Month: August 2022

Study Hints Even Simple Exercise May Help Aging Brain

High school students run at sunset as they practice track and field season on February 28, in Shawnee, Cannes. New research suggests that even simple exercise may help avoid memory problems. While physical activity helps maintain healthy minds, it’s not clear how much it helps once the memory starts to slip. (Charlie Riddle, The Associated …

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An effective new treatment for chronic back pain that targets the nervous system

Summary: A newly developed method called sensorimotor retraining appears to be effective in treating chronic back pain. source: University of New South Wales People with chronic back pain have been given hope with a new treatment focused on retraining how the back and brain communicate, a randomized controlled trial run by researchers at the University …

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The chemical imbalance theory of depression is dead — but that doesn’t mean antidepressants don’t work | Christopher Davey chat

TThe chemical imbalance theory of depression is really dead. The research paper by Joanna Moncrieff and her colleagues, long-standing critics of antidepressants’ effectiveness, has caused quite a stir. The paper provides a summary of other summaries confirming the lack of evidence to support the idea that depression is caused by a disturbance in the brain’s …

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Glucerna, Oatly among 53 drinks recalled for possible microbial contamination

Lyons Magnus, which produces nutritional drinks and coffee in its own name as well as Oatly, Glucerna and Premier Protein, has announced a recall of 53 products due to possible microbial contamination, the Food and Drug Administration announced over the weekend. “Preliminary root cause analysis shows that the products do not meet commercial sterility specifications,” …

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iOS 16 passkeys show how the future without a password will work

One of the most interesting features of iOS 16 is Passkeys. This function wants to kill the password because users will only need to authenticate the login with their face or fingerprint. Although Passkeys won’t launch with iOS 16 later next month, Apple has given hands-on practice on this passwordless future in a new interview. …

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Chinese hackers use a new Manjusaka hacking framework similar to Cobalt Strike

Researchers have unveiled a new offensive framework called Manjusaka that they call “the Chinese brother of Sliver and Cobalt Strike.” “A fully functional version of Command and Control (C2), written in GoLang with a simplified Chinese user interface, is freely available and can easily create new implants with custom configurations, increasing the potential for wider …

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