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Wednesday, 25 November 2020

Magnetic brain waves to detect injury and disease

Scientists at the University of Birmingham have developed a new sensor to measure weak magnetic signals in the brain, which has the potential to increase understanding of connectivity in the brain, and detect signs of traumatic brain injury, dementia and schizophrenia. Magnetic signals in the brain are measured by magnetoencephalography…

Vegan Diets Tied to Higher Bone Fracture Risk

MONDAY, Nov. 23, 2020 — Chew on this: Vegans face a 43% higher risk for bone fractures than meat eaters, a large British study warns. The rise in risk was not confined to vegans, who eat no meat, fish, dairy or eggs. The researchers also identified a notably higher risk…

Researchers create 3-D-printed nasal swab for COVID-19 testing

In response to the critical shortage of nasopharyngeal (NP) swabs early in the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Radiology at University of South Florida (USF) Health in Tampa set out to design, validate and create NP swabs using a point-of-care 3-D printer. Results of the first clinical trial of 3-D-printed…

This delicious chicken traybake is perfect for a post-workout dinner

We’re more than happy to dive into a steaming Epsom Salt bath or curl up with a hot water bottle to soothe sore muscles, but it’s important to help our body recover from the inside out. This Za’atar chicken, aubergine and squash traybake has all the ingredients to enable your…

“How can I stop myself from snoring?”

Written by Stylist Team Welcome to Stylist’s Sleep Diaries, where we’re taking a deep-dive into one of the most important (and elusive) factors in our day-to-day lives: sleep. To help us understand more about it, we’re inviting women to track their bedtime routines over a five-day period – and filing…

Coronavirus explainer: How the crown-wearing viruses infected the human race

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Coronaviruses are a diverse family of viruses, which can infect a large range of hosts. Due to their spike-like projections on their surface, they can resemble a…