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Pupil Size is a Marker of Intelligence?

Pupil Size Is a Marker of Intelligence There is a surprising correlation between baseline pupil size and several measures of cognitive ability By Jason S. Tsukahara, Alexander P. Burgoyne, Randall W. Engle on June 2, 2021       Credit: Erik Von Weber Getty Images It has been said that “the eyes are the window to the soul,” but new research suggests that they may be a window to the brain as well. Our pupils respond to more than just the light. They

Gaza:Recent bombings by Israel have caused a Mental Health Crisis

A New Mental Health Crisis Is Raging in Gaza Recent bombings by Israel have caused more than just physical trauma By Yasser Abu Jamei on June 4, 2021       Civil defense workers pore through rubble on May 16, 2021, in the aftermath of an Israeli bombing. Credit: Fatima Shbair Getty Images “Have you ever seen a six-month old baby with exaggerated startle response?” One of my colleagues who works on our telephone counseling service was calling me for

A New Type Of COVID-19 Vaccine

A New Type Of COVID-19 Vaccine Could Debut Soon Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email June 6, 20216:02 AM ET Heard on All Things Considered JOE PALCA TwitterFacebook LISTEN· 4:084-Minute ListenAdd toPLAYLIST Download Embed Transcript     A vial of the experimental Novavax coronavirus vaccine is ready for use in a London study in 2020. Novavax’s vaccine candidate contains a noninfectious bit of the virus — the spike protein — with a substance called an adjuvant added that helps

Aducanumab, new drug for Alzheimer’s

Explained: Aducanumab, new drug for Alzheimer’s disease and row over approval Early in November 2020, the drug was denied approval after a marathon seven-hour long virtual meeting with the federal medical panel disagreeing with the claims. ADVERTISEMENT India Today Web Desk  New Delhi June 9, 2021 UPDATED: June 9, 2021 16:55 IST     Aducanumab will be sold under the brand name of Aduhelm. (Photo: AP)   The American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on