These 14 states could see ‘extremely significant damage’ from Trump’s trade wars

Getty Images/Pool President Donald Trump announced tariffs on $ 200 billion worth of Chinese imports Monday, prompting Beijing to impose retaliatory taxes on $ 60 billion worth of American imports. The two countries had already placed tariffs on $ 50 billion worth of each other’s products.  The move was part of a broader effort by […]

‘You can’t even see the sky’: Suspected gas explosions in Boston damage dozens of homes

WHDH 7 News A series of suspected gas explosions damaged over a dozen homes in Boston on Thursday. Methuen Police chief Joseph Solomon says there are so many fires “you can’t even see the sky.” It was not immediately clear if there were any injuries. LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Emergency crews are responding to what […]

Breastfeeding, boozing & brain damage: Study reveals major risk factor for babies

A study in Australia has found that women who drink alcohol while breastfeeding may be doing unwitting damage to their children’s brains. It recommends mothers abstain from booze until their baby is fully weaned. READ MORE: Russia stood up for breastfeeding protection when other countries yielded to US pressure – activist Researchers at Macquarie University […]

How Much Damage Will Trump’s Trade War Do?

Will Donald Trump’s trade war tip the economy into a recession? It seems a reasonable question to ask. The White House has initiated a rapidly escalating global tit for tat, with thousands of products from the United States, China, Canada, Mexico, and Europe now affected or threatened by tariffs. The price of imported goods is […]

CRISPR might cause more unintended DNA damage than we thought

A new study published today in Nature Biotechnology warns that CRISPR may not be the ultra-specific gene editor we’ve believed it to be. With CRISPR-Cas9, researchers can find particular sequences in a cell’s DNA and cut them at a specified spot. The cell can then repair the DNA where it was cut and scientists have […]

Liver disease: Dr Chris says urine this colour could be an indicator of serious damage

Liver disease comes in many form but most types don’t cause any symptoms in the early stages. Once you start to get symptoms of the condition, it’s likely your live is already damaged and scarred – this is known as cirrhosis. Among the signs is a particular colour showing up in your urine. TV doctor […]