Heather Hobbs Lee

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BCG vaccine can reverse Type 1 diabetes to almost undetectable levels, eight-year study shows

The BCG vaccine against tuberculosis can reverse Type 1 diabetes to almost undetectable levels, an eight-year study has shown.<p>US researchers found that just one jab, followed by a booster four weeks later, brought down average blood sugar levels to near normal within three years, and the effect …

Diabetes

WHO classifies 'gaming disorder' as mental health condition

<b>(CNN) —</b> Watching as a video game ensnares their child, many a parent has grumbled about "digital heroin," likening the flashing images to one of the world's most addictive substances.<p>Now, they may have backup: The World Health Organization announced "gaming disorder" as a new mental health …

Mental Health

Disney Tests Pricing Power at Theme Parks

Issuing pricey tickets for ‘sneak peek’ events is the latest move by Disney to use fares to control crowds<p>LOS ANGELES—After raising some ticket prices for its theme parks by more than 20% over the past five years, Walt Disney Co. will set a new benchmark this week when it offers die-hard fans the …

Walt Disney Company

Sony issues weak response to Fortnite cross-play controversy on PS4 and Switch

Sony says it’s interested in fan feedback<p>Sony is facing a growing backlash from PlayStation 4 fans who are angry they can’t log into the Nintendo Switch version of the game. Thousands of <i>Fortnite</i> fans have been reacting angrily since news broke earlier this week that you can’t use a <i>Fortnite</i> account …

Crossplay

The Stanford Prison Experiment was massively influential. We just learned it was a fraud.

The most famous psychological studies are often wrong, fraudulent, or outdated. Textbooks need to catch up.<p>The Stanford Prison Experiment, one of the most famous and compelling psychological studies of all time, told us a tantalizingly simple story about human nature.<p>The study took paid …

Psychology

Notorious teacher sex scandals

Sarah Fowlkes<p>Credit: KEYE-TV<p>Stephanie Peterson<p>Credit: Volusia County Sheriff's Office via WKMG-TV<p>Sarah Jones<p>Credit: AP Photo/David Stluka<p>Debra …

Crime

New Research Reveals What People Regret Most of All: 5 Ways to Make Sure You Never Do

We all have regrets. But one type of regret discourages people the most and lasts the longest. Here's how to make sure that doesn't happen to you.<p>Look forward and the path seems uncertain, the future impossible to predict. Look back, though, and all your dots seem to connect...except, of course, …

Motivation

The Invisible Struggle Of Living With High-Functioning Depression

It’s Monday morning when I arrive early at my full-time office job in Toronto’s financial district — looking put together and well rested for the day …

Mental Health

Doctors hail world first as woman’s advanced breast cancer is eradicated

A woman with advanced breast cancer which had spread around her body has been completely cleared of the disease by a groundbreaking therapy that harnessed the power of her immune system to fight the tumours.<p>It is the first time that a patient with late-stage breast cancer has been successfully …

Cancer

This sci-fi author predicted everything about the smartphone, now he has insights for our AI world

Science fiction writers are some of the great creative forward-thinkers of our time.<p>Hard science fiction is the particular category within the genre that matters the most in imagining our shared future, where the laws of physics are adhered to, usually with specified accuracy. The debate here isn’t …

Science Fiction

Fortnite is reportedly coming to the Nintendo Switch

Announcement reportedly due soon<p><i>Fortnite</i>, the massively popular battle royale shooter, is reportedly coming to Nintendo’s Switch console soon. A leaked list of E3 Nintendo games appeared on 4chan this morning, alongside a Korean game rating for <i>Fortnite</i> on Switch. <i>Eurogamer</i> reports that the leaked E3 …

Nintendo Switch

Disney Princesses - Simple Thrifty Living

Merida (Brave) - Two-time Olympian (Archery & Equestrian) - Merida competed for her own hand in marriage, so why not for a gold medal in the …

11 Phrases Intelligent People Say Every Day (and So Should You)

Every success is based on action, but every action starts with a thought. That’s why every worthwhile accomplishment starts with a change in …

The group least likely to think the U.S. has a responsibility to accept refugees? Evangelicals.

In February 2017, as debate raged nationally over President Trump’s decision to curtail immigration to the United States, the conservative Christian Broadcasting Network dipped into the Bible to share what that sacred text said about refugees.<p>“Treat refugees the way you want to be treated,” it …

Donald Trump

Eighty-two percent of physicians blame burnout on interruptions from tech tools

Burnout

Digital Kidnapping: Your Kids and Social Media Privacy

Digital Kidnapping: Your Kids and Social Media Privacy<p>Posted at 00:16h in Current Trends by Amy Williams 0 Comments<p><b>Is Your Child the Next Victim of</b> …

Social Media

Harvey Weinstein timeline: Key moments in Hollywood scandal

The scandal surrounding Harvey Weinstein erupted on October 5 last year, with the publication in The New York Times of a first series of accusations from women who claimed to have been harassed or assaulted by the movie mogul.<p>Since that time, more than 100 women - A-list stars, aspiring actresses, …

Harvey Weinstein

A 20-year-old hockey player had a 25-inch tapeworm living in his gut — here's what may have caused it

• <b>College hockey player and NHL prospect Carson Meyer was infected with a 25-inch-long tapeworm, The Athletic reported.</b>• <b><br>Meyer told the Athletic that</b> …

Microbiology

The 75 Best Father's Day Gifts Under $20 On Amazon Prime When You Have No Idea What To Get

Shopping

How I Did Intermittent Fasting Only 5 Days a Week — and Still Lost Weight

When I tell people that intermittent fasting (IF) was the key to my weight loss, their jaws usually drop to the floor. They look at me in disbelief and ask how I could possibly get through the fasting lifestyle without bursting into tears on the daily. I will admit that, on the surface, it sounds …

Fitness

E3 2018 Xbox predictions: Everything we expect to see from Microsoft

It's that time again. E3 2018 is almost upon us, which means tons of new games and announcements.It's that time of year again. E3 2018 is almost upon …

Mobile Devices

Understanding ADHD in Adults

In the past, ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) was considered a condition that children had and then "grew out of" before they reached …

Autism

Meet the top 10 new species of 2018

<b>(CNN) —</b> From the tops of a massive tree all the way to the bottom of the ocean, new species from around the world make the list for this year.<p>The new species include microbes, plants, animals and even the confirmation of an extinct marsupial, based on its fossil.<p>This is the 11th annual list …

Top 10

Weekend lie-ins could help you avoid an early death, study says

Many people complain they do not get enough sleep, and it seems they are right to be concerned. Researchers have found that adults under the age of 65 who get five or fewer hours of sleep for seven days a week have a higher risk of death than those who consistently get six or seven hours’ …

Sleep

A judge sides with parents and rules their 30-year-old son must move out

<b>(CNN) —</b> A 30-year-old man didn't get the message that it was time to move out of his parents' home, even after they left him five notices and an offer of cash to help find new digs.<p>The New York family drama eventually rolled into the court system, where a judge on Tuesday ruled in the parents' …

New York State

We Made a Tool So You Can Hear Both Yanny and Laurel

How far do you have to move our slider to hear one name or the other?

Food additive may have given deadly bacterium its chance

Source: © Shutterstock<p>The food additive trehalose may be giving virulent opportunistic pathogens a competitive advantage<p>A food additive spurred on …

The Genocide the U.S. Didn’t See Coming

Barack Obama was determined to open up to Myanmar. Now the country’s military is slaughtering its most vulnerable ethnic group. Could the United States have prevented it?<p><b>Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh</b>—The Moynarghona refugee camp, a claustrophobic, chaotic mass of bamboo and tarpaulin shacks, slumps over …

Human Rights

New Technology Promises to Speed Critical Treatment for Strokes

Thousands of stroke victims are disabled every year because the right treatment comes too slowly. Some emerging technologies may change that.<p>The technologies use computer algorithms to cross-reference a stroke patient’s brain scan with a vast database of scans from other victims, allowing a precise …

Behind Trump's Diverging Attitudes on North Korea and Iran

Nobody said national-security policy was simple or easy. For proof, look at the current state of U.S. views on North Korea and Iran.<p>At the moment, President Donald Trump has nice things to say about North Korea, which has built a nuclear weapon, has threatened to use it against the U.S., and has a …