New tool helps people with chronic mental health problems enrich lives

A new study by Colorado State University researchers has demonstrated that for people with chronic mental health conditions, sometimes simple changes to daily routines can significantly improve their quality of life. In 2017, Associate Professor Karen Atler of CSU’s Department of Occupational Therapy and her graduate students explored the relationship between the daily activities and […]

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Research highlights powers of exercise recovery with Montmorency cherries

Researchers at Northumbria University and St Mary’s University have revealed just how effective Montmorency tart cherry juice products can be in helping people recover after exercise. For more than 10 years, Professor Glyn Howatson—a research leader and Professor in Human and Applied Physiology—has led ground-breaking research into the positive effects of drinking Montmorency cherry juice […]

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Machines can do most of a psychologist’s job. The industry must prepare for disruption

Psychology and other “helping professions” such as counselling and social work are often regarded as quintessentially human domains. Unlike workers in manual or routine jobs, psychologists generally see no threat to their career from advances in machine learning and artificial intelligence. Economists largely agree. One of the most wide-ranging and influential surveys of the future […]

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Tumor suppressor gene also essential for hormone-controlled development, tissue regeneration and stress-response

Adult progenitor cells are present in the Drosophila fly as early as its larvae stage. These cells are the only ones that are maintained throughout development and they are responsible for giving rise to adult tissues and organs. Headed by Jordi Casanova (also an IBMB-CSIC researcher), the Development and Morphogenesis in Drosophila lab at IRB […]

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Study highlights healthcare barriers women with disabilities face during pregnancy

Women with disabilities are nearly twice as likely to experience life-threatening pregnancy complications or maternal death compared to their peers, a study by University of Toronto researchers has found. The finding, published recently in the journal JAMA Network Open, is the result of the largest study of maternal outcomes for women with disabilities in Canadian […]

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