Living in disadvantaged neighborhoods doubles post-op delirium risk for older adults

Where you live can increase your risk for experiencing delirium after surgery. So said a study that showed older adults who live in the most disadvantaged neighborhoods are two times more likely to experience delirium after surgery than their counterparts from more affluent communities. These findings by researchers from the Aging Brain Center in the […]

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Take Five: Sayonara Abenomics?

1/ THE END OF THREE ARROWSShinzo Abe, Japan’s longest serving premier and author of the signature shock-and-awe “Abenomics” stimulus strategy, has resigned for health reasons. Sweeping to power in late 2012, Abe deployed his three arrows of Abenomics – large-scale monetary easing, fiscal spending and structural reforms – to reignite the world’s third biggest economy […]

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School Employs Robot Cleaner to Disinfect Classrooms Using UV Light, Making Them Safe For Returning Humans

A school has employed ROBOT cleaners to disinfect classrooms in a bid to make them Covid-19 safe for returning pupils and teachers. The autonomous self-cleaning droids have been used in hospitals and airports before, but this is the first time the pioneering technology has been used in a school. When the school is empty, the […]

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EBMT trial shows improvements in treatment of severe aplastic anemia

The European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT), Europe’s collaborative peer network of professionals working in the field of stem cell transplantation and cellular therapy, announced today the results of the phase III RACE trial during EBMTs virtual 46th Annual Meeting. Preliminary data show that adding Eltrombopag to standard immunosuppressive treatment is safe and […]

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U.S. big tech dominates stock market after monster rally, leaving investors on edge

BOSTON, MA. – U.S. technology giants are increasingly dominating the stock market in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, even as they draw accusations of unfair business practices, and some investors fear the pump is primed for a tech-fueled sell-off. The combined value of the S&P 500’s five biggest companies – Apple Inc (AAPL.O), Amazon.com […]

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