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Genetic testing for rare movements disorders requires increased equity

The researchers use a process known as whole exome sequencing to map out a patient’s genes. Credit: Unsplash. Movement disorders include a range of conditions affecting the nervous system, with more rare disorders increasingly found to be caused by genetic mutations. Genetic diagnosis is an important element for patients seeking treatment for movement disorders. However,…

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WHO calls for greater vaccination efforts in Eastern Europe

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain The WHO’s European office on Tuesday called for increased vaccination efforts in Eastern Europe, warning that the Omicron “tidal wave” was heading eastwards. The World Health Organization’s regional director, Hans Kluge, noted that in the last two weeks, COVID-19 cases had more than doubled in six countries—Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Russia…

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Increased focus on nutrition among shoppers offer golden opportunity for food brands, claims Birds Eye

New research from Birds Eye has revealed that although 58% of Brits have more interest in eating well than a decade ago — with nearly a quarter (22%) of consumers saying they are much more likely to make an effort to minimise their intake of saturated fat, sugar, and salt compared to a decade ago…

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Americans support political violence more after Jan. 6 attack

Polling conducted nearly a year after the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol showed a record-high share of Americans believe violent action against the government is sometimes warranted. About 1 in 3 Americans believe this type of violence is justifiable at times, according to a Washington Post-University of Maryland poll published Saturday. That’s the highest…

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NBA, NBPA Discussing Increased COVID-19 Testing amid Rise in Positive Cases

The NBA and National Basketball Players Association are in discussions to increase testing for COVID-19 amid a rise in positive tests, according to

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Cloud May See More AI, Face Increased Geopolitical Friction

Hyperscalers and cloud data centers in the future might operate in a changed landscape where robots and AI fill gaps in the tech workforce and regional government entities seek more oversight of the space. Gartner and Forrester issued separate predictions recently on what may lie ahead in the cloud. Gartner asserts that by 2025, some 50%…

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Increased temperatures contributed to more than 200,000 cases of kidney disease in 15 years in Brazil alone: study

Professor Yuming Guo. Credit: Monash University Today the world’s largest study of the impact of temperature changes and kidney disease reveals that 7.4 percent of all hospitalisations for renal disease can be attributed to an increase in temperature. In Brazil—where the study was focused—this equated to more than 202,000 cases of kidney disease from 2000-2015.…