Lifestyle

Researchers use precision medicine to reverse severe lymphatic disorder

Through genetic sequencing and targeted treatment, researchers from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have resolved a severe lymphatic disorder in a young woman with kaposiform lymphangiomatosis (KLA), a complex and rare disorder that causes lymphatic vessels around the heart and lung to leak fluid, causing breathing difficulties, infections, and often death. The treatment, which the […]

Business

IKEA gets sales boost from shoppers’ new stay-at-home focus

IKEA sees sales returning to growth this year after the coronavirus crisis boosted shoppers’ interest in spending more on their homes, a trend the world’s biggest furniture retailer believes is here to stay. IKEA is shifting focus from its traditional large out-of-town stores towards e-commerce and smaller inner-city formats as it adapts to the growth […]

Technology

Modders are remaking Warcraft 2 in Warcraft 3: Reforged

Modders are remaking Blizzard’s 1995 real-time strategy classic Warcraft 2 in Warcraft 3: Reforged – and it looks great! Chronicles of the Second War is a Warcraft 2: Tides of Darkness remake that already has the first four campaign missions ready to play. There are new unit models, campaign implementation and extended lore. According to […]

News

Ghost hunter warns Poundland’s £1 Ouija boards ‘could unleash deadly demons’

A paranormal investigator has slammed Poundland for selling Ouija boards as part of its Halloween products. Paul Marsters has warned that deadly demons could be released by the boards if they are in the hands of anyone but mediums. Paul, who is a member of True Paranormal Events UK, said he was “gobsmacked” when he […]

Sport

Seahawks pull away late for 31-23 victory over Dolphins to move to 4-0

It wasn’t always pretty, and Russell Wilson threw his fewest touchdown passes of the season. But the Seahawks got it done on the road, holding off the Dolphins 31-23. It is the second 4-0 start for Seattle in team history, joining the 2013 team. Jason Sanders kicked five field goals, with his fifth cutting the […]

Lifestyle

Vitamin D exposure in utero might minimize high blood pressure risk for children born to mothers with preeclampsia

Children appear to be at greater risk of having high blood pressure when their mothers had the high blood pressure condition called preeclampsia during pregnancy—but this adverse association may be reduced or even eliminated for children who were exposed to higher levels of vitamin D in the womb, according to a study from researchers at […]

Business

Goldman Sachs to not name more than 60 partners in 2020

Goldman Sachs Group Inc will name no more than 60 partners in 2020, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter. The bank’s new class of partners, to be promoted next month, is likely to be its smallest since the mid-1990s, according to the report. Goldman’s partners collectively own a […]

Technology

Xbox Series X back-compat tested: up to double the performance in the most demanding games

Today, we can lift the lid on just how powerful Xbox Series X is when it comes to backwards compatibility – and to cut a long story short, it’s hugely impressive. As we write, Microsoft is still validating individual Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox One titles for use on the system, but we’ve still got […]

News

M&S shoppers convinced store’s Harry Potter chocolate wand looks ‘very wrong’

Marks & Spencer has unveiled a new Harry Potter chocolate treat range in time for Christmas – but one item has caused a few shoppers to double take. The magical selection includes a hollow sorting hat, golden snitch, and even chocolate frogs – a favourite among those attending Hogwarts. There’s also a Harry Potter Forbidden […]