Short or long sleep associated with Pulmonary Fibrosis

Scientists have discovered that people who regularly sleep for more than 11 hours or less than 4 hours are 2-3 times more likely to have the incurable disease, pulmonary fibrosis, compared to those that sleep for 7 hours in a day. They attribute this association to the body clock. The study also reveals that targeting…

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AIM-HI Accelerator Fund portfolio firm receives Virginia Catalyst funding

ROCKVILLE, MD — A portfolio start-up company of the AIM-HI Accelerator Fund has been awarded $700,000 from Virginia Catalyst to commercialize its lead cancer drug candidate. Richmond-based InterLeukin Combinatorial Therapies (ILCT) is developing unique engineered therapeutic interleukins (a type of protein) which destabilize and can kill cancer cells. The grant was one of six, totaling…

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Study: Children who drank whole milk had lower risk of being overweight or obese

A systematic review and meta-analysis led by St. Michael’s Hospital of Unity Health Toronto found children who drank whole milk had 40 per cent lower odds of being overweight or obese compared with children who consumed reduced-fat milk. The research, published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, analyzed 28 studies from seven countries that…

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Scientists link La Niña climate cycle to increased diarrhea

A study in Botswana by Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health scientists finds that spikes in cases of life-threatening diarrhea in young children are associated with La Niña climate conditions. The findings published in the journal Nature Communications could provide the basis for an early-warning system that would allow public health officials to prepare…

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Novela Neurotech showcases smart neural interface at Creative Destruction Lab

TORONTO, ON — Novela Neurotech, a MedTech company developing AI-powered wireless, «smart» neural interface systems, joins Canada’s Creative Destruction Lab to further fine-tune its health technologies to the needs of patients with difficult neurological disorders. «Our core mission is to foster a new era of neurological treatments by focusing on their electrical signaling within the…

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Direct-to-consumer fertility tests confuse and mislead consumers, Penn study shows

PHILADELPHIA — Direct-to-consumer hormone-based «fertility testing» for women is viewed by consumers as both an alternative, empowering tool for family planning, and a confusing and misleading one, according to the results of a new study from Penn Medicine. Findings from the small, first-of-its-kind ethnographic study reinforce the need for consumer education around the purpose and…

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Skin Care Tips after 40 for a Younger Look

How to change your beauty ritual and what means to add to it to keep branding yourself at the age of 40? Add moisturizing Yes, we constantly talk about this in almost every beauty text, but the older you get, the more meaning our recommendation takes. Moisturizing has recently become a synonym for youth, and…

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Latest Brow Trend: Soap Brows

Modern trends often seem senseless and wild. One of them is soap eyebrows. We do not urge you to immediately follow this fashion. But in case you definitely want to try it – below you will find a tutorial on how to do this without spending too much money. It is not the first season…

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5 Types of Divorced Men

Everyone survives divorce in different ways. This article will tell you how men cope with worrying. Below we will talk about five types of divorced men. Hachiko He still has not let go his ex-wife. Spoiler: he won’t let her go – he will suffer and experience drama for a long time. There will always…

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