HEALTH NOTES: Covid-proof clip makes cancer check-ups safe

HEALTH NOTES: Covid-proof clip makes cancer check-ups safe Surgeons are using a specialised clip to trap coughs and sneezes – to make vital check-ups on patients with suspected cancer in the nose and throat ‘Covid-proof’. Every year, thousands of patients undergo a procedure that involves having a thin tube containing a microscopic camera inserted into the nose and down into […]

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Experts share mistakes everyone makes when doing core workouts

If you’ve gone to the effort of working out, it’s always a good idea to make sure you’re doing it right, not only to avoid injury but to ensure you aren’t wasting your time. But one particular workout that can be particularly hard to master is (of course) core workouts, which is exactly why we’ve spoken to health and fitness […]

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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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