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Source: Fox News

Missing Colorado mom’s case leads to $25G reward as search at fiance’s home underway

Sunday 21:49 GMT

A reward was offered Saturday in the search for Kelsey Berreth as authorities continued to comb through the home of the Colorado mother’s fiancé in hopes of locating the 29-year-old woman who was last seen on Thanksgiving Day.

KELSEY BERRETH DISAPPEARANCE: COLORADO POLICE SEARCH HOME OF MISSING MOM'S FIANCÉ. Woodland Park Police Chief Miles De Young said on Friday that Berreth’s disappearance was “suspicious,” but authorities have not identified a suspect or person of interest.

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Source: The Guradian

Virtual reality to help detect early risk of Alzheimer’s

Sunday 21:49 GMT

Scientists have found an unexpected use for virtual reality headsets: to help pinpoint people who may later develop Alzheimer’s disease.

“If we can develop drugs and administer them earlier, for instance before the disease has spread beyond the entorhinal cortex, then this would have the potential to prevent the onset of dementia.”

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Source: Common Domain

A Rare Disease Won’t Keep This Mountain Man Off the Trails

Saturday 12:41 GMT

Ben LeNail has the neurodegenerative disease ALD, but a daily exercise regimen and Pilates help him stay healthy and active

The rare neurodegenerative disease, dramatized in the movie “Lorenzo’s Oil,” is similar to progressive multiple sclerosis and is slowly robbing him of his ability to walk. In 2011, after a three-year diagnostic odyssey, Mr. LeNail was told he had X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD).

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Source: Global News

Suncor warns forced oil cutbacks in Alberta pose safety, operational risks

Sunday 16:18 GMT

Forced Alberta government crude oil production cuts next year will result in “unintended consequences” that could include increased safety hazards for its employees, Suncor Energy Inc. warned Friday.

Suncor said the cutbacks will result in higher operating costs per barrel, could affect the supply of crude oil to Alberta upgraders and refineries, may raise issues with its contracted pipeline commitments and could cause problems with the in-house consumption of diesel produced at its oilsands mines.

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Source: DW

Germany urged to own up to colonial past, increase awareness

Sunday 11:44 GMT

Germany's "ignoble" past as a colonial power remained a decades-long "blind spot" in how it remembers history, wrote Monika Grütters and Michelle Müntefering in their guest article in Saturday's Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) newspaper.

Until its defeats in two world wars, former imperial Germany, like other past European powers, exercised colonial power in Africa, for example in what is now Tanzania and Namibia, and the Pacific region, for example Samoa and Papua New Guinea.

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Source: Fox News

Soy sauce 'colon cleanse' hoax leaves woman brain dead

Sunday 06:04 GMT

Earlier that day the woman had been performing a “soy sauce colon cleanse” — a dangerous internet fad which involves people drinking a liter of soy sauce in two hours.

The woman had the paranoid belief the government had poisoned her and had read online that the soy sauce colon cleanse would rid her body of toxins. Soon after drinking the highly salt-laden soy sauce she felt her heart beating faster, a doctor based in the US identified only as Bernard said.

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Source: The Guradian

Why are hundreds of US children suffering from a paralyzing illness?

Friday 06:59 GMT

Since then, 500 children across the United States have fallen ill with the little-understood paralyzing disease, with upticks happening every other year.

Children with AFM often start out with a cold, which develops into the rapid onset of weakness and paralysis in the face and limbs.

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Source: Common Domain

Adobe Raises Revenue Forecast

Saturday 02:24 GMT

? Adobe Systems Inc. is betting that sustained demand from U.S. corporate customers and technology buyers in emerging markets will drive another year of revenue growth above 20%.

The company, which reported a record $9.03 billion in revenue for the year ended Nov. 30, on Thursday raised its revenue target for the current financial year to $11.15 billion, including its acquisition of marketing-automation firm Marketo.

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Source: The Guradian

Dr Dust: the man who discovered a hidden black lung epidemic

Friday 09:56 GMT

Though Crum watched his grandfather die a drawn-out death from black lung and his father also suffers from the disease, he did not decide to become a doctor to work on black lung.

Some of the things coal company doctors come up with to fight a claim are so absurd black lung advocates call them “ABBL” – or “anything but black lung” – disease.


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