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Medicine

Why A Long Night's Sleep May Be Bad For You

Posted in Medicine on 29th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Many of us try to get 8 hours of sleep each night. This is widely assumed to be the ideal amount; but some experts now say it's too much, and may actually be unhealthy.

Night Vision Eyedrops Allow Vision Of Up To 50m In Darkness

Posted in Medicine on 28th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

A group of scientists in California have successfully created eye drops that temporarily enable night vision.

Blood Test Uses Human Stem Cells To Predict Severe Drug Reactions

Posted in Medicine on 27th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Scientists have developed a blood test using human stem cells that predicts whether new drugs will cause severe side effects.

Why Don't Animals Get Schizophrenia (and How Come We Do)?

Posted in Medicine on 26th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Research suggest an evolutionary link between the disorder and what makes us human.

Depression Distorts People's Perception Of Time, Study Finds

Posted in Medicine on 24th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

A new study finds that depressed people have a general feeling that time is passing more slowly, or even that it has stopped.