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Chinese military drills in Taiwan Strait a backdrop to senior US visit

31 minutes ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Taiwan's Liberty Times newspaper said Taiwan air force jets scrambled 17 times over four hours on Friday morning, warning the Chinese Air Force to stay away.
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Molecular imaging probe reveals Alzheimer's-related γ-secretase in rodents, macaques

1 hour ago   |   News Medical

Scientists at the Massachusetts General Hospital have developed a molecular imaging probe to reveal Alzheimer's disease -related γ-secretase in rodents and macaques with...
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Researchers describe details of protein linked to genetically inherited Parkinson's disease

2 hours ago   |   News Medical

In August, a team of researchers at the University of California San Diego published groundbreaking back-to-back studies describing unprecedented details of a protein linked to...
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Parkinson's Ups the Odds for Dangerous Falls, But Prevention Is Key

2 hours ago   |   Medicine Net   |   3 articles

Title: Parkinson's Ups the Odds for Dangerous Falls, But Prevention Is Key Category: Health News Created: 9/16/2020 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AM
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Two men lodge guilty pleas over Dally M betting scandal

3 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

The pair, who were senior executives at a start-up software company which collated votes for several Dally M awards, will be senteced next month.
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Ophthalmic organizations request FDA reconsider moxifloxacin removal from 503B bulk list

3 hours ago   |   Healio

Several major ophthalmic organizations requested the FDA reconsider its intention to remove moxifloxacin from the 503B bulk drug list, which identifies drug substances for...
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Students' risk for anxiety decreased during COVID-19 lockdowns, UK survey finds

11 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

A survey of 1,047 students aged 13 to 14 years from 17 schools in the United Kingdom showed that their risk for anxiety decreased during lockdowns for the COVID-19 pandemic...
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Low-Income Voice, Broadband Discounts Available Through ‘Lifeline' Program

13 hours ago   |   Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

Recognizing that not everyone can afford the cost of a voice or broadband connection, the Lifeline Program provides a monthly discount for eligible low-income consumers on a...
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Part-Time Jobs That are Perfect for Seniors

14 hours ago   |   Active Beat

As we enter our senior years one of the best things to look forward to is retirement. Ah, at last, time to relax without working. That might be true for some people but others...
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UTHSC professor receives $455,000 grant to study cause of aggressive prostate cancer

14 hours ago   |   News Medical

Ramesh Narayanan, PhD, professor in the Department of Medicine and the Division of Hematology and Oncology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has received a...
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Parkinson's Disease and COVID-19

Parkinson's Disease and COVID-19

There's no robust evidence that having Parkinson's disease increases susceptibility to COVID-19, or that COVID-19 confers a greater risk of Parkinson's disease. But there are... Read more ...

Exercise Protocol Reduces Freezing of Gait Symptom of Parkinson's Disease

Exercise Protocol Reduces Freezing of Gait Symptom of Parkinson's Disease

Freezing of gait, an incapacitating symptom of Parkinson's disease can be reduced by exercise protocol. Read more ...

Monitoring Blood Pressure Helps Reduce Falls in People With Parkinson's Disease

Monitoring Blood Pressure Helps Reduce Falls in People With Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson's disease patients have a sudden drop in blood pressure while standing, a condition known as orthostatic hypotension. Read more ...

Can a Parkinson's Drug Treat Macular Degeneration?

Can a Parkinson's Drug Treat Macular Degeneration?

More than 15% of Americans over age 70 have AMD, and 10% to 15% of those cases go on to develop the more severe wet macular degeneration, which can cause swift and complete... Read more ...

Molecular imaging probe reveals Alzheimer's-related γ-secretase in rodents...

Scientists at the Massachusetts General Hospital have developed a molecular imaging probe to reveal Alzheimer's disease -related γ-secretase in rodents and macaques with... Read more ...

Researchers describe details of protein linked to genetically inherited...

In August, a team of researchers at the University of California San Diego published groundbreaking back-to-back studies describing unprecedented details of a protein linked to... Read more ...

Two men lodge guilty pleas over Dally M betting scandal

The pair, who were senior executives at a start-up software company which collated votes for several Dally M awards, will be senteced next month. Read more ...

Ophthalmic organizations request FDA reconsider moxifloxacin removal from...

Several major ophthalmic organizations requested the FDA reconsider its intention to remove moxifloxacin from the 503B bulk drug list, which identifies drug substances for... Read more ...

Low-Income Voice, Broadband Discounts Available Through ‘Lifeline' Program

Recognizing that not everyone can afford the cost of a voice or broadband connection, the Lifeline Program provides a monthly discount for eligible low-income consumers on a... Read more ...

Part-Time Jobs That are Perfect for Seniors

As we enter our senior years one of the best things to look forward to is retirement. Ah, at last, time to relax without working. That might be true for some people but others... Read more ...