Omega-3 no protection against heart attack or strokes, say scientists

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Health Supplements do not offer cardiovascular benefits, researchers conclude from trials involving 112,000 people Researchers studied the results of 79 randomised trials involving a total of 112,000 people and came to the conclusion the supplements offer no protection against heart attack or stroke. Photograph: Läs mer…

Zika and health cuts blamed for rise in baby death rates in Brazil

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Infant and child mortality Increase is a blow for country once lauded for improvements in child health, as figures worsen for first time since 1990 A baby in one of the poorest areas of the City of God favela in Rio de Janeiro. Nationally, Läs mer…

All Mother Teresa homes inspected amid baby-selling scandal

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; India India orders examination of all institutions run by her charity after claims against two staff Police stand outside a home run by the Missionaries of Charity, in Ranchi, India. Photograph: Reuters India has ordered the immediate inspection of all childcare homes run by Läs mer…

Artificial intelligence will be net UK jobs creator, finds report

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Artificial intelligence (AI) AI and robotics forecast to generate 7.2m jobs, more than will be lost due to automation Softbank Robotics’ Pepper at the CHR Citadel hospital centers in Liège, Belgium. Photograph: John Thys/AFP/Getty Images Artificial intelligence is set to create more than 7m Läs mer…

The expensive disaster that is bus privatisation | Letters

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Transport The expensive disaster that is bus privatisation Alan Whitehouse and Veronica Hardstaff reply to a letter from the Confederation of Passenger Transport UK, and Rosemary Howorth, Michael Gold and John Ainsworth respond to articles by Lynsey Hanley and Anna Bawden Haymarket bus station, Läs mer…

'I'm tired of the suffering': how poverty-stricken families struggle to survive in Nigeria | Isaac Linus

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Inequality and development Families living on £1.50 a day or less tell of the hardships of life in the oil-rich nation, which now has the greatest concentration of extreme poverty In Abuja, Mohammed Ahmed and his extended family survive on just £1.50 a day, Läs mer…

Is it possible to turn online aggression into a frank debate?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; How to be human online Online abuse While trolls and idiots are best ignored, there can be value in seeking to genuinely understand those who disagree with us ‘Taking refuge in victimhood is a powerful instinct, but it is also not terribly productive.’ Photograph: Läs mer…

Oil-rich Nigeria outstrips India as country with most people in poverty

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Inequality and development Nine out of 10 of the world’s poorest people will live in Africa within 12 years, say experts from Brookings Institution Nigeria has 87 million people living in extreme poverty, in comparison with India’s 73 million people. Photograph: Sombo Sombo/Alamy Nigeria, Läs mer…

Casino project will offer Japan's addicts a new way to lose

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Gambling Gambling experts are concerned about plans by major Las Vegas operators to set up in Osaka Las Vegas Sands and MGM Resorts are planning to invest about $20bn to build a casino in Japan. Photograph: Bloomberg/Getty When she she looks back on her Läs mer…

Instagram users mistakenly believe new question feature is anonymous

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Instagram People thought they could make unkind comments with recourse before discovering users could see who was asking what Not so incognito. Photograph: Instagram Instagram’s constant kamikaze launch of new features, in which they desperately try to hold on to their sizeable but fickle Läs mer…

The inconvenient truth about cancer and mobile phones

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Mobile phones We dismiss claims about mobiles being bad for our health – but is that because studies showing a link to cancer have been cast into doubt by the industry? Hot spot: could the radiation from your phone have long-term side-effects? Läs mer…

Women were failed by Presidents Club trustees, says regulator

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Presidents Club scandal Critical report by Charity Commission finds protection of female staff was inadequate Screengrab from secret filming at the Presidents Club charity event at the Dorchester, London. Photograph: FT/BBC Trustees of the Presidents Club charity, which hosted a gala dinner where female Läs mer…

British woman settles 'illegal adoption' claim against Catholic agency

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Adoption Tressa Reeves claimed she was given the brush-off when she tried to track down her son Tressa Reeves and her son Patrick Farrell. They allege Farrell was illegally adopted. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA A British woman who spent 40 years searching for her son Läs mer…

Save the Children chief accused of being part of ‘cosy boys’ club’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Global development MPs question Kevin Watkins on failing to investigate claims of sexual misconduct by senior charity staff Several allegations have been made about the conduct of former senior staff at Save the Children. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images The head of Save the Children, Läs mer…

'It's going to create a revolution': how AI is transforming the NHS

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; NHS at 70 Artificial intelligence (AI) Technology is making impressive inroads into cancer treatment – saving lives and money NHS at 70: all our anniversary coverage in one place Dr Raj Jena uses a Microsoft system called InnerEye to mark up scans automatically for Läs mer…