Health

Birth defects from zika more far-reaching than thought

Birth defects from zika more far-reaching than thought

Defects included microcephaly, in which a baby's skull is small because the brain hasn't developed properly. Microcephaly is a lifelong condition that can range from mild to severe, but for which there is no known cure or standard treatment.


Evernote CEO explains company's new privacy policy after backlash from users

Evernote CEO explains company's new privacy policy after backlash from users

Consequently, Evernote has canceled this controversial update. Part of Evernote's draw is its ability to synchronize content across devices. " Evernote never has and won't read people's notes without their permission", he said . This decision doesn't mean Evernote will drop the implementation of machine learning solutions into its service, but the company will only offer them as optional products which users will have to request on their own.


The Growth Forecast For Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY)

The Growth Forecast For Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY)

Penserra Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in Bristol-Myers Squibb by 95.3% in the third quarter. A number of Wall Street analysts recently commented on the stock. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) will report its next earnings on 26-Jan-17. The biopharmaceutical company reported $0.77 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.12.


Ageing reversed: Scientists increase lifespan of mice by reprogramming their body's cells

Ageing reversed: Scientists increase lifespan of mice by reprogramming their body's cells

Using a new technique allows mice to not only look younger, but live for 30 per cent longer. It's not yet clear how much of aging can be attributed to each cause , but a substantial amount appears linked to these epigenetic changes. They based their experiment on the wonderful ability of embryonic cells to maintain their youth as the animal holding them ages. In this study, partial reprogramming of cells in vitro reduced DNA damage accumulation and restored nuclear structure.


Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign aims for donations

Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign aims for donations

Today all the toys collected from those Angel Tree ornaments were delivered into open arms. Veteran rockers Blues Traveler have shared a new single in support of The Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign . "I been standing out there most of the day and watching them get their gifts and just to see the smiles when they see the bags coming out of the warehouse"- Grider said.



UK becomes the first country to offer three- parent gene therapy

The DNA from the donor amounts to less than 1 percent of the resulting embryo's genes. The HFEA says this means that the technique can be used in certain cases where alternative treatments would be of little or no benefit to mothers at risk of passing mitochondrial disease onto their children.