Articles By Nsikan Akpan
- Gene mutation in oxytocin receptor tied to facial recognition ability in autistic children.
- Txt4health public messenger services warns citizens of Detroit and Cincinnati about diabetes risks and changes lifestyle habits.
- German clinical trial finds that deep brain stimulation enhances the driving skills of Parkinson’s disease patients.
- Stanford study reveals how the swine flu vaccine Pandemrix caused narcolepsy in children and adolescents by triggering an autoimmune brain disorder.
Doctors Aren’t Learning Cost-Conscious Care: 85% Of Residency Programs Don’t Teach How To Save Patients MoneyCourses on cost-saving only feature in 15% of internal medicine residency programs. Meanwhile, cost-conscious care could save the U.S. $750 billion in unnecessary medical spending.
- A new, inexpensive microchip quickly diagnoses patients with HIV/AIDS and could lead to a simple finger stick test for the disease.
- The economic development of countries improves life satisfaction up to $36,000.
- Harvard and Stanford study finds West Coast NFL teams have benefited over the last 40 years thanks to the body’s internal clock.
- Gut feelings, rather than conscious attitudes, are a better predictor for whether a marriage will remain happy, according to research from Florida State University.
- Oxygen deprivation, also known as hypoxia, improves walking endurance for people with spinal injuries.
New Tongue-Guided Wheelchair Wins Hearts In Clinical Trial: Disabled Given New Freedom Through InventionMagnetic tongue piercings can guide wheelchairs for the paralyzed, according to a new study from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
- Study finds that poor at-home lighting aggravates the vision difficulties connected with glaucoma.