Innovative CareView app provides patient data on 7 conditions related to 40% of ED visits

Doctors at Indiana University Health hospitals now have faster, easier access to information about the patients they are treating in the emergency department. The CareView app, created in a partnership among Regenstrief Institute, Indiana Health Information Exchange (IHIE), IU Health and Indiana University School of Medicine, provides clinicians with only the most relevant information from a patient’s medical history related […]

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Using caffeine as a tool to study information processing

Researchers are using caffeine to study how the brain processes information, and a new study shows the effectiveness of this approach. A placebo-controlled study in adults, which uses a simple Go/NoGo task, is published in Journal of Caffeine and Adenosine Research. The article entitled “Caffeine as a Tool to Explore Active Cognitive Processing Stages in Two-Choice Tasks” was coauthored by […]

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How to embrace a ‘climate diet’

When the world is burning and the ice caps are melting, it’s hard to know what we, as individuals, can do to help the planet. Are our metal straws and reusable totes actually doing anything? One thing that will have an impact on our individual environmental footprint is how we eat. Enter: the climate diet. Vegans have been spouting the […]

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Want to be a wise guy in old age? Take testosterone

Taking testosterone supplements can boost men’s brain health into old age, a new research review has found. Researchers from Edith Cowan University (ECU) analyzed the results of previous randomized control trials that examined if taking testosterone supplements improved cognitive function in older men. They are now calling for Australian men to volunteer for a randomized control trial to test if […]

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Plans to ban the sale of energy drinks to teenagers are 'unscientific'

Government plans to ban the sale of energy drinks to children are ‘unscientific’ and ‘discriminatory’ as many contain LESS sugar than Pepsi, Coca Cola and Fanta, think-tank warns Report from independent think-tank said banning energy drinks ‘made no sense’  Many have more sugar than Coke, Pepsi and Fanta, which would not be banned  Caffeine in energy drinks significantly less than […]

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