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EU to opt against health warning for suspected carcinogen

Titanium dioxide (TiO2) is found in a vast array of paints, plastics, pills and toothpastes. Photograph: Alamy A suspected carcinogen found in spray paints, sun creams and varnishes will not receive a cautionary health label, under European Union proposals seen by the Guardian. In what campaigners say is an unprecedented and potentially illegal step, the European commission has dropped a recommendation from ... Read More »

Heart attack warning, 4 or more drinks in a row can put youngsters at severe risk

Here’s a heart health advisory every youngster would do well to keep in mind. If you want to keep your heart healthy and stay away from heart attacks and other diseases, stop binge drinking. According to a new study, binge drinking, or having more than four drinks in row, can increase the risk of heart diseases in young adults later in their life. Almost 5,000 young ... Read More »

Brainstorm Health: Digital Pill, FDA Kratom Warning, Hypertension Guidelines

Hello, readers! This is Sy. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday approved the first ever drug-digital tracking tool hybrid for the U.S. market. The digital pill, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co Ltd’s Abilify MyCite, uses sensor technology developed by Proteus Digital Health in combination with a version of Otsuka’s best-selling mental illness medication Abilify, which is used to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, ... Read More »

Chrome, Firefox start warning users when websites use insecure HTTP logins

The war on insecure webpages has begun, and Mozilla fired the first shot. Recently, Mozilla rolled out Firefox 51 to its mainstream user base. With the new release comes an insecure warning on any page that offers a login form over an HTTP connection instead of HTTPS. Chrome plans to follow suit with version 56, expected to be released to ... Read More »

Superbug death spurs drug regulator warning

Superbug death spurs drug regulator warning (Kevin Shine/Getty Images) In the wake of the recent death of an American woman after contracting an infection resistant to antibiotics, the drug regulator has directed the pharma supply chain, including retailers, chemists and drug makers, to strictly follow norms while selling antibiotics. The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has also asked companies ... Read More »

It will be 2050 before India achieves universal primary education: UNESCO report warning

After seeing the current education trend all over the world, it has been analysed that 61 million children of primary age do not have access to school. It has been a year since the Sustainable Development Goals, which included the promise for schools, were launched in different parts of the country, and the UNESCO report named ‘Education for People and ... Read More »

Warning: No Man’s Sky’s PC port is broken and buggy

“I literally opened and let the game crash about 100 times so I could get the five minutes “play time” required to write this review.” “Worse than Arkham Knight on launch.” “Sort of hard to tell if the game is worth the hype when the performance is this bad.” And my personal favorite: “No Man’s PC can handle it.” The ... Read More »

New warning lights for rising home prices

Housing affordabilityWednesday, 22 Jun 2016 | 1:51 PM ET|01:46 Home prices are crossing the line again. After an epic housing crash, where values plummeted nationally by almost 35 percent, the nation is seeing new highs again. The median price of an existing home sold in May hit a record $239,700, according to the National Association of Realtors, which began tracking ... Read More »