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Fracture rates are substantially higher in those with intellectual disability

The lack of recognition of people with intellectual disability (ID) as being at increased risk of fracture in the current osteoporosis guidelines may result in missed chances for prevention. A new study led by researchers at the University of Oxford and Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust assesses the incidence of fractures in people with ID

WEBB’S MIRI captured the galaxy’s complex structure

The Mid-InfraRed Instrument (MIRI), which is mounted on the NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope, captured an image of the spiral galaxy IC 5332 in unprecedented detail. MIRI is the only Webb instrument sensitive to the mid-infrared region of the electromagnetic spectrum. IC 5332 is located 29 million light-years from Earth. The galaxy has a diameter

Potential ‘diamond factory’ may have existed at the core-mantle boundary for billions of years

The Carbon and water cycles in the Earth’s interior are linked to key planetary processes, such as mantle melting, degassing, chemical differentiation, and advection. However, the role of water in the carbon exchange between the cover and core is not well known. At the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory, Byeongkwan Ko, a recent

NASA’S Webb and Hubble captured asteroid strike with unprecedented view

After ten months of flying in space, NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) successfully impacted the asteroid Dimorphos on Sept. 26, 2022, at 7:14 pm EDT. was the world’s first test of the kinetic impact mitigation technique, using a spacecraft to deflect an asteroid that poses no threat to Earth, and modifying the object’s orbit.

No difference found between spinal and general anesthesia for individuals undergoing hip fracture surgery

Hip fractures are devastating injuries and remain one of the largest healthcare challenges. The incidence increases with advancing age. Therefore, patients need to undergo surgery, requiring anesthesia to be performed so that surgery is safe and not painful. Nearly all patients will receive either spinal or general anesthesia. While previous studies have attempted to determine

Woman in Woodstock who has just turned 109 still has bacon sandwich for breakfast

A woman who has turned 109 still has a bacon sandwich for breakfast every day. Winifred Parker celebrated her birthday surrounded by five generations of her family at a care home in Woodstock, Oxfordshire. She had a party with a saxophonist playing her favourite song, ‘I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles’, alongside balloons and cake on Thursday.

Campaigners seek judicial review of planning decision for homes next to ancient woodland

Campaigners against a development on the edge of an ancient woodland are taking their fight to the High Court. Friends of the West Oxfordshire Cotswolds are seeking a judicial review of West Oxfordshire District Council's decision to discharge conditions on planning consent for 37 homes at Rushy Bank just outside Charlbury. The conditions relate to the protection

Olly Glover wants ‘shambolic’ budget voted down

A PARLIAMENTARY candidate for Wantage and Didcot has called on Oxford MP to oppose Kwasi Kwarteng’s ‘shambolic’ budget. Liberal Democrat Olly Glover has called on David Johnston MP to vote down the budget after the pound plummets to a record low against the dollar, which risks leading to rising food and petrol prices and spiking

Reading project in schools aims to foster lifelong love of books

A reading project aims to help children become lifelong readers. The Oxfordshire Raise a Reader Programme, launched by Oxford University Press and the National Literacy Trust, is a three-year mission in the wake of the pandemic to champion reading across schools. It will work with 10 schools in its first year with the goal of raising a generation

More men in Oxfordshire buying Viagra

The county has seen a rise in the number of erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs being prescribed to men, figures show. Figures from the Open Prescribing Service show 44,281 prescriptions for ED drugs were given out in the former NHS Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) area in the year to June. This was up slightly from

Olivia Pratt-Korbel: Man charged with schoolgirl’s murder

Image source, Family handoutImage caption, Olivia died after being shot as her mother struggled with a gunman at the door of her homeA man has been charged with the murder of Olivia Pratt-Korbel, who was shot in her home in Liverpool. The nine-year-old was fatally wounded as her mother tried to stop a gunman chasing

Ukraine war: Russian troops forced out of eastern town Lyman

By Hugo Bachega in Kyiv & James FitzGeraldBBC NewsImage source, ReutersImage caption, Ukraine's forces have mounted a sweeping counter-attack to re-take territory in the eastRussia has withdrawn its troops from the strategic Ukrainian town of Lyman, in a move seen as a significant setback for its campaign in the east.The retreat came amid fears thousands

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Shop These 17 Lightweight Long-Sleeve Dresses for Early Fall Weather

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