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Latest articles by Jordan Ranklin
- Drinking alcohol encouraged for heart attack survivors
Findings from the US Health Professionals Follow-up Study have shown that alcohol in moderation for survivors of a first heart attack lowers the risk of death from heart disease or any other cause. Men who drank two alcoholic drinks a day over a long period of time had a 14% lower risk of death from any cause and a 42% lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease than non-drinkers.
- Can imagery help battle anorexia nervosa?
A group of English investigators developed a short video clip intervention which uses aural and visual components to target food avoidance and anxiety (vodcast) for people suffering from eating disorders. Anorexia Nervosa (AN) has been surrounded by doubt when considering the best form of treatment but the journal of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics introduces this new treatment modality as a way of resolving this issue.
- Has football been tarnished by too much money?
‘Is there too much money in sport?’ John Williams, A sociologist from the University Of Leicester, took part in a conference at the French Institute in London where he was joined by Patrick Gautrat, Oliver Ferrand and Keir Radnedge.
- Demand-fed babies have higher IQs
Dr Maria Iacovou has led research from the Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) suggesting that babies who are breast-fed or bottle-fed on a schedule do not perform academically as well at school as their demand-fed peers.
- Bioinspired robotic jellyfish never runs out of energy
Researchers from Virginia Tech have created a robotic jellyfish. Robojelly, as it is called, will be employed to assist in underwater search and rescue operations without being powered by an external source, as it is fuelled by hydrogen and can regenerate fuel from its natural surroundings. Theoretically the device may never run out of energy.