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Lopez: ‘Very aggressive treatment’ on the streets of Skid Row from a renegade M.D.

The team gathered at 4th and Crocker streets and headed south, into the blue-tented netherworld of social collapse, armed with life-saving drug-overdose kits and injectable, long-acting anti-psychotic medication.“We’re trying very aggressive treatment on the streets,” said Dr. Susan Partovi. “Housing definitely saves your life, but there’s a small sub-group of people who won’t accept housing because of their mental illness.”She figures that if she administers medication that lasts a month and can help stabilize patients…

Give your photos the influencer treatment with this iPhone app

If you've ever wondered how some of the best lifestyle, travel and fashion influencers give their photos a retro aesthetic, a dreamy glow or a grainy, desaturated vibe without going too OTT, then the answer is often that they're using good filters, but sparingly. There are hundreds, if not thousands, of photo editing apps that bring you basic editing tools and a selection of filters to choose from. But not all of them are created equal. Because not only do you need a quality filter, you need enough customization options…

Study explores perceptions of US Veterans Treatment Courts

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain A new study by researchers at the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Lowell, San Diego State University, and Penn State Harrisburg has examined perceptions of team members who work with a U.S. program called Veterans Treatment Courts (VTCs) regarding the viability and longevity of the program. The study identified team members' expectations and hopes for the future, including the importance…

Kelly Rowland gets royal room treatment after ‘Today’ drama

For Kelly Rowland, daytime host Sherri Shepherd is the “light, positive energy” she needed.On Monday, the “Mea Culpa” star praised the “Sherri” host as she promoted her upcoming Netflix film. Before getting into the details of her erotic thriller, Rowland told the TV host, “We needed you.” The singer-actor voiced her gratitude for Shepherd days after she reportedly walked out of NBC’s “Today” show last week. The former Destiny’s Child artist was set to appear alongside “Today” host Hoda Kotb on Thursday but dropped out…

Apple’s most powerful MacBooks get the refurbished treatment — M3 Pro and M3 Max now up to $530 off

If you’ve ever wondered if there are any ways of saving money on Apple products at the Apple Store, then you’ll probably want to look at the refurbished section — where Apple has just added reconditioned versions of some of its most powerful laptops.You can now buy Apple-refurbished MacBook Pros with M3 Pro and M3 Max chips inside, with some hefty discounts of up to $530 off full price on both the 14 and 16-inch models. These are some of Apple's best Macs and best MacBooks, and it remains the only way to get any money…

Lab-grown testicles tackle infertility treatment

Researchers have created lab-grown testicle organoids that closely resemble the real thing. The breakthrough provides a promising model for research that may advance our understanding of the organs' development and translate into therapeutic applications for male infertility.Organoids, lab-grown 3D mini-organs derived predominantly from stem cells, have opened up new ways to model the organs they mimic, including research into disease states and the testing of therapeutic agents. Over the past decade, we’ve seen miniature…

Scientists Identify Potential Treatment to Reverse Amnesia

Recent research indicates that memory loss from repeated head impacts, common in athletes, may be reversible. The study, combining efforts from Georgetown University and Trinity College Dublin, shows that activating specific neurons can counteract amnesia in mice, paving the way for potential treatments to restore cognitive function in affected individuals. Credit: SciTechDaily.comA study conducted on mice, aimed at understanding memory decline in individuals subjected to recurrent head trauma, such as athletes, indicates…

Time in space is bad for the bones. N.S. prof’s research could help humans on Earth

For two decades, Tamara Franz-Odendaal has been studying how space travel affects the human skeleton.Because of the absence of gravity in space, astronauts experience bone loss when they get back to Earth."We always think of it as just the scaffold that kind of keeps the body together, but it's a really dynamic tissue," said Franz-Odendaal, a professor at Mount Saint Vincent University.Using a device known as a random positioning machine, which simulates microgravity experiments on Earth, Franz-Odendaal is conducting a…

New Ultrafast Laser Technology Could Improve Cancer Treatment

Research in ultrafast laser technology has unlocked new potential in cancer treatment by achieving electron acceleration to megaelectronvolt levels, promising advancements in FLASH radiotherapy for more effective care, but also necessitating safer laboratory practices due to heightened radiation exposure risks.Canadian research team at INRS makes discovery that could enhance the effectiveness of radiation therapy in oncology.Ultrafast laser technology consistently delivers unexpected advancements. At first look, studies…

After Mean Girls, 6+ Teen Comedies I’d Like To See Get The Musical Treatment

Mean Girls joined the rare club of movies that became musicals and then became musical movies. It’s a very small list that includes The Color Purple, Hairspray, Matilda, and Little Shop of Horrors. However, I want this list to grow. There is an abundance of entertaining movies that could become exciting musical movies. Specifically, many teen comedies could be amazing musicals.The updated film performed well at the box office and, despite some mixed feelings, it generally had positive reviews. Hollywood needs to increase…