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Psoriasis tied to higher risk of serious liver disease

Posted on: December 13th, 2017 | No Comments
(Reuters Health) – People with chronic inflammatory disorders like psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis may have an increased risk of developing serious liver damage, a recent study suggests. These inflammatory disorders...

Tillerson, in new overture to North Korea, says ready to talk without pre-conditions

Posted on: December 13th, 2017 | No Comments
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered on Tuesday to begin direct talks with North Korea without pre-conditions, backing away from U.S. demands that Pyongyang must first...

Air pollution fine particles linked to poor sperm quality

Posted on: December 12th, 2017 | No Comments
(Reuters Health) – Exposure to fine particles in air pollution may be another factor that affects men’s sperm quality and their fertility, suggest researchers in Taiwan. Although the clinical effect...

Hackers hit U.S., Russian banks in ATM robbery scam: report

Posted on: December 12th, 2017 | No Comments
FRANKFURT (Reuters) – A previously undetected group of Russian-language hackers silently stole nearly $10 million from at least 18 mostly U.S. and Russian banks in recent years by targeting interbank...

Ball brothers sign with Lithuanian club

Posted on: December 12th, 2017 | No Comments
(The Sports Xchange) – Lavar Ball is taking two of his sons to play overseas in Lithuania. LiAngelo Ball, who left UCLA earlier this month without ever playing a game,...

Depression in late teens linked to high school drop out

Posted on: December 11th, 2017 | No Comments
(Reuters Health) – Older teens struggling with depression are more than twice as likely to drop out of high school as peers without that mental illness or those who recovered...

Southern California residents advised to “be ready to go” as wildfires continue to roar

Posted on: December 8th, 2017 | No Comments
Authorities feared the four major fires — ranging from Los Angeles up the Pacific coast to Santa Barbara County – would be whipped up by the region’s notorious westward Santa Ana...

US declaration of Jerusalem sparks protests in the Arab world

Posted on: December 8th, 2017 | No Comments
Palestinian authorities had called a general strike in protest at U.S. President Donald Trump’s Jerusalem announcement on Wednesday, which reversed decades of peacemaking policy regarding a city that Palestinians also...

UNICEF: Babies’ brains damaged by pollution

Posted on: December 8th, 2017 | No Comments
Seventeen million babies under the age of one are breathing toxic air, putting their brain development at risk, the UN children’s agency has warned. Babies in South Asia were worst...

YouTube to launch music subscription service next year: Bloomberg

Posted on: December 8th, 2017 | No Comments
(Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) YouTube plans to introduce a paid music streaming service in March, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter. Record label Warner Music...