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China Court to Hear Test Case on Gay Depiction in Media

A Chinese court is to decide on a test case concerning the depiction of homosexuals in the media. Gay relations are currently treated as abnormal. Mainland Chinese newspaper, The Global Times reported that a Beijing court Wednesday accepted case brought by a private citizen, Fan Chunlin, requiring the country’s media regula… Variety

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Development of a Nanowire Device to Detect Cancer with a Urine Test

Nagoya, Japan – Cells communicate with each other through a number of different mechanisms. Some of these mechanisms are well-known: in animals, for example, predatory threats can drive the release of norepinephrine, a hormone that travels through the bloodstream and triggers heart and muscle cells to initiate a “fight-or-flight” response. A far less familiar mode of cellular transport is the ...

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CRITICAL child's hearing test could be developed within five years

As many as seven per cent of children suffer Auditory Processing Disorder (APD), a condition where the brain fails to process sounds properly. Experts hope the new diagnostic method will give clinicians the information they need to help parents and teachers to provide support so victims are not left behind at school or socially. Sufferers of APD, which can affect ...

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Dementia symptoms: Could your optician DIAGNOSE alzheimer’s disease in an EYE test?

Dementia can be difficult to identify until it has progressed, however recent research has indicated opticians may one day be able to spot it in an eye test. According to the NHS, early signs currently include memory loss, problems with language and difficulty making decisions. However, scientists have suggested that an eye test could help identify the condition early, and ...

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Warner's 'Justice League' to test appetite for lesser-known DC heroes

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REVEALED: New £5 blood test shows ‘chest pain’ heart attack risk

Results obtained in just 20 minutes would save millions of patients from having further tests and will cut costs and hospital time, claim researchers.  A global study of nearly 23,000 people found the blood test accurately ruled out the risk of a heart attack in almost half of all those arriving at hospital emergency departments with chest pains.  Chest pain ...

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