Archives for: October 2021

In the Future, AI Could Help Screen for Mental Health Disorders

October 27th, 2021
  Artificial intelligence (AI) may be able to screen people for mental health disorders without the need for a specialist’s assessment, a new study found.   New Screening Tool   In the analysis, the machine learning approach developed by researcher… more »

Trying to Lose Weight? Ditch the Diet Soda

October 20th, 2021
  Diet drinks containing artificial sweetener sucralose may increase food cravings and appetite in women and people who are obese, according to a new study.   Diet Soda Study   In the study, 74 people were asked to drink 300 milliliters of fluid-be… more »

Increasing Space Between Letters Could Help Dyslexic Children

October 13th, 2021
  Increasing the amount of space between printed letters could help make reading easier for dyslexic children, according to a new study.   New Dyslexia Study   The new study tested the effects of “extra large” letter spacing on school children’s re… more »

WHO Announces Global Strategy to Eliminate Meningitis

October 7th, 2021
  The World Health Organization (WHO) announced its first-ever global strategy to eliminate meningitis.   Ending Meningitis   The WHO’s plan aims to cut cases in half and reduce deaths by 70 percent by the end of the decade.   Meningitis is an i… more »