Daily Archives: April 20, 2022

Racial and ethnic disparities in telemedicine usage persist during pandemic: Study finds minorities dealing with access to care issues

Historical data shows minorities have long faced obstacles to getting the critical health care services they need. When COVID-19 arrived two years ago, telemedicine emerged with the promise of better access to care through virtual delivery of clinical services and consultations. But according to a new study led by the University of Houston College of… Read More »

Muhammad continues streak after win vs

UFC welterweight Belal Muhammad improved his winning streak to seven on Saturday, as he outpointed Vicente Luque via unanimous division at UFC Fight Night at Apex facility in Las Vegas.Judges awarded Muhammad (21-3) the win in the 170-pound bout via scores of 49-46, 49-46 and 49-47.Luque (21-8-1) entered the contest the betting favorite but struggled…

Fantasy women’s basketball: Draft tiers for G and F/C positions

Apr 14, 2022Eric MoodyESPN To build a winning fantasy women’s basketball team, you don’t have to spend tons of time preparing. You just need a plan.That’s where breaking the positions into draft tiers can be extremely helpful. Those fantasy managers who do a little extra work to know which players and positions to focus on…

Key signaling pathway in immune cells could be new Alzheimer’s target

Inhibiting an important signaling pathway in brain-resident immune cells may calm brain inflammation and thereby slow the disease process in Alzheimer’s and some other neurodegenerative diseases, suggests a study by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators. The findings point to the possibility of new therapeutic strategies against neurodegenerative diseases, which are relatively common in older adults and… Read More »

Meta investors want Andreessen, Alford off board over Zuckerberg ties

A group of 15 Meta shareholders wants the Facebook parent to oust two prominent members from the social media giant’s board of directors — arguing their close ties to Mark Zuckerberg are hampering their ability to do the job. Shareholder Association for Research and Education (SHARE), a group that represents institutional investors, urged Meta shareholders… Read More »

Jackie to Me: Reflections on Jackie Robinson’s lasting legacy

“He helped us to ascend, from misery to hope, on the muscles of his arms and the meaning of his life.” — Rev. Jesse Jackson, from his eulogy for Jackie Robinson, Oct. 27, 1972He steps gingerly and requires assistance.His speech, at times, is halting.But as he copes with Parkinson’s disease, he’s eager and insightful, expansive…

From cell fat to cell fate

How does a cell “decide” what type of cell to become? The question of “cell fate” has been explored for decades now, especially in the context of stem cell biology, but there are still gaps in our understanding. For example, any multicellular organism is made up of different cell types that play specific roles, while… Read More »