The Autism Study Research Group at Trinity College in Dublin has appealed for participants to help them with a study to help them find out more about the causes of Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC)..
The team is seeking people with high function ASC to become part of an MRI study “exploring Theory of Mind in high functioning ASC”.
Those wishing to take part should be right-handed males between the ages of 15-30 years.
All participants will receive a picture of their brain and a “€20 token of gratitude”.
Gardens in care homes have non-drug benefits for patients with dementia.
A review of 17 different pieces of research has found that outdoor spaces can promote relaxation, encourage activity and reduce residents agitation. Continue reading
Bowel cancer patients with high levels of Vitamin D in their blood can cut their risk of dying by 50pc compared to those with the lowest levels of the vitamin.
Those with with the highest levels of vitamin D in their blood are more likely to survive the disease, a study shows. Continue reading
Fresh avocados are not just good eaten by themselves but enhance the absorption of essential nutrients from other foods.
More vitamin A is absorbed from tomatoes or carrots when they are eaten with Avocados. Continue reading
Hotter days increase the number of people seeking treatment for kidney stones and the most dramatic rise for the painful condition is among children.
The link has been found in a study of 60,000 patients in areas with different climates. Continue reading