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Removing 'zombie cells' deters Alzheimer's in mice

World / Science & Health Sep 20, 2018

Removing 'zombie cells' deters Alzheimer's in mice

Eliminating dead but toxic cells occurring naturally in the brains of mice that are designed to mimic Alzheimer's slows neuron damage and memory loss associated with the disease, according to a study published Wednesday that could open a new front in the fight against ...

South Korea bans coffee in schools

Asia Pacific Aug 31, 2018

South Korea bans coffee in schools

Students and teachers in South Korea will need to find new ways of staying alert through the long school day, after the government said Friday it will ban coffee sales in schools. Selling highly caffeinated drinks to students in schools has already been banned since ...

NBA players' union hires doctor to oversee mental health issues

Basketball / NBA Jun 1, 2018

NBA players' union hires doctor to oversee mental health issues

The National Basketball Players Association has hired its first director of mental health and wellness. Dr. William D. Parham will oversee the union's new program designed to help members with mental health issues. The program will be headquartered in Los Angeles. NBPA executive director Michele Roberts ...