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Home birth may start babies off with health-promoting microbes

Jul 21, 2019 12:16 pm UTC| Insights & Views Health

For all of human history, babies have been born where their mothers lived whether in a house, hut or cave. Only in the last century has birth moved out of the home and into the hospital. How has that changed the types of...

HIV in Kenya: high risk groups aren't getting the attention they need

Jul 21, 2019 11:56 am UTC| Insights & Views Health

Efforts to manage the HIV epidemic in much of sub-Saharan Africa need to specifically target sections of the population that are most vulnerable to HIV infection. Two such key populations include men who have sex with men...

Heat stroke: A doctor offers tips to stay safe as temperatures soar

Jul 21, 2019 11:50 am UTC| Insights & Views Health

I easily remember laughing at Wile E. Coyote trying to catch the Road Runner while watching Saturday morning cartoons as a child. I can still see the Coyote walking slowly through the sweltering desert, sun high in the...

Is it safe to drink alcohol while breastfeeding?

Jul 21, 2019 11:47 am UTC| Insights & Views Health

Is it safe to drink alcohol and breastfeed? As physicians, we have always cautioned patients not to. As mothers, we look forward to the occasional glass of wine. We also know that drinking while breastfeeding remains a...

The profile of festival drug takers might be different to what you expect

Jul 18, 2019 23:39 pm UTC| Insights & Views Health

A NSW Coronial Inquest investigating a series of drug-related deaths at Australian music festivals has heard evidence of festival goers taking multiple concurrent doses of MDMA to avoid police detection and not receiving...

ADHD: how race for the Moon revealed America's first hyperactive children

Jul 18, 2019 23:33 pm UTC| Insights & Views Health

As the world commemorates the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, we can appreciate the numerous technological advances that have emerged through space exploration, ranging from artificial limbs and water...

Is your child addicted to screens? Here's what you can do about it

Jul 18, 2019 23:29 pm UTC| Insights & Views Health

Lukes parents gave him a cell phone last year for his 10th birthday. Since then, the amount of time he spends playing video games on and off his phone has increased. Luke has gained weight and recently started refusing...

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Economy

Global Geopolitical Series: U.S. Commerce announces duties on Chinese steel racks to counter malpractice

In a continuation of the toughened stance against both Allies and adversaries, the U.S. Commerce Department imposed duties on steel racks and parts from China. The United States, in 2017, imported $200 million worth of the...

Australian bonds remain range-bound in muted trading session; RBA’s Lowe, Kent speeches eyed

Australian government bonds traded range bound during Asian session Friday amid a muted trading session that witnessed data of little economic significance ahead of the Reserve Bank of Australias Phillip Lowe and...

U.S. Treasuries gain slightly ahead of weekly initial jobless claims, FOMC members’ speeches

The U.S. Treasuries slightly gained during Thursdays afternoon session, ahead of the countrys weekly initial jobless claims, besides, the Philly Fed and Conference Boards Leading indices, all scheduled to be released today...

UK gilts remain tad higher despite better-than-expected jump in June retail sales

The United Kingdoms gilts remained tad higher during European trading hours Thursday despite a better-than-expected jump in the countrys retail sales for the month of June. The yield on the benchmark 10-year gilts,...

UK gilts surge after June CPI remains unchanged, meets market estimates

The United Kingdoms gilts surged during European trading hours Wednesday after the countrys consumer price inflation (CPI) for the month of June, released today, remained unchanged from that in May, also meeting market...

Politics

Melania Trump might have requested a better prenup since 2016 election

Various White House representatives have previously assured the public that the marriage of United States President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are in good status. But rumors and insider reports keep...

Donald Trump denies being racist

To hear that United States President Donald Trump is going on a Twitter tirade, no matter what time of the day is nothing new. But his recent tweets directed at four congresswomen telling them to go back to their countries...

Mexican president López Obrador has a woman problem

After the leftist firebrand Andrés Manuel López Obrador won the Mexican presidency in a landslide last year, he vowed to govern for all, starting with the poor. In Mexico, the poor includes many women, who...

The new Mabo? $190 million stolen wages settlement is unprecedented, but still limited

The Queensland governments in-principle agreement to pay A$190 million in compensation for the wages withheld from more than 10,000 Indigenous workers is a watershed moment for the stolen wages movement. Indigenous...

The stark truth about UK government climate action: there is no one in charge

The UKs climate change targets are world-leading. Yet there is no clear plan in place to achieve them. That is the stark message of a new progress report from the governments official advisers, the Committee on Climate...

Science

3,800 patients to test promising HIV vaccine

Several significant developments in the field of HIV/AIDS cure studies have been reported this year. Now, adding to that is an HIV vaccine entering human trials after it has been in development for more than 30...

CAR-T therapy could be the world’s first cancer cure

Numerous cancer research is taking place around the world at this moment. While some of it has already shown promising results, there remains an undeniably long work ahead before at least one of them can be officially...

Curious Kids: how does electricity work?

Curious Kids is a series for children. If you have a question youd like an expert to answer, send it to [email protected] You might also like the podcast Imagine This, a co-production between ABC KIDS...

How solar heat drives rapid melting of parts of Antarctica's largest ice shelf

The ocean that surrounds Antarctica plays a crucial role in regulating the mass balance of the continents ice cover. We now know that the thinning of ice that affects nearly a quarter of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet is...

Neuroscience and artificial intelligence can help improve each other

Despite their names, artificial intelligence technologies and their component systems, such as artificial neural networks, dont have much to do with real brain science. Im a professor of bioengineering and neurosciences...

Technology

Tesla Model 3 is one safe car that just got price cuts

Tesla Model 3 may not be the companys flagship, but a recently concluded safety tests done by the Euro New Car Assessment Programme (NCAP) confirms it is one of the safest cars. Meanwhile, the pricing of Tesla Model 3 has...

iPhone 11 first look revealed via leaked video

iPhone 11 is not around yet, and there is no official announcement from Apple either. However, it is sure to come soon because there are proofs that the American tech giant is releasing it. Probably, the best evidence is...

Microsoft Surface Book 3 may be the most powerful Surface Book yet

Microsoft Surface Book 3 is the latest version of the Surface Laptop, and while technology enthusiasts are already looking forward to this device, information about it is still scarce. Most of the available details were...

Mate 30 first Huawei device with facial recognition?

A mix of trade, security, and political issues have apparently contributed to the decisions of several governments to ban or limit the selling of Huawei products in its territories. But the continuous release of rumors and...

Update brings fan-favorite weapon back from the vault

The latest Fortnite update, patch 9.40, is now available and has an array of exciting items for the Battle Royale gameplay. It also comes with needed bug fixes along with changes on some weapons power. Fortnite patch...
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