Team links gait change after ACL injury and knee osteoarthritis

A new study with mice links altered gait after surgery for an ACL injury with knee osteoarthritis for the first time.

Laura Bailey-Michigan • futurity
Jan. 14, 2021 ~4 min

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Almost half of NHS critical care staff show symptoms of PTSD, depression or anxiety

Almost half of NHS critical care staff suffered mental health issues in summer – now the situation is worse.

Kavita Vedhara, Professor of Health Psychology, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, University of Nottingham • conversation
Jan. 14, 2021 ~7 min

 mental-health  covid-19  ptsd  coronavirus-insights  nhs-staff

Treatment may restore hand and arm control after spinal injury

A treatment that combines physical therapy and a noninvasive way to stimulate nerve cells helps people with spinal cord injuries use their hands and arms.

Sarah McQuate-Washington • futurity
Jan. 13, 2021 ~8 min

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Team links screen time and pandemic mental health risks at college

New research identifies factors associated with higher risk for negative mental health effects for college students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Laura Oleniacz - NC State • futurity
Jan. 13, 2021 ~8 min

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High insulin levels during childhood a risk for mental health problems later in life, study suggests

Researchers have shown that the link between physical and mental illness is closer than previously thought. Certain changes in physical health, which are

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Jan. 13, 2021 ~6 min

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Algorithm and poop ID our many intestinal bacteria

A new method uses artificial intelligence and poop to map intestinal bacteria, which could clarify a wide range of illnesses.

Søren Thiesen-Copenhagen • futurity
Jan. 13, 2021 ~5 min

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Algorithm and poop ID our many intestinal bacteria

A new method uses artificial intelligence and poop to map intestinal bacteria, which could clarify a wide range of illnesses.

Søren Thiesen-Copenhagen • futurity
Jan. 13, 2021 ~5 min

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Rough nights for moms of multiple kids, but not dads

Mothers of multiple children report more fragmented sleep, but the number of kids doesn't seem to affect sleep quality for dads.

Shirley Cardenas-McGill • futurity
Jan. 13, 2021 ~3 min

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The heart of invention

PODCAST: Replacing or assisting the human heart with a machine would save countless lives. But the quest to build an artificial heart has had many gruesome missteps and caused researchers to reimagine how to keep our blood flowing.

Adam Levy • knowable
Jan. 12, 2021 ~24 min

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Families report benefits of cats for kids with autism

New research suggests cats could be a good fit for children with autism and their families.

Brian Consiglio-Missouri • futurity
Jan. 12, 2021 ~4 min

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