Monthly Archives: August 2018

TURMERIC’S AMAZING HEALTH BENEFITS SOUND TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE. BUT THE RESEARCH LOOKS GOOD!

4 AUG 2018 Doctors are increasingly embracing the idea that the food we eat may be as good as any disease-fighting, immunity-boosting drug. This isn’t a new strategy. The cancer researcher Siddhartha Mukherjee recently told Business Insider that “for centuries, diet was the only kind of medicine.” Lately, Mukherjee and other doctors …

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A TOP JAPANESE UNIVERSITY HAS A SYSTEM FOR EXCLUDING FEMALE APPLICANTS

4 AUG 2018 One of Japan’s top medical universities has been systematically blocking female applicants from entering the school for at least eight years, local news agencies reported on Thursday. Tokyo Medical University, a private institution consistently ranked among the country’s best for clinical medicine, has been automatically lowering the …

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SCRAPPING MAY MAKE COMEBACK AS SMALLER CONTAINERSHIPS LOSE THEIR APPEAL

The 2010-built containership headed for demolition. Picture taken at a Singapore anchorage, January 11, 2016. August 3, 2018  Non-operating owners of ageing gas-guzzling small containerships are likely to renew their interest in scrapping as the charter market makes an unexpected U-turn. The latest idle tonnage report by Alphaliner records 131 …

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WHICH LANGUAGES ARE HARDEST TO LEARN? THIS INFOGRAPHIC HAS YOUR ANSWER

4 AUG 2018 Just in case you’re thinking of taking up a second language soon, language-learning website Voxy put together this handy infographic breaking down which languages are hardest for English speakers to learn. Compiled using information from multiple sources, including the Foreign Service Institute of the US Department of State, the …

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