A trial virtual emergency consultation program for eye patients has led to quicker treatment times and removed the need for follow up hospital appointments in more than half of cases, according to researchers.
A biologist at Louisiana State University conducted a pioneering research study that could help us to better understand the role of dopamine in stress resilience in humans through analyzing wild songbirds. This study could lead to increased prevention and treatment of stress-related disorders.
For most schoolchildren, misbehavior ends with some kind of punishment; the naughty step, detention, suspension or exclusion. However, in Hertfordshire a pioneering school for vulnerable young children is turning that approach on its head. Instead of dishing out punishments, Haywood Grove school in Hemel Hempstead is encouraging pupils to regulate their own behavior and sort out their own problems.