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Scientists develop new obesity treatment that lowers body weight

Scientists develop new obesity treatment that lowers body weight

A protein injection that decreases appetite helps obese monkeys to slim down fast and cuts their risk of diabetes. Based on the observation that obese mice, rats, and humans all had elevated serum concentrations of a protein called GDF15 compared to lean controls, Yumei Xiong and colleagues set out to develop therapies derived from the molecule. In multiple mouse models ... Read More »

Nuns rob Poconos bank! Duo charged with robbing two New Jersey banks

Nuns rob Poconos bank! Duo charged with robbing two New Jersey banks

Two women charged with robbing a pair of New Jersey banks are also suspected of trying to rob a bank in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains while dressed as nuns. The FBI says 19-year-old Swahilys Pedraza-Rodriguez and 23-year-old Melissa Aquino Arias attempted to rob a bank in Pennsylvania’s Poconos region back in August while disguised as nuns. Surveillance photos from the attempted ... Read More »

Maryland office park shooting: 5 Shot, 3 Dead, Suspect At-Large

Maryland office park shooting: 5 Shot, 3 Dead, Suspect At-Large

5 shot, 3 dead in Maryland office park shooting, gunman on the run, Harford sheriff says. A manhunt is under way for 37-year-old Radee Labeeb Prince, who is considered armed and dangerous. Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler said Prince shot his victims with a handgun and then fled Emmorton Business Park in Edgewood, 25 miles northeast of Baltimore. Mr Gahler ... Read More »

Officers fired after United Airlines incident

Officers fired after United Airlines incident

Two officers fired after United Airlines dragging incident; another quits. Three of the Chicago law enforcement officers involved in dragging a Louisville doctor off a United Airlines’ flight in April are no longer on the job, officials revealed Tuesday. Chicago’s Inspector General Joseph Ferguson said an officer and an Aviation Security sergeant were fired, a third officer resigned and another ... Read More »

Researchers May Have Found Out What Causes Dyslexia

Researchers may have found a cause of dyslexia

Two scientists believe they have found a possible cause of dyslexia, their research, published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, looks into the arrangement of cells in the eyes and the effect this has on the brain. They found that in people with the condition, tiny light receptor-cells were arranged in matching patterns in the centre of each eye. ... Read More »

3 US companies funded terror in Iraq

3 US companies funded terror in Iraq

Lawsuit Claims 3 U.S. Companies Funded Terror in Iraq. Several US veterans and relatives of soldiers killed or wounded in Iraq sued five pharmaceutical and medical equipment makers on Tuesday, accusing them in effect of funding an Iraqi terrorist militia that killed hundreds of American soldiers following the 2003 US-led invasion. The civil lawsuit, filed in federal court in Washington, ... Read More »

New Research Says Exercise Yourself To Dead

New Research Says Exercise Yourself To Dead

Exercise is good for you, and the more the better. Right? Maybe not, says a study. The research found that white men who exercise at high levels raise their risk of a buildup of dangerous plaques in their heart by the time they reach middle age. Led by scientists at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Kaiser Permanente, the ... Read More »

Food Warning: ‘Oysters recalled in BC’

Food Warning: Oysters recalled in BC

Industry is recalling certain Pacific Oysters (farm raised) from the marketplace due to a marine biotoxin which causes Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP). The CFIA says the products were sold in Alberta, British Columbia, Quebec but may have been distributed in other provinces and territories. Read More »