Lifestyle

Reproductive changes among women in their 40s

In a study published in Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica that examined the total population of women aged 40–49 years between 2008–2018 in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden, birth rates increased in Denmark and Sweden, and births resulting from assisted reproductive technology doubled in all three countries. Among the major findings: Use of hormonal contraception increased […]

Business

Chinese police rap Walmart for cybersecurity loopholes

Chinese authorities rapped Walmart for allegedly violating cybersecurity laws, local media reported, the latest trouble for the U.S. retailer that is already a target of accusations in the country for supposedly stopping sales of products from Xinjiang. Police in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen discovered 19 “vulnerabilities” in Walmart’s (WMT.N) network system in late […]

Technology

iRacing buys Monster Games, teases racing games for the ‘broader market’ like consoles

One of the paid subscription services that experienced sudden growth during the pandemic has been iRacing. While real-life racing leagues were on hiatus, they used the detailed and realistic sim racing service as an esports broadcasting platform, and enough new people started playing to grow its base of racers on PC from 110,000 at the […]

News

Mum fuming as Uber Eats driver ‘delivers half-eaten order’ multiple times

An Uber Eats customer is in shock after claiming she had several food orders arrive which had already been opened with finger marks smeared over the contents. Tiffany Thomas aired her complaints on social media, where she claimed the same Uber Eats driver was constantly causing her problems. Food had arrived part-eaten, she said, and […]

Sport

Police seeking to speak with Bud Dupree over altercation at Walgreens

Nashville police are looking to speak with Tennessee Titans pass rusher Bud Dupree regarding an alleged altercation at a Walgreens on Sunday night. Via TMZ, Dupree and “several” other people allegedly got into an altercation with a pair of employees at the store. The incident supposedly occurred after one of the employees began filming Dupree […]

Lifestyle

Can antidepressant medication alleviate pain in patients with osteoarthritis?

A clinical trial published in Arthritis & Rheumatology recently examined whether duloxetine, a medication that is prescribed to treat depression and may also reduce chronic pain, can benefit patients with hip or knee osteoarthritis. In the trial of patients experiencing chronic osteoarthritis-related pain in the hip or knee that did not go away with over-the-counter […]

Business

Japan’s Dec wholesale inflation seen staying near record high

Japan’s wholesale inflation in December is expected to remain near a recent peak as companies hike prices to offset rising raw material costs. The corporate goods price index (CGPI), a gauge of the prices companies charge each other for their goods, in December likely rose 8.8% from a year earlier, the poll of 17 economists […]

Technology

Eargo’s new hearing aids can automatically adjust to your environment

While a lot of health tech shown at CES is doomed to become vaporware, there’s reason to believe that 2022 is going to be a big year for hearables. Case in point: Eargo, a CES regular since 2015, is announcing the Eargo 6. The buds are the sixth iteration of the company’s smart hearing aids […]

News

Harvey Parker missing: Body found in search for student, 20, who vanished after night out

A body has been found during a search for a missing 20 year-old student who vanished after a night out just before Christmas Harvey Parker has been missing since the early hours of December 17 when he was last seen on CCTV leaving Heaven nightclub at 2.15am. Police were alerted by the RNLI at around […]

Sport

Tom Brady on Antonio Brown: “It was just a very difficult situation for everyone involved”

Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady, in his post-game comments from Sunday, called for empathy and compassion for receiver Antonio Brown. In the latest episode of his Let’s Go! podcast on SiriusXM, Brady reiterated his hope that Brown is able to get through the issues he’s currently dealing with. “I’ve known Antonio for a couple years now, […]