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Caught Covid? You could be at a threefold greater risk of permanent decline – new study

Doctor Pardis Zarifkar, lead author from the Department of Neurology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark, explained; “More than two years after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the precise nature and evolution of the effects of COVID-19 on neurological disorders remained uncharacterised. “Previous studies have established an association with neurological syndromes, but until now it is unknown […]

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Gaming

Google News redesign puts a greater emphasis on local stories | Engadget

Google News turned 20 this year, and it’s getting a major redesign that reflects changing priorities in journalism. The newly launched News desktop revamp now prioritizes catching up on important stories. In addition to top stories and personalized picks, there’s a particular focus on local news. That section is finally at the top of the […]

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Health

Cancer warning: The popular type of vegetable associated with a twofold greater risk

“Extracts of pickled vegetables have shown mutagenic and transforming activities as well as promoting effects in vitro, inducing hyperplasia and dysplasia in oesophageal epithelium and tumours in rodents,” it adds. Cancer Research UK says that “almost 55 out of 100 people with stage one oesophageal cancer will survive their cancer for five years or more […]

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Health

Heart attack: The behaviour linked to a 50% greater risk – nearly as bad as ‘smoking’

The researchers noted that with so few people meeting current activity guidelines, there’s a real opportunity here for people to increase their activity and reduce their chances of early death and heart disease. “Our study found that a combination of sitting and inactivity accounted for 8.8 percent of all deaths, which is close to the […]

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Entertainment

Elvis family ‘overwhelmed’ honouring Austin Butler with access greater than Paul McCartney

The Elvis movie is set to finally hit cinemas next week after a global press tour that most recently landed at Graceland. Elvis Presley’s home of 20 years hosted a lavish premiere attended not only by director Baz Luhrmann and stars Austin Butler and Tom Hanks, but also three generations of The King’s family. Priscilla […]

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Entertainment

Montana Stockgrowers: ‘Greater Yellowstone Bison are not threatened or endangered’

HELENA, Mont. (June 10, 2022) – The Montana Stockgrowers Association (MSGA) provided the following statement regarding the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s announcement to conduct a status review of the potential Distinct Population Segment for Yellowstone bison. “The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) bison are not a threatened or endangered species,” stated Jim Steinbeisser, MSGA President. […]

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US

Greater Grand Crossing man hailed as hero after pulling electrocuted man off CTA Red Line tracks

CHICAGO (WLS) — A CTA rider is being hailed as a hero after pulling a man off the tracks at a South Side Red Line station. Anthony Perry’s reaction was priceless once he realized he’d been gifted a car after he saved the life of a man who had fallen onto the electrified third rail […]

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Canada

Coroner’s report on B.C. heat-dome deaths calls for greater support for populations at risk | CBC News

A new B.C. Coroners Service report examining last year’s heat dome calls for greater support for populations at risk during extreme heat emergencies. The report also highlighted a lag between the issuing of heat alerts by Environment Canada and the response by public agencies and the general public. Temperatures surpassed 40 C for days during the heat dome when […]

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Science

Greater Noida starts plantation drive on World Environment Day, to plant 1.50 lakh saplings this year

To commemorate World Environment Day, the Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority (GNIDA) planted 220 tree saplings Sunday and promised to plant 1.50 lakh saplings this year. The plantation drive, which started on Sunday, will gather speed once the monsoon season sets in, said the GNIDA. Under the supervision of Ashok Arora, General Manager (Projects), a […]

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SLHTA President Urges Greater Protection Of The Environment – St. Lucia Times News

– Advertisement – The Saint Lucia Hospitality and Tourism Association (SLHTA) joins Saint Lucians and the rest of the world in observance of World Environment Day, celebrated annually on June 5. Now described as the largest global environmental event, World Environment Day was firstheld in 1973 to celebrate and encourage action on the climate crisis. […]