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Health Robotics has informed customers it will raise prices so as to be able to fully comply with The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), including health insurance benefits for its USA-based employees.  The price increases will apply to both commercial and non-profit customers.

Shocks to your metabolism are a good thing but you can't let them be persistent.  

People who are jet-lagged,  work graveyard shifts and late-night snackers are engaging in activities that upset the body's "food clock," a collection of interacting genes and molecules known technically as the food-entrainable oscillator, which keeps the human body on a metabolic even keel.  That happens with binge eating during the holidays too.

In classical physics, phase space trajectories give rise to flow-fields representing the dynamics of the system along its trajectories; they yield additional insight into a system's behavior.

Quantum theory phase space trajectories do not exist because Heisenberg's uncertainty principle does not allow for the formation of sharply defined trajectories. But quantum physicists have not given up entirely on phase space, and so the study of the next best thing, the movement of quantum physics' phase space-based probability distributions, has actually boomed in recent years.

Ambulatory health care took off in the 1980s as the cost of health care rose, more people got health insurance, and both the government and health insurers sought to contain the runaway costs associated with hospital visits by keeping people out of hospitals.

Researchers have identified an enzyme,  PRSS3, specifically linked to aggressive prostate cancer, and have also developed a compound that inhibits the ability of this molecule to promote the metastatic spread of the cancer.

They made the discovery by investigating publicly available databases, derived from clinical studies, which contain data on molecules that are upregulated - irregularly switched on - in cancer. They had previously discovered a link between the protease and the earlier stages of breast cancer. The research team wanted to see if any other cancer abnormally expresses this protease, and at what stages so they mined multiple databases. 

There are some kinds of turbulence we know exists but proving it is difficult - turbulence in the ionized gas that fills the universe is one such example.

But now a research team says they have directly measured it for the first time - in the laboratory.