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Binge-watching TV increases likelihood of blood clots by 35%

Scientists suggest taking breaks when binge-watching TV to avoid blood clots - with four hour sessions increasing the likelihood by 35%.
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Misogyny towards women’s sports common amongst male fans

Research analysing online message boards finds male football fans are commonly misogynistic, hostile, and sexist towards women’s sports.

Reversing destruction of biodiversity should be top priority

Over 50 experts say reversing biodiversity loss will take take more than placing protection on land and sea zones.
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Childhood vocabulary can predict future emotional regulation

A team find that expressive vocabulary at the age of 5-7 can predict likelihood of good emotional regulation, four years later.
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Students retain information even when watching lectures at double-speed

Students can still retain information when watching their lectures at up to twice the speed, as recorded lectures have expanded during the pandemic.
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Scientists discover how Zika Virus evades cellular antiviral response

The human immune system is an intricate web designed to stop invading pathogens - but with over 200 virus species capable of infecting humans, some have a way to break through.
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Study says breastmilk does not pass COVID to babies

Scientists say that breastfeeding will not pass COVID-19 onto a child - there was no infectious material found in the milk itself.
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Higher risk of death at emergency centres with 5+ hour wait times

Research finds that waiting over 5 hours in emergency care before admission to hospital is linked to a heightened risk of death from any cause.
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Which groups are impacted by decreased cervical cancer screenings?

A survey points out the low number of cervical cancer screenings across the US, whilst examining which demographics are being hit the hardest.
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Successful adaptation after immigration helped by cultural similarities

Research looking at successful immigration - analysing those who remain in their new locations as opposed to those who leave - finds that cultural similarities play a key role in the decision.
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How has COVID-19 posed challenges for kids with ADHD?

Youth with ADHD have been found to have a greater risk of experiencing COVID-19 symptoms and disruptions, including sleep problems, fear and anxiety related to infection risk.
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Healthy cardiovascular habits taught young can lower heart disease risk

Teaching children about healthy habits can achieve lasting lifestyle changes, lowering cardiovascular disease risk through a multidisciplinary approach.
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Study finds three doses of Pfizer vaccine can handle Omicron

New data suggests that the Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine, at three doses, is enough to stop the Omicron variant from creating severe COVID.

Iodine in desert dust may be helping the climate

The iodine in desert dust has the ability to decrease ozone air pollution - however, it also allows greenhouse gases to stick around for longer.
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Germany taking steps towards removing Nazi-era abortion law

German Justice Minister Marco Buschmann, is attempting to overturn a Nazi-era law forbidding medical professionals to share information on abortion procedures.
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Scientists use bio-logging devices for killer whale conservation

Scientists use biologging devices to track animal behaviour in order to build conservation strategies for killer whales, and other endangered animals.
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The collapse of populist support during the pandemic

A new mega-dataset finds that during the pandemic, support for populist parties and politicians has minimised since 2020.
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New guide to help identify eating disorders in the emergency room

With between 1.25 and 3.4 million people in the UK suffering with eating disorders, how are they still slipping through the gaps of modern healthcare?
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Vaccine passports: Reimagining their cybersecurity

Jonathan Jackson, BlackBerry, looks at how vaccine passports and digital vaccine certificates could work - while facing off with cyber-criminals across the world.
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Social care is in crisis, but technology is here to help

Paul Berney, CMO at Anthropos, explores how technology could help relieve the burden on the UK’s stretched social care staff.

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