Taking the STING out of MND

Melbourne researchers are working towards a potential treatment to slow the progression of motor neuron disease (MND), offering hope to people with this debilitating and incurable illness. The research team have uncovered how inflammation in MND is triggered. Pinpointing the molecules involved in this pathway could be a first step towards a new treatment for […]

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$30,000 turkey highlights Equinor’s ‘control problems’ in U.S.

A report on Norwegian energy firm Equinor’s EQNR.OL loss-making investments in the United States detailed significant problems the state-controlled company should have dealt with faster, its chair and chief executive said on Friday. Equinor made a series of acquisitions of onshore and offshore petroleum reserves in the United States in the years before the 2014-2016 […]

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CLABSI rates have remained stable in neonatal, pediatric ICUs

Among critically ill neonates and children, the rates of central catheter-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) remained stable from 2013 to 2018, while population-based catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) rates decreased, according to a study published online Oct. 5 in JAMA Pediatrics. Heather E. Hsu, M.D., M.P.H., from the Boston University School of Medicine, and colleagues examined […]

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Biden’s first step on taxes may be cracking down on cheats, Democrats say

Joe Biden will reverse Republican tax cuts for the wealthy and corporations on “day one” if he wins November’s election, his Democratic running mate, Senator Kamala Harris, vowed during Wednesday night’s vice-presidential debate. Other Democrats in Washington, however, say that timing looks overly ambitious. A new Biden administration, which would be inaugurated on Jan. 20, […]

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Marshall’s Major IV wireless headphones afford 80+ hours of battery life

As with most Marshall gear, the headphones are aesthetically pleasing, sporting the iconic Marshall script in white on a mostly black colorway. They are collapsible for easier transportation or storage and tip the scales at just 5.82 ounces.Amplifier maker Marshall is now accepting pre-orders for its latest wireless headphones, the Major IV. The on-ear cordless […]

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