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Admin August 4, 2018

Alzheimer’s disease research has long been beset by a religious war of sorts: “BAPtists” ardently believe that plaques formed by beta-amyloid proteins drive the disease by gumming up and ultimately killing neurons. “TAUists” believe that the real culprits are the neurofibrillary tangles, or twisted tau proteins, that accumulate within neurons. And “ATHIEsts” believe that while […]

Admin August 4, 2018

The specter, and ongoing rise, of antibiotic resistant superbugs has shaken public health officials around the world. But a new study underscores how even practices meant to curb preventable infections may wind up, at least partially, making matters worse. Australian researchers found that some kinds of bacteria (specifically, the multidrug-resistant superbug Enterococcus faecium) have grown […]

Admin August 4, 2018

By Clifton Leaf August 3, 2018 Alzheimer’s disease research has long been beset by a religious war of sorts: “BAPtists” ardently believe that plaques formed by beta-amyloid proteins drive the disease by gumming up and ultimately killing neurons. “TAUists” believe that the real culprits are the neurofibrillary tangles, or twisted tau proteins, that accumulate within […]

Admin August 4, 2018

HP Hood LLC has recalled a shipment of half-gallon Vanilla Almond Breeze almond milk because the product may contain actual milk. Unless you have a milk intolerance or allergy, it’s safe to consume this product. For those with an allergy, however, the recalled cartons pose a threat. “People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity […]

Admin August 4, 2018

LITTLE TOKYO, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Little Tokyo in Los Angeles is one of three official Japantowns in the country, and was declared a national historic landmark district in 1995. The neighborhood is a thriving, trend-setting, cultural and shopping district with new housing, a growing population and so much to check out. One must-do in […]

Admin August 4, 2018

Nearly 400 people in 15 states have been sickened by a parasite infection linked to McDonald’s salads, according to the Food and Drug Administration. The outbreak started in May, and the FDA reported an additional 109 cases on Thursday. At least 16 people have been hospitalized due to the Cyclospora parasite, which causes intestinal illness. […]

Admin August 4, 2018

A new Line Friends pop-up shop has opened for business in Hollywood. The new arrival is located at 6922 Hollywood Blvd., Suite 101, across the street from the Hollywood & Highland Center. According to its Yelp page, Line Friends is a global brand that “features 11 characters based on stickers from the messaging app called […]

Admin August 4, 2018

Chronic pain affects 30 percent of people in America, according to the New England Journal of Medicine. That’s one reason for the explosion in opioid abuse and addiction. But a new tool gives doctors a new option to help their patients with chronic pain. It’s a neuro-stimulator called the HF 10, and it’s dramatically reduced […]

Admin August 4, 2018

SANTA ANA, Calif. (KABC) — Orange County officials on Friday announced they will be planning to file a lawsuit and temporary restraining order to block a controversial needle exchange program set to begin next week. In an emergency meeting at the Orange County Hall of Administration in Santa Ana, OC Board Chairman Andrew Do asked […]