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How work addiction negatively affects your mental and physical health

Work addiction is a growing public health risk in industrialized nations, with some research showing that 5–10% of the United States population meet the criteria. Workaholism comes with a variety of serious mental and physical health concerns such as depression, anxiety, insomnia, lowered immunity, substance abuse, or even chronic fatigue. Employees at the highest risk for stress-related disorders are those in what researchers call the "tense" group category where job demand is high but job cont...
Tags: Health, Work, France, Depression, Anxiety, United States, Innovation, CBT, Karasek, Institute of Education, HSE University, Morteza Charkhabi, Charkhabi


Arthritis drug is no better than standard care in improving severe COVID-19 outcomes, shows new trial

Adding the arthritis drug tocilizumab to standard care for patients in hospital with severe or critical covid-19 is no better than standard care alone in improving clinical outcomes at 15 days, finds a new trial published by The BMJ today.
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Study shows antidepressant drugs are largely ineffective for back and osteoarthritis pain

Antidepressant drugs are largely ineffective for back and osteoarthritis pain, despite being widely used for these conditions, suggests a review of the evidence published by The BMJ today.
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Researchers evaluate the accuracy of NEWS2 scoring system for predicting COVID outcomes

In the first systematic large-scale evaluation of the UK National Early Warning Risk Score (NEWS) 2 as a scoring system for predicting severe COVID-19 outcomes in patients, researchers at King's College London have found poor-to-moderate accuracy for identifying patients at risk of being transferred to intensive care units (ICUs) or dying after 14 days of hospitalization.
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Antidepressants are not effective for treating back pain, osteoarthritis, shows study

Antidepressants are commonly used worldwide to treat pain, however new research from the University of Sydney shows they offer little to no help for people suffering chronic back pain and osteoarthritis and may even cause harm.
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Hataraku Saibou Black Fights to Maintain an Erection

Hataraku Saibou Black‘s next goal now comically involves the maintenance of an erection, schooling watchers on the science behind the act whilst entertaining them with hilarious visuals along the way. Omake:
Tags: Health, Comedy, Drama, Anime, Blood, Oppai, Anthropomorphisation, Image Gallery, Liden Films, Hataraku Saibou, Hataraku Saibou Black, Hataraku Saibou Black Fights


Busting myths on airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2

The rapid spread of COVID-19 caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has led to significant research on the mechanisms of how the virus spreads, which is usually by airborne transmission.
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Idiopathic intracranial hypertension is on the rise, finds study

A new study has found a brain pressure disorder called idiopathic intracranial hypertension is on the rise, and the increase corresponds with rising obesity rates.
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Potentially promising therapeutic combination for renal cell carcinoma uncovered

Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is the most common form of cancer of the kidney. In 2018, there were an estimated 403,000 new cases of RCC and 175,000 deaths due to kidney cancer worldwide.
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Nearly one third of UK's hospitalized COVID-19 patients readmitted

In a recent medRxiv preprint paper, researchers from the UK discussed how they determined organ impairment rates post recovery from COVID-19-related hospitalization and compared the results with that in a control group.
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Researchers discover rare genetic disorder that affects the brain, heart and facial features

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have discovered a new genetic disorder characterized by developmental delays and malformations of the brain, heart and facial features.
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Deep sleep has restorative power to clear waste from the brain

A new Northwestern University study reaffirms the importance of getting a good night's sleep.
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Dumbbell Nan Kilo Moteru? Doles Out More Helpful Exercises

Dumbbell Nan Kilo Moteru? has yet to cease in its endeavor to help readers become physically fit as the latest volume releases more exercise secrets, though, genie delusions, chaotic comedy, and sweaty girls are also present for the sake of variety. Sample pages from the 11th volume, which might have some wondering if the mangaka […]
Tags: Health, Comedy, Fitness, Anime, Fetish, Manga, Muscle, Oppai, Image Gallery, Dumbbell Nan Kilo Moteru


Automated method tracks cortical origin and initial spread of TAU proteins in Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers have developed an automated method that can track the development of harmful clumps of TAU protein related to Alzheimer's disease in the brain, according to work involving 443 individuals.
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Eliminating key gene could revive exhausted immune cells to battle solid tumors

Eliminating a single gene can turn exhausted cancer-fighting immune cells known as CD8+ T cells back into refreshed soldiers that can continue to battle malignant tumors, a new study led by UT Southwestern researchers suggests.
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Prioritizing vaccination of high-risk individuals has only a marginal effect, study suggests

The World Health Organization reports that as of January 19, 2021, there are approximately 94 million cases of COVID-19 globally, with over 2 million deaths.
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LAUSD students discuss political climate as Biden becomes president

Seeing a new administration take over the White House brings with it a feeling of excitement for Emely Cortez. At the same time, she struggles to remain hopeful that President Joe Biden will be able to get as much accomplished as she would like, given how fractured the country is. “In the last four years, when I’ve actually gotten into politics and I started paying attention, I’ve only seen a lot of bad stuff,” said Cortez, an 11th grader at Cesar E. Chavez Social Justice Humanitas Academy in Sa...
Tags: Health, News, Education, Obama, Government, White House, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Community, Lausd, Biden, Local News, Donald Trump, Cortez, Trump


General surgery, palliative care and the new meaning of the phrase, “going viral”  [PODCAST]

“Today and for the foreseeable future, COVID-19 is a serious threat, virulent and contagious, not only leading to an impressive display of human vulnerability and arrogance, but also demonstrating how innovative and creative humans can be during a time of crisis. On a daily basis, I am inspired by the outpouring of courage, empathy, and […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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People with problems in the upper GI tract may be vulnerable to COVID-19 infection

No evidence so far indicates that food or drinks can transmit the virus that causes COVID-19, but new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that people with problems in the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract may be vulnerable to infection after swallowing the virus.
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COVID-19 has transformed the world of vaccines

Researchers at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in Italy and Belgium say the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is transforming the world of vaccinology by accelerating vaccine development and the availability of powerful technologies.
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Australia news live: NSW, Victoria and Queensland report no new Covid cases; Tennis Australia will pay for quarantine

Coronavirus restrictions to ease in Brisbane tomorrow; Scott Morrison rebukes Cricket Australia for dropping Australia Day reference. Follow all the latest news and updates, liveNSW hotspots; Queensland hotspotsState-by-state restrictions and lockdown rules explainedFollow the global coronavirus liveblog 12.15am GMT Shares in pure-play coalminer Whitehaven Coal are down by almost 3% this morning – but the fall is unlikely to be related to Joe Biden’s new executive order committing the US to ...
Tags: Health, Australia, US, America, Australia news, Joe Biden, Paris, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Brisbane, Victorian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Australian Open


Covid: Israel vaccine fears 'out of context and inaccurate'

Israel is likely to be the first country to see an impact from vaccination - but it is still too early.
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Gene Martinez, influential and ‘beloved’ Compass agent, dies at 60

Martinez joined Compass while the company was still young, and went on to lead and help launch operations in multiple parts of the U.S.
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South African SARS-CoV-2 variant escapes antibody neutralization

Researchers in South Africa have conducted a study showing that the novel 501Y.V2 variant of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) that has emerged in the country is able to escape the neutralizing antibodies that are elicited by previously circulating strains of the virus.
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Mask-wearing together with social distancing has maximum impact on COVID-19, study finds

A recent study published in the journal The Lancet has revealed that self-reported use of face masks together with social distancing has a considerable impact on controlling the transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in the United States.
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Ethacrynic acid, a diuretic drug with potential anti-SARS-CoV-2 activity

A study published recently in the journal Viruses has identified a potent diuretic ethacrynic acid as an efficient inhibitor of the main protease of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). This drug can be potentially repurposed to treat coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
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Can employers mandate the COVID-19 vaccine?

Want to keep your job in 2021? That may depend on whether you’re willing to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Employment attorneys Peter Brown and Alex Volberding Liebert of the Los Angeles-based law firm Liebert Cassidy Whitmore say an employer can legally mandate the vaccine under the Americans with Disabilities Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. But there are exceptions. “Employees with disabilities who can demonstrate that they cannot take the vaccine and employees with sincere...
Tags: Health, Business, Law, Labor, California, Cdc, La, Religion, US, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Vaccinations, Ada, Brown, San Fernando Valley


Pets of the Art World

From Artnet - Pets of the Art World! Meet 15 of the Adorable (Yet Edgy) Furry Friends Keeping Artists, Gallerists, and Curators Sane These Days Perhaps the only beneficiaries of the pandemic today are pets, who are suddenly getting around-the-clock attention while their owners work from home. And the joys are mutual: With their fluffy cuddles, unconditional love, and inability to talk back, pets make great quarantine companions for people, too. We asked art world insiders to share pictures of ...
Tags: Health, Pets, So Cute, Jack Russell, Buttercup, Artnet, TheStarryEye Astrologer, Pawpourri, Favorite Sites, Caroline Goldstein, Pets Of The Art World, Buttercup Caroline Goldstein


21 Reason To Go Vegan in 2021

Dr. Neal Barnard shares his top 21 reasons to go vegan in 2021: Among them is reason #2: "Have a heart. Americans eat one million animals every hour." References for this are below: https://animalclock.org https://awellfedworld.org/factory-farms/ Posted at Clinical Cases and Images. Stay updated and subscribe, follow us on Twitter and connect on Facebook. [Author: [email protected] (Unknown)]
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Australia news live: Tennis Australia will pay for quarantine; dead students estates to be pursued for Hecs debt

After suggesting Victorian government may contribute to quarantine costs for Australian Open entourage, Tennis Australia confirms it is footing the bill. Follow all the latest news and updates, liveNSW hotspots; Queensland hotspotsState-by-state restrictions and lockdown rules explainedFollow the global coronavirus liveblog 8.30pm GMT The world’s media will be largely fixed upon Washington DC today after Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States, but here is what is h...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Joe Biden, United States, Washington Dc, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victorian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Australian Open, Productivity Commission, Tennis Australia, Arrow Energy



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