AI makes dentists’ work easier: New model helps localize the mandibular canals

In order to plan a dental implant operation and the implant size and position, dentists need to know the exact location of the mandibular canal, a canal located in both sides of the lower jaw that contains the alveolar nerve. The lower jaw is an anatomically complex structure and medical experts use X-ray and computer tomography (CT) models to detect […]

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Researchers find eating with someone else makes people eat smaller portions, but more often

A team of researchers at the University of Tokyo has found that people tend to consume smaller amounts of food when they are with someone else than when alone, but eat more often. In their paper published in the journal Royal Society Open Science, the group describes experiments they carried out with volunteer eaters and what they found. Prior studies […]

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Social networks: Less makes you happy

For two weeks, 20 minutes less time per day on Facebook To a invited this Experiment, researchers from Bonn nearly 140 test persons. The participation was rewarded; Afterwards they moved more, smoked less and were more satisfied. The positive effects were felt three months later. People who had reduced their time in the social network, took advantage of the platform […]

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Father makes this profoundly moving appeal to help save others

My battle to ensure no one dies needlessly like my brilliant boy: Father of Cambridge University student who died after a freak cardiac arrest makes this profoundly moving appeal to help save others Peter Hamlyn’s son Dominic, 24, suffered sudden adult death syndrome The Cambridge graduate became unresponsive in water and died  in hospital  Father is trying to raise awareness […]

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Mindfulness makes it easier to forget your fears

Mindfulness has previously been shown to help people handle negative emotions and is used as a treatment for anxiety related psychological disorders, but the underlying biological mechanisms are not fully understood. In a new study, published in Scientific Reports, researchers at University of Southern Denmark, among other universities, show that brief daily mindfulness training delivered through the HEADSPACE mindfulness app […]

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