Potential new therapies for Alzheimer’s are revealed through network modeling of its complex molecular interactions

Researchers from Mount Sinai and the National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology in Japan have identified new molecular mechanisms driving late-onset Alzheimer’s Disease (LOAD), as well as a promising therapeutic candidate for treatment, according to a study in the journal Neuron. LOAD is the most prevalent form of dementia among people over age 65, a progressive and irreversible brain disorder […]

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Asos is facing backlash from yoga teachers who say its models are performing poses incorrectly and dangerously in product images

Yoga teachers are calling out Asos for the images used to advertise its yoga collection. Emily Harding and Kallie Schut told Insider that various poses seen in the online images promote poor form that could be dangerous. Harding and Schut also say the images contribute to the cultural appropriation of yoga, capitalizing on its popularity for financial gain. Asos did […]

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Does China have a vaccine for COVID?

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. COVID vaccinations from the US and UK could provide people with more than 90 percent protection against the deadly disease. Pfizer, Moderna and now Oxford University have all presented promising early results, paving the way for approval […]

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For better heart health, step to it, pair of studies say

If you’re sitting down, the findings of two major new studies led by University at Buffalo researchers are likely to get you moving. Women who met the federal physical activity guideline of 30 minutes per day of moderate activity exclusively through walking had a significantly lower risk of developing hypertension, according to a paper published in the November issue of […]

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Rural, Urban Disparities Seen for New Liver Cancer Cases

TUESDAY, Nov. 24, 2020 — Rates of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) have slowed in urban areas but continue to increase in rural areas, particularly among Black and Hispanic residents, according to a study presented at The Liver Meeting, the annual meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, held virtually from Nov. 13 to 16. Christina Gainey, M.D., […]

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AHA: Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Outcomes Worse During COVID-19

TUESDAY, Nov. 24, 2020 — Outcomes for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) were worse during the early weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States than in a similar time period in 2019, according to a study published online Nov. 14 in JAMA Cardiology to coincide with the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2020, held virtually from Nov. 13 to […]

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Social distancing research at train stations makes platforms safer

To improve safety at train stations and tackle busy hotspots, ProRail, the authority that runs the Dutch rail infractructure, anonymously measures crowd dynamics of travelers. Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) assists the railway manager with the analysis and also uses the information to investigate the behavior of crowds. That behavior has completely changed due to the corona social distancing rule. […]

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