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Afghanistan & Iraq veterans’ opioid use similar to that of civilians

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Heavy rucksacks, parachuting out of helicopters, combat injuries, and stress result in chronic pain for many service members. In the United States, opioids are commonly prescribed to manage chronic pain, and overprescribing is a concern, particularly for veterans’ healthcare.

However, a new study published in Pain suggests that opioid use among

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How walking benefits the brain !


Summary:You probably know that walking does your body good, but it’s not just your heart and muscles that benefit. Researchers found that the foot’s impact during walking sends pressure waves through the arteries that significantly modify and can increase the supply of blood to the brain.

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Brain stimulation during training boosts performance

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Your Saturday Salsa club or Introductory Italian class might be even better for you than you thought.

According to Sandia National Laboratories cognitive scientist Mike Trumbo, learning a language or an instrument or going dancing is the best way to keep your brain keen despite the ravages of time. Not only do you enhance your cognition but you also learn a skill

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SAAB receives order from FMV for Next Gen Anti-Ship Missiles


Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) for production of next generation anti-ship missiles. The total order value amounts to SEK 500 million and deliveries will begin in the mid-2020s.

In March 2017, Saab announced an order from FMV for development and production of the next generation

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Assessing heart disease risk is within arm’s reach


Summary:Researchers may have just discovered a potential new method to diagnose and monitor atherosclerosis: the radial artery.

Atherosclerosis, commonly known as hardening of the arteries, has long been seen as a strong indicator of coronary artery disease, as compared to the traditional risk factors of race, age, gender and metabolic profile. Unlike… Read More

Investment in IT could rise despite growing protectionism

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At a time when rising protectionism in the US and some other developed markets is threatening to disrupt the Indian IT industry, as many as 52% of respondents in a survey commissioned by industry body FICCI said they would be stepping up investments in the IT sector over the next one year—a remarkable jump from just 21% last year. Similarly, 66% of the people … Read More

Research suggests that Trans fat bans lessen health risks

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People living in areas that restrict trans fats in foods had fewer hospitalizations for heart attack and stroke compared to residents in areas without restrictions, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Chicago Medicine and Yale School of Medicine.

“The results are impressive, given that the study focused on trans

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Rolls-Royce wins $300m order from Lion Group

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Rolls-Royce has won a $300m order from Lion Group for Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines to power three new Airbus A330 aircraft, supported by Rolls-Royce’s flagship engine service, TotalCare®.

The Lion Group already operates three of the aircraft, all powered by the Trent 700 engine.

Edward Sirait, CEO, Lion Group, said: “These aircraft are an exciting… Read More

Getting a handle on Brain Organization


Summary:Even among people born without hands, there is an overlap in brain activity when viewing hands and viewing tools, suggesting the connection between the two hands and tools is deeply ingrained in brain organization. But the study also found tantalizing clues that, because those born without hands perform many daily functions using their feet, a similar… Read More

Struggling with different work identities? Your work may suffer


Summary:Few people are just one person at work. You may be both a manager and an employee. Or you may be a salesperson who represents two very different brands. Now a new study suggests that how you juggle those different work identities may affect your job performance.

Few people are just one person at work. You may be both a manager and an employee. Or you may be … Read More

Exercise associated with improved heart attack survival

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Summary:Exercise is associated with improved survival after a heart attack, according to research. The chances of survival increased as the amount of exercise rose, the investigators report.

Exercise is associated with improved survival after a heart attack, according to research published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. The chances… Read More

Shoe-string theory: Science shows why shoelaces come untied

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A new study by mechanical engineers at UC Berkeley finally shows why your shoelaces may keep coming untied. It’s a question that everyone asks, often after stopping to retie their shoes, yet one that nobody had investigated until now. The answer, the study suggests, is that a double whammy of stomping and whipping forces acts like an invisible hand, loosening… Read More