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Connection Of Children To Nature Brings Less Distress

The city lifestyle has been criticised as a key reason that children are disconnected from nature. This has led to an unhealthy lifestyle in regard to active play and eating habits. Even worse, many young children do not feel well psychologically they are often stressed and depressed. 16% of preschoolers in Hong Kong and up to 22 percent in China show signs of mental health problems.

Neostigmine and Atropine: In Management Of PDPH

Postdural puncture headache (PDPH) is a complication of spinal anesthesia or lumbar puncture and is an unpleasant experience for the patient as well as the anesthetist. It is thought to result from meningeal traction related to low cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) pressure or cerebral vasodilation as an indirect effect of decreased CSF pressure. A clinical experience with neostigmine prompted the comparison of the efficacy of neostigmine and conservative management for the treatment of PDPH.

Second visual system in mouse cerebral cortex: Surprise discovery

The visual system is probably the best understood part of the brain. Over the past 75 years, neuroscientists have assembled a detailed account of how light waves entering your eyes allow you to recognize your grandmother's face, to track a hawk in flight, or to read this sentence. But a new study by UC San Francisco researchers is calling a fundamental aspect of vision science into question, showing that even the best-studied parts of the brain can still hold plenty of surprises.