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Excellent Advice For Improving Your Photography Skills

Photography is a very popular hobby, but taking great pictures involves more than just pointing and clicking. In order to do this, you must always be on the lookout for creative insight. Follow them, and your reputation as a photography wiz will grow as your pictures get better and better. Use the tips that you […]

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The majority of workers return to their jobs after being hospitalized for injuries

Close to 60% of working adults who were hospitalized as a result of an injury had returned to their jobs after being discharged, according to a recent study in the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. However, more than half of the patients in the study’s sample were in medical debt, and close to […]

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Nanozymes that can block HIV reactivation

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) have developed artificial enzymes that can successfully block reactivation and replication of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in the host’s immune cells. Made from vanadium pentoxide nanosheets, these “nanozymes” work by mimicking a natural enzyme called glutathione peroxidase that helps reduce oxidative stress levels in the host’s […]

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Upadacitinib beats placebo for psoriatic arthritis

For patients with psoriatic arthritis, upadacitinib at a dose of 15 mg or 30 mg once daily is more effective than placebo, according to a study published in the April 1 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Iain B. McInnes, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of Glasgow in the United Kingdom, and colleagues […]

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People eat more the night before exercise, study finds

A study into eating behavior and exercise has found that people increase the amount of food they eat the night before a planned exercise session. Researchers tested a group of recreationally active males, made up of Loughborough staff and students as well as members of the public, and found when they had an exercise session […]

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Exposure to harmful chemicals in plastic may contribute to postpartum depression

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals may influence hormonal shifts during pregnancy as well as contribute to postpartum depression, according to a small study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Postpartum depression is a serious and common psychiatric disorder that affects up to 1 in 5 childbearing women. The cause of postpartum depression is […]

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Researchers find novel therapeutic target for specific cancer treatment

Mount Sinai researchers uncovered a mechanism that tumor cells exploit selective autophagy for metabolic reprogramming that benefits tumor cell growth and offers resistance to glucose deprivation. The study suggests that AKAP220-mediated autophagy as a novel therapeutic target for specific cancer treatment. Autophagy is a lysosome degradation pathway that is cytoprotective through recycling of intracellular cargoes […]