June 1, 2023

Israeli Hospital Develops Blood Cancer Treatment With a 90% Success Rate

Using genetic-engineering technology, Israel's Hadassah University Medical Center has developed a successful way to treat a deadly blood cancer. They've recently announced a 90% success rate in treating patients with multiple myeloma cancer. This is an incredible achievement, given that multiple myeloma is considered an incurable cancer. The experimental treatment was developed over the past few years at the Jerusalem hospital's bone-marrow transplant and immunotherapy department. It involves using Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-Cell Therapy (CAR-T).

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March 25, 2023

Study Suggests That Early Retirement Can Cause Cognitive Decline

One of the many advantages of getting older is the prospect of retirement. Relaxing after years of hard work sounds well-deserved, and being able to take advantage of decades of savings sounds tranquil. But when, exactly, should you retire? The typical age ranges across the globe from the early to late 60s, and with life expectancy ranging upwards to the mid-80s worldwide, it makes sense to relish in many years of not working.

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February 22, 2023

Study Finds People on 4-Day Work Week Schedule Are Happier and Equally Productive

Back in June 2022, over 60 UK-based companies launched a six-month trial of a four-day work week. While other countries, such as Belgium and Iceland, have given it a go, researchers and workers around the world anxiously awaited the results of the British experiment. As a multi-layered venture and the largest of its kind (as it featured close to 2,900 workers)

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December 29, 2022

Study Says Walking in Nature Can Reduce Negative Feelings Among Those With Depression

Throughout the years, researchers have discovered new ways in which nature is good for you and your mental health. For example, did you know that spending time in nature reduces your stress? Now, a study published in the Journal of Affective Disorders found that, compared to urban settings, a walk in nature lowered negative emotional affect in people with major depressive disorder (MDD).

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