Archive for the ‘Family & Children’ Category

Why dogs are friendly – it’s written in their genes

(Media Release) Being friendly is in dogs’ nature and could be key to how they came to share our lives, say US scientists. Dogs evolved from wolves tens of thousands of years ago. During this time, certain genes that make dogs particularly gregarious have been selected for, according to research. This may give dogs their […]

PRISM, Snowden and Government Surveillance: 6 Things You Need To Know

(Media Release)  ( Edward Snowden, one of the most famous whistleblowers of our times, brought to light the many surveillance programs and other snooping activities of the U.S. government. This former intelligence officer revealed top secret documents to Glenn Greenwald of The Guardian and Laura Poitras, a freelance journalist, in May 2013 at a hotel […]

PCRF plays savior to yet another Gaza war-struck victim, facilitates medical aid.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE This press release is syndicated by Press Release Distribution Reiterating its commitment towards bringing in positive change in the lives of war-struck children, Palestine Children’s Relief Fund, an international, non-political, non-profit, non- religious organization dedicated to healing the wounds of war in the Middle East has referred 18 years old Nima Freij […]

Future of cash: Can a ‘bank in a box’ replace a branch?

(Media Release)  ( Watch a queue of shoppers for a minute and they will be preparing to pay in very different ways. Some will pull out a debit or credit card ready to put in a reader. Others might use their smartphone to complete their purchase, the rest will be paying in cash. The group […]

Overweight/obese people with diabetes at increased risk of brain abnormalities

(Media Release) A new study published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes [EASD]) reveals that overweight and obese individuals with early stage type 2 diabetes (T2D) had more severe and progressive abnormalities in brain structure and cognition compared to normal-weight study participants.  ( The research conducted by Dr […]

Syria conflict: ‘Chemical attack’ in Idlib kills 58

(Media Release) At least 58 people have been killed and dozens wounded in a suspected chemical attack on a rebel-held town in north-western Syria, a monitoring group says. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that strikes on Khan Sheikhoun by Syrian government or Russian jets had caused many people to choke. Later, aircraft fired […]

Visual evidence shows brain ‘resetting’ during sleep

(Media Release) Throughout the day, the human brain absorbs a torrent of knowledge, processes the information, and learns, before “switching off” over night. New research explains this process in action. Microscopic images of synapses – the junction between two nerve cells – have been shown to expand with daytime stimulation and shrink with sleep, thus […]

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