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How fast do we feel pain? Study overturns previous notions

New research overturns the widespread notion that humans, unlike other mammals, process pain more slowly than touch. The findings may have significant implications for the diagnosis and treatment of pain. Pain signals may travel just as quickly as touch signals in humans, new research suggests. Until now, the scientific consensus has been that in humans,… Read More »

Common cold virus could help cure cancer, study of ‘revolutionary’ treatment finds

LONDON — The common cold virus could cure cancer, scientists say, as a “revolutionary” treatment was found to eradicate the disease in a week. In the pioneering British trial, 15 patients were given an infusion of the bug, before undergoing surgery to remove and examine tumours. In every case, cancer cells had been destroyed and… Read More »

Study links inattentiveness and bad behaviour in kindergarten to lower incomes in Canadian adults

In 1985, a group of kindergarten teachers in Quebec got together at the end of the school year and filled out a series of detailed questionnaires about their students. They rated the five- and six-year-olds’ behaviour on a three-point scale on measures of attentiveness (Does this child have their head in the clouds all the… Read More »