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  • ‘Intensive blood pressure management’ may preserve brain health.

    August 15, 2019 by

    New research compares intensive blood pressure control with standard blood pressure management and finds that the former correlates with a lower chance of developing white matter lesions later in life. Managing your blood pressure ‘intensively’ may prevent brain damage later in life, new research suggests. Numerous large, cohort studies have linked midlife hypertension to mild cognitive impairment and dementia later on.… Read more

  • BSc in Computer Science

    August 9, 2019 by

    Awarding Institution: Unicaf UniversityDelivery Mode: Online Qualification Awarded: Bachelor in Computer ScienceLanguage of Instruction: English With the world being driven by computers, a degree in Computer Science is vital. Areas like computing and information technology, security, database and web development will be explored.  The degree will provide students with both theoretical and practical computer science knowledge and skills… Read more

  • Using an ‘obesity simulation suit’ to reveal prejudice among med students.

    August 9, 2019 by

    Obesity has been, and still is, the subject of much stigmatization. A new, proof-of-concept study uses role-play to reveal the bias against people with obesity among medical students. Healthcare professionals may discriminate against people with obesity. In all walks of life, people with obesity tend to face subconscious stigmatization and prejudice. Many people with obesity have experienced… Read more

  • My First Blog Post

    August 7, 2019 by

    Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. This is the first post on my new blog. I’m just getting this new blog going, so stay tuned for more. Subscribe below to get notified when I post new updates.

  • Waiter, There’s A Monkey In My Soup!

    August 19, 2019 by

    As I was mowing the lawn this morning, Modern Philosophers, I got to thinking about how much I hated the task.  Then I wondered how anyone could possibly choose to mow lawns for a living. Shortly thereafter,  I remembered that I put myself through college as a busboy, waiter, and bartender.  So, obviously, not every… Read more

  • What is neuroscience?

    August 15, 2019 by

    Neuroscientists focus on the brain and its impact on behavior and cognitive functions, or how people think. They also investigate what happens to the nervous system when people have neurological, psychiatric, and neurodevelopmental disorders. A neuroscientist can specialize in a wide range of fields, from neuroanatomy to neuropsychology. Research in this field can improve our… Read more

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