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Engineering neurons offer new hope for treatment of Parkinson’s disease

Summary: Researchers have devised a novel method of converting non-neural cells into functional neurons capable of forming synapses, delivering dopamine and restoring neuron function undermined by the dopamine cell destruction associated with Parkinson’s disease. Source: Arizona State University Neurodegenerative diseases damage and destroy neurons, ravaging both mental and physical health. Parkinson’s disease, which affects more …

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Google's Pixel Watch is coming this fall, with some familiar Fitbit features

Google’s Pixel Watch is coming this fall, with some familiar Fitbit features

Google announced its the long-awaited Pixel watch Wednesday, continuing the tech giant’s expansion into hardware. The company teased its first smartwatch during its Google I/O conference, but plans to reveal more details closer to the device’s fall launch. The watch has a circular domed design, runs on Google’s Wear OS smartwatch software, and includes some …

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Greg Norman: 'We've all made mistakes,' says golf great on murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Greg Norman: ‘We’ve all made mistakes,’ says golf great on murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi

“All this stuff about Saudi Arabia and Khashoggi and human rights, talk about it, but also talk about the good the country is doing by changing its culture,” Norman said at a LIV Golf event at the Centurion. Club in St. Albans, England. . Norman is President of LIV Golf. “Listen, we’ve all made mistakes …

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These sea 'squirts' could reverse signs of aging: study

These sea ‘squirts’ could reverse signs of aging: study

The Fountain of Youth may be more like a “squirt”. Chinese scientists have found that sea squirt – a commonly eaten shellfish throughout East Asia – could potentially help reverse the effects of aging in those who eat it. “A pill to keep you young might not be such an unrealistic proposition after all – …

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Angels' Reid Detmers threw a rare no-hitter while throwing to contact - Orange County Register

Angels’ Reid Detmers threw a rare no-hitter while throwing to contact – Orange County Register

ANAHEIM – Reid Detmers showed more than just an ability to get out in his no-hitter Tuesday night. He got outs while throwing on contact. The 22-year-old rookie southpaw had just two strikeouts in his no-hitter, the first time in 11 years that a pitcher had thrown a no-hitter with as few as two strikeouts. …

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Today's Mortgage Rates: 30-Year Rates Drop a Quarter Point |  May 11, 2022

Today’s Mortgage Rates: 30-Year Rates Drop a Quarter Point | May 11, 2022

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Frenkie de Jong: Persist or cash in?  The Barcelona transfer dilemma

Frenkie de Jong: Persist or cash in? The Barcelona transfer dilemma

Regular Barcelona watchers will recognize the scene. Barca are struggling in a game, stubbornly trying to break their opponents in defence. Around the hour mark, the fourth referee held up a sign reading the number 21. Frenkie de Jong sadly walked off the pitch and the Nou Camp crowd groaned. It keeps happening. Ahead of …

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Medical scanners latest victim of supply chain outages in China

Medical scanners latest victim of supply chain outages in China

Placeholder while loading article actions In the United States, doctors are prioritizing only the most critical patients and hospitals are rationing supplies of a crucial drug after a covid lockdown in China temporarily closed a GE Healthcare factory that is a vital source for a key ingredient in medical imaging. The closure of the Shanghai …

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