Health research institute creates app to track sleeping habits | Taiwan News | RTI thumbnail

Health research institute creates app to track sleeping habits | Taiwan News | RTI

The National Health Research Institute has developed a smartphone app that helps users track their sleeping habits. Increasing amounts of research show that sticking to a regular sleep schedule is just as important as getting enough sleep. CONNECT Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadioTaiwanInternational Twitter: http://twitter.com/RadioTaiwan_Eng YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/RTIenglish Website: https://en.rti.org.tw Email: [email protected] #Taiwan #RadioTaiwanInternational #TaiwanNews

The effect of the gut microbiome on mental health | Kathleen Boshoff | TEDxUniversityofPretoria thumbnail

The effect of the gut microbiome on mental health | Kathleen Boshoff | TEDxUniversityofPretoria

Do we have mental health figured out all wrong? The possibilities of treatment lie in the gut, far away from the brain. Listen to Kathleen explore alternative forms of mental health treatment. “Research has always been my passion. I have always had a desire to know how the natural world works and spent a large…

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What Can We Do About the Diabetes Heart Health Connection?

Do you know about the link between diabetes and heart health? Dr. Rodgers and Barbra Streisand, legendary director, singer, actress, producer and co-founder of the Women’s Heart Alliance share tips on taking care of your diabetes and your heart. Learn more: https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/diabetes/overview/managing-diabetes/4-steps — Transcript: DR. RODGERS: Women with diabetes can lower their chances of heart…

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Apple Hearing Study | Michigan Public Health

Using the new Apple Research app, Michigan Public Health researcher Rick Neitzel, associate professor of Environmental Health Sciences at Michigan Public Health, has partnered with Apple to study sound exposure and its impact on hearing health. Using a person’s iPhone and Apple Watch to measure levels of sound exposure, the study will explore the effects…

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The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change: 2019 report

The 2019 report of the Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change shows that climate change is already damaging the health of the world’s children and is set to shape the wellbeing of an entire generation unless the world meets Paris Agreement targets to limit warming to well below 2˚C. Read the 2019 report: https://hubs.ly/H0lN8md0…

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From DNA to Diagnosis: Healthcare Triage Podcast

Aaron talks to Dr. Tatiana Foroud about her career and her current work in genetics and genomics. Her work spans from the early days of searching for DNA markers for rare disorders to today’s search for genetic causes and potential treatments around Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Foroud’s career relates a story about how the technology and…

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National Dental Research Institute Singapore to drive oral health innovation in Asia

Projects pushed out by the new National Dental Research Institute Singapore has helped make dental treatment painless. The institute, launched on Nov 4, hopes to drive innovation and oral health research in Asia. For example, it has introduced a patch smaller than a 10-cent coin which contains micro needles to administer anaesthesia, making it less…

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Bad sleep doesn't just affect your health — it's ruining your social life

Losing or gaining sleep might not seem like a huge deal, but the effects are profound. Scientists are starting to uncover the ways that losing sleep can hurt relationships with the people around us. UC Berkeley’s Eti Ben Simon studies the effects of sleep on our daily lives. —————————————-­­­­­­————————– Subscribe! http://bit.ly/1fUWHyY Fig. 1 explores new…