Daily Archives: July 20, 2017

IATSE President Matthew Loeb Re-Elected Without Opposition

IATSE international president Matthew D. Loeb has been re-elected without opposition to a four-year term as head of the below-the-line union. The vote by acclamation took place at the IATSE’s 68th Quadrennial Convention on Thursday at the Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood, Fla. IATSE — the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees — is a union that reps more ...

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High-fat diet leads to same intestinal inflammation as a virus

FINDINGS A new study by scientists at UCLA found that when mice eat a high-fat diet, the cells in their small intestines respond the same way they do to a viral infection, turning up production of certain immune molecules and causing inflammation throughout the body. The scientists also found that feeding the mice tomatoes containing a protein similar to that ...

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Flashback: Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell Sing 'Hunger Strike'

The shocking news of Chester Bennington’s suicide is just beginning to sink in, leaving us with a lot more questions than answers along with endless heartache. The Linkin Park frontman battled addiction and depression throughout his life, but at least by outward appearances he seemed to be doing better these days. Linkin Park also remained a huge commercial force in ...

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Scientists develop test to identify best treatment for gonorrhea

FINDINGS Researchers from UCLA have developed a laboratory test that helps physicians determine which people with gonorrhea may be more treatable with an antibiotic that has not been recommended since 2007 because of concerns that the resistance to the drug was growing. BACKGROUND Gonorrhea has developed increasing resistance to all current antibiotics. Due to the spread of multi-drug resistant gonorrhea, ...

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Linkin Park: 12 Essential Songs

Linkin Park‘s music has long explored themes of alienation, inner demons and personal suffering, making the suicide of the band’s lead singer Chester Bennington an especially tragic and heavy loss. Bennington’s voice often sounded like the battle of dark and light, as he would shift suddenly from tender, subtle vulnerability to scorching, raspy screams. “Literally the most impressive talent I’ve ...

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