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Fatty diet may harm men more

Fatty diet may harm men more

A new research carried out at University of Texas has demonstrated that high-fat foods have more harmful results for male than female. Animal study shows that eating high fat foods causes greater inflammation in the brains of male mice. Researchers also found that the brains of females protected by oestrogen, according to research published in [&hellip

Anti-police demos held in 60 US cities

Anti-police demos held in 60 US cities

Several hundred Americans took to streets on Wednesday in nearly 60 cities across the United States protesting against police brutality. The protests were held as part of the event dubbed “National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality” which was organized by the Stop Mass Incarceration Network. In New York, the rally began at Union [&hellip

Exercise may lower depression risk

Exercise may lower depression risk

Researchers suggest that those people who do regular physical activity can benefit fewer depressive symptoms. Doing exercise three times a week decreases the odds of being depressed by approximately 16%, says the study conducted by the researchers of University College London. They illustrated a two-way relationship between depression and physical activity, indicating lower depression risk [&hellip

Canada to send Ebola vaccine to WHO

Canada to send Ebola vaccine to WHO

Canada has planned to ship 800 vials of its Ebola vaccine to the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva to curb the outbreak of the disease. The experimental vaccines will be distributed by WHO in the countries most affected by the disease, the Public Health Agency of Canada announced. “The vaccine is undergoing clinical trials [&hellip

Housefly genome gives clue to sickness

Housefly genome gives clue to sickness

Researchers have discovered that entire genome of the common housefly could grant them new cures for human diseases. The scientists, by exploring the insect’s DNA that makes houseflies immune to pathogens they carry, found the unique code of the genes were responsible for this immunity. While the fly can carry some 100 illnesses, including one [&hellip

US man treated for Internet addiction

US man treated for Internet addiction

A US Navy serviceman who had Google Glass glued to his eyes for two months has been admitted for treatment in the first known case of Internet addiction. “The patient had been wearing the Google Glass device each day for up to 18 hours for two months prior to admission, removing the device during sleep [&hellip

Data show Taser overuse by UK police

Data show Taser overuse by UK police

British police officers in England and Wales used Tasers against suspects 10,488 times in the 12 months to the end of June, official figures show. According to the statistics, released by Britain’s Home Office on Wednesday, there was a 13-percent year-on-year rise in the use of the 50,000-volt Taser stun gun. The data also showed [&hellip

Stem cells, type 1 diabetes cure linked

Stem cells, type 1 diabetes cure linked

A team of researchers at Harvard University shows that transformation of stem cells into insulin-producing beta cells could treat type 1 diabetes. The researchers, by using stem cells, produced hundreds of millions of the cells in the laboratory and then tested on mice. The results revealed that the lab-made cells could produce insulin and control [&hellip

Lung cancer can be dormant for 20 yrs

Lung cancer can be dormant for 20 yrs

Scientists have discovered that lung cancer cells can lie dormant for over 20 years before they turn deadly, helping to explain the disease’s persistence that kills 1.5 million people every year. According to two papers published in the journal, Science, scientists discovered that tumor cells quietly shape-shift into numerous new mutations over the evolution of [&hellip

Only 100 cybercrime brains worldwide

Only 100 cybercrime brains worldwide

There are only “around 100″ cybercriminal kingpins behind global cybercrime, according to the head of Europol’s Cybercrime Centre. Speaking to Tech Tent radio show, Troels Oerting said that law enforcers needed to target the “rather limited group of good programmers”. “We roughly know who they are. If we can take them out of the equation then [&hellip