People who use mobile phones, laptops and other media devices might be rewiring the structure of the their brains, according to new research form the University of Sussex.1
The study published in PLOS ONE showed that people who frequently use several media devices at the same time have lower…

Professionals in the industry of veterinary technology know that dogs have individual personalities, but a new study suggests that dogs are in fact capable of being pessimists. The research, conducted by scientists at the University of Sydney, used an incentivized test to determine if dogs had…

For a medical administrative assistant, it might be tough to keep track of the entire front office of a private practice. Generally, human memory seems to be inconsistent, at times leaving us forgetting where we placed our car keys or the topic of conversation. However, a new study conducted by…

Professionals with dental assistant degrees may help urge children to take advantage of proper dental services, especially during a time when a vast majority of today’s youth are forgoing preventive treatments. According to a Sept. 12 report released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and…

A new study published in Current Biology found that the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors – a common antidepressant – can alter brain connectivity in a matter of hours. This is particularly interesting as antidepressants often have to be used for weeks before relieving symptoms of…

A new study published in the journal Anesthesiology found that continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy can potentially reduce postoperative complications in patients undergoing surgery that experience obstructive sleep apnea.1 Sleep apnea is an underreported and under-diagnosed…

A new study conducted by British researchers found that human papillomavirus can accurately be detected through a simple urine test. HPV, which is the most common sexually transmitted infection, can lead to cervical cancer and other major medical issues. This is good news, for in the past HPV…