Should you sleep with your dog?

Should you sleep with your dog?

Dogs are the most popular pet in the UK, but as a nation we are divided as to how they should be kept. Should they be allowed in the kitchen? On the sofa? Upstairs? Well, new research has recently addressed one of the most hotly debated topics among dog owners – namely the practice of […]

Statins and COPD – The Washington Post

Statins and COPD – The Washington Post

(Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images) By Linda Searing By Linda Searing September 11 at 6:00 AM The question Because most people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have an increased risk for cardiovascular disease, many of them take a cholesterol-lowering statin drug. Might they also reap other benefits from taking a statin? This study The researchers […]

Regular bleach use linked to increased risk of fatal lung disease, says study – The Independent

Regular bleach use linked to increased risk of fatal lung disease, says study – The Independent

The Independent Regular bleach use linked to increased risk of fatal lung disease, says studyThe IndependentThe regular use of disinfectant cleaning products such as bleach has been linked to an increased risk of developing fatal lung conditions, researchers said. A study by Harvard University and the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research …Regularly using […]

State Hosts Suicide Prevention Conference to Reduce Stigma, Save Lives

State Hosts Suicide Prevention Conference to Reduce Stigma, Save Lives

Once upon a time, not long ago, suicide was treated like a dirty word: something not to be mentioned in polite society, certainly not around children. That attitude has started to change in recent years, as experts have recognized that friends and family members, healthcare providers, nursing-home operators, school staff, and others need to know […]

‘In the picture of my life, I don’t exist’: Calgary city councillor shares personal struggles with suicide – Calgary

‘In the picture of my life, I don’t exist’: Calgary city councillor shares personal struggles with suicide – Calgary

A Calgary city councillor tweeted about his personal struggles with years of suicidal bouts, for the first time, on World Suicide Prevention Day and says it’s time to fight the stigma. “I just broke the back of a 4.5 yr deep depression, with many days where suicide was close. People are struggling all around us,” Brian […]

AI can identify sexual orientation better than humans do

AI can identify sexual orientation better than humans do

Artificial intelligence can tell if a person is gay or straight based on their facial features. According to new research, a computer algorithm can identify the sexual orientation of a person even better than humans do. The study was carried out by the Stanford University. In the research, thousands of facial images were analyzed, which […]