It’s long been the case that the need to wear glasses has been conflated with a higher intelligence. But what if improving vision in children actually led to better performance in school?
Offices and workplaces go through structural and aesthetic change all the time. Files and personal belongings moved from one site to another can be left untouched for years, decades even.
Hook-up apps like Tinder are hotter than ever, but be careful not to get burned – a study has shown that such apps carry a higher infection risk than dating sites or old-fashioned club meetings.
The films of David Cronenberg have often been concerned with the inner and outer workings of the body.
Next time you go to get your hair done, just think what effect it might have on people around you. No, not your friends, who may be horrified by your drastic new do – the hairdresser whose bloodstream might be affected by the carcinogenic properties in permanent dyes and perming products.
In space, no one can save you from your headaches. That’s the word from a study into elevated levels of CO2 on the International Space Station, published last month in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).
Let the music play – but not at the expense of your hearing. That’s the message that comes from research showing that professional musicians are almost four times more likely to suffer from noise-induced deafness than the general public.
All new parents know the horrors of sleepless nights as your cherished pride and joy cries for food with a shriek so primal it would lift you out of your skin.
The character of Mr Spock has intrigued and entertained audiences since his first appearance in Star Trek in the 1960s. A new article in the British Journal of Psychiatry (BJPsych) now suggests that he shares many characteristics with those who suffer from autism.