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Sleep abnormalities in different clinical stages of psychosis

Sleep abnormalities are commonly observed in individuals with schizophrenia and related psychotic disorders. Research shows that over half of people with these conditions have trouble sleeping. Poor sleep also often contributes to the development and worsening of

Left-handers are not at risk for mathematical learning difficulties

AoS. Left-handers are not at risk for mathematical learning difficulties.

Nearly one in every ten people is left-handed, a number that seems to have remained the same through time and place. Interestingly, individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders, such as low functioning autism or intellectual disability, are more likely

Duloxetine: a promising perioperative analgesic

Atlas of Science. Duloxetine: A Promising Perioperative Analgesic.

Duloxetine is a dual serotonin-norepinephrine receptor inhibitor that is commonly used as an antidepressant. This drug has traditionally been used for chronic pain conditions, such as fibromyalgia and back pain, showing positive recovery outcomes. Given these analgesic

Fasting blood glucose and prostate cancer: A meta-analysis of dose-response

Prostate cancer (PCa) is the most common cancer, and third leading cause of cancer deaths, in American men. So far, only a few well-established risk factors, including ageing and being racially black, are thought to be associated

IQ differences between right-handers and left-handers are negligible

How can we best approach the question of IQ differences between left-handers and right-handers? As with any scientific question, one should look at the scientific literature. Only there is an issue: when trying combinations of words, such

The relationship between cranberries ingestion and the reduction of the incidence of urinary tract infections

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common and are among the most frequent medical conditions requiring outpatient treatment. Approximately 80% of all UTIs occur in women, and 20% to 30% of women with a UTI will have a

Vitamin D3 supplementation and blood pressure: a meta-analysis

Hypertension is a chronic condition that can lead to renal disease, cardiovascular disease, stroke and mortality. Vitamin D plays an important role in regulation of calcium and bone homeostasis and associated with mortality, type 2 diabetes, metabolic

How localizable are language brain areas?

The interest in understanding how language is “localized” in the brain has existed for centuries. During the late 19th and early 20th century, the brain’s language area was thought to correspond to the region around the Sylvian