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Meet the real culprits responsible for your nasty cold or flu symptoms - Science News - ABC News

Colds and flu are caused by viruses, but their symptoms — from runny nose and sore throat to chills and green mucus — are actually caused by a …

Your 10-second guide to today's RBA rate decision

Later this afternoon the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) will announce its September rates decision, marking governor Glenn Stevens’ 110th and final …

Interest Rates

ADHD Nation: The Disorder. The Drugs. The Inside Story by Alan Schwarz – review

A study of America’s ‘most misdiagnosed condition’ takes Big Pharma to task but leaves one important question begging<p>In 1845, the German physician Heinrich Hoffmann penned a jaunty verse to his son. Entitled The Story of the Fidgety Philip, Hoffmann’s poem perfectly encapsulated parental …

Autism

Sydney scientists accidentally discover antibiotic to treat koalas with chlamydia

A team of scientists have accidentally made a breakthrough in the treatment of koalas with chlamydia.<p>Chlamydia infects up to 70 per cent of koalas …

Public Health

Science reveals what it may say about your personality if you're still friends with your ex

A study published by researchers at Oakland University found that people with "dark" personality traits — i.e., those who are generally disagreeable, manipulative, and exploitative — were more likely to be friends with former flames for practical and sexual reasons.<p>Here's how the researchers …

Genetics: what it is that makes you clever – and why it's shrouded in controversy

For nearly 150 years, the concept of intelligence and its study have offered scientific ways of classifying people in terms of their “ability”. The …

Chinese Scientists Genetically Modify Human Embryos—Again

Just one year after scientists in China made history by modifying the DNA of human embryos, a second team of Chinese researchers has done it again. …

I earn over $5,000 a month traveling the world — here's how travel blogs really make money

When people ask me what I do for a living and I reply, "I'm a travel blogger," I can pretty much see the confusion in their faces.<p>They're thinking, <i>How can a blog make money? Isn't that just a hobby? Who pays you? How much can you really make?</i><p>Based on my own experience — and those of many other …

Federal Court rules against delay on minimum safety rates for truck drivers

The Federal Court has ruled against delaying the introduction of new minimum pay rates for contract truck drivers.<p>The rates were set by the Road …

U.S. Federal Courts

iPad finds niche that Apple doesn't talk about

by Troy Wolverton<p>Apple has often touted the millions of consumers who have switched from Windows PCs to Macs and from Android devices to iPhones.<p>But …

Tim Cook

Just 1 stem cell injection reverses bone loss in mice - Futurity

Imagine hearing that just one injection of stem cells could restore health to bones ravaged by osteoporosis. Scientists believe they may be close.

Story of Australian woman who skinned and cooked partner to be told in film

Katherine Knight stabbed and mutilated her de facto husband in the Hunter Valley 16 years ago and the story is now set to be adapted for the big screen<p>The story of an Australian former abattoir worker who decapitated and skinned her de facto husband before trying to serve his flesh to his children …

Domestic Violence

Alzheimer’s disease could be caused by herpes virus, warn experts

Drugs trials have failed and it's time to face up to the fact Alzheimer's is probably caused by viruses and bacteria, say scientists<p>Alzheimer’s disease could be caused by viruses like herpes, a group of renowned dementia experts have warned, as they call for urgent investigation into the link.<p>The …

Dementia

A doctor's confession: She took my advice and died as planned

Three months later, Cle had tried every avenue she could to find a cure. She had completed the palliative therapy prescribed by her oncologist …

So rich and so miserable: wealth therapy in demand

by Caroline Winter<p>Four years ago, Manhattan therapist Clay Cockrell met a patient with an unusual problem. The 21-year-old college senior said he'd …

A Beautiful Love: Celine Dion and René Angélil Through the Years

In honor of Angélil, who passed away January 14 after battling cancer.<p>It's rare in the entertainment world to see a couple so devoted to each other. But Dion and Angélil, who passed away January 14, proved that this kind of love is not only possible — but can also be lasting. They met when she was …

How the New Science of Freezing Can Save Your Life

Amazing stories of animals and humans surviving extreme cold are fueling futuristic research that verges on sci-fi. We took a deep dive into the DNA of icy wood frogs, a novel approach to cardiac arrest, the potential for cryopreservation, and other shocking developments from the new science of …

Medicine

Low vitamin D linked to irritable bowel syndrome - Futurity

A small study suggests that people with irritable bowel syndrome might benefit from vitamin D screening and perhaps supplementation.