Ex-Corrie star’s mum arrested after trying to remove gran, 97, from care home

An ex-Coronation Street actress’ mum was arrested after trying to take her 97-year-old gran out of her care home before lockdown. Leandra Ashton, who played Saskia Larson on the soap, shared agonising footage of her mum being handcuffed, while her dementia-stricken grandmother sat in the car during the incident in East Yorkshire on Tuesday. Retried […]

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Manufacturer payments may influence device selection

Industry payments to physicians appear to influence the selection of medical devices used to treat heart rhythm problems, new research suggests. Financial relationships with industry are a longstanding concern in cardiology. This Yale-led study explores the relationship between physician payments from industry and the selection of implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) and cardiac resynchronization therapy-defibrillator (CRT-D) […]

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Analysis: Dealmakers see divided U.S. government favoring mergers and acquisitions

Joe Biden’s projected win of the U.S. presidency and the Republican Party potentially retaining control of the U.S. Senate could drive a pickup in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) that took a hit amid the COVID-19 pandemic, dealmakers said. Bankers and lawyers who advise companies on M&A said the outcome, if confirmed, was the best possible […]

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Steelers players provide meals for ballot workers in Allegheny County

As ballot workers across Pennsylvania do their jobs to count the outstanding mail-in votes cast from Tuesday’s general election, several players from the Pittsburgh Steelers lent a hand to those doing the work. According to Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com, the Steelers’ players banded together to purchase dinners for ballot workers in Allegheny County on Wednesday […]

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Researchers identify biomarker for cardiovascular diseases

The role of the enzyme dipeptidyl peptidase 3 in the blood pressure-regulating renin-angiotensin system was investigated in the inter-university cooperation project BioTechMed-Graz. The results could pave the way for new therapies for cardio-renal diseases. The renin-angiotensin system (RAS) becomes active at low blood pressure and forms angiotensin II, a hormone that causes blood vessels to […]

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