New research warns of the educational effects of increasing school security
A study in the Journal of Criminal Justice shows that increasing surveillance could harm students’ test scores. Scientists reveal that schools with increased surveillance have higher suspension rates and students had significantly lower math test scores. The paper shows how increasing safety measures has an educational tax on all students.
A new blood test could predict worsening effects of Covid-19
For those hospitalized by the virus, the test may be able to reveal who’s condition is likely to deteriorate during their stay – regardless of mild or severe initial symptoms. a paper, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, shows how high levels of a specific protein strongly correlate to increased need for respiratory support in the following days.
Your child’s behavioral problems may be caused by medicine taken during pregnancy
A recent study published in PLOS One reveals that ingesting acetaminophen while pregnant may not be as safe as previously thought. New research suggest that the drug could affect your child’s development, sleep habits, and also promote behavior problems.
A better way to break up kidney stones
Researchers have discovered a new technique that uses ultrasound technology to remove kidney stones without anesthesia. The process can move, reposition, or break up the stones with minimal pain to the patient. Next steps for the research, published in the Journal of Urology, is to bring this technology into clinical trials.