TUESDAY, Oct. 2, 2018 — Meeting recommendations on adequate sleep time and physical activity and limiting recreational screen time are associated with superior global cognition among children, according to a study published online Sept. 26 in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health. Jeremy J. Walsh, Ph.D., from the Ontario Research Institution in Ottawa, Canada, and […]Continue Reading ...
A study of children in the U.S has shown that limiting children’s recreational screen time to less than two hours a day, sleeping sufficiently and engaging in physical activity is associated with better cognition, compared with not meeting these recommendations. Image Credit: Morrowind / Shutterstock The study, which involved 4,520 children (aged 8 to 11 […]Continue Reading ...
Sep 28 2018 Mitochondria are one of the most (if not the most) important cell organelles. They are organized in extremely dynamic networks and, in addition to supplying the cell with energy, they have an important role in apoptosis, metabolism, and degenerative diseases. Until now it was believed that, unless specifically stained, they were not […]Continue Reading ...
Implementing an electronic medical records (EMR) system at an orthopedic clinic may have unanticipated effects on clinic efficiency and productivity – including a temporary increase in labor costs and a lasting reduction in time spent interacting with patients, reports a study in September 19, 2018 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The […]Continue Reading ...
Bottom Line: An evolutionary model utilizing serial blood samples from patients with advanced colorectal cancer treated with anti-EGFR therapies in a phase II trial could predict personalized waiting time for progression. Journal in Which the Study was Published: Cancer Discovery, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research Authors: Co-senior authors Andrea Sottoriva, PhD, […]Continue Reading ...
FRIDAY, Aug. 10, 2018 — For adults aged 60 to 64 years, greater light physical activity (PA) and moderate-to-vigorous intensity PA and less sedentary time are associated with more favorable cardiovascular profiles, according to a study published online Aug. 8 in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Ahmed Elhakeem, Ph.D., from the University of […]Continue Reading ...
THURSDAY, Aug. 9, 2018 — The American Heart Association (AHA) is concerned about the impact screen time is having on sedentary behavior in children and teens, according to a scientific statement published online Aug. 6 in Circulation. Tracie A. Barnett, Ph.D., chair of the AHA Obesity Committee, and colleagues provided an updated perspective on sedentary […]Continue Reading ...
MONDAY, Aug. 6, 2018 — Kids are spending more time than ever in front of screens, making it more likely they’ll become overweight or obese, a new review claims. The average 8- to 18-year-old spends more than seven hours a day fixated on a screen, whether it’s a computer, smartphone, tablet, video game or TV, […]Continue Reading ...
Researchers have proved what has been suspected for some time now – reducing screen time for kids can improve their brain power. The team advises parents that recreational screen time in kids should be limited. Recreational screen time in kids include time spent using social media, playing video games and watching television. The study appeared […]Continue Reading ...
Patients want more time from their doctors, but doctors have less and less to give. Can this gap be bridged? A new Stanford study offers an intriguing idea. Drawing on the notion that the perception of time is fluid, the researchers set out to see what physicians can do to make their minutes with patients […]Continue Reading ...
Location: Address Opening Hours: Ticket price: Broadcast content type: Broadcast starts: Broadcast duration: Publication title: Author: Publication type: Publication date: Number of pages: ISBN number: Price: Researchers at the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience in Trondheim, Norway have discovered a network of brain cells that express our sense of timewithin experiences and memories. “This network […]Continue Reading ...
August 14, 2018 In 1993, neurologist Camilo R. Gomez, MD, coined a phrase that for a quarter century has been a fundamental rule of stroke care: “Time is brain!” “Unquestionably the longer therapy is delayed, the lesser the chance that it will be successful,” Dr. Gomez wrote in an editorial 25 years ago. “Simply stated: […]Continue Reading ...
A blood clot forming in the carotid artery. Credit: copyright American Heart Association In 1993, neurologist Camilo R. Gomez, MD, coined a phrase that for a quarter century has been a fundamental rule of stroke care: “Time is brain!” “Unquestionably the longer therapy is delayed, the lesser the chance that it will be successful,” Dr. […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain As children spend more time tethered to screens, there is increasing concern about potential harm to their visual development. Ophthalmologists—physicians who specialize in medical and surgical eye care—are seeing a marked increase in children with dry eye and eye strain from too much screen time. But does digital eyestrain cause lasting […]Continue Reading ...
August 7, 2018 As children spend more time tethered to screens, there is increasing concern about potential harm to their visual development. Ophthalmologists – physicians who specialize in medical and surgical eye care – are seeing a marked increase in children with dry eye and eye strain from too much screen time. But does digital […]Continue Reading ...
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