Challenging long-held theories of Alzheimer’s disease progression impacts future treatment options

Macquarie University dementia researchers have harnessed a system previously used for cancer research in a major discovery that debunks previous thinking on Alzheimer’s Disease development. The discovery will allow researchers to observe and analyze the life cycle of individual brain cells over time, including their response to potential new drug treatments. The new findings reveal […]

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U.S. safety regulators reviewed concerns over GM sensor

U.S. automotive safety regulators reviewed evidence related to an allegedly defective steering sensor that was used in roughly 778,000 older General Motors Co vehicles but ultimately decided against opening a formal investigation into the matter. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said about the previously unreported review. The agency evaluated information related to a […]

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IUD saving fertility for women with cancer

A common intrauterine device (IUD) could help preserve fertility and reduce the need for hysterectomies for women suffering endometrial cancer, according to University of Queensland research. UQ’s Professor Andreas Obermair, from the Queensland Centre for Gynecological Cancer Research, said his team had just completed the feMMe study—a phase II randomized trial with 165 endometrial cancer […]

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Report into world’s biggest companies shows Apple makes $151 million in profit every day

It’s no secret that the world’s biggest tech companies make a lot of money. In the five seconds or so it’s taken you to read this, Apple generated around $8,800 in profit, while Alphabet became $5,445 richer, figures that dwarf the average American’s weekly wage of $1,237.New research carried out by accounting software fintech business […]

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