More than half of students at Viennese schools use their native language, rather than German, at home and as they go about their everyday activities, according to a new integration report released by the Austrian government. The 8th annual report, prepared by an independent expert council, has found that the Austrian government’s efforts to encourage […]
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The research, undertaken by a group of scientists, was presented at the European Society of Cardiology conference in Munich. Dark chocolate and cocoa intakes are already associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and cardiovascular mortality. But no prior research had been published on the relationship between chocolate intake and heart failure, prompting the […]
THE RISK of having heart failure could be lessened by eating chocolate in moderation, according to a recent study, but eating too much of the sweet treat could have the opposite effect.
Modern online media is all about the signal boost, so every Friday here at Flavorwire, we take a moment to spotlight some of the best stuff we’ve read online this week. Today, a thoughtful examination of one of our most reliable actors; a word of warning about politics and media; and two tributes, one in words […]
Last month, Bloomberg reported that Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and owner of the Washington Post, has accumulated a fortune worth $ 150 billion. That is the biggest nominal amount in modern history, and extraordinary any way you slice it. Bezos is the world’s lone hectobillionaire. He is worth what the average American family […]
British Airways passengers are facing huge delays and cancelled flights due to a system failure at Heathrow Airport. The airline tweeted: “We are experiencing disruption to our flights as a result of an issue with some of our IT systems. “We are working hard to urgently resolve the matter and are sorry for the disruption […]
Irish health authorities will start screening women for cervical cancer with a test for human papillomavirus (HPV) — something a Canadian study recently recommended.
MILLIONS of heart failure patients could be saved thanks to a new stem cell therapy being tested in Britain. Researchers yesterday revealed a breakthrough treatment that cuts out the need for operations by revitalising damaged tissue using cells harvested from a patient’s own blood.
Incredibly, the majority of the treatment can take place at home, with the time between someone suffering a massive heart attack and the organ being as good as new being just a couple of months. It is thought a fifth of people who survive a major cardiac arrest but are left with a damaged heart […]