Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

January 19, 2020
Racial disparities in drug prescriptions for dementia
Disparities in drug prescribing suggest that black and Asian people with dementia are not receiving the same quality of care as their white peers, according to a new UCL-led study in the UK, published in Clinical Epidemiology.

Local water availability is permanently reduced after planting forests
River flow is reduced in areas where forests have been planted and does not recover over time, a new study has shown.

Becoming less active and gaining weight: Downsides of becoming an adult
Leaving school and getting a job both lead to a drop in the amount of physical activity, while becoming a mother is linked to increased weight gain, conclude two reviews published today and led by researchers at the University of Cambridge.

Strongly 'handed' squirrels less good at learning
Squirrels that strongly favour their left or right side are less good at learning, new research suggests.

Premature menopause increases the risk of multiple health problems in your 60s
Women who experience premature menopause are almost three times more likely to develop multiple, chronic medical problems in their 60s compared to women who went through the menopause at the age of 50 or 51.
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