New non-drug treatment holds promise for preventative therapies for Alzheimer’s

Approximately 50 million people worldwide live with Alzheimer’s or other related forms of dementia. Alzheimer’s disease leads to memory loss and impairment in cognitive function, and is the most common cause of dementia among older adults. While certain treatments can help reduce symptoms and sometimes reduce disease progression, there is currently no way to prevent […]

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GM CFO sees “more stable” chip supplies in 2022, reaffirms 2021 outlook

General Motors Co (GM.N) Chief Financial Officer Paul Jacobson reaffirmed the automaker’s 2021 profit outlook and said the company expects a “more stable year” in 2022 for semiconductor supplies. Jacobson said during a conference call with investors that GM still expects to deliver pre-tax profits for 2021 in the range of $11.5 billion to $13.5 […]

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China’s factory inflation hits 13-year high as materials costs soar

China’s factory gate inflation hit a 13-year high in August driven by roaring raw materials prices despite Beijing’s attempts to cool them, putting more pressure on manufacturers in the world’s second-largest economy. The producer price index (PPI) rose 9.5% from a year earlier in August, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday, faster […]

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Chinese City Builds ‘Food Court’ for Elephants to Satisfy Future Migrating Herds

In order to cut back on the conflicts between humans and elephants, Chinese wildlife authorities have constructed a massive “food court” along established elephant migratory routes. Stocked with five salty ponds, and many different kinds of plants that can satisfy their dietary needs, the elephant food court of Jinghong Nature Reserve spans 670,000 square meters, […]

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