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Study: Black men have 30 percent higher risk for peripheral artery disease

The risk of developing peripheral artery disease, a condition that narrows the leg arteries, is drastically higher for non-white people, a new study shows....

Study: Black men have 30 percent higher risk for peripheral artery disease

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Peripheral artery disease risk lasts 30 years after stopping smoking The negative effects of smoking can still linger decades after quitting the habit, as a new study shows with findings that 30 years after quitting, increased risk for peripheral artery disease can persist....
16:16, 07/23/2019

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...
05:32, 08/30/2019

Vegans have a higher risk of stroke, lower risk of heart disease: study So-called “healthy” herbivores are damned if they do, and damned if they don’t. New research has found that some health nuts who eat only vegan foods are less likely to have a heart attack — but more likely to suffer a stroke than m...
12:17, 09/05/2019

9/11 first responders have higher risk of heart disease: study Firefighters who arrived early or spent more time at the World Trade Center site after the 9/11 attacks have a higher risk of developing heart problems than those who came later or stayed less, doctors reported Friday....
17:16, 09/06/2019

Men with erectile dysfunction have 59% higher risk of heart disease: study Fellas, here’s some news that’s hard to take Erectile dysfunction could be a sign that a heart attack is right around the corner, as males suffering from ED have a 59 percent higher risk of coronary heart disease and a 34 percent higher r...
22:16, 09/11/2019

Vegan, Vegetarians At Low Risk Of Heart Disease But Higher Risk Of Stroke The study has said that while vegan and vegetarian diets may be linked with lower risk of heart diseases, they might be linked with higher risk of stroke....
10:48, 09/05/2019

Vegetarians have higher risk for stroke, lower heart disease risk (Reuters Health) - People who follow vegetarian or vegan diets may have lower odds for heart disease but higher chances of having a stroke, compared to meat eaters, a large UK study suggests....
16:00, 09/18/2019

Genetic risk at fault for 30 percent of heart disease cases While diet and lifestyle play a large role in heart disease, researchers in Sweden report that more than 30 percent of cases are caused by genetics -- much higher than previously thought....
15:32, 06/18/2019

Why do women face higher heart disease risk after breast cancer? New research confirms that women who have undergone breast cancer therapy are more at risk of cardiovascular disease, and it also shows why this may be....
11:32, 06/20/2019

HIV patients at higher risk for early heart disease, lack of care Antiretroviral therapy used with HIV patients opens them up to heart disease, sudden cardiac failure, heart failure and sudden cardiac deaths compared to people without the virus....
14:48, 06/04/2019

Older women have higher heart disease risk with 'apple' shape (Reuters Health) - Older women who are at a healthy weight may be more likely to develop heart disease when they carry excess fat around their midsection than when they store more fat in their hips and thighs, a new study suggests....
16:16, 07/01/2019

Cardiovascular disease risk greater in people prone to insomnia - study People genetically predisposed to sleep problems have greater risk of heart failure and stroke, say researchersPeople who struggle with sleep might be at greater risk of developing cardiovascular problems, research suggests.Scientists have found that...
21:48, 08/19/2019

Study: Common Alzheimer's disease drug doubles hospitalization risk Donepezil, a common Alzheimer's disease drug, is linked to a two-fold higher risk of hospital admission than other cholinesterase inhibitors, a Canadian medical study found Monday....
10:48, 09/16/2019

Newer diabetes drug drops heart failure risk by 34 percent, study says Newer drugs for type 2 diabetes called SGLT2 inhibitors may also have a beneficial side effect for cardiovascular health, with a study showing they can reduce heart failure risk by 34 percent....
14:00, 08/29/2019

Study: Reducing blood pressure, cholesterol lowers death risk by 67 percent Reducing low-density lipoprotein by 1 mmol/L and blood pressure by 10 mmHg can decrease heart and circulatory disease risk by 80 percent, researchers said in an analysis of health data on 439,000 people in Britain....
09:48, 09/04/2019

High-Fat, Low-Carb Diet May Improve Memory In Those At Risk Of Alzheimer's Disease: Study A new study has now suggested that consuming a low-carb Atkins-style diet may help improve brain function and memory in people at risk of Alzheimer's....
06:32, 07/10/2019

Study: Heart failure, stroke risk higher for people with HIV The risk of heart failure is 3.2-times for people living with HIV compared to uninfected people, according to a study published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Heart Association....
08:00, 07/03/2019

Study: Belly fat puts women at higher risk than men for diabetes Just an extra kilogram of visceral fat can raise a women's type 2 diabetes risk by more than seven times. That same fat accumulation gives men twice the risk for type 2 diabetes....
17:32, 09/09/2019

Mental illness risk is higher among domestic abuse survivors, study says Women who suffer domestic violence have almost three times the risk of developing serious mental health challenges, according to a new study from Britain....
17:00, 06/07/2019

New study links sugar-free sodas to higher risk of death Here’s some less-than refreshing news about soda: even sugar-free versions were associated with a higher risk of death in a study of 452,000 people in 10 countries. The study, published Tuesday by the Journal of the American Medical Association, foun...
03:16, 09/05/2019

A New Study Suggests Vegetarians and Vegans Are at Higher Risk of Stroke. But Don’t Reach for That Steak Just Yet Vegetarians and vegans are likely to be concerned by the results of a new study with a surprising finding: those following meat-free diets, which are typically associated with better cardiovascular health, may actually have a higher risk of stroke th...
14:16, 09/05/2019

Short stature linked with higher risk of type 2 diabetes, study suggests The researchers found that every 4-inch increase in a person's height was linked with a 41 percent reduced risk of developing type 2 diabetes for men and a 33 percent reduced risk for women. ...
13:48, 09/11/2019

Black Unemployment Rate for April 90 Percent Higher Than US Rate Overall Headlines have been heralding the nation having the lowest unemployment rate in almost 50 years, but the jobless rate for black people is almost 90 percent higher than the national rate and higher than every other racial demographic in the nation....
07:00, 05/07/2019

Disease to cut China pig meat output by at least 10 percent: FAO An African Swine Fever outbreak is expected to cut China's pig meat output by at least 10 percent in 2019 and present opportunities for producers elsewhere, the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization said on Thursday....
02:32, 05/09/2019

Marijuana usage among Americans getting higher and higher: study America’s gone to pot, with the number of marijuana smokers spiking dramatically— even in states where it’s illegal — in recent years, a new study shows. The number of folks who admitted to monthly weed use in states where the drug isn’t ...
15:16, 08/05/2019

UK Lyme disease cases may be three times higher than estimated Researchers say tick-borne disease ‘is everywhere’ with 8,000 diagnoses likely in 2019Cases of Lyme disease in the UK may be three times higher than previous estimates, according to new research.After analysing the anonymous medical records of 8.4 mi...
00:48, 07/31/2019

Spanish voter turnout at 41.4 percent at 2 p.m. - higher than in 2016 election Turnout in Spain's national election stood at 41.4 percent at 2 p.m. (1200 GMT) on Sunday, according to interior ministry data, compared to 36.9 percent recorded at the same time during the previous election in June 2016....
09:48, 04/28/2019

MetLife profit rises 8 percent on higher investment income MetLife Inc on Wednesday reported an 8 percent rise in profit for its last quarter under long-time Chief Executive Officer Steven Kandarian, driven by higher investment income and premiums....
13:48, 05/01/2019

Inflammatory bowel disease patients have higher health costs (Reuters Health) - People with inflammatory bowel disease - either Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis - may incur health costs more than three times higher than individuals without these conditions, a U.S. study suggests....
19:32, 06/07/2019

This ‘4-in-1’ pill cut heart disease risk by a third — should we all take it? Even healthy people who took a four-in-one pill had a much lower risk of heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular problems, a new study found....
07:00, 08/28/2019

Spanish voter turnout at 60.7 percent at 1800 CET, higher than in 2016 election Turnout in Spain's national election stood at 60.7 percent at 6 pm (1600 GMT) on Sunday, according to the interior ministry compared to 51.2 percent recorded at the same time during the previous election in June 2016....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Eating This Bacteria May Cut Heart Disease Risk Researchers have discovered that the use of a pasteurised form of Akkermansia muciniphila - an intestinal bacteria provides greater protection from various cardiovascular disease risk factors....
03:16, 07/02/2019

Kidney disease: Does gout increase risk? A recent study finds that people with gout have a higher risk of advanced chronic kidney disease. The results could help design preventive strategies....
22:00, 08/31/2019

Nearly 40 percent of Generation Z are sexting: study Start spreading the nudes! When it comes to sending intimate photos, Gen Z is leading the charge, with nearly 40 percent of youngsters ages 18 to 22 sending off a naked pic of themselves. The salacious stat comes from the ninth annual “Singles in Ame...
10:48, 07/30/2019

Insomnia may elevate risk of stroke, heart disease Insomnia may raise the risk of cardiovascular disease, heart failure and stroke. For the study, the researchers looked at data from multiple studies for 1.3 million people with and without heart disease and stroke....
20:00, 08/21/2019

Dog food may be putting your best friend at risk for a fatal disease There may be a link between the food your pooch is eating and potentially-fatal heart disease. The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday they’re investigating whether certain dog foods cause dilated cardiomyopathy, which can lead to conges...
15:00, 06/28/2019

E-cigarette use, flavors may increase cardiovascular disease risk E-cigarettes are largely considered safer than traditional cigarettes, but a new study suggests use of the devices -- as well as the flavors, regardless of nicotine content -- may pose a new risk for heart disease....
09:00, 05/28/2019

Your dog may be at risk for developing heart disease based on their food, FDA says The FDA is continuing to investigate a potential connection between certain diets and cases of canine heart disease. Could your dog be affected?       ...
23:48, 06/27/2019

Living with HIV means increased risk of heart disease (Reuters Health) - People living with HIV are more likely to get heart disease than those without the virus, making it all the more critical they do things like exercise, eat well, and avoid smoking, U.S. doctors say....
14:48, 06/06/2019

'Zombie' deer disease might put humans at risk, epidemiologists say A fatal so-called "zombie" disease swiftly spreading in the United States and Canada among deer, elk and moose might put humans at risk if they eat diseased venison, scientists say....
06:00, 08/23/2019

Study: Catheters cause 25 percent of hospital infections Objects like catheters, needles and other indwelling devices are responsible for roughly one-quarter of the infection problems in hospitals, according to a new study....
15:48, 07/01/2019

New methods reduce antibiotic use by 30 percent, study says Half of the 10 million antibiotic prescriptions written by doctors in ERs go to people with viral infections, which are unresponsive to antibiotics. Researchers say they have new ways to avoid these unnecessary uses....
21:16, 06/19/2019

Hurricane Dorian Is Gone. But the Bahamas Still Faces a Big Risk From Infectious Disease Hurricane Dorian’s 185 mph winds and punishingly slow pace smashed entire neighborhoods in the Bahamas, killing at least 50 people. But now, Bahamians are facing a different kind of threat. The lack of access to toilets, clean water and medicat...
14:32, 09/12/2019

Cardiovascular disease: 7 simple steps that lower future risk New research examines how adhering to the American Heart Association's recommendations for a healthy heart predicts future risk of cardiovascular disease....
11:16, 06/04/2019

Walnuts may lower blood pressure, risk for heart disease People who switched out 5 percent of saturated fat in their diets for walnuts had lower central diastolic blood pressure readings than those who didn't make the change....
07:48, 05/02/2019

Skipping breakfast linked to heart disease death risk Researchers say skipping breakfast can increase risk of dying from heart disease, with a new study showing an 87 percent spike in risk for those who never consume the morning meal....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Sitting for television, but not work, increases heart disease risk Sitting and watching television for an extended period of time brings with it a higher risk of cardiovascular risk and an earlier death, a new study says -- but that exercise can cancel out the effect....
11:00, 06/26/2019

Study: 90 percent of youth gun deaths are assault, suicide About 90 percent of firearm deaths among young people up to age 17 comes from assault or suicide, according to new research suggesting that not enough is known about firearm-related injuries and deaths to prevent them....
18:48, 08/01/2019

Dominican Republic tourism has dropped more than 74 percent: study Tourism to the Dominican Republic has taken a massive hit as the embattled Caribbean nation grapples with an onslaught of reports revealing American tourists are dying and falling sick there in droves. Trip booked to the island dropped by 74.3 percen...
10:32, 06/26/2019

Suicide rate up 41 percent, particularly in rural areas, study says Suicide rates have increased by 41 percent since 2000, particularly in rural counties, with researchers highlighting factors such as lack of insurance and prevalence of gun shops as linked to the higher rates....
10:00, 09/09/2019

Study links congenital heart disease to oil, gas development Mothers who live near heavy oil and gas developments are between 40 percent and 70 percent more likely to give birth to babies with congenital heart defects....
17:00, 07/18/2019

More fruit and cereal fiber tied to less risk of common bowel disease (Reuters Health) - Women who get more fiber from fruits and cereals may be less like to develop diverticulitis, a common and painful bowel problem, though vegetable sources of fiber don't make much difference, a U.S. study suggests....
15:32, 08/29/2019

Supplement for joint pain linked to lower heart disease risk A large new study has found an association between glucosamine, a common dietary supplement for joint pain, and a lower risk of cardiovascular problems....
03:16, 05/16/2019

Heart disease death: 'White coat hypertension' may double risk New research examines the correlations between untreated 'white coat hypertension,' treated 'white coat effect,' heart disease, and heart disease death....
09:48, 06/11/2019

Vegetarian diet linked with 22 per cent lower risk of heart disease After monitoring 48,000 people for 18 years, researchers concluded that going vegetarian lowers heart disease risk – but also slightly raises the risk of stroke...
18:16, 09/04/2019

Dental infections in kids tied to heart disease risk in adulthood (Reuters Health) - Children who develop cavities and gum disease may be more likely to develop risk factors for heart attacks and strokes decades later than kids who have good oral health, a recent study suggests....
14:32, 04/30/2019

High levels of exhaust pollutants may raise risk for degenerative eye disease (Reuters Health) - Exposure to high levels of exhaust may raise the risk of the vision robbing disease called age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a new study suggests....
16:32, 08/20/2019

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....
16:00, 07/01/2019

89 Percent of Indian Consumers Prefer to Do Their Shopping Online: Study Smartphones have also emerged as the most preferred medium for all shopping activities with 89 percent of consumers currently being able to do all the retail activities they want on mobile, showed a......
10:32, 05/31/2019

Open heart surgery better than stents for multivessel disease, study says People with multiple blocked arteries of the heart have a better chance for survival if they receive coronary grafting surgery, rather than stents, new findings show....
23:16, 05/03/2019

Excess Intake Of Gluten In Early Life Linked To Risk Of Celiac Disease Celiac disease is a digestive disorder that causes an impact on the small intestines and intake of excess gluten during the first five years of your life is associated with the likelihood of......
08:16, 08/19/2019

Study: Protocol reduced opioid prescriptions by 92 percent in cancer patients Only 8 percent of urological cancer patients who undergo robotic surgery go home with opioid prescriptions after use of a new recovery protocol, as compared to 100 percent of patients who get the drugs normally....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Boys junk food purchases drop by 31 percent after intervention, study says The urge for kids to buy junk food is made at a gut level, triggered by elaborate marketing designed by the product's manufacturer, a new study says....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Study: Long-term stroke rate down 50 percent for older adults Over the long-term, strokes have dropped by 53 percent for adults older than age 55, and have declined by about 39 percent for people aged 35-55, according to new research....
14:48, 05/16/2019

Half of people with rheumatic disease have trouble paying for treatment, study says About 60 percent of patients with rheumatic diseases like osteoarthritis and lupus said they struggle to pay to treat their illnesses, according to new research....
17:00, 09/13/2019

Excessive daytime napping could be early sign of Alzheimer’s disease: study Needing to nap could be an early warning sign of Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research. Experts found that the brain cells that keep us awake during the day are among the first to be targeted by the neurological disease. It was previou...
19:32, 08/13/2019

North America Has Lost Almost 30 Percent of Its Birds Since 1970, Upsetting New Study Finds There are almost 3 billion fewer North American birds in 2019 than there were in 1970, accounting for a 29 percent decline, according to a new study.Read more......
01:16, 09/20/2019

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.        ...
12:00, 08/27/2019

91 Percent of Inmates Freed by First Step Act Were Black. Should We Give Republicans Credit? As soon as the U.S. Sentencing Commission released its new report on the effects of criminal justice legislation promoted by Jared Kushner, introduced by Republicans and signed by Donald Trump, the GOP immediately began taking credit....
20:48, 06/10/2019

New gene-editing technology could help treat Huntington's disease, premature aging, study says A new genetic editing tool could give hope to people who suffer from Huntington’s disease and progeria, which causes premature aging, a new study says....
00:00, 08/29/2019

Smokers have higher risk for multiple strokes (Reuters Health) - Smokers who have a stroke are much more likely to have another one if they don't quit or at least cut back, a Chinese study suggests....
22:00, 05/17/2019

Mass extinction event 2 billion years ago killed 99 percent of life on Earth, study says There have been several mass extinction events during the planet's history, including the Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event, arguably the best-known one because of the death of the dinosaurs. Now, researchers have discovered a new mass extinction...
11:16, 09/03/2019

Most Americans don’t want Congress to begin impeachment proceedings. But 70 percent of black voters disagree. The conclusions from the Mueller report confirm to black voters something many of them have believed about Trump since the day he launched his presidential campaign: He is unfit for the office....
10:00, 04/29/2019

Buttigieg receives 0 percent support from likely black voters in South Carolina: poll Democratic Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg received zero percent support among likely African African primary voters in South Carolina, according to a new poll. Buttigieg — a previously little-known Indiana mayor who otherwise is getting en...
23:48, 05/13/2019

Do ‘night owls’ have a higher risk of breast cancer? There are a few known risk factors associated with breast cancer, including alcohol consumption and obesity. Now, say researchers, we may need to add being a “night owl” to that list. The new study, published this week in the BMJ, finds t...
17:16, 06/27/2019

Having too many sugary drinks linked to higher cancer risk Sugary drinks aren’t just bad for your waistline — they may also lead to an increase risk of cancer, a new study has found. Researchers in France found that downing a small glass of 100 percent fruit juice or soda — about 3.3 ounces worth...
11:00, 07/11/2019

Muni-Bond Investors Embrace Higher-Risk Investors are buying hundreds of millions of dollars of debt issues from unrated and below-investment-grade municipal borrowers, a shift in a corner of the bond market commonly considered almost as safe as Treasurys....
10:32, 09/21/2019

Sleepy athletes may face higher concussion risk (Reuters Health) - College athletes may face a higher risk for sport-related concussions if they have insomnia or even if they're just chronically sleepy, a new study suggests....
11:00, 04/28/2019

Black lung disease cases grow, while federal program’s financing suffers While the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund has been in debt since 1979, its financial situation is increasingly bleak. The trust fund’s penury is exacerbated this year’s 55 percent decrease in the coal tax, declining coal production and coal company ...
05:16, 07/11/2019

Pfizer gene therapy for rare muscle disease shows promise in small, early study Pfizer Inc on Friday presented promising results from a tiny early study of its experimental gene therapy for a rare muscle disease, but two of the six patients in the trial experienced side effects that landed them in the hospital....
08:00, 06/28/2019

Genetic variants may put some athletes at higher risk of sudden death People with one copy of a sickle cell gene are thought to have no health issues, but other gene variants may place carriers at a higher risk of sudden collapse...
05:32, 05/03/2019

Bellyfat in some postmenopausal women linked to higher death risk A body mass index between 18.5 and 24.9 inches and waist circumference higher than 88 centimeters has been linked to earlier death in postmenopausal women, researchers say....
17:16, 07/24/2019

Twins, triplets have higher risk of medical mix-ups in neonatal ICUs (Reuters Health) - Doctors are much more likely to make mistakes ordering medicines or treatments for babies in the ICU when these infants are twins or triplets than when they are they singletons, a U.S. study suggests....
18:00, 08/28/2019

Higher risk of stroke can follow midlife type 2 diabetes A study of twins in Sweden links a 30% higher risk in older age of brain artery blockage, which stroke often follows, to type 2 diabetes in middle age....
15:00, 06/12/2019

Study: Postmenopausal women have higher bad cholesterol levels Post-menopausal women, on average, have higher levels of bad cholesterol than premenopausal women, putting them at a higher risk for heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases...
12:48, 09/18/2019

Study: '13 Reasons Why' may have led to higher youth suicide rates The popular show's debut on March 31, 2017, coincided with a nearly 29 percent increase in suicide rates among young people between ages 10 and 17 in following months...
12:32, 04/30/2019

Just 2 glasses of soft drinks daily tied to higher death risk A study of nearly 452,000 people ties higher soft drinks consumption — including of those artificially and sugar sweetened — to raised risk of early death....
23:48, 09/04/2019

Adults with cerebral palsy at higher risk for adverse health conditions Adults with cerebral palsy have a 75 percent risk of developing non-communicable diseases compared to those without the condition, with much higher risk for a specific set of conditions....
14:00, 08/29/2019

Cirrhosis and liver cancer risk higher in people with type 2 diabetes A large European study now suggests that many diagnoses of cirrhosis and liver cancer come too late, and that diabetes might be an independent risk factor....
13:48, 05/21/2019

Death risk higher for Chinese-American elders when children don't respect them Older Chinese-Americans have a high expectation of respect from their children. But when the children don't meet this standard of respect, their elderly parents face a higher risk of death...
15:32, 08/16/2019

Longer pregnancy tied to higher risk of stillbirth, newborn death (Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who continue to carry their babies after they reach full term have a higher risk of stillbirth and newborn deaths than mothers who deliver by 37 weeks' gestation, a recent study suggests....
11:16, 07/25/2019

Higher iron levels may protect arteries but raise clot risk A new study links naturally higher iron levels to a reduced risk of clogged arteries but a raised risk of clots related to the slowing of blood flow....
13:48, 07/18/2019

Stillbirth risk in diabetes higher with obesity and high blood sugar (Reuters Health) - Pregnant women with diabetes may be more likely to experience a stillbirth when they have obesity or poorly controlled blood sugar, a new study suggests....
18:48, 07/29/2019

Mothers' work with solvents tied to higher autism risk for kids (Reuters Health) - Women who are exposed to solvents on the job may be more likely to have children with autism than mothers without this occupational exposure, a recent study suggests....
13:00, 07/16/2019

Young women smokers at much higher risk of deadly heart attack While smoking boosts the likelihood of heart attack in both men and women of all ages, it has a much more powerful effect in younger women, especially those under 50, a new study suggests....
15:32, 06/24/2019

Study: E-cigarettes can help smokers quit, but have higher rate of relapse Vaping may help people to quit cigarettes, but the longer they use e-cigarettes, the more likely they are to start smoking again, new research in France suggests....
08:32, 07/17/2019

Overweight teen boys have higher risk of heart muscle damage as adults (Reuters Health) - Men who were overweight as teens may be more likely to develop a rare type of heart muscle damage that can cause heart failure than men who maintained a healthy weight during adolescence, a Swedish study suggests....
17:00, 05/28/2019

Trans teens face higher sexual assault risk when schools restrict bathrooms (Reuters Health) - Transgender adolescents may be less likely to be sexually assaulted when they can use school bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity rather than their sex assigned at birth, a U.S. survey suggests....
10:00, 05/06/2019

Ebola emergency meeting to go ahead as UNICEF warns of higher risk to very youngest children Ahead of a key expert meeting convened by the United Nations to decide whether to declare the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) an international health emergency, the UN Children’s Fund UNICEF warned that the epidem...
09:00, 07/16/2019

Processed foods make us fatter and are linked to a higher risk of cancer. Here’s what science suggests we should eat instead. Shutterstock Eating processed foods can lead to weight gain and is linked to higher rates of cancer and early death. But it can be difficult to avoid these items when we're busy or looking for something cheap to eat. Researchers at the National Inst...
13:16, 05/17/2019

Black households try to close wealth gap by chasing higher returns Black investors are trying to close the wealth gap and feather their retirement nests should avoid taking on too much risk to speed their savings rate. Professional advice can help....
11:00, 05/20/2019

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...
03:32, 07/16/2019

Migrants and refugees face higher risk of developing ill-health, says UN report on displaced people in Europe European authorities are “struggling” to meet the needs of irregular migrants and refugees who are wrongly accused of spreading sickness among host communities, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, at the launch of its first report on ...
14:00, 04/28/2019

Nintendo teases a new Switch peripheral: A rubber ring Nintendo is teasing a new innovation for the Switch and it’s… kind of weird. It’s a bizarre rubber ring and the company won’t actually say what it’s for. So what exactly is this ring? Um… I don’t actually know. It appears to be made of rubber, given ...
16:16, 09/06/2019

VW is said to revive push to separate peripheral units, report says Volkswagen is renewing efforts to sell minority stakes in non-core operations to streamline its business and focus on the main passenger-car brands, Bloomberg reported....
09:32, 05/07/2019

Statins could cut heart risk for many more Britons, study suggests DNA tests might identify ‘invisible population’ who are not currently seen as in dangerHundreds of thousands more adults in the UK could benefit from taking statins because their genes put them at high risk of heart disease, research suggests.Speakin...
09:16, 06/19/2019

VW, FCA risk big EU emissions fines in 2021, study shows Volkswagen and FCA could face penalties of up to $2.08 billion and $847 million, respectively, if they fail to meet the European Union's emissions targets set for 2021, according to a study....
04:48, 06/26/2019

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....
15:48, 09/06/2019

Taking Fish Oil Supplements May Not Affect Risk Of Diabetes, Says Study A new study has said that omega 3 fatty acids, which are typically consumed through fish oil supplements, have little or no impact on reducing the risk of Type-2 diabetes....
09:32, 08/26/2019

DASH Diet May Cut Heart Failure Risk In Elderly: Study The diet could help reduce the risk of developing heart-failure by almost half in people under 75 years, the study was published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine....
05:16, 05/13/2019

Doing housework could substantially lower risk of ‘early death,’ study says Doing light physical activity such as cooking or washing dishes each day is enough to substantially lower the risk of early death, a study suggests. Researchers say people can raise their chances of living a longer life by moving just a little bit mo...
13:00, 08/22/2019

Bad sleep habits lead teens to high-risk sex: study A lack of sleep is a gateway to wild teenage sex — and the majority of teens just aren’t getting enough, a new study finds. “Insufficient sleep may increase the potential for sexual risk-taking by compromising decision-making and influenc...
14:32, 06/04/2019

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...
08:32, 06/13/2019

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....
13:16, 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...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Healthy living may help offset genetic risk of dementia: study Living healthily with a good diet and regular exercise may help people with a higher genetic susceptibility to dementia to offset the risk of developing it, according to recent research....
09:32, 07/14/2019

Study ties unhealthy gums to liver cancer risk A large study finds that people with unhealthy gums and teeth have a higher risk of liver cancer, which kills nearly 32,000 people per year in the U.S....
11:32, 06/20/2019

Study suggests e-cigarette flavorings may pose heart risk WASHINGTON (AP) — E-cigarettes aren’t considered as risky as regular cigarettes, but new research finds a clue that their flavorings may be bad for the heart. Longtime smokers sometimes switch to e-cigarettes in hopes of avoiding the cancer-cau...
15:00, 05/27/2019

Domestic workers face heightened slavery risk in UK, warns EU study European report points to legislative gaps in Britain while claiming inquiry was blocked by ‘mafia networks’ in France An EU agency has highlighted the heightened risk of foreign domestic workers in the UK enduring slavery-like conditions but concede...
19:00, 06/25/2019

Consumption Of Nuts Twice A Week May Reduce Risk Of Heart Attack: Study A new study has emphasised on the importance of including nuts in diet and examined their consumption with association between risk of cardiovascular disease and death in the Iranian population....
03:00, 09/02/2019

Drinking 2 Or More Soft Drinks A Day Increases Risk Of Early Death: Study Hold up, diet soda drinkers. Regular consumption of soft drinks - both sugar-sweetened and artificially sweetened - was associated with a greater risk of all causes of death, according to new research......
00:48, 09/05/2019

Genetic liability for depression increases suicide attempt risk, study says People who have attempted suicide hold a higher genetic liability for depression regardless of the psychiatric disorder they have, according to a study....
15:00, 06/11/2019

Britain faces its highest risk of recession since the crisis, new study warns The U.K. is facing the highest risk of recession since the financial crisis due to Brexit uncertainty and a global economic slowdown, a new study has warned....
06:16, 07/15/2019

Night shifts do not increase breast cancer risk, study concludes UK study covering 100,000 women finds ‘no overall link’ between cancer and night workNight shift work does not increase the risk of breast cancer, finds a UK study covering analysis of 102,869 women over 10 years. The Breast Cancer Now Generations st...
02:16, 05/29/2019

Study: High-risk opioid users seek safe spaces Roughly 77 percent of people in Baltimore, Boston and Providence, R.I., addicted to heroin, fentanyl and illicit opioid pills want safe injection facilities and overdose prevention sites...
19:48, 06/05/2019

Sepsis survivors at increased risk of death after critical illness – study Being older, male and having multiple health problems found to heighten risk factorsSepsis survivors are at a heightened risk of death in the years after their illness if it has been critical, research has shown.Of those discharged from hospital in E...
09:48, 05/31/2019

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...
04:48, 07/12/2019

Drinking fruit juice may raise cancer risk, study claims Researchers from Sorbonne Paris Cite University, said the consumption of sugary soft drinks — including 100% fruit juice — was "significantly associated with the risk of overall cancer."...
09:16, 07/11/2019

Plant-Based Diet May Reduce Risk Of Heart Failure: Study The study has indicated that following a plant-based diet may reduce the risk of heart failure (HF) by as much as 41%, as compared to a diet that is rich in fried foods, added fats and eggs....
19:32, 04/28/2019

Study: Dietary supplements may raise death risk in children, teens Roughly 40 percent of people up to age 25 who took weight loss, muscle building and energy supplements suffered severe medical complications such as hospitalization and death....
19:48, 06/05/2019

Eating A High Fibre Diet May Cut Preeclampsia Risk During Pregnancy: Study Preeclampsia is a condition that pregnant women develop. It occurs in up to 10 per cent of pregnancies and is characterized by high blood pressure, protein in the urine and severe swelling in the......
05:00, 07/12/2019

Study: Top, bottom blood pressure numbers each predict cardiovascular risk The systolic and diastolic blood pressure readings -- which are the top and bottom numbers -- both independently forecast the risk of heart attack and stroke, according to new research....
07:32, 07/18/2019

Tilray Shares: Managing Risk and a Missed Forecast - A Brief Case Study Your trading method should help you succeed: but, your method should also help you manage risk. See a forecast that did not work out, yet that did have an excellent "B" plan....
17:00, 06/13/2019

Study: 4-in-1 combo heart drug decreases cardiac event risk by one-third The risk of heart attack, strokes and heart failure fell by 34 percent for people who took a combo pill of aspirin, a cholesterol drug and two blood pressure medicines reduced the risk of heart attack...
18:00, 08/23/2019

Drinking Excessive Diet Soda May Increase Risk Of Diabetes: Preliminary Study A new study has suggested that drinking as many as five cans of diet soda or about one and a half litres of diet drinks with artrificial sweeteners in them daily may result in diabetes....
06:16, 05/07/2019

High Consumption Of Junk Food May Increase Allergy Risk In Kids: Study According to recent study, presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition, high junk food intake could be a possible reason for......
03:48, 06/12/2019

Vegetarian And Vegan Diet May Slash Risk Of Developing Type 2 Diabetes: Study For the study, researchers analysed more than 300,000 people who followed a plant-based diet, such as vegetarian or vegan diet or some similar variant....
02:00, 07/23/2019

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. ...
20:16, 08/08/2019

Eating Disorders Linked To Long-Term Depression Risk For Mothers: Study If you are a pregnant woman, without a saying, you must keep a close watch on what you eat. This is because any kind of eating disorder and body image concerns before or during pregnancy may lead to......
06:48, 05/14/2019

Diet, exercise and other lifestyle factors may offset genetic risk for Alzheimer’s: study People with high genetic risk and poor health habits were about three times more likely to develop dementia versus those with low genetic risk and good habits, researchers reported Sunday....
18:16, 07/14/2019

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...
16:00, 08/22/2019

Stomach acid-reducing drugs may raise risk of future allergies – study Lead scientist hopes findings raise awareness about proton-pump inhibitors’ side-effectsPrescription medicines to reduce stomach acid are associated with an increased risk of developing allergies, according to a study.The research suggests people pre...
10:16, 07/30/2019

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 on Tuesday.Researchers with ...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Canada's infrastructure, coastal communities most at risk from climate change: government study Canada's physical infrastructure and coastal communities could face significant damage over the next 20 years and top the list of areas most at risk by climate change, a government-backed study released on Thursday showed....
13:48, 07/04/2019

Low-Carb Diets May Lower Diabetes Risk Even In Absence Of Weight Loss: Study A new study has now shown that low-carbohydrate diets may have benefits for people who are at risk of developing Type-2 diabetes, even if there is no weight loss....
09:32, 06/24/2019

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....
20:32, 06/24/2019

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......
14:00, 07/06/2019

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....
13:00, 06/25/2019

Oral Novo Nordisk diabetes drug poses no more heart risk than placebo: study An experimental oral form of a Novo Nordisk drug for type 2 diabetes posed no greater risk of serious heart problems or death than a placebo in patients at high risk for such complications, according to data from a large study presented on Tuesday....
14:48, 06/11/2019

Oral Novo Nordisk diabetes drug poses no more heart risk than placebo -study An experimental oral form of a Novo Nordisk drug for type 2 diabetes posed no greater risk of serious heart problems or death than a placebo in patients at high risk for such complications, according to data from a large study presented on Tuesday....
12:16, 06/11/2019

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...
04:32, 09/02/2019

Study: Black women born in U.S. have more aggressive breast cancer Black women born in the United States have a higher rate of triple-negative breast cancer than black women who are U.S. citizens born in Eastern and Western Africa, and the Caribbean, a study says....
09:00, 06/13/2019

Strait of Hormuz: the world's most important oil artery Iran's ambassador to Britain warned against escalating tensions on Sunday, a day ahead of an expected response from the UK which could include fresh sanctions on Tehran or other steps after its seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker....
10:32, 07/22/2019

CORRECTED-Oral Novo Nordisk diabetes drug poses no more heart risk than placebo -study An experimental oral form of a Novo Nordisk drug for type 2 diabetes posed no greater risk of serious heart problems or death than a placebo in patients at high risk for such complications, according to data from a large study presented on Tuesday....
15:32, 06/11/2019

Answering a work-related call or text while driving puts lives at risk, study shows There are real consequences for talking a work-related call or answering a text when driving. It's killing roughly 3,500 people a year.        ...
07:16, 05/11/2019

Study explains how supermassive black holes first appeared in the early universe Scientists have developed a new model for the formation and growth of supermassive black holes that could explain their appearance in the early universe....
15:00, 06/28/2019

Study: At-home blood pressure monitors work best for black patients The screenings are less expensive and are more likely to detect thickening of the left heart chambers of black patients than those taken at the doctor's office....
11:16, 09/17/2019

Black Ex Felons Will Bear the Brunt of Florida’s New ‘Poll Tax’ Law, According to Findings of New Study Some 80 percent of Florida’s ex-felons eligible to vote will be barred from registering under a new state law, including a disproportionate number of blacks, despite a clear majority of voters approving a change to the state’s constitution meant to r...
04:00, 08/22/2019

Black Ex-Felons Will Bear the Brunt of Florida’s New ‘Poll Tax’ Law, According to Findings of New Study Some 80 percent of Florida’s ex-felons eligible to vote will be barred from registering under a new state law, including a disproportionate number of blacks, despite a clear majority of voters approving a change to the state’s constitution meant to r...
11:00, 08/22/2019

Factbox: Strait of Hormuz - the world's most important oil artery Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two Saudi oil tankers were among vessels targeted in a "sabotage attack" off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, condemning it as an attempt to undermine the security of global crude supplies....
04:00, 05/13/2019

Common acne drug could prevent artery hardening Scientists have identified the mechanism that causes artery hardening and have shown that the antibiotic minocycline can prevent the process in rats....
11:00, 06/11/2019

Factbox: Strait of Hormuz: the world's most important oil artery Iran's ambassador to Britain warned against escalating tensions on Sunday, a day ahead of an expected response from the UK which could include fresh sanctions on Tehran or other steps after its seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker....
08:00, 07/21/2019

White cops no more likely to shoot minorities dead than black, Hispanic officers: study The study out of Michigan State University and the University of Maryland at College Park found "no evidence of anti-Black or anti-Hispanic disparities across shootings."...
22:16, 07/22/2019

SpaceX gets $50M NASA contract to launch spacecraft that’ll study black holes NASA wants to better understand X-ray production in black holes, neutron stars, and pulsar wind nebulae with its IXPE space observatory. SpaceX will help them do it by giving them a leg up into space.       ...
09:32, 07/09/2019

Houston oil artery reopens after police remove final Greenpeace protesters The Houston Ship Channel on Friday reopened for vessel traffic, the U.S. Coast Guard said, after the last of 11 protesters who had disrupted traffic by dangling on ropes above the key energy-export waterway was removed by police earlier in the mornin...
07:16, 09/13/2019

Surprising No One, Georgetown Study Confirms Previous Findings on Adultification Bias—by Listening to Black Women and Girls In 2017, the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality’s Initiative on Gender Justice and Opportunity released Girlhood Interrupted: The Erasure of Black Girls’ Childhood (pdf), providing concrete data that adults typically perceive black girl...
08:00, 05/16/2019

New Study Evaluates BXM and Other Indexes: Returns, Standard Deviations and Risk-Adjusted Returns Since Mid-1986 CHICAGO, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study, "The CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite Index (BXM) — A Review of Performance," was released last week by investment-advisory firm Hewitt EnnisKnupp. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100707/CBO...
21:16, 05/01/2019

CBOE YEAR-TO-DATE 2009 ADV UP THREE PERCENT; June 2009 Daily Volume Averages 4.2 Million Contracts, Down 14 Percent CHICAGO, July 1, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that average daily volume during June was the highest to date during 2009, while total trading volume at CFE reached its highest level since October 2008.The 3,012 contracts...
00:32, 05/02/2019

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...
22:48, 05/01/2019

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.        ...
15:00, 06/19/2019

Phenomenally Black: Phenomenal Woman and Black Futures Lab Join Forces for Black Women’s Equal Pay Day Meena Harris never intended to start a movement. The attorney, CEO and founder of the Phenomenal Woman Action Campaign—and coincidentally, also the niece of the only black female presidential candidate running in 2020—was just trying to make a statem...
18:00, 08/22/2019

All Boys Aren’t Blue: A Black Queer Man Writes About Black Queer Life for Black Queer Kids With All Boys Aren’t Blue, George Johnson is the latest at-bat in what is shaping up to be a burgeoning, yet bountiful genre, that of black queer men coming of age. Yet, unlike Darnell Moore’s No Ashes in the Fire or Michael Arceneaux’s I Can’t Date...
18:32, 06/06/2019

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....
17:00, 07/16/2019

Our Dog ‘Doesn’t Like Black People’: Tennessee Church’s Sorry Excuse for Denying a Black Housekeeper a Job The Catholic Diocese of Memphis (Tenn.) is facing backlash after a black housekeeper lost out on a cleaning job after church staffers reportedly claimed a priest’s dog “doesn’t like black people” and therefore she’d need to find work elsewhere....
20:48, 08/19/2019

Uber announces major Black and Black SUV enhancements, including Quiet Mode Uber Black and Uber Black SUV, the original luxury experiences, are getting consistent improvements in the United States this week. Apparently, many customers have requested top-notch service and premium comfort when using these experiences, and Uber...
02:16, 05/15/2019

Black Is the New Black: Harlem's Fashion Row Presented a Challenge at Its 2019 Gala—and We Were Present “Tonight was a test. How many of you passed?” asked Harlem’s Fashion Row (HFR) founder Brandice Daniel of the packed house at New York City’s One World Observatory on Thursday evening. The invitation’s dress code read “All Black Everything”—which, to...
13:16, 09/06/2019

'You don't have to look black to be black': The complex racial identity of a tiny Ohio town - video In the remote Ohio town of East Jackson, which sits in the Appalachian foothills, residents have for decades identified as black – despite the fact they appear white. Tom Silverstone and Francisco Navas visit a place where residents' racial lines hav...
12:32, 07/25/2019

Suicides Among Black Children Are at Crisis Levels. The Congressional Black Caucus Aims to Do Something About It The rise in the suicide rate for black children ages 5 to 12 is an overlooked national emergency, according to a panel convened by the Congressional Black Caucus on the eve of Mental Health Awareness Month....
12:16, 05/02/2019

Watch: White Security Guard Pulls Gun on Black Cop in Full Uniform Because the Black Cop Had a Gun An Ohio police officer in full uniform, you know, the uniform that clearly identifies him as a police officer and as such gives him reason to have a radio, taser, and gun, faced some scary and tense moments when a security guard pulled a gun on him a...
17:48, 07/14/2019

Black Girls Rock! Reminds Us That the World Would Be Lost Without Black Women We owe black women a debt that we could never even imagine repaying. They have blessed us with their presence and for that, we are better as a collective. The love they have shown us held us through some of our darkest times, while simultaneously rem...
01:32, 09/09/2019

Robin Thede on A Black Lady Sketch Show and why Black women will survive the end of the world 2019 has been a banner year for sketch comedy series—first, Netflix released the hilarious and highly experimental I Think You Leave With Tim Robinson, then Comedy Central debuted the subversive and smartly funny Alternatino With Arturo Castro. On F...
09:48, 08/03/2019

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop’s Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009 Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand five-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a recent tour of the property, a quick rundown of the home’s decor put Mathis and his wife, Reyna on ed...
10:36, 08/11/2019

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop's Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009 Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand 5-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a recent tour of the property, a quick rundown of the home’s decor put Mathis and his wife, Reyna on edge:...
18:16, 08/10/2019

The Root's 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 3: Kamala Harris Throws Black Voters Under the Bus(ing?) This week’s Root 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings is full of surprises. We have a new No. 1 after several candidates forgot that black people still matter, and a special guest power-ranking judge. This week, me (Dr. Jason Johnson, Politics Edit...
15:16, 07/11/2019

'Shopping while black': Yes, bias against black customers is real Name a store, and I’ll bet I can find a black person who has experienced discrimination there, writes Cassi Pittman ClaytorName a store, any store, from Fifth Avenue to Main Street, and I’ll bet that I can find a black person who has experienced disc...
23:16, 06/23/2019

Little Black Mirror Is a Series of Black Mirror Webisodes Coming to Netflix’s Latin American YouTube Channel Eager for some Black Mirror, but can’t stand to wait for more Black Mirror? Netflix has something for you, and it’s called—wait for it—Little Black Mirror. Read more......
14:48, 05/25/2019

‘I Love You Black Man. I Love You Black Woman’: Meet the Real-Life Best Friends of Netflix’s See You Yesterday Netflix’s See You Yesterday isn’t your average sci-fi flick. Black nerds fighting police brutality, creating time travel and exposing viewers to Caribbean-American culture combine to show another side of the science-fiction genre. Directed by Stefon ...
15:32, 05/25/2019

With A Black Lady Sketch Show, Black women are no longer just background in sketch comedy On August 2, at a private screening of the premiere of A Black Lady Sketch Show, series creator Robin Thede regaled an audience of mostly Black women, including myself, with a story of failure, friendship, and new beginnings. With The Rundown With Ro...
06:48, 09/07/2019

Astronomers just found a black hole so huge it makes our galaxy’s black hole look like a baby At the heart of our home galaxy is a supermassive black hole that gobbles up anything that gets too close. It’s huge, with a mass of 4 million times that of our Sun, but size is a relative thing when we’re talking about the universe, and ...
17:00, 08/12/2019

85 percent of Americans say they won’t throw this out More than eight in ten Americans consider themselves to be people who hold on to keepsakes, with 38 percent of even admitting to having kept a keepsake for over 20 years....
06:48, 06/14/2019

Here's how you can get a brand-new Galaxy S9 for only $300 (50 percent off) If that $350 refurbished Galaxy S9 from a couple of days ago seemed like a killer deal but you held off anyway for something better, that something has arrived in the form of a brand-new 2018 Samsung flagship setting you back a measly 300 bucks.You c...
09:00, 06/15/2019

Wirecutter's best deals: The PS4 Pro for 10 percent off This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated list of deals h...
12:16, 05/09/2019

The 77 Percent: Join the debate 77 percent of Africans are younger than 35. Those 77 percent can shape the continent's future. We join African youths as they share their stories, their dreams and their challenges. Come and join the debate!...
19:48, 05/28/2019

Telemedicine use up 1,400 percent since 2014 The number of patients using computers to receive healthcare from doctors has skyrocketed by nearly 1,400 percent in the last few years, new research shows....
11:00, 07/22/2019

Giannis says he's at '60 percent' of his potential Despite coming off a dominant MVP season in which he lead the Bucks to the Eastern Conference finals, Giannis Antetokounmpo told ESPN "there's a lot of things I can improve on."...
01:00, 07/14/2019

Statement for Rare Disease Day The vision of the Sustainable Development Goals is a world in which no one is left behind, including people who suffer from rare diseases. Just because a disease affects a small number of people does not make it irrelevant or less important than dise...
14:32, 04/28/2019

How to care for someone with Alzheimer's disease Caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease can be both challenging and rewarding. Learn about tips to make it easier, as well as when to seek professional help....
20:52, 09/18/2019

Is endometriosis an autoimmune disease? Endometriosis is not an autoimmune disease, but research shows that it may have links to some autoimmune conditions. Learn more about the connection in this article....
18:32, 08/21/2019

Do we have a right to know if we could have the Huntington’s disease gene? Not telling your child that this hereditary condition is in the family can be devastating later onOn a lazy Sunday morning in May last year, Isobel Lloyd was at her boyfriend’s house, having coffee with his mum. The conversation had worked around to ...
10:48, 08/10/2019

WHO recognizes burnout as a disease Health experts from around the world recommended that burnout be classified as a medical condition. For decades, experts had debated over how to define burnout, and whether it should be considered a disease....
14:48, 05/27/2019

Lyme disease: is a solution on the way? The tick-borne illness, which is on the rise, can have chronic side-effects. So why hasn’t more effort been put into a cure?As a former martial arts world champion, who trained daily and enjoyed camping and hiking at weekends, Stephen Bullough had al...
08:48, 07/20/2019

Did the US try to weaponize Lyme disease? The US House of Representatives has ordered an investigation into whether the Department of Defense experimented with ticks and other insects as biological weapons....
21:32, 07/17/2019

Aptiv Q2 net income falls 5.8 percent The company with a major stake in autonomous vehicle r&d said its second-quarter operating margin declined to 11.2 percent from 12.9 percent because of unfavorable impacts of foreign currency exchange and other factors....
02:16, 08/01/2019

Magna says Q2 net income fell 28 percent Magna International trimmed its sales forecast for the year, as it expects a drop in vehicle production in North America and Europe due to weak global demand and the impact of U.S.-China trade tensions....
21:48, 08/08/2019

U.S. TVA to cut carbon emission by 70 percent by end of next decade: CEO The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) expects to reduce carbon emissions at the U.S.-owned power generator by 70 percent from 2005 levels by the end of the next decade, the company's chief executive officer said on Friday....
15:00, 05/31/2019

The Stone Age: The First 99 Percent of Human History The Stone Age is the longest period of human history, lasting from 2.6 million years ago to about 5,000 years ago. ...
08:32, 09/09/2019

CBOE First-Half 2010 ADV Up 7 Percent CHICAGO, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that average daily volume (ADV) year to date through June 2010 was 4.9 million contracts, up seven percent from 4.6 million contracts f......
23:32, 05/01/2019

How Did Drones Take Out 5 Percent Of The World's Oil Supply? On September 14, some as-yet officially unknown perpetrators launched a complex attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities. The attack was apparently carried out by drones, cruise missiles, or both. It cut Saudi Arabia’s oil exports by half, a big deal c...
14:17, 09/18/2019

Wasteland 3: Even the apocalypse can’t kill the One Percent Jeremy Kopman joined InXile Entertainment during what I consider the most exciting time in its history — the crowdfunding chapter. He signed on shortly after the Kickstarter campaign for Wasteland 2, working on another game that the indie RPG p...
14:16, 09/02/2019

Packers profit drops 98 percent to $724,000 GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Green Bay Packers reported a profit of just $724,000 in their latest fiscal year, which included their second straight season without a playoff appearance, a large contract extension for quarterback Aaron Rodgers and change in h...
23:32, 07/12/2019

The iPhone 11 Pro Max has 23 percent more battery capacity than the Pro When you check the iPhone 11 model's technical specs on Apple's website, you won't see specific information about its RAM and battery capacity. Those are information you'd usually discover later when people start taking new device...
05:32, 09/18/2019

Lilyhood PS4 Wired Controller for Playstation 4, Professional USB PS4 Wired Gamepad for Playstation 4/PS4 Slim/PS4 Pro Cable Length 6.5foot (Black) (Black) Lilyhood PS4 Wired Controller for Playstation 4, Professional USB PS4 Wired Gamepad for Playstation 4/PS4 Slim/PS4 Pro Cable Length 6.5foot (Black) (Black)...
16:16, 04/28/2019

Black Women OWN the Conversation Puts Black Women in the Center Black Women OWN the Conversation, a collaboration between OZY Media, co-owned by Carlos Watson, a former CNN and MSNBC analyst, and the Oprah Winfrey-branded network OWN, is a historic first for television. Launched August 24, the series features pan...
19:00, 08/28/2019

Experience: I cured my own mystery disease The surgery had been performed on rats and dogs, but never on humans. I reasoned it could be scaled upTwenty years ago, on the first day of my final year studying biology at university in Missouri, I collapsed. My heart was racing, I was dizzy, disor...
03:16, 09/20/2019

Lyme disease is spreading across the US but your dog can help track it Lyme disease is spreading as the climate warms. An analysis of veterinary records suggests our dogs’ annual health checks can track infection’s across the US...
07:16, 05/22/2019

How 'tickling' the ear could prevent age related disease A type of noninvasive electric stimulation that 'tickles' the ear could help improve many different aspects of health in later life, new research finds....
00:48, 07/31/2019

Tomato juice: Could 1 cup per day keep heart disease at bay? A new study concludes that drinking tomato juice each day can reduce the levels of certain markers of cardiovascular disease. However, more work is needed....
11:48, 06/06/2019

Lyme disease and rheumatoid arthritis: What you need to know Lyme disease and rheumatoid arthritis are both conditions that can affect the nervous system and cause joint pain and swelling. Learn about their similarities and differences here....
21:16, 05/20/2019

Gum disease and Alzheimer's: Your questions answered People are questioning a landmark study suggesting that a bacterium involved in gum disease may also cause Alzheimer's. Here's what you need to know about the study...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Does Parkinson's disease develop in the stomach? The stomach may play an important role in the development of Parkinson's disease. Pathogenic proteins can migrate from the gut via the vagus nerve to the brain....
09:16, 06/26/2019

Alphabet’s AI Might Be Able to Predict Kidney Disease In a study involving 700,000 VA patients, an algorithm from DeepMind predicted 90% of cases of acute kidney injury up to 48 hours before it occurred....
00:48, 08/01/2019

This might be your last chance to get the big-battery Moto E4 Plus at a 50 percent discount The Moto E4 Plus is far from Motorola's latest budget-friendly trooper, but even though the newer and arguably better Moto G7, G7 Power, and G7 Play have been repeatedly discounted of late, this modest 5.5-incher released all the way back in 2017 has...
01:00, 06/18/2019

Wimbledon prize money rises 11.8 percent Wimbledon prize money will total 38 million pounds ($49.4 million) for this year's championships, a rise of 11.8 percent, the All England Club announced on Tuesday....
04:48, 04/30/2019

Revised GDP shows growth slowed to 2 percent in Q2 Declining exports and smaller inventory build drove the U.S. gross domestic product growth down more than originally thought in the second quarter, revised numbers released by the Commerce Department reveal....
23:32, 08/29/2019

State oil ADNOC sells 35 percent in refining to Eni, OMV ADNOC sold a 20 percent state in its refinery operations to Italy's Eni and 15 percent to OMV, from Austria in one of the biggest refinery transactions ever....
11:00, 04/28/2019

Tesla gets exemption from China’s 10 percent tax on car sales The exemption, which previously applied only to domestic makers of electric vehicles, affects all Tesla models sold in China, the nation’s industry ministry said....
05:32, 08/31/2019

Lizzo has a test to find out exactly what percent that bitch you are Lizzo has given us what has already become one of the greatest opening lyrics of all time: “I just took a DNA test, turns out I’m 100% that bitch.” That line is, of course, from the righteously beloved performer’s hit single “Truth Hurts,” and it is ...
18:00, 08/28/2019

Barneys launches 25 percent off sale after bankruptcy Fashionistas mourning the demise of Barneys can at least engage in some serious retail therapy. The luxe retailer — which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Tuesday — is offering an extra 25 percent off sale items starting Thursday, with the ...
08:16, 08/08/2019

Report: U.S. economy grows 3.2 percent, best in 6 years The growth of the U.S. economy in the first quarter beat analyst predictions and recorded its best performance in six years, according to government figures released Friday....
10:32, 04/28/2019

U.S. housing starts rise 12 percent in August U.S. housing starts were up 12 percent in August from the previous month, producing the best month for new home construction since May 2007, a new Commerce Department report said....
09:17, 09/18/2019

Consumer price index increases 0.1 percent The nation's consumer price index inched up 0.1 percent in May on a seasonally adjusted basis, slowing from April when it rose 0.3 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday....
11:00, 06/12/2019

U.S. economy 1st quarter growth adjusted down to 3.1 percent The economy grew at a slightly slower rate in the first quarter than first reported, with the Bureau of Economic Analysis saying the real gross domestic product expanded by 3.1 percent instead of 3.2 percent....
10:32, 05/30/2019

Embattled New Jersey mansion is now a whopping 75 percent off This northern New Jersey mansion dates to the roaring ’20s, but it’s certainly not roaring now. The grand property — once one of the state’s most expensive properties — is back on the market asking just $9.99 million. ThatR...
03:48, 05/02/2019

A new tool detects deepfakes with 96 percent accuracy A new tool developed by researchers from the USC Information Sciences Institute (USC ISI) may prove to be a major help in the ongoing war against deepfakes. The tool focuses on subtle face and head movements as well as artifacts in files to determine...
13:00, 06/21/2019

Paradox exec: Steam’s 30 percent fee is “outrageous” (credit: Aurich Lawson) Paradox Interactive (Cities: Skylines, Surviving Mars) seems to be getting fed up with the "standard" 30 percent fee on sales charged by Steam and many other game platforms. Speaking at a Gamelab panel hosted by GamesIndustr...
14:32, 07/01/2019

India PC Market Shrinks 8 Percent in Q1, HP Leads: IDC With a market share of 28.1 percent in the first quarter of 2019, HP maintained its leadership position in the Indian personal computing (PC) market, IDC said...
06:16, 05/23/2019

Bitcoin jumps as much as 6 percent to new six-month high Bitcoin jumped to a new six-month high on Friday in a move that traders said was the result of technical forces, with no immediate news catalysts sending the cryptocurrency higher....
05:00, 05/03/2019

Wholesale prices edge up 0.2 percent in April WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. wholesale prices edged up 0.2% in April, driven higher by a big jump in energy costs. The Labor Department says the increase in its producer price index, which measures inflation pressures before they reach the consumer, follow...
07:32, 05/09/2019

Pinterest slumps 17 percent after weak forecast Pinterest shares slumped as much as 17 percent on Friday after the online scrapbook company’s disappointing annual forecast shook investors’ faith in its ability to turn in a profit soon. The fall in shares after Pinterest’s first quarterly results a...
07:32, 05/17/2019

John Hegarty: 90 percent of content is crap Emma Harman, Managing Director EMEA for Whaler, a company that connects businesses to creators; and John Hegarty, founder of Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH), a creative agency, talked about how technology aids brands and creators at TNW2019 conference tod...
09:48, 05/09/2019

Netflix plans to raise prices in the UK by up to 20 percent Netflix is raising prices in the United Kingdom for the first time since 2017, according to The Guardian. The streaming service will bump up monthly fees for subscribers by as much as 20 percent. The cost of the company's HD streaming plan will ...
17:32, 05/30/2019

Graffiti complaints up more than 50 percent in de Blasio’s New York Graffiti, the scourge that former Police Commissioner Bill Bratton once described as the “first sign of urban decay,” has exploded in New York City in the last five years....
17:00, 06/29/2019

Shark Survivor: “There’s Like Zero Percent Chance It Will Happen Again” A 9-year-old girl is recovering after she was bitten by a shark Friday morning at Florida’s New Smyrna Beach. Maggie Crum, visiting the area with her family from Ohio, was wading in the water when she was bitten on the lower right leg. “I...
20:16, 08/19/2019

Apple Products May Get Pricier With New 15 Percent US Tariff Some Apple products like AirPods, Apple Watch, HomePod, and iMac computers were likely to get costlier as the new 15 percent US tariffs on Chinese products came into effect from Sunday....
16:48, 09/02/2019

CDC: 92 percent of HPV-caused cancers could be prevented by vaccine The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday it will increase the vaccination rate of its human papillomavirus by 80 percent nationwide, which could prevent 92 percent of cancers caused by HPV....
18:00, 08/23/2019

Huawei H1 Revenue Grows 30 Percent Despite US Ban: Report Huawei revenue grew roughly 30 percent in the first half after select teams secured critical supplies to keep production going despite US technology export restrictions, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday....
07:48, 07/23/2019

Some Tesla stations now limit Supercharging to 80 percent Tesla has started putting a limit on some Supercharger stations in an effort to reduce wait times. In an employee memo seen by Electrek, the automaker said it has released a feature that will limit customers' State of Charge to 80 percent. It wi...
04:16, 05/25/2019

Activist hacking declined 95 percent since 2015 Have you noticed a conspicuous absence of hacktivist attacks lately? You're not the only one. IBM's X-Force has published data showing that activist hacks dropped 95 percent since 2015, falling from a peak of 35 known incidents to just tw...
00:48, 05/19/2019

Black housekeeper not allowed to clean church because priest's dog 'doesn't like black people' Collierville priest Jacek Kowal had said that he opposed the characterization of his actions as racist, but his dog is aggressive toward African Americans.        ...
19:48, 08/19/2019

Lyme disease: Why does joint pain persist? Lyme disease can cause long-term joint inflammation that lasts long after the body has cleared the infection. A new study uncovers how this might happen....
13:00, 06/19/2019

Asian nations scramble to contain pig disease outbreaks HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever with Vietnam culling 2.5 million pigs and China reporting more than a million dead in an unprecedentedly huge epidemic some governme...
03:32, 06/20/2019

Migrants die of disease in Libya detention; UN criticized In the desert of western Libya, hundreds of African migrants were held for months in a detention center, packed in amid garbage covered in maggots and sewage, shared buckets of water, and barely surviving on only one meal a day...
08:00, 06/30/2019

A mystery disease hits Norway's dogs At least a dozen dogs in Norway have been struck with a mysterious illness in these past few weeks, and officials are scrambling to identify the disease....
04:00, 09/10/2019

Web resources on diabetic eye disease mostly poor quality Diabetes-related eye disease is a leading cause of blindness, but finding accurate, readable information about it online isn't easy, a U.S. study finds....
19:32, 09/09/2019

Three cases of rat lungworm disease confirmed in Hawaii Health officials have now confirmed a total of three cases of rat lungworm disease in travelers who spent time in Hawaii. A report from the Hawaii Department of Health confirms the cases, which are believed to be unrelated to one another. The disease...
08:32, 05/28/2019

Why getting less than 7 hours of sleep can lead to heart disease Adults who regularly slept fewer than 7 hours per night have lower levels of certain “microRNAs” — molecules that play a key role in regulating vascular health, according to new research....
15:00, 05/03/2019

Discovery could lead to lyme disease treatment (WSLS) A Virginia Tech researcher has made a discovery that could open the door to Lyme disease treatment. Brandon Jutras is an assistant professor of biochemistry in the university’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. He’s discove...
13:16, 06/19/2019

Parkinson's disease 'could be detected early on by brain changes' Gene and serotonin screening may indicate people at risk of condition, researchers sayChanges in the brain that can be spotted years before physical symptoms of Parkinson’s disease occur might act as an early warning sign for the condition, researche...
15:48, 06/19/2019

US Man Deported To Iraq, Where He Never Lived. He Died Of A Disease Jimmy Aldaoud crouched on a sidewalk, miserable, hungry and short on insulin. The 41-year-old with diabetes and severe mental illness had spent nearly his whole life in Detroit until just over two......
20:16, 08/08/2019

Mysterious disease killing dogs in Norway Authorities in Norway say they haven’t been able to detect the cause behind a mysterious disease that is estimated to have killed dozens of dogs in the country in recent days...
07:16, 09/07/2019

Mallinckrodt Halts Lou Gehrig's Disease Trial Drugmaker Mallinckrodt PLC said it is ending a midstage clinical trial looking at a possible treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, the paralyzing and fatal malady commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease....
16:48, 07/16/2019

Student who sued over chickenpox vaccination has the disease WALTON, Ky. (AP) — The lawyer for a Kentucky high school student who wasn’t allowed to participate in school activities because he wasn’t vaccinated for chickenpox says his client has now contracted the illness. Attorney Christopher Wiest...
12:48, 05/08/2019

Biohaven's treatment for Lou Gehrig's disease fails to win FDA nod Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Co Ltd said on Friday the U.S. health regulator failed to approve its treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, sending its shares down nearly 6% in extended trading....
00:16, 07/20/2019

Canine brucellosis: What you need to know about the dog disease that can spread to humans After state officials confirmed cases of the disease at a breeding facility in Marion County, here's what you should know about Brucella canis.        ...
16:00, 05/13/2019

"Mob Lynching Has Emerged As A Dreadful Disease," Says Mayawati Welcoming the Uttar Pradesh Law Commission-drafted Bill against lynching, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati today pitched for a stringent, pan-India legislation to arrest the spread of this......
02:32, 07/13/2019

Three people have now died from lung disease after vaping Three people in the US have died and hundreds more have had severe lung conditions that are thought to be related to vaping – but officials are still unsure of the exact cause...
11:16, 09/06/2019

Dog Disease Contagious To Humans Found In Iowa Multiple cases of canine brucellosis in central Iowa. This disease, which can be passed on to humans, is often spread through contact with infected birthing tissue and objects that have infected fluids on them. “So that’s why we treat it ...
18:48, 05/14/2019

"Help Us Or Let Me Die": Father Of Girl With Rare Disease Appeals To PM For more than a year, Sumer Singh, a labourer from Agra has been tending to his sick teenage daughter. The 16-year-old girl suffers from aplastic anaemia, a rare condition in which the body stops......
12:32, 06/22/2019

Dog disease found in Iowa that can infect people “Multiple cases” of a bacterial disease that can be spread from dogs to humans have been confirmed in Iowa, according to health officials. The disease, canine brucellosis, stemmed from “a small dog commercial breeding facility”...
12:16, 05/13/2019

How aspirin became a wonder drug against heart disease and cancer Aspirin has long been prized for its pain and fever reducing properties – but 40 years ago New Scientist reported on the first inklings of wider benefits...
19:32, 09/18/2019

Yet Another Health Problem Linked to Air Pollution: Eye Disease It’s no secret that air pollution isn’t good for your health. In particular, exposure to the byproducts of burning the fuel that powers most of our motor vehicles has been linked to higher risk of lung cancer, respiratory infections, stro...
06:00, 08/22/2019

Dog disease that can jump to humans was found in Iowa Having a sick dog can be a serious bummer. It hurts to see a pet in pain or any kind of discomfort, but normally a sick dog doesn’t pose a risk to your own health. However, some diseases can jump between dogs and humans, and one such illness wa...
18:32, 05/13/2019

Without heart disease, daily aspirin may be too risky (Reuters Health) - For people without heart disease, taking a daily aspirin to prevent heart attacks and strokes may increase the risk of severe brain bleeding to the point where it outweighs any potential benefit, a research review suggests....
16:00, 05/13/2019

If I have a disease-causing gene, should my doctor tell my family? Genetic testing is undermining medical norms as people sue their doctors for either telling them or not telling them a relative’s diagnosis, says Laura Spinney...
08:32, 08/29/2019

NSAID use for osteoarthritis may bring on cardiovascular disease People with osteoarthritis who take NSAIDs have a 23 percent higher likelihood of developing cardiac disease compared to people without the condition....
10:16, 08/07/2019

Yet More Research Links Appendectomies and Parkinson's Disease New research has found a perplexing, though relatively small link between the devastating neurological illness Parkinson’s disease and having your appendix removed. But it’s still unclear just what exactly this could mean, and it’s definitely not a r...
16:32, 05/09/2019

Nets’ Irving, Russell curiosity could ‘1,000 percent’ work The Nets’ summer has been framed as having to pick between keeping D’Angelo Russell or chasing Kyrie Irving. But maybe they don’t have to choose. Sources told The Post that some within Barclays Center feel Russell and Irving could actually coexist. A...
15:32, 05/25/2019

U.S. job growth surges; unemployment rate drops to 3.6 percent U.S. job growth surged in April and the unemployment rate dropped to a more than 49-year low of 3.6 percent, pointing to sustained strength in economic activity even as last year's massive fiscal stimulus fades....
08:48, 05/03/2019

In the N.B.A. Lottery, the Knicks Will Take Their 14 Percent Shot at Zion Williamson Under the previous lottery system, the Knicks — by finishing with the league’s worst record — would have had a 25 percent chance at getting the Duke star....
01:48, 05/14/2019

Dish revenue falls 8 percent on pay-TV subscriber losses U.S. satellite TV service provider Dish Network Corp on Friday reported an 8 percent drop in quarterly revenue, as it lost about 259,000 net pay-TV subscribers....
04:00, 05/03/2019

Reports of Sexual Assault in the Military Soar by 50 Percent to More Than 20,000 Fueled by a significant increase in attacks on women in the military ages 17-24, reports of sexual assault in the military soared by 50 percent in 2018 from the same period two years before, according to a Pentagon survey released Thursday....
20:48, 05/02/2019

Ola Partners SBI to Launch Credit Card With Up to 20 Percent Cashback Ola has partnered the state-run SBI cards to launch Ola Money SBI Credit Card. Ola users will be able to apply for, view, and manage their Ola Money SBI Credit Card directly on the Ola app with a few......
23:16, 05/15/2019

The Elgato Stream Deck Mini we just recommended is 50 percent off Back to school usually means some pretty steep discounts on tech. Yesterday, we spotted deals on the Apple Watch Series 4, Razer gear, the August Smart Lock and more. Today's big sale is $50 off Elgato's Stream Deck Mini at Best Buy. Usuall...
16:32, 08/27/2019

Nearly half wager Knicks will get top pick, despite just 14 percent shot LAS VEGAS — As we have reached the crux of the 2019 NBA playoffs, it seems premature to have too much of a focus on next season. But more than two-thirds of the league’s 30 teams and their respective fan bases are doing exactly that — and savvy betto...
10:48, 05/10/2019

Producers price index increased 0.1 percent in August The Producer Price Index, which measures the average change in the prices domestic producers receive for their output, increased 0.1 percent in August, according to a new report by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics....
16:48, 09/11/2019

61 percent of Americans oppose impeaching Trump: poll Nearly 70 percent of American voters believe a sitting president should be able to be charged criminally, but 61 percent oppose Congress beginning the process to impeach President Trump, a new survey released Wednesday found. The Quinnipiac Universit...
12:32, 06/12/2019

Home runs at Triple-A level surge 58 percent According to the organization that governs the minors, 5,752 homers were hit in the International and Pacific Coast Leagues this season. That's up from 3,652 in 2018....
14:16, 09/05/2019

WeWork Said to Consider Offer for 70 Percent Indian Affiliate Stake WeWork is exploring a deal to take majority control of its affiliate WeWork India ahead of the New York-based company's plans to go public, Bloomberg reported on Thursday....
02:16, 06/14/2019

TMX Group reports 3 percent fall in first-quarter profit TMX Group Ltd, owner of the Toronto Stock Exchange, reported a 3 percent drop in quarterly profit on Thursday, hurt by slower capital formation business....
16:48, 05/09/2019

Chandrayaan-2: ISRO Says 95 Percent of Mission Objectives Accomplished Chandrayaan-2 Moon mission has accomplished 90 to 95 percent of its mission objectives, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said in a new statement on Saturday....
10:48, 09/07/2019

Four Loko teases hard seltzer with 14 percent alcohol Four Loko to White Claw: hold my beer. Four Loko, the controversial canned malt beverage, is hyping its entry into the hard seltzer market. The “drank” brand tweeted out a picture Tuesday of a new bubbly beverage called Sour Seltzer. The ...
11:32, 08/14/2019

Huawei phone sales increased by over 20 percent despite sanctions Huawei has seen its business hold steady through the first half of 2019 despite the international issues that surround it. The company has been accused of being too close to China's leadership, producing insecure products that could be used for ...
09:16, 07/30/2019

Amazon is offering up to 45 percent discounts on new Fossil smartwatches Fossil is not ranked among the world's top five smartwatch vendors, but something tells us it would be if the fashion brand consistently charged less money for its arguably stylish and objectively feature-packed Wear OS devices. It's not that the Fos...
01:32, 06/03/2019

Healthcare industry responsible for 10 percent of U.S. carbon emissions The healthcare industry is responsible for 10 percent of carbon emissions in the United States. The industry also emits 9 percent of all harmful non-greenhouse air pollutants in the U.S....
11:16, 08/05/2019

Agent says Warriors' Kevin Durant '100 percent undecided' on where he'll go Rich Kleiman, the agent of Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant, said the superstar is completely undecided on where he'll land as a free agent....
10:00, 05/22/2019

South African president’s new cabinet is 50 percent women JOHANNESBURG — South Africa’s president on Wednesday named a trimmed-down Cabinet that is 50 percent women, making the country’s one of few in the world to be “gender-balanced.” President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement followed similar moves by Ethio...
10:16, 05/30/2019

Dog buried alive on Hawaii beach missing 90 percent of fur HONOLULU COUNTY, Hawaii (WESH)— An animal rescue group rushed to help save a dog that someone had buried alive on a Hawaii beach. Leialoha needs you….This beautiful girl was found by one of our team members. Someone had just buried her and ...
15:16, 07/15/2019

Homeless population increases by 12 percent in Los Angeles County The number of homeless people in California's Los Angeles County increased to nearly 60,000 despite a multi-million dollar investment aimed at ending homelessness....
23:16, 06/04/2019

90 percent of data breaches are caused by human error A new report from Kaspersky Lab has revealed that security incidents in public cloud infrastructure are more likely to occur as a result of a customer's employees rather than by actions carried out by cloud providers.The cybersecurity firm'...
10:16, 05/08/2019

Scientists on the verge of creating 100 percent recyclable plastic We’re surrounded by plastics for much of our lives. Plastics are cheap and easy to make, they’re often incredibly durable and they last just about forever. Unfortunately, those upsides are also terrible news for the environment, as plastic waste cont...
10:16, 05/08/2019

Bitcoin Drops More Than 10 Percent as Scrutiny of Cryptocurrencies Grows Bitcoin slumped more than 10 percent over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Facebook's planned Libra digital coin....
10:16, 07/15/2019

How The 2019 Mercedes G550 Can Actually Climb Up A 100 Percent Incline Probably the biggest schtick about the 2019 Mercedes G-Class is that it can drive right up a perfect 100 percent incline (lord knows how many times I saw it do its thing at the G-Class Experience at the Rolex 24)—a pretty tough feat of engineering th...
02:48, 08/09/2019

Nissan Will Axe 10 Percent of Its Products Following a Catastrophic First Half of 2019 Nissan has had a rough go at the whole making and selling cars thing this year, as evidenced by the company’s June financial statement released Tuesday afternoon. The report indicates that Nissan’s global production shrank by 10.9% in the first half ...
17:16, 07/30/2019

Target shares up 15 percent on strong profit forecast Target raised its annual profit forecast on Wednesday after reporting better-than-expected quarterly results as higher investments to remodel stores and beef up digital business drew in more shoppers, sending shares up nearly 15 percent. The retailer...
06:32, 08/21/2019

Ex-GE CEO Jack Welch sells Midtown condo for 34 percent off Ex-General Electric CEO Jack Welch has finally sold his One Beacon Court perch for $17 million, according to city property records. The 46th-floor condo first went on the market for $25.9 million last year. That’s a 34 percent discount off of t...
16:16, 06/06/2019

Acer's Predator PowerGem could boost CPU performance by over 12 percent Between some powerful updates to its creator-focused ConceptD PC series and new Predator gaming laptops, Acer wanted to show off its latest component innovations on stage. At the company's IFA press event, Acer boss Jason Chen brandished the Pre...
04:48, 09/04/2019

Humans Have Transformed 70 Percent of Land on Earth. We Have a Choice for What We Do Next In what feels like it’s becoming a regular ritual in self-flagellation, scientists have released a new special report documenting the perilous state of our planet. The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report focuses on how huma...
16:16, 08/08/2019

Nearly 60 Percent of Lamborghini's Sales So Far This Year Have Been Urus SUVs Lamborghini has been delivering the Urus, which you might pronounce “Yur-us” but Lamborghini definitely pronounces “Oo-rus,” for about a year now. In that year, the SUV has skyrocketed Lamborghini’s sales numbers, and currently makes up nearly 60 per...
12:48, 07/02/2019

DHS predicts up to 25 percent drop in migrant apprehensions at border WASHINGTON — Border Patrol agents are on track to apprehend up to 25 percent fewer undocumented immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in June compared to May, acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan said at a press confe...
17:16, 06/28/2019

Bitcoin 20 percent spike puzzles Wall Street Bitcoin is back — and even bulls are befuddled. The controversial cryptocurrency surged more than 20 percent on Wednesday — briefly climbing as high as $13,879.24 in the afternoon — as investors scratched their heads over what might be driving the ey...
19:32, 06/26/2019

Amazon pledges 100 percent renewable energy by 2030 Online shopping giant Amazon revealed a carbon footprint Thursday that rivals that of a small country and vowed to reduce the damage to the planet by cutting its use of fossil fuels....
13:32, 09/20/2019

Small-business owners look to grab this 20 percent tax break The qualified business income deduction is a tempting tax break for entrepreneurs — as long as they are eligible to take it. Here's what you should know....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Border apprehensions decline 28 percent following US-Mexico partnership, DHS says The Department of Homeland Security announced Tuesday that apprehensions at the southwest border plummeted in June after the Mexican government agreed early in the month -- under the threat of punishing U.S. tariffs -- to dramatically step up its own...
17:32, 07/09/2019

Tesla to reduce solar panel prices by up to 38 percent - NYT Tesla Inc plans to announce that it has begun selling solar panels and related equipment for up to 38 percent below the national average price, the New York Times reported on Tuesday....
00:48, 04/30/2019

French Lawmakers Approve 3 Percent Tax on Online Giants France's lower house of parliament approved Thursday a small, pioneering tax on internet giants like Google, Amazon, and Facebook - and the French government hopes other countries will follow suit....
07:00, 07/04/2019

Tesla to reduce solar panel prices by up to 38 percent: NYT Tesla Inc plans to announce on Tuesday that it has started selling solar panels and related equipment for up to 38 percent below the national average price, the New York Times reported on Tuesday....
01:32, 04/30/2019

Mastercard profit rises 27 percent as it processes more payments Mastercard Inc reported a 26.7 percent rise in quarterly profit on Tuesday, as a strong U.S. job market and a boom in online shopping boosted transaction volumes on the company's payment network....
05:48, 04/30/2019

US added 224,000 jobs in June, unemployment ticks up to 3.7 percent US job growth rebounded strongly in June, but moderate wage gains and mounting evidence that the economy was slowing sharply could still encourage the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this month. The Labor Department’s closely watched employment...
12:16, 07/05/2019

Global marijuana use rose by 60 percent over the past decade More people than ever are smoking weed around the world. But how can we decide whether to condemn or support the devil's lettuce when our own governments can't seem to figure it out?...
09:16, 06/26/2019

SoCal has 8 percent chance of another huge quake this week There's an 8 percent chance that Southern California could be rocked by another magnitude 6.0 or above earthquake this week, according to seismologists....
09:00, 07/09/2019

Taliban: Afghan peace talks with U.S. '80-90 percent finished' Peace talks between the United States and the Taliban militant group have made "spectacular progress" during negotiations to finish nearly two decades of fighting in Afghanistan, representatives said Wednesday....
10:32, 07/03/2019

Logitech fourth-quarter profit rises 22 percent Logitech International SA said keyboards and mice for players of multiplayer online games like Fortnite had surged as the peripherals maker on Tuesday reported a 22 percent increase in profit during its fourth quarter....
19:00, 04/29/2019

Refunds for US-to-Dominican Republic plane tickets up 127 percent The number of refunds for plane tickets from the US to the Dominican Republic skyrocketed 127 percent so far this year, compared to the same period last year, amid the recent string of tourist deaths and illnesses in the embattled country, according ...
11:16, 07/02/2019

Brazil plans to slash funding of universities by 30 percent Education officials in Brazil’s far-right government say they are slashing university funding 30%, a move at least partly motivated by complaints about partisan activities on campus...
16:32, 05/01/2019

2 dead of Legionnaires' disease after staying at Bulgaria resort Medical authorities say Legionnaires' disease has killed two British citizens, who were both likely exposed while on vacation to Bulgaria this summer....
04:00, 08/23/2019

Is targeting brain inflammation the key to beating Alzheimer’s disease? The past decade of Alzheimer’s disease research has been fraught with disappointment. Years of focus on one hallmark of the disease ultimately resulted in no progress toward treatment or prevention. Could inflammation be the key to finding a dr...
20:00, 07/12/2019

Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak May Have Sickened Dozens in Atlanta The state said 11 people had contracted the disease and 55 more cases were “probable.” A Sheraton hotel linked to the outbreak has voluntarily closed for now....
07:48, 07/30/2019

After Dorian, disease is next threat on shattered Bahamian island Piles of debris, decaying human and animal corpses and fetid water on storm-hammered Great Abaco Island in the Bahamas are posing a new risk for those who survived Hurricane Dorian's wrath: Disease....
12:00, 09/12/2019

Could gut bacteria explain the link between stress and autoimmune disease? A mouse study shows that persistent social stress alters gut bacteria in ways that raise the likelihood of immune system attacks on the body's own tissues....
12:16, 05/16/2019

While battling a deadly disease, this doctor found his own cure When David Fajgenbaum was in medical school, he was diagnosed with a rare and potentially deadly disease of the lymph nodes. There were very few treatments available and no cure. So, he had to take matters into his own hands. “There were no promising...
02:32, 09/10/2019

How to defeat the disease that killed half the people who ever lived Malaria is humanity's greatest scourge. But genetic technologies that threaten to send mosquitoes extinct are problematic, and no substitute for practical action now...
07:32, 08/26/2019

FDA investigates possible link between certain pet foods and heart disease in dogs The agency is investigating more than 500 cases of canine heart disease, identifying the brands of dog food that have been most frequently fed to pets with the disease, including Blue Buffalo, Merrick and Rachel Ray Nutrish....
18:48, 06/28/2019

Bayer's MRI contrast agent gets FDA approval for use in cardiac disease Bayer AG on Monday said U.S. regulators approved its contrast agent for use in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to assess patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease....
10:16, 07/15/2019

Cervical cancer can be eliminated. We must do more to prevent this deadly disease Only a few cancers can be eradicated around the world. Cervical cancer is one. We have the tools and technical expertise to eliminate cervical cancer in the United States, but we lack the leadership, drive and advocacy to make this happen. That must ...
20:48, 09/07/2019

Florida’s palm trees under attack by deadly disease DAVIE, Fla. — Florida’s iconic palm trees are under attack from a fatal disease that turns them to dried crisps in months, with no chance for recovery once they become ill. Spread by a rice-sized, plant-hopping insect, lethal bronzing has gone from a...
07:00, 08/20/2019

Measles nears record in US as the disease spreads in New York The CDC confirmed 71 new cases of measles last week, bringing the total for the year to 626 cases. In 2010, the worst year on record since measles was said to be eradicated in the U.S., the CDC confirmed 667 cases....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Facebook Releases Maps to Help Fight Disease Outbreak Facebook has built new maps that can help its health partners better understand where people live, how they are moving and whether they have connectivity....
00:00, 05/21/2019

Deadly olive tree disease spreads to France Two trees infected with subspecies of Xylella fastidiosa that killed 1m trees in ItalyA deadly disease estimated to have killed a million olive trees in Italy has spread to France.The French agriculture ministry announced the discovery of the bacteri...
08:01, 09/09/2019

Dozens Of US Teens Hospitalised With Lung Disease After Vaping US health officials are investigating the cases of dozens of people, mainly teens, who were hospitalized with severe lung injuries in recent weeks after vaping, though the precise cause of their......
17:00, 08/15/2019

Gum disease treatment for Alzheimer’s lowers signs of inflammation A small trial testing a new kind of treatment for Alzheimer’s that blocks the toxins of P. gingivalis bacteria has had some encouraging preliminary results...
11:16, 07/17/2019

Researchers find cause for increased disease burden after midlife When important molecular programs that encourage longevity begin to break down, that's when the body crosses over into the stage of a midlife crisis....
14:16, 06/06/2019

Malnutrition, disease rising in North Korea: aid organization Rates of malnutrition and disease are increasing in North Korea as it faces a harvest that is half of what was expected, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said on Thursday....
01:32, 07/18/2019

U.S. aquariums try to save Florida corals as disease spreads Aquariums around the United States are helping to preserve coral species from the Florida Reef, saving them from a deadly disease that is killing major portions of the undersea ecosystem....
01:48, 09/13/2019

Liver disease related to obesity and diabetes rising in U.S. (Reuters Health) - The only liver disease becoming more widespread in the U.S. is one driven by obesity and diabetes, even as other types of liver disorders linked to drinking or hepatitis are becoming less common, researchers say....
06:32, 08/15/2019

Brazil reports atypical case of mad cow disease: ministry The Brazilian government reported on Friday a case of atypical mad cow disease in an animal in Mato Grosso state, according to a statement from the country's Agriculture Ministry....
15:00, 05/31/2019

Protein promotes DNA repair, may treat Parkinson's disease Alpha-synuclein works to repair DNA damage in neurons of mice, which may prevent cell death -- and could lead to new treatments for Parkinson's disease and similar conditions, according to new research....
22:16, 07/29/2019

Experimental Alzheimer’s drug targets gum disease bacteria A small trial testing a new kind of treatment for Alzheimer’s that blocks the toxins of P. gingivalis bacteria has had some encouraging preliminary results...
03:32, 07/18/2019

4 Your Health: Severe lung disease linked to vaping Reports of severe lung disease linked to vaping continue to rise. According to the CDC, there are 153 possible cases reported in 16 states. No deaths have been reported, but some patients have required ongoing mechanical breathing assistance. The ill...
19:32, 08/22/2019

Loss of the UK’s ash trees due to fungal disease may cost £15 billion Ash dieback, a fungal disease in the UK’s ash trees, could cost the country nearly £15 billion in clean-up and lost ecosystem benefits like carbon sequestration...
10:48, 05/06/2019

Concussion in sport: brain disease found in two former NRL players Study conducted on brains donated by ex-professionalsDisease can often lead to depression and other issuesA disease linked to repeated concussions in American sport has been found in the brains of two former Australian rugby league players. The disco...
21:00, 06/26/2019

These Scientists Want to Redefine Alzheimer's as a 'Double-Prion' Disease Researchers this week say their work should upturn the conventional narrative of how Alzheimer’s disease happens. They argue the progression of Alzheimer’s is driven by a very specific form of two proteins that play a crucial role in the disease, and...
06:32, 05/03/2019

Seventh person dies from vaping-associated lung disease A California person has died from a vaping-associated lung disease that has now killed at least seven people and sickened nearly 400 people, California health officials announced Monday....
14:48, 09/17/2019

F.D.A. Links 16 Brands of Dog Food to Canine Heart Disease Most of the dog foods identified in the new F.D.A. report, the latest in a monthslong investigation, contain peas, lentils and other grain alternatives....
05:00, 06/30/2019

Psychological intervention helps patients prevent gum disease Researchers observed a reduction in dental plaque and bleeding, as well as an increase in dental cleanings among adults with moderate periodontal disease....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Disease that can be transferred from dog to human confirmed in Iowa, officials say The zoonotic disease, known as "canine Brucellosis," is spread through reproductive fluids. Instances were found at a small-dog breeding facility.        ...
13:48, 05/12/2019

Lifestyle stressed in cardiovascular disease prevention guideline NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new guideline from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association emphasizes social determinants of health and calls for their incorporation into shared decision-making to optimize prevention of ca...
18:16, 08/09/2019

Belly fat in menopausal women may contribute more to heart disease than BMI Belly fat may contribute more to developing heart disease than overall body fat, as new research shows a higher percentage of women with high belly fat also had coronary heart disease....
17:32, 08/28/2019

How NASA satellites are helping track disease outbreaks Mosquito-borne diseases are responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths worldwide every year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), which is why NASA has been working to help track outbreaks ....
10:48, 07/05/2019

Altering an unhealthy gut microbiome could stave off chronic disease New research in mice shows that turning an unhealthy microbiome into a healthy one may provide an alternative way to stave off cardiovascular disease....
18:32, 08/28/2019

Growing evidence suggests Parkinson's disease starts in gut Research shows key proteins in disease can spread from gastrointestinal tract to brainEvidence that Parkinson’s disease may start off in the gut is mounting, according to new research showing proteins thought to play a key role in the disease can spr...
11:00, 06/26/2019

FDA investigates possible link between certain dog food brands, heart disease CNBC – The Food and Drug Administration is investigating a potential link between certain brands of dog food, including Blue Buffalo, Merrick and Rachel Ray Nutrish, and an increased risk of heart disease in pets. The agency is looking into mor...
13:48, 07/01/2019

Extreme hypertension in pregnancy tied to kidney disease (Reuters Health) - Women who develop preeclampsia, a form of dangerously high blood pressure during pregnancy, are 5 times more likely to develop end-stage kidney disease later in life than women who have normal blood pressure during pregnancy, a Swe...
23:00, 08/30/2019

Many Americans mistakenly use aspirin to prevent heart disease (Reuters Health) - - Many Americans regularly take aspirin without a doctor's recommendation, believing it will protect their hearts, a new study finds. The problem is that for those who don't already have heart disease, aspirin comes with some dange...
16:16, 07/22/2019

WWE's Part-Timer Disease Is Now A Year-Round Problem Monday’s episode of Raw closed with The Miz hosting a contract signing for what was supposed to be a SummerSlam match with Dolph Ziggler, which certainly sounds like typical WWE stuff. The fact that it was happening in the main event was a bit suspic...
22:48, 08/08/2019

Vitamin D, estradiol may protect against heart disease, diabetes Vitamin D and estrogen supplements may reduce various indicators of metabolic syndrome such as obesity, hyperglycemia, insulin resistance, and type 2 diabetes....
12:32, 06/12/2019

Woman Dies After Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak in Atlanta Public health officials have confirmed 12 cases of the disease, including one death. A downtown Atlanta hotel has temporarily closed in the aftermath....
09:16, 08/08/2019

Sen. Johnny Isakson to retire, citing Parkinson’s disease Georgia GOP Sen. Johnny Isakson said Wednesday he would retire at the end of the year as he continues battling Parkinson’s disease, setting up two elections for key Senate seats in the Peach State in 2020. Isakson has served in the Senate since 2005,...
13:00, 08/28/2019

FDA Says It's Still Investigating Possible Link Between Some Dog Foods and Canine Heart Disease The Food and Drug Administration said this week that it is continuing to investigate a troubling link between some pet food types and potentially fatal heart disease in dogs. As the investigation into any connection is ongoing, no pets foods have yet...
02:00, 06/29/2019

Vitamin E oil thickeners explored as vaping lung disease cause Illicit THC vape cartridges being cut with a thickening agent such as Vitamin E oil may be the cause of the severe lung condition linked to vaping, some industry sources believe....
17:00, 09/10/2019

Support for South Africa's ANC at 51-61 percent, opinion polls show South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) appears headed for victory in next month's election, as President Cyril Ramaphosa seeks to strike a reforming tone, with three opinion polls showing support ranging between 51 and 61 percent....
08:16, 04/30/2019

DoubleLine's Gundlach sees better than 50 percent chance new tariffs happen Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer at DoubleLine Capital, said on CNBC on Tuesday that he sees a better than 50 percent chance that new tariffs will happen....
10:32, 05/07/2019

NASA Data Shows Less Than 60 Percent Lunar Missions Have Been Successful Chandrayaan-2 Moon mission's plan to soft land the Vikram module on the lunar surface did not go as per script. The success ratio of lunar missions undertaken is less than 60 percent, as per NASA's......
10:48, 09/07/2019

No clear majority in Spain's election with 80 percent of votes counted Neither the rightist or the leftist political bloc in Spain was holding a clear majority in Sunday's national election, according to a tally of results from the interior ministry with 80 percent of votes counted....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Poll: U.S. approval of tech companies has fallen 21 percent since 2015 The number of Americans who believe tech companies have a positive impact on the country has dropped by 21 percent over the past four years, a Pew Research poll released Monday indicates....
12:16, 07/30/2019

No clear majority in Spain's election with 50 percent of votes counted Neither the rightist or the leftist political bloc in Spain was holding a clear majority in Sunday's national election, according to a tally of results from the interior ministry with 50 percent of votes counted....
14:16, 04/28/2019

No clear majority in Spain's election with 20 percent of votes counted Neither the rightist or the leftist political bloc in Spain won a clear majority in Sunday's national election, according to an early tally of results from the interior ministry with 20 percent of votes counted....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Supreme Court ruling could threaten Apple’s 30 percent app commission Enlarge (credit: Chesnot/Getty Images) A narrowly divided Supreme Court is allowing a group of consumers to move forward with a lawsuit charging that Apple overcharges customers for App Store purchases. Apple had asked courts to throw out the lawsu...
19:16, 05/13/2019

North Atlantic Ocean productivity has dropped 10 percent during Industrial era Virtually all marine life depends on the productivity of phytoplankton — microscopic organisms that work tirelessly at the ocean’s surface to absorb the carbon dioxide that gets dissolved into the upper ocean from the atmosphere. Through photosynt...
11:16, 05/06/2019

Flipkart to Replace 40 Percent of Its Delivery Vans With Electric Vehicles Flipkart said late Thursday it plans to replace nearly 40 percent of its current fleet of delivery vans with electric vehicles (EVs) by March 2020, as part of its efforts to cut down on its carbon......
01:32, 06/28/2019

Nearly 40 percent of 18 to 24-year-olds do not wear deodorant, poll finds TUCSON – With the 100-degree temperatures hitting southern Arizona, Tucsonans may find themselves a little sweatier than normal. According to a new poll, you may notice people 18 to 24 years old may smell a little more “interesting”...
12:48, 06/18/2019

Two percent of the world’s North Atlantic right whales have died in the last two months Eight deaths in Canadian waters since the start of June is alarming those who thought they had been making progress in protecting the endangered species....
11:48, 08/01/2019

Czech finance ministry plans 7 percent rate for new digital tax The Czech Finance Ministry said on Tuesday it was finalizing a plan to tax global internet giants and would submit a proposal by the end of May for a 7 percent rate....
14:16, 04/30/2019

Realme X to Sport 91.2 Percent Screen Ratio, Pop-Up Selfie Camera Realme X is to launch in China alongside Realme X Youth Edition aka Realme X Lite, which is expected to be the rebranded version of the Realme 3 Pro....
08:48, 05/07/2019

Hedge funds up 7 percent in 2019 but struggling in broader market Hedge funds are gaining steadily this year but still lagging well behind the broader market. The $3.2 trillion industry gained 7 percent through April, when the S&P 500 popped 17.5 percent, according to data released Tuesday by Preqin. While hedgies ...
15:16, 05/21/2019

Opinion: There is a 100 percent chance Phil Mickelson won’t win this US Open This should have been Phil Mickelson's chance to crown a legendary career and vault himself into a select group of greats, but he's angered the Golf Gods.        ...
11:32, 06/12/2019

Economy adds 164,000 new jobs in July, unemployment stands at 3.7 percent US job growth slowed in July and wages picked up moderately, which together with an escalation in trade tensions between the United States and China could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates again next month. The Labor Departmen...
06:16, 08/03/2019

September Trading at CBOE Futures Exchange Up 154 Percent Over Year Ago CHICAGO, Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that September 2011 trading volume totaled nearly one million contracts, and average daily volume was almost 50,000 contracts, both up 154 percent from year ag...
22:48, 05/01/2019

Ford To Cut 7,000 Jobs, About 10 Percent of Its Salaried White-Collar Workers (DETROIT) — Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles by parting ways with 7,000 white-collar workers worldwide, about 10 percent of its global salaried w...
10:00, 05/20/2019

Android Pie hits 10 percent adoption two months ahead of its ancestors Google left people in the dark regarding Android Pie's adoption for more than half a year, but it's finally lifting the curtain -- and Pie is doing better than its predecessors. Updated stats supplied to VentureBeat show that 10.4 percent ...
20:48, 05/07/2019

GDP growth slows in second quarter, missing Trump’s 3 percent target US economic growth in 2018 missed the Trump administration’s 3 percent target by any measure, which could renew criticism of the White House’s $1.5 trillion in tax cuts. The Commerce Department said on Friday that gross domestic product increased at ...
10:32, 07/26/2019

Bill de Blasio calls for 70 percent tax rate on wealthy in Dem debate New York Mayor Bill de Blasio sought to establish himself an unapologetic progressive during the first Democratic debate here on Wednesday, saying wealthy Americans should pay 70 percent of income in taxes....
19:32, 06/26/2019

Albemarle says new technology will boost Chilean lithium output by 30 percent Albemarle Corp said on Thursday it is moving forward on a project to boost Chilean lithium production by 30 percent without using more brine from the environmentally sensitive Salar de Atacama, the world's driest desert....
08:00, 05/09/2019

Canadian National Railway first-quarter profit rises 6 percent Canadian National Railway Co reported a 6 percent jump in quarterly profit on Monday, as the country's largest railroad operator shipped higher volumes of petroleum and chemical products....
14:16, 04/29/2019

Futures Now: Crude oil is down more than 3 percent on US-China trade tensions, here's where it could be headed "Futures Now" Anthony Grisanti of Tickertocker and Jim Iuorio of TJM Institutional Services discuss what they're watching in the energy sector as crude continues to trade lower with CNBC's Eric Chemi....
13:49, 09/03/2019

Chopper tour in ‘doors-off’ crash offering same flights at 40 percent off The helicopter company involved in a sightseeing tour that killed all five passengers on board is offering deep discounts for similar, “doors-off” flights amid a pending probe of the practice, US Sen. Charles Schumer said Sunday. FlyNYON&...
17:32, 07/21/2019

U.S. youth suicides rise 29 percent after Netflix debut of '13 Reasons Why' Suicides by young Americans rose by almost a third in the month following the 2017 streaming debut of popular Netflix television series "13 Reasons Why," in which a teenage girl is shown slitting her wrists, a U.S. study showed on Monday....
14:32, 04/29/2019

US-China Trade War Could Make iPhone Models 3 Percent More Expensive The ongoing trade-war between the US and China has caused Apple's iPhone production costs to rise as much as 3 per cent because of the new retaliatory tariffs imposed by Beijing....
09:32, 05/15/2019

Shoppers Help Lift Amazon’s Sales 20 Percent, but Its Shares Fall Amazon has expanded one-day shipping options in hopes of increasing sales. The retailer beat Wall Street’s expectations for sales, but fell short on earnings....
14:16, 07/25/2019

Anti-Semitic crime rose 20 percent in Germany last year BERLIN – Anti-Semitic crime rose by almost 20 percent in Germany last year, the interior minister said on Tuesday, blaming most incidents on individuals espousing far-right world views. Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said around 90 percent of...
03:48, 05/15/2019

Gallup: Confidence in church or organized religion falls to 36 percent Thirty-six percent of respondents to a new Gallup poll released Monday said they have confidence in the church or organized religion, a far cry from the 60-plus percent confidence the institutions enjoyed in the 1970s....
12:48, 07/08/2019

UK police's facial recognition system has an 81 percent error rate Facial recognition technology is mistakenly targeting four out of five innocent people as wanted suspects, according to findings from the University of Essex. The report -- which was commissioned by Scotland Yard -- found that the technology used by....
14:00, 07/04/2019

Warrantless searches of Americans’ data spiked 28 percent in 2018 An annual transparency report published by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence shows warrantless searches of Americans' data jumped 28 percent in 2018. According to the report, the National Security Agency (NSA) conducted 9,637 w...
19:32, 04/30/2019

Grubhub’s profits plunge 96 percent as it grapples with fake-fee outcry Grubhub scrambled to fend off allegations that it’s been charging bogus fees to restaurants and setting up fake websites to take orders, even as it reported a 96-percent profit plunge. On a Tuesday conference call with analysts, chief executive Matt ...
13:48, 07/30/2019

‘Salt queen’ artist’s FiDi condo returns for 40 percent off Artist Bettina Werner — the “salt queen” known for her pieces made out of salt crystals — will take a hit on her FiDi condo at 15 Broad St. Her home is back on the market for $1.99 million, 40 percent less than its original $3.39 million asking price...
18:48, 06/12/2019

CBOE Holdings Increases Quarterly Dividend By 10 Percent, To $0.23 Per Share CHICAGO, IL – July 29, 2015 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a 10-percent increase in the company’s quarterly cash dividend, to $0.23 from $0.21 per share of common stock. The change will b...
14:00, 05/01/2019

Controversial stablecoin Tether is only 74 percent backed by cash (and other assets) Tether’s lawyer has now admitted that the stablecoin is only 74 percent backed by cash and equivalents, according to an affidavit filed on Tuesday. In the filing, Stuart Hoegner, the company’s general counsel, said Tether held approximately $2.1 bill...
05:32, 05/01/2019

New standard Switch model will improve battery life 40 to 80 percent Enlarge (credit: YouTube / Aban Tech) Last week, we broke down the evidence that Nintendo was working on a new model of the standard Switch to go alongside the recently announced, portable-only Switch Lite. Today, Nintendo confirmed the existence o...
16:48, 07/17/2019

There's A 14 Percent Chance That A Generation Of Accursed Knicks Fandom Has Been Worth It In tonight’s draft lottery the Knicks have a 14 percent chance of obtaining the first pick and Zion Williamson. They were the worst team in the NBA, but this year, odds have been flattened out at the top of the lottery to disincentivize tanking. So t...
15:16, 05/14/2019

Verizon has the big-battery Moto G7 Power on sale at a 50 percent discount For a mid-range device, the Moto G7 Power is certainly shining in the US carrier support department, with official availability ranging from Verizon to T-Mobile, Cricket Wireless, and Metro in addition to the typical slew of major authorized retailer...
23:16, 05/17/2019

Uber and Lyft increased traffic delays in San Francisco by 40 percent Uber and Lyft say they help cut down on vehicle congestion, but a new analysis of San Francisco traffic found they did the opposite over a six year period...
13:00, 05/08/2019

Mexico's America Movil reports 3.6 percent jump in net profit America Movil, the telecommunications giant of Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, reported a first-quarter net profit of 19.44 billion pesos ($1 billion) on Monday, up 3.6 percent from the year-ago period and exceeding analysts' expectations....
16:32, 04/29/2019

A BMW Dealer Tried Mechanically Totaling An M5, So The Owner Fixed It at Home For 90 Percent Less When the BMW dealership gave Alex Palmeri a $17,000 estimate to fix his 409,000 E39 M5, the car was mechanically totaled. At that price, it would cost most of its value to repair. Palmeri wasn’t ready to give up, though....
18:48, 09/07/2019

Top Developers Earned 64 Percent More on App Store vs Google Play: Report Mobile analytics firm Sensor Tower has released a new report that claims that the top app developers app stores make considerably more money on Apple's App Store compared to Google's Play Store....
04:48, 06/21/2019

Kellogg to replace CFO, earnings dive 36.5 percent; shares drop Kellogg Co said on Thursday it will replace its chief financial officer, and the breakfast foods and snacks maker reported a 36.5 percent decline in first-quarter earnings, citing a strong U.S. dollar and higher costs....
10:32, 05/02/2019

OnePlus 7T to Offer 23 Percent Faster Charging With Warp Charge 30T: CEO Lau further claims that Warp Charge 30T is able fast charge without overheating, even enabling phone users the capability to game while they charge their devices....
13:00, 09/21/2019

Maple Leaf Foods quarterly profit surges 80 percent Canada's Maple Leaf Foods Inc reported a 80 percent jump in quarterly profit on Thursday, primarily driven by higher prices for its products and lower input costs for its prepared meats....
04:32, 05/02/2019

U.S. economy grew 3.2 percent in early 2019, smashing expectations The strong growth at the start of the year was mainly driven by a smaller trade deficit and businesses beefing up their inventories, factors that aren't expected to last....
10:32, 04/28/2019

ARM's latest chip designs promise 60 percent faster AI on phones ARM isn't boasting about PC-crushing performance like it did in 2018, but it still has plenty of swagger going into Computex 2019. The designer has unveiled two new chip architectures that promise giant strides in performance, especially for AI...
23:48, 05/26/2019

Ten of Anker's best charging accessories are on sale today only at up to 42 percent discounts It almost feels like Anker's popular charging accessories and audio products are more often discounted than they're not, but even by those standards, Amazon's latest humongous 24-hour-only sale looks incredibly compelling. A whole bunch of well-revie...
11:32, 06/19/2019

CHEAP: Get a ridiculously good Dyson cordless vacuum for 61 percent off Corded vacuum cleaners suck (I’m sorry). The cables snag. Your range is limited to the nearest available wall socket. They’re often bulky and cumbersome. And, if you’re as hopelessly clumsy as I am, you’re perennially tripping on the wires. Lugging m...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Trump: U.S. backs Israel 100 percent against Gaza rocket attacks President Donald Trump said on Sunday the United States fully supported Israel's response to a barrage of rockets fired from Gaza and called for an end to the Palestinian militant attacks, warning Gazans such actions would bring them "nothing but mor...
18:32, 05/05/2019

Michael Bloomberg sasses Elizabeth Warren for digs on the 1 percent DES MOINES, IOWA – Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he sassed Sen. Elizabeth Warren for making the super rich her political punching bag. “If my company wouldn’t be successful, we wouldn’t be here today,” Bloomberg said he told...
19:16, 08/10/2019

NIH-funded studies aim to lower opioid deaths by 40 percent in 3 years The National Institute of Drug Abuse will give more than $350 million to support local opioid recovery, prevention and treatment in four states around the country....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Disney shares drop 5 percent in high-spending third quarter Disney shares tumbled 5 percent in after-market trading Tuesday as the Mouse House missed Wall Street’s third-quarter profit and revenue expectations. Chief Executive Bob Iger said the company’s results were weighed down by its merger with Twenty-Fir...
18:48, 08/06/2019

Poll: 53 Percent Of Americans Support Move To Popular Vote (NBC News)– A majority of Americans say that the United States should amend the Constitution to do away with the Electoral College in favor of a national popular vote, but their answers have a lot to do with how they voted in the last president...
06:16, 05/06/2019

Data shows assaults on MTA workers up 39 percent in 2019: union Assaults against subway workers are up 39 percent from last year, the MTA’s largest labor union said Wednesday. Eight-five workers were assaulted through the first eight months of the year — up from 61 through the end of August 2018, unio...
16:48, 09/11/2019

Apple Reportedly Explores Moving 30 Percent of Production Out of China Apple has reportedly asked its major suppliers to assess the cost implications of moving 15 to 30 percent of their production capacity from China to Southeast Asia....
10:32, 06/19/2019

Poll finds 71 percent back transgender people in military ​An overwhelming majority of Americans believe transgender men and women should be able to serve in the US military, a survey released Thursday found. ​Seventy-one percent said they favored allowing transgender people to serve, while only 26 percent ...
16:00, 06/20/2019

'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek says some tumors have shrunk by 50 percent "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek has said in a new interview that some of his tumors have shrunk by 50 percent since he has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer....
07:48, 05/29/2019

Kentucky toddler contracts rare disease from tick bite A toddler fell into a weeklong near-coma in Kentucky after contracting a rare disease from a tick bite, according to his family. Jackson Oblisk’s dad Brandon thought nothing of what he assumed was an innocent insect on his son’s neck in t...
13:16, 06/03/2019