Wella Company Names New CEO

  The Wella Company’s new management structure is starting to be revealed with the appointment Thursday of Annie Young-Scrivner as its new chief executive officer. Young-Scrivner, who most recently served as ceo of Godiva Chocolatier for the last three years, will start in the position once the transaction closes involving KKR acquiring 60 percent of Wella from Coty Inc. That […]

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Getting Her Groove On! Nicki Minaj Shows Baby Bump Dancing to New Song

Dancing queen! Pregnant Nicki Minaj grooved to “Move Ya Hips” in honor of the song’s Thursday, July 30, release. Pregnancy Pics! See Nicki Minaj’s Baby Bump Album “#MoveYaHips out now,” the rapper, 37, captioned an Instagram video of herself dancing in black and blue activewear with her baby bump on display. The Grammy nominee mouthed the single, which also features […]

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Taiwan reports first case of new SARS-like virus

Taiwan on Tuesday reported its first confirmed case of the new SARS-like coronavirus as the government warned the public against travelling to Chinese city where it emerged. The patient is a Taiwanese woman in her fifties, living in Wuhan, who returned to the island on Monday with symptoms including fever, coughing and a sore throat. Asian countries have ramped up […]

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New technique predicts which melanoma patients are at risk for cancer recurrence, spread

For most patients, melanoma begins with a small, pigmented spot on their skin that they notice starts to change. Many primary melanomas can be cured by having this lesion removed, but melanoma can also recur and spread; an analysis of the removed lesion can offer some information on the likelihood that the cancer will come back. Today, lesions are analyzed […]

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New study finds evidence for reduced brain connections in schizophrenia

Advances in scanning have allowed researchers for the first time to show lower levels of a protein found in the connections between neurons in the living brains of people with schizophrenia. The researchers, who conducted the scans at the psychiatric imaging facility at the Medical Research Council (MRC) London Institute of Medical Sciences, say these changes could underlie the cognitive […]

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Study finds potential new treatment for preventing PTSD

Research led by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation points to a groundbreaking discovery about a new potential treatment and prevention for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The research team, led by Dr. Fang Liu, Senior Scientist and Head of Molecular Neuroscience in CAMH’s Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute, and Professor […]

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Hikikomori: New definition helps identify, treat extreme social isolation

Experts in the Japanese phenomena of hikikomori say the condition of extreme social isolation is more widespread than previously acknowledged, and it deserves a clear and consistent definition to improve treatment across the globe. In an article published in the February issue of the journal World Psychiatry, experts cite a lack of broad clinical understanding of the condition. Although hikikomori […]

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