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Spending time in nature boosts health, study finds

We're told to eat our five a day, get 150 minutes of exercise a week -- and now a weekly blast of The Great Outdoors might one day be part of recommended guidel...

Spending time in nature boosts health, study finds

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Two-hour ‘dose’ of nature significantly boosts health – study Researchers say simply sitting and enjoying the peace has mental and physical benefitsA two-hour “dose” of nature significantly boosts health and wellbeing, new research shows, even if you simply sit and enjoy the peace.The physical and mental health...
15:52, 06/13/2019

Spending minimum two hours weekly in nature tied to good health, wellbeing (Reuters Health) - People who experience nature for at least 120 minutes per week are more likely to report good health and psychological wellbeing, a large UK study suggests....
23:26, 06/20/2019

Australia's nature reserves being opened up for business use, global study finds Some 13,000 sq km removed from conservation areas since 1997, researchers sayAustralian governments have slashed the legal protection of nature reserves in favour of business growth, a global study reveals.The country is one of 73 dropping the ball o...
07:39, 05/31/2019

That Study About the Health Benefits of Nature Comes With an Important Caveat On Thursday, a new study in Scientific Reports found just two hours a week spent in nature can help improve a person’s health and well-being. The widely-reported findings reinforce what many instinctively know: nature can be rejuvenating. But a less-...
09:26, 06/15/2019

Red wine is good for your gut health, study finds Good news, red wine lovers: An occasional glass of the beloved beverage could be good for your gut health, a study published this week found. The study, published Wednesday in the journal Gastroenterology and led by researchers with King’s College Lo...
04:26, 08/29/2019

Why Spending Time With Friends Is One of the Best Things You Can Do for Your Health When someone sets out to improve their health, they usually take a familiar path: starting a healthy diet, adopting a new workout regimen, getting better sleep, drinking more water. Each of these behaviors is important, of course, but they all focus ...
17:52, 06/25/2019

Health Law Repeal Could Cost 18 Million Their Insurance, Study Finds The Congressional Budget Office said 18 million people would lose their insurance in the first year, with that number and costs rising over 10 years....
01:52, 04/29/2019

Up to 25 cups of coffee a day safe for heart health, study finds High consumption of coffee no worse for arteries than drinking less than a cup a dayCoffee lovers who drink up to 25 cups a day can rest assured the drink is not bad for their heart, scientists say.Some previous studies have suggested that coffee sti...
04:52, 06/03/2019

Sunscreens may enter bloodstream, but health effect unknown, study finds "Just because they are absorbed doesn't mean they are unsafe. That's why we are asking for additional data," the study author said, NBC News reports....
00:52, 05/07/2019

Major life milestones can negatively impact mental health, study finds Major life milestones such as having a baby or getting married can negatively impact mental health due to unrealistic standards set by social media, a study has found....
20:13, 05/13/2019

FDA Study Finds that Sunscreen Chemicals Reach Our Bloodstream, but the Health Risks Are Unclear Researchers at the Food and Drug Administration have found that people who regularly use certain sunscreens may be absorbing higher-than-safe levels of active ingredients into their bodies. But the scientists caution that it’s still unclear whether t...
00:52, 05/07/2019

Substance abuse among veterans increasing as mental health issues go untreated, study finds More U.S. military veterans are struggling with substance abuse and half of returning service members who need mental health treatment don't seek out care, according to newly released data....
03:39, 05/30/2019

Bumble Owner, Facing Off With Tinder, Boosts Spending The owner of dating app Bumble said it plans to spend $100 million creating new dating apps, part of a revamp of the privately held holding company that also owns a dating app for over 50s and a gay-dating app....
23:26, 06/14/2019

Cash boosts for defence and diplomacy in Javid spending review Boosting Britain's standing on the world stage after Brexit will be a key objective of the government's new spending plans, the chancellor has signalled....
17:00, 09/01/2019

China's first-half fiscal spending up 10.7% as Beijing boosts support for economy China's fiscal spending increased 10.7% in the first six months from a year earlier, the finance ministry said on Tuesday, underlining the government's bid to support the slowing economy....
10:00, 07/16/2019

A new Washington Post/Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the UVA Health System has sued over 36, A new Washington Post/Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the UVA Health System has sued over 36,000 patients to recoup $108 million, seizing wages (it garnished checks of Walmart workers over 800 times), putting liens on property, and forcing som...
10:39, 09/10/2019

Canadians split on covering mental health services through provincial health plans, Ipsos poll finds Canadian families often face situations where mental health services are either not funded by provincial health plans or are only available after a lengthy wait....
15:13, 05/15/2019

NASA Selects Proposals to Further Study the Fundamental Nature of Space NASA has selected two proposals for concept studies that could help us better understand the fundamental nature of space and how it changes in response to planetary atmospheres, radiation from the Sun, and interstellar particles....
14:39, 08/14/2019

4 Your Health: A call for blood donors, work health programs and a new sleep study from the U of A Only three percent of Americans donate blood. NBC News A new study from the University Of Arizona reveals adults with sleep apnea are more likely to have a rocky work history. researchers analyzed data from over 250 middle aged men and women. They fo...
02:52, 06/15/2019

4 Your Health: Study confirms long-term health benefits of a low-fat diet (NBC News)- New research confirms the long-term health benefits from eating a low-fat diet. The study conducted by a cancer center included nearly 50,000 older women who were asked to switch to a low-fat diet. While there were no major health improve...
18:52, 09/06/2019

Eating nuts in the first trimester boosts baby’s intelligence, study suggests Women who eat nuts in early pregnancy have brainier kids, a study suggests. Their children developed better memories, higher levels of attention and more thinking skills. Around three handfuls of nuts a week – 90 grams – in the first three months of ...
23:52, 05/08/2019

Exactly how much 'nature time' do we need to boost well-being? Researchers have established that being in nature can boost well-being, but a new study asks exactly how much we need each week to feel the full benefit....
15:26, 06/17/2019

Poll finds little Republican support for spending cuts A majority of Republican voters oppose federal spending cuts to areas such as healthcare, the environment, and social welfare programs, according to a new poll....
17:26, 06/15/2019

Glendale pup finds new home after spending 276 days in shelter PHOENIX (KPNX) — Gus arrived at the Arizona Humane Society on July 31, 2018. He had been found in Glendale. He was placed on stray hold but no one ever came to claim the 12-year-old Australian shepherd mix, according to the Arizona Humane Society. ...
05:39, 06/07/2019

AI fails to recognize these nature images 98% of the time You can’t fool all the people all the time, but a new dataset of untouched nature photos seems to confuse state-of-the-art computer vision models all but two-percent of the time. AI just isn’t very good at understanding what it sees, unlike humans wh...
07:39, 07/19/2019

Harvard study: Remodeling spending to slow CNBC's "Power Lunch" team breaks down a Harvard study that shows remodeling slowing with Kermit Baker, director of Remodeling Futures Program and chief economist at the American Institute of Architects....
22:13, 06/11/2019

People Who Spend More Time In Nature Are Happier, Research Shows It's been established that people who spend more time in parks and other natural settings tend to report higher levels of health and happiness, but new research shows there's actually a magic number......
10:00, 06/28/2019

U.S. budget deficit widens; spending up on health, military The U.S. government's deficit widened to $120 billion in July, fueled by increases in spending on health care and the military, according to data released on Monday by the Treasury Department....
14:41, 08/13/2019

Passport agency boosts minimum routine application wait time by 50 percent The processing time for routine service jumps from six to eight weeks. Until May 31, the interval between application and delivery was four to six weeks. Expedited service is available in two to three weeks, for an extra $60....
16:26, 06/14/2019

Black Men Are Part of Nature but Nature Is White – a poem It took 55 bullets and 3.5 seconds for police to kill Willie McCoy, which a report called ‘reasonable’. Acclaimed poet Shane McCrae writes about his killing Continue reading......
23:39, 06/14/2019

US preschoolers getting less obese, study finds Preschoolers on government food aid have grown a little less pudgy, a U.S. study found, offering fresh evidence that previous signs of declining obesity rates weren't a fluke....
20:00, 06/18/2019

Having a dog can help you have a healthy heart, study finds A new study links owning a dog to better heart health, finding that participants with pets had healthier diets, blood sugar levels and were more physically active....
22:52, 08/24/2019

Kate Middleton's Chelsea Flower Show garden: the Duchess of Cambridge's Back to Nature garden to be donated to Devon mental health facility The plants and landscaping from the Duchess of Cambridge's garden, co-designed with landscape architects Davies White, will move to Devon after its run at the Chelsea Flower Show....
22:00, 05/19/2019

Couples are having less sex than in the previous two decades, study finds Nearly a third of men and women surveyed had no sex in the last month and fewer than half have sex at least once a week, research from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine found....
23:52, 05/08/2019

Study finds that a GPS outage would cost $1 billion per day Enlarge / The first of the Air Force's new GPS 3 satellites launches on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in December, 2018. (credit: SpaceX) Since becoming fully operational in 1995, Global Positioning System technology has become widely adopted in the Uni...
14:39, 06/15/2019

Want to be more creative? Playing Minecraft can help, new study finds Iowa State University psychologist Douglas Gentile's latest study suggests that playing some video games, like Minecraft, can have a positive impact on creativity. Minecraft is one of the most popular computer games, having sold more than 100 milli...
01:26, 07/13/2019

Some ancient crocodiles were vegetarians, study finds Modern crocodiles have a reputation as ravenous beasts that crave flesh. While it’s certainly true that crocodiles today are more than happy to feast on fresh meat, it seems that some ancient crocs not only enjoyed leafy greens on a regular basis, bu...
22:13, 06/28/2019

Women are now seen as equally intelligent as men, study finds Women are now considered as competent as men, but still more sensitive and less ambitious, according to new research on gender stereotypes.        ...
03:52, 07/19/2019

German 'welcome culture' still a new concept, study finds Right-wing extremist protests are on the rise and migrants continue to be targeted for violence. Has Germany's "welcome culture" come to an end? A new study by the Bertelsmann Foundation suggests otherwise....
11:13, 08/29/2019

Penis extensions don't work, study finds Procedures carry high risk of complications ‘and should almost never be carried out’Procedures to make penises larger do not work, are “ineffective and risky” and leave many men physically or psychologically scarred, research reveals, with an expert ...
09:13, 05/10/2019

Meditation Really Freaks Some People Out, Study Finds One of the most stereotypical relaxing things to do—meditation—may actually cause distress for some people, according to the findings of a survey released this week. It found that more than a quarter of regular meditators have had bad experiences rel...
02:52, 05/11/2019

Latinos Are Underrepresented in Hollywood, Study Finds A new study found Latino actors represented only three percent of lead or co-lead roles in top-performing movies during the last 12 years. Producers, directors and casting executives fared badly, too....
02:26, 08/27/2019

Hyenas roamed the Arctic during the last ice age, study finds A study of fossil teeth by University at Buffalo researchers reveals that ancient hyenas lived in the Canadian Arctic during the last ice age.       ...
05:52, 06/19/2019

Small used cars are the most dangerous, study finds A new study suggests bigger is better when it comes to car safety. Online automotive marketplace and research outfit iseecars.com took fatal accident reports from NHTSA covering 2013 to 2017 models and combined them with information from its used car...
17:13, 05/16/2019

IVF study finds success rate a third lower in men over 51 than under 35 Expert who led study of 5,000 IVF cycles at London clinic busts myth that male fertility lasts for everIVF success rates decline significantly in older men, according to scientists who call for greater awareness of the male biological clock.The analy...
18:52, 06/26/2019

Another Study Finds Our Galaxy Is ‘Warped and Twisted’ A team of Polish astronomers has created the most accurate three-dimensional map of the Milky Way to date, revealing surprising distortions and irregularities along the galactic disk.Read more......
01:00, 08/02/2019

Study finds the national median age has increased NBC — According to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau, half of the United States population is now over the age of 38 years old. That’s because the media age increased from 38.2 years in 2018, up from 37.2 years in 2010. More than four ...
14:13, 06/21/2019

Turtle Embryos May Be Able to Choose Their Own Sex, Study Finds New research suggests that turtle embryos influence their own biological sex by moving around inside their egg before they hatch, according to a new study.Read more......
01:00, 08/02/2019

There may be more water on the moon than we thought, study finds The study, conducted by researchers from the University of California, determined that many of the shadowed craters on the moon are likely to hold millions of tons of ice, which could come in handy for future moon missions....
18:00, 07/24/2019

People of color live with 66% more air pollution, US study finds African Americans in the north-east and mid-Atlantic are exposed to 61% more pollution particles from burning gasolinePeople of color in the American north-east and mid-Atlantic are living with 66% more air pollution from vehicles than white resident...
15:39, 06/27/2019

Homelessness rises 12% in Los Angeles County, study finds LOS ANGELES — The number of homeless people counted across Los Angeles County jumped 12% over the past year to nearly 59,000, with more young and old residents and families on the streets, officials said Tuesday. The majority of the homeless were fou...
10:52, 06/05/2019

Lovelorn fish have gloomier outlook, study finds Female cichlids who lose their mates are measurably more pessimistic, researchers sayInferring the mood of a fish has never been a precise science, but researchers claim at least one species responds the way humans do when separated from their other ...
06:00, 06/12/2019

New science blooms after star researchers die, study finds The famed quantum physicist Max Planck had an idiosyncratic view about what spurred scientific progress: death. That is, Planck thought, new concepts generally take hold after older scientists with entrenched ideas vanish from the discipline. “A g...
13:13, 08/29/2019

A Quarter of West Antarctica's Ice Is Now Unstable, Study Finds Stop me if you’ve heard this one before but the ice is screwed. New findings released on Thursday reveal that a quarter of the ice sheets in West Antarctica, the most vulnerable part of the continent, have destabilized. Ice loss has sped up fivefold ...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Practice does not always make perfect, finds study of violinists Research undermines 10,000-hour rule as average players practice more than best onesWith blatant disregard for the public benefits of motivational idioms, researchers have concluded that practice does not, necessarily, make perfect.A study of violini...
03:13, 08/21/2019

Online Ad Fraud Is Down, Study Finds---or at Least It's Harder to Detect Marketers are expected to waste $5.8 billion this year on buying online ads that will be viewed by bots instead of humans—an 11% decline from the amount estimated to have been lost to fraud in 2017....
21:39, 05/01/2019

Study finds those with six fingers have the upper hand in dexterity A study found that properly developed extra fingers are actually pretty useful. The participants were so dexterous, they could even tie their shoes with one hand!       ...
03:00, 06/14/2019

Majority of consumers would welcome self-driving cars, study finds Capgemini's Markus Winkler said engineers and researchers need to work hand-in-hand with marketers and user-experience experts to create self-driving cars that serve customers' needs....
16:52, 05/16/2019

9/11 firefighters at risk for serious cardiovascular issues, new study finds NBC NEWS – New York City firefighters who rushed to the remnants of the World Trade Center after the 9/11 terror attacks are dying from health issues — and that may include serious cardiovascular diseases, according to a study published Friday....
12:39, 09/07/2019

Study finds that energy drinks may seriously mess with your heart In a world where working longer and longer hours is becoming the norm, products that keep us awake and alert have rapidly become must-haves for millions of people. Coffee, the old standby, has big competition from sweetened energy drinks, and the tre...
19:13, 05/30/2019

Study finds older Millennials have the most credit cards NBC — Older Millennials have more credit cards than any other age group, according to a new creditcards.com report. Those ages 30 to 38 have an average of 3.9 credit cards. This age group is particularly interested in travel cards with lucrativ...
10:26, 06/06/2019

Wolves more socially cooperative than dogs, study finds A new study supports the idea that prosocial behavior is ancestral and not the result of domestication, as wolves prove more prosocial than pack dogs....
13:39, 09/04/2019

There's No Such Thing as a 'Gay Gene,' Large Genome Study Finds A new study seems to firmly bury the idea of a so-called “gay gene.” Scientists looked at the genes of nearly a half million people and couldn’t find any genetic variations that could reliably predict someone’s same-sex behavior. Rather, they argue, ...
04:13, 08/30/2019

Study Finds an Easy Way to Save Kids' Lives Between 2011 and 2015, 21,241 young people in America died with bullets in their bodies, according to a new study published today. Some of those deaths were suicides. Some were homicides. Some were accidental shootings. All of the victims were under ...
00:26, 07/16/2019

1 to 2 naps a week may help keep your heart healthy, study finds There’s new evidence that daytime naps may be linked to a lower risk of heart attack or stroke, but only if they’re limited to a few times a week. The research, published Monday in the journal Heart, is based on data collected from nearly...
19:26, 09/10/2019

Widely used pesticide in US particularly harmful to bees, study finds Agriculture has become 48 times more toxic to insects in last 25 years as neonics are used on over 140 different types of cropsAgriculture in the United States has become 48 times more toxic to insects over the last 25 years, largely due to a controv...
01:00, 08/07/2019

New study finds North East is UK’s motoring nirvana Scotland's amazing driving roads are ranked the nation's safest Comparison of statistics highlights best and worst regions for traffic, insurance, fuel costs and dangerous driving Drivers in the North East of England enjoy the best conditions for ...
15:52, 05/31/2019

Study finds films lag significantly in Latino representation A new study finds that Latino representation in film lags significantly behind the U.S. population and that the number of Latino characters in movies is virtually unchanged over the last decade...
15:39, 08/26/2019

More Mexican immigrants in the U.S. are highly skilled, study finds The number of college-educated Mexican immigrants in the United States has risen more than 150 percent since 2000, according to a study released Thursday. Mexican immigrants with a bachelor’s degree rose from 269,000 in 2000 to 678,000 in 2017, an in...
04:39, 05/10/2019

Sahara was home to some of largest sea creatures, study finds Scientists reconstruct extinct species using fossils found in northern Mali from ancient seawaySome of the biggest catfish and sea snakes to ever exist lived in what is today the Sahara desert, according to a new paper that contains the first reconst...
21:52, 07/12/2019

Athletes have poor teeth despite brushing twice a day, study finds Researchers found athletes regularly drink energy drinks, and use gels, all of which can damage teethBritish Olympic and professional athletes could be damaging their teeth by regular using sports drinks, energy bars and gels, according to a study.Re...
05:13, 08/26/2019

Pesticide widely used in US particularly harmful to bees, study finds Agriculture has become 48 times more toxic to insects in last 25 years as neonics are used on over 140 different types of cropsAgriculture in the United States has become 48 times more toxic to insects over the last 25 years, largely due to a controv...
06:00, 08/09/2019

Study finds the universe might be 2 billion years younger New calculations suggest the universe could be a couple billion years younger than scientists now estimate -- and even younger than suggested by two other calculations published this year that trimmed hundreds of millions of years from the age of the...
18:39, 09/13/2019

Sesame Allergy More Common Than Once Thought, Study Finds More than one million children and adults are allergic to sesame in the United States, scientists report. But sesame is not among the allergens that must be listed on food labels....
20:39, 08/02/2019

Antibiotics and bowel cancer: Study finds link A study looking at antibiotics and bowel cancer concludes that the drugs might increase the risk of colon cancer, but lower the risk of rectal cancer....
01:13, 08/23/2019

Majority of Europeans think the EU will fall apart within 20 years, study finds Research published this week showed that levels of support for membership of the European Union are high – but so is pessimism about the future of the bloc....
22:52, 05/17/2019

Study finds consumers not fully sold on future of AVs, EVs J.D. Power's first Mobility Confidence Index Study, a collaboration with SurveyMonkey, found low consumer confidence in the future of autonomous vehicles and middle-of-the-road confidence in electric vehicles....
15:26, 07/30/2019

Study finds possible link between sugary drinks and cancer People who drink a lot of sugary drinks have a higher risk of developing cancer, although the evidence cannot establish a direct causal link, researchers said on Thursday....
02:39, 07/11/2019

New study finds that breathing in polluted cities is just as bad as smoking By now we all know how devastating a heavy smoking habit can be for our overall health, but the air wafting around your neighborhood might not be all that much better. A new study focusing on the air quality of major cities, and the dangers of specif...
04:13, 08/16/2019

People eat at least 50,000 plastic particles a year, study finds Health effects of ingestion of microplastics via food, water and breathing still unknownThe average person eats at least 50,000 particles of microplastic a year and breathes in a similar quantity, according to the first study to estimate human ingest...
18:13, 06/05/2019

Study finds fast walkers are ‘more likely’ to live longer Faster walkers are more likely to live longer, researchers say. And the theory holds true regardless of body weight or obesity status. Brisk walkers hit speeds of 3mph — about 100 steps a minute and, in general, they will overtake most other walkers....
22:00, 05/17/2019

People who live with roommates are messier, study finds People who live with roommates tend to be messier than those living alone or with a partner, according to new research. A new study examining the cleaning habits of 2,000 people found some interesting correlations when dividing the data by living sit...
07:13, 05/18/2019

HPV vaccine could help eliminate cervical cancer, study finds The HPV vaccine could one day lead to the eradication of cervical cancer, according to a new study that found the benefits of the vaccine “exceed expectations.” International researchers looked at 65 studies involving more than 60 million people acro...
18:00, 06/27/2019

Study finds that climate change could cost U.S. up to 10.5% of its GDP by 2100 The report says that climate change could have hugely negative economic consequences for nearly all countries unless greenhouse gas emissions are quickly and significantly curtailed....
02:13, 08/20/2019

Electric scooters aren't as eco-friendly as they seem, study finds Materials used in manufacturing and companies’ efforts to collect and charge scooters create significant greenhouse gas emissionsAt first glance, the assertion that dockless electric scooters are more environmentally friendly than other modes of tran...
18:39, 08/03/2019

Black Women Are More Likely to Be Sexually Harassed on the Job, a Study Finds Reports of sexual harassment in the workplace are down among women overall, but the decline is far less steep among black women, signaling they are at greater risk....
14:26, 06/25/2019

Hoda Kotb says spending time with daughters matters 'more than anything' "Today" host Hoda Kotb gave an update on Haley and Hope, her daughters with Joel Schiffman, and shared plans for a new book, "I Really Needed This Today."...
03:52, 08/03/2019

People are spending less time on Facebook, more on Instagram: report Are Americans spending less time on Facebook? Although active user counts continue to rise on CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s popular platform, a new eMarketer report shows that average time spent on the platform dropped to 38 minutes last year, a declin...
19:13, 05/30/2019

‘Car Wars' study finds ongoing CUV push will squeeze profits Product saturation within automakers' current and future crossover offerings is leading to increased competition and profitability levels at or below those of sedans, while also leaving dealers short of entry-level new vehicles to sell, according to ...
13:52, 06/13/2019

Prehistoric shocker: Baby pterosaurs could fly at birth, study finds A new study published on Wednesday reveals that pterosaurs — flying reptiles that lived during the age of dinosaurs — had the ability to fly right at birth....
19:52, 06/12/2019

A Rat Study Finds that Acupuncture Can Treat Alcohol Addiction... in Rats Lab animals are used in all sorts of bizarre experiments, but a new study this week is definitely one for the scrapbook. A team of researchers in Korea and the U.S. got rats addicted to alcohol, then attempted to alleviate their withdrawal symptoms u...
23:26, 09/04/2019

Getting appendix removed increases risk of Parkinson's, study finds Patients who have had their appendix removed are three times more likely to develop Parkinson’s disease than those who have not, according to a new study....
15:52, 05/10/2019

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than Portugal, study finds Pentagon released 59m metric tons of carbon dioxide and other warming gases in 2017, research showsThe United States creates more planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions through its defense operations alone than industrialized countries such as Swede...
03:26, 06/13/2019

Gender and racial diversity on the up in blockbuster films, study finds Survey finds more inclusivity in casting – but not behind the camera – while LGBTQ and disabled people remain marginalisedThere were more leading roles for women and people of colour in blockbusters in 2018 than any previous year, according to a new ...
17:52, 09/05/2019

Contraceptive injections do not increase risk of contracting HIV, study finds Research also finds scale of crisis among African women higher than expectedA landmark study has ended 30 years of anxiety that hormonal contraceptive injections may increase women’s chances of infection from HIV.But the study found a dramatically hi...
18:52, 06/13/2019

TV Watching Is Worse for Your Heart Than Sitting at Work, Study Finds Some kinds of sitting around are worse for your heart than others, at least according to a new study out today. The findings suggest that watching more hours of TV a day can raise your risk of eventual heart disease and early death. At the same time,...
06:52, 06/27/2019

Obesity epidemic driven by rural communities, study finds The average body mass index of individuals in rural areas increased at a greater rate than city dwellers between 1985 and 2017 -- with rural folks gaining as much as 60 percent more than their city-dwelling counterparts....
18:00, 05/10/2019

Whole Foods is America's most expensive grocery chain, study finds Despite slashing prices since its Amazon acquisition, Whole Foods is still the most expensive grocer, according to a new set of data compiled by Bank of America Merrill Lynch....
17:13, 05/23/2019

Women's brains work better in warmer offices, study finds Researchers say workplaces may be able to increase productivity by setting thermostat higher Scientists have raised the stakes in the battle of the sexes over office air conditioning by discovering women’s brains work better at higher temperatures.Me...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Left-handed people could have better verbal skills, study finds Scientists have found lefty DNA for the very first time. The genetic code instructions seem to be involved in the structure and function of the brain.        ...
22:26, 09/06/2019

Some hospitals turn away ambulances when the patients are more likely to be poor, study finds A study found private hospitals are more likely to turn away ambulances when a public hospital is on diversion.        ...
00:00, 05/14/2019

Scientists shocked after study finds biological aging may be reversible A new study shows that scientists might be able to not only slow the process of aging but actually reverse it, Benjamin Button-style. Volunteers in a California study were given a cocktail of three common drugs for one year– a growth hormone an...
07:26, 09/10/2019

Most habitat clearing concentrated in just 12 federal electorates, study finds Scientists say the greatest loss of threatened species habitat has been in the agriculture minister’s electorateMost clearing of Australian habitat relied on by threatened species is concentrated in just 12 federal electorates, nine of which are held...
23:52, 05/07/2019

Financial advisors are more stressed out than their investor clients, study finds A recent survey found that financial advisors are more stressed out than their investor clients. Asked to evaluate stress levels in their lives, 71% of advisors said they experience moderate or high negative stress, compared to 63% of investors....
15:26, 05/22/2019

Eating spicy foods could lead to dementia, study finds Spicy foods might be good for weight loss. Peppery palates are also thought to be hungrier for sex, too. But a new long-term study has revealed a possible significant downside to fiery flavors: a susceptibility to dementia. “Chili consumption w...
22:00, 07/24/2019

Study finds changes in Cuban diplomats' brains, but no sign of attack Scientists are still unsure of why a group of US diplomats in Cuba experienced mysterious neurological symptoms, but they're still looking for answers. A new study published today in JAMA by the University of Pennsylvania reveals that brain chan...
10:39, 07/24/2019

Earth-like snowball planets may be able to support life, study finds A University of Toronto study found frozen Earth-like planets may be warm enough to support life. Its findings have now blurred the line between what is a habitable and inhabitable planet.       ...
21:00, 07/30/2019

Environment reporters facing harassment and murder, study finds Tally of deaths makes it one of most dangerous fields for journalists after war reportingJagendra Singh: the Indian journalist burned to deathThirteen journalists who were investigating damage to the environment have been killed in recent years and m...
20:39, 06/17/2019

Opioid addicts seeking help are often denied treatment, study finds Posing as heroin users seeking help, researchers contacted hundreds of treatment clinics in US states with the highest overdose death rates -- and they were denied appointments much of the time....
22:13, 06/04/2019

Americans are waiting three years to replace their phones, study finds A new study released by Strategy Analytics reflects the current state of the smartphone industry. Apparently, consumers in the US -- Baby Boomers, in particular -- are increasingly delaying their smartphone purchase for three or more years. In additi...
19:13, 08/23/2019

Soho is Britain's unhealthiest place to live, study finds Great Torrington in Devon healthiest given factors such as pollution and fast food accessSoho is the unhealthiest place to live in Britain while the healthiest is a small market town in Devon, a study has concluded.The central London area had the gre...
09:52, 07/01/2019

Ancient gene mutation could protect against diabetes, study finds Mutant form linked to rise of cooking helps about half of humans keep blood sugar lowerAn ancient mutation that spread through humans after the advent of cooking may protect people against high blood sugar and diabetes today, scientists have said.Res...
10:26, 06/04/2019

Genome study finds roots of Komodo dragon's tenaciousness Scientists have mapped the genome of the Komodo dragon, the world's largest lizard, discovering intriguing secrets behind the impressive speed and endurance these cold-blooded predators muster by ratcheting up their metabolism to mammal-like levels....
17:00, 07/30/2019

Augmented reality changes how people interact and communicate, study finds Enlarge / An actor portrays a participant in a new study of the impact of augmented reality on social interactions. The area inside the dotted line is the field of view of the augmented reality goggles, which shows digital content such as avatars. (c...
23:39, 05/29/2019

Study finds 60 percent spike in air ambulance prices over last four years Because many air ambulance companies are not part of insurance networks, patients often get hit with the huge bills, according to the findings by Johns Hopkins University researchers released on Monday....
03:26, 07/02/2019

Climate crisis may be increasing jet stream turbulence, study finds Potential impacts of rise in vertical shear include longer, bumpier and dearer flightsThe climate crisis could be making transatlantic flights more bumpy, according to research into the impact of global heating on the jet stream.Jet streams are power...
18:26, 08/08/2019

Mars was once warm and rainy before turning frigid, study finds Scientists have learned a lot about Mars in recent years, and based on observations from the fancy hardware NASA has sent to the Red Planet we know that it once held far more water than we see today. But knowing there was lots of water (or at least a...
17:39, 08/21/2019

Insomniacs may be at greater risk of heart failure, study finds People genetically predisposed to sleep problems have greater risk of stroke and coronary artery diseasePeople who struggle with sleep might be at greater risk of developing cardiovascular problems, research suggests.Scientists have found that people...
13:26, 08/19/2019

Hackers can bypass £30 limit on contactless cards, study finds Researchers have discovered that the £30 limit on Visa contactless cards can be bypassed, potentially enabling criminals to empty out victims' bank accounts without touching the card....
13:00, 07/30/2019

Best place location for solar panels is on farms, study finds According to the study, if just 1 percent of the world's farmland were converted to solar panels, the power generated would be enough to meet global electricity demands....
03:13, 08/09/2019

Pokémon characters have their own pea-sized region in brain, study finds The first Pokémon game was released in 1996 for the Nintendo Game Boy. Detective Pikachu, the first live-action film inspired by the classic Nintendo game Pokémon, hits theaters on May 10. So it's timely that a new paper has just appeared in Nature...
17:52, 05/06/2019

Many parents struggle to adjust after learning child is gay, study finds Pride flag / Getty Images Stacy Feintuch, a mother of two in suburban New Jersey, said she didn’t know what was wrong when her oldest daughter, Amanda, 17, began to withdraw. “I confronted her and said, ‘You need to talk to me,’” Feintuch said: “She ...
14:00, 06/25/2019

Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot advocates. Researchers repeated an analysis that sparked excitement years ago. The previous work link...
00:52, 06/12/2019

Study finds meteorite strikes made life on Earth possible There’s been more discussion recently about protecting life on Earth from a devastating asteroid strike. But a new study suggests that space rocks actually made life possible on the Blue Planet. Researchers identified isotopes of selenium in ro...
06:13, 08/16/2019

Police Are a Leading Cause of Death for Young Men, Especially Those of Color, Study Finds For men, especially men of color, coming face to face with the police may be one of the most likely ways to die young, a new study out Monday finds. The study estimated that black men are twice as likely to be killed by police than men of other races...
09:00, 08/07/2019

Crime kills more people than armed conflicts, UN study finds Far more people are killed in homicides around the world than in conflict zones, a sweeping UN study has found. The rates of women being killed due to domestic violence is also on the rise....
17:00, 07/08/2019

Women taking pill may be less likely to suffer ACL injury, study finds Hormonal contraceptives potentially reduce risk of tear to anterior cruciate ligamentWomen on the combined pill appear to be less likely to tear a key ligament in their knee, research suggests.Injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament in the knee ar...
03:52, 05/03/2019

Penguin and seal poop gives life to Antarctica, new study finds Researchers found "hotspots" of biodiversity surrounding Antarctic colonies of seals and penguins. The cause: Gasses from the animals' waste.        ...
02:00, 05/11/2019

No 'gay gene', but study finds genetic links to sexual behavior A large scientific study into the biological basis of sexual behavior has confirmed there is no single "gay gene" but that a complex mix of genetics and environment affects whether a person has same-sex sexual partners....
02:39, 08/30/2019

Austrians lack crucial Holocaust awareness, study finds Most Austrian adults do not know 6 million Jews were killed in the Holocaust, according to a new survey. While some described the findings as disturbing, an education expert at Yad Vashem also sees reasons for hope....
12:00, 05/02/2019

Ravens have emotional quirks similar to humans, study finds Humans have very advanced brains — or at least we think that’s the case based on what we know about life from an admittedly small sample size of a single planet — but we’re not the only creatures on the planet that exhibits co...
10:39, 05/22/2019

Fracking causing rise in methane emissions, study finds Researchers say boom in shale oil and gas major contributor to climate emergencyThe boom in the US shale gas and oil may have ignited a significant global spike in methane emissions blamed for accelerating the pace of the climate crisis, according to...
17:52, 08/14/2019

Low-dose aspirin may be linked to bleeding in the skull, new study finds For people without heart disease, a new study found taking low-dose aspirin is associated with an increased risk for bleeding within the skull.        ...
04:00, 05/14/2019

More young adults in the US are dying from heart failure, study finds Premature deaths caused by heart failure are on the rise in the United States, especially among young black men, according to a new study by Northwestern Medicine....
20:39, 05/06/2019

Upping caffeine intake could trigger migraines, study finds The next time you reach for an extra cup of coffee, think twice. A new study suggests that upping your caffeine intake throughout the day may trigger a migraine, especially if you’re already prone to headaches. ...
17:52, 08/09/2019

Restoring Forests Could Help Put a Brake on Global Warming, Study Finds Researchers looked at how many trees could be planted on every available parcel of land on Earth, where they could go, and what impact could be on our survival....
00:00, 07/06/2019

Study finds evidence of 'clear relationship' between appendectomy and Parkinson's A study of 62 million people in the United States finds that those who have had their appendix removed are more likely to develop Parkinson's disease....
00:13, 05/11/2019

Study finds most sudden deaths in youth sports were in basketball The majority of sudden deaths in youth and middle school sports happen to boys at an average age of 13 on the basketball court, a NATA study found.        ...
22:39, 05/20/2019

Obese people enjoy the taste of food more, study finds Obese people eat more food because it simply tastes better, a new study has found. Researchers at the University of Iowa gave chocolate to a group of obese and non-obese women and found that as the obese group kept eating the food continued to taste ...
05:52, 08/01/2019

Extra hormone dose could help prevent miscarriages, study finds Giving pregnant women who have previously had a miscarriage an extra dose of progesterone helps them go on to have a successful pregnancy, researchers say....
09:13, 05/09/2019

Risk of obesity can be accurately predicted in babies, study finds Factors including birth weight could determine likelihood of child becoming obese aged 10It is possible to accurately predict whether a baby is at risk of becoming an obese 10-year-old by scoring a range of factors from weight to family circumstances...
13:52, 05/02/2019

Climate crisis seriously damaging human health, report finds National academies say effects include spread of diseases and worse mental healthA report by experts from 27 national science academies has set out the widespread damage global heating is already causing to people’s health and the increasingly seriou...
20:13, 06/03/2019

CannTrust slumps after Health Canada finds unlicensed pot cultivation CannTrust Holdings Inc's shares plunged 22% to a more than one-and-half-year low on Monday, after Health Canada found that the weed producer grew cannabis in unlicensed rooms and restricted the company from clearing its inventory....
22:39, 07/08/2019

Brad Pitt playing a stuntman in 'Once Upon A Time in Hollywood' boosts case for Oscar category Stunt professionals have advocated for Oscar recognition. Brad Pitt starring as stuntman Cliff Booth in "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" sure helps.        ...
07:13, 07/27/2019

About half of China's loans to developing countries are 'hidden,' study finds China's lending to other countries has surged in the past decade, causing debt levels to jump dramatically, and as much as half of such debt to developing economies is "hidden," a new study has found....
15:00, 07/12/2019

Study Finds Signs Of Ritualized Cannabis Smoking 2,500 Years Ago In China Archaeologists have dug up evidence that people were catching a cannabis buzz way, way before Woodstock, before the Summer of Love and even before there were jazz clubs or alarmist movies warning of......
12:39, 06/13/2019

People Born Prematurely May Have More Romantic Trouble as Adults, Study Finds Babies born prematurely might have an unexpected disadvantage by the time they reach adulthood, according to new research out Friday. It suggests that they’ll be less likely to ever have a romantic relationship or sex, as well as be less likely to ha...
03:13, 07/13/2019

Animals failing to adapt to speed of climate crisis, study finds Scientists warn of ‘alarming’ lag between human-driven seasons shift and animals’ behavioural changesThe speed of climate disruption is outstripping many animals’ capacity to adapt, according to a study that warns of a growing threat to even common s...
23:00, 07/23/2019

Parts of the Marshall Islands are more radioactive than Chernobyl and Fukushima, study finds Radiation levels across parts of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean, where the United States tested nuclear bombs during the Cold War, are higher than areas contaminated by the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters, new research suggests....
20:13, 07/17/2019

Millions more Americans breathing dirty air as planet warms, study finds Forty-three percent of Americans live in places where they’re breathing unsafe air, according to American Lung AssociationAn increasing number of Americans live in places with unhealthy levels of smog or particulate air pollution – both of which are ...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Meal-prep kits better for environment than a trip to the store, study finds Kits often involve more packaging waste but factors such as the supply chain and portion size mean overall impact may be lessMeal-prep kits are often more environmentally friendly than the average trip to the grocery store, according to a University ...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Use of male mice skews drug research against women, study finds Male animal bias is unjustified and can lead to drugs that work less well for womenThe male mind is rational and orderly while the female one is complicated and hormonal. It is a stereotype that has skewed decades of neuroscience research towards usi...
16:13, 05/31/2019

Measles cases in Texas could skyrocket due to unvaccinated children, study finds Large measles outbreaks could be more commonplace in Texas communities as an increasing number of children in the state show up to school unvaccinated, a new study claims. ...
07:39, 08/23/2019

‘Biodegradable' Bags Can Still Carry Groceries After Three Years in the Ground, Study Finds I’m a cat owner, so cleaning up poop is a near daily occurrence. I buy special bags for my feline son, Mellow: the biodegradable type. If I’m going to dump his poop and pine litter into the trash, might as well use do so in something that decomposes,...
03:26, 04/30/2019

Study finds ultimate fate of Leidenfrost droplets depends on their size Enlarge / A new study shows the ultimate fate of Leidenfrost droplets, liquid drops that levitate above very hot surfaces. Larger drops explode violently with an audible crack. Smaller ones simple shrink and fly away. (credit: Lyu/Mathai) In 1756, ...
17:13, 05/12/2019

Shake your tail feather: Study finds cockatoos love to dance Snowball, a sulphur-crested cockatoo, has shown that humans are not the only creatures who love to dance, a study found. Snowball has a diverse repertoire of 14 unique dance moves and loves to bop to a good beat....
00:00, 07/10/2019

Thousands could perish annually in US if global heating not curbed, study finds Every year nearly 5,800 people are expected to die in New York, 2,500 in Los Angeles and more than 2,300 in MiamiThousands of heat-related deaths in major US cities could be avoided if rising global temperatures are curbed, new research has found.On ...
20:26, 06/05/2019

Knee airbags show little safety benefit, IIHS study finds The study, which examined data from frontal crash tests and real-world crash reports, suggests other measures, such as redesigning lower instrument panels, could be just as effective....
15:13, 08/09/2019

Sugar in fruit juice may raise risk of cancer, study finds Excessive consumption of sugary drinks – including juice – associated with the diseaseDrinking large amounts of fruit juice may raise your risk of cancer, according to a big study which has found a link between the regular consumption of all kinds of...
12:39, 07/12/2019

Latino actors make up 4.5% of speaking roles in Hollywood, study finds New study examining representation in the top 100 films from the last decade shows community is largely ignored on the big screenA new report has found that in the top 100 Hollywood films from 2007 through 2018, only 4.5% of all speaking characters w...
17:13, 08/26/2019

Stress in pregnancy linked to personality disorders in children, study finds Moms-to-be who suffer stress in pregnancy are more likely to have kids with personality disorders, a new study published in the British Journal of Psychiatry found....
16:26, 09/06/2019

Deforestation and Climate Change Could Split the Amazon Rainforest in Two, Study Finds When I worry about the Amazon Rainforest, I typically worry about deforestation. Maybe I should start worrying about climate change, too. A new study out Monday shows that climate change plus deforestation equals disaster for the Amazon: The average ...
18:00, 06/25/2019

E-cigarettes damage blood vessels even if devices don’t contain nicotine, study finds Often touted as a safer alternative to cigarettes, e-cigarettes can have negative effects on a user’s blood vessels, damaging them after just one use, a new study says. ...
22:26, 08/21/2019

Babies in Nepal get quarter of calories from junk food, study finds Diets heavy on snack foods linked to undernutrition and stunting, say researchersChildren under the age of two in Nepal are getting a quarter of their calories from junk food, according to groundbreaking research that warns their diet is linked to st...
07:26, 07/17/2019

Climate crisis more politically polarizing than abortion for US voters, study finds Democrats ranked global heating as the third most important issue on their list, while Republican voters ranked it last in a Yale poll Surging concern among Americans about an overheating planet has done little to shift a political polarization that ...
09:52, 05/22/2019

New Study Finds $15 Federal Minimum Wage Won't Hurt American Jobs The results of the first study analyzing the impact of a $15 minimum wage show that the increase wouldn’t cost American jobs, according to Vox. Additionally, the new research shows the poorest Americans would benefit substantially from a higher minim...
06:13, 07/03/2019

Worldwide rise in obesity driven by country dwellers, study finds Country folks have driven the recent global rise in obesity, a study says. This contradicts the thinking that links being overweight with urban living.        ...
02:39, 05/09/2019

High-cat diet: urban coyotes feast on pets, study finds A study of coyote scat in LA found the animals are attracted to fruit in gardens, where they are also finding cats and dogsDoug McIntyre let his cat, Junior, out of the house on a sunny summer morning last June.As Junior walked down the path and into...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Female fruit bats take food from males in exchange for sex, study finds Male Egyptian fruit bats will allow female bats to take food straight from their mouths and scientists believe they know why -- the bats are trading food for sex....
07:26, 05/24/2019

Insects feel chronic pain after injury like humans do, study finds It’s tempting to imagine that insects don’t “feel” pain, thereby absolving us from any guilt we might feel in slapping a fly or stepping on an ant, but that's not true....
22:26, 07/17/2019

Global Wealth Gap Would Be Smaller Today Without Climate Change, Study Finds Most of the world’s poor countries are poorer than they would have been had greenhouse gas emissions not altered the climate. In some rich countries, it's the opposite....
14:50, 04/28/2019

Spraying Antibiotics to Fight Citrus Scourge Doesn’t Help, Study Finds Researchers found spraying oxytetracycline on orange trees didn’t halt a devastating infection called citrus greening, but a more expensive method — injecting the trunks — holds some promise....
00:39, 08/17/2019

Half of Americans have used swimming pools as an alternative to showering, study finds A survey showed that 51% of Americans reported using the pool as an alternative to showering or rinsing off after engaging in exercise or yardwork.        ...
02:00, 05/15/2019

Deaths from cars running red lights hit 10-year high, AAA study finds The number of people killed when someone ran a red light hit a 10-year high in 2017, according to a study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.       ...
08:52, 08/29/2019

End to Aids in sight as huge study finds drugs stop HIV transmission Paper says risk between male partners is zero if virus fully suppressed by antiretroviralsAids timeline: from Terry Higgins to PrEPAn end to the Aids epidemic could be in sight after a landmark study found men whose HIV infection was fully suppressed...
03:52, 05/03/2019

High-quality cars aren't always the ones consumers want to buy, finds new JD Power study A new study by J.D. Power & Associates finds that some traditional quality laggards can score higher when it comes to automotive performance, execution and layout....
18:39, 07/24/2019

‘Car Wars' study finds concentration of coming CUVs will squeeze profits Product saturation within automakers' current and future crossover offerings is leading to increased competition and profitability levels at or below those of sedans, while also leaving dealers short of entry-level new vehicles to sell, according to ...
20:13, 06/12/2019

Fast food is healthy if you strip it, no-brainer Harvard study finds Dieting is easy — all you have to do is remove every trace of the flavor, satisfaction and general happiness from the fast-food indulgences you love. A new study out of Harvard breaks the news that drive-through fare is pretty unhealthy. But, its lea...
01:39, 08/31/2019

'Disastrous' lack of diversity in AI industry perpetuates bias, study finds Report says an overwhelmingly white and male field has reached ‘a moment of reckoning’ over discriminatory systemsLack of diversity in the artificial intelligence field has reached “a moment of reckoning”, according to new findings published by a New...
18:52, 05/01/2019

E-cigs can double success rates of quitting smoking, UK study finds People using e-cigarettes to quit smoking are about 95% more likely to report success than those trying to quit without help from any stop-smoking aids, according to the results of a large study in England....
02:00, 05/23/2019

UN study finds female voice assistants reinforce harmful stereotypes For the record, the appropriate response to being called a slut isn't, "I'd blush if I could." But that's what Siri is programmed to say. According to a report by the United Nations, the fact that most voice assistant are gendered as y...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Men who receive paid paternity leave want fewer children, study finds Spain’s paternity leave was part of a set of policies to promote gender equality in the labor market and at home, a researcher saidParents who received paid paternity leave took longer to have another child and men’s desire for more children dropped,...
01:52, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 2-CannTrust fires CEO after Health Canada finds unlicensed pot production CannTrust Holding Inc said on Thursday it fired its Chief Executive Officer Peter Aceto, more than two weeks after Health Canada found the marijuana producer grew cannabis in unlicensed rooms....
02:00, 07/26/2019

Probe finds mental health patient died when staffers piled on him A South Carolina mental health patient died when staffers jumped on him in an attempt to restrain him, according to a report. A probe into the death of 35-year-old William Avant determined he was suffocated at G. Werber Bryan Psychiatric Hospital in ...
20:39, 07/19/2019

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23:52, 08/15/2019

Swing-state households would lose at least $70G within first year of Green New Deal, study finds Radically transforming energy consumption under the "Green New Deal" (GND) would cost the average household at least $70,000 in the first year of its rollout, and a cool quarter-million dollars total after five years, a new study concluded....
12:39, 07/30/2019

Snowball the dancing cockatoo has wide range of killer moves, new study finds Snowball the Dancing Cockatoo shows off 14 different dance moves to the beat of "Girls Just Want to Have Fun." The movements come from different video segments of the study, with a single music track overlaid for illustrative purposes. Chances are ...
05:13, 07/10/2019

Single polypill reduces risk of heart attacks and strokes, study finds Large trial held in Iran of inexpensive medication combining four common drugs A cheap, single pill taken once a day that combines four common drugs is safe and reduces the risk of events such as heart attacks, strokes and sudden death in people over...
05:13, 08/23/2019

Democrats focus on victims, Republicans on perpetrators after mass shootings, study finds Democrats and Republicans respond very differently to mass shootings on social media, a team of researchers has found after analyzing over 4 million tweets....
03:52, 06/27/2019

Study finds residue of pesticides, antibiotics and growth hormone in non-organic milk Researchers found samples of organic free of hormones, antibiotics and pesticides they found in conventional milk samples. Expert is wary of results.       ...
06:00, 06/27/2019

Alfa Romeo, Honda tops in consumer trust, AMCI study finds AMCI Global's latest Trusted Automotive Brand Study found that the traditional focus on quality, satisfaction and the elimination of problems has little influence of consumers' trust in an automotive brand....
22:13, 05/22/2019

'Cuban Sonic Attack' Study Finds Brain Differences in Victims—but Don't Put on Your Tinfoil Hat Yet In late 2016, U.S. and Canadian diplomats at their embassy in Havana, Cuba began coming down with unexplained symptoms, including nausea, headaches, and hearing loss. Some also claimed to have heard mysterious sounds just prior to their symptoms, fu...
23:52, 07/23/2019

Radiation levels in Marshall Islands higher than Fukushima, Chernobyl, study finds Radiation levels across the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, where the United States conducted more than 65 nuclear tests during the Cold War, are still alarmingly high — even higher than Fukushima and Chernobyl in some parts, a new stu...
12:13, 07/16/2019

Lifetime of drinking California water could raise cancer risk, study finds Researchers find arsenic and other contaminants that could lead to almost 15,500 cases of cancerDrinking California tap water over the course of a lifetime could increase the risk of cancer, according to a study published Tuesday.Researchers with the...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Global obesity rising faster in rural areas than cities, study finds Global rates of obesity among people who live in the countryside are rising faster than those among city dwellers, in part due to greater access in urban areas to healthier foods and places to exercise, researchers said on Wednesday....
20:52, 05/08/2019

Average American couch is 6 years old, has nursed you through 21 sick days, study finds A study examining the lifespan and usage of the average American couch (among other home furnishings) unearthed how many life moments happen on those cushions. ...
14:00, 05/01/2019

Changing climate imperils global food and water supplies, new U.N. study finds The report says the world cannot avoid the worst effects of climate change without making serious changes to the ways humans grow food, raise livestock and manage forests....
15:13, 08/08/2019

China factories releasing thousands of tonnes of illegal CFC gases, study finds Levels of ozone-depleting gas spiked when air from industrialised areas of China arrived, say researchersIndustries in north-eastern China have released large quantities of an ozone-depleting gas into the atmosphere in violation of an international t...
18:26, 05/23/2019

New-vehicle owners hesitate to use driving assistance technology, J.D. Power study finds Lane-keeping and centering systems, as well as other alerts, can be so bothersome that new-vehicle owners will often disable them or avoid them on future purchases, according to the study....
06:00, 08/28/2019

Blow to 10,000-hour rule as study finds practice doesn't always make perfect Research of violinists undermines popular idea as average players practise more than best onesWith blatant disregard for the public benefits of motivational idioms, researchers have concluded that practice does not, necessarily, make perfect.A study ...
12:00, 08/21/2019

Don’t Get Cocky: Study Finds Trump’s Chances of ‘Running a Boston’ on Election Day Are Slim to None No matter how unpopular Donald Trump is (approval rating at last check a mere 42 percent), there are many a pundit predicting the Electoral College will come through for him and his re-election hopes come Election Day 2020....
09:52, 08/15/2019

Varying vaccine trust leaves populations vulnerable, global study finds Trust in vaccines - one of the world's most effective and widely-used medical products - is highest in poorer countries but weaker in wealthier ones where scepticism has allowed outbreaks of diseases such as measles to persist, a global study found o...
08:52, 06/19/2019

Breast cancer risk reduced by swapping red meat for poultry, study finds Heads up, ladies: Consider swapping chicken for red meat the next time you have the choice, as doing so may reduce the risk of breast cancer, a new study suggests. ...
20:00, 08/08/2019

Permafrost in Canadian Arctic thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, study finds "What we saw was amazing," Vladimir E. Romanovsky, a professor of geophysics at the university, told Reuters by telephone. "It’s an indication that the climate is now warmer than at any time in the last 5,000 or more years."...
10:26, 06/19/2019

Zombifying fungus bypasses the brain to make ants its puppets, study finds Enlarge / A dead ant that has been taken over by a species of Cordyceps in the Rio Claro Reserve in Colombia. (credit: National Geographic/Justin Maguire) Pity the poor unsuspecting carpenter ant who unwittingly becomes infected with spores scatte...
04:39, 07/18/2019

Eroding trust in vaccines leaves populations vulnerable, global study finds Trust in vaccines - one of the world's most effective and widely-used medical products - is highest in poorer countries but weaker in wealthier ones where skepticism has allowed outbreaks of diseases such as measles to persist, a global study found o...
17:13, 06/19/2019

Latino characters only make up 4.5 percent of Hollywood speaking roles, study finds Latinos make up 18% of the U.S. population and 24% of its frequent moviegoers, yet they rarely see themselves on movie screens.        ...
19:13, 08/26/2019

New study finds energy drinks can affect blood pressure and heart rhythm NBC — Energy drinks may be bad for your heart. Researchers studied 34 adults between the ages of 18 and 40-years-old. Those who drank a 32 ounce caffeinated energy drink in a short period of time, experienced changes in their heart rhythm hours...
08:52, 05/30/2019

Nearly 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, a new study finds CIA Museum A new study found that almost 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, and over half of the bacterial strains found were 'superbugs,' or resistant to at least one class of antibiotics. British researcher...
01:13, 06/24/2019

CannTrust fires CEO weeks after Health Canada finds unlicensed cannabis production CannTrust Holding Inc said on Thursday it fired its Chief Executive Officer Peter Aceto, more than two weeks after Health Canada found the marijuana producer grew cannabis in unlicensed rooms....
02:00, 07/26/2019

Social media is actually good for your mental health: study Facebook is just a scapegoat for societal woes and — contrary to popular scientific opinion — may actually improve your mental health, according a to new study. Sure, the social media platform has a bad reputation, with many studies reporting that th...
01:26, 06/28/2019

Researchers are using drones to study the Amazon rainforest's health Researchers from Harvard University are using drones to better understand the Amazon rainforest. With drone-based sensors, the researchers hope to determine the unique "fingerprint" of different rainforest ecosystems. That could help them monitor the...
23:39, 09/13/2019

Study confirms low fat diets benefit women's health New research suggests that a low fat diet reduces death risk among women who have had breast cancer, slows down diabetes, and prevents heart disease....
17:26, 09/10/2019

North American drilling boom threatens big blow to climate efforts, study finds More than half the world’s new pipelines in the US and CanadaPipelines ‘locking in huge emissions for 40 to 50 years at a time’More than half of the world’s new oil and gas pipelines are located in North America, with a boom in US oil and gas drillin...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Young female smokers have significantly greater risk of heart attack, study finds For women smokers ages 18 to 49, the risk of a deadly type of heart attack was more than 13 times higher than it was for non-smoking counterparts, a new study has found....
01:39, 06/26/2019

Sugary drink sales in Philadelphia fall 38% after city adopted soda tax, study finds Sales of sugary drinks dropped 38% in Philadelphia after the city implemented a soda tax, partially offset by people buying more sweet beverages in neighboring town, according to a study published Tuesday....
20:39, 05/14/2019

Climate change threatens 26 native species in Great Dividing Range, study finds Australian researchers say governments must step up and protect critical habitats to give wildlife a chanceMore than 20 native animals would disappear from the Great Dividing Range before the end of the century if global emissions continue at busines...
04:13, 05/16/2019

More than four in 10 women, live in fear of refusing partner’s sexual demands, new UN global study finds More than four in 10 women in 51 countries surveyed, feel they have no choice but to agree to their partner’s sexual demands, the UN sexual and reproductive health agency, UNFPA, said on Wednesday, noting that they are also unable to make basic decis...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Weight-Loss Surgery Dramatically Lowers the Risk of Early Death, a New Study Finds For decades, doctors have known that losing weight can significantly lower risk of heart disease and by extension, reduce the risk of dying from heart-related events such as stroke and heart attack. Studies have shown that both lifestyle changes incl...
13:52, 09/02/2019

Worm's 550M year-old 'death march' might be earliest known animal trail, study finds The fossil of a worm that lived 550 million-years-ago may be the earliest known evidence of an animal walking on the Earth's surface, according to a new study....
07:13, 09/06/2019

Melbourne loses 15bn litres of water annually from logging catchment, study finds Researchers say the Thomson catchment is missing out each year on the amount of water used by 250,000 peopleLogging is causing Melbourne’s main catchment area to miss out on about 15bn litres of water each year, equivalent to the amount used by 250,0...
06:52, 08/23/2019

Google rewards reputable reporting over left-wing politics, Economist study finds President Donald Trump and other Republicans have accused Google of anti-conservative bias a number of times over the last few years, while the tech giant has said its algorithm and worker-powered systems don't take ideology into account. ...
21:13, 06/07/2019

New Wilshire Analytics Study Finds Options Indexes Offered Noteworthy Returns Over 30 Years CHICAGO, IL -- September 21, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and Wilshire Analytics, the investment technology foundation of Wilshire Associates Inc. (Wilshire®), today announced the release of a new analysis of the perfor...
03:26, 05/03/2019

Checking Your Phone at Night Won't Necessarily Throw Off Your Internal Clock, Mouse Study Finds People who only occasionally fall down an internet rabbit hole on their smartphones late at night might be able to rest easier—at least according to the results of a new study in mice. Researchers found that short bursts of light exposure at night wo...
22:39, 07/22/2019

Beware of that bed: Child brain injury linked to everyday household items, study finds A new study published in the journal Brain Injury shows that common products are linked to most non-fatal traumatic brain injuries in children.       ...
08:39, 07/31/2019

Mentally ill woman who killed mother with a scarf was failed by health trust, review finds A mentally ill woman who had committed extremely violent offences did not see a psychiatrist for six months before she relapsed and killed her mother during a psychotic episode because of failings in the restructuring of a London health trust....
15:26, 07/23/2019

Study: Obamacare patients have more trouble getting mental health care About 12 percent of people who signed up for insurance through the Affordable Care Act's exchange had trouble getting an appointment with a mental health care provider, a new study shows....
06:39, 05/09/2019

Shunning booze may improve women’s mental health: study Winding down with some wine may not be so relaxing after all. Researchers at the University of Hong Kong found that quitting alcohol completely may actually be more relaxing than a nightly glass of vino. For the study, published this week in the Ca...
01:39, 07/11/2019

Soda Taxes Are a ‘No-Brainer’ for Public Health, Says the Author of a New Study on Them A new JAMA study suggests taxing sugary drinks really can make people buy fewer of them, potentially translating to better public health. Taxes on soda and other junk foods are frequently proposed as a way to coax Americans into eating more healthful...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Vegetarian heart health: Study identifies benefits and risks A new study concludes that a vegetarian diet reduces the risk of ischemic heart disease. It also finds a small but surprising increased risk of stroke....
12:52, 09/08/2019

Millions should stop taking aspirin for heart health, study says d. Guidelines released this year ruled out routine aspirin use for many older adults who don't already have heart disease — and said it's only for certain younger people under doctor's orders....
03:13, 07/24/2019

Women's mental health may improve after quitting alcohol, study says Women who drink moderate amounts of alcohol or quit the habit altogether have better mental well-being outcomes compared to those who keep drinking, according to a new study....
22:13, 07/08/2019

Drug-resistant superbug 'highly adapted' to spread in hospitals, contaminate food, study finds A bacterium that can inflame the colon and cause “debilitating” diarrhea is evolving into two separate species, one of which could target — and could contaminate — hospital food, posing a risk to those whose immune systems may already be compromised,...
19:00, 08/14/2019

Brad Pitt's 'Once Upon A Time in Hollywood' role boosts stunt profession and Oscar push Stunt professionals have advocated for Oscar recognition. Brad Pitt starring as stuntman Cliff Booth in "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" sure helps.        ...
00:00, 07/28/2019

'One Day at a Time' Finds New Life on CBS's Pop TV CBS-owned Pop TV is picking up “One Day at a Time,” putting an end to months of fan complaints after Netflix Inc. declined to renew the series earlier this year....
06:26, 06/28/2019

A Study Exposes the Health Risks of Gene-Editing Human Embryos Last year, a Chinese scientist tried to give two babies a mutation to protect them from HIV. But that mutation also seems to shave years off people's lives....
20:39, 06/03/2019

Philly soda tax study sees sales dip, health impact unclear A new study bolsters evidence that soda taxes can reduce sales, but whether they influence health remains an open question. The research found that a Philadelphia tax imposed in 2017 led to higher prices and a 38 percent decline in soda sales that ye...
17:52, 05/14/2019

Nearly half of British teens exposed to harmful social media content - but two-thirds don't report it, study finds Nearly half of British teenagers have said they have been exposed to harmful content on social media, but two-thirds did not report it, a survey has found....
16:52, 06/14/2019

‘Great Recession’ linked to long-term mental health issues: study Millions of Americans are still recovering from the “Great Recession” of 2008. But it’s not just their finances that took a hit. Those who suffered financial hardships due to the ruinous economic downturn are also more likely to be ...
03:00, 09/05/2019

Women Who Are Denied Abortions May Face Long-Lasting Health Problems, Study Says When a woman is denied access to an abortion, research has shown that she may face threats to her mental or financial well-being. A new study, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, suggests her physical health may suffer, too. “There...
23:26, 06/10/2019

Milk, Dairy May Cut Risk Of Chronic Diseases Like Diabetes, Poor Heart Health: Study The following study reviewed global scientific literature on the role of dairy products in health and in the prevention of chronic diseases including cardiovascular, metabolic syndrome, colon or......
20:52, 07/06/2019

4 Your Health: Study links woman’s waist size to risk of coronary artery disease (NBC)- New unique strategies are needed to reverse the rising death toll from synthetic opioids like fentanyl, according to researchers from the Rand Corporation. They say the fentanyl crisis is different because the spread is mostly fueled by suppli...
20:26, 08/30/2019

The Best Way to Save Nature? More Nature Avocets, terns and gulls swoop down onto Wallasea Island on England’s eastern coast, searching for food between blades of grass ruffled by the summer sea breeze. Aside from the wind, and the odd chirp or squawk, it’s quiet—the kind ...
18:00, 09/12/2019

NASA finds evidence of ‘interplanetary shock’ for first time NASA has captured a phenomenon in space that has eluded humanity for centuries — an “interplanetary shock.” Four spacecraft from the space agency, which are part of the Magnetospheric Multiscale mission (MMS) that launched in 2015, manage...
08:39, 08/14/2019

Nissan develops golf ball that finds the hole every time Nissan placed an overhead camera to detect the position of the golf ball and cup. When the ball moves, a monitoring system calculates the correct route and adjusts its trajectory....
12:26, 08/28/2019

Amazon's Wheel of Time Show Finds Its Uncrowned King The cast of Ghost Draft continues to grow. Yes, there’ll be something after the credits of Zombieland: Double Tap. Go behind-the-scenes on Maleficent: Mistress of Evil. Todd McFarlane just can’t stop talking about more Spawn projects. Plus, a look at...
15:52, 09/05/2019

Apple is spending up to $15M per episode on its TV shows, as Netflix starts spending less There was a time, not that long ago in fact, where HBO’s reported budget of $5 million spent on each episode of Game of Thrones sounded pretty extreme. Like something approaching a small movie budget. Not that Westeros fans would argue such spe...
03:26, 07/12/2019

Dogs may have evolved with 'puppy dog eyes' to communicate with humans, study finds Dogs may have developed facial muscles that allow them to make 'puppy dog eyes' specifically to communicate with humans, according to a new study.        ...
14:13, 06/18/2019

Schools cut short break times 'to cram in more lessons', study finds School break times have been slashed by up to an hour over the past two decades, affecting children's social skills and opportunities for exercise, a new study has revealed....
14:39, 05/10/2019

New Study Finds Russell 2000 Index Options Benchmarks and Options-Based Funds Less Volatile Chicago, IL and County Wicklow, Ireland -- September 27, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and Fund Evaluation Group, LLC (FEG) today announced findings from a study of four CBOE strategy performance benchmark indexes designed t...
01:39, 05/03/2019

Woman finds owner of ring lost years ago -- in time for Mother's Day An Oregon woman reportedly launched an exhaustive search earlier this month after finding an engagement ring in the front-seat tray of her daughter’s Subaru, which was freshly back from the auto shop. And just in time for Mother’s Day, she got the ri...
13:52, 05/16/2019

Putin fails to mention MH17 in phone-in but finds time for whales Russian president avoids 2014 disaster in annual Q&A but is confronted by journalists on subject afterwardsVladimir Putin faced questioning on both domestic and international issues at his annual phone-in – but managed to avoid any mention of the MH1...
21:52, 06/20/2019

Sewage is also part of ‘sun, surf, and sand’ at America’s dirtiest beaches, study finds A study looked at the number of days in 2018 that the water had bacteria counts exceeding Environmental Protection Agency standards.        ...
18:13, 07/23/2019

New Study Finds That Certain Options- and Futures-Based Benchmark Indexes Could Help Manage Tail Risk of Traditional Indexes CHICAGO and BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The merits of using options-based and futures-based strategy benchmark indexes to hedge and manage tail risk is the subject of a new study — "Key Tools for Hedging and Risk Manage...
18:52, 05/04/2019

4 Your Health: Benefits of quiet time in the NICU Reducing noise in NICU’s good for a baby’s heart rate. Reducing noise in hospital NICU’s could improve the health of infants. A new study looked at the effects of enacting quiet time guidelines in several neo-natal intensive care un...
21:39, 05/14/2019

4 Your Health: Time is critical for stroke victims NBC News- Every year, nearly 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke. It’s considered the leading cause of serious long term disability in the U.S. But the amount of damage to the brain all depends on the quality of care and just how fast paramedics ...
06:39, 06/08/2019

This is how much time moms worry about their baby’s health Moms spend over 1,400 hours worrying about their baby’s health in the first year – that’s over eight weeks of nothing but concern, according to a new survey. During that time, on average, a mom conducts 330 Google or internet searches about her baby’...
09:26, 07/16/2019

Bellator star Nathan Greyson explains how MMA saved him from the 'wrong path' after spending time in prison Stories of redemption are commonplace in the world of combat sport. For Bellator's Nathan Greyson it goes further than that. Ask the South Londoner about MMA and he will tell you it saved his life....
21:13, 06/16/2019

4 Your Health: Obesity rates in America hit all-time high (NBC News)- A tentative settlement has been reached in lawsuits filed against oxycontin maker Purdue Pharma. The maker of the opioid drug has reached a deal that would resolve thousands of lawsuits brought by municipal and state governments. The pen...
04:52, 09/13/2019

4 Your Health: 1st time opioid users more at risk to get hooked People receiving opioids in the hospital for the first time are more at risk of becoming addicted. People who take opioids for the first time while in the hospital may be at a higher risk of long-term use. That’s according to a new study from t...
20:13, 06/18/2019

Study: For first time in 30 years, high school sports participation is down For the first time in 30 years, participation in high school sports declined, according to a study by the NFHS.       ...
07:39, 08/27/2019

New Yorkers spend 90 minutes of leisure time on a computer per day: study New Yorkers spent almost 90 minutes of leisure time a day on a computer – and if they worked at the national minimum wage for the same amount of time they would have earned $3,969.38 a year, according to a new study. And yet, that’s a fraction of the...
14:00, 08/28/2019

Study: Menthol cigarette smokers have harder time quitting Menthol cigarettes have been disproportionated marketed to black communities for decades, and the effects of that promotion had a lingering effect, new findings show....
23:52, 06/17/2019

Antibiotic use before cancer treatment cuts survival time – study Patients live longer if they do not take antibiotics in month before immunotherapyTaking antibiotics in the month before starting immunotherapy dramatically reduces a cancer patient’s chances of survival, according to a small but groundbreaking study...
18:26, 09/14/2019

Study Finds Folks in Chicago’s Affluent Streeterville Live to Almost the Century Mark, While Blacks in Impoverished Englewood Don’t Live Long Enough to Collect Social Security It’s just 9 miles between Chicago’s predominantly white and wealthy Streeterville neighborhood and the predominantly black and poor Englewood in the city’s South Side, but the gulf of difference in life expectancies between the two represents the lar...
06:13, 06/07/2019

More pregnant women are using marijuana, study finds. Doctor says it's 'not worth the risk' The research published in JAMA surveyed nearly half a million women. 1 in 14 pregnant women said they used in the past month. Risks are still unclear.        ...
22:00, 06/19/2019

Junk food irreversibly damages sperm by the time you’re 20: Harvard study Eat well, finish better. Pizza, candy, chips and other processed, high-fat food can cause permanent damage to sperm, according to a new study from Harvard University. The researchers studied nearly 3,000 men ages 18 to 20 and found that vegetarians a...
01:39, 06/26/2019

Teens can have tough time searching for sexual health information online (Reuters Health) - While teens mostly navigate the internet with ease, they may have a tough time finding information on sexual health, a new study suggests....
02:52, 05/01/2019

Iggy Azalea Spent Time At a Mental Health Retreat To Help Her Not "F--k Up" Her Life If you rewind time back to 2014, you'll find raising superstar Iggy Azalea being hailed the queen of fancy. Back then, she had the song of the summer, a Grammy nomination, an envious......
17:26, 08/06/2019

City shutters Dumbo’s Time Out food hall for slew of health violations This is a serious time out. Just months after it opened, DUMBO’s ballyhooed Time Out Food Market has temporarily closed after city health inspectors ordered most of its restaurants shut down for a host of stomach-churning health violations last week....
09:13, 07/17/2019

World Health Organization Issues First-Ever Screen Time Guidelines for Young Kids. Here’s What to Know (LONDON) — The World Health Organization has issued its first-ever guidance for how much screen time children under 5 should get: not very much, and none at all for those under 1. The U.N. health agency said Wednesday that kids under 5 should n...
14:50, 04/28/2019

'Stranger Things,' 'Orange' have way too many tobacco images, youth-focused study finds Tobacco images on TV are up, according to a study, as Netflix promises to eliminate such images in programming aimed at youths.        ...
00:00, 07/03/2019

Philadelphia soda tax caused 'substantial decline' in soda sales, study finds Soda sales plummeted in Philadelphia following the implementation of a tax on the carbonated drinks, according to a new study.        ...
17:01, 05/15/2019

Tiger Woods hints health, 'Father Time', is an issue after first round struggles at The Open: 'Just the way it's going to be' The Masters champion, a three-time winner on the links courses of the only major in Europe, shot a 7-over 78 on Thursday, his highest first-round score at the tournament and third-highest opening at any of the four biggest events in golf....
02:26, 07/20/2019

Warren, Biden and Sanders clash on health care, as top Dem contenders spar on stage for first time Long-simmering health care policy disputes between Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren exploded into the open during Thursday night's Democratic primary debate, as the candidates -- often with raised voices -- laid bare their fundamental ...
03:13, 09/13/2019

West Nile virus confirmed in Los Angeles county for first time in 2019, health officials say Two residents in Los Angeles County in California have been infected with the mosquito-borne West Nile virus, marking the county’s first confirmed cases of the 2019 season, local health officials said Monday. ...
07:26, 08/07/2019

Experts say students heading off to college for the first time should make health, both physical and mental, a top priority (NBC News)  In the next few weeks millions of young adults will set out for college campuses, leaving the comforts and routine of their parents’ homes. For many, it will be their first time living on their own, and experts have some advice on h...
20:26, 08/30/2019

‘Race against time’ to help women who bore brunt of Cyclone Idai: UN reproductive health agency  As the full extent of destruction caused by Cyclone Idai across southern Africa continues to be assessed, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) said on Wednesday it was in “a race against time” to protect women who bore the brunt of the storm as...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Walgreens cuts long-time health benefit for retired employees in 'unusual' move Walgreens said in a letter reviewed by CNBC it would no longer subsidize medical benefits for former employees who hadn't turned 64 by March 31....
23:00, 06/08/2019

Amazon-Owned Whole Foods Slashes Health Care Benefits for Part-Time Workers Amazon-owned Whole Foods is slashing benefits for 1,900 part-time workers at the start of 2020, with staff working 20 hours a week told the bar to buy into the company health care plan will now be set at 30 hours a week, Business Insider reported thi...
04:00, 09/15/2019

MP Jared O'Mara taking time out 'to receive professional help' over mental health and personal issues Independent MP Jared O'Mara is taking time-out from his duties "to receive professional help to deal with my mental health and personal issues regarding self-medication"....
02:52, 07/26/2019

Study study suggests anorexia linked to metabolic disorder Anorexia nervosa, is an eating disorder that causes people to obsess about weight, might be at least partly linked to a metabolic disorder -- and not purely psychiatric as previously thought -- according to new research....
06:13, 07/17/2019

The nature of boxing From one legendary boxing writer to another: Thomas Hauser reviews the latest book from Donald McRae, In Sunshine Or In Shadow The post The nature of boxing appeared first on Boxing News....
17:39, 08/30/2019

Guns and hate — not mental health — fuelling ‘public health crisis’: APA president After shootings in Dayton and El Paso, the president of the American Psychological Association said: "The combination of easy access to assault weapons and hateful rhetoric is toxic."...
10:13, 08/06/2019

Big Tech is teaming up with health care companies to make it easier to see your health history Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft's health teams were all represented at a meeting in Washington D.C. on Tuesday to discuss opening up access to patients' claims information....
00:13, 07/31/2019

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now a Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with the head of the World Health Organization calling for countries ...
23:26, 07/17/2019

Ebola Outbreak Declared a Public Health Emergency by World Health Organization The World Health Organization (WHO) announced this week that it has elected to declare the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “public health emergency of international concern,” a decision that comes nearly a year after the outbreak...
23:39, 07/17/2019

World Health Organization declares Ebola an international health emergency The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a public health emergency of international concern....
21:52, 07/17/2019

Florida health officials declare public health emergency for hepatitis A Seventeen counties 'critically impacted' by hepatitis A prompted a surgeon general to declare an emergency.        ...
05:13, 08/04/2019

Health Insurers Walk Delicate Line Against Democrats' Health Proposals As Democratic presidential candidates take aim at the health-insurance industry, companies are striking a delicate balance, trying to fight the plans without attracting the political spotlight or sparking investor alarm....
01:26, 08/01/2019

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared an international health emergency by World Health Organization More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zone.        ...
07:39, 07/18/2019

Health Canada warn victims of spring flooding about possible dangers to health when they return home Federal biologist Francis Lavoie says it's important to dry wet walls and belongings within 48 hours, but that's not often possible in the case of flooding....
18:26, 05/02/2019

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now an international Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared an international Public Health Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with the head of the World Health Organization calling...
14:00, 07/27/2019

UN health agency spotlights stalled effort to close health divide across Europe, in new report Progress on equal access to a healthy life for all, is at a standstill across Europe, a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed on Tuesday, despite their being a clear path to close gaps in national care....
01:52, 09/11/2019

Unlicensed “health coach” claims health advice is free speech—court disagrees Enlarge / Unlicensed "health coach" Heather Del Castillo (credit: Institute for Justice) A federal court on Wednesday rejected claims by an unlicensed “health coach” that the unqualified health advice she provided to paying clients was protected sp...
17:26, 07/20/2019

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according to a statement issued on Friday by the World Health Organization (WHO)....
14:53, 04/28/2019

4 Your Health: Plant-based diet good for health and increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients There’s more evidence that a strict plant-based diet is good for your health. Harvard researchers analyzed nine studies involving more than 307,000 participants. Those who strictly followed a diet focused mainly on fruits, vegetables, whole gra...
20:13, 07/22/2019

Women's health arrives on Apple Health priority list Inspired by the Apple Heart Study, the company launches new studies of women's health, movement, and hearing. Data will come from apps on the new Apple Watch Series 5....
21:26, 09/10/2019

Olafur Eliasson: When nature becomes art London's Tate Modern is showing 40 works by iconic Danish-Icelandic artist, Olafur Eliasson. The show, "In Real Life," addresses the fragility of nature in the climate crisis age through some evocative installations....
02:26, 07/12/2019

How nature 'reclaimed' Chernobyl When photographer David McMillan first visited the city of Pripyat in 1994, he expected his movements to be restricted. Just eight years prior, a reactor at the nearby Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant had exploded, forcing a region-wide evacuation and s...
21:52, 09/04/2019

How Can We Stop the Collapse of Nature? Scientists warned last week that a million species could go extinct, and it’s all our fault. Well, not “our” as in you and I, but “our” as in humanity.Read more......
19:52, 05/13/2019

4 Your Health: Weight-loss surgery health benefits (NBC)- Weight-loss surgery can have major health benefits for people with obesity and diabetes, according to a new study from the Cleveland Clinic. It showed patients who underwent bariatric surgery had a 40 percent lower risk of heart complications ...
08:26, 09/03/2019

Owl Rock's IPO Boosts Niche Market Asset manager Owl Rock’s business development company, with a valuation of about $6 billion, highlights the growth potential for private debt markets as institutional investors expand to remote corners of Wall Street....
18:39, 07/19/2019

EU boosts aid for Bosnia's migration influx The European Union promised 10 million euros in aid to Bosnia and Herzegovina. The funds are earmarked to build new reception centers and support the more than 7,000 migrants currently based in the Balkan state....
11:00, 08/20/2019

Care.com Boosts Vetting After Scrutiny Online child-care marketplace Care.com plans to overhaul its business model to include in-depth background checks for caregivers following heightened scrutiny of its vetting practices....
05:00, 05/10/2019

The nature and danger of the legendary Kobold In ancient folklore, the kobold is a small, pointy-eared, goblin-like creature with a short-temper and a mischievous spirit. While generally described as well-intentioned, angering a kobold is said to be a dangerous mistake. They are described as spi...
01:39, 05/07/2019

AI is changing the entire nature of compute Machine learning, especially deep learning, is forcing a re-evaluation of how chips and systems are designed that will change the direction of the industry for decades to come....
22:26, 06/30/2019

The Nature and Dangers of the Legendary Kobold In ancient folklore, the kobold is a small, pointy-eared, goblin-like creature with a short-temper and a mischievous spirit. While generally described as well-intentioned, angering a kobold is said to be a dangerous mistake. They are described as spi...
17:52, 05/07/2019

Zendesk boosts CRM capabilities with Smooch deal Zendesk has announced that it has acquired the Montreal-based company Smooch which provides a platform to help connect businesses with customers across a wide variety of messaging platforms both on the web and on mobile.The acquisition will help the ...
23:26, 05/22/2019

Refinancing Boom Boosts Mortgage Lending Lenders made $565 billion of mortgage loans in the second quarter, the most in more than two years. Falling rates encouraged homeowners to refinance....
19:52, 07/29/2019

Amazon boosts its UK grocery delivery service Amazon's UK fresh food delivery service is rolling out to a number of new cities, including Glasgow, Newcastle and Liverpool. Rounding out the list is Sheffield and Portsmouth with more, currently unspecified, locations coming online later in th...
15:13, 06/13/2019

BA owner boosts Boeing with deal to buy 200 737 MAX jets The owner of British Airways has signed a letter of intent to order 200 Boeing 737 MAX jets - the aircraft model currently grounded following two deadly crashes....
19:26, 06/18/2019

City boosts pay for pre-K workers with $15 million deal Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson reached a three-year, $15 million deal with unions to boost the pay of early childhood educators working for nonprofits. “We cannot have a system where certified teachers at community-...
00:00, 07/10/2019

New vaccine strategy boosts T-cell therapy A promising new way to treat some types of cancer is to program the patient’s own T cells to destroy the cancerous cells. This approach, termed CAR-T cell therapy, is now used to combat some types of leukemia, but so far it has not worked well agains...
23:26, 07/11/2019

Netflix's most-watched title is a nature documentary With so many high-profile shows, movies and animated series on Netflix, who'd have thought that a nature documentary would beat all of the competition?Netflix UK has released its first-ever top 10 list of titles streamed on the service, and it a...
12:13, 05/10/2019

Exhibits about Ali, nature, motorcycles opening at Graceland A massive new exhibition and entertainment hall is set to open at Elvis Presley’s Graceland in Tennessee with three museum-style exhibits, including one focused on the late boxing great Muhammad Ali...
07:00, 05/23/2019

GDT nature photographer of the year 2019 – in pictures Run by the Society of German Nature Photographers (Gesellschaft Deutscher Tierfotografen), the prestigious annual contest celebrates the best wildlife photography from members in Germany. Here are this year’s winners Continue reading......
10:26, 05/08/2019

Nature is blooming on social media, but not in the wild A stroll through the woods is instantly mirrored by a scroll through social mediaIt’s bluebell season and the dandelions are full. The woods near my house are dense with the last wild garlic. Tulips in the garden are blousy and drunken, and nature is...
11:39, 05/12/2019

Understanding the Gods of Egypt: In Unison With Nature Ancient Egypt is a never ending source of inspiration for many of us – their myths, their history, and their art are so wonderful and enigmatic, that they have intrigued researchers for decades.  ...
17:52, 08/31/2019

4 Your Health: Comparing fruit indicates women’s health A new study reveals what body shape is healthier for a woman to have. Pear is better than apple when it comes to a women’s body shape. That’s according to a new study of over 2,600 postmenopausal women. It showed women who were apple-shap...
19:52, 07/01/2019

‘Health is a right, not a privilege’ says WHO chief on World Health Day The Director-General of the  World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has marked World Health Day, which falls on Sunday, with a reiteration of the UN’s stance on health: that it is a fundamental human right, not a privilege....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Ferrari boosts engine in Barcelona to try to catch Mercedes MADRID (AP) — Five rounds into the Formula One season and Ferrari is already running out of time to catch Mercedes in the championship race. Ferrari drivers Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc trail the Mercedes duo of Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hami...
16:52, 05/08/2019

Trump boosts reputation of cozying up dictators at G-20 Summit President Donald Trump continued to embrace a reputation of cozying up to dictators Friday, defending his relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
22:26, 06/29/2019

Fluoride boosts the stability of perovskite solar cells The addition of a small amount of fluoride, the same chemical added to municipal water to prevent tooth decay, increases the stability of perovskite solar cells....
23:52, 05/13/2019

Bevin’s loan boosts his reelection campaign effort FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Matt Bevin’s latest campaign-finance report shows the Republican loaned $2 million to his reelection campaign just before last month’s primary election. The report submitted on Thursday shows Bevin raised nearly...
16:13, 06/28/2019

Fed rate-cut sign boosts stocks, dollar drops World stock markets jumped on Thursday, with the U.S. benchmark S&P 500 hitting a record high, while the 10-year U.S. Treasury note yield dipped below 2% as investors digested a signal from the Federal Reserve of potential U.S. interest rate cuts as ...
23:52, 06/20/2019

Strong labor market boosts U.S. consumer confidence Consumer confidence jumped in May as households grew more upbeat about the labor market, suggesting the economy remained on solid ground despite signs that activity was slowing after being temporarily boosted by exports and a build-up of inventories....
00:00, 05/29/2019

Buffett's Berkshire boosts Amazon.com bet, attracts Ackman Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Wednesday said it boosted its stake in Amazon.com Inc by 11% during the second quarter, increasing its bet on the powerful online retailer even as stocks traded near record highs....
12:39, 08/15/2019

Pew: Mexico deports more illegal immigrants than US, boosts apprehensions 32% Mexico is paying attention to the surge of illegal immigrants through its nation, recently deporting more than the United States and arresting 32% more than it did last year, according to a new report....
21:26, 06/12/2019

Growth in number of users boosts Twitter revenue by a fifth Tweaks to user experience help company to better-than-expected profitability of $76m Twitter’s revenue rose by almost a fifth year on year, the company reported on Friday, leading to “better-than-expected profitability” of $76m (£61m) in the second q...
19:26, 07/26/2019

Report: China boosts food aid to North Korea China is to increase the volume of food supply to North Korea and is encouraging Chinese tourism to the country following President Xi Jinping's first state visit to Pyongyang, according to a Japanese press report....
01:39, 08/21/2019

Dow tops 27,000 as Trump's decision on rebate boosts healthcare The Dow Industrials crossed 27,000 points for the first time and the S&P 500 was near record highs on Thursday, lifted by technology and healthcare stocks and raised bets of an interest rate cut following Fed chief Jerome Powell's dovish remarks....
18:13, 07/11/2019

Mario Kart Tour boosts onto iOS and Android in September Mario Kart Tour is about to launch for iOS and Android mobile devices. It features a tour system where Nintendo will swap out courses every two weeks.Read More...
06:00, 08/27/2019

Strong Jobs Report Boosts Discount Brokers Shares of discount brokerage firms such as E*Trade and Charles Schwab were among the top gainers in the S&P 500 stock index after the Labor Department released stronger-than-expected U.S. employment data....
18:39, 07/05/2019

Dropbox Boosts Storage, Features, and Price for 'Plus' Users We’ll start with the semi-bad news: Dropbox is kicking up the price of its Plus plan from $10 to $12 per month. You’ll have to go for one fewer coffee if you want to stay on budget with your wild cloud-storage spending....
01:00, 05/31/2019

BP Boosts Its Biofuels Business with Brazilian Joint Venture Energy giant BP is doubling down on biofuels with a joint venture with agricultural trader Bunge in Brazil, betting that the global movement to reduce carbon emissions will boost demand for low-carbon fuels....
20:13, 07/22/2019

Starbucks Boosts Sales With Help From New Drinks, Store Upgrades The world’s largest coffee chain said sales rose in its key U.S. and China markets, thanks to new drinks and upgrades to the company’s stores and digital-ordering platforms....
08:13, 07/26/2019

Google boosts analytics capabilities with Looker deal Google has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the data analytics platform Looker in $2.6bn all-cash transaction.The deal is expected to closer later this year after receiving the necessary regulatory approvals at whi...
00:52, 06/08/2019

Longtime investor Lampert boosts stake in AutoNation Former Sears CEO Eddie Lampert is accumulating AutoNation shares while Microsoft founder Bill Gates remains the dealer group's largest shareholder -- even after selling more than a million shares....
00:52, 05/17/2019

6 hurt in shooting at nature preserve on California coast SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say six people were hospitalized following a shooting at the Oceano Dunes Natural Preserve on California’s central coast. The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office says Sunday that no arrests h...
01:00, 05/06/2019

Asia: Chinese private equity’s force of nature Fred Hu, former Goldman rainmaker extraordinaire, now runs one of the most exciting names in Chinese investment. He explains to Euromoney what makes Primavera Capital different and what the trade war means for business....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Konta wins Nature Valley opener in Birmingham "Johanna Konta was thrilled to make a winning return to action in her first match since her French Open semi-final defeat in the first round of the Nature Valley Classic."...
23:52, 06/17/2019

Destruction of nature is as big a threat to humanity as climate change A million species are threatened by human activity, but it's not too late to save what's left of our planet's biodiversity, says a major new UN report...
14:26, 05/06/2019

New bandage technology reduces scarring thanks to the power of nature When you get a small cut or scrape you probably reach for an ordinary bandage, which is typically nothing more than an adhesive strip holding a tiny patch of sterile padding. It’s a simple design that has stood the test of time, but researchers...
07:26, 07/25/2019

Five ways to feel closer to nature – even if you live in the city From stopping to notice the trees and the clouds to putting bird boxes near your windows, spending more time with nature can boost your health and wellbeingTwo hours a week spent in nature – even if split into short bursts – has been found to give he...
18:13, 07/07/2019

Good nature: citizen science trips and holidays in the UK Passionate about wildlife and nature? These surveys and activities offer volunteers a close-up of our fauna and flora while helping to safeguard the environmentForestry England’s Big Forest Find is the country’s largest survey of forest wildlife. Vol...
11:13, 08/23/2019

Never Forget That Fernando Torres Was A Force Of Nature Before He Was A Meme It has been a while since Fernando Torres was something other than a melancholic presence on the soccer field. The man nicknamed El Niño—who played for Atlético Madrid, Liverpool, Chelsea, AC Milan, and Atlético again before retiring on Thursday at J...
06:26, 08/24/2019

These luxury beach homes are made to cozy up to nature While Leslie and Clifford Cohen were dreaming up the home they planned to build on a wetland property on the North Fork of Long Island in New York, their architect arrived with an unusual tool for an empty property: a 12-foot ladder....
08:52, 08/26/2019

England’s new nature reserves ‘will help us tackle global heating’ Conservation and climate change policy ‘should be two sides of same coin’, says chair of Natural EnglandA new generation of national nature reserves are being created to help improve people’s health and mitigate the effects of climatic extremes, acco...
18:13, 07/31/2019

Bobcat loose in Tennessee after nature center break-in A Tennessee nature center said a bobcat feared kidnapped from the facility is now believed to have escaped her would-be abductors and fled into the wild....
01:00, 06/15/2019

How surveillance capitalism is changing human nature forever Firms that turn behaviour into saleable data are reshaping society – and us, says Shoshana Zuboff as she discusses her book, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism...
21:13, 04/28/2019

Can tourists coexist with nature on Lebanon's Rabbit Island? Lebanon's beaches have a serious pollution problem. But off Tripoli's Mediterranean coast, a pristine haven attracts migrating wildlife and daytrippers alike. Can the tourists and turtles find a way to coexist?...
14:26, 08/30/2019

Vatican condemns gender theory as bid to destroy nature The Vatican condemned gender theory on Monday as part of a "confused concept of freedom", saying in a new document that the idea of gender being determined by personal feeling rather than biology was an attempt to "annihilate nature"....
19:13, 06/10/2019

Aaaaaargh! The true nature of screaming has finally been revealed Can you tell the difference between a scream and a whistle? Most people consider rough, high-pitched noises a scream – and 70 per cent were tricked by a whistle...
23:26, 05/23/2019

IMF's Lagarde highlights potential disruptive nature of fintech International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde warned on Saturday that the increasing presence of technology giants using big data and artificial intelligence could cause a significant disruption to the world's financial system....
14:26, 06/08/2019

Forest fire burns through Greek nature reserve for 3rd day Greek authorities have reinforced firefighters battling a major forest fire burning out of control in nature reserve on the island of Evia for a third day, while water-dropping aircraft were trying to extinguish the flames in a hard-to-reach canyon...
09:26, 08/15/2019

Adventuring while female: why the relationship women have with nature matters Going camping alone, I was reminded that the great works of environmentalist female writers are often overlooked – and it’s our lossIt’s Monday in the Adirondack state park. I’m driving through little towns, passing junk stores, lumber businesses, sm...
09:13, 07/17/2019

Humans causing shrinking of nature as larger animals die off Average size of wild animals predicted to fall by a quarter in 100 years through extinctionsHumanity’s ongoing destruction of wildlife will lead to a shrinking of nature, with the average body size of animals falling by a quarter, a study predicts.Th...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Drawn to nature: insect art of the 16th century – in pictures In the late 16th century, Flemish artist, scholar, poet and miniaturist Joris Hoefnagel (1542-1600) created the first illustrated book devoted to the study of insects. Documenting his observations with the naked eye, he meticulously painted hundreds ...
10:00, 08/04/2019

Tunisia boosts renewables with 'game-changing' solar tender Tunisia is set to select the winners of its "game-changing" 500 megawatt (MW) solar energy concessions tender by September as it seeks to attract more foreign investment in renewable energy, industry and energy minister Slim Feriani said on Wednesday...
16:52, 06/12/2019

Chernobyl Connection With Lithuania Boosts "Dark Tourism" Destination Walking along the top of Lithuania's decommissioned nuclear reactor, the set of HBO's critically acclaimed "Chernobyl" TV series, tourist Vytas Miknaitis says he's not "afraid at all"....
07:00, 08/19/2019

Plan for a Xi-Kim Summit Boosts North Korea-Linked Stocks Shares in Chinese construction and travel groups rose ahead of a visit by President Xi Jinping to North Korea, on hopes of closer economic ties between the two countries....
12:39, 06/18/2019

Zandvoort WTCR: Esteban Guerrieri boosts points lead with win Munnich Motorsport Honda driver Esteban Guerrieri scored a crucial second victory of the World Touring Car Cup season in the second race at Zandvoort to extend his points lead...
16:26, 05/19/2019

| Ighalo boosts Golden Boot hopes as Nigeria finish third Odion Ighalo boosted his chances of winning the Golden Boot at the Africa Cup of Nations after he netted Nigeria's winner to ensure his side third place....
08:39, 07/18/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Liberia boosts efforts to guard against rising seas With rising sea levels due to climate change already affecting coastal communities in Liberia, there are fears that densely populated parts of the capital Monrovia could be submerged, unless action is taken....
14:51, 04/28/2019

eBay’s improved AI translation boosts Spanish-language sales Since eBay added artificial intelligence translations for product listings in 2014, sales from the US to Spanish-speaking Latin American nations increased by almost 11 percent, according to a study. Researchers from MIT and Washington University in S...
18:00, 05/15/2019

AOC's backing boosts New York progressive in local Democratic primary Political newcomer Tiffany Caban, an insurgent progressive Democrat endorsed by U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, led a nationally watched primary race for district attorney in the New York City borough of Queens on Tuesday....
07:00, 06/26/2019

Australian government boosts Senate numbers ahead of tax cut bill Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will need to secure just three votes in the country's upper house to pass legislation after election results on Wednesday showed his government picked up four additional Senate seats....
06:39, 06/19/2019

Michelisz boosts WTCR title hopes with Nurburgring Nordschleife win Hyundai World Touring Car Cup driver Norbert Michelisz boosted his title chances by claiming his first victory of 2019 in the opening Nurburgring Nordschleife race...
00:39, 06/22/2019

China's Xiaomi boosts shares with $1.5 billion buyback plan Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp said on Tuesday it will buy back up to HK$12 billion ($1.53 billion) worth of stock in its biggest equity repurchase, sending its shares up nearly 7%....
07:39, 09/03/2019

Demand for fiber broadband to watch Netflix boosts UK's TalkTalk British broadband provider TalkTalk reported a 17% rise in full-year core earnings to 237 million pounds ($300 million), in line with expectations, as it benefited from lower costs and customers switching to faster fiber products to watch video....
14:13, 05/23/2019

Allergan raises 2019 forecasts as Botox boosts results Allergan Plc raised its profit and revenue forecasts for the year on Tuesday as it beat expectations for quarterly profit, fueled by higher sales of its blockbuster anti-wrinkle injection Botox....
16:39, 05/07/2019

‘We’re at War’: A Covert Social Media Campaign Boosts Military Rulers After protesters were killed in Sudan, an obscure Egyptian company ramped up a covert influence operation that spanned the Middle East and North Africa....
17:39, 09/06/2019

Nvidia boosts self-driving AI business with Volvo trucks deal Sweden's AB Volvo is joining forces with Nvidia to develop artificial intelligence used in self-driving trucks, in a boost for the U.S. chipmaker that was ditched by Tesla last year....
14:13, 06/18/2019

Cancer: New compound boosts chemo, prevents treatment resistance A new study in mice finds a compound that boosts the effectiveness of the chemotherapy drug cisplatin and stops cancer cells from becoming resistant to it....
00:52, 06/10/2019

Wall St. rises as Huawei reprieve boosts tech shares Shares of technology companies helped lift Wall Street on Tuesday after the United States temporarily eased curbs on China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, alleviating investor concerns about pressure on future corporate results in the sector....
23:26, 05/21/2019

Arconic Boosts Outlook, Furthers Cost-Cutting Initiatives Arconic boosted its profit outlook for the year, as strong growth in its aerospace business propels the aluminum-components manufacturer towards a break up by the middle of 2020....
09:26, 08/03/2019

The first human farmers continued to forage a wide diet from nature We used to think that our pre-historic switch to farming restricted our diets and deprived us of nutrition, but new evidence suggests this wasn’t the case...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Don’t miss: Earth from space, asteroid workouts and nature’s giants Watch a new series charting our planet from above, read all about the biggest living things, fend off space rocks for fun, plus more picks for your diary...
17:00, 04/28/2019

Underland Reimagines Nature Writing About an Increasingly Unnatural World Traditional nature writing explores the majesty of earth’s topographies—its fields and streams and mountains—those sunlit places bursting with blues and greens. Such writing reminds us of the beauty of pristine nature and evokes a desire to get out o...
02:26, 06/02/2019

English nature's 'jewels in crown' threatened by cuts, says watchdog Natural England chair bemoans budget cuts that have left conservation body ‘massively depleted’The reserves and protected places that are the “jewels in the crown” of English nature cannot be managed properly because of budget cuts, Tony Juniper, the...
17:39, 06/14/2019

‘Kidnapped’ Pennsylvania toddler found dead in nature park The Pennsylvania toddler who was allegedly kidnapped over the weekend was found dead in a local nature park, authorities announced. The body of 2-year-old Nalani Johnson was discovered Tuesday afternoon at Pine Ridge Park — three days after her fathe...
19:26, 09/04/2019

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against civilians? Payments by Germany and the EU are also being scrutinized....
20:39, 05/16/2019

After a breakdown, birdwatching brought me friendship, escape and a new love of nature A childhood hobby gave me time to reflect, refocus and find myself again, following years of drug and alcohol abuseA decade ago, aged 22 and off my face on class A drugs and alcohol almost every day, I would never have seen myself where I am today – ...
08:13, 08/13/2019

Missing bobcat returns to Tennessee nature center enclosure A bobcat who police say was let loose from her enclosure at a Tennessee nature center has returned to her home, and a suspect accused of damaging her cage has been cited....
03:26, 06/18/2019

Airbus mimics nature with 'Bird of Prey' concept plane Airbus on Friday unveiled a concept aircraft with splayed wingtips and a fanned tail inspired by the feathers of an eagle as it experiments with “biomimicry” technology that could eventually lead to quieter landings and less pollution....
23:39, 07/19/2019

Major forest fire burns Greek nature reserve for 3rd day Hundreds of firefighters backed by water-dropping planes and helicopters struggled for a third day Thursday to tackle a wildfire burning through a pine forest on the Greek island of Evia....
20:39, 08/15/2019

The Latest: Report: Nature in worst shape in human history The Latest on a report on the threat of extinction for the Earth’s plants and animals (all times EDT): 7 a.m. Scientists say nature is in more trouble now than at any other time in human history, with extinction looming over 1 million species o...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Tweet, web, cloud: technology transforms meaning of nature words Usage changes from describing outdoors to depicting digital life in just one generationTweet, web, stream and cloud may once have evoked the wild outdoors, but they are now predominantly used to describe technology, according to new linguistic resear...
11:00, 07/31/2019

Google’s Earth Day 2019 Doodle Celebrates Nature’s Diversity To celebrate Earth Day 2019, Google has created a Doodle featuring fun facts about six fascinating creatures. When you click on Sunday’s Earth Day Google Doodle, it zooms in to show some of the creatures that dwell on the Earth’s many dif...
14:49, 04/28/2019

Horner defends nature of Red Bull F1's young driver programme Red Bull Formula 1 team boss Christian Horner has defended the nature of his company's young driver programme after Pierre Gasly's demotion to Toro Rosso...
11:26, 08/31/2019

Nature takes over this abandoned Chinese village, turning it green Mother Nature has moved in! In the 1990s, most people abandoned Houtouwan village in China, and now, plants have infested the region.        ...
17:26, 09/09/2019

The Best Wildlife Photos of 2019 Reveal Nature's Beauty and Ferocity The finalists have been announced for this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. This year’s crop features some stunning—and gut wrenching—images. From animals fighting for their lives to the subtle beauty of a bird drinking from an i...
19:26, 09/09/2019

Quiet nature of NHL labor talks breeds cautious optimism Representatives from the NHL and NHL Players' Association have met numerous times over the past eight months and not once in a secret underground bunker or a dark parking garage....
11:52, 09/10/2019

Historic nature of his hiring not lost on new Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren Kevin Warren is now one of the powerful people in college sports as the new Big Ten commissioner and his status of being African American is historic.        ...
03:39, 06/05/2019

Bobcat escaped after drunk man broke into nature center: police CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Police in Tennessee say a man told officers he drunkenly broke into a nature center and tried to play fetch with a bobcat, accidentally allowing the creature to escape. The Times Free Press reports 21-year-old Cayden Melia must t...
13:39, 07/03/2019

In ‘Underland,’ Excellent Nature Writing From Deep, Dark Places In his latest book, the acclaimed English nature writer Robert Macfarlane goes beneath forest floors, and into sea caves and sinkholes, among other subterranean adventures....
07:26, 06/04/2019

Ivanka Trump's embrace of nature sparks cries of hypocrisy The president’s daughter shared photos of a vacation in Wyoming, causing blowback over her father’s poor environmental recordIvanka Trump shared a series of pictures on social media over the weekend of herself, husband Jared Kushner and their childre...
19:13, 08/20/2019

The US Loses a Football Field-Sized Chunk of Nature Every 30 Seconds The U.S. has been unbelievably good at one thing: destroying shit. Over 16 years, humans have destroyed some 24 million acres of natural lands in the U.S., according to a new report.Read more......
14:39, 08/07/2019

‘Biggest Little Farm’ review: Riveting nature film is a pig deal Like many farm-to-table foodies, filmmaker John Chester and his chef wife Molly talked about the dream of living off the land. But this idealistic couple actually took the next step and did it, buying 200 acres north of Los Angeles. Their aim: to cre...
00:39, 05/10/2019

Norway Fund Boosts Renewable Energy, Divests Fossil Fuels Norway’s parliament steered its $1 trillion sovereign-wealth fund to pull an estimated more than $13 billion from oil, gas and coal extracting companies and move up to $20 billion into renewable-energy projects and companies....
19:52, 06/12/2019

Expect pricier toys this Christmas as Trump boosts China tariffs In the toy industry, Trump's new tariffs on China come at a particularly bad time: September is a peak holiday shipping month for toy companies....
17:26, 08/03/2019

Less is more? Inditex cuts stores but boosts space in home market Spain The list of retail casualties shutting up shop seems to grow by the month but Inditex, the world's largest clothing retailer, is still betting on its network of physical stores to drive growth....
08:00, 06/20/2019

Oil falls as U.S. resumes Gulf of Mexico output, boosts shale supplies Oil prices dipped on Tuesday, extending losses from the previous session, as output in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico resumed after Hurricane Barry and as U.S. shale production is set to rise to a record....
10:52, 07/16/2019

Indoor tanning may trigger gene mutation that boosts melanoma risk (Reuters Health) - Indoor tanning is associated with a higher risk of developing the deadly skin cancer melanoma at younger ages, and a recent study suggests the ultraviolet (UV) light in tanning beds may be triggering genetic mutations that can lead...
01:26, 04/30/2019

Visiting a park boosts your happiness like Christmas morning, new research shows People’s moods started to improve just on the anticipation of a park outing, and the afterglow of increased happiness subsisted several hours following park visits, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Vermont....
21:39, 08/21/2019

Tinder’s popularity overseas boosts new subscriber numbers, defies estimates Popular dating app Tinder is only getting hotter — thanks to its growing popularity overseas. Shares of Tinder parent company Match Group soared to record heights on Wednesday after it told investors that Tinder added 503,000 new subscribers in the s...
15:39, 08/08/2019

METALS-Weaker dollar boosts copper prices to near 1-week high Copper prices rose to near their one-week highs on Wednesday as the U.S. dollar weakened on dovish comments from the Federal Reserve amid rising risks to trade and global growth....
07:00, 06/05/2019

UN boosts humanitarian appeal to help tackle Zimbabwe’s ‘worst-ever’ hunger crisis With Zimbabwe now experiencing its “worst-ever hunger crisis”, the UN food relief agency has revised its humanitarian appeal to step up food assistance to people most affected by drought, flooding, and economic stagnation. ...
02:26, 08/08/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Fed rate-cut sign boosts stocks, dollar drops World stock markets jumped on Thursday, with the U.S. benchmark S&P 500 hitting a record high, while the 10-year U.S. Treasury note yield dipped below 2% as investors digested a signal from the Federal Reserve of potential U.S. interest rate cuts as ...
00:26, 06/21/2019