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‘MIND’ diet may help preserve brain health in people with MS

A diet designed to boost brain health appears to benefit people with multiple sclerosis, or MS, new research suggests. For the study, a team from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City examined 185 people diagnosed with MS within the past five years. Each had MRI brain scans and responded to…

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Famous birthdays for June 19: Gena Rowlands, Robin Tunney

Gena Rowlands arrives on the red carpet for the 88th Academy Awards in Los Angeles on February 28, 2016. The actor turns 91 on June 19. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo June 19 (UPI) — Those born on this date are under the sign of Gemini. They include: — British King James…

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On This Day, June 19: Juneteenth marks Independence from slavery in Texas

The DC Emancipation Act of April 16, 1862 is on display as a special exhibit to mark its anniversary at the National Archives Museum in Washington, DC on April 15, 2019. President Abraham Lincoln issued the proclamation freeing the slaves in Washington, DC, and then on September 22, 1962 issued the Emancipation Proclamation that freed…

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Most’high priority’ patients not putting it onto kidney transplant lists

Many Americans who stand to benefit most from a kidney transplant may be missing a key window of opportunity, a new study finds. The study focused on kidney failure patients who would be expected to live many years after receiving a kidney transplant. That generally includes relatively younger people without other major medical conditions. In…

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U.S. Open golf: Russell Henley, Richard Bland tied for Round 2 lead

Richard Bland of England thanks spectators after sinking a putt on the fourth hole in the second round at the 121st U.S. Open Championship on Friday at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego. Photo by Richard Ellis/UPI | License Photo June 18 (UPI) — Russell Henley and Richard Bland are entering the weekend tied…

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‘THEY’RE SO OBEDIENT’: Melbourne fringe group slams’ignorant’ majority

The uprising against lockdown led to wild scenes in Melbourne but a new Covid-denier group took things further by slamming “mindless” Australians.

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Antiviral drugs may help stop COVID-19. Will Australians be willing more to pop tablets than get the jab?

Antiviral drugs are being developed that can reduce the severity of COVID-19 — but will they be welcomed, or seen as a hard pill to swallow? The post Antiviral drugs could help prevent COVID-19. Will Australians be more willing more to pop pills than get the jab? appeared first on Crikey.

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T20 World Cup: Australia yet to locate a wicketkeeper-batsman for championship, says Ricky Ponting

Wicketkeeper-batsmen Alex Carey, Matthew Wade and Josh Philippe were named recently in an extended 23-man squad. But the squad will be whittled down before five T20Is and three ODIs against West Indies in July, and five T20Is against Bangladesh in Dhaka.  

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Revellers crowd into city centres to kick the balmy Bank Holiday weekend

Groups of young women dressed to impress in Liverpool and Newcastle as they posed for photos, queued to get into bars early and even performed back flips as they saw in the May Bank Holiday.

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Miitopia Debuts in 2nd on the Australian Charts

Mass Effect Legendary Edition has remained in first place on the Australian charts, according to IGEA for the week ending May 23, 2021.  Miitopia has debuted in third place. Grand Theft Auto V is up one spot to fourth place and NBA 2K21 is down one spot to fifth. Paper Mario: The Origami King has re-entered…