Tag Archives: Reuters

Common school program reduces signs of bullying

Kerry Grens Reuters A widely implemented school program aimed at improving kids’ behavior helps to slow the increase in bullying during the elementary grades, according to a new study. Researchers found that teachers at schools with the behavior program reported … Continue reading

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Brain study finds what eases pain of financial loss

Kate Kelland Reuters Financial market traders and keen gamblers take note. Scientists have found that a chemical in the region of the brain involved in sensory and reward systems is crucial to whether people simply brush off the pain of … Continue reading

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange seeks asylum in Ecuador

Reuters & Associated Press msnbc.com Updated at 4:17 p.m. ET: WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange has taken refuge in the Ecuador Embassy in London and has asked for political asylum, Ecuador’s foreign minister said on Tuesday. “Ecuador is studying and analyzing the … Continue reading

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Amish children are nearly immune to asthma and allergies

Reuters Reporters Daily Mail Study compared children on Amish farms in Indiana to children in Switzerland, where most Amish originate Amish children have 5 percent allergy rate, compared to 11.2 percent among Swiss kids Amish children raised on rural farms … Continue reading

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Death knell may sound for Canada’s GMO pigs

Rod Nickel Reuters Pigs that might have become the world’s first genetically modified animals approved for human consumption may instead face an untimely end, as key backers of Canada’s “Enviropig” project withdrew their support for the controversial engineered animal. Scientists … Continue reading

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UPDATE 1-Sexual side effects added to Merck drug labels

Reuters Prescribing labels for Merck & Co’s drugs for baldness and enlarged prostate will add reports of sexual side effects that continued after use of the medicines was stopped, U.S. health regulators said. Labels will be revised for Proscar, which … Continue reading

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Arizona House approves bill to ban late-term abortions

David Schwartz Reuters Arizona’s state House of Representatives voted to enact a bill on Tuesday that bans most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, sending the closely watched measure on to the Republican governor for approval. House members passed the … Continue reading

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Chinese boy sells kidney for iPhone, iPad

Reuters Dawn BEIJING: Five people in southern China have been charged with intentional injury in the case of a Chinese teenager who sold a kidney so he could buy an iPhone and an iPad, the government-run Xinhua News Agency said … Continue reading

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Corruption is the greatest threat to a republic – The Trail

Reuters Governor Charles E. “Buddy” Roemer participates in the Thomson Reuters Politics, Inc. panel, suggesting that corruption is the greatest threat to a republic and America’s political system is now headed toward complete corruption. (March 27, 2012)

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When does pregnancy begin? Doctors disagree

Source: Reuters Though most doctors will give you a definition of when pregnancy begins, it’s not always the same one, according to a new survey. Most of the polled obstetrician-gynecologists believe pregnancy begins when the sperm fertilizes the egg. But … Continue reading

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