Kath Hennessey

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The More You Energize Your Coworkers, the Better Everyone Performs

How much energy do you have at work? Do you feel invigorated and engaged or down and disengaged? Either way, the reason might be your coworkers: They are infecting you with their energy, positive or negative.<p>We “catch” energy through our interactions with people – something called “relational …

Health

US couple sues IP mapping firm over 'digital hell'

<b>A US couple is suing an internet mapping firm for $75,000 (£58,000) after years of "digital hell".</b><p>MaxMind matches IP addresses, which are used to connect devices to the internet, to physical locations. It has said these are not meant to be precise.<p>James and Theresa Arnold say it registered their …

Tired Of Hangovers? Science Says This Is The Wine To Avoid

If you’re a savvy tippler, you already know the best time to buy booze and where. Now, science has officially answered the question of which wine is the least likely to have you reaching for your trusty bottle of Advil tomorrow morning.<p>According to Professor Steve Allsop, of the National Drug …

Toxins

How Adding 10 Fruits & Vegetables A Day To My Diet Cleared My Acne

Something had to give. I was 25 years old and had been struggling with acne for 15 years since I was 9 years old.<p>I was standing in my tenth …

She Turned 2 Simple Ingredients Into a Cure For Cancer, Then the Government Shut Her Down

– For more Health & Wellness related Updates and News, make sure you follow us on our <b>Facebook</b> and <b>Twitter</b> pages. -<p>shares<p>Hippocrates might be credited …

Fall 2017

Fixing the “replication crisis” in biomedical research has become top priority.<p>A new volunteer with No One Dies Alone focuses on being there.<p>Irfan …

Easy Prey: Criminal Violence and Central American Migration

Executive Summary<p>Massive deportations from Mexico and the U.S. have failed to stem the tide of Central Americans fleeing endemic poverty combined …

Raped, Threatened, and Left to Die: How the US Fails Female Asylum Seekers

Claudia fled Guatemala after two men stalked, raped, and threatened to kill her over her ex-husband's ties to a guerrilla group. But when she arrived in the US, her pleas for asylum fell on deaf ears.<p>According to court records, it was around the year 2000 when Claudia* began to fear for her life. …

Immigration

The fall of Iranian ‘doctor’ who forged Israeli and lots of other passports

BANGKOK, Thailand (AFP) — For a few thousand dollars “The Doctor” opened doors to the world, supplying pristine fake (including Israeli) passports to …

6 Things Science Says Kids Need To Succeed In Education And Business

In their new book, <i>Becoming Brilliant: What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Children,</i> Roberta Michnick Golinkoff and Kathy Hirsh-Pasek ask what it would take “take to help all children be happy, healthy, thinking, caring, and sociable children who enjoy learning and who move toward …

Learning

Turbocharging patients’ T-cells to kill their own cancer

Immunotherapy advances are delivering results in tackling some types of blood cancers<p>Tue, Aug 2, 2016, 09:09<p>The young surgeon was mystified. A …

The Science Behind How Dogs Make Us Happier, Healthier, and Fitter

<i>The health benefits of owning a pup go far beyond extra exercise. New research shows canines help ward off disease, lower stress levels, and even</i> …

Universal cancer test to pick up 95% of disease on horizon

A universal cancer test which could pick up dozens of different diseases before they become deadly could be widely available within ten years.<p>Scientists from universities across Britain have trawled through 23,000 studies published over the past five years to compiled a list of 750 ‘biomarkers’ …

Cancer

How France is wrestling with jihadist terror

<b>France's anti-terror measures are under intense scrutiny again, because both of the Islamists who attacked a church in Normandy were known to the security services as potential threats and one of them was wearing an electronic surveillance tag.</b><p>After last year's jihadist atrocities in Paris, claimed …

Ex-Guatemala football chief Jimenez pleads guilty to bribes

<b>Brayan Jimenez, a former head of Guatemala's football federation, has pleaded guilty in a US court to racketeering and wire fraud.</b><p>The 62-year-old now faces up to 20 years in prison for each count.<p>Prosecutors say he received hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to award lucrative marketing …

The Secret Life of Pets? Forget the movie, here's what it's really like

What do our beloved animals get up to all day while we’re out? For too many it means insufficient exercise or social interaction: they are lonely and bored<p>The main character in the new film The Secret Life of Pets is a white and tan terrier named Max. As the movie opens, Max gushes about how …

Pets

Human nasal bacteria might be superbug killer

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists searching for a solution to ever-resistant, infection-causing bacteria may have found an answer much closer to home than expected -- up our noses.<p>Researchers from the University of Tubingen in Germany have discovered that a nose-dwelling bacteria, Staphylococcus lugdunensis, …

Why Wellness Going Mainstream Is Bad News For Whole Foods

Consumers are more aware of what they’re putting in their bodies than ever before, seeking more and more organic, natural and non-GMO meat, dairy and produce. Ironically, this mainstreaming of health and wellness has had a chilling effect on a company that arguably started the trend: Whole Foods. …

Scientists find new antibiotic in the human nose

Scientists have discovered a bacterium living inside the human nose that produces an antibiotic capable of killing one of the most hard-to-treat pathogens — a pathogen that causes serious, even deadly skin and wound infections, bloodstream infections and pneumonia.<p>German researchers found that this …

Medicine

Brazil Scientists Find Zika Traces in Different Mosquito Species

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 21 (Reuters) - Brazilian researchers on Thursday said they found signs of the Zika virus in a common mosquito that is a separate …

Tail Docking and Ear Cropping Affect Dogs, and Not Just Physically

Just when you think you know a thing or two about dogs, there I was in Italy a few weeks ago after the Canine Science Forum, looking at a dog on the …

Six Foods That Increase Or Decrease Your Risk Of Cancer

If you believe cancer is a disease that strikes from nowhere with little in your control to prevent it, you’d be mistaken on both counts. Most cases …

Scent of a chicken: Scientists may have found an incredibly effective, all-natural mosquito repellant

Rickard Ignell, of the Swedish University of Agricultural Science, had a simple question: Which animals attract mosquitoes and which repel them?<p>His hope was that the answer might help humans repel mosquitoes and avoid the myriad of diseases—from malaria to Zika—that mosquitoes carry with them.<p>With …

Gastrointestinal disorders involve both brain-to-gut and gut-to-brain pathways

New research indicates that in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or indigestion, there is a distinct brain-to-gut pathway, where …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

What the dog smelled: The science and mystery of cadaver dogs

Dive teams spent 12 days searching the waters of Elliot Lake in northern Ontario and didn't find a thing.<p>When the cadaver dogs were called in, they …

Scientists 'find cancer's Achilles heel'

<b>Scientists believe they have discovered a way to "steer" the immune system to kill cancers.</b><p>Researchers at University College, London have developed a way of finding unique markings within a tumour - its "Achilles heel" - allowing the body to target the disease.<p>But the personalised method, reported …

Irregular Periods May Raise Ovarian Cancer Risk, Study Finds

Researchers who were trying to show that irregular periods might protect women against ovarian cancer found just the opposite: Women who had unpredictable cycles in their 20s were more likely to develop ovarian cancer decades later.<p>The study of 15,000 women doesn’t mean that every woman who has …

'At the limit': Mexico is buckling under a surge in immigration to the US ahead of the presidential election

TAPACHULA, Mexico/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mexico is struggling to stem the flow of Central American migrants traveling to the United States ahead of the U.S. presidential election, causing major concern in Washington, which is weighing sending more agents to help.<p>In 2014, Mexico moved to strengthen …

Immigration