A 5-minute neck scan could spot dementia 10 years before symptoms appear, according to research

Olena Yakobchuk / Shutterstock There are about 50 million people in the world living with dementia. It’s the umbrella term given to the symptoms caused by various diseases — most commonly Alzheimer’s. A new neck scan could help determine those most at risk, according to a new study. The test measures pulse intensity, which is […]

Flawed research leads bad medicine, claims Doctor

Last week research that looked at data examining almost 1.3 million people revealed no link whatsoever of high total cholesterol or “bad cholesterol” with heart disease.  Lead author Uffe Ravskov told New Scientist last year “the cholesterol campaign is the greatest medical scandal of modern time”.  The fear of cholesterol has driven a multibillion pound […]

Babies learn most of their vocabulary from their fathers, according to new research

A new study by researchers at Fudan University in Shanghai may have just solved the “father tongue” vs “mother tongue” conundrum. According to lead researcher, Menghan Zhang, there is a correlation between lexical patterns and the Y chromosome, which is passed on by the father. The team also hypothesised that the ability to process and […]

‘Iran-linked hackers’ stealing research secrets from dozens of universities in latest cyber-scare

A UK-based firm says hackers with ties to the Iranian government are targeting the world’s top universities to steal unpublished research – at least from those academics who are fooled by bogus login pages. The Counter Threat Unit (CTU) from UK-based cyber security firm Secureworks published a report [LINK] stating that 76 universities around the […]

B.C. First Nations Health Authority secures $2.5M for research into harm reduction for opioid use

The B.C. First Nations Health Authority has secured a $ 2.5 million grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to identify promising models for harm reduction services for opioid use in First Nations communities across the province.

Morgan Stanley halts research coverage of Tesla, shares rise

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Earnings/Financials,Green,Tesla,Electric Also, Norway could keep its shares if Tesla goes private. Continue reading Morgan Stanley halts research coverage of Tesla, shares rise Morgan Stanley halts research coverage of Tesla, shares rise originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 21 Aug 2018 16:50:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use […]