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Brain study finds what eases pain of financial loss

Kate Kelland Reuters Financial market traders and keen gamblers take note. Scientists have found that a chemical in the region of the brain involved in sensory and reward systems is crucial to whether people simply brush off the pain of … Continue reading

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High school bullies risk their careers

AAP Sydney Morning Herald High school bullies will get knocked back from working at clubs across NSW under a new program targeting their career prospects. Clubs have joined local high schools in NSW’s Murray region to take a stand against … Continue reading

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Destroying Latin America: Journalist Mary O’Grady on Populism, Protectionism, and Prohibition

Mary O’Grady Reason TV “The inequality produced by liberty: This, for the socialist, is the soft underbelly of pro-market rationale and the best place to attack,” says C, a columnist who covers Latin America for the Wall Street Journal. “I … Continue reading

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Water treatments alone not enough to combat fluorosis in Ethiopia

Tim Lucas EurekAlert DURHAM, NC — Increased intake of dietary calcium may be key to addressing widespread dental health problems faced by millions of rural residents in Ethiopia’s remote, poverty-stricken Main Rift Valley, according to a new Duke University-led study. … Continue reading

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Latest research confirms genetic susceptibility to lung cancer

Kristal Griffith EurekAlert Japanese have higher vulnerability to certain lung cancers; study in May JTO. DENVER – Previous research has shown that Asian patients with lung cancer are more likely to harbor epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutations. Furthermore, Asian … Continue reading

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Memory in Adults Impacted by Versions of Four Genes

Science Daily Two research studies, co-led by UC Davis neurologist Charles DeCarli and conducted by an international team that included more than 80 scientists at 71 institutions in eight countries, has advanced understanding of the genetic components of Alzheimer’s disease … Continue reading

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Marriage and a high socioeconomic level improve health

Kristina Karlsdotter EurekAlert The per capita income and per capita welfare of the region of residence are protective factors against diseases. People with a high socioeconomic level have been demonstrated to have better health than the rest of people. Other … Continue reading

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US Launches PR Campaign for Ugandan Oil Intervention

James Corbett Global Research TV As the scramble for Ugandan oil heats up, a documentary about Joseph Kony’s 20 year campaign of terror has become an online cause celebre and is once again energizing the public for military campaigns abroad. … Continue reading

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Farmers are concerned over calls to harness Asian capital to boost the nation’s food production

Ben Peckham Australian FARMERS have demanded an overhaul of foreign investment rules ahead of any attempt to harness Asian capital to boost the nation’s food production. Trade Minister Craig Emerson has outlined a plan to use Chinese and Indian investment … Continue reading

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Poland withdraws tons of food containing industrial salt

Press TV Polish health authorities have ordered recall of more than 230 thousand tons of pickles, bread and other food suspected of containing industrial salt. The withdrawn foods include vegetables that are preserved in salts, like pickles, sauerkraut and beets … Continue reading

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