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A second study found that rates of dementia were higher among African Americans in states with a high infant mortality rate when compared with white counterparts, suggesting the long term impact on the brain of early events. Dr Dean Hartley, of the US-based Alzheimer's Association, said: 'It is not only things like good schools, nutrition and exercise programmes [in wealthier areas], it is not having that daily stress that disadvantaged areas bring, like when you're going off to school ...
  • Facebook plans ads on all its platforms, including WhatsApp

    Facebook plans ads on all its platforms, including WhatsApp

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    Facebook revenue growth was expected to throttle back "significantly" this year as the social network runs out of room to post ads, Facebook's chief financial officer David Wehner said during an earnings call with analysts. Facebook told last week it tried advertising on Messenger app on a global basis. It started testing ads in Marketplace , its Craigslist-style shopping section for buying or selling used goods, yesterday.
  • Xiaomi Mi 5X specifications and price details leaked

    Xiaomi Mi 5X specifications and price details leaked

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    A new phone named Xiaomi 5X has popped up on a Chinese poster, revealing all its specifications. The poster reveals that the phone will feature a 5.5-inch display, is powered by Snapdragon 625 processor, coupled with 4GB RAM, and will cost 1,999 Yuan (approximately Rs 19,999).
  • "Amazon Anytime" a Stand-alone Instant Messaging App in work

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    The stand-alone messaging app also provides for tasks that can be done in groups, like playing games, listening to music, and ordering food. Messaging apps dominate the top charts of the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store. If at all Amazon decides to launch it in India, then I am sure it is going to have UPI integrated into its system. So, it shouldn't come as a surprise if the company suddenly drops a standalone messaging app.
  • Nokia 8 Leaked in India | Know Price, Specifications & Launch Date

    Nokia 8 Leaked in India | Know Price, Specifications & Launch Date

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    Four colour schemes are now planned for the Nokia 8? Nokia 8 , a new premium smartphone is close to launching, according to a new report . The phone is also rumoured to come with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. Following which, rumors and speculations regarding Nokia's other high-end smartphones including Nokia 8 and 9 started surfacing online. The leak puts the price tag at 589 Euro, roughly $680, in Scandanavian countries, though other European countries could get it at a ...
  • Kingdom Hearts 3 Out In 2018, Includes Toy Story And More

    Kingdom Hearts 3 Out In 2018, Includes Toy Story And More

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    Kingdom Hearts III ($59 at Amazon) will be available for the Xbox One, and the PS4. No exact release date was revealed, but at least we know it will be out next year. Game graphics are finally good enough to make them look as if they have been ripped straight out of the movie. People were very excited for a new world to be revealed for the highly anticipated third installment in the Kingdom Hearts series, and now it's here.
  • FIR against me BJP's attempt to break alliance: Tejashwi Yadav

    FIR against me BJP's attempt to break alliance: Tejashwi Yadav

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    JD (U) has made it clear that they will not compromise with corruption and will follow Nitish Kumar's policy of zero tolerance to corruption. Senior leaders in the party maintain that if he alone resigns, it will send a wrong signal, nearly of accepting the crime and bending to the JD (U)'s whims.
  • 'Significant' harmful algae bloom predicted to form in Lake Erie

    'Significant' harmful algae bloom predicted to form in Lake Erie

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    Many farmers are making efforts to curb algae-causing pollution and runoff, but the Alliance for the Great Lakes says more needs to be done, including the reduction in the amount of manure and fertilizer used. No blooms have been detected yet this summer, and are not expected to begin growing until later in the month or early in August. "Environmental groups have voiced their concern following the news".
  • Sprint Tips New Flex, Deals Plans for Phone Upgrades

    Sprint Tips New Flex, Deals Plans for Phone Upgrades

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    However, if you buy something non-iPhone or non-Galaxy, you can pay $5 per month to be able to upgrade every year. Choose a phone and start paying monthly with our lowest cost down today. Additionally, at the 18-month mark, no matter your situation, you can trade-in your phone for a new one with no strings attached (from what I can tell).
  • Mourinho open to re-signing Ibrahimovic

    Mourinho open to re-signing Ibrahimovic

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    Mourinho , speaking ahead of United's opening U.S. tour game against Los Angeles Galaxy on Saturday, said Ibrahimovic could yet return the club next season. He has been granted permission by the club to use the medical facilities but he has stunned the club's medical staff, as he is expected to return way ahead of schedule in October, earlier than his previous return date of January 2018.
  • The last survivors on Earth | University of Oxford

    The last survivors on Earth | University of Oxford

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    It is considered the world's toughest animal, despite its diminutive size which is under a millimetre (0.04 inches). The British and USA scientists looked at the likelihood of tardigrades meeting a premature end as a result of extreme cosmic cataclysms such as exploding stars, giant asteroid impacts or gamma ray bursts - incredibly powerful eruptions of energy linked to the formation of black holes.
  • Teenage girl posts 'love you' after allegedly killing mom

    Teenage girl posts 'love you' after allegedly killing mom

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    They confessed their crimes. The Associated Press is not naming the girls because they are juveniles. Anna Schroeder shot her mom after she returned home from work. Schroeder and her ex-husband adopted their daughter on January 19, 2005. As Rachel Helm was being questioned by authorities, Anna Schroeder reportedly took to Facebook on Saturday evening to post a message on her mom's page, according to the Sauk Valley News .