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Scientists create tool to explore billions of social media messages, potentially predict political and financial turmoil

For thousands of years, people looked into the night sky with their naked eyes — and told stories about the few visible stars. Then we invented telescopes. In 1840, the philosopher Thomas Carlyle claimed that “the history of the world is but the biography of great men.” Then we started posting on Twitter. Now scientists… Read More »

Sleep test may help diagnose and predict dementia in older adults

Dementia is a growing problem for people as they age, but it often goes undiagnosed. Now investigators at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center have discovered and validated a marker of dementia that may help clinicians identify patients who have the condition or are at risk of developing it. The… Read More »

ADHD May Help Predict Adults’ Car Crash Risk

THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2020 — Young adults who’ve had attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) since childhood are at increased risk for road crashes, researchers say. But there is no increased risk for those whose ADHD symptoms have decreased, according to the study published online recently in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.… Read More »

Orthopaedic surgeons predict return to somewhat normal volumes in 6 months

Dive Brief: Despite pent up demand following the cancellation of elective procedures, orthopaedic surgeons will face a slow recovery in ramping their services back up, according to a new Jefferies survey. The 40 high-volume orthopaedic surgeons who responded to the survey said their current weekly volumes are down 90% compared to before the onset of the… Read More »