Lifestyle

New study explores cell receptor crucial for cardiovascular health

Cardiovascular diseases remain a leading cause of death around the world. A primary contributor to these afflictions is high blood pressure, or hypertension. While treatments exist for the condition, which affects tens of millions of Americans, these remedies are not without side effects, and some variants of the disorder are treatment-resistant. The need for more […]

Business

U.S. July payrolls rise more than expected

U.S. job growth surged much more than expected in July and the unemployment rate ticked lower, giving the Federal Reserve enough cushion to stay on its aggressive rate hike path as it tries to tame inflation. Nonfarm payrolls increased by 528,000, the Labor Department’s employment report showed on Friday. June was revised upward to show […]

Technology

LG TV owners: get yourself a three-month subscription of Stadia Pro for free

Have you bought a brand-new LG television recently? Perhaps you picked one up during last month’s Prime Day sales. Or maybe you are overdue an upgrade to make full use of your shiny new PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X/S. Either way, Google, ever desperate to prove Stadia is still alive and kicking, is offering […]

News

Moment terrorised McDonald’s staff barricade restaurant door after ejecting youths

Worried staff at a branch of McDonald’s were forced to barricade the door shut after kicking out a group troublemaking youngsters. It came after the fast food chain announced it was banning all unaccompanied under-18s from its restaurant after 5pm in one of its restaurants in Liverpool due to a spate of attacks on staff. […]

Sport

Aaron Rodgers on his receivers: I like the guys that we got

The Packers traded Davante Adams to the Raiders and lost Marquez Valdes-Scantling to the Chiefs in free agency. Adams and Valdes-Scantling combined for 149 receptions for 1,983 yards and 14 touchdowns in 2021. Green Bay signed veteran Sammy Watkins and drafted Christian Watson, Romeo Doubs and Samori Toure. Aaron Rodgers appears less concerned about the […]

Lifestyle

Team gains insights into genetic and molecular machinery that predisposes individuals to Alzheimer’s disease

Mount Sinai researchers have achieved an unprecedented understanding of the genetic and molecular machinery in human microglia—immune cells that reside in the brain—that could provide valuable insights into how they contribute to the development and progression of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The team’s findings were published in Nature Genetics. Working with fresh human brain tissue harvested […]

Business

VinFast hiring 8,000 additional employees to boost production

Vietnam’s VinFast is looking to hire 8,000 more employees for its electric-vehicle plant in Vietnam as it ramps up production to deliver its first battery-powered SUVs to the United States by the end of this year, the company said. VinFast, a unit of Vietnam’s biggest conglomerate Vingroup (VIC.HM), currently employs 6,000 people in total. “New […]

Technology

Koch Media ditching name it admits is tricky to get your mouth round

Koch Media, which owns video game publishers such as Deep Silver and developers such as War Horse, has rebranded itself as Plaion (pronounced ‘Play On’). In a press release, the company, itself part of the vast Embracer empire, stated this name was chosen to “better portray who we are and the journey we are taking”. […]

News

Teen rescued by lifeguard crew after drifting out to sea on inflatable unicorn

A teenager has been rescued after his unicorn inflatable drifted half a mile out to sea. An RNLI crew at Portaferry, on the Co Down shore in Belfast, launched after a member of the public reported their concern. The teen was reportedly drifting close to the mouth of Strangford Lough. They were collected at Angus […]

Sport

Bills sign Jordan Miller

The Bills announced the signing of free agent cornerback Jordan Miller to a one-year deal. Miller, 25, has three years of NFL experience, most recently with the Saints. He entered the NFL as an fifth-round choice of the Falcons in 2019 and spent two years in Atlanta. Miller joined the Seahawks’ roster during the 2021 […]