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Science-Based Medicine
Outbreaks among Somali immigrants in Minnesota: Thanks for the measles again, AndyAndrew Wakefield's antivaccine propaganda film VAXXED claims that MMR vaccination causes autism in African American boys. Unfortunately, this is not the first time Wakefield has targeted people of color with antivaccine misinformation. Before there was VAXXED, Wakefield and antivaxers targeted Somali immigrants in Minnesota. Measles outbreaks have been the result.
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Science | The Guardian
​How ​my potentially fatal allergy was cured – with 70 wasp stingsFour years ago, Gavan Naden nearly died from anaphylactic shock after being stung by wasps. He became fearful of going outside, but a drastic immunotherapy regime has saved him Over the past three and half years, I’ve had 70 wasp stings injected into my left arm. Voluntarily. This hasn’t been an exercise in masochism, but rather to ensure I can go outside without screaming from fear. Every year in
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Science | The Guardian
Can you solve it? The wrestler, the wind-up clock and the pickle jar Three riddles that will wrestle you to the ground Hi guzzlers, I have a different type of puzzle for you today: three riddles suggested by Adam Rubin, a magician, bestselling-writer and puzzle designer. Read the following stories and answer the questions. Continue reading...
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Ingeniøren
Læge på Hillerød Hospital: Simpel vaccinering skal overdokumenteres i Sundhedsplatformen Sundhedsplatformens uoverskuelige interface, de mange, lange dokumentationskrav og uklare fejlmeddelelser er blandt den kritik, som afdelingslæge Jannie Hjerpe rejser af Sundhedsportalen. https://www.version2.dk/artikel/afdelingslaege-paa-nordsjaellands-hospital-retter-alvorlig-kritik-mod-sundhedsplatformen Version2
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Science | The Guardian
Are left-handers more likely to crash their cars?New research suggests southpaws are more likely to have traffic incidents than right-handers. But perhaps our roads are simply rigged against the left Name: Left-handed people. Also known as: Lefties, southpaws. Continue reading...
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Genetics are key to hormone therapy lowering risk of broken bones in older womenWomen at the highest genetic risk for fracture benefit the most from hormone therapy, according to a first-of-its-kind study led by researchers at the University at Buffalo.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Nurse practitioners are not regularly assessing brain health and need standardized assessment tools to regularly conduct critical brain health assessmentsWomenAgainstAlzheimer's and the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health are releasing survey findings showing that a significant number of nurse practitioners in women's health do not raise brain health issues with patients and need more education and tools to make brain health assessments a regular occurrence.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Few studies consider hearing loss when assessing communication with physiciansDoctors believe that communication with those under their care is important, but most studies of communication between physicians and older adults do not mention that hearing loss may affect this interaction. The findings come from a review published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Little kids' regular bedtimes and ability to regulate emotions may lessen obesity riskFamily structure including regular bedtimes, mealtimes and limited screen time appear to be linked to better emotional health in preschoolers, and that might lower the chances of obesity later, a new study suggests.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Higher prostate cancer risks for black men may warrant new approach to screeningA new study indicates that higher prostate cancer death rates among black men in the US may be due to a higher risk of developing preclinical prostate cancer as well as a higher risk of that cancer progressing more quickly to advanced stages.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Patients in team-based practices less likely to visit ED after hospital dischargeOlder patients enrolled in team-based primary care practices in Quebec had similar rates of hospital readmission, and lower rates of emergency department visits and death after hospital discharge, compared with those in traditional fee-for-service practices, found a study published in Canadian Medical Association Journal.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
New Canadian guideline: No screening for hepatitis C in adults not at increased riskThe Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care recommends against screening for chronic hepatitis C virus in adults at low risk in a guideline published in Canadian Medical Association Journal.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Research moves closer to unravelling mystery cause of multiple sclerosisAhead of MS Awareness Week, which starts today (Monday April 24), an international team involving the University of Exeter Medical School and the University of Alberta has discovered a new cellular mechanism -- an underlying defect in brain cells -- that may cause the disease, and a potential hallmark that may be a target for future treatment of the autoimmune disorder.
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New on MIT Technology Review
Immunotherapy Pioneer James Allison Has Unfinished Business with CancerWhy do most patients fail to respond to the newest cures?
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Revealing the mystery behind the formation of hollowed nanoparticles during metal oxidationNew knowledge has been gained about the behavior of metal nanoparticles when they undergo oxidation, by integrating X-ray imaging and computer modeling and simulation. This knowledge adds to our understanding of fundamental processes like oxidation and corrosion.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Facebook plays vital role in reducing government corruption, researchers findAn economics researcher says the popular social media website – and its open sharing of information – is a vital and often a significant tool against government corruption in countries where press freedom is curbed or banned.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Obesity is top cause of preventable life-years lost, study showsObesity resulted in as much as 47 percent more life-years lost than tobacco, and tobacco caused similar life-years lost as high blood pressure, new research has shown.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Daring declaration: Historians identify rare copy of Declaration of Independence in British archiveAfter discovering a highly rare copy of the Declaration of Independence in a small records office in the south of England, researchers were able to date the document to the 1780s, and say it sheds light on the tumultuous politics of the era just after the Revolutionary War.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Oral history in history lessons: more fun, less learnedWorking with oral histories in schools has become very popular in Germany, the United States and many other countries. Eyewitnesses of the past are able to deliver authentic accounts of events in their lives which affect students more deeply than written texts. Furthermore, teachers hope that working with eyewitnesses encourages students to work like historians and, for example, to critically ques
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Molecular libraries for organic light-emitting diodesOrganic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) are promising candidates for flexible flat displays. By means of a screening process, it is now possible to identify more quickly lead structures with superior luminescence and charge-transport properties.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Patients with hyperpigmentation more likely to use sunscreen, few use other sun-protection measuresPatients with hyperpigmentation, a medical disorder that leads to darkening or increase in the natural color of the skin, are more likely to use sunscreen but do not use other protection measures.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Spermidine-rich foods may prevent liver cancer, extend lifespanSpermidine—a compound found in foods like aged cheese, mushrooms, soy products, legumes, corn and whole grains—seems to prevent (at least in animal models) liver fibrosis and hepatocellular carcinoma, which is the most common type of liver cancer.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Are the Paris soil carbon sequestration goals unrealistic?The goal to offset rises in atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations by increasing soil carbon storage by 4 per mille (0.4%) per year is unrealistic, say scientists in a new article.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Novel molecular pathway in aggressive breast cancer offers potential therapeutic targetsA novel molecular mechanism involved in progression and metastasis in the most aggressive form of breast cancer has now been identified by researchers. The gene MAFK is known to be induced by the TGF-? signaling pathway, which is involved in breast cancer development. The team reported that MAFK protein, in turn, induced cancerous behaviors in cells by switching on the breast cancer-associated gen
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Towards a liveable futureHumans have influenced nature since as early as the Ice Age, and over the past century our impact has become even greater with our many new technologies and a growing world population. Researchers have studied this impact and how we can keep it within reasonable limits so that nature can be preserved. We cannot do without nature: we need it for our food and for raw materials, as well as for relaxa
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
New findings from research into multiple concussions in hockey playersThe relationship between head injuries suffered during contact sport and Alzheimer’s disease is now being called into question thanks to new research that has revealed that hockey players with multiple concussions probably have other injuries in their brains.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Light can be utilized to control gene functionLight can be used as an accurate method to control gene expression, shows groundbreaking optogenetics study. In a new study, the researchers were able to induce and inhibit the expression of genes in mammalian cell cultures and were able to regulate intracellular protein levels using light signals. The approach was also used to regulate gene transcription at endogenous genomic sites when combined
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
3D-printing of glass now possibleThree-dimensional printing allows extremely small and complex structures to be made even in small series. A new method now allows glass to be used for this technique. As a consequence of the properties of glass, such as transparency, thermal stability and resistance to acids, the use of this material in 3D-printing opens up manifold new applications in production and research, such as optics, data
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily
Influenza: More efficient, more protective vaccinationsNew findings challenge the traditional policy of replacing old strains in existing human influenza vaccines with recent variants with only minimal changes.
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BBC News - Science & Environment
Ex-child soldier wins environment prizeAn ex-child soldier who has spent years risking his life to fight illegal mining and wildlife poaching in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been given a prestigious award that honours 'environmental defenders' around the world.
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Undersøgelse: Kommuner gør ikke nok mod oversvømmelserSelv om alle kommuner har fået lavet klimatilpasningsplaner, mangler mange en plan for, hvordan de i praksis vil beskytte borgerne mod oversvømmelser.
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The Atlantic
The Leftovers: Meet Me In St. Louis Each week following episodes of the third and final season of The Leftovers , Sophie Gilbert and Spencer Kornhaber will discuss HBO’s drama about the aftermath of two percent of the world’s population suddenly vanishing. Sophie Gilbert: Spencer, am I right in thinking that last week there were no opening credits for the show? No OG string-horror as frescoes get sucked up into the sky, no Iris DeM
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BBC News - Science & Environment
Road verges 'last refuge' for plants - conservation charityRoadsides are often littered with rubbish and weeds but they are havens for rare flowers.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Conservation not an effective tool for reducing infectious disease in people, study findsA new study finds that improved human health is not a benefit of conservation -- at least when health is measured through the lens of infectious disease. The paper analyzed the relationship between infectious diseases and their environmental, demographic and economic drivers in dozens of countries over 20 years.
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Gizmodo
New Documentary Explores Mystery Behind Batman's Secret Co-Creator Still: YouTube If there’s one name that is synonymous with Batman, it’s Bob Kane. As the series’ original creator, he’s long been seen as the genius behind the Dark Knight. One documentary is shining a Bat Signal on the other man behind Bruce Wayne. Advertisement Batman and Bill is all about Bill Finger, a man long (un)credited as the co-creator of Batman and many of its key characters. Accounts
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Science | The Guardian
Obesity blamed for sharp rise in kidney cancer in UK Cancer Research UK says disease has risen 40% in last decade, and threatens to become one of the fastest growing cancers Obesity is to blame for a surge in kidney cancer in the UK, causing an extra 20,000 cases in the last 10 years, according to a leading charity. Cancer Research UK says that new cases of kidney cancer have risen steeply, by 40% over the past decade. Continue reading...
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Gizmodo
Mind-bending 360° Video Takes You From Space to Tokyo and Back Again GIF So far, 360° videos have mostly worked as novelty items that are rarely impressive. But I have to say this motion graphics exercise that starts in a sort of Max Headroom-ish outer space blasts through a deconstructed Tokyo and finally turns into a Space Odyssey-style head trip is one of the finest examples of the technique that anyone’s produced. Advertisement Japanese R&D firm Wowlab produce
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The Atlantic
Trump Was Wrong About France Following Thursday’s terrorist attack on the Champs-Elysees in Paris, which killed one police officer and wounded two others, Donald Trump made a prediction. “The people of France will not take much more of this,” he wrote on Twitter. “Will have a big effect on presidential election!” It seemed like the American president was implicitly backing one of the leading candidates in that election, the
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
New test can identify dangerous bacteria with resistance to last-resort antibioticNew research suggests it is possible to quickly and accurately diagnose some the most dangerous and drug-resistant types of bacterial infections, using equipment already owned by most hospitals.
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Science-Based Medicine
Corrigendum. The Week in Review for 04/23/2017Protection from vampires. An autistic muppet upsets anti-vaxers. Naturopaths want insurance money. Big Chiro: what THEY don't want you to know. This blog is futile. And more.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Altered immune cells may both contribute to preeclampsia and offer new hope for treatmentIn a new study presented today at the APS annual meeting at Experimental Biology 2017, researchers have found that the immune system's natural killer (NK) cells activate and change in response to placental ischemia. Disrupting these altered cells seems to blunt some of the dangerous complications of the condition, including high blood pressure (hypertension) and inflammation in the mother and grow
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Gizmodo
The Most Outstanding Cosplay of C2E2 2017 All photos: Beth Elderkin This weekend might have been focused on pro-science marches, but science education also made a cameo at this year’s Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, or C2E2, with an appearance by the charming Ms. Frizzle of The Magic School Bus (which recently got a reboot pickup). Advertisement This weekend’s event was filled with some of the coolest cosplayers of the Midwest, with
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
An intimate look at the mechanics of dolphin sexEarth's creatures outwardly display an astonishing diversity of genitalia and mating behavior, but the intricate details of how genitalia interact during copulation has remained largely mysterious. In a new study, researchers deploy inventive new techniques to decipher the internal dynamics of copulation. They demonstrate the approach in multiple species of marine mammals, which are animals known
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
An intimate look at the mechanics of dolphin sexUsing CT scans, researchers visualize the internal dynamics of sexual intercourse in marine mammals. The research sheds light on evolutionary forces and has practical applications for conservation efforts.
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The Atlantic
A Rebuke of France's Political Establishment Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen have little in common on the face of it. Macron, who exit polls project as the winner of Sunday’s first round presidential election in France, is a political neophyte. His centrist, globalist, pro-EU policies, are antithetical to the populist movements sweeping the West. Le Pen, who finished second in Sunday’s election, is an embodiment of that movement: Her far-
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Gizmodo
Uber's CEO Became a Big Boy When Tim Cook Gave Him a Stern Talking To Photo: Getty Controversial Uber CEO Travis Kalanick received a career retrospective profile in the New York Times today that covers his awkward early years and his propensity to invite conflict. Among the new information that it reveals, there’s an enlightening story about the time Tim Cook had to summon Kalanick after discovering that Uber was still tracking iPhones after its app had been delete
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