Researchers find link between air pollution and Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers find link between air pollution and Alzheimer’s disease

Exposure to diesel soot and other sorts of fine-particle pollutants in the air may significantly increase the risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study.

BMA asks medical staff not to use term ‘expectant mother’

BMA asks medical staff not to use term ‘expectant mother’

The British Medical Association (BMA), a prominent group representing medical professionals in Great Britain, has instructed its staff not to use the term “expectant mother” as it may offend transg

France bans unlimited soda refills to fight obesity

France bans unlimited soda refills to fight obesity

Pushing ahead with their fight against obesity, French authorities have officially banned unlimited refills of sugary drinks across the nation.

Trump administration moves make climate scientists anxious

Trump administration moves make climate scientists anxious

The Trump administration’s moves in the recent past have triggered concerns among climate scientists, who worry that the new federal government could suppress climate change research and conceal fa

FDA urges parents not to use belladonna-containing teething tablets

FDA urges parents not to use belladonna-containing teething tablets

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday advised parents not use Hyland’s homeopathic teething tablets that contain a toxic substance called belladonna.

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Arctic sea ice dips to record low for winter

Giving a strong signal of a global warming, the Colorado-based National Snow & Ice Data Center has announced that extent of floating ice in the Arctic region hit a new low for winter.

Urinating, pouring alcohol on jellyfish sting can make things worse: study

Urinating and pouring alcohol on a jellyfish sting are some of the most commonly suggested home remedies.

Whales’ ‘super groups’ mystify researchers

Marine biologists are struggling to figure out why humpback whales, typically solitary creatures, are hanging out in densely packed “super groups” off the coast of South Africa.

Sprint, U.S. Cellular kick off preorders for LG G6

After Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile and AT&T, telecommunication services providers Sprint and U.S. Cellular have also kicked off preorders for the LG G6 on their respective networks.

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Hundreds of millions of people to switch off lights to mark Earth Hour

People around the globe are being urged to switch off their lights for an hour on Saturday night to mark Earth Hour and support action on climate change.

‘Bad luck’ mutations boost cancer risk more than one’s behavior: research

A new research has suggested that genetic mutations that develop into cancer are caused by simple random errors occurring during replacement of cells, indicating that ‘bad luck’

Arctic sea ice dips to record low for winter

Giving a strong signal of a global warming, the Colorado-based National Snow & Ice Data Center has announced that extent of floating ice in the Arctic region hit a new low f

Urinating, pouring alcohol on jellyfish sting can make things worse: study

Urinating and pouring alcohol on a jellyfish sting are some of the most commonly suggested home remedies.

Whales’ ‘super groups’ mystify researchers

Marine biologists are struggling to figure out why humpback whales, typically solitary creatures, are hanging out in densely packed “super groups” off the coast of South Africa.

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NASA announces new mission to measure interstellar cosmic material

U.S. space agency NASA has announced a new mission to measure cosmic material in between stars to help astronomers determine the life cycle of interstellar gas in the Milky Way.

Uber suspends self-driving testing program in Arizona

In wake of a car crash involving one of its autonomous cars, Uber has officially suspended its self-driving testing program in the U.S. state of Arizona.

Hundreds of millions of people to switch off lights to mark Earth Hour

People around the globe are being urged to switch off their lights for an hour on Saturday night to mark Earth Hour and support action on climate change.

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