Type 1 diabetes cured in mice using stem cells

New research uses an innovative technique to convert human stem cells into insulin-producing beta cells much more effectively. The insulin-producing cells created ‘rapidly cured’ type 1 diabetes in mice, and the benefits lasted for 9 months. Share on PinterestHuman stem cells, shown here, can turn into insulin-producing beta cells. Transplanting billions of such cells may…

Even a brief introduction to meditation can ease pain

New research has found that a 30-minute introduction to mindfulness can significantly reduce negative emotions and ease physical pain — even for those who have never practiced the technique before.Share on PinterestEven people new to mindfulness meditation can reap the benefits after only a short introduction.Research has shown that mindfulness and mindful acceptance have multiple…

Marijuana use is on the rise among older adults

New research analyzing the data reported by thousands of adults aged 65 and older suggests that cannabis use has been distinctly on the rise in this age group.Share on PinterestOlder adults in the United States are keen on cannabis, according to data uncovered by a new study.According to an article in the Journal of Studies…

Sun Yang: Eight-year ban for Chinese Olympic champion

Sun Yang was a double Olympic gold medallist at London 2012 and won the men’s 200m freestyle title in 2016China’s three-time Olympic champion Sun Yang has been banned from competing for eight years for missing a doping test in September 2018.The 28-year-old was initially cleared of wrongdoing by Fina, the swimming federation, in January 2019.Following…

BP worker sacked over Hitler parody wins job back

Image copyright Downfall Image caption Bruno Ganz’s depiction of Adolf Hitler in Downfall has spawned countless parodies A BP refinery worker in Australia has successfully won back his job after being sacked for parodying the company in a well-known Hitler meme.Scott Tracey used the popular meme, from the 2004 film Downfall, to portray scenes from…

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