Tag Archives: United States

Of course there’s a school shooting game on Steam

Of course there’s a school shooting game on Steam View more News Company Valve May 25th, 2018

Trump says America needs video games ratings after blaming them for gun cri

Trump says America needs video games ratings after blaming them for gun crime View more News February 23rd, 2018 – 09:56am By Alex

IGDA says there’s no link between video games and gun violence

IGDA says there’s no link between video games and gun violence View more News March 21st, 2018 – 02:19pm By Louise Saul, Staf

Manipulating features of cells ‘could help to slow cancer’

New research, published in the journal Genes & Development, makes the case that manipulating elements of cells called nuclear pores could eventually prevent cancerous cells fro

Mediterranean diet promotes anticancer bacteria in the breast

Diet can influence microbe colonies not only in the gut, but also in other body parts, such as the female breast in mammals. The influence is strong enough to create conditions tha

'Predatory Bacteria' May Be Our Best Hope Against Antibiotic Resistance

Military scientists are looking at aggressive bacteria that use grappling hooks and pack hunting to kill other bacteria. Getty Images Everything in nature has a predator. Humans re

Smokers Have a Higher Risk of Developing Dementia

Researchers say smoking can damage heart health as well as brain health. Does smoking raise your risk of memory problems later in life? A new study conducted by researchers at Seo

How to Safely Introduce Your Baby to Peanuts and Other Food Allergens

Experts weigh in with advice every parent should know. Photo: Getty Images Is your baby at risk for developing a food allergy? It’s a question that concerns many new and expectant

New Flu Drug from Japan Doing Well in U.S. Clinical Trials

Single-dose drug alleviates flu symptoms more efficiently than Tamiflu. When will it be available? Getty Images As the United States braces for what’s likely to be another deadly f

Why Is Giving Birth in the U.S. so Dangerous for Women of Color?

American mothers die in childbirth at higher rates than in any other developed country — and those most at risk are mothers of color. Getty Images Elise Salazar was 19 years old wh

Drug May Slow Brain Atrophy in People with Progressive MS

Clinical trials indicate ibudilast could be effective in slowing the advancement of brain atrophy in progressive multiple sclerosis patients. Getty Images Progress is being made in

Why Edible Insects Are the Next Superfood Trend

Don’t bug out, incorporating edible insects into your diet is a healthy choice for you — and the environment. Getty Images A culture is defined by many things, and often food is hi

Heart Disease Risk Can Be Lowered by Combining Statins with Blood Pressure Drugs

Researchers say prescribing statins along with blood pressure medications improves the survival odds for people with hypertension. The number of deaths from stroke and heart diseas

Dog Flu: Why It’s Smart to Vaccinate Your Pet Now

Here’s everything you need to know about the highly contagious dog flu and how to protect your pet this season. Photo: Getty Images In January 2004, a pack of greyhounds at a Flori

Aust dollar at 18-mth low on global woes

The Australian dollar has slipped to an 18-month low against the US greenback as a slump in the Turkish lira pushed investors to safe-haven currencies. Swati PandeyReutersAugust 13

Hormone Linked to Heart Problems May Also Increase Diabetes Risk

Researchers say aldosterone can cause high blood pressure and may also impair insulin secretion in the pancreas. Getty Images About 1 in 10 people in the United States have diabete

Lack of Vitamin D + Gum Disease = Higher Diabetes Risk

It appears vitamin D can help prevent gum disease, an ailment that can increase the risk of diabetes. Researchers aren’t sure yet how the three are connected, though. Getty Images

'Killing Eve,' 'The Americans' Top 2018 TCA Awards Nominations

The nominees for the 2018 TCA Awards are here! Killing Eve and The Americans lead the 34th annual awards show with five and four nominations respectively, the