The man who had the “biggest brain tumor” removed in the world

The man who had the “biggest brain tumor” removed in the world

A 1.8 kilogram brain tumor. That’s what they removed the Indian Santlal Pal, 31, on February 14 in Bombay, India. The doctors who participated in the operation assure that the tumor can be “the largest in the world”. The surgery, which lasted seven hours, was performed at the Nair hospital in...

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The luxurious clinic in the United States where millionaires ‘disconnect’ their children addicted to mobile phones and internet

The luxurious clinic in the United States where millionaires ‘disconnect’ their children addicted to mobile phones and internet

Although one of the main drawbacks of the latest iPhone X may be its price -it went on sale as the most expensive in the history of Apple for US $ 1,000-, in the United States and there are those who pay the equivalent of 40 new iPhones to get...

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First transgender officer joins Philippine army reserves

First transgender officer joins Philippine army reserves

The Philippine military has welcomed its first transgender officer, the defence department said Thursday, swearing in a prominent member of Congress as a reservist. Geraldine Roman, 50, who became the Catholic-majority nation’s first transgender person elected to Congress in 2016, took her oath on Wednesday. “That indeed makes her the...

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“I could not mourn the death of my grandmother because I had menstruation”

“I could not mourn the death of my grandmother because I had menstruation”

Although the issue of menstruation is still a sensitive issue in many Indian families, it had never been a taboo in mine … until an emotional family reunion revealed a generational split. “Does anyone have a tampon?” I asked as I left the bathroom. Several members of my family, who...

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Acid attacks, fake bombs and murders: the danger of extreme jokes on YouTube

Acid attacks, fake bombs and murders: the danger of extreme jokes on YouTube

The YouTube channel of Arya Mosallah had more than 650,000 subscribers. But, with only 17 years old, his career as “youtuber” came to an end when he published a video entitled “Throwing water in people’s faces, PT 2”. He recorded how he approached several people and, after a brief conversation, he threw...

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7 different (and curious) ways in which workers eat lunch in the world

7 different (and curious) ways in which workers eat lunch in the world

There is a lot to learn about the working culture of a country from how people take their lunch. But how are l a s lunch are in different parts of m orld? We ask people from various countries what their lunch is like. 1. Makul Paraekh – Bombay, India “Today there is less time for...

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This is the best decision you can make in life, according to neuroscientist Moran Cerf

This is the best decision you can make in life, according to neuroscientist Moran Cerf

Do they talk to our brains without us noticing? It seems so, according to studies on synchrony between the electrical impulses of different people brain made by Moran Cerf, professor of neuroscience and business at the University of Northwestern (United States) and a professor at the American Film Institute. For...

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Why New Zealand has the highest youth suicide rates in the developed world

Why New Zealand has the highest youth suicide rates in the developed world

If we think of New Zealand, it is likely that what comes to mind is a beautiful nature, with fjords, mountains and vast landscapes, empty and infinite. But for years the country has been fighting against another form of isolation: depression and suicide . A new UNICEF report contains an alarming fact:...

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Why using words like “always”, “never” and “absolutely” can be an indication of depression

Why using words like “always”, “never” and “absolutely” can be an indication of depression

The words we use daily spontaneously could be an indication of depression. This conclusion was reached through the use of technology that allowed us to analyze the linguistic patterns of 63 internet forums in English , with more than 6,400 members. The study was conducted by Mohamed Al-Mosaiwi and Tom Johnstone, of...

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How seeing birds near your home can improve your mental health

How seeing birds near your home can improve your mental health

People who live in neighborhoods with more birds, shrubs and trees are less likely to suffer from depression, anxiety and stress. This is confirmed in a study by researchers from the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom, the British Ornithological Fund and the University of Queensland, Australia. The research,...

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