Health

Tuning Into Brainwave Rhythms Speeds up Learning in Adults

Summary: Tuning into a person’s brain wave cycle before they perform a learning task can dramatically improve the speed at which cognitive skills improve. Source: University of Cambridge Scientists have shown for the first time that briefly tuning into a person’s individual brainwave cycle before they perform a learning task dramatically boosts the speed at …

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Breakthrough Omicron BA.1/BA.2 infections in the triple-vaccinated linked to broad-based immunity

The Omicron variant of concern (VOC) of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) spread rapidly, displacing earlier variants worldwide. It caused large numbers of breakthrough infections even in those people who had hybrid immunity (“generated through a combination of vaccination and infection”). Serological studies indicated this was associated with suboptimal immune reactions in …

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Heart Disease Breakthrough: New Immune Target Discovered

Heart disease, also known as cardiovascular disease, is a leading cause of death worldwide. It refers to a group of conditions that affect the heart and blood vessels, including coronary artery disease, heart failure, and arrhythmias. Research has identified suPAR as a protein that contributes to the development of atherosclerosis and kidney disease, offering new …

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Smartphone app that could help identify stroke symptoms as they occur 

Scientists develop smartphone app that spots stroke symptoms as they occur — looking at facial droopiness and slurred speech By Xantha Leatham Deputy Science Editor For The Daily Mail Published: 16:16 GMT, 2 February 2023 | Updated: 16:19 GMT, 2 February 2023 In the US one person suffers a stroke every 40 seconds, and in …

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