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Virtual training gives young adults with autism stronger interview skills to obtain jobs

Young adults with autism spectrum disorder boosted their interviewing skills using a virtual reality training program, according to a new University of Michigan study. The virtual training sessions and separate preemployment assistance also significantly reduced anxiety and improved their access to jobs within six months compared to their counterparts who only received preemployment information. Autistic

Harry Potter's Jessie Cave Gives Update on Son After COVID Diagnosis

Recovery mode. Jessie Cave’s 3-month-old son, Tenn, is “home now” following his coronavirus battle. “Thank you for all the well wishes and messages of support,” the actress, 33, captioned a Thursday, January 7, Instagram slideshow with her baby boy. “Be safe everybody. Amazing care from everybody at Chelsea and Westminster.” The cartoonist’s social media update

New COVID-19 RNA test gives accurate results within minutes

University of Birmingham researchers have invented a COVID-19 test that reduces testing time from 30 minutes to under five, and delivers accurate results. The method is described in a preprint paper (yet to be peer-reviewed) published on MedRxiv, where the researchers also demonstrate the rapidity and sensitivity of their method using patient sample RNA provided

Chanel Iman Gives Birth to Baby No. 2 With Sterling Shepard

Model mom! Chanel Iman gave birth on Tuesday, December 17, welcoming her second baby with her husband, Sterling Shepard. “Our Christmas gift came early 👶🏽🎀,” Iman wrote, captioning an Instagram photo of the couple posing with their children from her hospital bed. She revealed that their daughter’s name is Cassie Snow Shepard. The Georgia native,

New study may have the reason why heart medication gives muscle pain

A study from McMaster University has found a potential mechanism explaining why some people who take drugs to lower their cholesterol develop sore, aching muscles. The use of statin drugs to significantly lower cholesterol, and ultimately reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, has become widespread and large-scale studies suggest that nearly half of Americans and

Texas woman gives birth to sextuplets in 9 minutes

Thelma Chiaka with (l. to r.) relative Ebere Ofor; Dr. Ziad Haidar, perinatologist who delivered the babies; and Dr. Israel Simchowit, neonatologist also on staff at The Woman’s Hospital of Texas. (The Women’s Hospital of Texas) A Houston woman gave birth to six babies in a span of nine minutes on Friday morning. Thelma Chiaka had

Grip strength of children gives clues about their future health

While other studies have shown that muscle weakness as measured by grip strength is a predictor of unhealthy outcomes—including cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, disability and even early mortality—this is the first to do so for adolescent health over time, a Baylor University researcher said. “What we know about today’s kids is that because of the

Beyoncé Gives Fans a Rare Glimpse of the Carter Twins

Beyoncé and Jay-Z aren’t private about many things, but when it comes to family life, the pair tends to keep things close to the vest. In fact, the couple is very protective of their children (what parent isn’t?). But it looks like we’re finally getting a glimpse into their current family life. On Wednesday, the

When life gives you lemons, you take more risks

Anyone needing a little excitement in their lives could do worse than suck a lemon, surprising new research at the University of Sussex suggests. Scientists at the Sussex Computer Human Interaction (SCHI) Lab say they have found for the first time empirical evidence that sour tastes lead to more risk-taking behaviour in a paper published