Tag Archives: Research

Research links air pollution and dementia

Air pollution has been linked to an increased risk of developing dementia later in life, Australian researchers have found. A study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease on Wednesday shows rates of dementia were more likely when people were exposed over a long period of time to two air pollutants. The two pollutants are… Read More »

Study provides insight into spatial repellents as method to reduce infection of vector-borne diseases, encourages additional research

by Jessica Sieff A new report from the World Health Organization says initial results from a five-year study into the efficacy of spatial repellents encourage further research into their potential impact to reduce infection of vector-borne diseases including malaria, Zika and dengue fever. According to researchers at the University of Notre Dame, data from a clinical trial… Read More »

Research finds connecting patients with their community could transform healthcare – Medical Xpress

Andrew Gallan, Ph.D., lead author of the article and an assistant professor in FAU’s marketing department in the College of Business. Credit: Florida Atlantic University Engaging a wider range of resources to connect patients with organizations within their community can help transform healthcare and improve overall well-being, according to new research published in the Journal… Read More »

The best medical AI research (that you probably haven’t heard of)

By LUKE OAKDEN-RAYNER I’ve been talking in recent posts about how our typical methods of testing AI systems are inadequate and potentially unsafe. In particular, I’ve complainedthat all of the headline-grabbing papers so far only do controlled experiments, so we don’t how the AI systems will perform on real patients. Today I am going to highlight… Read More »

Why Do Young People Have Unsafe Sex? Research Reveals SHOCKING Reasons Why

Image is for representation only (Photo Credits: IANS) Toronto, March 19: Factors such as gender, sexual orientation and the desire to form lasting romantic relationships appear to influence sexual risk-taking among young adults, a new study suggests. The study, published in the Journal of Sex Research, categorised people into three groups — heterosexual men, heterosexual women,… Read More »