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New research shows increase in pharmaceuticals polluting our waters

A team led by researchers from Radboud University in The Netherlands has reported that concentrations of pharmaceuticals in freshwater sources around the world are higher than ever.In a new paper published in...

Can telehealth be convenient and compassionate?

By now we all know that earlier this month a man in California was informed he was dying via a robot. Early headlines had people (at least the ones who only read headlines) thinking that a robotic doctor rolled...

Is the new “ketamine nasal spray” for depression worth the headline hype?

First of all, let's get something straight: patients are not getting a prescription to spray ketamine up their noses.Ketamine is a controlled substance used as an anesthetic, most commonly on animals. It's also been injected, mixed in drinks, snorted,...

Is the NIH trying to discourage collaboration between U.S. and Chinese researchers?

According to a report in the journal Science, Francis Collins, the director of the National Institutes of Health, sent a letter to 10,000 U.S.-based research institutions last summer stating his concern over "threats to the integrity of U.S. biomedical...

You can’t catch up on lost sleep, new study says

Many of us look to the weekends or vacations days to catch up on lost sleep. And while it may feel nice to get in those extra hours and not have to worry about your alarm going off, a...

Chronic pain patients using Pinterest to cope with symptoms

When it comes to using the Internet or social media to cope with medical conditions, Pinterest isn't the first platform that comes to mind. But new research from Virginia Commonwealth University titled "Pinning to Cope: Using Pinterest for Chronic...

Superbug genes found in the (formerly) last pristine place on Earth

Well, so much for the idea of a place on Earth untouched by bad human decisions.Antibiotic-resistant genes (ARGs), the result of overzealous prescription of antibiotics by doctors that lead to drug-resistant infections, have been found in the High Arctic, specifically...

Study shows Facebook users are happier if they quit the social network for a month

In somewhat surprising, but not totally unexpected, news it looks like quitting Facebook for a month makes people happier. This is according to new research out of Stanford and New York University. The subjects included 2488 Facebook users who...

Time spent in front of screens hinders child development

In a new study that shouldn’t surprise anyone, researchers found that children aged 2-5 years old who spent more time in front of screens fared worse in child development screening tests. The reason for their poor performance is quite...

Reduce digital eye strain with these blue-blocking glasses

If you're anything like me, you spend the majority of your day staring at a screen. In fact, with each passing year, the average amount of time a person spends staring at a device increases. The average American stares at...

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