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Researchers are working on a pill for loneliness, as studies suggest the condition is worse than obesity

The volunteers at the University of Chicago’s Brain Dynamics Laboratory, all otherwise young and healthy, were tied together by really only one thing: nearly off-the-chart scores on the most widely used scale measuring loneliness. Asked how often they felt they had no one they could turn to, how often they felt their relationships seemed superficial… Read More »

Hidden home is bigger than it looks

A commanding street presence is a term often used to attach value to a property, however the brief Architect Andrew Child received for a build in Inverloch, on the Victorian coast, south-east of Melbourne asked for quite the opposite. “This project was unique in that it’s a house that attempts to minimise its street presence,”… Read More »

More than a third of people in the Americas may have obstructive sleep apnea

(Reuters Health) – Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may affect as many as 37% of adults in North, Central and South America, according to a review of epidemiological studies presented June 9 at Sleep 2019, the annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies in San Antonio, Texas. The finding was no surprise to the review’s… Read More »

More Than Half Of Surgical Stapler Malfunctions Went To Hidden FDA Database

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). The Food and Drug Administration has acknowledged that more than 56,000 never-before-disclosed surgical stapler malfunctions were quietly reported to the agency from 2011 through 2018. The newly acknowledged reports were detailed in an executive summary for FDA advisers. The agency convened a meeting of… Read More »