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New Study Could End Insulin Dependence Of Type-1 Diabetics

May 22, 2017 09:59 am UTC| Health

Patients suffering from Type-1 diabetes depend on insulin injections in order to manage the level of the hormone in their bodies. Doing this on a daily basis is not only inconvenient, it can also be incredibly costly....

What it’s really like to live with dementia

May 21, 2017 13:30 pm UTC| Health

More than 225,000 people develop dementia every year thats roughly one person every three minute. At the moment, 850,000 people in the UK are living with dementia. This figure is set to rise to two million by...

Africa must reboot its health systems to cope with non-communicable diseases

May 21, 2017 13:23 pm UTC| Health

When it comes to killer diseases in Africa many people think of infectious diseases like tuberculosis, malaria, or even Ebola. But the reality is that diseases like cancer, diabetes and heart disease known as...

Arms Early Impressions Favorable, Nintendo Switch Motion Control Seems Good

May 18, 2017 05:33 am UTC| Health Science

When it was announced that Nintendo was going to be released a fighting game with motion controls called Arms, many were concerned that the response wouldnt be up to par. Based on early impressions, however, both the game...

Scientific Proof That Vegans Are Right, Going Meatless Will Save The World

May 18, 2017 03:51 am UTC| Health Science

In developed communities, particularly in the US, Vegans have earned unfortunate reputations for being a little annoying. However, new scientific research suggests that they may actually have the right standpoint on the...

The ABC's Ask the Doctor sends mixed messages about obesity

May 17, 2017 14:37 pm UTC| Insights & Views Entertainment Health

From the popular dramas of A Country Practice and ER to news and documentaries, health and medical issues have been a longstanding favourite theme on television. Now health websites, online discussion forums, apps and...

How to rein in the widening disease definitions that label more healthy people as sick

May 16, 2017 17:01 pm UTC| Insights & Views Health

In the early 1990s a small meeting of experts, part-funded by drug companies, decided on a new definition of the bone condition osteoporosis. Historically, the label was limited to people who had fractures, but with the...

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Economy

TWD to remain stuck in range of 30.0-30.5, could face intermittent depreciation pressure in July or Q3: Scotiabank

The TWD has been trading in a range recently on rising concern in local companies with massive FX losses. In the months ahead, the TWD is expected to respond to cross-border flows in an asymmetric manner, i.e. more...

JGBs remain on the upside on expectations of fall in retail sales; BoJ Governor Kuroda’s speech in focus

The Japanese government bonds were pushed slightly higher across the curve on Tuesday, following hopes of a fall in the countrys retail sales for the month of May, scheduled to be released on June 29. In addition, the Bank...

New Zealand bonds close slightly higher after trade surplus eases in May

The New Zealand bonds closed slightly on the upside Tuesday after witnessing a softer trade surplus for the month of May, undershooting market expectations, released earlier today. At the time of closing, the yield on...

Australian bonds remain upbeat in thin trading amid dip in consumer confidence

The Australian bonds remained upbeat Tuesday in thin trading activity that witnessed data of little economic significance and as the countrys weekly consumer confidence edged slightly lower for the second straight week in...

U.S. Treasuries remain mixed ahead of Fed Chair Yellen’s speech, 7-year auction

The U.S. Treasuries slid ahead of a host of speeches by FOMC members throughout this week, especially from the Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, scheduled on June 27. Also, the 5-year and 7-year auctions, due to be held...

Politics

US under Trump Series: Trump pours on cold water on 'Comey tapes' speculation

With a series of tweets, President Donald Trump poured cold water over the hot speculations that has been brewing for months that there are tapes of conversations between him and the former FBI director James Comey. After...

Why Lesotho's in such a mess and what can be done about it

In an interview following his recent return as Prime Minister of Lesotho, Tom Thabane has blamed the army for the countrys chronic political instability. Stating that his previous administration (after an election in 2012)...

US under Trump Series: US department of Justice launches investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email scandal

According to a Fox News report, which was confirmed by Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Chuck Grassley, the U.S. Department of Justice has launched a formal inquiry into whether former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton...

Data Of Almost 200M Americans Collected By GOP Leaked, No Protection Whatsoever

When collecting data from citizens for use in things like winning elections, it makes sense to afford hoard with heavyweight protection. Not only did the GOP fail to do this, which led to the leak of data of 198 million...

Julius Caesar in our times

All the worlds a stage, Shakespeare once wrote. In recent weeks, that Shakespearean adage has been particularly resonant, with the New York Public Theaters production of Julius Caesar attracting worldwide scrutiny...

Science

Gwyneth Paltrow's Company Lied About $120 Space-Age Healing Stickers

The health industry has no shortage of charlatans claiming that some magical seeds, flowers, herbs, or even energy are capable of miraculous healing. Now, those swindlers can add actress Gwyneth Paltrows company called...

Hacker Group ‘Anonymous’ Accused NASA Of Non-Existent Alien Announcement

Known for its rebellious activities against governments and huge companies committing acts that it deems immoral or unjust, the hacker group Anonymous has earned a reputation for being the champion of common folk. However,...

Elon Musk Tells Climate Change Deniers To Get A Thermometer

The vast majority of scientists agree that climate change is real and that it is being sped up by human activity, theres no debate there. Unfortunately, there are still those with influence in the political sphere that...

Scientist Say Lack Of Funding Is Biggest Obstacle To Immortality

For centuries, humanity has been searching for ways to live longer, resist diseases, and generally have a happier life. Throughout the centuries, people thought that the biggest challenge to discovering the secret to...

Electric Cars Can Also Power Buildings When Parked, Researchers Say

It seems there is one more reason to get an electric car other than to protect the environment. According to researchers, vehicles running on electricity can also power buildings without suffering battery drain or...

Technology

Nokia Phones Gaining Traction Due To Nostalgia, $229 Nokia 6 Coming To US

In a rather unexpected turn of events, it would seem that Nokia is coming back in a major way by capitalizing on the nostalgia that a lot of customers still feel regarding its old phones. Its 3310 remake is so popular, it...

FF15 Players Can Now Drive Off-Road With The Regalia

One of the biggest complaints that players had with the sweet royal set of wheels in Final Fantasy 15 is not being able to go off-road. When the Regalia was first announced before the games launch, many were hoping that it...

Nintendo SNES Classic Revealed, Production Will Be Better This Time

When the Nintendo NES Classic was discontinued a few months ago due to supply shortages, fans of the retro unit were outraged and dismayed. The company is about to go another round with the $79 SNES reboot, where fans will...

New VR Headset Is 70X More Powerful Than The Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, And Magic Leap

Right now, the biggest names in virtual reality are Oculus, HTC, Microsoft, Google, and Magic Leap. However, another firm is out to disrupt this delicate balance with a VR headset that is 70 times more powerful than the...

Take Two Bows Down To Gamers, Brings Back GTA Modding

In yet another instance of giant companies being forced to their knee by the sheer outrage of its customers, Take Two brings back modding to Grand Theft Auto. This particular kerfuffle started because the publisher sent a...
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ITConsumer Confidence

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106.4 %

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106.2 %

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106.9 %

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USCaseShiller 20 MM SA

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0.617 %

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