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'You still end up with nothing': Reality of living in work poverty revealed

As the number of working families who live in poverty continues to rise in the UK, a new 'On the front line' article reveals the severe challenges that low pay, limited working hours and constrained employment opportunities bring.

'Mystery clients' reveal weaknesses of tuberculosis care in rural China

Many health care providers in China--especially those at village clinics and township health centers--fail to correctly manage tuberculosis (TB) cases, according to a study involving standardized patients published this week in PLOSShow More Summary

High blood pressure boosts risk of common heart valve disorder

Elevated blood pressure is a risk factor for mitral regurgitation, a leakage of one of the heart valves, according to a paper published this week in PLOS Medicine by Kazem Rahimi of The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford, UK and colleagues. Show More Summary

High blood pressure linked to common heart valve disorder

For the first time, a strong link has been established between high blood pressure and the most common heart valve disorder in high-income countries, by new research from The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford.

Worms learn to smell danger

Worms can learn. And the ways they learn and respond to danger could lead scientists to new treatments for people with neurodegenerative diseases.

New examination of occupational licensing contradicts decades of research

Study is the most comprehensive examination of licensing to date Licensure may rigidify reward structure of an occupation, solidifying wage inequality Most substantial growth in professional licensure has been in blue-collar occupat...

Therapeutic form of arsenic is a potential treatment for deadly type of brain cancer

PHOENIX, Ariz. -- Oct. 17, 2017 -- From Sherlock Holmes to Agatha Christie, arsenic is often the poison of choice in popular whodunits. But in ultra-low dosage, and in the right form, this naturally occurring chemical element can be a potent force against cancer.

Study links chocolate production to increased deforestation in poor nations

The costs of chocolate production around the world Every year, more than five million family farms in countries such as Côte d'Ivoire, Cameroon, Indonesia and Brazil produce about four and a half million tons of cocoa beans, according the World Cocoa Foundation. Ghana and the Ivory Coast supply more than 70 percent of the world's cocoa.

ELLE's Women in Hollywood 2017: Red carpet arrivals

ELLE's 24th Annual Women in Hollywood event could not have come at a better time.

The Most Powerful Journalist In Hollywood Protected Harvey Weinstein For Years

In the mid-1990s, a young reporter at the entertainment trade magazine Variety pitched a story at the weekly meeting that would’ve made Harvey Weinstein look bad.

Buy These Popular Toys Now -- Before They Sell Out This Holiday Season

Given that it's only October, you're probably thinking more about Halloween than holiday shopping. Walmart, Toys R Us, Target, Kmart and Amazon have released their predictions for the hottest holiday toys. Hatchimals Surprise Twin-Puppadee ($69.99) is an egg in which a pair of twin creatures are hiding and waiting for some loving attention.

Breast cancer treatments today -- and tomorrow (video)

AMES, Iowa - The concept of "collective intelligence" is simple - it asserts that if a team performs well on one task, it will repeat that success on other projects, regardless of the scope or focus of the work. While it sounds good in theory, it doesn't work that way in reality, according to an Iowa State University researcher.

A new compound targets energy generation, thereby killing metastatic cells

Cancer can most often be successfully treated when confined to one organ. But a greater challenge lies in treating cancer that has metastasized, or spread, from the primary tumor throughout the patient's body. Although immunotherapy can be effective in treating the metastatic phase of the disease, it is still applicable to a limited number of patients.

Three of the most deadly cancers get critical funding for research

Immunotherapy for leukemia patients has been nothing short of a miracle. Now scientists hope to use that science and other forms of gene therapy to tackle three of the deadliest forms of cancer: glioblastoma (brain cancer), sarcoma (bone cancer) and ovarian cancer. Show More Summary

A Short Film About the Color and Darkness of the Immigrant Experience

Joshua Rothman writes about Joey Ally’s short film “Joy Joy Nails,” which follows a group of Asian-American manicurists working in a nail salon.

Trump: Ask Gen. Kelly If He Got A Call From Obama?

During a interview, President Trump claims that President Obama did not call General Kelly after his son died in Afghanistan.

2020 Polestar 1: The S90 Coupe Volvo Won't Build

The newly stand-alone performance brand's first model is a Volvo in all but name.

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