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Why is This Medieval Skeleton Wearing Thigh-High Boots? The man wearing them was found face-down in the mud of the River Thames.
Why is This Medieval Skeleton Wearing Thigh-High Boots?
The man wearing them was found face-down in the mud of the River Thames.
2 days ago
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Detail of a WIP reconstruction. The akidnognathid Olivierosuchus, a therocephalian (the sister group of cynodonts, thus very distantly related to us mammals) from Early Triasic South Africa. It was a carnivore and probably an efficient digger. #paleoart #sciart #mammalmonday
5 days ago
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The nu face of pyramid schemes?

We investigate Nu Skin, the social media cosmetics company where only 1% of workers make money
6 days ago
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I hated this leaflet SO much that i actually went and made an alternate leaflet to share. There's a cover too, will post in another tweet. #mecfs #spoonie #chronicfatiguesyndrome
7 days ago
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This breakdown of the different levels of #MECFS from the ME Association is by far the most comprehensive I’ve seen. I’m Severe 70%. What about you? #pwME #MillionsMissing
7 days ago
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The inability to deliver adequate oxygen to muscles is evident in some #pwME during #exercise This #MECFS study identifies a blood metabolite signature that is similar to patients suffering conditions involving lack of O2
7 days ago
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Concerned that Australia might keep harmful guidelines? Government’s draft report already gone to some stakeholders, make sure you email me_cfs@nhmrc.gov.au to be notified when it’s publicly open for comment #MillionsMissing #MyalgicE #pwME #cfs
7 days ago
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this study finds 3 blood markers that can be used to diagnose #MECFS with ~90% accuracy compared to <healthy controls>

sCD14 is a marker of #inflammation
IL8 attracts #immune cells
PGE2 is a potent inflammatory molecule
@BioMedCentral #pwME
16 days ago
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Is IL-8 a potential key biomarker in #MECFS?

this large (140 patients) study found that blood levels of IL-8 >240pg/ml alone (measured by BD Cytometric Bead Array Kit) could identify #pwME from <healthy> controls with a 98% accuracy and sensitivity
16 days ago
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The mission, if we choose to accept it, is to re-learn how to safely need others after having had bad things happen to us in others' care. Relational trauma expert Laurie Kahn writes, "independence can be the unfortunate consolation prize of neglect."
16 days ago
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In the last Roderick on the Line, John says that he always gets a houseguest a glass of water, before they ask - because 9 times out of 10, someone always loves a glass of water. I love this idea. What are some low-key courtesies you extend or have had extended to you by friends, romantic partners, suitors, etc. that show someone you're thinking about their needs and general comfort?
16 days ago
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The Concept Creep of ‘Emotional Labor’

The term has become a central part of an important conversation about the division of household work. But the sociologist who coined it says it’s being used incorrectly.
18 days ago
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“We propose that stimulation of hypothalamic #mastcells by environmental neuroimmune pathogenic and stress triggers activates microglia leading to focal inflammation in the brain and disturbed homeostasis.” #mcas #mecfs #chronicillness #immune
19 days ago
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A thing about that NY Times opinion piece:

I'm an AFAB disabled enby, and I've been on hormones for endometriosis and now post-hysterectomy.

It took A While to find the right med/dosage.

It's called titration. It's how all medicine works, @nytopinion
19 days ago
This Tower Pulls Drinking Water Out of Thin Air
This Tower Pulls Drinking Water Out of Thin Air
Designer Arturo Vittori says his invention can provide remote villages with more than 25 gallons of clean drinking water per day
20 days ago
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