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Feeling stressed? It’s ‘a bit weird,’ but tapping helps and it’s easy to learn

Almost two decades ago a colleague in the counseling field spoke of a technique that he said would help reduce stress. As a young academic and only a few years

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Sepsis risk alerts can help to protect patients in hospitals

A digital alert system to identify patients who are at risk of sepsis can reduce deaths and extended hospital stays, Imperial research has found. Real-world healthcare data has been used

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Can an accent influence moral decision-making?

When people are presented with a moral dilemma in their native language but the words are spoken with a foreign accent, it appears that they make more rational decisions. This

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Eight substances added to 15th Report on Carcinogens

Eight substances have been added to the Report on Carcinogens, bringing the total list to 256 substances that are known, or reasonably anticipated, to cause cancer in humans. This is

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A fatty designer molecule shows promise as an HIV treatment

A team of researchers at the Chinese Academy of Medical Science has found that a fatty molecule they created worked effectively against a monkey version of HIV. In their paper

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How neurons that wire together fire together

For amplifying sensory stimuli quickly and accurately, neuronal circuits require specific wiring. Some 70 years ago, the compelling idea that “neurons that fire together wire together” emerged. Yet, in computational

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Schools have a small but important role in early adolescents’ mental health

A study in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP) reports in adolescents 11–14 years old, that schools account for a small, but significant part

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