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Be aware: Certain bacteria may increase HIV risk for women

Scientists have identified seven bacterial species whose presence in high concentrations may significantly increase the risk of HIV infection in women. The findings, published online in the journal Lancet Infectious Diseases, add strength to a growing body of evidence that the make-up of bacterial communities in the vagina — the vaginal microbiome — may increase or decrease HIV risk for ... Read More »

Hearing loss could be an early sign of dementia

Dementia can have a devastating effect on sufferers and their families, but scientists are still trying to understand exactly why and how it develops, and as yet there is no cure. One of the latest discoveries is that hearing loss could be an early sign of the disease, with researchers at Trinity College Dublin finding an association between age-related hearing loss (ARHL) and the ... Read More »

Drinking tea every day could be linked to a lower risk of glaucoma, study shows

Scientific research has previously shown tea to have a whole host of health benefits – from boosting gut health to improving brain function – and now a new study suggests that it may benefit eyesight. US researchers have found that regularly drinking a hot cup of tea could substantially reduce a person’s likelihood of developing glaucoma – a fairly common eye condition that can result in ... Read More »

Google Chromecast Wi-Fi Interruption Issue Fix to Be Issued on Thursday

HIGHLIGHTS Google has announced fix with a January 18 rollout The fix is coming via a Google Play services update Latest Google Play services beta is also reported to resolve the problem Google has announced a fix for the Wi-Fi issue that had affected a large number Google Chromecastusers worldwide. The new fix is coming through a Google Play services update that is scheduled ... Read More »

Dear teens, the advertisements on your favourite TV show may be making you fat

Junk food advertisements (ads) shown during programmes that are popular with young people, such as talent shows and football matches, drives youngsters to snack more on unhealthy food. Curbing these ads may help decrease the risk of rising obesity, which is a key factor in the development of deadly illness such diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer among others, suggests a ... Read More »

How pharmacists might be able to save the NHS

We all know about the difficulties the NHS faces with regard to funding. The health service is expected to do more and more with less and less cash and not a day goes past without this strain making headlines. Sooner or later the only answer becomes making serious changes to the way that healthcare is delivered, resulting in a system ... Read More »

Anxiety early in life can be an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease in older adults

According to a recent study, anxiety may be an early indicator of Alzheimer’s disease in older adults. The findings support the hypothesis that neuropsychiatric symptoms could represent the early manifestation of Alzheimer’s disease in them. Alzheimer’s disease is a neurodegenerative condition that causes the decline of cognitive function and the inability to carry out daily life activities. Past studies have ... Read More »

Is your child distracted from his studies? Lessons in the wild might be a solution

Are your students unable to concentrate on their lessons in the classroom? Take them for outdoor learning sessions. According to a study, a lesson in the lap of nature can significantly increase children’s attention level and boost their learning. Previous studies say that children suffering from asthma can benefit from living near a park or a greener neighbourhood. While adults exposed ... Read More »

Yakuza 6: The Song of Life Promises to Be as Entertaining as Yakuza 0

HIGHLIGHTS Yakuza 6 is out on March 20 It’s exclusive to the PS4 and PS4 Pro It takes place right after the events of PS3-exclusive Yakuza 5 For many, Yakuza 0 was the entry point into Sega’s long-running Japanese gangster series, a game we considered so good, we awarded it a perfect score. This was followed up by Yakuza Kiwami which was a solid remake ... Read More »

Why Intelligent Disruption in Advertising Will Be the Most Important Trend of 2018

Intelligent disruption will change the way the ad industry functions. Getty Images As we begin another year, is there a phrase or thought that the advertising industry can focus its attention on as we enter 2018? I submit to you two words: intelligent and disruption. According to Merriam-Webster, disrupt is, “to break apart, to throw into disorder, to interrupt the ... Read More »