IQ (Intelligence Quotient)

Courtroom Psychology Tests May Be Unreliable, Study Finds

A new study finds that courts are not properly screening out unreliable psychological and IQ tests, allowing junk science to be used as evidence
Related topics: Psychology, Medical Research

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Amazon And Walmart Discounts These Shark Robot Vacuums By Up To $151

The Shark Ion 750 and the Shark IQ R101AE robot vacuums take care of your floors while you take care of your family.
Related topics: Amazon, Robots

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Patents, Pollution, And Pot

In recent years, new research has significantly increased my belief that air pollution has substantial negative effects on productivity, IQ and health (see previous posts). Research in the field is exploding which means that there must also be more...
Related topics: Patents, Medical Research

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Ozempic's New Heart Indication; Pesticides Shave Kids' Iq Points

]]>(MedPage Today) -- The FDA expanded the label of Novo Nordisk's injectable glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) analogue semaglutide (Ozempic), which now carries an indication for major adverse cardiovascular event reduction in adults with type 2...
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration, Type 1 Diabetes, Cardiology, Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes

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Severe Deprivation In Childhood Has Lasting Impact On Brain Size

TUESDAY, Jan. 14, 2020 -- Severe deprivation in childhood can lead to a smaller-than-normal brain, lower IQ and attention deficits in early adulthood, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed MRI brain scans of 67 young adults, ages 23 to 28,...
Related topics: Medical Research

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2001 To 2016 Saw Drop, Stall In Iq Losses From Chemicals

TUESDAY, Jan. 14, 2020 -- From 2001 to 2016, there was a decrease or stagnation in IQ losses from exposure to polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), methylmercury, and lead, according to a study published online Jan. 14 in Molecular and Cellular...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Flame Retardants And Pesticides Overtake Heavy Metals As Biggest Contributors To Iq Loss

Adverse outcomes from childhood exposures to lead and mercury are on the decline in the United States, likely due to decades of restrictions on the use of heavy metals, a new study finds.
Related topics: Medical Research

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Flame Retardants And Pesticides Overtake Heavy Metals As Biggest Contributors To Iq Loss

Adverse outcomes from childhood exposures to lead and mercury are on the decline in the United States, likely due to decades of restrictions on the use of heavy metals, a new study finds. Despite decreasing levels, exposure to these and other toxic...
Related topics: Medical Research

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The Lancet Commission On Pollution And Health, And Iq

The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health, an authoritative review with well-over a dozen distinguished co-authors, is unusually forthright on the effect of pollution, most especially lead, on IQ. I think some of their numbers, especially in...
Related topics: The Lancet

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Moms' Obesity In Pregnancy Is Linked To Lag In Sons' Development And Iq

A mother's obesity in pregnancy can affect her child's development years down the road, according to researchers who found lagging motor skills in preschoolers and lower IQ in middle childhood for boys whose mothers were severely overweight while...
Related topics: Obesity, Childhood Obesity, Medical Research

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Fda Authorizes Marketing Of Automated Insulin Dosing Controller

THURSDAY, Dec. 19, 2019 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved marketing of an interoperable automated glycemic controller device, the Tandem Diabetes Care Control-IQ Technology, the agency announced last week. The device...
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration, Marketing, Insulin, Diabetes

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Morning Break: Green Pain Relief; Antibacterial Plastic Wrap; Bad Breath A Sign Of Trouble?

]]>(MedPage Today) -- Note that some links may require subscriptions. Could green light represent an overlooked but effective treatment for migraine and other forms of chronic pain? (NPR) Tandem Diabetes Care's Control-IQ Technology, an...
Related topics: Chronic Pain, Migraine, Diabetes

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Medical News Today: Average Iq: What Is It?

Intelligence quotient (IQ) is a score derived from standardized tests that measure a person’s cognitive ability against that of similarly aged peers. In this article, learn about the average IQ.

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You Got A Low Iq, Fatso

Trump and Biden, weight and IQ.
Related topics: Joe Biden

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Air Pollution Reduces Iq, A Lot

The number and quality of studies showing that air pollution has very substantial effects on health continues to increase. Patrick Collison reviews some of the most recent studies on air pollution and cognition. I’m going to post the whole...

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Lower Iq, Family History Tied To Treatment-resistant Schizophrenia

Those with a family history of schizophrenia and men with lower IQ are more likely to struggle with treatment resistant schizophrenia than others with the mental disorder, according to a new study. The researchers say the findings could be important...
Related topics: Schizophrenia, Medical Research

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Amidst Denial, Pakistan's Smog Issues Pose Serious Health Risks To The City Of Lahore

“Living in this city is literally impossible. #SaansLenayDo”Screenshot from the IQ Air Visual website. November 5, 2019. In the first week of November 2019, several South Asian cities struggled with air pollution and smog, according to a...
Related topics: Screenshots

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Maternal Fluoride And Iq – The Scientific Community Pushes Back

A follow-up on a questionable study of the impact on water fluoridation and IQ. Science marches on, and we're helping it out!
Related topics: Medical Research

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Boys' Iq Tied To Endocrine Disruptor Exposure In Utero

(MedPage Today) -- Common BPA replacement seemed to play largest role in association

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Chemicals In Consumer Products During Early Pregnancy Related To Lower Iq, Especially In Boys

Exposure during the first trimester of pregnancy to mixtures of suspected endocrine-disrupting chemicals found in consumer products is related to lower IQ in children by age 7, according to a new study. This study is among the first to look at...
Related topics: Medical Research

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