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Limiting children’s recreational screen time to less than two hours a day linked to better cognition

Only one in 20 US children in the study met the full recommended guidelines on recreational screen time, physical activity and sleep. Limiting recreational screen time to less than two hours a day, and having sufficient sleep and physical activity is associated with improved cognition, compared with not meeting any recommendations, according to an observational

Better understanding of how colon cancer develops and progresses

Researchers from the University of Luxembourg have discovered a molecular mechanism that is responsible for the spread of cancer cells in the body and the development of metastases in patients with colon cancer. Their findings could help to develop treatments that inhibit tumor growth. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is among the most prevalent cancer types worldwide,

Better assessments for early age-related macular degeneration

The European MACUSTAR consortium is conducting a multi-country clinical study on age-related macular degeneration (AMD) coordinated by the University of Bonn. The clinical study focuses on the intermediate stage of the disease, in which a person’s vision under low-light and low-contrast conditions is impaired. Throughout Europe, a total of 20 study centers will recruit and

Including Indigenous youth helps guide better sport and recreation opportunities

Incorporating Indigenous cultures, traditions and connections to the land is one of four key recommendations policy makers and program planners should consider when developing sport and recreation opportunities for Indigenous youth, according to a University of Alberta study. Led by associate professor Tara-Leigh McHugh, a recent systematic review of 20 Canadian-based sport and recreation studies

Having a Baby Made Me a Better Employee

When I was getting ready to return to work after having a baby, I was filled with dread about how I was going to juggle everything. I was worried about how I would handle the emotional toll of leaving my new baby for the majority of our waking hours each day. And I also gathered

Pembrolizumab Not Better Than PTX for Advanced Gastric Cancer

MONDAY, July 2, 2018 — For patients with previously treated advanced gastric cancer or gastro-esophageal junction cancer, pembrolizumab does not result in a significant improvement in overall survival compared with paclitaxel, according to a study published online June 4 in The Lancet. Kohei Shitara, M.D., from National Cancer Center Hospital East in Kashiwa, Japan, and

These 7 Foods Will Wake You Up Better Than Coffee

There are some days when you just can’t stop yawning, even after a full night’s rest. But coffee may not solve the problem, and it could actually make things worse—especially if you’re adding a bunch of fake sweetener to stay within your recommended sugar intake. Sure, you’ll feel energised for a while, but you’re going

Better implants key to repair damaged knees

People whose knees have been affected by osteoarthritis, also known as the ‘wear and tear’ arthritis, often have to get knee implants to repair the damage. But if a knee implant does not fit the specific individual, it can lead to soft tissue damage, collapsing of the underlying bone, loosening of the implant and an