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Amusan shatters 100m hurdles world record to revive super shoes debate

Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan reignited the debate about track and field’s new super shoes as she unexpectedly shattered the 100m hurdles world record in Eugene. On a night when Mondo Duplantis

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Growing evidence supports the link between air pollution and dementia

Imperial researchers contribute to a report highlighting how air pollution contributes to dementia and a decline in mental ability. The independent review, published this week by the UK Health Security

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Studying rheumatoid arthritis in modern-day patients may shed new light on disease’s past

A University of Saskatchewan (USask) graduate student is studying specimens from knee replacement surgeries in modern patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) to better understand the history and progression of the

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Could gaming improve people’s mental health by combating anxiety?

In 2017, Ninja Theory, advised by Cambridge academic Professor Paul Fletcher, took the gaming world by storm with Hellblade, which accurately depicted psychosis. Now the company has teamed up with

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New breath-driven concept set to transform access to hand prosthetics

A revolutionary new hand prosthesis powered and controlled by the user’s breathing has been developed by researchers at the University of Oxford. The simple lightweight device offers an alternative to

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Exposure to urban greenness has unequal effects on men’s and women’s mental health

Exposure to urban greenness leads to greater mental health benefits for women, although they are less likely to use these green spaces as frequently for reasons mainly related to safety

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Chemotherapy drug temozolomide analog shows promise in treating glioma

A team of researchers from Yale University and Yale School of Medicine has developed a temozolomide analog for use as a chemotherapy drug in treating glioma. In their paper published

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