Tea-drinkers have lower risk of developing glaucoma12/17/2017 04:00Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness.Published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology, researchers in the United States looked at the results of eye examinations from 1,678 participants aged 40 or over, as well as analysing data from a 2005-200 nationwide health and nutrition survery.But no such associations were found for coffee - caffeinated or decaffeinated - decaffeinated tea, iced tea or soft drinks...
Overall teen drug use is down, but marijuana and vaping are up12/16/2017 07:41It was the first time the annual survey asked about marijuana vaping and "it's much higher than I expected", said Richard Miech, the University of MI researcher who leads the study.The National Institute on Drug Abuse said Thursday that marijuana use among teenagers remains flat or is declining across various age groups, continuing a trend that's lasted for years...
Scientists Confirm That Man Flu Is Real12/15/2017 04:00Women have long moaned about the men in their lives coming down with "man flu" and turning into feeble, moaning boys."The vast majority of robust scientific evidence suggests that flu is not sexist and there is no such thing as "man flu", said Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard, Chair of the Royal College of Global Positioning System...
Western Digital Raises Outlook As Legal Battle With Toshiba Ends12/14/2017 04:00The settlement calls for Western Digital to cease arbitration claims seeking to halt the sale to the Bain consortium in exchange for Toshiba allowing the US partner to invest in a new production line starting next year for advanced memory chips. Western Digital had been unable to keep pace in the bidding war for the spun-off Toshiba Memory Corporation (TMC) and sought to use whatever leverage they had to strengthen their position as one of the few major NAND manufacturers...
Egyptian Singer Sentenced To Prison For "Inciting Debauchery, Harming Public Morality"12/14/2017 04:00Shyma, an Egyptian pop singer, was sentenced to two years in prison for promoting debauchery in a racy music video.Ahmed, better known for her stage name Shyma, was convicted by an Egyptian court to two years and prison and a Dollars 560 fine, for her provocative behavior in the video for her song, "I Have Issues"...