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India heatwave temperatures pass 50 Celsius

Temperatures passed 50 degrees Celsius (122 Fahrenheit) in northern India as an unrelenting heatwave triggered warnings of water shortages and heatstroke.

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Spørg Fagfolket: Hvorfor skal øen i midten af rundkørslen være så høj?

En læser er irriteret over, at mange rundkørsler er så høje, at man ikke kan se bilerne på den anden side. Det er der en god grund til, fortæller Vejdirektoratet.

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'Energy for democracy': A plan for out-of-this-world solar power

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Subsidy-Free Renewables As Cheap or Cheaper than Fossil-Fuel Power

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When will holograms become common to see in the world?

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Did I Need to Know What Gender My Nonbinary Interviewees Were Assigned at Birth? Maybe Not

To write about the debate over adding an “X” option to state IDs, I was trying to better understand how the issue plays out in everyday life.

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Dansker i spidsen for EAACI-komité

Charlotte Mørtz fra OUH bliver tirsdag ny formand for EAACI's dermatologikomité, og står samtidig i spidsen for udarbejdelsen af et globalt atlas for hudmanifestationer ved allergi

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Første dedikerede mastocytoselægemidler er under udvikling

To nye lægemidler, som er direkte målrettet behandling af den alvorlige sygdom mastocytose, er under udvikling, fortæller lederen af det danske mastocytosecenter Sigurd Broesby-Olsen

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How long can humans live?

Humans are living longer around the world. While there have been obvious ups and downs, life expectancy at birth overall has been steadily increasing for many years. It has more than doubled in the last two centuries. This increase was previously driven by reductions in infant mortality . But since around the 1950s, the main driver has been reductions in mortality at older ages. In Sweden, for ex

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The Death of Astronomy?

Probably not, but forthcoming commercial satellite constellations herald a new era for our night skies — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Negotiating your salary? Here's why it's better to take the long view.

When you walk in to your boss' office to ask for a raise, what should you be thinking about? Money, it turns out, is only one piece of the puzzle. Long-term, your salary depends on your value. So how do you increase your value? Whenever possible, you want to become involved in high-value, high-visibility projects that will grow your skill set and make leadership fully aware of what you can do. So

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Law backs doctors who prescribe opioids to the dying

Some doctors fear litigation and professional ruin if they are seen to have overprescribed opioids to terminally ill patients, according to a University of Queensland researcher.

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Murray Gell-Mann obituary

One of the leading particle physicists of the 20th century Murray Gell-Mann, who has died aged 89, was the leading figure in the study of elementary particle physics in the middle years of the 20th century. His work transformed the way that physicists conceive matter at the smallest length scales. In 1950 the world of atomic and nuclear physics was relatively straightforward: atoms consisted of po

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An image to make you feel very small

NASA data reveals an amazing deep space vista.

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US, Brazil and Australia lead the world in weakening national parks

Two million kilometres opened up to industry – and that’s not including marine sanctuaries. Richard A Lovett reports.

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Video game guns increase real-life gun-play in pre-teens

US study finds kids who kill monsters with firearms are more likely to pretend to shoot a real handgun. Nick Carne reports.

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Chimps have a taste for crabs

Researchers find freshwater crustaceans are a big part of the diet of forest-dwelling apes. Andrew Masterson reports.

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Why giant human-sized beavers died out 10,000 years ago

When its diet started to become scarce, a huge ancestor of the modern ecosystem engineer was doomed. Tessa Plint from Canada’s Heriot-Watt University explains.

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Less Like Us: An Alternate Theory of Artificial General Intelligence

The question of whether an artificial general intelligence will be developed in the future—and, if so, when it might arrive —is controversial. One (very uncertain) estimate suggests 2070 might be the earliest we could expect to see such technology. Some futurists point to Moore’s Law and the increasing capacity of machine learning algorithms to suggest that a more general breakthrough is just aro

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Science history: The extraordinary scientist known as ‘Her Deepness’

Sylvia Earle is an accomplished scientist, record-breaking deep sea diver and environmental campaigner. Jeff Glorfeld reports.

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How to set up your first 3D printer

DIY At least you know it won't crave magenta ink. Proponents of 3D printing have long hyped the idea that if you think of something new or break something you own, you can just push a button on your computer and print a…

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Tørst og manglende toiletter truer, men Dhaka går foran med et godt eksempel

PLUS. Rent vand, kloakering og rensning af spildevand er et kæmpe globalt problem – og en mulighed for danske virksomheder.

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Vi vil behandles og behandle ordentligt

Professor Poul Videbechs tale til psykiatri-demonstrationen på Christiansborg Slotsplads 1. juni: Psykisk sygdom er skræmmende – derfor er der brug for en mere rummelig, omfavnende og værdig psykiatri.

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"Noncoding" Mutations May Play Unexpected Key Role in Autism

A new study used machine learning to show how “all mutations are not created equal” — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Hybrid Ferraris! Flying Cars! And More Car News This Week

Plus: You can now pay for some NYC subway rides with your iPhone, but the system is about more than just fast taps.

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Trump's Response to Robert Mueller Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup

The president had an interestingly-worded response to Robert Mueller's press conference last week.

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"Noncoding" Mutations May Play Unexpected Key Role in Autism

A new study used machine learning to show how “all mutations are not created equal” — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Want to improve your life? Just learn to say no

We are used to saying yes to please others but it can be harmful not to be more assertive. And imagine what you can do with all that free time When you ask someone how they are, 95% of the time they will answer with some version of “busy”, “good, but busy” or even, sometimes, “crazy busy”. Busy has become a badge of honour, a signifier of success – a humble brag that implies we are important and i

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How the ‘Central Park Five’ Changed the History of American Law

Coverage of violent crime is a staple of American news, yet only a handful of stories capture the attention of the nation. Even fewer go on to inform the trajectory of American legal proceedings. The acclaimed filmmaker Ava DuVernay tackles one of the most significant criminal cases of the 1990s with her miniseries When They See Us , which premiered on Netflix on May 31. In four episodes, DuVerna

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"Noncoding" Mutations May Play Unexpected Key Role in Autism

A new study used machine learning to show how “all mutations are not created equal” — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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The Southern Ocean may be less of a carbon sink than we thought

The Southern Ocean’s ability to suck up much of the carbon that humans pump into the atmosphere is in question.

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Lægeformand: Giv os nu det ankenævn

Vi skal kunne gå på arbejde uden bekymring for at blive næste læge, der bliver omtalt med et bynavn.

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Entrepreneurs offer $10m for cracking mystery of DNA

Scientists challenged to create genetic code from simple chemicals

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Amateur Astronomers Gather For 'Star Parties'

Light pollution has taken away much of the night sky. But there are still places far from city lights where amateur astronomers gather with their telescopes for what they call "star parties."

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Mapping For Future Floods

The flood risk maps put out by the federal government are notoriously outdated. Many elected officials have suggested fixing the problem by prioritizing funding for a mapping technology called LiDAR.

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Cinder Grill Review: Cooks Like a Champ, but Needs Refinement

This countertop grill impressively slow-cooks and sears meat and vegetables, but the design feels underdone.

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At 90, E. O. Wilson Still Thrives on Being a Scientific Provocateur

Over six decades, the biologist (and workaholic) Edward O. Wilson has made huge contributions to science, often sparking controversies along the way.

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Promising Trial Suggests Music Can Help Strengthen The Brains of Premature Babies

The Indian snake charmer's flute is the most soothing.

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Artificial intelligence, the future of work, and inequality

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Global Media Forum: Can Artificial Intelligence truly be creative?

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New recyclable plastic can break its molecular bonds and start over

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The Subtle Subversions of Always Be My Maybe

This story contains minor spoilers for Always Be My Maybe . Nahnatchka Khan didn’t intend to make her directorial film debut with the Netflix rom-com Always Be My Maybe . She’d been the showrunner of Fresh Off the Boat , the cheeky ABC sitcom about a Taiwanese American family living in ’90s Florida, for five seasons. She was ready to make the leap with a buddy comedy produced by Elizabeth Banks’s

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The Surprising Complexity of Animal Memories

Chrysippus, a Greek philosopher from the third century B.C. , is said to have recounted how a hunting dog arrived at a spot where three roads met. The dog smelled the two roads by which the quarry had not passed, then without hesitation or any further sniffing set off on the third. According to the philosopher, the dog had drawn a logical conclusion, reasoning that if the quarry had not taken two

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Enzalutamide improves survival for men with metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer

Enzalutamide, an oral androgen receptor inhibitor, can improve outcomes for men with metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer (mHSPC), according to a large study presented by Christopher Sweeney, MBBS of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's Lank Center for Genitourinary Oncology, during the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting.

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Candidate to run global food body will 'not defend' EU stance on GM

Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle tells US she would be more open to its interests in UN role Europe’s candidate to run the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), which guides policymakers around the world, has promised the US she will “not defend the EU position” in resisting the global spread of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). In a bid for US support, Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle told seni

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Much @Stake: The Band of Hackers That Defined an Era

Today's cybersecurity superstars share a common thread—one that leads back to early hacking group Cult of the Dead Cow.

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App Store in crosshairs as Apple courts developers

Apple is set to court software savants at its annual developers conference beginning Monday while contending with criticism that the iPhone maker has made its App Store a walled garden.

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Nothing Prepares You for Visiting Omaha Beach

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France—The first thing you notice, at the end of the narrow roads that lead to this precipice, is how peaceful this place is. The cliffs are thick with rough green vegetation and drop down—sharply, then more gradually—to a Prussian-blue sea and a windswept beach. Omaha Beach. The morning I went, the sun was bright, and a few people were walking on the sand with a dog. I could

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What Two Crucial Words in the Constitution Actually Mean

Is the president a king? The question may sound absurd, but you’d be surprised: A great many lawyers, politicians, judges, and policy experts think the U.S. Constitution builds from exactly that starting point. Their argument relies on the first sentence of Article II, which gives the president “the executive power.” That phrase, they claim, was originally understood as a generic reference to mon

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Republicans and Democrats Are Describing Two Different Constitutions

Todd Taulman Photography / Shutterstock / The Atlantic Updated at 10:08 a.m. ET on June 2, 2019. Democratic and Republican politicians agree on one thing about President Donald Trump’s tax returns: The Constitution determines who can see them. Democrats such as Representative David Cicilline insist that Congress needs access to fulfill its “constitutional responsibilities of oversight” and evalua

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Apple Just Patched a Modem Bug That's Been in Macs Since 1999

A researcher found the 20-year-old flaw by drawing on tricks from a childhood spent tinkering with his parents’ Mac Performa.

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Connected champagne putting a cork in bogus bubbly

Champagne is now connected: Thanks to tracking technology, champagne houses now have tools to better guard against fraud while gaining a new channel to interact with their customers.

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ThorCon Advanced Nuclear Reactor — More Than Worth Its Weight In Salt

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Stephen Porges: ‘Survivors are blamed because they don’t fight’

The psychiatry professor on the polyvagal theory he developed to understand our reactions to trauma Stephen Porges is professor of psychiatry at the University of North Carolina and “Distinguished University Scientist” at Indiana University, where he has created the Traumatic Stress Research Consortium. He is best known for developing polyvagal theory, which describes how visceral experiences aff

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Myndigheder vil tvinge sig adgang til hemmelige chatbeskeder

Tysk forslag skal gøre det nemmere at fange terrorister, men betyder også større risiko for aktivister.

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Med kræftens håndværkere til årlige marked i Chicago

Professor Christoffer Johansen rapporterer fra ASCO 2019: Det kræver en særlig rutine at udvælge præsentationer og gennemskue de ellers så perfekte oplæg. Og tid til at synke indtrykkene. Og så er det fantastisk med alle de veluddannede mennesker, der bruger hele deres liv på kræften.

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How the sheer hell of ultrarunning led me to a strange peace

He was often on the verge of giving up such gruelling challenges, but eventually Adharanand Finn found that ultrarunning led him to a meditative state I never wanted to run an ultra marathon. I’ve always loved running, the freedom of it, the childish abandon, but I was a 10K and half-marathon runner, a “real” runner (in my eyes), someone who pushed the pace and gunned for fast times. Ultrarunning

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Nyt Nasa-påfund skal revolutionere flyvinger

PLUS. Måske kan det være slut med spær, ribber og krængeror, når der skal produceres vinger til flyvemaskiner i fremtiden. MIT-forskere har i samarbejde med Nasa testet en ny teknologi, som siges at kunne revolutionere produktionen. Dansk ekspert er dog skeptisk.

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Markant livsforlængelse ved lungekræft

Brug af pembrolizumab markerer en stor landvinding for patienter med fremskreden ikke-småceller lungekræft.

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Bedre overlevelse for brystkræft

Ribociclib i tillæg til hormonterapi forbedrer overlevelsen for unge kvinder med brystkræft.

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Pembrolizumab forlænger livet ved mavekræft

Frontlinjebehandling med pembrolizumab kan tilbyde nye behandlingsmuligheder for nydiagnosticerede patienter med mavekræft eller kræft i overgangen til spiserøret, siger forsker bag studie.

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Kræftdiagnose øger større risiko for depression kraftigt

Risikoen for depression stiger til det tredobbelte, når mænd bliver diagnosticeret med prostatakræft, viser studie foretaget af læge og ph.d-studerende Anne Sofie Friberg.

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En åbningsceremoni med substans

ASCO var tro mod sit tema om patientens bidrag til forskning og behandling ved åbningsceremonien, der gav overlæge Morten Mau-Sørensen stof til eftertanke.

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Skylleprøver kan hjælpe med udredning af lungekræft

Ph.d. og læge Caroline Brenner har kigget efter cirkulerende tumor-dna i skylleprøver, og hendes studie viser, at undersøgelsen kan blive et bidrag til standardundersøgelserne.

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Teenager forsøgte at hacke sig til job ved Apple: Her er fire andre, der havde lidt mere succes

I hackingens historie er der masser af eksempler på hackere, der er gået fra skyggeside til heltestatus.

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The Heartland review – fascinating study of schizophrenia

Award-winning writer and former mental-health nurse Nathan Filer redefines our understanding of the illness In 1980s Ireland, Brigid becomes obsessed with a photo of a statue of the Virgin Mary and things spiral devastatingly from there. Erica is a hardworking fashion journalist in her 20s who believes the contraceptive coil she has had fitted is actually a camera planted by MI5. James is training

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Immunterapi i 1. linje er på vej til hoved-halskræft patienter med tilbagefald

Et fase-3 studie viser positive resultater for immunterapi til hoved-halskræft patienter med tilbagefald. Dog er der flere spørgsmål, der skal besvares inden dansk godkendelse, siger overlæge fra OUH Niels Gyldenkerne.

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Gadget Lab Podcast: An Interview With Firewire Surfboards CEO Mark Price

Listen to an interview with our guest Mark Price about how to make a surfboard without ruining the ocean.

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This Creepy AI Predicts What You Look Like Based on Your Voice

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First nanosat to rendezvous with an asteroid

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Will there be car safety technology that prevents 100% of potentially fatal accidents?

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Robot duo wins ocean-mapping XPRIZE

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NASA plans to send equipment to Moon from 2020

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How Monsanto manipulates journalists and academics | Carey Gillam

Monsanto’s own emails and documents reveal a disinformation campaign to hide its weedkiller’s possible links to cancer Over the past year, evidence of Monsanto’s deceptive efforts to defend the safety of its top-selling Roundup herbicide have been laid bare for all to see. Through three civil trials, the public release of internal corporate communications has revealed conduct that all three jurie

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Svampen som gräver guld

Forskare i Australien har till sin förvåning upptäckt en svamp som drar åt sig guld. Kanske kan det innebära att det ligger en stor guldfyndighet under. Se hur det fungerar i klippet ovan.

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John Romero's unofficial 'Doom' expansion is available now

If you'd like your Doom sequels more traditional than Doom Eternal, your fix is at hand. Series co-creator John Romero has released his unofficial (and significantly delayed) …

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The promise and pitfalls of using robots to care for the elderly

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Watch this Israeli robot face off against a marksman in a live-fire demo

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Anyone want to discuss von Neumann probes?

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The Threat of Deep Fakes

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Kids suing the US over climate change are getting global support

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This Creepy AI Predicts What You Look Like Based on Your Voice

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Lyft offers free EV charging to Portland drivers

Lyft might have a way to recruit more EV drivers: top up their cars for free. The ridesharing service has teamed up with Portland General Electric to offer free EV charging in the …

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Inka History In Knots (Book Review)

Gary Urton explains what we can and cannot know about Inka khipus — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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App helps improve pain control and reduce opiate use after surgery

Patients who underwent total knee replacement and used a smartphone app (PainCoach) at home after surgery consistently reduced opiate painkiller use and improved pain control, according to new research being presented at this year's Euroanaesthesia Congress (the annual meeting of the European Society of Anaesthesiology) in Vienna, Austria (June 1-3).

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Virtual reality improves tolerance of anaesthesia procedures and reduces need for intravenous sedation by at least 50%

Giving patients virtual reality sessions before and during locoregional anesthesia for orthopedic procedures substantially reduces pain and the need for intravenous sedation, according to new research being presented at this year's Euroanaesthesia congress (the annual meeting of the European Society of Anaesthesiology) in Vienna, Austria (June 1-3).

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US visas now demand social media details

One of the major platforms that President Trump was elected on was reducing immigration to the US. While little has been done so far to bring down the number of people coming to the country, …

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Amazon’s Plan to Move In to Your Next Apartment Before You Do

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'Pokémon Go' will drop Apple Watch support after July 1st

If you're used to advancing your Pokémon Go game with an Apple Watch, you'll want to change your habits. Niantic is ending support for the Apple Watch after July …

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