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Obstructive sleep apnea linked to increased risk of cancer, decline in mental processing, increased blood clot risk

People who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are at an increased risk of cancer, according to a large study presented on Monday at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International

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Banned U.S. AI chips in high demand at Chinese state institutes

High-profile universities and state-run research institutes in China have been relying on a U.S. computing chip to power their artificial intelligence (AI) technology but whose export to the country Washington

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Sony, Tencent increase stake in Elden Ring developer FromSoftware

Sony and Tencent have increased their shareholding in Elden Ring developer FromSoftware. Sony now owns 14.09 percent of the Japanese company, while Tencent, via its Sixjoy subsidiary, now owns 16.25

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Addison Mortimore, 9, uses birthday to raise money for RACQ CQ Rescue chopper service

For many children birthdays are about one thing — presents. But for nine-year-old Addison Mortimore from Mackay, it’s a chance to do something to help others. For the past four

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Liz Truss’s strange and chilling desire to ‘channel the spirit of Don Revie

At Conservative party hustings in Leeds six weeks ago, Liz Truss declared she wanted to “channel the spirit of Don Revie”. Which suggests she wasn’t entirely familiar with his experience

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Building momentum against Parkinson’s

A team led by researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School has taken a step toward solving a central mystery of Parkinson’s disease: What is the normal

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Russia’s Sberbank begins lending in Chinese yuan, bank official says

Russia’s largest lender, Sberbank (SBER.MM), on Tuesday said it had started lending in Chinese yuan, as Moscow looks to develop its financial infrastructure in countries that have not imposed sanctions

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The Sims 4’s latest Kit DLCs bring kids’ fashion and desert-inspired furnishings

Just over a month after the launch of The Sims 4’s High School Years expansion, EA has announced another round of bite-sized Kit DLC releases, this time with a focus

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How this Liverpool Plains community rallied to defeat Shenhua Watermark open-cut coal mine

As he stands on Gamilaraay and Red Chief land, Gomeroi man Mitchum Neave speaks about the promise he broke 14 years ago. “When I grew up, my elders told me

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The Guardian view on the Hundred: a short format is playing a long game

Your starter for 10. The finals of the men’s and women’s Hundred competition were held at Lord’s last Saturday. Who won? Have to hurry you. Have you got it? Award

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