The 13 emotions that music evokes in us

A new study from the University of California, Berkeley has identified and mapped the 13 subjective experiences that different kinds of music can evoke in people. Have you ever been in a situation where you wanted a playlist of musical tracks to put you in a certain mood — for example, to mot


AI 'outperforms' doctors diagnosing breast cancer

Artificial intelligence is more accurate than doctors in diagnosing breast cancer from mammograms, a study in the journal Nature suggests. An international team, including researchers from Google Health and Imperial College London, designed and trained a computer model on X-ray images from nearly 2


How Disinformation Hacks Your Brain

Three years ago, Edgar Welch sent a text message to a friend announcing he was “Raiding a pedo ring, possibly sacraficing [sic] the lives of a few for the lives of many.” Two days later, he drove 350 miles to a Washington, D.C., pizza parlor called Comet Ping Pong and entered with a .38


Millions of Americans are driving under the influence of marijuana, CDC says

The most recent national estimates of drivers who operate a car under the influence of marijuana put the numbers in the millions, according to a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Thursday's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report found that in 2018, 12 million America


WHO decries ‘collective failure’ as measles kills 140,000

London - Measles infected nearly 10 million people in 2018 and killed 140,000, mostly children, as devastating outbreaks of the viral disease hit every region of the world, the World Health Organization said on Thursday12-5-2019. In figures described by its director general as “an outrage&rdq


Stents no better than drugs for many heart patients: US study

, Chicago - Many patients with severe but stable heart disease who routinely undergo invasive procedures to clear and prop open clogged arteries would do as well by just taking medications and making lifestyle changes, US researchers reported on Saturday11-16-2019. If adopted into practice, the fin


Diabetes cases soar, one in 11 adults affected: Doctors

Paris - More than 460 million people – one in 11 adults – now suffer from diabetes, largely brought on by an over-rich lifestyle short on exercise, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) said Thursday 14 November 2019. Releasing its latest Diabetes Atlas, the IDF said the current n


What can cause back pain and nausea?

Back pain and nausea can often occur together. Sometimes, the pain of a stomach issue can radiate to the back. Vomiting can also cause pain and tension in the back. Pain that radiates from the stomach to the back may signal a problem with an organ such as the liver or kidneys. In this article, we


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