The Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

I’ve long thought the human body was not meant to run on empty, that fasting was done primarily for religious reasons or political protest. Otherwise we needed a reliably renewed source of fuel to function optimally, mentally and emotionally as well as physically. Personal experience reinforced that concept; I’m not pleasant to be around when…

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U.S. Passengers Evacuate Quarantined Cruise Ship in Japan

TOKYO — American passengers evacuated a cruise ship that had been quarantined for more than a week in the Japanese port city of Yokohama, after hundreds of people on board fell ill with the coronavirus. The Americans boarded two chartered flights to the United States, and the flights departed Tokyo at 7:05 a.m. Monday, according…

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Coronavirus Infection Found After Cruise Ship Passengers Disperse

The cruise ship had been shunned at port after port for fear it might carry the coronavirus, but when the Westerdam arrived in Cambodia on Thursday, the prime minister greeted its passengers with flowers. Amid assurances that the ship was disease free, hundreds of elated passengers disembarked. Some went sightseeing, visiting beaches and restaurants and…

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London Fashion Week Gets Weird With BDSM Ball Gowns, Pixelated Art, and More

Things got a little weird across the pond with designers experimenting with everything we want to wear next fall. ’80s prom dresses were styled with Richard Quinn’s signature S&M touch, Victoria Beckham recreated the perfect office wardrobe, and Molly Goddard suggested we pair tulle with fair isle. Click through for the rest of our favorite…

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Charity care provided by nonprofit hospitals

What The Study Did: Researchers looked at the net income of nonprofit hospitals in the U.S. and examined how their financial status was associated with the level of charity care they provided in 2017 for uninsured and insured patients. To access the embargoed study: Visit our For The Media website at this link https://media.jamanetwork.com/ Authors:…

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Zooming in on breast cancer reveals how mutations shape the tumour landscape

Scientists have created one of the most detailed maps of breast cancer ever achieved, revealing how genetic changes shape the physical tumour landscape, according to research funded by Cancer Research UK and published in Nature Cancer today (Monday). An international team of scientists*, brought together by an ambitious £20 million Grand Challenge award from Cancer…

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New technique allows scientists to ‘listen in’ on cancer cells

Scientists have a developed a new technique to decipher how millions of individual cells are communicating with each other in miniature tumours grown in the lab, known as organoids, according to new research published in Nature Methods today (Monday). This is the first time that scientists have been able to analyse many different signalling molecules…

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New UCL technology analyses single cancer cells in lab grown tumours

New technology developed at UCL is, for the first time, enabling cancer scientists to analyse the individual behaviour of millions of different cells living inside lab-grown tumours — a breakthrough which could lead to new personalised cancer treatments. The research, published in Nature Methods, provides new insight into how mutated cancer cells «mimic the growth…

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The Lancet Psychiatry: Life-course-persistent antisocial behaviour may be associated with differences in brain structure

MRI brain scans suggest there are characteristic differences in brain structure of individuals who exhibit life-course-persistent antisocial behaviour. Individuals who exhibit life-course-persistent antisocial behaviour — for example, stealing, aggression and violence, bullying, lying, or repeated failure to take care of work or school responsibilities — may have thinner cortex and smaller surface area in regions…

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