Researchers report novel complementary effects of estrogen treatment in multiple sclerosis

HWH COMMENT > Does this mean that all the vegans/vegetarians who think phytoestrogens in tofu (soy) are as harmful as estrogen not produced by the human body should begin eating tofu again to stave off multiple sclerosis? I’m on board as ridiculous as this all seems, it makes perfect sense to me. So, an increase inContinue reading “Researchers report novel complementary effects of estrogen treatment in multiple sclerosis”

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The UAE Is Paying Ex-CIA Officers to Build a Spy Empire in the Gulf

Deep Pockets, Deep Cover: The UAE Is Paying Ex-CIA Officers to Build a Spy Empire in the Gulf They hired Americans to professionalize their intelligence service. But how far can former U.S. spies go? BY JENNA MCLAUGHLIN DECEMBER 21, 2017 Not far from the northeastern Zayed Port in Abu Dhabi, in a typical modern Gulf villaContinue reading “The UAE Is Paying Ex-CIA Officers to Build a Spy Empire in the Gulf”

Road salt is actually pretty terrible for the planet – are beets the solution?

Jamie Summers and Robin Valleau/The Conversation Road salt saves lives but can harm aquatic wildlife. Marshes, streams and lakes lie alongside many of the roads and highways that zigzag across North America. Plants and animals inhabit these water bodies and can be exposed to many of the substances we put on those roads, including road salt.Continue reading “Road salt is actually pretty terrible for the planet – are beets the solution?”

Scientists to investigate if cigar-shaped asteroid could be an alien spacecraft

HWH COMMENT > Looks like a flat elliptical rock to me – driftwood. Maybe from Mars!! Without the ears?! Incognito. Yup. That little bugger finally got out of it’s hole. Where’s she headed? Cleveland, Ohio? Seems I’ve seen this before. Is this old news? Alex Lasker, AOL.com 16 hours ago A team of researchers, including StephenContinue reading “Scientists to investigate if cigar-shaped asteroid could be an alien spacecraft”

27% of California adolescents are gender nonconforming, study finds

A new UCLA study finds that 27 percent, or 796,000, of California’s youth, ages 12 to 17, report they are viewed by others as gender nonconforming at school. The study also assessed differences in mental health among gender nonconforming youth and gender conforming youth in the state, and found no significant difference in the rates ofContinue reading “27% of California adolescents are gender nonconforming, study finds”

Major cause of dementia discovered – high brain urea

An international team of scientists have confirmed the discovery of a major cause of dementia, with important implications for possible treatment and diagnosis. Professor Garth Cooper from The University of Manchester, who leads the Manchester team, says the build-up of urea in the brain to toxic levels can cause brain damage – and eventually dementia.Continue reading “Major cause of dementia discovered – high brain urea”

Researchers discover mechanism that allows rapid signal transmission between nerve cells

December 14, 2017 Researchers at Charité’s NeuroCure Cluster of Excellence have successfully identified the mechanism behind rapid signal transmission. Their work, published in the current issue of Nature Neuroscience, shows that bridging by a specific protein is responsible for this high speed of transmission. The manner in which individual nerve cells communicate is fundamental toContinue reading “Researchers discover mechanism that allows rapid signal transmission between nerve cells”

Trump And The Trickle-Down Recipients

President Trump’s trickle-down recipients shouldn’t party too long or too hard. When Donald Trump gives you something, he expects something in return. Better start engineering how you’ll invest the windfalls coming your way to increase jobs, services and Domestic National Product (DNP). That was the deal. The ball’s in your court. He’s expecting big winsContinue reading “Trump And The Trickle-Down Recipients”

Scotland > Review of the Gender Recognition Act 2004

Ministerial foreword The Gender Recognition Act 2004 allows transgender people to apply to the Gender Recognition Panel to obtain legal recognition of their acquired gender. At the time, the 2004 Act was seen as ground-breaking. But it is now out of date. The Scottish Government believes the 2004 Act needs to be reformed and simplified.Continue reading “Scotland > Review of the Gender Recognition Act 2004”

tsk, tsk, tsk,

No horns in my house. No tusks in my house. What’s the matter with you people? The elephant is the symbol of the Republican party. No “tsk, tsk, tsk – I forgot the tusks” talk in my house. No chopped off heads hanging on the den walls in my house. Every animal in the worldContinue reading “tsk, tsk, tsk,”

International Criminal Court Set To Investigate USA War Crimes

Monkey Cage | Analysis The International Criminal Court is set to investigate alleged U.S. war crimes in Afghanistan By Mark Kersten December 8, 2017 at 6:00 AM Fatou Bensouda is the chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court in The Hague. (Peter Dejong/AP) The decision by the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) toContinue reading “International Criminal Court Set To Investigate USA War Crimes”

The Animal Balaclava Mask

“ANTIFA 365 supporters/protestors wear the ghost face from SCREAM, a series about a killer who hid his identity while committing serial murders, or the Guy Fawkes mask – a stylized depiction of Guy Fawkes who plotted to blow up the House of Lords in Britain. Both masks are donned for the purposes of hiding theContinue reading “The Animal Balaclava Mask”

Return of the Violent Black Nationalist

RETURN OF THE VIOLENT BLACK NATIONALIST 2017 Fall Issue August 08, 2017 Daryl Johnson During a single month last year, America witnessed two of the most horrific shooting attacks against law enforcement in recent memory. On July 7, 2016, Micah Xavier Johnson ambushed Dallas police officers during a peaceful protest against police brutality, killing five officers andContinue reading “Return of the Violent Black Nationalist”