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Scientists launch VR navigation game to tackle dementia

Scientists launch VR navigation game to tackle dementia Sea Hero Quest VR is free to download starting August 29 and works with Samsung's Gear VR and Facebook's Oculus Rift headsets. "What we really want to be able to do is diagnose people 15 to 20 years earlier than we are now", said David Reynolds, chief science officer of Alzheimer's Research UK, who worked with Deutsche Telekom on the Sea Hero Quest virtual reality video game project. Continua a leggere...

Canakinumab Cuts Cardiovascular Risk Via Reduced Inflammation

Canakinumab Cuts Cardiovascular Risk Via Reduced Inflammation Novartis AG (NOVN.EB) on Sunday said the results of its phase III canakinumab study showed the inflammation treatment could significantly reduce cardiovascular events such as heart attacks, the first evidence to demonstrate that selectively targeting inflammation can cut cardiovascular risk. Continua a leggere...

Roma, Acea: riduzione delle pressioni della rete idrica nelle ore notturne

Roma, Acea: riduzione delle pressioni della rete idrica nelle ore notturne Maria della Pieta', Acquatraversa, Val Melaina, Tufello, Montesacro, Montesacro Alto, Talenti, Conca d'Oro, San Basilio, Casal de' Pazzi, Sacco Pastore, Eur, Tre Fontane, Villaggio Giuliano, Giustiniana Gianicolense, Aurelio Sud, Villa Pamphili, Centro Giano, Ponte Galeria, Centro Storico, Pietralata, Casal Bruciato, Tor Sapienza, La Rustica, Tiburtino Sud, Ostia Nord, Ostia Sud e tutto il litoral... Continua a leggere...

Deloitte sees revenues lift for seventh year running

Deloitte sees revenues lift for seventh year running It is also trying to ramp up its presence in the technology and creative consulting space, announcing a partnership with Apple late previous year and buying Swedish creative agency Acne earlier this month. Audit work contracts won by the group this year include BAE Systems, BP, Centrica and GlaxoSmithKline , giving it a 26 per cent share of the FTSE 100 audit market. Continua a leggere...

Dietary guidelines should focus on reducing consumption of carbs, not fat

Dietary guidelines should focus on reducing consumption of carbs, not fat They found that those who ate plenty of butter, cheese, and meats lived up to 23% longer lives than those who cut back on fats . "Higher intake of fats, including saturated fats , are associated with lower risk of mortality". Instead, the PURE researchers are recommending that about 35% of our calories come from fats. "Loosening the restriction on total fat and saturated fat and imposing lim... Continua a leggere...

Chicago Police Reform Efforts Need Federal Oversight, Rahm Finally Admits

Chicago Police Reform Efforts Need Federal Oversight, Rahm Finally Admits This move would put the issue of a consent decree - and a federal moderator to enforce it - before the courts, bypassing President Donald Trump's Justice Department. "If Chicago is going to remain a city that people choose to live in and raise their families, this has to change". Residents of the city, especially in communities of color, can not continue to live in fear from criminals or the pol... Continua a leggere...

East Haven Police search for knife-wielding man in motel robbery

East Haven Police search for knife-wielding man in motel robbery Police are investigating after a man allegedly robbed a motel employee at knife-point in East Haven on Saturday. Just before 6:00 p.m. on August 27th, a man entered the store, exposed a weapon in his waistband, and demanded cash from the clerk. Continua a leggere...

Additional Minnesota Counties Included In Deer Feeding Ban

Additional Minnesota Counties Included In Deer Feeding Ban A new deer feeding ban is in place until 2019 for 11 central and north-central Minnesota counties surrounding two farms where multiple captive deer were infected with chronic wasting disease. In Fillmore, Houston, Olmsted, Mower, and Winona counties, a ban on feeding and attracting deer has been in place since December 2016 and remains in effect until June 2018. Continua a leggere...

Grizzly bears swap salmon for berries due to climate change

Grizzly bears swap salmon for berries due to climate change This change in diet caused the bears to put on more weight, switching from what Deacy described as a bear's version of the Atkins diet to a vegetarian diet. The bears would usually eat salmon to gain weight for winter, but were instead choosing a less caloric food. A larger concern, however, is how these bears' new vegetarian lifestyle affects the ecosystem. Continua a leggere...

Mor quits Borussia Dortmund for Celta Vigo

Mor quits Borussia Dortmund for Celta Vigo The La Liga club did not disclose the fee for the player, although media reports said that the 20-year-old was purchased for a club record 13 million euros ($15.6 million). "We have respected this request and wish Emre all the best for the future", Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc said. Along with Dembele and Newcastle loanee Mikel Merino, he is the third of last year's recruits to ha... Continua a leggere...

South Dakota's first West Nile death of season reported in Hamlin County

South Dakota's first West Nile death of season reported in Hamlin County The fight against adult mosquitoes and the West Nile virus they carry will continue this week in southern Larimer County. The Jackson County Health Department reports a dead crow found in Jackson County on August 14 has tested positive for West Nile virus, which is the first bird that tested positive for West Nile virus in Jackson County since surveillance for the mosquito-transmitted virus bega... Continua a leggere...

New app uses smartphone selfies to screen for pancreatic cancer

New app uses smartphone selfies to screen for pancreatic cancer The video below provides an overview of the technology , while the team is preparing to present its research next month at the Ubicomp 2017 , the Association for Computing Machinery's International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing. Continua a leggere...

FBI Searching for 2 Bank Robbers Disguised as Nuns in Pennsylvania

FBI Searching for 2 Bank Robbers Disguised as Nuns in Pennsylvania The women, each wearing a black nun's habit and veil, walked into the bank Monday and demanded money from the teller. The Hispanic women are between 5 feet and 5 feet 2 inches tall and one of them displayed a black handgun, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said. Continua a leggere...

Governor activates entire Texas National Guard in response to Harvey

Governor activates entire Texas National Guard in response to Harvey In a rescue effort that recalled the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, helicopters landed near flooded freeways, airboats buzzed across submerged neighbourhoods and high-water vehicles ploughed through water-logged intersections. So far, Brennan-Martin's home and immediate neighborhood remains dry, but he and his wife did have to evacuate his father-in-law. Greg Abbott activated the entire Texas ... Continua a leggere...

Thousands driven from homes, 7 dead, as Harvey hammers Houston

Thousands driven from homes, 7 dead, as Harvey hammers Houston That task force, also called MA-TF1, is one of 28 Urban Search and Rescue teams across the country that are a part of FEMA. But for as much bad treatment of other humans that we've seen in the world the last several months, the tragedy in Houston is helping to bring out the best in other human beings. Continua a leggere...

Family of 6 presumed dead after van sinks in Harvey floods

Family of 6 presumed dead after van sinks in Harvey floods According to family members, the van quickly sank with everyone inside. KHOU reports , "the six people still inside were an 81-year-old woman and her 84-year-old husband, along with their four great-grandchildren: A 16-year-old girl, a 14-year-old boy, an 8-year-old boy, and a 6-year-old girl". Continua a leggere...

Acufeni all'orecchio: scoperta l'origine dei rumori "fantasma"

Acufeni all'orecchio: scoperta l'origine dei rumori Lo studio . Per comprendere l'origine dell'acufene i ricercatori hanno sottoposto alcuni pazienti a risonanza magnetica funzionale così da poter osservare le funzioni del cervello e la struttura: osservando le immagini hanno scoperto che l'acufene parte da una regione chiamata precuneo . Continua a leggere...

Meningite a Messina: ricoverato un 24enne di Milazzo

Meningite a Messina: ricoverato un 24enne di Milazzo Il medico, dopo la diagnosi di sospetta meningite , ha subito allertato le autorità sanitarie, e il giovane è stato trasferito all'Ospedale Papardo di Messina . Il giovane si trova ancora ricoverato presso il nosocomio. Intanto dallo scorso inverno sono stati registrati in Sicilia quattro casi di meningite . Continua a leggere...

Dr Reddy's Laboratories Launches Anti-Bacterial Infection Drug In US

Dr Reddy's Laboratories Launches Anti-Bacterial Infection Drug In US The total number of shares traded during the day was 78278 in over 4757 trades. Dr Reddy's said the lawsuit alleged that the company made materially false and/or misleading statements or omissions in connection with its corporate quality system. Continua a leggere...

Heavy police presence on Las Vegas strip

Heavy police presence on Las Vegas strip In response, scores of police officers with drawn guns arrived at the hotel, and hotel patrons were forced to leave the building as the incident unfolded. About 4 a.m., a crowd streaming out of Drai's Beachclub and Nightclub at the casino was thrown into chaos near the east valet area when a man holding a stack of $100 bills chose to share the wealth, police said. Continua a leggere...


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