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New strategy may drop cancer's guard

A drug used now to treat Type 2 diabetes may someday help beat breast and ovarian cancers, but not until researchers decode the complex interactions that in some cases help promote tumors, according to scientists.

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Thinning of Brain Tissue Remains in College Football Players, Five Years After Play

Even college-level athletes may be vulnerable to the effects of head trauma, new research has found. Even several years after graduation, college football players continue to show evidence of neuropathic brain changes, say the researchers.

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Warning Signs That You Need Emergency Chimney Inspections Hartford County CT

By Edward Burns

Some other types of food are best when you cook them using wood. Corn for instance and many other more food staffs that may require you use more time to prepare them. The chimney is responsible for getting rid of the soot that the wood will produce. If your chimney is not in good condition, then you might damage many things in the house. Let us see indicators of the problems that require Chimney Inspections Hartford County CT.

Look for any traces of creosote. This is simply the deposit of the burning wood. It will be deposited on the walls of the chimney. Creosotes are highly flammable and thus will put your house on the risk of having the place burnt down. There are many cases of peoples houses burnt down to ashes, and the cause can be easily eliminated from the place. Why put the life of your loved ones on the line when you have the power to be safe in your hands.

Be aware of possible clogging in the vents. Clogs in the vents are harmful and could even result in dea…

Holiday Catering Atlanta: What It Takes To Run A Profitable Outfit

By Donna Ellis

Without a doubt, living a financially secure life is the ultimate dream of every person. However, only a handful of people ever accomplish this. Most employed people live on shoe string budgets that are salary dependent. There are many things you could do to ensure you have a steady stream of income to support your income. One way to make good money is by venturing into holiday catering Atlanta.

The events industry has a lot to offer to both newcomers and experienced investors. A catering business is a sure way to get good money even during low times of the month. There are many events that require such services almost every weekend.

Once your name is renowned in the sector, getting a stream of well paying clients should be easy. Even with this in mind, it is important to acknowledge the fact that success requires a great deal of planning and due diligence. It is never easy to break even and start reaping profits.

To begin with, you must establish a niche for your bus…

The Ultimate Guide To Understanding Child Custody Plano TX

By Maria Powell

Child custody cases are complex to deal with. Things are bound to get murkier for the parents involved if they recently went through contested divorce. The good thing is that the law got you covered. If you have never been accused of neglecting your children or abusing them, then there is a chance that you could get some privileges coupled with some responsibilities. When dealing with an issue of child custody Plano TX residents would find the services of a competent lawyer inevitable.

Children below 18 years of age cannot make decisions for themselves. A parent or a guardian would need to make choices on their behalf in matters regarding their education, their residents, their welfare, their health and also their lifestyles. In a case where both parents are capable and responsible, then they could have equal rights when it comes to making choices on behalf of their kids.

It is possible to settle your issue in court and get a suitable outcome. It is also possible to h…

Methods In Evaluating A Genuine Turquoise Necklace

By Linda King

Over the years, jewelries have been useful in many things. Although they vary from each other, one thing is for certain. Each has unique and special characteristic that is tremendously helpful to us. When a person wears it the right way, he or she would surprisingly look great.

Each jewelry has a history, color and specifications that are truly categorized as remarkable ones. If you ever have any interest on grading a Genuine Turquoise necklace, be mentally prepared first. Grading this especially an authentic one is one thing you should not take lightly. Of course, you would have to consider several factors beforehand. Here are several0 things that would help you get started on the possible measures to take in the long run.

Density. This is an critical factor in grading a certain turquoise item. While lightweight materials easily stick to your tongue and are actually porous, hard substances feel a lot better and comfortable hence a perfect choice. Since it varies in sca…

Insider Tips For Finding The Ideal Andover Cosmetic Dentistry Practice

By Jennifer Fox

The hunt for the ideal cosmetic dentist who could perform various procedures to enhance your smile will not be simple. There is an importance in doing a research that is focused on finding an expert who has what it takes to address your specific needs. Before you book any appointments, think about your preferences and also clearly define your goals. There are a few proven strategies that could assist you greatly in finding the best Andover cosmetic dentistry practice.

One of the key aspects to consider is the educational qualifications of various professionals who interest you. Dental cosmetic procedures are complex and it takes more than a regular skill set for any dentist to guarantee you impeccable services. The right professional will have a Bachelors degree in dentistry. He or she will also have a masters is orthodontics. Better still, the specialist in question will be registered to practice in your state and will also have membership in at least one accredited a…

Why You Should Consider Hiring Personal Chef Fort Lauderdale

By Kenneth Meyer

Homeowners in need of properly prepared and served meals should consider enlisting services of professional cooks. It is easy to find cooks because the hospitality industry is expansive. What is important is to find a qualified, experienced and trustworthy cook. When looking for a reliable personal chef Fort Lauderdale citizens can go on the web.

A regular visit to hotels for meals is a financial burden even if services are top-class. People who love their meals and want to have it in the convenience of their dining rooms should make a bold step. The idea is to consider is employing a personal cook to delightfully prepare and serve meals at any time necessary. Your job is to conduct purchases and allow the professional to apply his or her cooking skills to serve you with top-rated meals

Homeowners in need of professional chefs in the city of Fort Lauderdale Florida need to consider visiting the web. When online, it is a guaranty that you would acquire a broad list of…

New gene edited, fluorescently tagged human stem cell lines released

The Allen Institute for Cell Science has released the Allen Cell Collection: the first publicly available collection of gene edited, fluorescently tagged human induced pluripotent stem cells that target key cellular structures with unprecedented clarity. Distributed through the Coriell Institute for Medical Research, these powerful tools are a crucial first step toward visualizing the dynamic organization of cells to better understand what makes human cells healthy and what goes wrong in disease.

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After concussion, rest may not always be the best medicine, experts say

Prescribed rest—both physical and mental—is the standard treatment for concussion. But a growing body of evidence suggests that a more active, targeted approach might provide better outcomes for some patients, reports a new article.

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Flu forecasts successful on neighborhood level

A computer model has been developed to predict the onset, duration, and magnitude of influenza outbreaks for New York City boroughs and neighborhoods. They found the model effective in a test using data from 2008-2013.

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Study reveals key role of mRNA's 'fifth nucleotide' in determining sex in fruit flies

A team of scientists has shown how a common mRNA modification, N6-methyladenosine (m6A), regulates gene expression to determine the sex of fruit flies. The function of m6A, an mRNA modification known as the 'fifth nucleotide', has long been a mystery. But a new study has revealed that m6A plays a key role in the regulation of the Sex-lethal (Sxl) gene, which controls sex determination of the fruit fly Drosophila.

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Zika and glaucoma linked for first time in new study

The Zika virus can cause glaucoma in infants who were exposed to the virus during gestation, a team of researchers has explained in the first report outlining the evidence.

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Drug delivery modification sidesteps allergic responses

Biomedical engineers have reconfigured a popular drug-delivery technology to evade immune responses that have halted some clinical trials. Polyethylene glycol, commonly known as PEG, is a polymer commonly found in commercial products from toothpaste to cosmetics, and also in pharmaceuticals. PEG is used as a thickener, solvent, softener and moisture-carrier, but it can also be attached to active drugs in the bloodstream to slow the body's clearing of them, greatly lengthening the duration of their effects.

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Key insight about mitochondrial replacement therapy

Mitochondrial donors should be carefully selected to avoid transmission of harmful mutations, outlines a new report. Mitochondrial replacement therapy offers hope for women genetically predisposed to pass on mutant mitochondria, the tiny powerhouses inside nearly every cell of the body. Mitochondrial DNA is passed only from mothers to their children. Mutations can cause a range of potentially fatal disorders affecting organs with high-energy demands such as the heart, muscle and brain.

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Virus-inspired delivery system transfers microscopic cargo between human cells

Scientists have developed blueprints that instruct human cells to assemble a virus-like delivery system that can transport custom cargo from one cell to another. The research is a step toward a nature-inspired means for delivering therapeutics directly to specific cell types within the body.

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CRISPR used for first time to correct clotting in newborn and adult mice

CRISPR/Cas9, a powerful genome editing tool, is showing promise for efficient correction of disease-causing mutations. For the first time, researchers have developed a dual gene therapy approach to deliver key components of a CRISPR/Cas9-mediated gene targeting system to mice to treat hemophilia B. This disorder is also called factor IX deficiency and is caused by a missing or defective clotting protein.

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Lack of sleep costing US economy up to $411 billion per year

Lower productivity levels and the higher risk of mortality resulting from sleep deprivation have a significant effect on a nation's economy. Sleep deprivation increases the risk of mortality by 13 per cent and leads to the U.S. losing around 1.2 million working days a year. Increasing nightly sleep from under six hours to between six and seven hours could add $226.4 billion to the U.S. economy.

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Brain training video games help low-vision kids see better

Studies going back several years have shown that playing action video games (AVG) can help improve visual acuity. A new study by vision scientists has found that children with poor vision see vast improvement in their peripheral vision after only eight hours of training via kid-friendly video games. Most surprising to the scientists was the range of visual gains the children made, and that the gains were quickly acquired and stable when tested a year later.

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Method for storing vaccines at room temperature

Several simple and inexpensive techniques make it possible to store antiviral-vaccines at room temperature for several months. This discovery could make a difference in inaccessible areas and developing countries where maintaining cold-chain transportation of vaccines is complicated and expensive.

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How did web-based cognitive therapy work for insomnia?

How well did a web-based cognitive behavior therapy for insomnia intervention work in a randomized clinical trial? A new article reports that adults assigned to receive the fully automated and interactive web-based Sleep Healthy Using the Internet (SHUTi) intervention had improved sleep compared with those adults just given access to a patient education website with information about insomnia.

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Better understanding phagocytes

The renin-angiotensin system (RAS) plays an important role in regulating the body's fluid levels and blood pressure. However, a new signal path in the RAS may also have a substantial influence on immune cells, as a recent study has found.

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Vapors from some flavored e-liquids contain high levels of aldehydes

Traditional cigarettes pose a well-established risk to smokers' health, but the effects of electronic cigarettes are still being determined. Helping to flesh out this picture, researchers are reporting what happens to e-liquid flavorings when they're heated inside e-cigarettes or electronic nicotine-delivery systems. The study found that when converted into a vapor, some flavorings break down into toxic compounds at levels that exceed occupational safety standards.

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Aerobic exercise preserves brain volume and improves cognitive function

Using a new MRI technique, researchers found that adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) who exercised four times a week over a six-month period experienced an increase in brain volume in specific, or local, areas of the brain, but adults who participated in aerobic exercise experienced greater gains than those who just stretched.

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Genomics technique could accelerate detection of foodborne bacterial outbreaks

A new testing methodology based on metagenomics could accelerate the diagnosis of foodborne bacterial outbreaks, allowing public health officials to identify the microbial culprits in less than a day.

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Gram-negative bacteria may influence Alzheimer's disease pathology

For the first time, researchers have found higher levels of Gram-negative bacteria antigens in brain samples from late-onset Alzheimer’s disease patients. Compared to controls, patients with Alzheimer's had much higher levels of lipopolysaccharide (LPS) and E coli K99 pili protein. In addition, the research team also found LPS molecules congregated with amyloid plaques, which have been linked to Alzheimer’s pathology and progression.

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The Carrier Deal Is Great—But Trump Hasn’t Saved Manufacturing Yet

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Don't read too much into the President-elect's much-hyped deal with Carrier air conditioning to keep manufacturing jobs in the US. The post The Carrier Deal Is Great---But Trump Hasn't Saved Manufacturing Yet appeared first on WIRED.

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Fascinating Charts Reveal What Foods Americans Have Been Googling

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What foods have Americans have been googling for the past 12 years? Hint: Pizza and beer never go out of style. The post Fascinating Charts Reveal What Foods Americans Have Been Googling appeared first on WIRED.

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Benefits of daily aspirin outweigh risk to stomach

Stomach bleeds caused by aspirin are considerably less serious than the spontaneous bleeds that can occur in people not taking the drug, concludes a new study.

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Rejoice! You Can Download Netflix Shows Now For an Offline Binge Fix

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A hot alert for all you Netflix users. The post Rejoice! You Can Download Netflix Shows Now For an Offline Binge Fix appeared first on WIRED.

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You Should Have the Right to Inspect Google’s Robo-Car Tests

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Opinion: Tests of self-driving cars should be made public so consumers can monitor safety. The post You Should Have the Right to Inspect Google’s Robo-Car Tests appeared first on WIRED.

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At long last, stroke patients can be monitored at home, using a sensor suit

It may soon be possible to accurately monitor and analyze how stroke patients move during everyday life. This involves the use of a new suit fitted with 41 sensors, plus the infrastructure needed to transmit, store and process all of the data collected. This technology and information will make it possible to improve the rehabilitation process and cut healthcare costs.

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New possibility in treating aggressive ovarian cancer, study shows

A recent discovery may lead to a new treatment strategy for an aggressive ovarian cancer subtype. Ovarian cancer is the most deadly gynecological cancer and it is the seventh most common cancer in women worldwide. Most women with ovarian cancer are diagnosed at the advanced stage, which is more difficult to treat.

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Eye surgery of the future: Gentle, efficient, out-patient surgery

The eye surgery of the future will be performed on an out-patient basis, and will be gentle and efficient, say experts.

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Study suggests prescribing of baclofen for alcohol dependence 'should be reconsidered'

The drug baclofen has received high visibility as a possible breakthrough treatment for alcohol dependence. Now a new randomized controlled trial found no evidence for the usefulness of high-dose baclofen in treating alcoholism when added to psychosocial treatments.

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Lack of supporting evidence for claims about fertility treatments

Many claims made by UK fertility clinics about the benefits of treatments beyond standard IVF procedures are not backed up by evidence, finds a study.

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Sedentary lifestyle may impair academic performance in boys

A sedentary lifestyle is linked to poorer reading skills in the first three school years in 6-8 year old boys, according to a new study. The study investigated the longitudinal associations of physical activity and sedentary time with reading and arithmetic skills in 153 children aged 6-8 years old in Grades 1-3 of the primary school.

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Gene discovered to cause rare, severe neurological disease

Researchers have linked a debilitating neurological disease in children to mutations in a gene that regulates neuronal development through control of protein movement within neuronal cells.

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Online epidemic tracking tool embraces open data and collective intelligence to understand outbreaks

Researchers have developed Microreact, a free, real-time epidemic visualisation and tracking platform that has been used to monitor outbreaks of Ebola, Zika and antibiotic-resistant microbes. The team has collaborated with the Microbiology Society to allow any researcher around the world to share their latest information about disease outbreaks.

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Expertise contributes to new guidelines for the investigation of sudden unexpected death in infancy

National guidance for professionals handling cases of sudden unexpected child death have been published by experts. The guidelines aim to be sensitive to the needs of grief-stricken parents while also enabling an explanation to be found and make recommendations to each profession and outline best practice for each part of the investigation process.

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Stop smoking! Quitting at any age reduces the risk of death after 70

Lifetime smoking history is a key determinant of mortality for people 70 and over, and quitting, even after 60, benefits individuals into their 70s, reports a team of investigators.

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Digital microbes for munching yourself healthy

Hundreds of different bacterial species live in the human gut, helping us to digest our food. The metabolic processes of these bacteria are not only tremendously important to our health – they are also tremendously complex. A research team has taken an important step in modelling the complexity of the human gut’s bacterial communities – the microbiome – on the computer. The researchers gathered all known data on the metabolism of 773 bacterial strains – more than ever before. Working from this data, they developed a computer model for each bacterial strain. This collection, known as AGORA, can now be used on the computer to simulate metabolic processes taking place in the microbes and to investigate how they affect the metabolism of other microbes and that of the human host.

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Young cancer survivors have twice the risk of suicide

Survivors of cancer diagnosed before the age of 25 had a more than two-fold increased risk of suicide compared to their non-cancer peers, a new report suggests.

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In one-two punch, researchers load 'nanocarriers' to deliver cancer-fighting drugs and imaging molecules to tumors

Scientists describe a new system to encase chemotherapy drugs within tiny, synthetic "nanocarrier" packages, which could be injected into patients and disassembled at the tumor site to release their toxic cargo.

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Review: Super Mario Maker 3DS Is a Huge Missed Opportunity

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You can make your own <em>Mario</em> levels on Nintendo 3DS, but good luck finding someone else who'll play them. The post Review: Super Mario Maker 3DS Is a Huge Missed Opportunity appeared first on WIRED.

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Alcohol consumption shows no effect on coronary arteries

Researchers using coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) have found no association between light to moderate alcohol consumption and coronary artery disease (CAD).

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No, Gotham, That’s Not How Tightropes Work

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In this scene from Gotham, Bruce Wayne holds a tight rope for Selina. It turns out this might be much more difficult than it looks. The post No, Gotham, That's Not How Tightropes Work appeared first on WIRED.

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Check Out the ExoMars Orbiter’s Beautiful First Pics

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Last week, the ESA's new Martian orbiter started sending back its first images of the Red Planet. The post Check Out the ExoMars Orbiter's Beautiful First Pics appeared first on WIRED.

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Kratom: The Bitter Plant That Could Help Opioid Addicts—if the DEA Doesn’t Ban It

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The DEA is considering regulating an herb called kratom using its strictest regulations. However, many users say this plant helps them stay off harder drugs. The post Kratom: The Bitter Plant That Could Help Opioid Addicts—if the DEA Doesn't Ban It appeared first on WIRED.

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Trump’s Transition Team Is All Tied Up With Anti-Gay Pseudoscience

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The Family Research Council has close ties to Trump's transition team and cabinet appointees. Its bad science could lead to worse policies. The post Trump's Transition Team Is All Tied Up With Anti-Gay Pseudoscience appeared first on WIRED.

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City Flags Are a Hot Mess. Here Are Some Beautiful Redesigns

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Design agency Column Five recently gave a makeover to 13 municipal flags, including Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Newport Beach. The post City Flags Are a Hot Mess. Here Are Some Beautiful Redesigns appeared first on WIRED.

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Go Ahead, Get Sweaty. Microparticles Can Cool You Down

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Garments with microscopic natural carbon particles can evaporate sweat more efficiently and help an athlete's body manage heat. The post Go Ahead, Get Sweaty. Microparticles Can Cool You Down appeared first on WIRED.

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18 Chilled, Shaken, and Exquisite Gifts for the Bar

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Best solution to the holiday madness? Hit the bar. The post 18 Chilled, Shaken, and Exquisite Gifts for the Bar appeared first on WIRED.

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Review: Skylink Atoms Garage Door Opener

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If you're a hardcore DIYer, an internet-connected garage door opener might be compelling. The post Review: Skylink Atoms Garage Door Opener appeared first on WIRED.

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The Edges That Come With Hockey Player Networking

By Deborah Campbell

Wherever they may be, a great number of individual admit and swear by their love for the sport, hockey. For this reason, many of them are so bent on to find ways for them to be able to get information about the said sport or connect with people who they can share their enthusiasm with. Such is done with the help of social media networks.

The concept of social media has been known to let people connect and reconnect with one another. This is why the idea of hockey player networking became popular because many hockey enthusiasts have created their own network to stay in touch and be updated with each other. Such also comes with a lot of advantages which will be listed below.

The concept connects many individuals from around the world. While it may not be in the physical, networking is still useful in allowing people to communicate with one another wherever they may be. With the click of a mouse or tap of your smart phone, one will be able to get in touch with millio…

Common Issue That Warrant The Attention Of A Houston Emergency Dentist

By Paul Green

When an individual starts feeling unhealthy, it becomes harder to continue working. The small issue makes it hard to enjoy life. The dental is one area that develops many complications that require immediate treatment. If you fail to get treatment, simple things like eating and communicating become harder. Many dental conditions demand the immediate visit to a hospital. The experienced Houston emergency dentist will attend to patients and have them treated immediately.

Every person should have an understanding of things that warrant an urgent visit to the dentists to ensure that the teeth and gums are treated. However, it is always important for people to avoid the trips by taking care of their teeth by following what the doctors recommend. There are accidents and health complications that arise, and when they do, get the treatment.

Many conditions make it mandatory to get the dentists. If you suffer from a broken tooth, this is something to make you worry. In fact, thi…

The Benefits Of Chimney Rebuilds Hartford County CT Contractors Offer

By Walter Turner

Thinking about masonry and maintenance repairs can be tasking due to the many things that are involved. There are some crucial tasks such as spalled bricks that need the expertise of a professional in handling them. For homeowners, a lot of investment goes into this project and ensuring that one gets a home that is well maintained is important in preventing future damages. The restoration work involves the removal of parts that are damaged and replacing them with materials that match the style of the other parts to create uniformity. When it comes to chimney rebuilds Hartford County CT contractors offer, the important tasks about this are listed here.

The initial stage is to make sure you have the required materials with you. Choose the bricks that do not have holes as they will last for long. Bricks with holes do not last long as water will pass through the holes and cause damage. In areas that are cold, you need to make sure you use the hard and solid blocks for the…

The Law Firms Vancouver Residents Support

By Jennifer Ellis

When it comes to the situations and circumstances that life may present you, there is no telling what it may throw at you next. This is why you should always be prepared for anything. People who are not poorly prepared have the wind knocked out of them. They barely cope with certain situations and tend to get more than what they bargained for in life. This is why you should always have legal advice on hand. The Law Firms Vancouver residents use has many lawyers who are ready to help you.

There is no telling who may need a lawyer in life. Some people are victims of large corporations and others are victims of criminal activities. This is hwy you need to have a lawyer. If you don't the chances of justice being serviced is very slim and unfortunately, that is the reality of the situation.

These lawyers are trained and well equipped with the necessary skills and experience to save you from almost any fate. So if you are ever a victim of any circumstance or foul play…

Norwalk Back Pain Doctor Alleviates Shoulder And Back Discomfort

By Mathew John

Injury to the spine that causes discomfort affects eight in ten people some time in their life. This condition is increasingly common in folks older than thirty. Although often the result of mechanical issues in the back, this condition may also be caused by stress, a fall, injury from an accident, fibromyalgia, or scoliosis. A Norwalk back pain doctor can help you get relief.

There are a number of risk factors involved with back pain. These factors include heavy lifting for work, poor posture, heredity, lack of physical fitness, weight, and age. Discomfort or pain lasting more than a few days will likely need a doctors attention. Typically, the majority of back discomfort is considered acute lasting less than 6 weeks. This type of discomfort can get better on its own, however folks will typically be given pain medication.

Adjustments to the spine are an all natural remedy for acute or chronic pain in the back. The skilled professional may also give recommendations for…

Magnets Aren’t Miracles, But Solar Flares Burst With Magic

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A new paper shows how large magnetic fields burst to release massive amounts of energy. The post Magnets Aren't Miracles, But Solar Flares Burst With Magic appeared first on WIRED.

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Trump’s Health Czar Tom Price is a One-Man Death Panel for Obamacare

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Pending Senate confirmation, Tom Price will play a central role in the new administration's plans to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. The post Trump’s Health Czar Tom Price is a One-Man Death Panel for Obamacare appeared first on WIRED.

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Information On Emergency Extractions Houston

By Betty Fisher

When it comes to body health and hygiene, the mouth will definitely not miss out of this list. The teeth, gums and the tongue are among the few parts of ones mouth that require proper care and a failure in this leads to adverse effects with the teeth being the most affected and at times they will need to be removed. Emergency extractions Houston offers services that are to help in these scenarios.

The most annoying part of teeth related issues is that they are usually affected at a very slow rate such that by the time one becomes aware of the defect it has become too late. In some instances, especially when it is in cavity formation, the aching usually comes suddenly and unexpected. Due to the unexpected pain, these services are offered as an emergency concern.

Removal of teeth is not only related to teeth. There are other reasons to this and it can befall anyone. There is that one point that every individual as a kid had to shed off their milk teeth. There are people…

Crunching the numbers: Researchers use math in search for diabetes cure

New research by a mathematics professor has successfully reactivated oscillations in insulin-producing pancreatic beta cells — one of the first necessary steps to resurrecting the dormant cells and restoring the production of insulin.

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Ross Ulbricht’s Lawyers Point to Another Corrupt Agent in Silk Road Case

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The defense team demands more information about a mysterious figure known as "alpacino." The post Ross Ulbricht's Lawyers Point to Another Corrupt Agent in Silk Road Case appeared first on WIRED.

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Stem cells police themselves to reduce scarring

Stem cells produce a decoy protein to attenuate growth signals. Artificially regulating this pathway might help keep muscles supple in muscular dystrophy or during normal aging, researchers hope.

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Kratom may have medical benefit as opioid alternative

A delayed U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration ban on kratom would stifle scientific understanding of the herb's active chemical components and documented pharmacologic properties if implemented, according to a new report.

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Number of symptoms may indicate how likely patients recover from post-concussion syndrome

Researchers have identified symptom trends that may not only help predict how soon patients suffering from post-concussion syndrome (PCS) will recover, but also provide insight on how to treat those who experience persistent concussion symptoms.

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Amphetamine may slow rise of body temperature, mask fatigue to enhance endurance, study finds

Amphetamine may slow down the rise of temperature in the body and mask fatigue, which could allow athletes to run significantly longer but result in potentially dangerous overheating of muscles, according to a study.

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Cause of visual impairment in astronauts identified

A visual problem affecting astronauts who serve on lengthy missions in space is related to volume changes in the clear fluid that is found around the brain and spinal cord, according to new research.

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Myocarditis caused by infection on rise globally

Myocarditis, an assortment of heart disorders often caused by infection and inflammation, is known to be difficult to diagnose and treat. But the picture of who is affected is becoming a little clearer. Men may be as much as twice as likely as women to develop severe and possibly fatal reactions. And the risk of sudden cardiovascular death in the young is relatively high.

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Evidence of brain injury found in young NFL players

In a small study of young or recently retired NFL players, researchers report finding evidence of brain injury and repair that is visible on imaging from the players compared to a control group of men without a history of concussion.

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Attributes Of A Successful Private Chef Miami

By Kimberly Kelly

Cooking is an essential skill that one should have. The task is not simple and calls for experts especially in the city Miami. Very few people are professionals in this field making them very scarce. Contracting a private chef Miami can be an added advantage. They work well with minimum supervision, and their meals are good quality. The following are points to be considered when finding a reliable person.

Look for a creative cook. It involves getting someone who likes trying something new. This trait is paramount as customers appreciate when a variety of meals are served. It will also assist in improving the menu. There will be a broad range of meals served for the benefit of the customer. By so doing clients will enjoy the services offered and refer friends and relatives.

Great cooks enjoy preparing meals. They practice enthusiasm in their areas of duty. The serve as an encouragement to the rest of the workers as they spread positive energy. Hard work is what drive…

Importance Of Hiring A Personal Chef Miami

By Shirley Thomas

In Miami, it all about enjoying delicious and authentic meals.it is a city that is mainly surrounded with beautiful scenarios. The meals offered are also on another level. However, since the majority of people go to have fun on this island, you may miss a chance to enjoy the finger liking meals in the big restaurants. For this reason, it becomes very relevant to hire a personal chef. People tend to assume that chefs are for the prominent people. This is not the case. There exist a couple of advantages associated with a personal cook. Some of the reason why you should hire a personal chef Miami include;

Time is one of the most obvious reasons why a personal chef is of great help. Having one gives you room to enjoy a flesh and healthy meal while relaxed without any stress and even space to spend with people you love and to engage in other activities that you long to pursue. They can prepare meals for even a week as long as you pay them.

You also get a chance to enjoy …

Platypus venom could hold key to diabetes treatment

Australian researchers have discovered remarkable evolutionary changes to insulin regulation in two of the nation's most iconic native animal species -- the platypus and the echidna -- which could pave the way for new treatments for type 2 diabetes in humans. The findings reveal that the same hormone produced in the gut of the platypus to regulate blood glucose is also surprisingly produced in their venom.

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Patients should stop using e-cigarettes before plastic surgery, experts conclude

Cigarette smokers are at increased risk of complications after plastic surgery. Could e-cigarette users face a similar risk? Evidence and recommendations related to e-cigarette use by plastic surgery patients are discussed in a new paper.

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Axial’s Brawny RC Off-Roader Eats Boulders for Brunch

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Given the popularity of the flying drones, it's easy to overlook where the RC craze originally started: cars. The post Axial's Brawny RC Off-Roader Eats Boulders for Brunch appeared first on WIRED.

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Google’s AI Reads Retinas to Prevent Blindness in Diabetics

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Artificial brains built by Google can recognize cats in photos. Now they're gaining a more serious kind of sight to help humans. The post Google's AI Reads Retinas to Prevent Blindness in Diabetics appeared first on WIRED.

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Inside the Battle to Rule the Smart Kitchen of Tomorrow

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At a product showcase for the smart kitchen, many of the new ideas for connected appliances seem half-baked. The post Inside the Battle to Rule the Smart Kitchen of Tomorrow appeared first on WIRED.

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Secret phenotypes: Disease devils in invisible details

The human eye often falls short in the hunt for faint genetic drivers that raise the risk of devastating neurological diseases such as autism and schizophrenia. But little eludes a microscope optic attached to a computer, and algorythms that can relate previously hidden phenotypes to subtle genetic mutations. New computational screening has the potential to reveal webs of genetic dangers that produce disease risk by compounding tiny traits that, when take alone, may appear trivial and harmless.

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Acetaminophen, supplements and other medications may trigger drug-induced liver injury

More than 1,000 medications, with acetaminophen being the most common, have been associated with drug-induced liver injury (DILI). A new article discusses the clinical impact of DILI and reviews the medications that most frequently cause it.

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Cancer risks in blacks: 'a complex, entangled web'

A breakthrough study shows major differences between the types of cancer and mortality rates of U.S.-born blacks versus those who emigrate from the Caribbean.

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Komodo Dragons help researchers understand microbial health in captive animals

A new study is the first to identify similarities in the way in which Komodo dragons and humans and their pets share microbes within closed environments.

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The good, the bad and the spliceosome

The Fas protein can either inhibit or promote the controlled cell death (apoptosis), depending on the isoform in which it occurs. Together with international colleagues, researchers have elucidated how this decision is guided. These results provide new insights into the molecular mechanisms of tumor diseases.

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Bad timing is depressing: Disrupting the brain's internal clock causes depressive-like behavior in mice

Disruptions of daily rhythms of the body's master internal clock cause depression- and anxiety-like behaviors in mice, reports a new study. The findings provide insight into the role of the brain's internal time keeping system in the development of mood disorders, such as bipolar disorder and major depressive disorder, which have been associated with disturbed daily (circadian) rhythms.

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New insight into why leukaemia drug is successful

At the moment Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) is incurable, but in recent years, new drugs called B-cell receptor (BCR) inhibitors, have revolutionized treatment. New light now sheds light on why and how a new class of drug is effective at fighting off leukemia.

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Use of prescription pain medicines is significantly different between people with and without Alzheimer's disease

Approximately one third of people with Alzheimer’s disease use prescription medicines for pain after their diagnosis, reports a recent study. The use of analgesics was as common among persons with Alzheimer’s disease as it was among those of the same age without the disease, but there were significant differences in the types of medicines used.

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Gut microbes contribute to recurrent 'yo-yo' obesity

Researchers have shown in mice that intestinal microbes -- collectively termed the gut microbiome -- play an unexpectedly important role in exacerbated post-dieting weight gain, and that this common phenomenon may in the future be prevented or treated by altering the composition or function of the microbiome.

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The Subtle Ways Your Digital Assistant Might Manipulate You

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Opinion: Sure, smart speakers like Amazon Echo and Google Home can learn your preferences. But as they learn to serve us, the more power they'll have. The post The Subtle Ways Your Digital Assistant Might Manipulate You appeared first on WIRED.

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Artificial Intelligence Could Dig Up Cures Buried Online

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Artificial intelligence could be a solution to science overload: machine learning assistants to read incoming papers, distill their information, and highlight relevant findings. The post Artificial Intelligence Could Dig Up Cures Buried Online appeared first on WIRED.

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Google’s Hand-Fed AI Now Gives Answers, Not Just Search Results

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Deep learning is changing how Google's search engine works. But its new-found efficiency takes a lot of painstaking human work behind the scenes. The post Google's Hand-Fed AI Now Gives Answers, Not Just Search Results appeared first on WIRED.

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Acura’s Concept Cockpit Envisions the Age of Autonomy

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The "Precision Cockpit" is all about communication with the human. The post Acura's Concept Cockpit Envisions the Age of Autonomy appeared first on WIRED.

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Want to Be an Ethical Shopper? Get DoneGood’s Chrome Extension

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For once, a pop-up window that does some good. The post Want to Be an Ethical Shopper? Get DoneGood’s Chrome Extension appeared first on WIRED.

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Rogue One: Your Definitive Guide to All the Trailers and TV Spots

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You Vader watch out, you Vader not cry: Rogue One is coming to town. The post Rogue One: Your Definitive Guide to All the Trailers and TV Spots appeared first on WIRED.

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