How ‘smell training’ could help overcome post-viral smell distortions

If you’ve been experiencing odor distortions after COVID-19, then ‘smell training’ could help you start smelling normally again—according to new research involving the University of East Anglia. Parosmia is a symptom where people experience strange and often unpleasant smell distortions. Instead of smelling a lemon you may smell rotting cabbage, or chocolate may smell like […]

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Snap reveals TikTok-like feature called Spotlight, will offer $1M daily to the most popular creators

Today, Snapchat announced Spotlight, which is a TikTok-like feature that will live as a video tab inside its app. The functionality opens up a new opportunity for Snapchat users to reach a bigger audience, and is a departure from the app being primarily focused on intimate groups that include friends, family, and colleagues. The way […]

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Insulators in Alberta at higher risk of chest infections, COPD

Construction workers in Alberta who work with hazardous insulation materials are much more likely to be affected by repeated chest infections and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to new research published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. The study followed 990 insulators over six years. Participants underwent regular pulmonary function […]

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Philip Green’s Arcadia UK fashion group falls into administration

British tycoon Philip Green’s Arcadia fashion group has collapsed into administration, putting over 13,000 jobs at risk and becoming the country’s biggest corporate casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic so far. Deloitte said late on Monday it had been appointed Arcadia’s administrator and would seek buyers for the group’s brands: Topshop, Topman, Dorothy Perkins, Wallis, Miss […]

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