Oct 22 - Digital junk: Unhealthy brands using Facebook to target young people - 22 October 2014 - World-first research by the University of Sydney reveals that junk food brands are engaging with young Facebook users to promote unhealthy foods which can contribute to obesity and lifestyle diseases.
Medicine Oct 21

Researchers assessed if infants spent longer tracking a person's face compared to an inanimate object - Scientists at the University of Liverpool, King's College London and the University of Manchester have found that an infant's preference for a person's face, rather than an object, is associated with lower levels of unemotional behaviours in toddlerhood.

Medicine Oct 21
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Current risk-assessment tools failed to predict the majority of women who later experienced major fractures - Enrique Rivero - To reduce the risk of bone fractures and the complications arising from them, the United States Preventive Services Task force (USPSTF) recommends that all women age 65 and older be tested and treated for low bone mineral density.

Medicine Oct 21

A revolutionary medical technique using sound waves to identify osteoarthritis in the knee has been developed by researchers.

Medicine Oct 21

An experimental drug currently being trialled for influenza and Ebola viruses could have a new target: norovirus, often known as the winter vomiting virus.

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