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    Battlefield Medicine and Forensic Ballistics Laboratory set up at Wrocław Medical University

    A civilian training laboratory specialising in ‘battlefield medicine’ has been set up at Wrocław Medical University’s Department of Forensic Medicine.

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    Opole university to get PLN 1 million for research into ankle sprains

    The ankle sprain simulation and research laboratory at the Opole University of Technology will receive nearly PLN 1 million from the state for research, reports the university's spokesperson Anna Kułynycz.

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    Yoga should be based on scientific evidence, says yoga researcher

    Unlike Indian yoga, academic yoga is based on scientific evidence. It uses the experiences of traditional yoga schools, but with regard to methods and techniques that can be verified in research. It is based on knowledge, not trust in the master, says yoga researcher Professor Janusz Szopa.

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    I do not believe in 'stoned ape' theory, says brain research professor

    I do not believe in the 'stoned ape' theory, says Professor Michał Bola from the Jagiellonian University Centre for Brain Research told PAP. 'I do not see any possibility that consuming hallucinogens could translate into an evolutionary process', he adds.

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    Fans suffer more heart attacks during football championships, says expert

    Strong emotions and alcohol abuse cause more heart attacks among fans during football championships, warns Professor Artur Mamcarz, a cardiologist from the Medical University of Warsaw.

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    Chronic Lyme disease does not exist, says expert

    Only five percent of tick bites result in infection, late-diagnosed Lyme disease is curable, and scammers offering long-month experimental antibiotic therapies should be avoided, warns Professor Miłosz Parczewski, the National Consultant for Infectious Diseases.

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    Improved air quality saved at least 25,000 Polish lives, new study finds

    At least 25,000 Poles are alive thanks to improved air quality between 2018-2022, according to analysis conducted by the European Clean Air Centre.

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    Mind wandering supports creativity, says scientist

    For about 40 percent of the time we are not focused on what we are currently doing and our attention appears to work less effectively, says a Polish scientist investigating ‘mind wandering’. But, he adds that “mind wandering supports creative thinking”.

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    Wrocław professor is the highest-ranked Polish scientist in the field of medicine

    Cardiologist Professor Piotr Ponikowski, rector of the Wroclaw Medical University, advanced over 300 positions to be named the best Polish scientist in the field of medicine in the 2024 Research.com ranking.

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