Routine blood tests can help measure a patient’s future risk for chronic disease

A new study finds that combining information from routine blood tests and age of primary care patients can create a score that measures future risk of chronic disease. The post Routine blood tests can help measure a patient’s future risk for chronic disease appeared first on Knowridge Science Report. …read more Source:: Knowridge Science Report

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Over half a dozen residents of this San Francisco ‘castle’ have become bitcoin millionaires – take a look inside

The Crypto Castle is a three-story home in San Francisco where young tech workers eat, sleep, party, and plot the future of money. A majority of the millennial tenants invest in bitcoin, a new kind of payment system that allows people to buy things and send money with anonymity. There are no banks or middlemen. Transactions are recorded on a digital ledger called a blockchain. Cryptocurrencies (of which bitcoin is the most popular) have been on a tear in 2017. Bitcoin surged in value from about $200 per token in 2015 to above $4,000 in August. Some believe the digital payment system is headed for a bubble that’s destined to… Read More

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Namecheap has taken down Neo-Nazi site Daily Stormer

Neo-nazi news site Daily Stormer will need to find another host after Namecheap announced on Sunday that it will not host the site. The hate site was registered with the company on Friday after being kicked off of GoDaddy, Google Domains, and a Russian registrar earlier this week before being shut down by each. On Friday, the company’s Twitter account began replying to users about the registration, saying its legal and abuse department was “already looking into it.” Hi, thanks a lot for reporting this case. Our Legal&Abuse department is already looking into it. — Namecheap.com (@Namecheap) August 18, 2017 In a blog post, Namecheap CEO Richard Kirkendall said that… Read More

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Social media didn’t kill email — but it did change it

Too much digital ink has been spilled over the apparent demise of email. “What’s to replace email,” and “why email is dead,” are all well-worn topics musing over a thin premise: social media will replace the well-worn 45-year-old medium. Yes, social media and collaboration platforms are now established, critical work tools. But these tools work alongside email, each channel complementing the other’s strengths. Still, over the past two decades, social networks have guided email’s continued development and vice versa and it will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. User-design, personalized communications and other elements bleed across the social-email… This story continues at The Next Web …read more Source::… Read More

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