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Landmark Apple Watch AFib study yields mixed results

Dive Brief: Final results from the landmark Apple Heart Study, which studied if a heart-rate pulse sensor can be used to identify atrial fibrillation, were published by Stanford University researchers in the New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday. The Apple-funded study that began with roughly 419,000 volunteers found a low likelihood of getting an… Read More »

Magnetic Scanner Small Enough for Kids to Study Brain Development

As kids grow, their brains undergo a development process that is poorly understood. Children can have short attention spans, move around a lot, and are not easy to get into and then keep still inside a stationary scanner. Now, a collaboration of scientists from University of Nottingham, University of Oxford, and University College London has… Read More »

Vitamin C And The Common Cold (STUDY)

Vitamin C appears to be especially beneficial for individuals under intense physical stress. In five studies of people with intense short term physical stress, the incidence of the common cold was cut in half with the use of vitamin C. Three of the studies observed marathon runners, one researched Swiss school children at a skiing… Read More »

High schoolers who don’t date are less depressed than their counterparts who do, study says

But a recent study published in the Journal of School Health reveals that adolescents who choose not to date fare as well as, or better than, their coupled counterparts in social and leadership skills. They’re also less depressed. “We know that romantic relationships are very common among adolescents — in fact, a majority have been… Read More »