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Mendelian Randomization Study Suggests Causal Relationship Between IBD, Psoriasis

A Mendelian randomization study found that there appears to be a causal relationship between inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and psoriasis. A study published in Frontiers in Immunology found that there appeared to be a causal relationship between inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and psoriasis. The study, which used a Mendelian randomization approach, also found that psoriasis […]

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Arthritis breakthrough: The key to easing symptoms could be in the mind suggests new study

Rheumatoid inflammatory arthritis, which affects some 800,000 people in the UK, is a long-term condition that can inflict debilitating pain onto the joints of sufferers. Discomfort is typically concentrated in the hands, wrists and feet, but the inflammation can lead to problems in other parts of the body. A new study suggests positive thinking may […]

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Entertainment

Tan France suggests Netflix could replace the cast of ‘Queer Eye’: ‘I’m sure that they’ll want somebody younger and hipper’

Tan France suggested that his days as a host on Netflix ‘s “Queer Eye” could be numbered in a new expansive interview with Insider.  “We’re all knocking on a bit,” said France, who is the star of Insider’s latest digital cover, in reference to the show’s cast getting older.  “I don’t know how much people […]

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Canada

2nd RCMP staffer suggests commissioner under political pressure after N.S. mass shooting | CBC News

The former head of communications for the Nova Scotia RCMP said it was “appalling” to hear the commissioner of the Mounties bring up federal political pressures in a meeting days following the mass shooting. New documents released Tuesday by the inquiry into the massacre on April 18-19, 2020, have accounts from three senior staff and […]

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US

Gen Z Indifferent to Metaverse Retail, Study Suggests | ThinkAdvisor

What You Need to Know Gen Z’s apparent lack of interest should be particularly worrisome to retailers making multimillion-dollar investments in their metaverse presence. Gen Z is interested in “hybrid in-store experiences that use mixed reality technologies to incorporate a virtual element to shopping.” Gen Z, millennials and Gen X all cite lack of understanding […]

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Life Style

Study Suggests What the Human-Robot Relationship Looks Like

Robots have helped humans for years since the start of the 20th century. And robotic advancement only assures us that these machines are always improving their abilities to perceive and process information, complete complex tasks and improve the overall quality of our lives. That said, much remains mysterious in human and robot interactions. For instance, […]

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Science

Research Suggests There’s a Big Overlooked Benefit of Having Dyslexia

The modern world is stitched together by threads of written language. For those with the reading disorder dyslexia, the endless tangle of words can feel like an obstacle to survival.   Long framed purely as a learning disorder, the neurological condition that makes the decoding of text so difficult could also benefit individuals and their […]

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UK

Boris Johnson MUST get ‘a proper Brexit’ done to stay in No.10, suggests Nigel Farage

The lifelong Brexiteer and pioneer of the movement to get the UK out of the EU criticised Mr Johnson for folding to the demands of Brussels during negotiations in 2019. When he was first made Conservative leader, the incumbent of No. 10 vowed to “get Brexit done” by forcing the continent to renegotiate the deal […]

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Heart disease: Women experience condition differently to men – new research suggests why

Professor Dungan added if a gene is overactive it “could cause too many platelets to respond to the clot, which could block the flow of blood and oxygen to the heart muscle and lead to a heart attack”. While RAP1GAP2 was not found to lead to poor cardiovascular outcomes in men, it is believed it […]

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Know Your Partner’s Love Language? One Study Suggests It Could Make a Big Difference

The idea of love languages is that we all express love differently – physical touching, buying gifts, giving compliments and so on – and recognizing that others may not express love in the same way that we ourselves do can help keep relationships strong. But there’s not been much research done to back that idea […]