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Studded snow tires cost lives, says study

However, another significant factor is the mining of cobalt which is used in the studs. The most abundant source of cobalt is the Democratic Republic of Congo (DMR), where accidents in the small-scale mining industry are not uncommon, but poorly reported. The researchers think that, if anything, the impact of accidents is underrepresented in their…

Trump trusted less than Putin and Xi, says new global study

The poll of people in 25 countries found that just 27% of all respondents, on average, have confidence in Trump to “do the right thing in world affairs.” The most trusted international leader, by contrast, was German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who claimed the confidence of 52% of all respondents. Xi Jinping scored 34% and Vladimir…

Less sleep associated with risky behavior in teens, study says

By Naomi Thomas, CNN The amount a teenager sleeps is associated with how likely they are to engage in risky and suicidal behavior, a new study said. “Fewer hours of sleep on an average school night [is] associated with increased odds of all selected unsafe behaviors,” the authors wrote, including risk-taking while driving, such as…

Injecting tumours with gangrene-causing bacteria could help fight late-stage cancers, study reveals

A gangrene-causing bacteria which can be harmful at high doses may help treat late stage cancer patients where other options have failed, medical trials have shown. Safety tests on a new type of “bacterial therapy” found that tumours which have become resistant to other treatments became necrotic and shrank when injected with bacterial spores. University of…

Aspirin may reduce cancer spread: Study

London, Sep 30 (PTI) Taking aspirin can boost the survival of cancer patients and reduce the risk of the disease to others parts of the body, say scientists. Researchers analysed 71 medical studies, which looked at the survival of 120,000 patients with cancer who took aspirin, compared with 400,000 patients who did not. They showed…

Limited screen time linked to improved cognition in children, study suggests

Previous research has shown that excessive screen time may damage the brain, especially regions responsible for emotional processing, decision-making, attention and cognitive control. » RELATED: Is the blue light from your computer, phone screen slowly blinding you? A recent 10-year, cross-sectional observational study published in the Lancet Child and Adolescent Health journal adds to the body of work…

Limiting children’s recreational screen time to less than two hours a day linked to better cognition, study finds

Limiting recreational screen time to less than two hours a day, and having sufficient sleep and physical activity is associated with improved cognition, compared with not meeting any recommendations, according to an observational study of more than 4,500 US children aged 8-11 years old published in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health journal. Taken individually,…

This type of diet may prevent depression, study says

There are several ways to treat depression, and your diet might be one of them, according to a new report.  » RELATED: A Mediterranean diet could help reduce your risk of developing dementia Researchers from the University College London recently conducted an study, published in Molecular Psychiatry, to explore the role of nutrition in depression. To do so,…

The way Kavanaugh’s supporters are talking about sexual assault allegations can be dangerous, our new study finds.

Brett Kavanaugh and his wife, Ashley Estes Kavanaugh, answer questions about allegations of sexual misconduct during a FOX News interview with Martha MacCallum in Washington on Monday. (AP) Once again, the nation confronts a potential #MeToo moment, with accusations of sexual assault and misconduct against President Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh. The case…

Image from page 822 of “The United States of America; a study of the American commonwealth, its natural resources, people, industries, manufactures, commerce, and its work in literature, science, education, and self-government;” (1894)

Image from page 822 of “The United States of America; a study of the American commonwealth, its natural resources, people, industries, manufactures, commerce, and its work in literature, science, education, [ … ]

Cancer-related gene associations often reclassified, study says

Sept. 26 (UPI) — Nearly 25 percent of genetic variants associated with cancer that were previously listed as “uncertain significance” are subsequently reclassified, frequently being downgraded to benign, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center reviewed genetic testing results from 1.45 million individuals collected between 2006 and 2018,…

Eating junk food increases risk of depression: study

Garlic fries. PHOTO:REUTERS Eating junk food increases the likelihood of depression and medical professionals should dispense dietary advice as part of mental health treatment according to a new study, the Guardian reported. Traditional Mediterranean diets comprising fish, fruit, nuts and vegetables are less likely to cause depression, revealed the research that looks at people’s diets…

Mediterranean diet could prevent depression, new study finds

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