These were the two designs for the stage altar that were turned down (and which were cheaper)

29 jan, 20:42 The controversial altar where Pope Francis will celebrate mass in August during World Youth Day in Lisbon could have cost well under 4 million euros. TVI, from the same group as CNN Portugal, had access to the two architectural projects that were approved by the current president of the Sociedade de Reabilitação … Read more

Has the high price of eggs made you want to raise chickens? Caution: this carries some health risks

With egg prices rising, more people may be tempted to raise their own chickens in their backyard. Before you decide to start building your chicken coop, health experts have a word of warning: caring for backyard chickens isn’t as easy as bringing home a new kitten, and keeping chickens can come with a host of … Read more

Few women pay attention to this breast cancer risk factor

Dense breast tissue has been linked to up to a fourfold increased risk of breast cancer. However, a new study suggests that few women see breast density as a significant risk factor. The study, Published in JAMA Network Openinvestigated 1,858 women aged 40 to 76 years, from 2019 to 2020, who reported having recently had … Read more

To the attention of those who carry their mobile phone in the car: be careful or keep your car parked (a guide so you don’t damage anything)

What you should know to take care of your phone’s battery but also so that your car never stops It is a behavior adopted by many people on a daily basis, and there has been a lot of talk about its possible counterparts. However, despite the fact that the question is no longer new, it … Read more

“The rise to the nuclear level is a possibility”. Agostinho Costa anticipates the next steps of the war

Yesterday at 11:06 Major General Agostinho Costa considers that “we are truly at a decisive point” in the war in Ukraine and defines two objectives: to prevent NATO from entering into direct conflict with Russia and to keep the conflict limited to Ukrainian territory. “The possibility of escalation is real,” he says. For Agostinho Costa, … Read more

How Netflix prepares to “cut” password sharing in the coming months

Limits on Netflix’s password sharing began to be addressed last year after the company’s stock reported its first drop in subscribers in more than a decade. Netflix password sharing as we know it has its days numbered. The ‘streaming’ platform will start to impose limits on this practice in the first quarter of this year, … Read more

Antidepressants take away the pain, but also the pleasure. Scientists Warn of “Emotional Dullness”

It is a kind of emotional blindness, a state of apathy that disconnects the person from negative feelings – which cause depression and anxiety -, but also from positive ones. People who take antidepressants are not only able to ‘disconnect’ from negative feelings, they are also able to ‘disconnect’ from positive ones. This is the … Read more

This is the sound you’ll never hear – and it’s “medicine’s best kept secret”

In clinical trials around the world is brain surgery that doesn’t need an incision or produce any blood, yet dramatically improves the lives of people with essential tremor, depression and more. The procedure, known as a focused ultrasound, targets sound waves at parts of the brain to interrupt faulty brain circuits that cause symptoms. “Focused … Read more

This is the sound you’ll never hear – and it’s “medicine’s best kept secret”

In clinical trials around the world is brain surgery that doesn’t need an incision or produce any blood, yet dramatically improves the lives of people with essential tremor, depression and more. The procedure, known as a focused ultrasound, targets sound waves at parts of the brain to interrupt faulty brain circuits that cause symptoms. “Focused … Read more

There are noncommunicable diseases that can, after all, be transmitted

It is the largest study of what science calls “horizontal transmission” of bacteria. And, yes, we share ours and receive others from family, friends, work colleagues or mere strangers we come across. One single study, two conclusions that promise to change the scientific and medical paradigm: the bacteria that we have ‘jump’ from person to … Read more