ADHD – Four Genes Linked To The Disorder

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Four gene variants, all members of the glutamate receptor gene family, appear to be involved in vital brain signaling pathways in a sub-set of children with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), researchers from the Center for Applied Genomics at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia reported in the journal Nature Genetics. The authors add that their findings could help Read More

Some like it hot: discovering Finland’s sauna culture

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As winter approaches and the flakes start to fall thick and fast in northern climes, what better way to keep toasty than by stripping off and sweating it out in a little pine-clad room heated to 80°C, before taking a joyous leap into an icy lake just for the hell of it. Finland invented the Read More

How to choose your Dubai theme park

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Move over Orlando. Not content with boasting the world’s tallest building, an indoor ski slope and a palm-shaped island, Dubai is now also striving to become the theme park capital of the world. With five new fun zones opened since 2016, you can now go ghost-busting, snap a selfie with a dinosaur, plunge into a Read More

Tokyo in winter: what to see, do and eat

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Tokyo’s winter charms are one of the city’s best-kept secrets. This means that as well as a festive atmosphere and crisp, clear days perfect for soaking in hot springs and spotting Mt Fuji, visitors get to enjoy all the city has to offer with far fewer crowds. Just keep in mind that many attractions close Read More

Should El Salvador be on your travel bucket list?

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When people consider a trip to Central America, El Salvador probably isn’t the first country that comes to mind. The tiny nation has had its fair share of uncomplimentary headlines in recent years, but a trip to this mountainous little corner of the isthmus will turn any and all preconceived notions upside down. Izalco Volcano Read More

Shopping in Essaouira: where to buy what

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Laid-back Essaouira may have fewer shops than Marrakesh, but if you want to spend more time chilling than haggling, then the seaside city’s hassle-free souqs are for you. All of Morocco’s popular merchandise can be found in Essaouira’s compact, easily navigable medina, along with local specialities such as thuya wood, vibrant local art, raffia shoes Read More

A Guide to Juggling Multiple Job Offers and Coming Out on Top

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For those who have never had more than one job offer in hand simultaneously (or an offer and an interview process rolling), this topic alone may make you roll your eyes. Because, come on, who doesn’t want to have multiple suitors clamoring for you? Please. However, for anyone who’s been in this boat (or who’s Read More

How to Negotiate Salary: 37 Tips You Need to Know

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ASK YOUR QUESTION HERE Whether we’re starting a new job or gunning for a promotion at our current one, we all know that we should be negotiating. Or do we? A survey by Salary.com revealed that only 37% of people always negotiate their salaries—while an astonishing 18% never do. Even worse, 44% of respondents claim to have Read More

Roche’s Avastin Receives EU Approval For Ovarian Cancer

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Roche announced today that its product known as Avastin (bevacizumab) has been approved by the European Union for treatment of ovarian cancer. When used in combination with standard chemotherapy (carboplatin and paclitaxel) it will be part of a front-line (first-line following surgery) regime. Hal Barron M.D., Chief Medical Officer and Head, Global Product Development said : “Today’s approval Read More

Apple Unveils Highly Secure, High-Priced iPhones

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Apple on Tuesday made its long-awaited iPhone splash, accompanied by announcements of major upgrades to Apple Watch and Apple TV. The company launched two new generations of mobile phones — iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, and iPhone X — with enhancements in photography and device security in all models. The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Read More