This OZY original series brings to you Medical Breakthroughs – and the people behind them – that could change how doctors treat us, find fixes to today’s diseases and make our lives truly better. It’s painful to watch people pick through the plunder at a salad bar. The mind says “salad,” but the heart says […]
Chevrolet is releasing a new smartphone app, titled Call Me Out, to help remind motorists to keep their eyes on the road and put their phones in their pockets while driving. Of course, individuals will still have to check their phones to receive the messages, which seems a little counterintuitive. While the automaker appears to […]
No more burgers or beer? The fitness-obsessed US Marine Corps is rolling out a color-coded food labeling scheme in a bid to trim the fat and fight the growing problem of its members being classified as overweight or obese. Read more Obesity is widespread in the US, and not even the military elite is safe. […]
IN 2011 Kathleen started work at an insurance-and-benefits consultancy in Boston. A couple of years later the firm gave her an ultimatum: sign a “non-compete” agreement within 30 days or wave goodbye. She signed, which meant that, if she left, she would be barred for three years from working for a rival or any firm […]
The American Dental Association wants dentists to drastically cut back on prescribing opioid painkillers.
Research based on those hospitalised for alcohol abuse showed 39 per cent of early-onset dementia cases were attributable to drinking-related brain damage. Last night experts said even hitting the bottle occasionally can have adverse affects on brain health, warning people to stick to recommended guidelines. The latest analysis reinforces how simple lifestyle changes can help […]
CUTTING down on how much we drink could slash the risk of dementia by a third. Scientists say heavy boozing is a “major factor” in all forms of the incurable illness, having looked at 57,000 cases of dementia diagnosed before 65.
I’M lying on the floor in a darkened room, surrounded by complete strangers. A woman is speaking softly as we breathe deeply and try to relax. But this isn’t some crazy wellness trend or hippie yoga retreat – as the soothing voice quickly reveals.
Japan to curb asylum seekers’ right to work from Monday even as it struggles with tight labor market
Issei Kato/Reuters Japan will limit the right of asylum seekers to work starting on Monday, likely incresing their numbers in detention centers, where almost half a million already live. Japan has one of the world’s toughest refugee systems, and only accepted ten refugees between January and September of last year. From Monday, only bonafide refugees […]