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Excess smartphone use linked to mental distress, suicidality

Physicians, teachers and families need to work together with youth to decrease possible harmful effects of smartphones and social media on their relationships, sense of self, sleep, academic performance, and emotional well-being, Feb 11, 2020
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Protein linked to commonest cause of blindness identified

The protein, called FHR4, was found by the team to be present at higher levels in the blood of patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) compared to individuals of a similar age without the disease, according to a study published in the journal Nature Communications. Feb 8, 2020
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Eat your food with hands to enjoy it more

The study, published in the Journal of Retailing, revealed that when high self-control individuals touch food directly with their hands, compared to when they use cutlery, they not only find what they eat -- tastier and more satisfying -- but also eat more. Feb 8, 2020

This pain medication may up hip fracture risk

Tramadol is used to help relieve moderate to moderately severe pain. It is similar to opioid (narcotic) analgesics and works in the brain to change feeling and response of the body to pain. Feb 6, 2020