Smoking is well known for its many negative health consequences, but its impact on the brain is relatively less studied.
WOMEN who have a diet high in gluten during pregnancy could increase the risk of their children suffering from diabetes, a study suggested yesterday. The research examined tens of thousands of pregnancies and found an increased risk of Type 1 diabetes.
PEOPLE who nod off in the day are more likely to develop dementia, a study has found. It is a sign of rogue beta amyloid proteins in the brain that trigger the devastating neurological illness, say scientists.
Once again, Facebook is notifying the media that it has mass-removed accounts exhibiting “coordinated inauthentic behavior on Facebook and Instagram.” This time around, Mark Zuckerberg said the cull caught up 652 pages that it says were linked to a campaign originating in Iran, as well as an unspecified number of accounts linked to Russian military […]
Police swarmed a Connecticut park near Yale University and searched people’s homes for drugs Thursday in an effort to prevent more overdoses from a batch of synthetic marijuana blamed for sending more than 70 people to the hospital.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller has reportedly requested to interview Russian pop singer Emin Agalarov, who supposedly helped arrange the controversial 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Donald Trump Jr. NBC News reported the claim on Thursday, citing Agalarov’s lawyer Scott Balber. The special counsel office declined to comment. “Conversations are ongoing” about a potential interview, Balber […]
Unusual cases of potentially deadly heart disease have been cropping up in dogs fed dog food containing legumes and potatoes that is often marketed as being “grain free,” prompting the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to investigate.
SUFFERING from higher blood pressure later in life could put people at risk of brain diseases such as dementia, warns research. The study showed older people with high blood pressure were more at risk of brain lesions – blockages in the brain – which can lead to strokes and Alzheimer’s disease.
Researchers also found that the number of brain lesions did not change even if participants used high blood pressure drugs. They analysed 1,288 older people and found that participants whose blood pressure was 10 per cent higher than average were 46 per cent more likely to have brain lesions. The pensioners with higher blood pressure […]
Britain’s counter-terrorism chief Neil Basu says he can’t guarantee authorities will catch those responsible for the nerve agent poisoning of the Skripals and Dawn Sturgess, and is even unable to say if both incidents are linked. Basu, who is national lead for Counter Terrorism Policing, told residents of Amesbury he would “love to be able […]