Answers to Yes/No Questions Seen in Pupil Size: Study
THURSDAY, Aug. 8 (HealthDay News) -- People who are otherwise
unable to communicate with others can answer yes or no questions
with a simple system that measures changes in the size of their
pupils, researchers say.
Quick Test May Help Prevent Hospital Delirium, Researchers Say
THURSDAY, Aug. 8 (HealthDay News) -- As many as one in five
hospital patients develops severe confusion, or delirium, often
prolonging hospital stays and increasing health care costs. Now, a
simple test can help predict who's most at risk, a new study
Urging Your Partner to Diet May Backfire
THURSDAY, Aug. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Urging a partner to diet
may seem like a supportive thing to do, but a new study finds it
can trigger unhealthy habits such as fasting and taking diet pills
-- measures that can then lead to severe eating disorders.
Concussed Athletes May Not Be Good at Self-Reporting Recovery
THURSDAY, Aug. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Testing young athletes'
memory and thinking skills after they've suffered a concussion is a
more accurate way of assessing whether they have recovered, rather
than relying on them to report symptoms, a new study suggests.
Yawn and Your Dog Yawns With You
THURSDAY, Aug. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Yawn in the presence of
your pooch and they're likely to yawn right back at you, a new