Australian researchers on Saturday said they have discovered a way to assess human hearing ability by tracking heart rates, pointing to better analysis of communication and language development.
Heart rate tracking technique points to better detection of hearing ability
Just 10 countries were responsible for three-quarters of a global surge in measles cases last year, the UN children's agency said on Friday, including one of the world's richest nations, France.
UN warns of 'complacency' as measles cases soar worldwide
Cholesterol is a fatty substance, also referred to as a lipid, and there are two main types — LDL (bad) cholesterol and HDL (good) cholesterol. HDL stands for high-density lipoproteins and LDL stands for low-density lipoproteins. This is labelled ‘bad’ cholesterol because high levels can lead to a buildup of cholesterol in your arteries. While some cholesterol is vital for normal function of the body, having high cholesterol can narrow the arteries and lead to heart attack and stroke.
The supplement proven to lower ‘bad’ cholesterol levels
Millions of women wrongly believe smear tests can detect ovarian cancer, experts warned.
Millions of women mistakenly believe smear test detects ovarian cancer
Teen-agers and young adults who intentionally hurt themselves engage in such behavior based, in part, on how they experience pain and their emotional distress, according to a Rutgers (the State University of New Jersey) study.
How young adults experience pain affects self-injury, Rutgers study finds
A radical Parkinson's treatment that delivers a drug directly to the brain has been tested in people.
Radical Parkinson's treatment tested in patients
More than half of home health workers in the US don't have enough information to properly care for patients, according to a new survey in Colorado.
Survey: 60 percent of home health workers in the US lack info for patient care
Brain cells recorded as among the least electrically active during a specific task may be the most important to doing it right.
'Silent-type' cells play greater role in brain behavior than previously thought
Breakfast cereals still contain 'unacceptable' amounts of sugar and supermarkets' own-brand products are the worst offenders, campaigners have warned.
Nearly half of breakfast cereals still contain too much sugar
Children’s multivitamins on sale in Tesco, Boots and other major stores are ‘misleading’ parents, experts have warned, after research found the vast majority fail to provide enough vitamin D
Child multivitamins ‘misleading’ parents by providing less than recommended vitamin D, experts warn

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