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20:46 EDT 21st July 2018 | BioPortfolio

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Saturday 21st July 2018

What health care can learn from what’s happening at Target

I was recently doing some home shopping in Target. It was peak time and fairly busy. After I was done, I walked towards the front of the store and approached the counter area to pay. But alas, there appeared to be hardly any manned registers. Lots of people were strolling up and down, trying to […]

This Week’s Awesome Stories From Around the Web (Through July 21)

FUTURE OF WORK This Is What Work Will Look Like in 2100 Jared Lindzon | Fast Company “Some futurists believe that automation will push future workers to tasks that are quintessentially human, and that things like standardized working hours and traditional hierarchies will disappear.” GENETICS UK Ethics Council Says It’s Okay to Create Genetically Modified […]

The function of the junk jumping gene (LINE1) uncovered

Reporter and Curator: Dr. Sudipta Saha, Ph.D.   Long interspersed nuclear elements 1 (LINE1) is repeated half a million times in the human genome, making up nearly a fifth of the DNA in every cell. But nobody cared to study it and may be the reason to call it junk DNA. LINE1, like other transposons […]

Never underestimate the power of a smile

He was a young patient with AIDS and Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia (PJP). Maybe that should have scared me from the start, but it didn’t. In hindsight, I keep wondering when the fear really set in. But downstairs under the glaring lights and the swooshing bustle in the ER, I only remember that he looked slightly […]

Would you ever vacation nude? 'Nacations' are the latest getaway trend

In 2016, 4.3 billion dollars was directly spent on nude travel in the state of Florida alone. Psychologists say the trend isn't surprising.

It's Time for the Integration of Virtual Health Services Based on a Timeline

I was struck by a passage in a recent article about the rapid growth of virtual health services for the majority of encounters at Kaiser Permanente, for example, falling into this category (see, for example: (see: In-Person Health Care as Option B). Below is one key passage from this article:...

Who named our bones? And what were they thinking?

All of our 200+ bones have names, which facilitates describing them when we cannot actually hold them or point directly at them. It might be easier to remember the names if they were familiar ones like Robert, Sally, and Kevin, but no such luck. Latin was the original language of science, so the bones received […]

Somewhere in Between: Exploring Art and Science Collaborations

The latest art and science exhibition at the Wellcome Collection, Somewhere in Between, explores ideas about cattle farming, multisensory synaesthesia, sexual health and virus transmission, and the human capacity to breathe. In an unprecedented level of collaboration, the exhibition is ... The post Somewhere in Between: Exploring Art and Science Collaborations appeared first on Labiotech.eu.

3 Things In Biotech, July 21: Does CTI Really Deserve To Tank?

INSUFFISANCE CARDIAQUE : L’espoir des cellules souches humaines pour remusculariser le cœur

Cela devrait redonner espoir aux personnes atteintes de maladie cardiaque, commentent les chercheurs de l’Université de Washington : en parvenant avec succès à restaurer par cellules souches humaines la fonction cardiaque chez des singes atteints d'insuffisance cardiaque, l’équipe américaine confirme les promesses de l’approche dans le traitement des humains insuffisants cardiaque...

VIEILLISSEMENT : Se sentir jeune, est-ce vraiment être moins vieux ?

Se sentir jeune pourrait signifier que le cerveau vieillit plus lentement, conclut cette étude d’une équipe de l’Université de Séoul, l’une des premières à relier l'âge subjectif à l'âge biologique. Ses conclusions publiées dans la revue Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience suggèrent que les personnes âgées qui se sentent plus jeunes ont moins -objectivement- de signes [...

Adam Civalier Reveals His Top Three Dishes as He Discusses Passion for Thai Cuisine

ROCHESTER, N.Y., July 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- As co-owner of Rochester-based restaurant KHONG, Adam Civalier's knowledge of Thai cuisine is, arguably, almost second to none. Read more...

News digest – HPV jab for boys, low sugar chocolate, diabetes and complementary therapies might affect survival

Battery Honored With Campaign of the Year: Gold at the Ad Age Small Agency Awards

LOS ANGELES, July 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, July 18, the independent advertising agency Battery took home top honors with Gold for 'Integrated Campaign Read more...

MKSAP: 70-year-old man with heartburn

Test your medicine knowledge with the MKSAP challenge, in partnership with the American College of Physicians. A 70-year-old man is evaluated in follow-up for heartburn of 7 years’ duration. He has frequent nocturnal reflux but has not had odynophagia or dysphagia, and his weight has been stable. He was recently started on once-daily omeprazole with good control […]

Friday 20th July 2018

Leading global smart card developer UBIVELOX enters cryptocurrency market with strategic ...

Partnership to co-develop Pundi X ecosystem and support deployment of Pundi X POS in South Korea SEOUL, South Korea, July 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Pundi Read more...

Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission issues extension for Avista and Hydro One ...

TORONTO and SPOKANE, WA, July 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Hydro One Limited ("Hydro One") (TSX: H) and Avista Corporation ("Avista") (NYSE: AVA) today received notice Read more...

NEWELL BRANDS SHAREHOLDER ALERT: CLAIMSFILER Reminds Investors with Losses in Excess of ...

NEW ORLEANS, July 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ClaimsFiler, a FREE shareholder information service, reminds investors that they have until August 20, 2018 to file lead Read more...

Crinetics IPO: Shares At 2.7x Its Cash Per Share With Competitors Trading At 6-7x

TRT Holdings, Inc. Exploring Possible Sale Of Gold's Gym

DALLAS, July 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- TRT Holdings, Inc., the majority shareholder of Gold's Gym since 2004, says it will put the iconic fitness brand Read more...

Cambium Networks: El rescate de la cueva en Tailandia demuestra los beneficios de la rápida ...

La conectividad inalámbrica para apoyar al personal de emergencias e informar al público se ha convertido en parte integrante de la preparación y respuesta modernas Read more...

This is a Test Release from PR Newswire

CLEVELAND, July 20, 2018/PRNewswire/ -- This is a test from PR Newswire. This is a test from PR Newswire. This is a test Read more...

MINISO Won Four Prizes in The 2018 Red Dot Award Ceremony

ESSEN, Germany, July 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 9, the 2018 Red Dot Design Award ceremony was held at the Aalto-Theater in Essen, Germany, Read more...

RE: NorthStar Anesthesia, Notice of Data Privacy Event

IRVING, Texas, July 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Between May 23 and 24, 2018, NorthStar learned of an email phishing campaign that resulted in the compromise Read more...

MINISO erhält vier Auszeichnungen auf der Verleihungszeremonie des 2018 Red Dot Award

ESSEN, Deutschland, 20. Juli 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Am 9. Juli fand die Preisverleihung des 2018 Red Dot Design Award im Aalto-Theater in Essen, Deutschland, statt, Read more...


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