Both DNA, environment make us ‘only the lonely’

In the relationship equivalent of the Whack-A-Mole carnival game, we doggedly swipe right, tap ‘like’ and share photos that vanish within seconds – relentlessly hitting at superficial connections with as many people as possible, while missing deeper connection with any. Now, Western-led research has shown that the growing phenomenon of loneliness is, for some, more than just a feeling – […]

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Violence in hospitals: a clinic in Nuremberg, Germany invested to attacks in their own safety

Violence in hospitals and doctor’s practices in Germany to a larger Problem. The clinic in Nuremberg responded well and invested in their own safety. Statistically, it came in the year 2018 to practices daily 75 cases of physical violence in the German doctor. This emerges from a study of the kassenärztliche bundesvereinigung (KBV) and the Association of Physicians (NAV). Comes […]

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Memo-game: neon colorful animals and plants

Fancy a game? Here are all the color turns Orange. Each motif is depicted on two cards. The aim is, in succession, a subject few to uncover Instructions Click with the mouse to any two cards on the button, one at a time. Each motif is depicted on two cards. The aim is, in succession, a pair of cards to […]

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Texting Someone Three Times in a Row Is Almost Never Okay

Getty ImagesMaskot Sometimes Okay, Always Annoying: The Player Triple Text The linguistic conventions of the player prohibit texting more than three words at a time, which is why I occasionally receive a string of texts that looks like this: “hi”/ “what’s up”/ “in your neighborhood.” While not offensive, per se, these texts do not make you look casual and aloof. […]

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Newborn genomic sequencing detects unanticipated disease risk factors

As genomic sequencing becomes increasingly commonplace in the clinic, questions remain about its use and role among newborns. Can sequencing provide actionable insights? How common is it to find something important to a child’s future health? What benefits or consequences will sequencing have for families? The BabySeq Project, a joint endeavor led by investigators at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and […]

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Urinary urge incontinence: light bladder problems

A new implant, the bladder is selectively illuminated with LEDs, and could in the future help people with incontinence or increased urinary urgency. It has already been tested in rats and could in the future replace medication or electrical therapy. In the case of the small implant, the reduced detects an Overactivity of the urinary bladder and the urge to […]

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