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Construction begins on Quebec’s fourth and latest ‘Porsche Centre’

Construction begins on Quebec’s fourth and latest Porsche Centre

Porsche Cars Canada along with the Lauzon Group, officially broke ground on the newest location of a future Porsche Centre in Canada, Porsche Centre Rive-Sud. Located at 1375 Boulevard des Promenades (between boulevard Sir Wilfrid Laurier and Chemin de Chambly) in St. Hubert, Porsche Centre Rive-Sud will be PCL’s fourth fully fledged dealership in the province of Quebec and will ... Read More »

Nature Conservancy of Canada Celebrates World Wetlands Day

Nature Conservancy of Canada Celebrates World Wetlands Day

If you brushed your teeth this morning, chances are you used water to rinse. You may have also cooked a meal or quenched your thirst with water. World Wetlands Day helps us recognize and more fully understand that wetlands are making our lives better by working for us throughout the seasons. By recognizing World Wetlands Day we can learn more ... Read More »

VIZIO Launches Value-Oriented D Series TV Lineup, Report

VIZIO Launches Value-Oriented D Series TV Lineup, Report

November and December are always two of the busiest months for TV sales, and we have seen a rise in the popularity of the 4K TV. This is not only due to an increase in the amount of supported content, but more so because of prices decreasing. VIZIO, Inc. has announced the availability of its all-new D-Series collection. The newly ... Read More »

Cyborg rose: Researchers Create Electronic Circuits In Living Roses

Cyborg rose: Researchers Create Electronic Circuits In Living Roses

Researchers have created a kind of cyborg flower: living roses with tiny electronic circuits threaded through their vascular systems. Using semi-conductive polymers, both analog and digital electronic circuits can be created inside living flowers, bushes and trees, as researchers at Linköping University Laboratory for Organic Electronics have shown. The results are being published in Science Advances. Read More »

Light therapy effective for depression, New research

Light therapy effective for depression, New research

New research finds that light therapy can treat non-seasonal depression and improve the overall wellbeing of people suffering from the disease. “These results are very exciting because light therapy is inexpensive, easy to access and use, and comes with few side effects,” said Dr. Raymond Lam, a UBC professor and psychiatrist at the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health, a ... Read More »

Bronze Age plague wasn’t spread by fleas, DNA study says

Bronze Age plague wasn't spread by fleas, DNA study shows

Plague has been endemic in the human population since the beginning of the Bronze Age, more than 5,000 years ago, a new research has found. Plague infections were common in humans 3,300 years earlier than the historical record suggests, reports a study published October 22 in Cell. By sequencing the DNA of tooth samples from Bronze Age individuals from Europe ... Read More »

How Mom’s Post-Baby Weight Affects Your Baby, new study says

How Mom's Post-Baby Weight Affects Your Baby, new study says

Women who gain too much weight during and after pregnancy could increase the risk that their child will be overweight or obese in adolescence, a new study from the Netherlands suggests. Scientists at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health studied the association between gestational weight gain and long-term weight retention and body fat among a multi-ethnic urban population. The ... Read More »

Lithium safe, effective for children with bipolar disorder, study shows

Lithium safe, effective for children with bipolar disorder, New Study

Lithium was found in a recent study to be safe and effective for treating bipolar disorder in children, researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine reported. Lithium is one of the oldest drugs for bipolar disorder, a chronic brain condition marked by spontaneous, seesawing bouts of abnormally high moods and depression. The drug’s ability to stabilize mood extremes ... Read More »

Minority Teachers Quitting : The number of black teachers has dropped in nine US cities, Study

Minority Teachers Quitting : The number of black teachers has dropped in nine US cities, Study

Minority Teachers Are Quitting at Rapid Rates. The Albert Shanker Institute released a major report on the state of teacher diversity. The report shows that, nationally, progress toward greater diversity is being made, but it is quite modest compared with the need for more minority teachers. In the nine cities studied—Boston, New York, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Chicago, New Orleans, Cleveland, ... Read More »

Smaller plates ‘could help tackle obesity’, Cambridge Study Shows

Smaller plates 'could help tackle obesity', Cambridge Study Shows

By making a habit of using smaller plates, glasses and cutlery, over time, you are likely to reduce your body size, according to a review of more than 60 high-quality studies. The research, carried out by the University of Cambridge and published in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, suggests that eliminating larger-sized portions from the diet completely could reduce ... Read More »

Sanofi Reports Positive Results for Diabetes Treatment, Report

Sanofi Reports Positive Results for Diabetes Treatment, Report

Sanofi’s combination diabetes drug hits goal in second late-stage trial. Sanofi announced today that the LixiLan-L Phase III clinical trial met its primary endpoint in patients with type 2 diabetes treated with insulin glargine with or without metformin. The fixed-ratio combination of insulin glargine 100 Units/mL and lixisenatide, a GLP-1 receptor agonist, demonstrated statistically superior reduction in HbA1c (average blood ... Read More »