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Crayfish experience something like anxiety when they shed their armour

Periodic moulting is needed for crayfish to be able to growblickwinkel / Alamy Stock Photo By Chelsea Whyte WHEN a crayfish sheds its protective exoskeleton, it becomes temporarily vulnerable to attack by predators. Now there is evidence that this leads to behaviour that resembles anxiety, and that this can be relieved using the same anti-anxiety… Read More »

'Widespread and dangerous': Facing medical uncertainty, doctors tell patients it's all in their heads

But that doctor was proved wrong when an MRI showed that the girl had acute flaccid myelitis or AFM, a polio-like disease that’s struck hundreds of children since 2014. Erin Olivera, mother of a child with AFM and founder of a private Facebook page for parents of 400 children with the disease, says Bailey’s experience… Read More »