In a drug trial of patients in the early stages of Alzheimer's, an experimental drug 'Lecanemab' slowed the progress of the disease by 27%.
Doomscrolling linked to poor physical and mental health, study finds
'Doomscrolling' is where you compulsively seek out bad news on the web—'doomscrolling' can effect both physical and mental health.
Real Men Read: Raising Boys Who Love to Read
Too many boys see reading as something only girls do—a program in the US, 'Real Men Read', has been set up to provide boys with male role models who do read and enjoy reading.
Semiotics of dogs
This article argues that in some societies, the dog you own can signal your social class, preferences and even your personality.
Smartphones might actually be improving your memory
A new study suggests that digital (phone) technology might be improving our memories.
Depression is probably not caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain—new study
For decades, researchers believed that depression was caused by a ‘chemical imbalance’ in the brain, i.e. an imbalance of a brain chemical called serotonin. However, new research indicates that may not be the case.
An ancient technique can improve your attention span
The modern world, with all its distractions, can inhibit our ability to focus. But the author of this article asserts that an ancient technique offers a means to increase our attention span.
Dr Saul Newman: debunking the 'Blue Zone' longevity myth
Okinawa in Japan and Sardinia in Italy are two of the places famous for having a high number of centenarians. However, these so-called 'Blue Zones' might not appear to be what they claim, and fraud and lying might be why these places seem to have a lot of centenarians.
Colorful urban environments, even in virtual reality, can help city-dwellers’ wellbeing
According to a new study, introducing bright and green colours into our cities can make people happier and calmer—this also applies to virtual cities, cities that only exist online.