Signs of brain aging detected after severe COVID-19

Although COVID-19 is primarily a respiratory disease, neurological symptoms have been described in many COVID-19 patients, including in recovered individuals. Patients report symptoms such as brain fog or lack of focused thinking, memory loss and depression, and scientists have shown that patients with severe COVID-19 show a decline in cognitive performance that mimics accelerated aging. … Read more

Here’s how Americans avoid paying taxes on their cryptocurrency

Crypto traders don’t need to move their money abroad to evade US taxes, as long as the US government allows wash-trading of the nascent asset class. A group of economists from Cornell University, the University of North Carolina and Tel Aviv University have found that every time the US increases crypto tax scrutiny, trading activity … Read more

New Zealand naval ships are at a standstill because ‘personnel problems’ affect the defense force

Three of New Zealand’s nine naval vessels lie idle as personnel leave the defense force for industries with rising wages, despite tensions in the Pacific. Most important points: HMNZS Wellington returned early from its three-month Pacific deployment It is the third ship to be placed under “care and custody”. New Zealand defense force chief says … Read more

Oilers to host Heritage Classic in 2023

On November 22, 2003, the Edmonton Oilers hosted the inaugural Heritage Classic—the first outdoor game in NHL history. And I hear that 20 years later the Oilers will host the Heritage Classic again. The match is scheduled for October 2023. The date is not yet set and neither is the opponent. But it should be … Read more

Chrisshell Stause berates the People’s Choice Awards for refusing to let her partner G Flip take her

Chrisshell Stause has criticized the organizers of the 2022 People’s Choice Awards for refusing to let her partner G Flip come along as a plus-one. The Selling Sunset star, 41, took to Twitter on Wednesday after the previous night’s event, where she took aim at show bosses for excluding the singer, 28, from attending. To … Read more

House of Gaming collaborates with YouTubers Google BABA, LitBoi YT and Its Ninja

House of Gaming teams up with YouTubers Google BABA, LitBoi YT and Its Ninja, WATCH DETAILS- House of Gaming, a next-generation technology company… House of Gaming teams up with YouTubers Google BABA, LitBoi YT and Its Ninja, WATCH DETAILS- House of Gaming, a next-generation technology company focused on developing Esports in India, has partnered with … Read more

Parking fees add to the financial burden of cancer patients

A group of radiation oncology researchers led by Dr. Mustafa Al Balushi of the University of Alberta found a strong link between parking costs and living costs, as well as access to public transportation. “[Our study] shows that the impact of parking fees on cancer patients is multi-layered with significant direct and indirect … Read more

China trade suffers worst slump in 2-1/2 years as COVID woes and weak demand take toll

China’s exports are worst since February 2020, miss forecast Imports are down the most since May 2020 due to weak demand Global economic slowdown, China’s COVID woes are under pressure Politburo meeting points to key driver for domestic demand in 2023, analyst says BEIJING, Dec. 7 (Reuters) – China’s exports and imports contracted at their … Read more

US judge dismisses trial against Saudi prince over Khashoggi murder

A US federal judge in Washington on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit brought by slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s fiancé against Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, citing President Biden’s grant of immunity. U.S. District Judge John Bates suggested he was reluctant to dismiss the lawsuit, but given the Biden administration’s decision, he had no choice. … Read more