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Health

Dementia warning: Five types of meat may cause dementia that gets worse ‘unusually fast’

Speaking of their findings, the authors noted: “Using control self-responses, consumption of hot dogs, sausage, pepperoni, kielbasa, ‘other’ canned meat, poultry liver, any stomach/intestine, beef stomach/intestine, any organ tissue, and beef organ tissue was individually associated with increased Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease risk.” Elsewhere in the paper, the scientists added that a “greater consumption of hot dogs, […]

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Covid-19

Countries with lower-than-expected vaccination rates show unusually negative attitudes to vaccines on Twitter

The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea In countries with lower-than-expected COVID-19 vaccination rates, mentions of side effects and negative emotions dominated overall social media discourses on COVID-19 vaccines, according to our new research published in the journal Vaccines. Our team wanted to understand whether the tone of […]

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Health

TV tonight: Graham Norton pens an unusually jolly and thoughtful crime story

Holding 9pm, ITV Adapted from Graham Norton’s bestselling novel of the same name, his cracking Irish humour courses through this four-part drama (“We’re meant to be colourful Cork!” an outraged shopkeeper complains to downbeat Sgt PJ Collins about a shop over the road that’s been painted “shite brown”). But Collins (Conleth Hill) finally gets a […]

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Science

Virus outbreak warning: Surge of deadly brain disease found in ticks: ‘Unusually high’

More than 90 percent of ticks sampled in the Lawrence Township Recreational Park, in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, were found to carry the rare and potentially fatal Deer Tick Virus. For comparison, the highest infection rate previously recorded at a single location in Pennsylvania was only 11 percent — and for the whole of the US […]

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Finance

‘Unusually emotional’ Dragons reduced to tears after inspiring Dragons’ Den pitch for £50k

DRAGONS’ DEN cast members Sara Davies and Touker Suleyman were left in tears after watching entrepreneur Will Chew deliver his pitch for an investment of £50,000. Read more here Daily Express :: Finance Feed