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Top Tips About Time Management That Anyone Can Follow

The pressures of work, personal issues and family life can equal a life that feels hectic. Is your life feeling out of control? You can change this! Follow the helpful tips presented here to enjoy simple, easy, effective time management. Get a timer set. Setting a timer can help you to focus on the task […]

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Using CRISPR technology, team tracks lineage of individual cancer cells as they proliferate and metastasize in real time

When cancer is confined to one spot in the body, doctors can often treat it with surgery or other therapies. Much of the mortality associated with cancer, however, is due to its tendency to metastasize, sending out seeds of itself that may take root throughout the body. The exact moment of metastasis is fleeting, lost […]

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Mitochondrial mutation increases the risk of diabetes in Japanese men

A new study of Type 2 diabetes (T2D) in Japanese populations has uncovered a previously uncharacterized genetic variant that puts male carriers at greater risk for the disease, as well as the mechanism by which it does so. The impact of the variant was most pronounced in sedentary men; those with the variant had a […]

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Randomised trials could help to return children safely to schools: study

Schools are closing again in response to surging levels of COVID-19 infection, but staging randomised trials when students eventually return could help to clarify uncertainties around when we should send children back to the classroom, according to a new study. Experts say that school reopening policies currently lack a rigorous evidence base—leading to wide variation […]

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Abnormal hyperactivation in the brain may be an early sign of Alzheimer’s

Abnormally hyperactive areas in the brain may help better predict the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, according to findings of a research team led by Université de Montreal psychology professor Sylvie Belleville, scientific Director of the Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal research centre. Hyperactivation could be an early biomarker of Alzheimer’s disease, the researchers say […]

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Why we need detailed tumor profiling

Researchers from the University Hospitals in Zurich and Basel, ETH Zurich, University of Zurich and the pharmaceutical company Roche have set out to improve cancer diagnostics by developing a platform of state-of-the-art molecular biology methods. The “Tumor Profiler” project aims to derive the comprehensive molecular profile of tumors in cancer patients, which has the potential […]

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‘Attitude of gratitude’ keeps older people in Japan feeling hopeful as they age

Older people in Japan have an “attitude of gratitude” which keeps them feeling hopeful despite the challenges of aging, a new study says. Feeling thankful and grateful for the care and support they have had during their life helps pensioners in the country to be more optimistic, even when they experienced difficulties and were anxious […]

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New study shows the relationship between surgery and Alzheimer’s disease

A new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease carried out by researchers at the Marqués de Valdecilla-IDIVAL University Hospital, in collaboration with researchers at the University of Bonn Medical Center, proposes that major surgery is a promoter or accelerator of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The first author of the publication was Carmen Lage and […]