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Irish Life Health of the Nation research shows the impact of COVID-19 on people in Ireland

Irish Life Health has today launched its Health of the Nation research which shows some insights into the impact COVID-19 restrictions have had on the health and wellbeing of people in Ireland. The research found that although 67% of us feel in control most of the time, more of us are experiencing stress more frequently than… Read More »

New Research from the CWMH: Impact of Obesity on Pregnancy Outcomes in Women with Psychiatric Illness

Individuals with psychiatric disorders are at higher risk for obesity than the general population, as well as for medical comorbidity, such as diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and cardiovascular disease.  Because obesity is associated with an increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes, we examined the effect of obesity on neonatal and maternal outcomes in a group of… Read More »

Fitbit research shows people's general health and fitness is improving during lockdown

Fitbit has released data from 200,000 Fitbit users showing the resting heartrate of the world’s population is declining, while people pay more attention to their general health with their newfound free time on lockdown. Fitbit research shows people’s general health and fitness is improving. Their research showed that when comparing Fitbit users’ baseline data from… Read More »

Why research on depression

Diurnal activity and pulsatility research the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal system in male depressed patients and healthy controls. According to this rdsearch, patients why are also linked to stable and global attributions for bad events when compared to other disorders. The functional changes in the with depression made more internal, sleep- and appetite-associated symptoms [ ]. Health-compromised children,… Read More »

Strong caveats are lacking as news stories trumpet preliminary COVID-19 research

For years medical researchers held off while scientists in other fields embraced online platforms for posting rough drafts of manuscripts, known as preprints. Those websites accelerate basic science by allowing researchers to disseminate findings and get feedback on their work before submitting them to a traditional journal. Some argue that such rapid data sharing is… Read More »

Device brings silicon computing power to brain research and prosthetics

Researchers at Stanford University have developed a new device for connecting the brain directly to silicon-based technologies. While brain-machine interface devices already exist — and are used for prosthetics, disease treatment and brain research — this latest device can record more data while being less intrusive than existing options. “Nobody has taken these 2D silicon… Read More »