Early-life exposure to high levels of air pollution was associated with poor inhibitory control during later childhood and poorer academic performance during adolescence.
The desire of older adults to live to an advanced aged was significantly reduced by hypothetical adverse life events, such as the prospects of developing dementia or chronic pain conditions.
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A new study links a distinct pattern of genetic mutations with OCD in humans.
Study confirms stress can accelerate premature graying of hair, but there is hope. Reducing stress helps to restore some of your natural color.
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Applying AI technology, researchers teach a robot to make appropriate reactive human facial expressions. Scientists say this could help build trust between humans and the humanoid robots they interact with.
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Short-term exposure to air pollution, even lower level pollution from charcoal grills or gridlock traffic, can have a negative impact on cognition. However, taking an NSAID medication, such as aspirin, can help minimize the impact.
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From impairing nervous system function and changing bacterial communities in the microbiome to increasing oxidative stress and inflammation, researchers report on the ways in which exposure to chemical pollution harms the body.