HERE’S THE SCOOP: A heartwarming moment between a civilian and a deputy with the Macomb County Sheriff's Office in Michigan was captured on bodycam earlier this week. The deputy, identified as Deputy Thorne, was called to a vehicle on the side of the road where he found "Joe," who was feeling overwhelmed and needed a break. After hearing about Joe's struggles and concerns, … [Read more...] about Sheriff’s Deputy Offers Comforting Hug to Distressed Civilian [Video]
Reasonable Amounts of Video Gaming Okay for Kids, According to Study
HERE’S THE SCOOP: Parents can breathe a sigh of relief when it comes to their children's video game habits, as a recent study by the University of Houston found that spending up to 4.5 hours on consoles like Playstation or Xbox has no impact on kids' brain functions. Additionally, the study discovered that games aimed at helping children build healthy brain skills don't … [Read more...] about Reasonable Amounts of Video Gaming Okay for Kids, According to Study
Man Develops Uncontrollable Irish Accent Due to Rare Speech Disorder
HERE’S THE SCOOP: A man in the US developed an uncontrollable Irish accent despite having no Irish background, according to a report by the British Medical Journal. The man, who was in his 50s, was diagnosed with prostate cancer and receiving androgen deprivation therapy and abiraterone acetate/prednisone, which are approved treatments for patients with metastatic … [Read more...] about Man Develops Uncontrollable Irish Accent Due to Rare Speech Disorder
Xiaomi’s New AR Headset: The Future of Immersive Computing?
HERE’S THE SCOOP: Chinese tech company Xiaomi has revealed its Wireless AR Glass Discovery Edition, a lightweight and compact augmented reality headset that promises a seamless blending of the digital and physical worlds. The headset is equipped with microOLED displays with an ultra-high pixel density, which Xiaomi claims will be imperceptible to the naked eye. … [Read more...] about Xiaomi’s New AR Headset: The Future of Immersive Computing?
Can a diabetes drug be a potential treatment for alcohol use disorder?
HERE’S THE SCOOP: Several patients taking the diabetes medication Ozempic have reported a decreased desire for alcohol. The medication, which belongs to a class of drugs called glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonists, helps control insulin and blood sugar levels and can potentially affect the areas in the brain that regulate our desire for food and alcohol. While the … [Read more...] about Can a diabetes drug be a potential treatment for alcohol use disorder?