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Cancer cells hibernate to survive chemotherapy, finds study

Cancer cells go into a state similar to hibernation when attacked by chemotherapy.The low-energy state is similar to diapause—the embryonic survival strategy of over a 100 species of mammals. Researchers hope to use these findings to develop new cancer-fighting therapies. When attacked by chemotherapy, all cancer cells have the ability to start hibernating in order to wait out the threat, finds new research. The cancer cells hijack an evolutionary survival mechanism to transition into a state o...
Tags: Health, Biology, Medicine, Animals, Cancer, Public Health, Canada, Innovation, University of Toronto, Brien, Margaret, O Brien, Research Institute, Schimmer, Catherine O Brien, Aaron Schimmer


Cancer cells hibernate like bears to evade harsh chemotherapy

Dr. Catherine O'Brien's study is the first to identify that cancer cells hijack an evolutionary conserved program to survive chemotherapy. Furthermore, the researchers show that novel therapeutic strategies aimed at specifically targeting cancer cells in this slow-dividing state can prevent cancer regrowth.
Tags: Science, Catherine O Brien


Goldman Sachs says jet fuel demand will accelerate in 2021, driven by availability of a COVID-19 vaccine by the second-quarter

REUTERS/David Becker Goldman Sachs expects jet fuel demand to recover in 2021 alongside the potential availability of a COVID-19 vaccine in the second quarter.The bank's analysts said the number of airline passengers will return to pre-virus levels by 2023."We do not believe that jet fuel demand has peaked and see jet as an area of long-term demand growth in this decade," analysts said in a note dated September 25.They suggested remaining selective on equities, and named domestic-exposed a...
Tags: Europe, Trends, Opec, Brent, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Singapore Airlines, Alaska Air Group, Hawaiian Holdings, Mark Mobius, Southwest Airlines JetBlue Airways, Catherine O Brien, COVID, Shalini Nagarajan, REUTERS David Becker Goldman Sachs


13,000 airline layoffs pile up in California as pandemic drags on

Five major airlines plan to furlough more than 13,000 California workers in October as they grapple with a steep drop-off in air travel amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In notices to the state Employment Development Department in July and earlier this month, the carriers offered up grim numbers that reflect a deep pullback in bookings among both leisure and business travelers. Passengers exit a plane after arriving on a Southwest Airlines flight from Oakland at Ontario International Airport...
Tags: Business, News, Workplace, California, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Airlines, Oakland, Goldman, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Hawaiian Airlines, Frontier, Centers for Disease Control


Southwest has blamed a mechanics union for hundreds of canceled flights — and the stock is tanking (LUV)

Southwest Airlines on Tuesday blamed a mechanics union for hundreds of flight cancellations. The union hit back, accusing the carrier of scapegoating. On Wednesday, Southwest said the impact from the government shutdown could be four times its previous estimate. Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock to "sell" on Tuesday, citing margin pressures from the launch of Hawaii flights. Shares sank more than 5% in trading on Wednesday. Follow the stock's price in real time here. It hasn't been a good w...
Tags: London, Trends, Hawaii, Goldman Sachs, Southwest Airlines, Southwest, Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association, Mike Van de Ven, AMFA, Catherine O Brien, Southwest and Alaska Air Group


Southwest has blamed an 'unprecedented' number of canceled flights on a mechanics union — and the stock is tanking (LUV)

Southwest Airlines on Wednesday blasted its mechanics union for hundreds of cancellations.  The union hit back, accusing the carrier of scapegoating. Also on Wednesday, Southwest said the impact from the government shutdown could be triple what it previously warned. Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock to sell on Tuesday, citing margin pressures from the launch of Hawaii flights.  Shares sank as much as 4% in early trading Wednesday. Follow trading in real-time here. It’s not been a good week ...
Tags: Trends, Hawaii, Goldman Sachs, Donald Trump, Southwest Airlines, Southwest, Mike Van de Ven, AMFA, Catherine O Brien


Catherine O’Brien will donate her kidney to ‘repay’ NHS

Catherine O’Brien plans to donate her kidney to ‘repay’ the NHS for treating her husband’s cance
Tags: Health, NHS, Catherine O'Brien


5 Tips for Reducing Ever-Growing Mom Guilt

Moms tend to feel guilty for all sorts of things. They feel guilty for working full-time or part-time. They feel guilty for not breastfeeding or for stopping too early. They feel guilty for not being able to join their child’s field trip. Again. They feel guilty for taking time for themselves. For not cooking from scratch. For the dirty clothes in the corner and dirty dishes in the sink. For not making enough money. For making mistakes. For being too tired. For anything. As psychotherapist Krys...
Tags: Psychology, Facebook, Family, General, Pinterest, Parenting, Relationships, Friends, Parent, Habits, Happiness, Stress, Mental Health, Self-help, Self-esteem, Guilt


Navigating the Tricky and Often Triggering World of Social Media as a Mom

For many moms, social media can be a triggering space. It can be a breeding ground for comparison, which so many moms are already prone to in their offline lives. Comparison only creates more and more doubt about everything from your parenting choices to how you are as a person. Maybe you compare yourself to the mom on social media who makes creative meals, has a spotless home and entertains her kids with fun activities and adventures. Maybe you compare yourself to the mom who gushes about every...
Tags: Psychology, Facebook, Family, Technology, General, Parenting, Relationships, Parent, Pregnancy, Habits, Social Media, Stress, Self-help, Confidence, Depression, Anxiety


5 Self-Care Tips for New Moms

When you’re a new mom, your self-care routine may seem like a distant memory. A very distant memory. After all, how are you supposed to care for your needs when your baby requires your attention 24/7? How are you supposed to care for your needs when you’re consumed with brand-new tasks, such as changing diapers and breast- or bottle-feeding? Plus, often you don’t have any guidance or “policies and procedures” on how to do things, said Catherine O’Brien, MA, LMFT, a relationship therapist who spe...
Tags: General, Parenting, Babies, Pregnancy, Stress, Self-help, Women's Issues, Motherhood, Coping Strategies, Newborn, New Mother, Self-compassion, Mental Health And Wellness, Children And Teens, Self Care, Healthy Coping