among the worst. The tech world has not offered much succor to those affected by things like locked-in syndrome, ALS, and severe strokes, but.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchMay 4th, 2021

Alzheimer"s study: A Mediterranean diet might protect against memory loss and dementia

Alzheimer's disease is caused by protein deposits in the brain and the rapid loss of brain matter. But a Mediterranean diet rich in fish, vegetables and olive oil might protect the brain from these disease triggers......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 55 min. ago

Epilepsy research reveals why sleep increases risk of sudden death

To understand the effect of sleep seizures, researchers monitored the brain and heart activity of people with epilepsy as they slept......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 55 min. ago

Alcohol in moderation may help the heart by calming stress signals in the brain

Moderate alcohol intake -- defined as no more than one alcoholic drink for women and two for men per day -- has been associated with a lower risk of dying from cardiovascular disease when compared with individuals who abstain from drinking or partake.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 55 min. ago

Mental health may play big role in recovery after a heart attack

Young and middle-aged adults who reported severe psychological distress -- such as depression or anxiety -- after suffering a heart attack were more than twice as likely to suffer a second cardiac event within five years compared with those experienc.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 55 min. ago

Children likely to be pleading guilty when innocent

Young people need additional support and protection in the criminal justice system because they are more susceptible to pleading guilty when innocent, a new study argues......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 55 min. ago

COVID-19 vaccine delivery by age may mitigate deaths and severe health impacts

Strategic vaccine delivery is critical to reducing COVID-19 transmission, mortality and long-term health impacts. A new study suggests that prioritizing vaccine delivery to older age groups and the medically vulnerable has the greatest impact in mini.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 55 min. ago

Organ transplant recipients remain vulnerable to COVID-19 even after second vaccine dose

In a new study, researchers show that although two doses of a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 -- the virus that causes COVID 19 -- confers some protection for people who have received solid organ transplants, it's still not enough to enable them to dispen.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 55 min. ago

Sugar-sweetened drinks linked to increased risk of colorectal cancer in women under 50, study finds

Colorectal cancer diagnoses have increased among people under age 50 in recent years and researchers are seeking reasons why. A new study has found a link between drinking sugar-sweetened beverages and an increased risk of developing colorectal cance.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 55 min. ago

New MRI technique can detect early dysfunction of the blood-brain barrier with small vessel disease

Collaborative research between the University of Kentucky (UK) and University of Southern California (USC) suggests that a noninvasive neuroimaging technique may index early-stage blood-brain barrier (BBB) dysfunction associated with small vessel dis.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 55 min. ago

Prediabetes may not be as benign as once thought

People with prediabetes were significantly more likely to suffer a heart attack, stroke or other major cardiovascular event when compared with those who had normal blood sugar levels, according to new research. Researchers said the findings should se.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 55 min. ago

Too much, too little sleep linked to elevated heart risks in people free from disease

People who clock six to seven hours of sleep a night had the lowest chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke when compared with those who got less or more sleep, according to a new study. This trend remained true even after the research team acc.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 55 min. ago

Focused ultrasound enables precise noninvasive therapy

New research demonstrates that noninvasive neuromodulation via low-intensity ultrasound can have cell-type selectivity in manipulating neurons......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 55 min. ago

One third of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 have lung changes after a year

A new study has shown that most patients discharged from hospital after experiencing severe COVID-19 infection appear to return to full health, although up to a third do still have evidence of effects upon the lungs one year on......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 55 min. ago

Personalized sweat sensor reliably monitors blood glucose without finger pricks

Many people with diabetes endure multiple, painful finger pricks each day to measure their blood glucose. Now, researchers have developed a device that can measure glucose in sweat with the touch of a fingertip, and then a personalized algorithm prov.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 55 min. ago

International study links brain thinning to psychosis

Subtle differences in the shape of the brain that are present in adolescence are associated with the development of psychosis, according to an international team. The 'sobering' results were made using the largest study to date of brain scans in adol.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 55 min. ago

New research sets stage for development of salmonella vaccine

With the COVID-19 vaccines on many people's minds, some may be surprised to learn that we do not yet have vaccines for many common infectious diseases......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 56 min. ago

Archaeologists pinpoint population for the Greater Angkor region

Long-running archaeological research, boosted by airborne lidar sensing and machine-learning algorithms, finds that Cambodia's Greater Angkor region was home to 700,000-900,000 people......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 56 min. ago

Credit Karma reinvents cash-back rewards with instant payback

Credit Karma Money, a new checking and savings account from the company best known for its credit monitoring service, recently launched a significant new feature. Called Instant Karma, the program rewards users by randomly refunding purchases or addi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 56 min. ago

Google wants people to use 2FA, so it’s just going to turn it on for them

Non-tech-savvy users always use the defaults, and the default will soon be 2FA. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Enabling two-factor authentication (2FA) on a Google account requires someone who is proactive about account security. Users hav.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 hr. 24 min. ago

Credit Karma reinvents cash back rewards with instant payback

Credit Karma Money, a new checking and savings account from the company best known for its credit monitoring service, recently launched a significant new feature. Called Instant Karma, the program rewards users by randomly refunding purchases or addi.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News16 hr. 55 min. ago