Australian researchers confirm stress makes you sick

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Australian researchers confirm stress makes you sick

Wednesday, December 7, 2005 Australian researchers say they have scientifically proven that stress causes sickness. The Garvan Institute in Sydney has discovered that a hormone, known as neuropeptide Y, (NPY) is released into the body during times of stress. Their findings show the hormone can stop the immune system from functioning properly. “Neuropeptide Y is […]

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Andrea Muizelaar on fashion, anorexia, and life after ‘Top Model’

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Andrea Muizelaar on fashion, anorexia, and life after ‘Top Model’

Monday, November 26, 2007 In the 18 months since Andrea Muizelaar was crowned winner of the reality TV series Canada’s Next Top Model, her life has been a complete whirlwind. From working in a dollar store in her hometown of Whitby, Ontario, to modeling haute couture in Toronto, she had reached her dream of becoming […]

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Category:Science and technology

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Category:Science and technology

This is the category for science and technology. Refresh this list to see the latest articles. 5 May 2019: Scientific study suggests dinosaurs flapped their wings as they ran 30 April 2019: Wikinews attends Maker Faire in Tyler, Texas 11 April 2019: New studies may bring slug-made glues closer to use in medicine 5 March […]

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US airlines eke out US$12 million profit in first quarter

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US airlines eke out US$12 million profit in first quarter
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May 15

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 US airlines in the first quarter of 2010 managed to eke out a US$12 million profit, mostly from “ancillary” services like checked baggage fees, pet transportation fees and more. Compared to the first quarter of 2009, checked baggage fees soared 33% to $769 million. The airlines also reaped $554 million in […]

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Building collapse in Barbados traps family

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Building collapse in Barbados traps family
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May 12

Sunday, August 26, 2007Miami Dade Fire Rescue, Urban Search and Rescue Florida Task Force 1 Members were on the scene since last night. Search dogs worked the scene all night. According to current reports, sometime early this morning, an apartment building in Brittons Hill, Barbados fell into a cave below. Five family members are known […]

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England’s elderly face human rights breaches in home care system

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England’s elderly face human rights breaches in home care system
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May 11

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 A report published today by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) finds that, in many cases, England’s home care system breaches the human rights of the elderly it is supposed to serve. The Close to home: older people and human rights in home care report is the result of a […]

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Cadillac unveils Obama’s ‘Beast’, the 2009 Presidential State Car

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Cadillac unveils Obama’s ‘Beast’, the 2009 Presidential State Car
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May 10

Saturday, January 17, 2009 The US Secret Service has released the first photos Wednesday of the new presidential limousine that will transport Barack Obama down Pennsylvania Avenue next Tuesday as part of the 56th Presidential inaugural parade after he is sworn in at the Capitol. The First Limo – the 2009 Cadillac Presidential Limousine – […]

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On the campaign trail in the USA, July 2016

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On the campaign trail in the USA, July 2016
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May 10

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 The following is the third edition of a monthly series chronicling the U.S. 2016 presidential election. It features original material compiled throughout the previous month after an overview of the month’s biggest stories. In this month’s edition on the campaign trail: two individuals previously interviewed by Wikinews announce their candidacies for […]

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Broward County Sheriff’s police dog killed in shootout in Florida

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Broward County Sheriff’s police dog killed in shootout in Florida
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May 10

Thursday, July 17, 2008 A man shot and killed a Broward County Sheriff’s Office police dog in Miami Beach after a two-county chase in Florida early Thursday morning. The shooter, Delvin Lewis, 27, was firing shots at his girlfriend during a domestic dispute in Oakland Park. When police arrived, the suspect got into his car […]

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U.S. automaker Chrysler wants to eliminate 789 dealerships

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U.S. automaker Chrysler wants to eliminate 789 dealerships
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May 10

Thursday, May 14, 2009 American automobile manufacturer Chrysler LLC has said that it wants to eliminate 789, or about a quarter, of its 3,200 dealers by early June. In a bankruptcy court filing on Thursday, the firm stated its network has too many dealers competing between each other and is antiquated. A June 3 hearing […]

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