Frugal Traveler: Airline Booking Hacks: What Works, and What Might Get You in Trouble

Between bargain-shopping travelers and airlines flashing ephemeral prices, searching for the lowest airfares can feel like a game of cat and mouse. Sometimes, the game carries real-world risks, including the recent news that Lufthansa is suing a passenger whom the airline contends intentionally skipped a flight leg using a largely prohibited budget-booking practice known as…

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Medical News Today: This drug failed to treat cancer, but it could improve dementia

Dementia — an umbrella term for various neurodegenerative conditions involving memory loss and other forms of cognitive impairment — is hard to treat because its causes remain unknown. Researchers, however, are making painstaking progress. A new approach to dementia research may bring us closer to a treatment, but unexpected challenges could halt this progress. Dr.…

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Research into tropical eye worm yields new tests to assess safety of anti-filarial drugs

Researchers at the LSTM’s Centre for Drugs and Diagnostics, and University of Buea, Cameroon have developed new models of the tropical eye worm, Loa loa for the development of new drugs against filariasis. The research, led by Dr Joseph Turner at LSTM’s Department of Tropical Disease Biology, in collaboration with Professor Samuel Wanji’s team at…

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