Inflammation tied to thyroid dysfunction with psoriasis

Thyroid dysfunction in patients with psoriasis may be associated with inflammation caused by psoriasis, according to a study published online June 22 in the Journal of Dermatology. Jianfeng Zheng, from the Tongji University School of Medicine in Shanghai, and colleagues evaluated the prevalence of thyroid dysfunction in patients with psoriasis vulgaris (PsV), psoriatic arthritis (PsA), […]

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Samsung Electronics to halt production at its last computer factory in China

Samsung Electronics Co will halt operations of its last computer factory in China, the South Korean tech giant said on Saturday, the latest manufacturer to shift production from the world’s second-biggest economy. Companies are rethinking their production and supply chains amid rising Chinese labour costs, a U.S.-China trade war and the blow from the COVID-19 […]

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Survivors of adolescent, young adult ALL may suffer late effects

Survivors of adolescent and young adult (AYA) acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) may experience late effects, with a high incidence of subsequent endocrine disease and cardiac disease, according to a study published in the August issue of JNCI Cancer Spectrum. Lori Muffly, M.D., from Stanford University in California, and colleagues examined late effects in 1,069 AYAs […]

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Seth Meyers: beware the ‘craven husks laying groundwork’ for Trump’s election chaos

Seth MeyersOn Thursday Trump used Twitter to decry mail-in voting – a standard practice for state elections – and to “Delay the Election until people can properly, securely and safely vote???” “Oh great,” said Seth Meyers on Late Night, “so not only is he casually suggesting incinerating American democracy, he’s doing it like he’s offering […]

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