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Researchers from the University of Manchester have been able to find a new strategy that could help treat cancer hair loss or hair loss caused by cytotoxic agents such as taxanes that are used in chemotherapy for treating cancer. They say a new class of drugs called CDK4/6 inhibitors could halt cell division in hair follicles in the scalp, preventing hair loss.
In an attempt to help Aussies fall asleep, IKEA has launched a live-streaming Slow TV Channel that creates a better sleep environment. The channel mixes the soothing sound of waves crashing the stern of the ship with the narration of nautical journey by their Sleep Podcast hosts – Kent and Sara Erikson.
Google Doodle pays tribute to Hans Christian Gram, who was a renowned microbiologist, on his 166th birth anniversary. He has been known for his pioneering work in developing a staining technique called “Grain stain,” which helps identify and classify bacteria into Gram-positive and Gram-negative.
On Wednesday, in the Oval Office conference, President Trump said his administration would consider a ban on non-tobacco flavored vaping products. However, the editor-in-chief of Kaiser Health News said that it would take time and it is a long way off to implement such a ban because companies developing e-cigarettes may protest.