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Hands of People With Diabetes More Often Affected by Trigger Finger – Neuroscience News

Summary: Trigger finger, a condition in which the fingers get locked into a bent position and become difficult to straighten, is more common in those with diabetes than in the general population. High blood sugar levels increase the risk of developing trigger finger, researchers say. Source: Lund University Locked fingers, known as trigger finger, are …

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Talk With Your Hands? You Might Think With Them Too! – Neuroscience News

Summary: Constraining hand movements affects the processing of object-meaning, a finding which supports the theory of embodied cognition. Source: Osaka Metropolitan University How do we understand words? Scientists don’t fully understand what happens when a word pops into your brain. A research group led by Professor Shogo Makioka at the Graduate School of Sustainable System …

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